Competitions and Conventions

Successful Audition Candidates

June 4th, 2018

CDT AUDITIONS 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING AUDITION NUMBERS WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR THE FOLLOWING TEAMS:

*Please note that you must enroll in all competitive and pre-requisite classes by Saturday June 9th in order to confirm your spot on the team. If you do not sign up by June 9th we will assume you are forfeiting your spot on the team.* 

 

MINI ELITE JAZZ CDT

# 1       # 4       # 5       # 6

# 7       # 9       # 10     # 11

# 12     # 13     # 14

 

JR. 2 ELITE JAZZ CDT

# 17     # 18     # 20     # 24

 

INTER ELITE JAZZ CDT

# 43    


HIP HOP CDT

#54 – Jr. 1 Elite            #55 – Mini Elite           #58 – Mini Elite          

#60 – Jr. 1 Elite            #69 – Jr. 1 Elite           # 71 – Mini Elite         

#74 – Jr. Boys Elite      #75 – Mini Elite           #76 – Mini Elite

#77 – Mini Elite           #78 – Mini Elite           #80 -Mini Elite            

#100 – Jr. Boys Elite            #102 – Jr. 2 Elite & Jr. Boys

#106 – Jr. 1 Elite          #107 – Jr. 2 Elite          #108 – Jr. 2 Elite        

#109 – Jr. 1 Elite         #113 – Jr. Boys Elite    #115 – Jr. 2 Elite

#118 – Mini Elite         #123 – Elite                 #125 – Jr. 1 Elite

#126 – Jr. 1 Elite         #128 – Jr. 2 Elite         #132 – Jr. 1 Elite

#134 – Jr. 1 Elite         #137 – SR. Elite           #138 – SR. Elite

#145 – Elite                 #146 -Elite                   #148 – Jr. 1 Elite

#149 – Elite                 #151 – Elite

 


ACRO JR CDT

# 156   # 157   # 161


JR ELITE BALLET CSG

# 152   # 154   #156    # 157

# 199   # 200

 

SR ELITE BALLET CSG

# 165   # 166   # 167   # 168

# 169   # 170   # 171


MUSICAL THEATRE JR CDT

#186    #189    #191    #194

 

MUSICAL THEATRE SR CDT

#55      #50      #198


 

 

 

 

Competitive Audition Info 2018-2019 Season

April 26th, 2018

 

The L.A. Dance Academy Competitive Dance Teams (CDT) consists of dynamic and talented students who demonstrate a high level of technique, showmanship, passion and dedication to dance. Our goals for the competitive dance teams are to work with students in a more serious path, by challenging and developing excellent technique overall.  

 *Please note: If your child makes a CDT team they will be required to take additional classes*

Auditions are $15.00 per person, per genre.

Sign up now open at the front desk in person or over the phone at 203-334-0080.

We accept Cash, Debit, Visa or Mastercard.

MONDAY MAY 28TH  “JAZZ”

Ages 6-8 yrs                 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Ages 9-12 yrs              6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Ages 13+ yrs                8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

 

TUESDAY, MAY 29TH  “HIP HOP”

Ages 6-8 yrs                 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ages 9 -12 yrs              6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Ages 13 + yrs               7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH “ACRO”

Ages 7 – 16 yrs.           5:00-6:00 pm

 

THURSDAY, MAY 31ST “ BALLET COMPETITIVE SPECIAL ENSEMBLE”

(MUST BE ON A JAZZ CDT OR TAKE UP 2 REC BALLET CLASSES)

Ages 8 – 11 yrs            5:00 – 6:00 pm

Ages 12 – 14 yrs          6:15 – 7:15  pm

Ages 15+ Yrs                7:30 – 8:30 pm

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 2ND   “MUSICAL THEATRE”

Ages 7-12 yrs               11:00 AM – 12:00 pm

Ages 13-17yrs             12:15 – 1:15 pm

 

*If you did not make it out to our Tap Auditions in April and have Competitive Tap experience please set up an assessment by phone at 203-334-0080 or by email at info@ladanceacademy.com* 

 

 

 

Tap Audition Results 2018

April 27th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended our TAP TEAM AUDITIONS for the 2018 -2019 season. We know you all worked very hard and we are extremely proud of you. A special congratulations to the following students who will be joining our competitive tap teams …

*Team requirements and schedule will be outlined in your placement letters sent by mail*

Junior Tap Team:

#39

#58

#89

#41

Elite Tap Team:

#122

#149

#151

#173

#182

#115

Senior Tap Team:

