When Trina experiences an allergic reaction to a Chinese herb before a big showcase at school, Tori is volunteered by Andre to take her place, since she knew the piece meant to be played. Tori performs “Make it Shine” (the Victorious theme song) and everyone is impressed with her performance, including the principal, who offers her enrollment to the school. She accepts and is admitted to Hollywood Arts. Initially feeling out of place at Hollywood Arts, Tori makes new, supportive friends and becomes more comfortable. From there onward, the show details Tori’s journey through school as she gets into wacky situations, has differences and adventures with her friends. She is one of the favorite students of her teacher, Sikowitz.