Category Archives: Competition

Making a Floor Plan

There are tons of amazing things about conventions—the celebrity teachers, the variety of styles taught, the chance to bond with … Continue reading

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The Season’s Best

Comp kids, you never cease to amaze us. Summer after summer, you come to Nationals rocking fresh looks, innovative choreography … Continue reading

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Solo Departures

For many dancers, the experience of competing a solo is equal parts thrilling and intimidating. You want to be the … Continue reading

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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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