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2022-23 Dance Magazine Competition & Convention Guide.

Get ready to return to the circuit. From performances to master classes, these competitions and conventions offer prime opportunities for dancers.

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COMPETITIONS

American Dance Championships

Director: Christy Carter

804.304.9010

americandancechampionships.com

americandancechampionships@gmail.com

Age Divisions: 3 levels, 4 age divisions

Top 5 Tour Cities: Cincinnati, OH: March 4-5, 2023; Louisburg (Raleigh), NC: March 10-12, 2023; Columbus, GA: April 14-16, 2023; Knoxville, TN: April 21-23, 2023; Columbia, SC: May 5-7, 2023

Boogie Fever USA

Director: Will Shover

877.647.7326

boogiefeverdance.com

info@boogiefeverdance.com

Age Divisions: Tiny, Mini, Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior

Top 5 Tour Cities: Rock Hill, SC: March 31-May 4, 2023; Pigeon Forge, TN: April 21-23, 2023; Rockingham, NC: March 3-5, 2023; Duluth, GA: March 24-26, 2023; Roanoke, VA: March 17-19, 2023 2023 Nationals: Rock Hill, SC: June 14-18, 2023

Breakout Dance Competition

Director: Joel Valdiviezo

609.873.8620

breakoutcomp.com

info@breakoutcomp.com

Age Divisions: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Top 5 Tour Cities: Somerset, NJ; Long Island, NY; Akron, OH; Detroit, Ml; Springfield, MA

2023 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ

Encore DCS

Director: Rhonda Marchant & Susan Barnes

803.785.1214

encoredcs.com

info@encoredcs.com

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competitive, Elite

Top 5 Tour Cities: Rocky Mount, NC: February 17-19, 2023; Greenville, SC: March 10-12, 2023; Lancaster, PA: March 24-26, 2023; Daytona, FL: April 28-30, 2023; Asheville, NC: May 5-7, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: July 17-22, 2023

Fusion National Dance Competition

Director: Paula Dell-Beasley

912.230.9687

fusionndc.com

info@fusionndc.com

Age Divisions: Recreational, Intermediate, Elite

Top 5 Tour Cities: Miami, FL; Columbus, GA; Spartanburg, SC; Norfolk, VA; West Palm Beach, FL 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL

Headliners Dance Championships

Director: Shari Tomasiello

973.927.8007

headlinersdance.com

info@headlinersdance.com

Age Divisions: Novice, Intermediate, Competitive

Top 5 Tour Cities: Westchester, NY: January 27-29, 2023; Morristown, NJ: February 3-5, 2023; Worcester, MA: February 3-5, 2023; St Louis, MO: February 10-12, 2023; Johnstown, PA: February 17-19, 2023 2023 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ: Dates TBD

Hype Dance Competition

Director: Kevin Aubin

954.873.2317

gohypedance.com

info@gohypedance.com

Age Divisions: Groundbreaking, Cutting Edge, Legendary

Top 5 Tour Cities: Coral Springs, FL: April 28-30, 2023; Spartanburg, SC: February 24-26, 2023; Miami, FL: March 3-5, 2023; Zanesville, OH: February 17-19, 2023; New Castle, PA: March 10-12, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 26-July 2, 2023

Director: Meghan Burgess

843.471.0403

ignitedancecompetition.com

ignitedancecomp@gmail.com

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competitive, Elite

Top 5 Tour Cities: Charleston, SC: March

25-26, 2023; Richmond, VA: February 18-19, 2023; Statesboro, GA: March 3-5, 2023; Columbia, SC: April 28-30, 2023; Macon, GA: April 14-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: Charleston, SC

