Despite the praise from the dance world, Weaver and Poje's free dance didn't fare well with the judges. The duo finished third at both Skate America and Cup of China and failed to qualify for the Grand Prix Final for the first time in three years. They had to make tough decisions -- do they scrap the programme or re-envision it? They chose the latter and called upon Bourne to help them revise the choreography. She amped up the emotional impact of the programme while also strengthening some technical aspects.
"What they've done now with the programme is I think they will tap into people's emotions more by keeping that storyline all the way from beginning to end," says Bourne. "What happens when she's no longer a statue? What's happening between them, in their relationship? So that we enter their world.