Posts Tagged ‘Larkspur’

The 2012 Kansas City Classic

December 31, 2012

It was a great day at the 2012 Kansas City Classic!  A huge thank you to all the teams, their coaches, parents, judges…..we are so grateful to everyone who made it successful!  You can see highlight reels and results on the Kansas City Classic page by clicking on the photo of the logo to the […]

MDTA Fall Coaches Conference

November 11, 2012

I was very happy to present a session called “What Judges Are Looking For” at the first ever Missouri Dance Team Association Fall Coaches Conference!  It was so much fun hanging out with local dance team coaches and learning from them.  I decided last year after working with so many awesome coaches that The Kansas […]

Larkspur Performance at 2012 Silpada National Convention

August 15, 2012

Many thanks to our good friend and aerial instructor Rachel McMeachin of Voler-Thieves of Flight for including us when she was tapped to put together performers for the 2012 Silpada National Convention!  We had so much fun, and were so proud to perform alongside amazing aerialists from Voler, dancers from Alvin Ailey, bungee performers from […]

Photos of Natalie Featured In Art Show

July 27, 2012

Natalie’s photos taken by our good friend, Tom Styrkowicz, were featured in his photographic art show entitled “The Art of the Portrait” at 2009 Gallery in downtown Kansas City!  The show’s focus was Tom’s ability to capture the essence of his subject and their personality, and his uncanny knack for storytelling through his photos.  Congratulations, […]

Good Luck to Larkspur Scholarship Winners!

June 30, 2012

We’re so proud of our scholarship winners who are headed off to their first year of college!  A big congratulations to Melody Roberts of Raymore-Peculiar High School who was awarded the Larkspur Scholarship.  She takes her diabetes in stride while she made excellent grades, worked part time, danced at a local studio, and performed with […]

Yippee ki yay! We’re Teaching Line Dancing!

June 26, 2012

Melanie and Cassie were booked as line dance instructors for a Vet Partners party at the National CVC!  It was great to work the event with DJ Kirby!  He’s a really cool guy who does mixes for all kinds of musical genres, puts them together and then they’re broadcast on ten different radio stations across […]

Swingin’ From The Rafters With Ray-Pec!

March 27, 2012

At our dance team competition, The Kansas City Classic, the lovely and talented Raymore Peculiar Prowlers earned the most points making them the overall grand champions!  As their grand prize, we provided them with an introductory aerial lesson with our good friend Rachel McMeachin of Voler-Thieves of Flight.  They came to Rachel’s loft on a […]

Congratulations to The Kansas City Classic Teams! pt. 2

March 14, 2012

We got the opportunity to work some fabulous teams who participated in The Kansas City Classic by choreographing for them, or helping them prepare their routines for competition.  We wanted to give them a special “congratulations” and let them know how much we enjoyed our time with them, and how proud we were of their […]

Congratulations to The Kansas City Classic Teams!

March 13, 2012

Wow!   What a day!   There was a great showing from teams who participated in The Kansas City Classic at the Missouri 2012 Dance Team Championship!  So proud of each and every one of them!  Congratulations!        

Round 2 of Life Drawing Event!

March 12, 2012

We got invited back to another evening of dancing and drawing at Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School!  Here’s a little review of what this event is all about, lifted from their official website: Every month, over 3,500 artists gather in nearly a hundred cities (including New York, Hollywood, Sao Paolo, London, Rome, Paris, Tokyo, and Melbourne) […]

We Don’t Judge….well, we kinda do….

March 11, 2012

The dance team competition season has come to a close, and we were so blessed and fortunate to be a part of a lot of great competitions this year serving as judges, watching teams perform our choreography, and helping to prepare teams for competition day!  I am always so amazed at the talent level of […]

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 […]

Photoshoot With Vixen Pin-Up Photography

February 16, 2011

We needed some posed group photos and our good friend and aerial goddess Rachel McMeachin suggested that we enlist the talents of Nikki Moreno, owner of Vixen Pin-Up Photography.  So glad we did!  We got something  colorful, fun and different than any of our other photos.  Vixen Pin-Up is a collaboration between Nikki and her […]

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!

Congratulations to All About Dance by Katye!

July 17, 2010

Larkspur would like to congratulate all the fine folks at All About Dance by Katye on winning the “Best of the Best” Award from Home In The Northland magazine!  All About Dance won Best Dance Studio!  Below is an excerpt from the article that appeared in the July issue of the magazine: “Now 18 years […]

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 […]

Larkspur Dancing With Toby Keith! Yeehaw!

July 31, 2009

  We were all so excited to have the opportunity to dance onstage with Toby Keith again!  The Sprint Center is such a great venue, and the set for Toby’s tour this year was really cool!  And there was a sold-out crowd, and pyro, and cool things on the background video screens!  And new choreo, […]