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|Chaos at Nationals|
|Season 5, Episode 31|
|Air Date:||August 11, 2015|
|Viewers:||1.399 million, 0.54 rating|
Throwback Tuesday: Kendall & Jill
Throwback Tuesday: Mackenzie & Melissa
- Note: A special episode Throwback Tuesday: Mackenzie & Melissa aired immediately after this episode.
ALDC's competition season comes to a close with Nationals and the girls feel the pressure to remain undefeated and prevail in LA over their rivals at Broadway Dance Academy. But with Abby opening her new studio the day before competition, the girls are left with little time to prepare. The girls give their all to make their leader proud but the tension spirals out of control, leading to a chaotic ending unlike any Nationals before.
- Center Stage Dance Productions in Lancaster, CA on May 31st, 2015 at (Lancaster Performing Arts Center).
|The Waiting Room||Contemporary||2nd Overall|
1st in Junior
Center Stage Junior National Champion
|Maddie||Someone Special||Lyrical||2nd in Junior|
|Nia||No Matter What||Contemporary||2nd in Teen|
|Acrobatic Lyrical||4th in Junior|
Junior Miss Center Stage
|Improv||1st in Duo/Trio Division|
|Moving Target||Open||1st Overall|
1st in Teen
Center Stage Teen National Champion
|Ava||The Myth of the Mermaid||Contemporary||1st in Junior|
- Maddie, Kalani
- Kendall, Mackenzie, JoJo
- There were various mix-ups during awards:
- Mackenzie fell on concrete shortly before the competition, suffering cuts and scratches.
- Nia's music video for "Slay" premiered live at the competition.
- Center Stage Dance Competition is linked to World Class Talent Experience and to DanceKidsUSA in some fashion; in the past, all three have given an identical phone number for contact, with that number located in Pompano Beach, Florida.
- After the first competition, Center Stage gave a different contact phone number from Pompano Beach, matching that of Backstage Boss; with that organization's managing member also being the VP of DanceKidsUSA.
- May 24: JoJo event in Las Vegas
- May 30: Official "Grand Opening" date for ALDC LA. (There was also an overflowing crowd for the pre-event earlier in the day.)
- During the week, the Gisoni (Ziegler) family sold their old home in Pittsburgh, moving into a larger custom built house.
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