SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Rhythm Dance Company (RDC) will participate in StarPower’s National Championships held in Uncasville, CT on June 23-27, 2014. Following one of the most decorated competitive seasons in RDC history, dancers are entering the competition with confidence.
RDC competed in five Regional Competitions and two Conventions this season with a total of 28 group performances, 14 duos and trios, and 36 soloists. Three groups consistently excelled this season. The Company Teen Line, “Maria”, placed 1st overall at the Starpower Regional Competition and placed 1st overall and named the highest scoring overall jazz routine at the Hall of Fame Competition. The Senior Small Group, “Switch”, placed 1st overall at Starpower Regional and claimed the highest scoring jazz routine and the Grand Champion Senior routine accolades. At Hall of Fame, “Switch” won 1st in category and was named the highest scoring senior jazz routine. The third routine, “Listen”, was 1st overall at Starpower Regional, 1st in category at Hall of Fame, and 1st overall at StarQest Regional along with the Petite/Junior Apogee Award Winner for the highest score of the competition.
RDC is a strong team but also recognizes three standout soloists throughout the season. The soloists are Kira Marderosian, age 11, Kendra Lippert, age 14, and Naomi Greenspan, age 16. Kira’s solo “Bottom of the River” was 1st overall at 4 competitions and she earned the titles of Junior Miss Headliner, Junior Miss StarQuest, and Junior Miss Starpower. Kendra’s solos earned her 1st overall at 3 competitions and the titles of Teen Miss Headliner, Hall of Fame Inductee and All Star Recipient, Teen Miss Starpower, Teen Miss StarQuest, and Teen Miss Nexstar. Naomi’s solo “Vienna” earned her 1st overall at 2 competitions and the titles Miss Headliner and Miss Starpower. All the routines were choreographed by Nicole Kelley.
Rhythm Dance Company’s Recital will be held Saturday, June 7th at Worcester State University.
RDC offers Competitive and Performance Level Programs for ages 2.5 and older. Classes are offered in Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Acro, Boys Only Classes, and Preschool.
Learn more about RDC at www.rhythmdanceco.com or call (508) 366-1003.