Claire and Kiira are pitted against each other and vie to become the face of the ABC season, while Trey attempts to remedy the rift between Paul and Ross, or so it appears. After an incident in rehearsal, Mia worries that her eating disorder is causing more than just weight loss, and her brassy, demeaning mother, Lainie, visiting from New Jersey doesn’t help. Mia also deals with the repercussions of her encounter with Bryan. Kiira returns to Jasper’s for a respite from her obligations and we further understand her marital dynamic. Claire and Daphne perform excerpts from a ballet at a private event held by Sergei, where Claire catches a glimpse of the despicable and dangerous activities in which the club-owner engages.