Director: Elizabeth Hayes
Our dance program includes clogging, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and drill team for ages 3 and up. Classes are offered year around by qualified instructors. We also have an Elite Company program with 65 dancers who perform in competitions year round. Try-outs are offered every summer.
2019 Fall/2020 Spring Schedule
First competition of the season
Our Company X team competed in the most advanced
category this weekend at StarPower dance
competition in Kansas City, Missouri. We took 24 of
our dancers from at 8-18.
Our junior (8-11 year old) small group dances placed
in the top 3. One routine received an Entertainment
Award from the judges.
Our teen large group received a high adjudication
award and 1st place overall.
Our three teen small groups (12-14 years old) placed in the top 4. We received 1st in the category, highest adjudication, and a choreography excellence award towards instructor Abbey Daintey.
Our teen tap routine received the HIGHEST SCORING tap routine of the entire competition.
Carissa Marrone, Mattie Vacca and Grace Hite’s trio, Tainted Love, choreographed by Taylor Whiteley, received 1st overall and 1st in the category.
Our line, Al, choreographed by Elizabeth Hayes, received the highest adjudication award, an Entertainment award, 1st in the category, highest teen dance and HIGHEST SCORING ROUTINE of the entire competition. This routine involved all of the Y dancers that competed including Brynn Sukraw, Abby Albright, Brynlee Harrison, Bella Foster, Anna Firman, Kate Smith, JayLynn Bingham, Adamari Levya, Amy Adamson, Faith Leonard, Addi Foster, Malawi’s Sukraw, Avery Harrison, Frida Ibarra, Emilee May, Emma Eckstein, Cassie Sweezey, Kaity Popejoy, Lexi McGowen, Mattie Vacca, Greely Arck, Grace Hite, Carissa Marrone and Aubri Hoffman.
Our senior small groups (15-19 years old), placed in the top 2, receiving the highest scoring senior dance of the entire competition.
Aubri Hoffman received 2 partial scholarships, placed in the top 5, and highest adjudication award. Her second solo received a high adjudication award.
Carissa Marrone received 1 partial scholarship, an invite to an Elite convention, received the highest adjudication award, 1st in the category, and placed in the top 3.
Grace Hite received a high adjudication award and placed in the top 8.
Cassie Swezey received a high adjudication award and placed in the top 8.
Avery Harrison received a high adjudication award and placed in the top 10.
Emilee May, Emma Eckstein, Greely Arck received a high adjudication award for their solos and Greely received the ONLY personality award that was handed out from the judges.
Choreographers include Maggie and Mollie Stephens, Abbey Daintey, Taylor Whiteley, Emily Winter, Kylee Freeman, Corrie Belton and Director, Elizabeth Hayes.
It was a great weekend competing at Starpower in Kansas City! We are so proud of all of our dancers and their incredible talent!