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Season 1, Episode 4
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Air Date: August 3, 2011
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"Stealing the Show" is the fourth episode of the first season of Dance Moms. It first aired on August 3, 2011.


Abby gives each girl one solo dance for the next competition. However, she gives two solos to her star dancer, Maddie, clearly providing her with an advantage over the others. Christi has seen this too many times and lashes out at Abby with uncontrolled fury.[1]

Competition Attended

OnStage NY in Pittsburgh, PA on April 30 - May 1, 2011[2]

Weekly Dances

Abby Lee Dance Company
Dance Name
Dance Style
(not shown)
Jazz 1st in Advanced Mini Group
1st in Advanced Mini Division


Rag Dolls
(not shown)
Contemporary 2nd in Advanced Mini Group
2nd in Advanced Mini Division
Mini Critics Choice Award
House of Love
(not shown)
Lyrical 4th in Advanced Junior Group
8th in Advanced Junior Division
Everlasting Friends
(not shown)
Lyrical 1st in Advanced Mini Duo/Trio
Brooke Break Me Acrobatic Lyrical 4th in Advanced Teen Solo
Chloe Mother Lyrical 4th in Advanced Mini Solo
Mackenzie Mouse Trap Acrobatic Did Not Place
High Gold
Maddie Acapella Tap 3rd in Advanced Mini Solo
Highest Scoring Mini Tap Routine
Exceptional Stage Presence Award
Firecracker Award
Cry Lyrical 1st in Advanced Mini Solo
Highest Scoring Mini Lyrical Routine
Loves To Dance Award
Nia You Do Cuban Jazz Did Not Place
High Gold
Paige Double Take Acrobatic Jazz Did Not Place
Vivi-Anne Honeybee Musical Theater Did Not Place

Other Information

  • Pyramid:
    • Brooke
    • Maddie, Chloe
    • Nia, Paige, Mackenzie, Vivi-Anne


  • The girls can be seen wearing the costumes of various unaired dances throughout the competition.
    • Maddie can be seen wearing the costume for her and Chloe's "Everlasting Friends" duet when she goes backstage to hug Chloe before her solo.[3]
    • Chloe, Nia and Paige can be seen wearing the costumes for "007" in various shots.[4]
  • Despite not being introduced at all throughout the episode, Kennedy Trent, an ALDC member who performed in the unaired group dance "Rag Dolls", can be seen during rehearsals.[5]

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