Imagine National Dance

Challenge

Director: Shaun Moe

315.572.1189

imaginedancechallenge.com

shaun@imaginedancechallenge.com

Age Divisions: Advanced, Intermediate, Novice

Top 5 Tour Cities: Long Island, NY: March 31-April 2, 2023; Baltimore, MD: April 28-30, 2023; Providence, RI: March 3-5, 2023; Ft Lauderdale, FL: March 23-26, 2023; Buffalo, NY: March 30-April 2, 2023 2023 Nationals: Nashville, TN: June 12-16, 2023

Inspire NDC

Director: Anne-Marie Jones

912.506.3967

inspirendc.com

info@inspirendc.com

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competition, Competition Elite

Top 5 Tour Cities: Rocky Mount, NC; Columbia, SC; Charlotte, NC; Columbus, GA; Statesboro, GA 2023 Nationals: Savannah, GA: Dates TBD

Leap! National Dance Competition

Director: Drew Vamosi

800.790.LEAP (5327)

leapcompetition.com

info@leapcompetition.com

Age Divisions: Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior, Adult

Top 5 Tour Cities: Sacramento (Rancho Cordova), CA: February 10-12, 2023; Boston (Lowell), MA: March 10-12, 2023; Minneapolis, MN: April 14-16, 2023; Ft Lauderdale (Miramar), FL: April 28-30, 2023; Chicago (Batavia), IL: May 19-21, 2023 2023 Nationals: Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Invited Event, FL: July 28-August 1, 2023

Miami International Ballet Competition

Director: Vladimir Issaev

305.948.4777

miamiibc.org

miaminternationalbc@gmail.com

Age Divisions: 1,2,3,4 2023 Nationals: Miami, FL: January 18-22, 2023

Movin Dance Competition

Director: Ann Elyse Urquidi

516.749.8975

movindancecomp.com

info@movindancecomp.com

Age Divisions: Novice, Intermediate, Competitive

Top 5 Tour Cities: Austin, TX: TBD; CT: TBD; Cedar Rapids, IA: TBD; Greensburg, PA: April 14-16, 2023; Wayne, NJ: April 21-23, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 30July 5, 2023

Onstage New York

Director: Joe Lanteri

877.NYC.5678

onstagenewyork.com

info@onstagenewyork.com

Age Divisions: Prep (6 & under), Mini (7-8, 9-10), Junior (11,12), Teen (13,14, 15), Senior (16,17,18), Adult (19-22, 23-29, 30+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Savannah, GA: March 3-5, 2023; Durham, NC: March 17-19, 2023; Providence, Rl: April 21-23, 2023; Portland, OR: April 28-30, 2023; Niagara Falls, NY: May 12-14, 2023

Rising Star Talent Productions

Director: Chrissy Danflous

614.989.0561

risingstartalent.com

chrissy@risingstartalent.com

Top 5 Tour Cities: Owensboro, KY: February 4-5, 2023; Sandusky, OH: February 17-19, 2023; Dalton, GA: March 31-April 2, 2023; Indianapolis, IN: May 5-7, 2023; Columbus, OH: May 12-14, 2023 2023 Nationals: Sevierville, TN: July 5-9, 2023

Showstopper

Director: Debbie Roberts

843.357.7469

goshowstopper.com

informotion@goshowstopper.com

Age Divisions: Performance, Advanced, Competitive: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9-11), Teen (12-14), Senior (15-19), Adult (20+)

Starbound National Talent Competition

Director: Sandra Coyte

609.693.0563

starbound.net

info@starbound.net

Age Divisions: Solos, Duet/Trios, Small Croups, Large Groups, Production & Line

Top 5 Tour Cities: NY; FL; NJ; TX; CA; Dates TBD

Synergy Performing Arts Competition

Director: Lisa Norman

972.768.5553

synergypac.com

lisa@synergypac.com

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Teacher/Pro/Am: Mini (5 & under), Petite (6-8), Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-18), Adult (19+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Ft Worth, TX: February 3-5, 2023; Baton Rouge, LA: February 24-26, 2023; Wichita, KS: March 10-12, 2023; Ft Smith, AR: March 31-April 2, 2023; Houston, TX: May 5-7, 2023 2023 Nationals: Dallas, TX: June 14-18, 2023

