Jazz Company Competes at LA Dance Magic

The UCDC Jazz Company attended the LA Dance Magic dance convention and competition on January 19-20 2013, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC. The teams took classes all weekend and competed on Saturday evening. The company auditioned for scholarships bright and early on Sunday morning and thirteen dancers advanced on to another set of auditions during the lunch break. Numerous hours were devoted to rehearsals, prop building, prop painting, costume making & rhinestoning. Our goal could not have been accomplished without everyone’s unselfish devotion to our dancers. Congratulations to the entire Jazz team on a fabulous start to our competition season.

SOLOS
Bossy – 3rd Place/High Gold
Kweezy – 1st Place/High Gold
In This Song – 1st Place/Platinum & 1st Overall Top Teen $50
You’re Not Alone – 2nd High Gold
To Build a Home – 2nd/High Gold
Wepa – 1st Place/Platinum& 1st Overall Top Senior $50
The Climb – 1st Place/Platinum

DUOS/TRIOS
In My Arms – 1st Place/High Gold
In the Sea – 2nd Place/High Gold
Two Sexxy – 1st Place/Platinum &1st Overall Top Teen $50
Never Stop – 1st Place/Platinum &1st Overall Top Senior

GROUPS
All That Jazz – 1st Place/High Gold
Always Dreaming -1st Place/Platinum
Barbed Wire – 3rd Place/High Gold
Body Language – 1st Place/Platinum
Born Again – 1st Place/High Gold
Boy Crazy – 1st Place/Platinum & 1st Overall Jr Ext Line $175
Boyz – 2nd Place/High Gold
Cracks – 1st Place/Platinum
Disco Sirens – 2nd Place/High Gold
Don’t Stop the Party – 2nd Place/Platinum
Explosions – 2nd Place/Platinum
Evolution of Hip Hop – 1st Place/Platinum
Iris – 1st Place/Platinum
Jet Set – 1st Place/Platinum & 1st Overall Jr Line $150
Kissing You – 1st Place/Platinum
Marry the Night – 2nd Place/Platinum & Performed in the Faculty Show
Music in Me – 2nd Place/High Gold
Neon Lights – 1st Place/Platinum
Pink Friday – 1st Place/Platinum & 1st Overall Teen Production

Scholarships

Final cut in auditions
Madison Rexroat, Courtney Constantine, Reagan Foster, & Madison Perkins, Amanda Compton, Krista Whitcomb, Tara Moore, Jordan Chastain, Rachel Wyatt, and Sydney Freeman. They receive a $200 scholarship to go towards Final Cut 2013 a 5 day event in LA and can audition for LA Dance Company.

Magic Performer of the Weekend Runner-Up
Jr – Emily D’Ornellas
Teen – Krista Whitcomb
Sr – Rachel Wyatt & Jordan Chastain
They are eligible to compete at Nationals in LA for the title of “Magic Performer of the Year”

Magic Performer of the Weekend
Jr – Belle Hunsinger
Teen – Tara Moore
Sr – Sydney Freeman
They are eligible to compete at Nationals in LA for the title of “Magic Performer of the Year”. They received a single convention scholarship and a “Magic” jacket.

Year Long Convention Scholarship
Amanda Compton received a scholarship to an unlimited number of conventions for one year.

Single Convention Scholarship
Teen – Madison Perkins

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