Friday, April 12, 2024

Emerald Belles Earn Top Prizes in National Dance Championship

EbellesThe Emerald Belles competed at MA Nationals March 20-21 at the Fort Worth Convention Center and were awarded 6th place overall. The Belles entered in three dance categories and won 1st place in High Kick, 1st place in Lyrical, and 2nd place in Jazz.

The Officers were awarded 1st place in Jazz, 1st place in Contemporary, and 1st place in Lyrical. They were named in Officer Winner’s Circle for being in the top 5 highest scoring officer groups.Ebelles(4)

Several Belles competed in solos, duets, and ensembles. In the 11/12 Solo Division Addie Perkins won 6th place, Laurel Kavanagh 13th place, and Jessica Bowman 14th place. In the 9/10 Solo Division Erica Darrah placed 9th.

Claire Berutti and Peyton Faltys entered a duet and were awarded 5th place. Shivani Chandra, Lauren Dooley, Lauren Teeuws, Ryleigh Malloy, Catherine Brannon, Madisyn Daniel, Claire McCoy, Bethany Sauls, Kelly Alspaw, and Ashley Greene entered a high kick routine in the large ensemble division and won 1st place.Ebelles(2)

Congratulations to all the Emerald Belles and to Director Melissa Page and Assistant Director Kathryn Dobrow.

To view several of the award-winning performances, click on a link below:

National Champion Award-Winning Team Kick

National Champion Award-Winning Team Lyrical

National Champion Award-Winning Officer Lyrical

National Champion Award-Winning Officer Contemporary

National Champion Award-Winner Officer JazzEbelles(1)

For more information about the Emerald Belles, click here. To read more about MA Dance and the competitions offered, visit their website.