UNIVERSE of DANCE is a brand new first time event of this kind at Universal Orlando Resort TM. This 2 part event includes a Parade Performance, a Flash Mob and much more. Performing Arts Consultants is proud to be an educational foundation for students of the performing arts that has created this event to be an educational and entertaining performance opportunity for your dancers.
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WHY CHOOSE DANCERS INC. ?
THREE COMPETITIVE LEVELS
Three competitive levels allow our judges to accurately score routines based on the individual dancer. Divisional (Future Star/Rising Star) & Overall (All Star) awards given in each entry type!
Regional Champion Award!
Special Group Awards!
Top Studio Awards!
National Title Program!
& FAMILY FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE
Dancers Inc. prides itself on creating a positive environment for young dancers to be able to perform to the best of their ability.
At the cutting edge of the dance competition/convention industry, Dancers Inc. brings only the finest teachers, judges, and choreographers from around the country to cities near you. Our mission is to provide the most personal and professional of services while creating a safe and constructive learning environment for your dance students. We pride ourselves in offering on-time, efficient competitions and full day dance conventions focusing on education and learning for a truly meaningful dance experience.
Our competitions are leveled: dancers compete in the Future Star, Rising Star, and All Stardivisions, based on training and experience at the time of competition, to create an atmosphere of learning and enjoyment for all dancers. Our conventions are full day dance workshops focusing on technique, training, and real-world experience. We’ve created a teachers round-table discussion, and offer a format for a constructive and positive Dancers Inc. weekend! Your dancers will return to class motivated, excited, and filled with the spirit of dance.
Dancers Inc. has established Scholarship opportunities with Universities and Advanced Learning Institutions such as Sacred Heart in Connecticut, and Studio School LA, to mention just a few…. We pride ourselves in offering truly meaningful and seamlessly organized competitions and conventions that inspire creativity, sportsmanship, and passion for all dancers and dance enthusiasts involved.
STUDIO DIR ECTOR RESOURCES
Studio Directors are required to e-mail us directly (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information regarding pricing & our reservation program. This information will only be provided to Studio Directors.
Dancers Inc. utilizes an online registration system for your convenence. Please contact us directly in the office with any questions you may have regarding the registration process.
Ages are determined according to the participant’s age as of January 1st. Duo/Trio and Group performances are calculated using the average age of the group with all decimal places dropped. For example, if an average age is calculated to 8.9, the group’s average age is considered 8. If a question should arise concerning the age of a contestant, a birth certificate must be provided at the competition as proof of age. 20 & over entries are not eligible for top awards or cash prizes unless more than 5 Teacher/20 & over dances are registered in the competition.
HOW DO I ENTER MY DANCERS...FUTURE STAR, RISING STAR OR ALLSTAR?
Consider the divisions as a Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Less than 3 years of formal dance training is considered Future Star, whether in the Junior or Senior category. Rising Star is 4 to 6 years of formal dance training, and All Star is 6 or more years of formal training. All groups are based on the average number of years of formal training.
AS A TEACHER, AM I ALLOWED TO COMPETE WITH MY STUDENTS?
Dancers Inc. features a “Teacher” division for entries with teacher participation. This division is separate from the Future, Rising and All Star divisions. If 5 or more “Teacher” numbers are entered in a given competition we will give additional prizes for that division. Teachers are not eligible to compete for titles in National competitions.
HOW DO YOUR EVENT SCHEDULES RUN?
Sample Competition Schedule
Competition can begin on Friday, no earlier than 4 PM with Teen/Senior Solos, possibly duo/trios (ages 13 and up); Competition continues on Saturday & Sunday with final awards scheduled no later than 11PM on Saturday, 8:30PM on Sunday.
Sample Convention Schedule
5 hours of class plus warm up. 2 classrooms available: beginner/intermediate (ages 12 and under), and advanced (ages 13 and up). Classes offered vary from traditional styles to contemporary and fusion classes. Convention is typically held on Sunday during a regional event but may be scheduled on Friday evening due to show size.
Schedules are released directly to the studio 10-days prior to the start of the event. All schedules are tentative until published.
HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR YOUR NATIONAL FINALS?
Any dancer receiving a silver award or higher is eligible to compete at nationals. Bronze and honorable mention awards, however, must re-compete at the Regional Level and score at least silver to qualify for nationals.
DOES DANCERS-INC ACCEPT INDEPENDENT ENTRIES?
All performers must have a signature of a studio owner or director on theIr registration form. No independent entries are accepted wothout a studio owner or choreographer approval.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
- Mary Agneta
“My daughter performed a solo at your competition this year. We had a wonderful time at both the competition and convention. It was much more personable than the other competitions we’ve attended and she truly enjoyed it. Thank you for putting on such a wonderful and well-rounded weekend!”
- Bill Cusanelli
“You and your staff were outstanding as usual and provided the kids with something to really grow on. They took so much away with them in such a short time.”
- Frank Mastercola, Anita Ehler's Dance Extensions
“We appreciate your professionalism and the friendly manner in which your staff interacts with the dancers and their families. We are glad to be back at Dancers Inc.!”