Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Creekview Dancers Win Scholarships at National Dance Festival

Moving Ground Dance Company had an amazing experience at the 11th National High School Dance Festival in Philadelphia, PA March 7-11. The Creekview dancers took over 120 dance classes in areas such as Yoga, Musical Theatre, Liturgical Dance, Ballet, Floor Barre, Kung Fu Modern, Modern, Dance Medicine & Injury Avoidance, Improvisation, Contact Improvisation, Interplay Improvisation, Horton Modern, Israeli Folk Dance, Contemporary Modern, Jazz, African Dance, Old School Hip Hop, Modern Partnering, Bollywood, and Shen Wei Modern & Repertory.

Additionally, three dancers auditioned for scholarships. With almost 500 dancers auditioning from all over the United States, Canada and Australia, all three CHS dancers were offered a scholarship:

  • Ashton Overbeck (11th) Coker College Summer Intensive Tuition Scholarship
  • Reed Sterling (12th) Coker College Tuition Scholarship
  • Marin Helppie-Schmieder (12th) received:
                American Dance Festival Scholarship
                Bates Dance Festival Scholarship
                Point Park University Scholarship
                Long Island University: Brooklyn Scholarship
                Leon Dance Arts Scholarship
                Coker College Tuition Scholarship

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