Dance Dynamics starts competition season with a bang

Published 3:26 pm Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Dancers from Dance Dynamics in Tryon started the competition season with a bang as they had five dances qualify in the overalls out of eight routines at the Star Talent Dance Competition.

Two groups qualified to dance in the opening number of the Star Talent Nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Teen Tap Group and the Junior Tap Group both scored 5th Overall out of all the groups in their respected ages – Teen (13 and over) and Junior (12 and under). Both dances were invited to dance in the opening number at Nationals.

The Teen Tap Group consists of Sarah Cash, Alyssa Fincher, Mallori Inman, Katelin McCall, Aliyha Mullins, Mary Elizabeth Prince, and Lindy Wicklund.

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The Junior Tap Group consists of Alex Bosket, Nora Contreras, Samantha Haase, Keileigh McMurray, Graci Moser, Ciara Sikes, and Madison Whitener.

The Teen Jazz Group, Calabria, won High Gold and the Junior Jazz Group also won High Gold with their routine Paris to Berlin.

Sarah Cash was 2nd overall in the Teen Soloist Division with her tap routine, Virtual Insanity, and Mary Elizabeth Prince was 4th Overall in the Teen Soloist Division with a lyrical routine, Listen.

Keileigh McMurray was the 7th Overall winner in the Junior Soloist Division with her tap routine, Keileighs Jam.&bsp; Other High Gold Soloists were Nora Contreras with a jazz routine Rockin Robin and Graci Moser with her tap routine, Mellow Saxophone.

The Petite Jazz Group competed for the first time together and received a High Gold Award for their jazz routine, Funkytown. This group consists of Bethany Bruce, Julia Griffin, Gracie Lance, Alaina McCall, Hope Patterson, Aislin Salerno, Maggie Wilson, and Kinslee Wright.

Dance Dynamics will have new classes begin in the fall for ages three and up. Registration will be August 19. Call the studio for more information.