On March 3, the Dance Workshop competition team competed at the Starbound Regional Dance Competition in Indianapolis and enjoyed a successful first outing of their season. As a studio, Dance Workshop was awarded seven high gold and six gold awards for their routines as well as special individual and group recognition.
Chloe Watkins was named the Top Petite Soloist on the day for her routine “Rock You”. This is the third year for Watkins to be named the Top Petite Soloist for the Indianapolis Starbound Regional. She also was awarded high gold for her dance “Blame it on the Beat”.
Chloe Gardner was also honored with a special judges award for “Great Grape Vines” and earned a high gold for her routine entitled “Bring the House Down”. Stella Knipp was awarded a high gold award for her dance “I Can Only Imagine”.
Payton Watkins, Jordan Adams, Savannah Black and Carmen Bridges earned gold awards for their individual dances.
In duets, Chloe Watkins and Adams placed fifth overall in the Junior Division and won high gold for their hip-hop routine “Wind it Up”. Payton Watkins and Aliyah Denny were awarded gold awards for their dances “Witch Doctor” and “Going to the Chapel”.
Dance Workshop also claimed first overall in Small Groups ages 8 and under after earning high gold for the routine “Sparkling Diamonds”. Dancers in “Sparkling Diamonds” were Gardner Bridges, Black, Knipp and Chloe Watkins. Those same five dancers also scored a high gold for their routine titled “Ordinary Miracle”.
The studio will next participate at the In10sity dance competition in May.
Miss Tara would like to thank the parents for their continued support of their children and the studio. And a big thanks goes to my dancers for their hard work in class and their commitment to excellence. We’re off to a great start in 2012!
Starbound Dance Regional Results
Chloe Watkins — Blame it on the Beat (High Gold), Rock you (High Gold, Top Petite Soloist – 3rd year in a row)
Payton Watkins— No More Moneys Jumpin’ on the Bed (Gold)
Chloe Gardner — Bring the House Down (High Gold, “Great Grape Vines”)
Jordan Adams — Shake (Gold)
Stella Knipp — I can Only Imagine (High Gold)
Savannah Black — I’ve Got the Music in Me (Gold)
Carmen Bridges — Twist my Hips (Gold)
Payton Watkins and Aliyah Denny — Witch Doctor (Gold)
Payton Watkins and Aliyah Denny — Going to the Chapel (Gold)
Chloe Watkins and Jordan Adams — Wind it Up (High Gold, 5th overall in Juniors)
Sparkling Diamonds (Chloe Gardner, Chloe Watkins, Carmen Bridges, Savannah Black, Stella Knipp) (High Gold, 1st overall in Small Groups 8 and Under)
Ordinary Miracle (Chloe Gardner, Chloe Watkins, Carmen Bridges, Savannah Black, Stella Knipp) (High Gold)