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Groove 2023

Updated: Dec 26, 2023

Congratulations to our competition team on a great weekend at Groove National Dance Competition. Although it was a long one, our studio came home with the Inspired by Passion award, which is something to be very proud of!

A big shoutout to Kayla Danzi, whose solo "Grow" earned her the highest score of the weekend from our studio. Her dance was choreographed by Miss Vicky.

Here are some other great accomplishments -

  • Kayla Danzi, Grow: 4th Overall Competitive Junior Solo, 2nd Competitive Junior Solo Lyrical, Opening Number Invitation

  • Petite/Mini Adv. Jazz, Proud Mary: 1st Overall Intermediate Petite Small Group, 1st Intermediate Petite Small Group Jazz

  • Jericha Tsang, Material Girl: 4th Overall Intermediate Petite Solo, 2nd Intermediate Petite Solo Jazz, 12 & Under Photogenic Winner

  • Alice Susilo, Sound of War: 9th Overall Competitive Junior Solo, 1st Competitive Junior Solo Open, Legs for Days Special Award, Opening Number Invitation

  • Lilah Shuman, Wonderful Life: 6th Overall Intermediate Petite Solo, 3rd Intermediate Petite Solo Lyrical, Jazz Master Class Teacher Shoutout Winner

  • Kayla Danzi, Black and Gold: Legs for Days Special Award, Groove Convention Scholarship

  • Savastano & Kilanowski Quad, Missing Piece: 9th Overall Competitive Teen Small Group, 2nd Competitive Teen Small Group Tap

  • Bailey Korman, Glowin’ Up: 1st Overall Novice Mini Solo, 1st Novice Mini Solo Jazz

  • Petite Tap, Honeycomb: 3rd Overall Intermediate Petite Small Group, 2nd Intermediate Petite Small Group Tap

  • Cayla Clarke, Knock on Wood: 7th Overall Intermediate Junior Solo, 1st Intermediate Junior Solo Tap

  • Junior Contemporary, Save Your Soul: 7th Overall Competitive Junior Small Group, 2nd Competitive Junior Small Group Contemporary

  • Teen Tap, Rolling in the Deep: 3rd Competitive Teen Small Group Tap

  • Junior Jazz, This Business of Love: 10th Overall Competitive Junior Small Group, 3rd Competitive Junior Small Group Jazz

  • Lilly Papish, Seven Nation Army: 1st Competitive Junior Solo Tap

  • Katie Schlesier & Giulia Colangelo, Feel It Still: 1st Competitive Teen Duet/Trio Tap

  • Francesca Santangelo, Hounddog: 3rd Intermediate Petite Solo Jazz

You can watch the dances on the Groove 2023 playlist on our YouTube channel.

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