NUVO Congratulations!! Big Weekend in Santa Clara

Dance Attack! receives a “Well Rounded Studio” award from NUVO.  We also had several routines ranked in the Overalls:  1st Mini Group, Heartbreaker; 3rd Mini Group, YALA; 6th Mini Solo, Luke Barrett; 2nd Mini Duo, Luke & Nikki Witana; 3rd Junior Group, Into the Hills; Lyrical High Point, Dream; 9th Junior Solo tie, Ava LaFrance, Nikki Witana; 10th Junior Solo, Ava DeCristofaro; 2nd Teen Line, Slippery Slope; 9th Teen Solo tie, Camille Fehr, Rachel Hamid; 5th Senior Solo, Rachel Hsin.

Our Breakout Artist winner: Luke Barrett

Breakout Artist runner-ups: Madison Acosta, Sophia Johst, Audrey LaFrance, Madison Lieu, Selin Kocalar, Ava LaFrance, Nikki Witana, Cassie Brown, Camille Fehr, Michelle Huang, Lindsey Salkeld, Stella vonBorck, Peyton Dillehay.

In addition we had many students honored as “Standouts” in specific subjects.  Musical Theater, Katelynne Rowan; Tap, Kaitlyn Ellis, Kaylee Feierfeil, Mikayla Nagy, Samantha Schmidt; Jazz, Sophia Brown, Ava DeCristofaro, Rachel Hamid, Mia Kronik, Jessica Lew, Mieko Oda, Keiko Watanabe; Ballet, Hannah Buckingham, Emily Feierfeil, Abby Kronik, Kiera Meighan, Kendall Pangburn, Gabrielle Pruett.

Our Judges Choice Awards: Studio Pick: From The Top; Best NU Group: Heartbreaker, Into the Hills, From the Top.

AS YOU CAN SEE, BIG WEEKEND!!   So proud of all our dancers.

LADM 5 Diamond Studio Award

We are so honored to receive the LADM 5 Diamond Studio Award for our commitment to young dancers and their families.  Congratulations!  to our Magic Performer, Samara Jackson.  We also had several scholarship finalists with Samantha Schmidt, Ava La France and Audrey La France winning scholarships.  “Walking on Sunshine” received a Judges Choice award and 3rd Overall Jr. Prep Lines.  “The Basement“(1st), “Tell Me Why“(2nd) and “Go Hard“(2nd) all made it into the overalls.  “Fabulous” took 1st Overall with a Double Platinum award!!  Nice work dancers!!

ASH Special Awards

CONGRATULATIONS to our Special Award winners at ASH!  “Dream” was honored with an “Essence of Beauty” award.  Jessica Egbert was honored for her “Can’t Help Falling In Love” choreography.  Ava DeCristofaro received a “Technical Excellence” award for her tapping in “Hey Mama”.  Rachel Hsin was honored with an “Entertainment Pick” for “California Dreamin'”.  “Slippery Slope”, choreographed by Kristin McLaughlan, was honored as a “Studio Selection” and also as a “Judges’ Choice” to perform in the closing show.  Kristin McLaughlan’s other dance, “Letting Go” was also chosen to perform in the closing show with the “Judges’ Choice” award.

Jamie Wright Show at Dance Mission 10/23, 7pm

Dance Attack is honored to have several groups dancing in this show: Some of our teachers who are members of Perspectives Dance Company;  2 groups of dancers from the Los Gatos Performing Co. including choreography by Mariana Sobral and student, Rachel Hsin;  DacPac dancers under the direction of Cheryl Copeland.  Congratulations Dancers!

Big Show DVDs

You may still order a DVD of last June’s Los Gatos Big Show, “A Series of __Fortunate Dances”. Login to your Dance Attack account and look for the Merchandise tab in the lower left quadrant. Or email the studio with your request and we can process it for you. DVDs will be available in September.