CONVENTIONS

24 Seven Dance Convention

Director: Danny Lawn

818.432.6085

24sevendance.com

info@24sevendance.com

Popular Instructors: Danny Lawn, Jenna & Val, Randi & Hefa, Brooke Pierotti, Francisco Gella, Blake McGrath Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

The Dance Awards

Director: Ray Leeper

818.432.1234

thedanceawards.com

info@thedanceawards.com

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

Dance Revolution

Director: Michelle Brogan

817.251.9898

dance-revolution.com

info@dance-revolution.com

Popular Instructors: Patrick Cook, Misty RasconSmith, Marc Wayne, Ashley Rich, Megan Waldron, David Kiyak Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age & ability

DancerPalooza

Director: Danny Lawn

818.432.8498

dancerpalooza.com

info@dancerpalooza.com

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

JUMP Dance Convention

Director: Mike Minery

818.432.4395

jumptour.com

info@jumptour.com

Popular Instructors: Wade Robson, Savion Glover, Teddy Forance, Mandy Moore, Al Blackstone, Katy Spreadbury Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

NUVO Dance Convention

Director: Ray Leeper

818.432.3894

gonuvo.com

go@gonuvo.com

Popular Instructors: Ray Leeper, Dana Foglia, Stacey Tookey, Sarah Reich, Denise Wall, Will Loftis Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

RADIX Dance Convention

Director: Eddie Strachan

818.392.3478

radixdance.com

info@radixdance.com

Popular Instructors: Brian Friedman, Tessandra Chavez, Tabitha & Napoleon, Talia Favia, Tricia Miranda, Tina Caspary Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

Showstopper Conventions

Director: Debbie Roberts

843.357.7469

goshowstopper.com/dance-convention

information@goshowstopper.com

Scholarships available; Class division: age

COMPETITIONS & CONVENTIONS

Adrenaline Dance Convention

Director: Ricci Milan

866.695.4144

adrenalinedance.com

adrenaline@amplifiedpro.net

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Sparks (5-7), Mini (8-10), Junior (11-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19) Top 5 Tour Cities: Austin, TX: January 6-8, 2023; St Louis, MO: February 3-5, 2023; Provo, UT: February 16-18, 2023; Los Angeles, CA: March 10-12, 2023; San Jose, CA: March 17-19, 2023 2023 Nationals: San Diego, CA: June 27-July 2, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Chris Jacobsen (he/ him), Caroline Lewis-Jones (she/her), Nick Bass (he/him), Kiki Nyemchek (he/ him), Karissa Royster (she/her), Meg Paul (she/her)

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Alpha Dance Convention

Director: Kyle Preiser

631.346.0905

alphadanceconvention.com

info@alphadanceconvention.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beta Babies, Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Top 5 Tour Cities: Columbia, SC: December 2-4, 2022; Troy, Ml: January 13-15, 2023; Orlando, FL: January 27-29, 2023; Minneapolis, MN: February 10-12, 2023; Morristown, NJ: March 24-26, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Jay Jay Dixonbey, Kinjaz, Dee Tomasetta, Chase Hudson, Stephanie Rutherford, Holly Ryder Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Artistic Dance Exchange

Director: Juan Borona & Alex Chan

516.749.8975

adeontour.com

info@artisticdanceexchange.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Gold (beginner-intermediate), Platinum (intermediate-advanced)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Houston, TX: January 13-15, 2023; St Louis, MO: January 20-22, 2023; Greenville, SC: February 24-26, 2023; Los Angeles, CA: April 14-16, 2023; Franklin, TN: April 28-30, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 30July 5, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Alex Wong, an Eastwood, Matt Cady, Gianna Martello, Jill Marie, Geo Hubela Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

