|Cirque du Solos|
|Episode Number||9 (9 Overall)|
|Air Date||December 4, 2012|
|Bottom Dancer(s)|| Amanda C |
| Preceded by|
Bend it Like Abby
| Followed by|
Dance for Your Life
With only four dancers remaining in the competition, the moms have to do whatever it takes to ensure their child makes it to the final three. This week the girls not only have to worry about perfecting their solos, but they're also doing a complicated and grueling circus inspired group dance.
|Amanda C||Freakshow Contortionist|
Beast of the East
- For the first time in the show, the winner of the group challange did not win anything that effected the assignments (ex. winning a solo, picking thier style of dance, etc.) and instead, Amanda C won two tickets to New York to see Cirque du Solei: Worlds Away.
- This marked the first time where both Amanda C and Brianna land in the bottom two.
- The group challenge was performed on a balance beam.
- For the first time, a dancer who has won the group challenge gets eliminated.