#157

November 2017 Convention and Competition Updates

December 5th, 2017

Throughout the month of November members of our dance teams had the opporunity to learn from many talented Broadway and So You Think You Can Dance choreographers at the Triple Threat Dance Convention, iDance Convention and Jump Convention. We would like to congratulate all of our students who participated and represented L.A. Dance Academy both in the conventions and competitions in a spectacular way. Special congratulations to the following students on some very special achievements:


Triple Threat Winnipeg:

Competition Results:

Madison Guarino placed Top 5 Interview and was the “Ultimate Threat” Solo winner. (The Award included $150.00 cash, a Triple threat scholarship for 2018, and a scholarship towards Dance Power Camp in Vancouver)

Emma Braun who placed Top 5 Solo interview

Ellie Farrell who placed Top 5 Solo Dance 

Scholarship Results:

Bentley Ali recipient of a Triple Threat scholarship.

Ellie Farrell recipient of a Triple Threat Scholarship


Jump Minneapolis 

 

JUMP Competition Results:

Jordan Pimentel lyrical solo- Gold award

Bentley Ali hip hop solo – High Gold award

Madison Guarino jazz solo – High Gold award

Ellie Farrell contemporary solo- Gold award

Madison Leach lyrical solo – Gold award

Sr. Jazz Small Group (Abbie V. Jessica M, McKenna A, Kalena G, Jordan P) – Gold Award

Madison Watkins jazz solo- Gold award

Myah Buchanan lyrical solo – Gold award

Tap Trio (Myah, Taryn, Signe) – Gold award and placed 3rd overall

Elite Contemporary team – High Gold & placed 3rd overall.  The Elite team also received a

“Best of Jump” for “Most Memorable” award and were invited to perform again in the Closing Showcase.

 

JUMP Scholarship Recipients:

Jordan Pimentel recipient of a hip hop scholarship

Bentley Ali recipient of a jazz/lyrical scholarship

Madison Guarino recipientof a hip hop scholarship

Ella Almario recipientof a hip hop scholarship

 

Ella was also a recipient of the “Junior Female Jump VIP” Runner Up Award

We are very proud of our students and look forward to a great competition season in the new year!

 

5678 Showtime Competition 2017

March 22nd, 2017

 

LADA competed in the 5678 Showtime Competition during the week of March 17th – March 19th. Our students competed against 10 other studios within the city and from Thunderbay.  We brought home 47 awards and had 14 routines invited to Dance World Cup in Whistler, Vancouver BC.

 
Summary of awards:
18 X 1st place awards
12 x 2nd place awards
17 x 3rd place awards
 
 Studio Awards: LADA was also awarded two overall awards in the group categories
2nd place overall in the 13 & Over “group” category
3rd place overall in the 12 & under “group” category
 
Special Awards:
We would also like to congratulate Madison Guarino for participating in the “Dancer of the Year” category with her 3 Solo’s in the hip hop, jazz, and lyrical categories. She received a $750.00 scholarship for the Barcelona/ Paris World Tour.
 
DANCE WORLD CUP *Invitation Only*
The following 14 routines have been invited to Dance World Cup from July 3rd – July 5th in Whistler, Vancouver BC:
  1. Elite Jazz Team “Ghost of Sky”
  2. Elite Hip Hop Team “Goosebumps”
  3. Elite Tap Team “Ease on Down the Road”
  4. Boys Only Hip Hop Team “Dey Know”
  5. Explosion Jazz Team “Toxic”
  6. Explosion Hip Hop Team “Kaboom”
  7. Kaydence Thomas Solo “The Trap”
  8. Madison Guarino Solo “Mutation”
  9. Jacob Schroeder Solo “Revival”
  10. Morgan Durant Solo “Upgrade U”
  11. Jace Stefanec Solo “A Trilli”
  12. Isabella Johnson Solo “Heal”
  13. Hip Hop Trio Adrianna, Caselle & Brielle “Girl Talk”
  14. Elite Large Group “Break Away”

National Qualifications in Whistler BC

TEAMS:

Mini Elite Jazz Team “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” 3rd place

Mini Elite Hip Hop Team “Peek-a-boo” 3rd place
Jr. Tap Team “Meet Me at the Roxy” 3rd place
Jr. 1 Elite Jazz Team “ Dear Future Husband” 2nd place

Jr. 1 Hip Hop Team “Final Warning” 3rd place

Jr. 2 Jazz Team “Shake the Room” 3rd place

Jr. 2 Elite Hip Hop Team “Too Much” 1st place
Inter Elite Jazz Team” Sing, sang, sung” 2nd place

Elite Lyrical Team “People Help the People” 1st place

Elite Jazz Team “Ghost of Sky” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Elite Hip Hop Team “Goosebumps” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Elite Tap Team “Ease on down the road” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup
Sr. Elite Hip Hop Team 2nd place

