Category Archives: Competition

Celtic Competition

When 21-year-old Margaret Darlington, a member of the Claddagh Dance Company, in Ventura, CA, takes the stage this April at … Continue reading

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Scholarship Savvy

When Chelsea Thedinga was 16, she won a scholarship from West Coast Dance Explosion that gave her a passport to … Continue reading

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Attitude Adjustments

Whether it’s a convention class with your idol or the hundredth rehearsal for your competition routine, you want to impress … Continue reading

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Competition Know-How

Music. Costumes. Makeup. These are all essential for competition. Leave home without them and you’ll be left dancing in jeans … Continue reading

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Words to Pack By

Who better to give packing advice than dancers who’ve been there? DS consulted several competition veterans for their top tips … Continue reading

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The Checklist of Champions: Getting Organized Before Nationals

Imagine that you’re standing in the wings at Nationals, ready to rock your tap number. Just as you’re about to … Continue reading

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