Dance Academy Soundtrack – Series 1 Episode 11 – One Perfect Day


Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake – Dance of the Little Swans –

The detail that says it all: Tara is being told off AND she is the only one not dancing  in pointe shoes!



Ah, this next one:

Taco Van Hettinga – Freunde Pier – it means ‘Friend Pier’… so I presume it is either the dirge for Sammy’s pointe shoes funeral…


(sorry, three photos just because this scene is awesome!)


unlikely to be the ribbon dance music, but could it be?


Or Ethan’s original music choice?

Your guess is as good as mine…

And last but not least:

Winterpark – One Night Alone –


Tara proves her point by dancing Ethan’s choreography her way, to this track. (and I love that this happens again  as Abigail does that to his chore in Series 2 Episode 5: Showcase!)


Dance Academy Soundtrack – S1e10 – Through the Looking Glass


Decent list, no mention of that amazing music when Abigail scrutinizes herself, but hey!


Wish – Telemetry Orchestra (Scott & Whittingham)

Aaron tries to entice ”Cheds” Christian to return to his ‘old’ life…



Dents – The Acorn

Christian chooses his new life over his unreliable up-to-no-good pal.


Concrete Love Song – Krista Muir

Abigail the survivor, acting out tears and remorse for getting out of trouble, and this is how she really feels about it: Powerful!

Oh that girl!

Dance Academy Soundtrack – Series 1 Episode 9 – Heartbeat


A mix of find-able songs and made-for-purpose un-find-able ones…


Heart Beats Faster – Prince of Thieves


Lost at Sea – The Cairos – (as background music)


Casting II – Cristian Cassara – I love this music, such a shame I can’t find the track anywhere


Boundaries – Garron Leslie – same as above


Had Enough/ You Got Me Dancing- J. Worthy/ A. Tuohey/ M.Mozart

And then there should be TV trailer – Jonas Engelke…


Dance Academy Soundtrack: Series 1 Episode 7 –Crush Test Dummies

Dance Academy Soundtrack: Series 1 Episode 7 –Crush Test Dummies


Mr Jigga – Electron maker


PNC – Betta Than This

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Baby won’t you be my baby tonight The Cheats – Kat thinks Sammy has a crush on Tara

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Bizet – Habannera – the actual one and the film clip

and another decent remix

and another one:

and the original Christian heard on Tara’s CD:


Last but not least, the frustrating scene where songs are actually named, but were designed for the episode, so cannot be found on the internet!


Crush theories and feminism


Meeting Kaylah


Sammy being, well, Sammy.

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Abigail, to Christian as he practices: ‘You know, being good at HipHop is never gonna make you a better ballet dancer.’ Ouch.

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Christian’s escape

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Sammy admitting he has a crush on Abigail: ‘I didn’t mean for it to happen.’

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Crush fantasy…




Dance Academy Soundtrack: Series 1 Episode 6 –Perfection

Ah, mostly classical this one, and not a lot of it:


So here we go:

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Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake – Op 20 – Act 2:#13 Dances of the Swans –

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Tara dreaming herself into Odette’s role:

Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake – Odette’s Solo (Act 2)

and this little snippet of Kat’s mum skill as a teacher:

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Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake – Op 20 – (first part)

supposedly we should have this track also somewhere, but I can’t spot where…

Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake – Op 20- Act 3 pas de deux –

As for ‘Subway Out’ and Cassara’s ‘Don’t Play with My Heart’, these were once again written for the show, but these ones are named here, and I cannot spot where they might actually appear at all…

Another frustrating one then!




Dance Academy Soundtrack: Series 1 Episode 4 – Minefield

Series 1 Episode 4 – Minefield – Sountrack

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Offenbach – The Tales of Hoffmann – Baracolle – as very short background only to beginning of pas-de-deux trust lesson.

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Mozart – Rondo in C major or (simpler version) – Stop fighting over Tara you two, especially as you do not want her at that point, Ethan the torturer!

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Skate – Henrik Kolenda – no link – Tara facing Christian’s aloof rudeness.

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The Alohas – Superskegs – – Fun at the beach

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Rupert Kepplinger – Tara’s Frittenangriff – (fries attack) no link

Variation of Tara’s theme – And Christian might find her annoying, but he still cannot keep his eyes off her!

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Talons -Scoffers and Understanders – & – Gravitron – ? No links, and therefore no idea where it fits: could be the music the bad boys are listening to in their cars, or the background music for this Shaun/ Kat scene? If you know, please tell me!


I am, as usual, sad that the class piano pieces are not attributed:

nor the sweet music when Kat consoles Tara…

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Dance Academy Soundtrack: Series 1 Episode 3 Behind Barres

Series 1 Episode 3: Behind Barres

There are some amazing tracks during that episode, both in Ballet Class

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and in environmental music, particularly when Tara dances her angry dances and Christian is running off. I can’t believe these were not credited!

But we do have the tracks for the rest:

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Coco Electrik – Apple Pie –– Kat seeks revenge on Abigail for refusing to let Tara move out.

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Little Red – Fool– Kat and Sammy Karaoke revenge, failed.

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oh, and there was no background music for this one, but I just love this shot, Christian having been let down by his brother, and now stuck at the Academy, with the logo just peeping there behind his resigned face. Great filming here.