The departure of Cathy and Vivi-Anne creates an opportunity for Abby to change the make-up of her dance group with a big open audition in which Kendall Vertes wins, and Abby warns no one can be secure of their spot on the ALDC team.Meanwhile, Holly's busy career schedule forces her to miss Nia's rehearsals and competitions, which Abby sees as a lack of Dance Mom dedication.
Chloe finds herself at the top of Abby's pyramid for the first time, but is she being set up?
Meanwhile, Cathy takes her daughter Vivi-Anne out of Abby Lee Dance Company to join Candy Apples Dance Center.
She secretly readies her dancers to go against Abby's dancers.
In Hollywood, Kelly decides to secretly hire choreographers to give her daughters Brooke and Paige an edge.
Meanwhile, Maddie dedicates her new solo "Angel" to her late grandmother.
Brooke’s ex-crush Brandon returns to the ALDC to star in their group routine, "Snapshot".
Steve q wants to experience an extraordinary sex adventure, and he's going to attempt this through a mysterious newspaper advertisement for the ultimate blind date.
Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011.
Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance Company, and follows children's early careers in dance show business and their mothers.