Beyond The Stars

Director: Ginny & Nikki Faubell

609.259.8760

btscomp.com

info@btscomp.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior Top 5 Tour Cities: Somerset, NJ; Long Island, NY; Akron, OH; Detroit, Ml; Springfield, MA 2023 Nationals: Poconos, PA

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Ricky Hinds, Rachel Reese, Elijah Morton, Michael Crawford, Philip Solomon, Thomas Varvaro Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

CNADM: Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Director: Michele StClair

815.397.6282

cnadm.com

dance@cnadm.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7-9), Junior (10-12), Intermediate (13-14), Senior (15+) Top 5 Tour Cities: Schaumburg, IL: November 5, 2022 & July 30, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Hanna Brictson, Felecia Hubbard, Shelby Kaufman, Kelsey Nelson, Pablo Sanchez, Chris Wendorff Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Dance Champs Elite, The Royalty Dance Tour

Director: Sharon Stevens

917.578.0500

dancechamps.net

sharon@dancechamps.net

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: 3 Levels: Royalty (novice), Majesty (intermediate), Supremacy (advanced); Mini (6 & under), Petite (7-9), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19), Adult (20+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Wilmington DE: February 11-12, 2023; Long Island, NY: February 25-26, 2023; East Rutherford, NJ: March 11-12, 2023; Albany, NY: April 1-2, 2023; Long Island, NY: May 13-14, 2023 2023 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ: July 17-20, 2023

CONVENTION

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

The Dance Effect

Director: Sarena Roubideaux

316.794.8000

thedanceeffect.com

thedanceeffect@hotmail.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Competitive, Adaptive; Age: Mini (5 & under), Petite (6-8), Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19), Adult (20+) Top 5 Tour Cities: Wichita, KS; Dallas-Ft Worth, TX; Kansas City, MO; Oklahoma City, OK; Houston, TX 2023 Nationals: Dallas-Ft Worth, TX

CONVENTION

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Dance Machine ANDC

Director: Will Shover

877.647.7326

dancemachineonline.com

info@dancemachmeonlme.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Tiny, Mini, Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior, Adult

Top 5 Tour Cities: Greensboro, NC: March 31-April 2, 2023; Rock Hill, SC: April 28-30, 2023; Decatur, AL: March 24-26, 2023; Sevierville, TN: March 3-5, 2023; Roanoke, VA: April 28-30, 2023 2023 Nationals: Rock Hill, SC: June 21-25, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: James Velasco, Lauren Alston, Daniel Browning, Chi Lopes, Caitlyn Elledge, Melissa Pihos

Elevation on Tour

Director: Kristina Cross & Brie Pena

281.545.0233

elevationontour.com

kyla@elevationontour.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Classic, Select; Tiny (4-6), Mini (7-9), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19), Adult (20+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Dallas, TX: October 21-23, 2022; Lakeland, FL: February 10-12, 2023; Houston, TX: February 17-19, 2023; Oklahoma City, OK: March 10-12, 2023; San Antonio, TX: April 21-23, 2023 2023 Nationals: Round Rock, TX: June 15-18, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Josh Manculich, Terrill Mitchell, Shelby Nunn, David Lee, Kori Moore, Morgan Stinnett Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age and ability

Hollywood Connection

Director: Bill Bohl

323.462.4500

hcdance.com

bill@hcdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Age: 7-8,9-10,11-13,14+; Style: tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary, musical theater; open Size: Solo, Duo/Trio (2-3), Small Group (4-9), Large Group (10-15), Small Production (16-24), Large Production (25+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Santa Clara, CA: January 20-22, 2023; Seattle-Renton, WA: January 27-29, 2023; Burbank, CA: February 17-19, 2023; Las Vegas, NV: March 24-26, 2023; Phoenix-Scottsdale, AZ: March 31-April 2, 2023 2023 Nationals: San Diego, CA: July 2-8, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Ben Bigler, Aaron Czuprenski, Ruby Pappen, Brooklyn Jai, Mitchel Federan, Bonnie Story Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

