Ballet Arts awards

Aug. 24, 2013 @ 10:43 PM

     

     

Ballet Arts “All Stars” Company dancers recently brought home awards after competing in their third and fourth competitions for the 2013 season.

Star Talent Production Competition, held in Greensboro, was a two day event with over 466 entries from 22 studios across North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina.

Starland Competition, held in Garner, had over 165 entries from 10 studios in Va. and N.C.

Company members that competed were: Abigail Adcock, Sarah Allen, Katelyn Balentine, Kaitlyn Bender, Taylor Bibee, Amaya Brown—Douglas, Ofu Cairns, Madison Callahan, Mary Currin, Molly Deal, Kaitlin Galantis, Ella Gruchacz, Bailey Haddow, Kristen Hicks, Tessa Hoctor, Hannah Holder, Shatori Macon, Robin Moore, Lindsey Perry, Alaina Pulley, Ben Shelton, Hailey Snith, Mackenzie Terry, Madison Waddle, Kaitlyn Whittemore, Jocelyn Williams, Kenard Williams, Olivia Williford.

Overall awards at Star Talent

Super Star Award for Overall High Scoring Productions — “Seize the Day”

2nd Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Group — “You Are Loved,” Sr. Elite Lyrical Company

2nd Place Overall Highest Scoring Jr. Excel Duet/Trio — “Gift of A Friend,” Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender

3rd Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo —“ My Boyfriend’s Back,” Alaina Pulley

4th Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo — “Sittin’ On The Dock of the Bay,” Jocelyn Williams

5th Place Overall Highest Scoring Jr. Excel Group — “Skat Strut”

5th Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo — “Skin,” Robin Moore solo

5th Place Overall Highest Scoring Petite Excel Group — “Cooties,” Mini Jazz Company

6th Place Overall Highest Scoring Petite Excel Group — “Candy Man,” Mini Tap Company

6th Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo — “Goodnight My Angel,” Hailey Smith

8th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Group — “A Little Bit,” Sr. Elite Tap Company

8th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Excel Group — “Sinking,” Sr. Jazz Company

9th Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo — “Do Your Thing,” Katelyn Balentine

9th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Group — “Burlesque,” Sr. Elite Jazz Company

9th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Solo — “Night Of My Life,” Lindsey Perry

10th Place Overall Highest Score Junior Excel Solo — “Call Me Maybe,” Hannah Holder

10th Place Overall Highest Scoring Petite Excel Group — “Jewels,” Mini Lyrical Company

10th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Excel Group — “Don’t Stop Believing,” Sr. Elite Tap Company

Judge’s Choice Award, ‘Prop Perfect’ — “Beautiful”

Judge’s Choice Award, ‘Contagious Smile’ — “Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay”


Adjudicated Awards at Star Talent

Platinum Awards: “Seize The Day,” Company Production number; “You Are Loved,” Sr. Elite Lyrical Company; “A Little Bit,” Sr. Elite Tap Company

High Gold Awards: “Skat Strut,” Jr. Company Tap; “Cooties,” Mini Jazz Company; “Candyman,” Mini Tap Company; “Sinking,” Sr. Jazz Company; “Burlesque,” Sr. Elite Jazz Company; “Jewels,” Mini Company Lyrical; “Don’t Stop Believing,” Sr. Elite Tap Company; “Beautiful,” Sr. Lyrical Company; “Black Betty,” Jr. Jazz Company; “Circle Song,” Jr. Lyrical Company; “Gift Of A Friend,” Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender duet; “My Boyfriend’s Back,” Alaina Pulley solo; “Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay,” Jocelyn Williams solo; “Skin,” Robin Moore solo; “Goodnight My Angel,” Hailey Smith; “Night Of My Life,” Lindsey Perry solo; “Do Your Thing,” Katelyn Balentine solo; “Call Me Maybe,” Hannah Holder solo; “Ramma Lamma,” Amaya Brown Douglas solo; “Give Your Heart A Break,” Ella Gruchacz solo; “Come to Jesus,” Kristen Hicks solo; “Ice Ice Baby,” Olivia Williford solo

Selected for the Star Performers Team at Star Talent Nationals, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Katelyn Balentine, Taylor Bibee, Amaya Brown—Douglas, Ofu Cairns, Madison Callahan, Mary Currin, Molly Deal, Tessa Hoctor, Robin Moore, Lindsey Perry, Alaina Pulley, Mackenzie Terry, Jocelyn Williams and Olivia Williford.

Overall awards at Starland Productions

1st Place Overall Highest Score of the Day for All Solos — “La Bayadere” Variation, Tessa Hoctor

1st Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Solo — “La Bayadere” Variation, Tessa Hoctor

2nd Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Solo — “Suite for Violoncello,” Tessa Hoctor

Platinum Awards: “La Bayadere Variation,” Tessa Hoctor solo and “Suite for Violoncello,” Tessa Hoctor solo

Gold Awards: “Gift of a Friend,” Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender duet; “Ramma Lamma,” Amaya Brown Douglas; “Give Your Heart A Break,” Ella Gruchacz solo; “Come To Jesus,” Kristen Hicks solo; “Show Off,” Tessa Hoctor solo; “Night of My Life,” Lindsey Perry solo; “Goodnight My Angel,” Hailey Smith solo

Silver Awards: “Do Your Thing,” Katelyn Balentine solo; “Wind Beneath My Wings,” Shatori Macon and Kristen Hicks duet; and “Skin,” Robin Moore solo