Ballet Arts dancers bring home awards

Aug. 11, 2013 @ 09:23 AM

      

Ballet Arts “All Stars” company dancers recently competed in their first two competitions of the season. Groups, duets and solos attended Marvonna Productions Competition, in Reidsville, and solos and a duet attended Star Talent Production Competition, in Hickory.

Company members that competed at these events 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 received at the Marvonna Productions Competition were:


“Scoring Sensation” Award for the Highest Score of the Day for all Senior Entries — Tessa Hoctor, “Suite For Violoncello”

1st Place Overall Highest Score of the Day for all Level I entries — Mini Company Lyrical, “Jewels”

1st Place Overall Highest Score of all Level II entries — Tessa Hoctor, “Suite For Violoncello”

3rd Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior entries — Olivia Williford, “Ice Ice Baby”

4th Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior entries — Sr. Elite Lyrical Company,“You Are Loved”

7th Place Overall Highest Score for all Senior Level II entries — Sr. Elite Jazz Company, “Burlesque”

8th Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior entries — Lindsey Perry, “Night Of My Life”

1st Place Overall Highest Scoring Level I Junior Duet/Trio — Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender, “Gift Of A Friend”

1st Place Overall Highest Scoring Level I Group — Mini Company Lyrical, “Jewels”

1st Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior Solos — Tessa Hoctor, “Suite For Violoncello”

2nd Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior solos — Olivia Williford “Ice Ice Baby”

2nd Place Overall Highest Scoring Level II Senior Group — Sr. Elite Company, “You Are Loved”

3rd Place Overall Highest Scoring Senior Level II Group — Sr. Elite Jazz Company, “Burlesque”

4th Place Overall Highest Score for all Level II Senior Solos — Lindsey Perry, “Night Of My Life”

5th Place Overall Highest Scoring Level II Junior Group — Jr. Jazz Company, “Black Betty”

6th Place Overall Highest Score for all Level I Junior Solos — Hannah Holder, “Call Me Maybe”

6th Place Overall Highest Scoring Level II Senior Group — Sr. Lyrical Company, “Beautiful”

Most Original Costume Award — Mini Company lyrical, “Jewels”

1st Place Costume Award — “Suite For Violoncello”

Adjudicated awards received at the Marvonna Productions Competition were:


Mega Max Award — Tessa Hoctor solo. “Suite for Violoncello”

Max Award — Tessa Hoctor solo, “Showoff”

Mega Xtreme Award — Tessa Hoctor solo, “LaBayadere” Variation

Xtreme Awards — All Stars Company Production number, “Seize The Day”; Mini Lyrical Company, “Jewels”

Mega Elite Awards — Junior Jazz Company “Black Betty”; Junior Lyrical Company “Circle Song”; Sr. Elite Lyrical Company, “You Are Loved”; Olivia Williford solo, “Ice Ice Baby”; and Ella Gruchacz solo, “Give Your Heart A Break”

Elite Awards — Mini Tap Company, “Candy Man”; Mini Jazz Company, “Cooties”; Junior Tap Company, “Skat Strut”; Sr. Elite Tap Company, “A Little Bit”; Sr. Elite Jazz Company, “Burlesque”; “Gift Of A Friend” —Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender duet; “Skin”—Robin Moore solo; “It’s Raining Men”—Madison Callahan solo; “My Boyfriend’s Back”—Alaina Pulley solo; Jocelyn Williams solo, “Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay”; and Lindsey Perry solo, “Night Of My Life”

Mega Supreme Awards — Sr. Lyrical Company, “Beautiful”; Senior Jazz Company, “Sinking”; Sr. Elite Tap Company, “Don’t Stop Believing”; Kristen Hicks and Shatori Macon duet, “Wind Beneath My Wings”; Hannah Holder solo, “Call Me Maybe”; Hailey Smith solo, “Goodnight My Angel”; and Kristen Hicks solo, “Come To Jesus”

Overall awards received at the Startalent Productions Competition were:


1st Place Overall Highest Scoring Jr. Excel Duet/Trio — Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender, “Gift Of A Friend”

1st place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Solo — Tessa Hoctor, “Suite for Violoncello”

4th Place Overall Highest Scoring Teen Extreme Solo — Tessa Hoctor, “Showoff”

Adjudicated awards received at the Startalent Productions Competition were:


High Platinum Awards: Tessa Hoctor solo, “Suite for Violoncello”; Tessa Hoctor solo, “Showoff”

Platinum Awards: Sarah Allen and Kaitlyn Bender duet, “Gift Of A Friend”; Tessa Hoctor solo, “La Bayadere”

High Gold Awards: Alaina Pulley solo, “My Boyfriend’s Back”; Jocelyn Williams solo, “Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay”

Gold Award: Madison Callahan solo, “It’s Raining Men”