Posts Tagged ‘dance competition’

The Kansas City Classic = Success!

December 5, 2011

We did it!  We hosted our first dance team competition, and it went very, very well!  So proud of every single soul that darkened the doorway of Liberty High School that day. Click on the Kansas City Classic link to the right to be taken to the results and a highlight reel! Love and spirit fingers, Melanie […]

The Kansas City Classic: It’s happening!

May 9, 2011

It’s official!  Larkspur will be the first professional company to host a competition for the Missouri Dance Team Association!  AND we have a venue and awesome partnership with The Liberty Sapphires Dance Team!  The Kansas City Classic will be held December 3, 2011 at Liberty High School.  The application for the contest can now be […]

Missouri Dance Team Championships!

April 20, 2011

So very, very happy and pleased that Larkspur was one of many proud sponsors of the 2011 Missouri Dance Team Championship held in St. Louis this year!  The contest was great!  There were  97 high school dance teams from all over the state, competing in Jazz, Kick, Pom, Hip Hop, Mix, and Prop categories.  The […]

Indiana State Dance Team Championships!

April 18, 2011

Great weekend!  Great, great, great, great weekend!  Donnette, Mishra and I got to judge the Indiana High School Dance Team Association State Championships.  Whew!  That’s a long title.  Let’s just call it “State.”   🙂 This weekend was the culmination of 14 consecutive weekends of competitions throughout the state of Indiana, averaging over 100 performances […]

Dance Team Prep for State

April 17, 2011

I got to work with St. Pius X High School in Kansas City to help them prepare their routines for the state competition.  This is one of my all time favorite things to do!  We cleaned their jazz and mix routines, and I’m pleased to say that they finished in the top five for both […]

More Judging In Indiana!

February 17, 2011

I got the opportunity to hang out with great friends at the Lake Central Dance Invitational!  Crazy long day and something like 150 performances, all of them fabulous I might add!  It’s the longest running dance team competition in Indiana and it brings together more than 50 teams.  Huge amount of talent at this competition! […]

Missouri Regional Competition

February 5, 2011

Larkspur Dance and Choreography was proud to be a sponsor of the 14th Annual Lee’s Summit North Dance Team Invitational!  It’s the largest dance team competition in the Kansas City area, and this year the LSN Invitational hosted 45 teams, and over 80 solos, ensembles, and duets!  I was grateful for the opportunity to be […]

Larkspur Program Ad

January 22, 2011

Check out the awesomeness that our good friend Melissa Kothe put together for us!  This will be our program ad for the upcoming competition season!  Love it! Thanks, Missy!

Judging in Indiana

January 19, 2011

I just judged the Munster Invitational for the Indiana High School Dance Team Association this month with two good friends who we both just adore.  And now I’m going to brag on them a little bit.  Elizabeth Hathaway is a former dancer for Ball State University, and she’s one of the most precise and consistent […]

Oklahoma State Dance Team Championship

December 30, 2010

I just got back from Oklahoma where I had the great opportunity to judge one of my favorite state competitions!  So much talent in Oklahoma!  There were over 100 teams there.  The Oklahoma Dance Team Directors Association is a really cool organization.  I like how they have awards for Coaches of the Year, and they […]

Prepping for The Kansas City Classic!

December 12, 2010

The foundation is being laid for our competition “The Kansas City Classic!”  After a frantic “I don’t know what I’m doing!” email to Yvonne Cole, I got to spend the entire day shadowing her at her competition in St. Louis.  I learned so very, very much!  Her contest is in its 30th year (Yeah, that’s […]

Larkspur To Host Its Own Dance Team Competition!

June 9, 2010

It’s on!  I can’t wait!  I had a very successful meeting with my good friend Brett Elder, Missouri Dance Team Association President.  We totally hatched a plot to merge forces and bring a quality regional competition to Missouri that would be open to high school dance teams on the Missouri and Kansas side of the […]

Never Gets Old!

February 18, 2010

Lots of judging, dancing, teaching, and choreographing going on!  Good thing we live and die for this stuff!   😀 Okay, so the Indiana High School Dance Team Association shows no signs of getting sick of me.  I’m going back to judge at Westfield.   And our little Fallon worked with her alma mater, Milan […]

Dancing and Judging in Phoenix, Indiana!

March 13, 2009

I got the fabulous opportunity to judge the team State Championships for Indiana!  It was their 15th annual contest and it was so much fun to be a part of it.  Saw some really outstanding team performances.  I’m always so amazed by what people can put together with nothing but a group of dancers and […]

Judging Dance in Indiana!

February 20, 2009

I got to judge in Indiana again!  First at the North and South Regional Competitions for the Indiana High School Dance Team Association to determine who will continue on to their State Championship.  Very cool!  Saw so many awesome team, solo and ensemble performances!  The three of us got to judge their State Championship for […]

Judging in Indiana and Oklahoma!

January 2, 2009

I just got back from Oklahoma where I judged the Oklahoma State Dance Team Championship in Oklahoma City.  (I just typed Oklahoma a whole lotta times.)  I love that competition!  It’s run by a group of sweethearts who are so sincere and professional.  And I love getting the chance to hang with my good friend […]