International Adult Ballet Festival

Director: Julie Gill

720.593.2073

internationaladultballetfestival.com

hello@brocheballet.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Adults (18+)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Miami, FL: June 26-July 1, 2022

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Julie Gill, Mikey Cusumano, Kirsten Kemp, Allie Christensen, Dr. Nina Geromel Performance opportunities; Class division: ability

Intrigue Dance Intensive

Director: Kevin Aubin

954.873.2317

gointrigue.com

info@gointrigue.com

COMPETITION

Top 5 Tour Cities: Spartanburg, SC: January 13-15, 2023; Minneapolis, MN: January 27-29, 2023; Orlando, FL: February 10-12, 2023; Provo, UT: February 23-25, 2023; Pittsburgh, PA: April 21-23, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 26July 2, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Kenichi Kasamatsu, Ali Pfleger, Katie Hazard, Brodie Rachelle, Julia Harnetiaux, Edward Cuellar Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

KAOS Dance Experience Director: Kenny Wormald 818.280.8778 thisiskaos.com info@thisiskaos.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Hip-hop-only event Top 5 Tour Cities: Santa Clara, CA: January 6-8, 2023; Greenville, SC: January 13-15, 2023; Vancouver, WA: February 10-12, 2023; New Brunswick, NJ: February 17-19, 2023; Vancouver, BC: March 3-5, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Kenny Wormald, Fefe Burgos, Lyle Beniga Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

National Dance Showcase

Director: Sonia James Pennington &

Alana Donato

908.874.0400

nationaldanceshowcase.com

nds@nationaldanceshowcase.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competitive, Elite

Top 5 Tour Cities: Voorhees, NJ: November 12-13, 2022; Voorhees, NJ: February 11-12, 2023; Voorhees, NJ: March 10-12, 2023; Voorhees, NJ: April 1-3, 2023; Voorhees, NJ: April 22-24, 2023 2023 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ: June 26-30, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Bria Walton, Christopher Jackson, Jay Staten, Jessica Attardo Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

New York City Dance Alliance

Director: Joe Lanteri

866.NYC5678

nycdance.com

info@nycdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7-10), Junior (11-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Houston, TX: November 11-13, 2022; Orlando, FL: January 27-29, 2023; Santa Clara, CA: March 3-5, 2023; Greenville, NC: March 31-April 2, 2023; Dallas, TX: April 14-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: New York, NY: June 30-July 8, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Joe Lanteri, Suzi Taylor, Joey Dowling, Andy Pellick, Scott Jovovich, Chloe Arnold Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

NRG danceProject

Director: Rustin Matthew

309.219.6726

nrgdanceproject.com

nrgdanceproject@gmail.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Lil Spark, Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Top 5 Tour Cities: Atlanta, GA: January 6-8, 2023; Orlando, FL January 20-22, 2023; Chicago, IL March 31-April 2, 2023; Los Angeles, CA: April 21-23, 2023; Layton, UT: May 4-6, 2023 2023 Nationals: Phoenix, AZ: July 5-10, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Rustin Matthew, Mallauri Esquibel, Lacey Schwimmer, Ava Flav, Emma Bradley, Lonni Olsen Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Platinum National Dance Competition

Director: Chris Suchan

404.551.4518

danceplatinum.com

info@danceplatinum.com

Competition

Recreational, Intermediate, Elite; Age Divisions: Mini (5 & under), Petite (6-8), Junior (9-11), Teen (12-14), Senior (15-19) Convention

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

REVEL Dance Convention

Director: Frank Musso

813.563.4249

dancerevel.com

info@dancerevel.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Senior, Teen, Junior, Mini

