*CONGRATULATIONS to Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Denver semi-finals winners from CDA!
• Gabriele Lukasik 3rd place overall in the "Pre-Competitive Division" (second year in a row in the top 3!!
• Zimmi Coker Youth Grand Prix Award (Best Overall in Junior Age Division) This is THE HIGHEST award given in the Junior Division.
We are headed to the international finals in New York City, NY April 12-18, 2013. BRAVO to these incredible dancers and our teachers!!!
Want to learn more about YAGP? Copy & paste this link: http://www.balletdocumentary.com/
*BRAVO! CDA dancers attend the Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancers Scholarship Competition.
• Zimmi Coker 3rd place
• Janaya Zimmerman 4th place
*WOW! Classic Dancers attend "JUMP" dance convention in Denver. Scholarship winners:
• Madelyn Allen: Jazz/Lyrical scholarship
• Auden Martinez: VIP runner up & full scholarship to NY summer intensive
*AMAZING! Classic Dancers 1st competition of the year at “Spotlight”, the awards are as follows:
• Spotlight Overall SPORTSMANSHIP Award: Classic Dance Academy!!
• “Here Comes the Sun”- Michal Mangan pointe solo Diamond Award; Category Winner; 4th Overall Placement for Teen Soloists
• “Show Off”- Maddy Allen musical theatre solo Ruby Award; Category Winner; Spotlight ENTERTAINMENT Award
• “Holding Out for a Hero”- Ansley Mater lyrical solo Ruby Award
• “I’ve Got Rhythm”- Ansley Mater tap solo Ruby Award
• “Shy”- Lisa Katsnelson musical theatre solo Diamond Award; Category Winner
• “Shambala”- Savannah Schieck tap solo Diamond Award
• “So You Want to be a DJ” (Hip Hop): Auden Martinez & Alex Rodenbeck Diamond Award; 1st Overall Award for “Future Gems” ages 9-10; 1st Overall Placement for all “Future Gems” ages 11 and under; Judge’s Choice Award (“Get Your Groove On”)
• “Luck Be a Lady” (Open): Auden Martinez, Alex Rodenbeck & Savannah Schieck Diamond Award
• “Ooh La La” (Ballet): Rachel Kim & Savannah Schieck Diamond Award; 1st Overall Award for “Future Gems” ages 5-6; Spotlight COSTUME Award
• “Beauty & a Beat” (Tap): Maddy Allen & Auden Martinez Ruby Award; Judge’s Choice Award (“Perfect Partnering”)
• “T-E-A-M” (musical theatre) Maddy Allen, Lisa Katsnelson, Rachel Kim, Auden Martinez, Ansley Mater, Alex Rodenbeck, Savannah Schieck Ruby Award
• “Imperfect” (Lyrical): Maddy Allen, Lisa Katsnelson, Michal Mangan, Ansley Mater Ruby Award; Category Winner
• “Up” (Ballet): Maddy Allen, Lisa Katsnelson, Michal Mangan, Ansley Mater, Wanda Rana Ruby Award; Spotlight DIRECTOR’S CHOICE Award (the show director’s favorite routine of the entire weekend