Dance troupes qualify for Dance World Cup
Earn right to attend Dance World Cup in Whistler, B.C. later this year
Two dance studios in the Conception Bay North area did great at the recent 5, 6, 7, 8 Showtime event in St. John’s. Harbour Music and Dance and Danceworx had multiple entries strutting their stuff at the competition, with several dancers earning the right to compete later this year at the Dance World Cup in Whistler, B.C.
Local dance troupes wowed the judges with sharp moves, with some earning the right to move on to the Dance World Cup this summer.
Harbour Music and Dance of Bay Roberts and Carbonear’s Danceworx sent dancers to the 5,6, 7, 8 Showtime event at the St. John’s Convention Centre April 21-23.
Harbour Music and Dance had 20 entries in all, with 10 earning gold honours and three earning the right to attend the Dance World Cup, an annual competition taking place this year in Whistler, B.C. July 3-6.
Those who qualified for the B.C. competition are Lennox Powell, Bryony Fowler and the tap class. Members of the later group are Ella Akerman, Paige Cormier, Sara Cummings, Fowler, Paige Morgan and Emma Petten.
Their teachers are Krista Fowler, Erin Mackey and Jo-Annah Yetman.
Danceworx nabbed two first-place awards, one second and four thirds. The Youth Performing Group and 30+ Adult Jazz troupe earned the right to
advance to the Dance World Cup.
The youth group features Trinity Deering, Samie Snow, Hayley Power, Kiera Legge, Hannah Doyle, Abigail Clark, Kelsey Parsons, Erin Hiscock and Erica Evely, and members of the jazz troupe are Rosemary King, Lynn Evely, Katie
O’Leary and Mackenzie Keats. Katie O’Leary handled the choreography for both groups.
Fellow Danceworx instructor Lakeisha Rowe had a duo entry in the event that also placed first.
The Harbour Music and Dance Tap Class (from left) Emma Petten, Bryony Fowler, Paige Morgan, Sara Cummings, Paige Cormier and Ella Akerman.
Bryony Fowler and her brother Lennox Powell both qualified for the Dance World Cup.
The Danceworx 30+ Adult Jazz group (from left) Rosemary King, Lynn Evely, Katie O’Leary and Mackenzie Keats.
The Danceworx Youth Performing Group (front, from left) Abigail Clark, Kelsey Parsons, Erin Hiscock, Erica Evely; (back) Trinity Deering, Samie Snow, Hayley Power, Kiera Legge and Hannah Doyle.