Sr. Elite Jazz Team “Run boy Run” 2nd place
Explosion Jazz Team “Toxic” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Explosion Hip Hop Team “Kaboom” 2nd place and qualified for dance world cup

Explosion Lyrical Team “Promises” 2nd place
Boys Hip Hop Team 2nd place Dey Know and qualified for dance world cup

Solo’s

Kaydence Thomas Hip Hop Solo- “The Trap” 1st place and qualified for Dance World Cup

Madison Guarino Jazz Solo- “Mutation” 1st place and qualified for Dance World Cup

Jacob Schroeder “Revival” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Morgan Durant “Upgrade U” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Jace Stefanec “A Trilli” 1st and qualified for dance world cup

Isabella Johnson “Heal” 1st place and qualified for Dance World Cup

Ellie Farrell Lyrical Solo “O” 2nd place

Jyra Geronimo Hip Hop Solo: 2nd place

Madalyn Gartner Tap Solo: 2nd place

Madison Guarino Hip Hop Solo “Champagne Madi” 3rd place

Ashleigh Spurgeon Hip Hop Solo “ Upper Echelon” 3rd place

Tayler Buss Lyrical Solo “No Witnesses” 3rd place

Natasha Purificacion Tap Solo “And She Was” 3rd place

Corina Schuler Musical Theatre Solo “Mein Herr” 3rd place

 

Duo’s/Trio’s

Adrianna, Caselle, & Brielle Hip Hop Trio “Girl Talk” 1st place and qualified for Dance World Cup

Alix & Kennedy Hip Hop Duo “Bad & Boujee” 1st place

Jazz Trio “Pop, Drop, Roll” 1st place

Ballet Trio” Three Little Ladies” 1st place

Hip Hop Trio “Gotham City Sirens” 2nd Place

Tap Trio “Fever” 2nd Place

Duo Holly & Signe “Try” 3rd place

Trio Jessica & Abbie “AVJM” 3rd place

 

Small /Large Groups

Elite Large Group “Break away” 1st place and qualified for dance world cup

Sr. Elite Small Group “No Shopping” 1st place

Lyrical Small Group “Start Again” 2nd place

Boys Hip Hop Small group “The Pursuit” 3rd place

HH Small Group “Come On Over “3rd place

Acro small group “Bird Set Free” 3rd place

Lyrical Small Group “ Lay me down” 3rd place

Jazz Small Group “Rotten to the Core” 3rd place

 

 

Thunderstruck Competition Results 2017

March 13th, 2017

Thunderstruck Canada Dance Competition took place March 8th – March 12th in Winnipeg. L.A.D.A competed against 19 other studios with hundreds of routines and came home with many special studio awards. We received extremely HIGH achievements and I want to thank everyone including the teachers for their hard work and efforts in receiving these two overall studio placement’s awards:

 
EYE OF THE STORM AWARDS: 
“Dance Studio – Dance Spirit Award” : Awarded to the studio who demonstrated a combination of passion to dance and sportsmanship/positive spirit towards others.
“TOP 5 Studio Award”: Our Teams and special pieces had such great scores that LADA was awarded one of the TOP 5 studios of the competition.
 
The teams and special pieces brought home: 1 Platinum Thunder Gold, 6 Lightning Gold, 33 High Gold, 21 Gold and 1 High Silver. In addition, over half of our entries placed in the overall top 10 categories and placed for National’s in Mont-Tremblant Quebec.

 
WEDNESDAY RESULTS:
Jr. 2 Hip Hop Small Group- Come on Over – High Silver
Lyrical Solo Isabella Johnson Heal – GOLD
 
Qualified for Top Studio Challenge in Mont-Tremblant:
Musical Theatre Solo Corina: Mein Herr – HIGH GOLD
Variety Small Group: When I Grow Up – HIGH GOLD & 3rd place overall
Sr. Elite Lyrical Small Group- Lay Me Down – LIGHTNING GOLD & 3rd place overall
Jazz Small Group: Rotten To the Core – GOLD & 5th place Overall
Elite Tap Team: Ease on Down the Road – HIGH GOLD & placed 7th place overall
Acro Small Group: Bird Set Free – HIGH GOLD & 8th overall
Sr. Elite Hip Hop Team: Just a lil bit – HIGH GOLD & 8th overall
Jr. 2 Jazz Team: Shake the Room – GOLD & 9th place overall

THURSDAY RESULTS:
Tap Solo Katherine Durand: Boogie Shoes – GOLD
Ballet Trio: Three Litlle Ladies – GOLD
Sr. Hip Hop Small Group: No Shopping – GOLD
Elite Jazz Large Group Breakway – GOLD
 
