DHX Television‘s Family Channel and Fresh TV Inc. have begun production on season two of the tween drama series Backstage, which is distributed internationally. The series, which follows a group of elite teen performers at Keaton School of the Arts, is currently filming in Toronto, and its second season will bring 30 new half-hour episodes. The sophomore season will introduce a variety of new characters, with seven young actors joining the cast: Thomas L. Colford (Center Stage: On Pointe), Joshua Kilimnik (Odd Squad, Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool), Stephanie La Rochelle (Heartland), Sydney Kuhne, Robert Bazzocchi, Corteon Moore and Hailey Fauchere.