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The Dance Studio get back on stage

Posted on 29 March 2022 by Prairie Post
The Dance Studio Pointe group performed a dance piece titled Hallelujah at the 2022 Leader Dance Fusion. From left to right, back row: Jayne Service, Alex Carleton, Jocelyne Tufts, Nevaeh Johnson, Sophie Regier. Left to right, front row: Brianna Dash, Rachel Dash, Sophie Carlson. Photo submitted

Dancers from The Dance Studio of Swift Current were excited to recently attend their first live, on-stage competition since the beginning of March 2020.

They participated successfully in the 2022 Leader Dance Fusion competition, March 12-13. Dancers from nine studios had an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience and to receive feedback from an in-person adjudicator.

The participating dance studios were from Leader, Maple Creek, Swift Current, Eston, Kindersley, Macklin, Kerrobert, and Oyen. The Dance Studio of Swift Current had 16 dancers in attendance, who performed 31 routines (solos, duos, trios, and groups).

These dancers placed with 26 of their routines, receiving one 3rd place, four 2nd place finishes, and 21 1st place finishes. The Dance Studio students took home seven of the end overall awards:

Victoria Pegg – Dance Saskatchewan Youth Ambassador Award;

Jocelyne Tufts – Senior Most Promising Solo;

Payton Wiebe & Victoria Pegg – Junior Most Promising Duo/Trio;

Alex Carleton & Sophie Carlson – Senior Most Promising Duo/Trio;

Requiem – Senior Outstanding Group Choreography;

Requiem – Adjudicator’s Choice, Sat. 8 a.m.;

Brooke Wingert, Jayne Service & Sophie Carlson – Adjudicator’s Choice, Sat. 6 p.m.

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