Qualified for Top Studio Challenge in Mont-Tremblant:
Variety Solo Kalena Guarino: It’s oh so Quiet – HIGH GOLD
 
 Elite Tap Trio Fever – LIGHTNING GOLD & 2nd overall
Jr. 2 Lyrical Small Group: Start Again – HIGH GOLD – 5th place overall
Hip Hop Trio: Girl Talk – HIGH GOLD – 5th place overall
Tap Duo: Unwritten – HIGH GOLD & 8th place overall
Elite Lyrical Team: People Help The people – HIGH GOLD – 8th place overall
Tap Solo Natasha P: And she was – HIGH GOLD & 9th overall
Jr. 1 Hip Hop Small Group: AYO – GOLD – 9th place overall
Hip Hop Solo Morgan Durant: Upgrade you – Lightning Gold – 9th place overall
Jazz Solo Emma Braun: Fineshrine – HIGH GOLD  – 10th overall 

FRIDAY RESULTS:
Lyrical Solo Ellie Farrell:  O – GOLD
Lyrical Solo Bentley Ali: When You Sleep – GOLD
Hip Hop Solo Jyra Geronimo: Ladies Choice – GOLD
 
Qualified for Top Studio Challenge in Mont-Tremblant:
Hip Hop Solo Jacob Schroeder: Revival  – HIGH GOLD  
Jr. 2 Elite Hip Hop Team: Too Much – HIGH GOLD & 5TH Place Overall
 

SATURDAY RESULTS:
Hip Hop Solo Gianna Garcia:  You think you know-  GOLD
Boys Hip Hop Small Group: The Pursuit- GOLD
Sr Elite Jazz Team: Run Boy Run – GOLD
Hip Hop Solo Ashleigh Spurgeon: Upper Echelon – GOLD
 
 
Qualified for Top Studio Challenge in Mont-Tremblant:
Hip Hop Solo Madison Kushner: Flipmode HIGH GOLD
Tap Solo Madalyn Gartner: Thoroughly Modern Millie” HIGH GOLD
Elite Hip Hop Small Group: What’ s My Intro – HIGH GOLD
Inter Elite Jazz Team: Sing Sang Sung HIGH GOLD
Boys Hip Hop Team: Dey Know – HIGH GOLD
 
Mini Elite Hip Hop Team: Peek-A-Boo – LIGHTNING GOLD & 1st place overall
Mini Elite Jazz Team: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: High Gold & 2nd Place Overall
Explosion Lyrical Team: Promises – LIGHTNING GOLD” 3rd Place Overall
Elite Jazz Team: Ghost of Sky – HIGH GOLD & 4th Place Overall
Jr. 2 Jazz Team: Dear Future Husband – HIGH GOLD & 5th place overall
Hip Hop Solo Jace Stefanec:  A Trilli – HIGH GOLD & 6th place Overall
 Explosion Hip Hop Team: KABOOM – HIGH GOLD & 6th Place
Lyrical Solo Taylor Buss: No Witnesses- LIGHTNING GOLD & 6th Place overall
Jr. 1 Elite Hip Hop Team: Final Warning” – GOLD & 6th Place Overall
Explosion Jazz Team: Toxic – HIGH GOLD & 7th Overall
Elite Hip Hop Team: Goosebumps – GOLD & 7th Place Overall
Hip Hop Solo Madison Guarino: Champagne Madi – HIGH GOLD & 8th Overall
Sr. Elite Tap Team: Fireball – HIGH GOLD & 9th overall
Explosion Hip Hop Trio: Gotham City Sirens – HIGH GOLD & 9th Overall

 SUNDAY RESULTS
Jr. Tap Team: Meet me at the Roxy- GOLD
Hip Hop Solo Kaydence Thomas  The Trap – GOLD
Tap Duo: AVJM – HIGH GOLD
Jazz Solo Madison Guarino: Mutation- HIGH GOLD
 
Qualified for Top Studio Challenge in Mont-Tremblant:
Lyrical Solo Madison Guarino: Sweet Child of Mine-  PLATINUM THUNDER- 2nd Place Overall
Tap Trio: Ex’s & Oh’s – HIGH GOLD & 4th Place Overall
Elite Jazz Trio: Pop, Drop & Roll –  HIGH GOLD & 6th Place Overall & ***SPECIAL JUDGES AWARD – Recognition for Most potential Award!
Lyrical Duo: Try –  HIGH GOLD & 9th Place Overall
Lyrical Solo Madeline Hnatiuk: Oasis – HIGH GOLD & 10th Place Overall
Hip Hop Duo: Bad & Boujee-  HIGH GOLD & 10th place overall
 