Top 5 Tour Cities: Omaha, NE: November 18-20, 2022; Orlando, FL: February 3-5, 2023; New Brunswick, NJ: February 24-26, 2023; Detroit, Ml: March 17-19, 2023; Charlotte, NC: March 31-April 2, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 27-July 2, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Joshua Bergasse, Duncan Cooper, Madi Hicks, Derek Mitchell, Aaron Parkhurst, Jordan Clark Performance opportunities; scholarships available

Revive Dance Convention

Director: Marcea Lane

866.695.4144

revivedanceconvention.com

revive@amplifiedpro.net

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Sparks (5-7), Mini (8-10), Junior (11-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19) Top 5 Tour Cities: Provo, UT: March 2-4, 2023; Chicago, IL April 21-23, 2023; Concord, NC: January 20-22, 2023; Seattle, WA: February 3-5, 2023; Kansas City, MO: February 17-19, 2023 2023 Nationals: San Diego, CA: June 27-July 2, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Jeremy Arnold (he/him), Matt Aylward (he/him), Jenn Freeman (she/her), Merissa Gassel (she/ her), Peter Chu (he/him), Casey Quinn (she/her)

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Shake The Ground

Director: Lissette Lucas

305.582.7844

shaketheground.com

info@shaketheground.com

Competition

Age Divisions: Petite, Primary, Junior, Senior, Pre-Professional Top 5 Tour Cities: West Palm Beach, FL: January 13-15, 2023; Ft Myers, FL: January 27-29, 2023; Orlando, FL: March 3-5, 2023; Ft Lauderdale, FL: March 24-26, 2023; Tampa, FL: April 14-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: June 21-25, 2023

Convention

Popular Instructors: Kiki Lucas, Kelly King, Jona Biddle, Eric Toison, Kaylee "Impavido" Millis

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Symposium Talent

Director: Carrie Haydon

symposiumtalent.com

symposium@symposiumtalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-18), Adult (19+); Fearless (special needs), Classic (beginner), Select (intermediate), Elite (advanced)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Des Moines, IA: February 3-5, 2023; Stevens Point, WI: February 24-26, 2023; Cedar Rapids, IA: March 3-5, 2023; Minneapolis, MN: March 31-April 2, 2023; Kansas City, MO: April 14-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: Minneapolis, MN: June 22-25, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Maggie Fox, Jadell Lee, Tyrone Cobham, Hannah Block, Darren Wong, Scarlet Ryals Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

Talent on Parade

Director: Kimberly & Eric McCluer

316.522.4836

talentonparade.com

office@talentonparade.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Solo, Duet, Trio, Small Group (4-9 performers), Large Group (10-16 performers), Line (17 or more performers and under-4-minute performance), Production (17 or more performers, 4-to-8-minute performance) Top 5 Tour Cities: St Louis, MO: March 1-5, 2023; Des Moines, IA: March 22-26, 2023; Kansas City, KS: April 19-23, 2023; Rochester, MN: May 4-7, 2023; Minneapolis, MN: May 17-21, 2023 2023 Nationals: St Louis, MO: June 27-July 2, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Helene Phillips, Helen Estrella, Kari Herman, Missy (Zimmerman) & Andrew Hubbard, Madison Barnes, Joey Doucette (The Luigi Legacy) Scholarships available; Class division: ability

That's Entertainment

Director: RoseMary Pontuck

877.572.9415

thatsentertainmentpa.com

info@thatsentertainmentpa.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: All ages & 3 levels of competition

Top 5 Tour Cities: Dublin, CA: February 4-5, 2023; Anaheim, CA: February 18-19, 2023; St. George, UT: March 4-5, 2023; Phoenix, AZ: March 11-12, 2023; Las Vegas, NV: April 15-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ: July 10-13, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Rita Mosely, Carmelo Cruz, Lindsey Russo, Angie Ashby, Josh Epps, Ryann O'Neil Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Transcend Tour

Director: Carlye Flieder &

Elina Gordienko

443.917.1343

transcendtour.com

info@transcendtour.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7-10), Junior (11-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-19)

