In the hope of winning a national title, the A-Troupe dancers are led by team captain Emily and head choreographer Chris. Day in and day out, the group trains for the regional competition at The Next Step Dance Studio. When a very talented girl, Michelle, joins the team, Emily feels threatened. With her arrival at the studio, secrets, emotions and cliques are exposed and challenged. The championships are just around the corner, so the team must come together and resolve its problems if the members are to have any chance of winning the national title.