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Switched at Birth: Dance Amongst Daggers

Tensions continue to grow while Kathyrn hosts the annual school benefit at the Kennish residence, where her new family becomes a spectacle for all of Mission Hills to gossip about. Toby and his friend Wilke's (Austin Butler) band are excited to perform at the benefit, but they're in need of a drummer - can Daphne's deaf friend Emmett really play the drums? As the night goes on, Daphne is faced with a heartbreaking decision -- to choose between a family she barely knows and an exciting new love interest who makes her feel that being deaf is not an issue. Meanwhile, Melody (Marlee Matlin) and John appear to be establishing a bond during the benefit. As rumors fly about the family's real situation, Kathryn has a difficult time accepting her husband's new friend. Making matters worse, Regina accepts a dinner invitation from the ex-husband of one of Kathyrn's best friends.

Source: ABC Family

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Airdate: Monday June 27th, 2011

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (5 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Marlee MatlinMarlee Matlin
As Melody

Guest Stars
Austin ButlerAustin Butler
As Wilke
Blair RedfordBlair Redford
As Ty
Charles Michael DavisCharles Michael Davis
As Liam Luppo
Jason Brooks (1)Jason Brooks (1)
As Bruce
Tammy TownsendTammy Townsend
As Denise

Co-Guest Stars
Tina HuangTina Huang
As Tina Choi
Brandon Jones (3)Brandon Jones (3)
As Liam's Friend
Corie VickersCorie Vickers
As Female Party Guest #2
Kirsten RoetersKirsten Roeters
As Female Party Guest #1
Skyler ValloSkyler Vallo
As Chelsea
Main Cast
Sean BerdySean Berdy
As Emmett
Lucas GrabeelLucas Grabeel
As Toby Kennish
Lea ThompsonLea Thompson
As Kathryn Kennish
D.W. MoffettD.W. Moffett
As John Kennish
Constance MarieConstance Marie
As Regina Vasquez
Vanessa MaranoVanessa Marano
As Bay Kennish
Katie LeClercKatie LeClerc
As Daphne Vasquez
Episode Notes
Additional Credits
Post Production Services: Level 3 Post
Post Production Sound: Smart Post Sound
Cameras: Panavision Digital Cinematography

Filmed on location in the State of California with assistance from the CALIFORNIA FILM COMMISSION

Other Episode Crew

CreatorLizzy Weiss
Executive ProducerPaul Stupin  |  Lizzy Weiss  |  John Ziffren
Co-Executive ProducerChad Fiveash  |  Joy Gregory  |  Becky Hartman Edwards  |  James Patrick Stoteraux
ProducerSean Reycraft  |  Shawn Wilt
Associate ProducerTom Summers
Production DesignerGreg J. Grande
EditorSusan Kobata
CastingDeedee Bradley
Unit Production ManagerMary Church
First Assistant DirectorMatt Hinkley
Second Assistant DirectorDan Mulvaney
Music EditorElliott Goldkind
Music SupervisorWendy Levy
Costume DesignerJulia Schklair
Key GripTom Harjo
Camera OperatorMichael Frediani  |  Ron Schlaeger
Set DecoratorRichard C. Walker
Location ManagerJordana Kronen
Transportation CoordinatorRobert Santoro
Property MasterScott A. Buckwald
Construction CoordinatorStar Fields
Production Sound MixerRobert Sharman
Script SupervisorIwona Sapienza
Production CoordinatorJen Mayo
Assistant EditorKathy Messer
Post Production SupervisorMichael Kagey
Supervising Sound EditorMark Friedgen
Re-Recording MixerDean Okrand  |  Brian Harman
Director of PhotographyRuss T. Alsobrook
Art DirectorRichard J. Ramirez, Jr.
Costume SupervisorPhilip Hayman
Production AccountantBrett D. Born
Chief Lighting TechnicianCurtis Bradford
ScoreJohn Swihart
Department Head Make-upPeggy Teague
Production StaffAriel Rubin  |  Matthew Holloway  |  Breanne Bingman  |  Anthony Natale  |  Anna Schumacher  |  Sataro Green  |  Mari Nicklas  |  Bryce Hudson
Department Head HairstylistGloria Albarran Ponce
Warning: Switched at Birth season 1 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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