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|"There's always room for improvement."|
[Vanessa, looking nervous, waits outside of Keaton. Vanessa gasps as Carly approaches her. They hug.]
Vanessa: Ready as I'll ever be.
[Carly holds Vanessa's hand and they both enter Keaton.]
Vanessa (Confessional): Here we go! (sighs) First day at one of the most prestigious art schools in the country. (she begins to look nervous and sighs).
[Carly and Vanessa walk inside Keaton, where many students are in the hallways.]
Vanessa: I've never felt this nervous.
Carly: Are you kidding me?! What about our third grade recital?
Vanessa: This is so much more.
Carly: Wow, that was a lot of nervousness... and puke!
(Vanessa and Carly quietly laugh.)
Carly: You don't have to be so scared, Vee, you're amazing. You wouldn't have gotten in if you weren't.
Vanessa: I wouldn't have gotten in if you hadn't made me apply.
Carly: You just needed a little nudge.
Vanessa: You're the best!
Carly: I know!
[Julie, with a camera, approaches them.]
Julie: Let me guess... dance with a concentration in ballet?
Vanessa: (confused) Um, yeah... how d'you know?
Julie: Say your names to the camera.
Carly: Um, I'm Carly but people call me Cee. And this is.
Julie: And people call you Vee?
Vanessa: Yeah! Actually, they do!
Julie: Welcome, Vee and Cee. I'm Julie Maslany, your Student President!
[A girl barges past Vanessa and Carly. "Going Home" plays from the Dance Studio. Carly opens the doors.]
Carly: Vee! You've gotta see this!
[Vanessa approaches Carly. A group of dancers, the Primas, dance in the Dance Studio, with Cassandra watching them. Cassandra notices them, rolls her eyes and them and closes the door. Vanessa and Carly snigger.]
Carly (Confessional): Those dancers must be the Primas: the best dancers in the school! (excitedly squeals)
[Vanessa sees Miles.]
Vanessa: (gasps) So cute!
[Recording him on her camera, Julie approaches Miles who is carrying an electric guitar in a case.]
Julie: Freshman, Music Program, you look like you could be a drummer but you're carrying an electric guitar. And you're a singer too? I know, it's kind of a gift: I'm really good at reading people.
[Miles opens his mouth as if he was going to say something but remains silent and walks away.]
Miles (Confessional): (silent)
[Julie approaches a noticeably-nervous Alya.]
Julie: Are you okay? You look... a bit... in shock.
Alya: I do. (sighs) I mean, "I do"?
Julie: Don't worry: the first day of school is always intimidating. Just know that every freshman, scratch that. Every student here feels exactly the same; it's just that... some are better at hiding it than others.
Alya: Thanks! I'll try to remember that!
Alya (Confessional): Way easier said than done. (nervously laughs)
[Julie rolls her eyes as Scarlett sings while walking down the hallway.]
Scarlett: (singing) La, la, la, la, la, oh, oh, oh.
Julie: (sighs) Scarlett the Starlet!
Scarlett: (singing) La, la, la, la, la, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh.
Alya (to herself): What am I doing here?
Denzel (to Alya): Conquering the world!
Alya: Here's hoping!
[Jax, with "Spark" playing through his headphones, bumps into Alya. Alya sighs and Jax chuckles. Julie records this on her camera.]
[Main title theme.]
[Transition scene with shots of the interior of Keaton.]
[In the Dance Studio, the freshmen are sitting down in front of Helsweel.]
Helsweel: Welcome to Keaton School of the Arts. Keaton is the key to your future. Whether it will be a success or a failure is completely up to you.
[In the Music Room, Park is speaking to his freshman students.]
Park: This is gonna be the best four years of your lives. Not to say it's gonna be easy, but it is gonna change who you are for the better.
Helsweel: The person you are today will not be the person who will graduate in four years.
[Music Room. Alya quietly enters, late, and sits down.]
Park: Look around. The people sitting next to you are your family. Help each other. Support one another. Be each other's critics, fans, and, most importantly, friends.
Helsweel: Statistically, only half of you will make it to graduation. And one of you won't even make it 'til Christmas. [to Jenna] Will it be you?
Park: If you need someone to talk to, my door is always open.
Helsweel: If you need a shoulder to cry on, go cry to your mother. Just like in life, this is not a rehearsal. You are constantly being judged. Constantly being evaluated. One misstep could mean the end.
Park: I think now would be a good time to get to know.
Helsweel: What each one of you is capable of.
Park: So, let's see what you're made of.
Helsweel: So, let's see what you're made of.
[Vanessa and Carly exchange nervous looks.]
[Transition scene with footage of the interior of Keaton. The instrumental of "Breaking Hearts and Taking Names" plays. Music Room. Bianca starts singing "Breaking Hearts and Taking Names".]
Bianca: (singing) Came down here / To this coffee shop / Made me learn a thing / Made me loosen up // Take a minute to / Work on my art / Not so lucky now / All I've been doing is // Breaking hearts...
[Jax turns to Miles. Bianca continues singing in the background.]
Jax: Isn't she the girl from that show? The one with the robot?
Miles: I don't watch TV.
Jax: Who doesn't watch TV?!
Miles: People who don't own televisions.
Jax (Confessional): Who does this guy think he is? He doesn't watch TV?! (scoffs) I mean, even his haircut reeks of pretention.