Local Dance Troupe Places 1st in National Competition.
Kaleidoscope Dance & Movement Center's Elite troupe placed 1st
in the Tremaine National Dance Competition this past Saturday,
February 26. This has earned them the opportunity to compete in the
international competition to be held in mid-July in Orlando, FL.
(PRWEB) March 2, 2005 -- Kaleidoscope Dance and Movement Center's
Elite troupe competed in the Tremaine National Dance Convention this
past Saturday, February 26. They took 1st place in the Lyrical
category with their performance of "If I Ain't Got You",
which was choreographed by KDMC's owner and Artistic Director,
Heather O'Connor. The convention and competition is hosted by
internationally known choreographer/teacher, Joe Tremaine. The event
was held at the Downtown Chicago Hyatt and featured dancers from all
over North America.
As a result of their win, the dance troupe has been invited to
compete in the international dance competition held in mid-July in
Orlando, FL. The dance troupe performs throughout the year and will
be featured in KDMC's spring show set for May 22 at the North Shore
Centre for the Performing Arts.
"This was a great opportunity for these young ladies to
showcase their talents and the hard work they've put into their
dancing this year," said O'Connor. "I was extremely
pleased with their performance and they received exceptional
compliments from the judges and other teachers."
The Tremaine Dance Conventions and Competitions were established in
1981 and are held in over 25 cities annually. These conventions
serve over 30,000 dancers and provide thousands of dollars of
scholarships each year. In addition, classes are taught by
award-winning dancers and choreographers with offerings for both
dancers and instructors.
Kaleidoscope Dance and Movement Center provides quality dance
technique and instruction to the North Shore and Chicagoland area
with emphasis on: the discipline of dance while remembering the joy
of movement; respect for mind, body and soul; and expectations for
each dancer to reach his or her individual potential. Reach us on
the web at www.kaleidoscopedance.com or by phone 847-679-7842.