Positive, Inspirational and Quality Dance Training
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All company dancers need to attend at least one Convention.  DMI is mandatory and will count as one convention.  Many dancers feel that conventions help them improve and may decide to attend more than the one mandatory convention.  Note - We cannot guarantee that our staff will be present at all of them.

Competitions Attached to Conventions

  • Several Conventions have attached Competitions. We typically do not perform Group Routines at Convention/Competitions unless an entire group is attending the same Convention.
  • Many Convention/Competitions have a limit as to how many solos can be entered. Please do not assume that you will be able to compete your solo at these events. We typically pick solos to compete at these events based upon the student’s group level and age.

Observer Fees

  • Most Conventions have observer fees, that means parents must purchase a ticket (or possibly a wristband) to see the event. The observer fee only needs to be paid if the parent wishes to actually go into the classrooms and watch the classes. You do not have to pay an observer fee if you plan to stay in the building but do not plan on going into the classrooms. Note: If there is an optional competition attached to the convention, they usually allow the audience in without charge (or with minimal charge). On the events listed below, it should state if observer fees are required.

PS – There are so many conventions out there!  If there is one you would like to attend but it is not listed, please contact us and we can get you registered.

Radix Dance Competition and Convention

Website: http://www.radixdance.com/

  • Date: October 27-29, 2017
  • Location: Atlantic City, NJ
  • Hotel: TBA (overnight stay required)
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: TBA
    • Hotel and Costs: TBA
    • Food and Travel: TBA
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Tremaine

Dance Convention & Competition.

Website: http://www.tremainedance.com

  • Date: January 13-14, 2018
  • Location: Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel located at 999 9th Street NW Washington, DC 20001 (overnight stay required)
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: $245 per dancer; $50 per Observer
    • Competition Fees: approx. $45 per dancer per group routine, $60 per dancer per duo/trio, $110 per dancer per solo; $5 per observer
    • Hotel: $159 per room per night plus tax (usually around 15%).
    • Food and Travel: TBA
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, October 14, 2017.

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Velocity Dance Convention & Competition

Faculty includes Alex Little and Mark Goodman. Dance Convention & Competition.

Website: http://velocitydanceconvention.com

  • Location: Baltimore, MD at the Renaissance Baltimore Harbor Place Hotel (overnight stay required)
  • Date: TBA
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: TBA – last year’s prices were: 2-day pass $225 ages 7-12 (Mini, Petites, and Juniors), $245 ages 13-19 (Teens and Seniors), $40 per observer to watch classes.  1-day pass (Saturday) $165 per dancer and $40 per observer
    • Competition Fees: $45 per dancer per group routine, $60 per dancer per duo/trio, $110 per solo, FREE to observers
    • Hotel: TBA
    • Food and Travel: TBA
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, October 14, 2017.

24 Seven Dance Competition and Convention

Faculty includes Sonya Tayeh, Twitch, and Francesco Gella.

Website: http://24sevendance.com/

  • Date: January 19-24, 2018
  • Location: Hilton Meadowlands, 2 Meadowlands Plaza East Rutherford, NJ 07073 (overnight stay required – for students age 11 and over)
  • Hotel: Hilton Meadowlands, 2 Meadowlands Plaza East Rutherford, NJ 07073
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: approx.. 2-day pass $225 ages 7-12 (Mini, Petites, and Juniors), $245 ages 13-19 (Teens and Seniors), $40 per observer to watch classes.  1-day pass (Saturday) $165 per dancer and $40 per observer
    • Competition Fees: $45 per dancer per group routine, $60 per dancer per duo/trio, $110 per solo, FREE to observers
    • Hotel and Costs: $129 plus tax per night
    • Food and Travel: TBA
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Artists Simply Human (ASH)

Dance Convention and Competition. If we have students interested, we will most likely only participate in the convention unless numbers are ready to compete.
Website: http://ashdance.com

  • Date: January 12-14, 2018
  • Location: Loew’s Philadelphia Hotel 1200 Markey Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: approx. $240 per dancer (2-day convention) and $150 per dancer (1-day rate) (Age divisions: 10-13, 14-17, 17+) $50 per observer (2-day) and $40 per observer (1-day)
    • Hotel and Cost: approx. $199 plus tax per night (optional – book on own)
    • Performance Showcase Fees: approx. $100 per solo, $55 per dancer per duo/trio, $35 per dancer per group number
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, October 14, 2017.

New York City Dance Alliance Dance Convention (Philadelphia)

Dance Convention & Competition.

Website: http://www.nycdance.com

  • Date: March 16-18. 2018
  • Location: Philadelphia Convention Center
  • Cost of Event:
    • Convention Fees: TBD - Last year’s prices were: 2-day pass $225 ages 7-12 (Mini, Petites, and Juniors), $250 ages 13-19 (Teens and Seniors), $50 per observer to watch classes. 1-day pass (Saturday) $160 per dancer and $40 per observer
    • Competition Fees: $45 per dancer per group routine, $66 per dancer per duo/trio, $110 per solo, FREE to observers
    • You have the option of staying in a hotel (Marriot Philadelphia) with a special rate $189 plus 15.2% tax per night per room.
  • Fees, Forms and Hotel reservations are due by Saturday, December 2, 2017.