The Shine Dance Competition, held at the Capital Theatre April 9th and 10th, was a great success!! All the competitors danced well and had fun!! The competition was well run and the scores were close. 11 of our 46 dances scored less than 2 % away from the top score of the entire competition. I am so proud of all the dancers!!

Highlights:

  • ATJ instructor Emily Kennedy received the Choreography Choice of the Day Award on Saturday for her modern piece “Gabriel”
  • ATJ instructor Christopher Rich received the Choreography Choice of the Day Award on Sunday for his lyrical piece “Possibility”
  • ATJ dancer Madison Hetherington received the Young Choreography Award and a scholarship worth $950
  • ATJ dancer Chloe Lucier received Overall High Score for her solo “White Horse” at the junior competitive level
  • ATJ teams received 11 Overall High Score Awards at the competition and 10 special awards including 2 judges choice awards