Category Archives: Competition

The Switch Firebird

Grace Gerring, a former member of the 14-time National Championship–winning University of Minnesota Dance Team, shows off one of the … Continue reading

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The “I” in Team

You’re used to dancing solos at competition, but now you’ve been cast in a large group piece. Or maybe you’re … Continue reading

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The Super Cabriole

Begin in a low lunge, with your right foot forward, your palms flat on the ground and your back leg … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Repeat Myself

It’s not easy being a competition judge. These dedicated dance lovers sit on a panel for hours at a time, … Continue reading

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Help! I Hate My Comp Routine!

There are myriad reasons you might dislike one of your group dances for competition. Every dancer prefers a routine that … Continue reading

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All By Myself

Thinking of adding a solo to your competition repertoire? You should! The experience of taking the stage alone can bring … Continue reading

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