Tag: competitions

Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions Has Been Innovating for Four Decades—and Counting

For more than four decades, Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions has represented the very best of what a dance convention and competition can be. From state-of-the-art sound systems to innovations in dancer safety and a homegrown roster of star faculty, Tremaine has remained at the industry forefront—all while playing a key role in the training […]

National Dance Showcase Invites You to Its New Headquarters

What happens when a feel-good dance competition is faced with the challenges of a pandemic? It pivots (pun-intended) and finds another way for dancers to keep doing what they love safely. For National Dance Showcase, that meant trading the traditional touring model and creating its own home base—NDS HQ—in Voorhees, NJ. “We are truly in […]

That’s Entertainment Is the Competition That Really Gets It

Studio owners might just leave their first That’s Entertainment Performing Arts competition feeling like they couldn’t have planned the weekend better themselves. That’s no accident: Director RoseMary Pontuck’s family spent years running their own dance studio before launching That’s Entertainment. The team’s fundamental understanding of what studios—and dancers—need now shows up in every detail and in every […]

Competition Judges Discuss How to Give Meaningful Feedback

For 10 years, Anthony Morigerato judged competitions using almost the same score sheets he got when he was a comp kid. “I thought to myself, ‘Why haven’t they changed at all? Why are they so general?’” As a tap dancer, Morigerato found that only one word (“feet”) on the judge’s sheet applied to him. “It’s […]

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