Last Weekend the STEPS Competition team traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana and attended the Talent On Parade Regional Dance competition.
This was our first competition of the season and all the kids did a great job! STEPS also received the SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD for the entire competition for showing great stage etiquette, positive attitudes, and being kind and supporting other dancers and studios!
Competing in the Novice Division, our Littles brought home lots of hardware for solos:
Ellie S. - Double Diamond Award & 1st place overall & TOP Star
Bella G. - Double Diamond Award& 2nd place overall
Parker B. - Double Diamond Award& 3rd place overall
Addy H. - Diamond Award& 4th place overall
Peyton P. - Diamond Award
Our three Junior girls also did a fabulous job with their solos:
Emma M. - Elite Award & 3rd place overall, Judges Award for "Dancing from the Heart",
and TOP Star
Ella S. - Elite Award & 5th place overall
Erin H. - Elite Award
Our Teen, Natalie, performed this year in the Competitive Division and rocked it out! We couldn't have been more proud!
Natalie S- Diamond Award & 10th Overall for her Jazz solo, & TOP Star and her Contemporary Solo received an Elite Award.
All of our Duets placed in the Top 5!
Calling all the Monsters - Chloe K. and Mia C. - Elite Award & 4th place Overall
It also won the Category Cup Award for having the best Jazz score overall!
Jessies Girl - Amellia K. & Chloe K - Elite Award & 5th Place Overall
Werk - Ellie S. & Parker B. - Diamond Award- 1st Place Overall
Far Far - Bella G. & Parker B - Diamond Award- 3rd Place Overall & Judges Award for "Pretty As a Picture"
Some Nights - Emma M. & Ella S. - Elite Award & 1st Place Overall
Our Group numbers brought home lots of awards as well:
God Bless the Child - Elite Award & 1st Place Overall
My Boyfriends Back - Diamond Award and 1st Place Overall
Footprints - Diamond Award & 1st Overall
Bad - Elite & 3rd Overall