Top 5 Tour Cities: Ogden, UT: February 2-4, 2023; Houston, TX: February 24-26, 2023; Orlando, FL: March 31-April 2, 2023; Lake Geneva, WI: March 10-12, 2023; Denver, CO: March 3-5, 2023 2023 Nationals: Austin, TX: July 13-16, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Nick Lanzisera, Andrew Mulet, Jessica Richens, Hannah Brictson, Robert Green, Hamilton Evans Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions

Director: Joe Tremaine

800.832.2050

tremainedance.com

conventions@tremainedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Junior, Teen, Senior Top 5 Tour Cities: Orlando, FL: November

19-20, 2022; New York, NY: January 21-22, 2023; Dallas, TX: February 4-5, 2023; Chicago, IL: February 25-26, 2023; Los Angeles, CA: April 15-16, 2023 2023 Nationals: Orlando, FL: July 6-11, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Christina Grady, Tiffany Maher, Meghan Sanett, Derrick Schrader, Keri LaGrand, Tony Bellissimo Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Ultimate Dance Tour

Director: Megan Bodsford & Melissa

Harmston

336.676.2898

ultimatedancetour.com

ultimatedancetour@gmail.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: East Division

Top 5 Tour Cities: Greensboro, NC: January 21-22, 2023; Roanoke, VA: February 17-18, 2023; Rocky Mount, NC: February 24-26, 2023; Spartanburg, SC: March 17-19, 2023; Mooresville, NC: May 28-30, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Eva Igo, Phil Wright, Madeline Underwood, Marissa Rignola Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Universal Ballet Competition

Director: Lissette Lucas

305.582.7844

universalballetcompetition.com

info@universalballetcompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Precompetitive, Primary, Junior, Senior

Top 5 Tour Cities: Boston, MA: January 7-8, 2023; Denver, CO: January 20-22, 2023; Atlanta, GA: February 24-26, 2023; Chicago, IL: March 3-5, 2023; Houston, TX: April 28-30, 2023 2023 Nationals: Jacksonville, FL: May 18-21, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Kiki Lucas, Wes Chapman, Julio Bocca, Evelyn Cisneros, Duncan Cooper

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

USA International Ballet Competition

Director: Mona Nicholas

601.355.9853

usaibc.com

sberrylee@usaibc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Junior (15-18), Senior (19-28) 2023 Nationals: Jackson, MS: June 10-24, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: David Keary, Tatiana Tchernova, Charles Askegard, Gretchen Newburger, and other world-class instructors!

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: ability

Velocity Dance Convention

Director: Eve Mason-O'Malley & Cory Jones

818.416.1161

velocitydanceconvention.com

info@velocitydanceconvention.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, ballroom, industry Top 5 Tour Cities: Cleveland, OH: February 3-5, 2023; Orlando, FL: February 17-19, 2023; Chicago, IL: March 3-5, 2023; Salt Lake City, UT: February 9-11, 2023; Seattle, WA: April 28-30, 2023 2023 Nationals: Las Vegas, NV: July 1-7, 2023

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Artem Chigvintsev, Ashley Gonzales, Brian Nicholson, Kiel Tutin, Marguerite Derricks, Whitney Bezzant

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age

Youth America Grand Prix

Director: Larissa Saveliev

201.444.3121

yagp.org

regional@yagp.org

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Solos: Pre-Competitive (9-11), Junior (12-14), Senior (15-19); Ensembles (9-20); Pas de Deux (9-20) Top 5 Tour Cities: Locations TBD. August-December 2022: International SemiFinals; November 2022-March 2023: U.S. Semi-Finals

2023 Nationals: April: YAGP 2023 Finals

CONVENTION

Popular Instructors: Masterclasses with directors of the world's leading dance schools

Performance opportunities; Scholarships available; Class division: age from vault
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