 
EYE OF THE STORM AWARDS: 
“Dance Studio – Dance Spirit Award” 
“Top 5 Studio Award”
 
 
 
 
 
 

Camp Pulse & Pulse Intensive: Toronto 2017

February 19th, 2017

Members of our Competitive Dance Teams travelled to Toronto during the weekend of February 17th – 19th, 2017 for The Pulse Intensive and Camp Pulse Tour. The competition and convention is lead by renowned dance choreographers from shows such as So You Think You Can Dance , Disney, and Making the band. Congratulations to all of our students who attended and worked so hard all weekend. A special congratulations goes to the following students for bringing home some awards with them:

Madalyn Gartner: Recognized for Tap Solo at The Battle Royale- Awarded Free dance Classes from The New York Broadway Centre

Madison Guarino: Recognized for her Lyrical and Jazz Solo’s at The Battle Royale- Awarded a scholarship to the “World Dance Movement” of her choice in Spain or Italy!

Ellie Farrell: Received the Leadership Scholarship for the 2017-2018 Pulse Regionals

Peyton Fecio: Recognized with the Rockstar award for her performances at Camp Pulse.

Kaydence Thomas: Recognized for her performances during the Pulse Intensive Convention and selected to participate in The Finale number at the Closing Ceremonies.

Our students did such a great job during the weekend that L.A. Dance Academy was also recognized and awarded a scholarship for the ‘Stageworks’ online or in studio workshop!

Way to go team,we could not be more proud!

 

Jump Convention & Competition – Results!

October 23rd, 2016

The Jump Dance Convention and Competition was held in Winnipeg earlier this month from October 14th – October 16, 2016 at The Victoria Inn & Hotel Convention Centre.

Congratulations to Ms. Sofia and her two entries at the Jump competition: 

Madison Guarino – Jazz Solo “Gold Award”

Bentley Ali – Lyrical Solo “Gold Award”

Congratulations to the following dance team students who won convention scholarship/awards: 

Bentley Ali – Hip Hop Scholarship

Tayler Buss- Contemporary/Jazz/Lyrical Scholarship

Madison Guarino – Contemporary /Jazz/Lyrical Scholarship

Selene Nguyen – Rock Star Award

Mackenna Speer – Rock Star Award

Dance Teams 2016-2017

June 6th, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came out to the auditions last week. We truly so proud and inspired by your love and passion for dance. Congratulations to all of the new team members. A follow up email will be sent on Tuesday with more details on how to proceed. Please see below by your child’s badge number.

 

Mini Elite Jazz Team
#3

#6

#11

#13

#21

#23

#24

#27

#31

#34

#39

#50

#60

#63

#83

#84

 

Jr. 1 Elite Jazz Team

#41

#55

#79

 

Jr. 2 Elite Jazz Team

#52

#61

#62

 

Inter Elite Jazz Team

#47

#66

#70

#80

#82

#89

 

Elite Jazz Team

#90

 

 Mini Elite Hip Hop Team

#75

#77

#79

#81

#87

#89

#90

#97

#103

#107

#108

#114

Jr. 1 Elite Hip Hop Team

#70

#73

#74

#84

#85

#93

#100

#105

#106

#107

#115

#117

#118

#183

Jr. 2 Elite Hip Hop Team

#86

#122

#123

#132

#134

Elite Hip Hop Team

#128

#136

#140

#141

#142

Sr. Elite Hip Hop Team

#11

 

Explosion Hip Hop Team

#13

#6

Boys Hip Hop Team

#178

#181

#189

*Boys- If your child did not make the boys team, check their badge # in the coed teams as they might have been placed on one of those teams*

Jr. Tap Team

#193

Elite Tap Team

#190

#191

#196

 

Sr. Elite Tap Team

#176

 

Competitive Dance Team Auditions 2016-2017

May 6th, 2016

The L.A. Dance Academy Competitive Dance Teams (CDT) consists of dynamic and talented students who demonstrate a high level of technique, showmanship, passion and dedication to dance. Our goals for the competitive dance teams are to work with students in a more serious path, by challenging and developing excellent technique overall.  This year’s CDT auditions will take place Monday May 30th –  Thursday June 2, 2016 at L.A. Dance Academy.

If you are interested in signing up your child for the auditions there is a $15.00 non- refundable audition fee per dance style. Registration has already started and will be available up until audition day. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Please see below for audition dates and times.

 *Please note: If your child makes a CDT team they will be required to take additional classes*

 

Audition Information 2016