Elite Dancer Rules & Requirements

Elite Dancer Qualification: Official Rules

The Elite Dancer Program stems from our partnership with the Excel in Motion Dance Convention. Elite Dancers earn the opportunity to assist master teachers on stage during the Excel tour following the year that they qualify. Depending on the city, Elite Dancers will assist choreographers during 1-2 classes a day allowing assistants to take the rest of the classes and workshops offered at Excel. Elite Dancers receive a scholarship. At select locations, Elite Dancers will work with a choreographer to learn a piece that will be showcased at the Exhibition Show on Saturday evening of the convention. Select students will be asked to perform their top-ranked solo.

Elite Dancer Requirements:

  • Must compete at an Elite Performance Challenge or Excel in Motion Event.
  • Must be Teen (13-15 yrs) or Senior (16-19 yrs).
  • Must earn an Elite Platinum Ranking in the competitive category.
  • Must rank in the top three dancers overall.
  • In addition to a solo, qualifiers must compete in at least one group routine affiliated with a studio.
  • Elite Dancers must qualify each year for the following Excel in Motion Tour.

2022 Elite Dancers

Addison Scully
Caianne Brugger
Ali Falotico
Allison Dahringer
Brenna Helton
Dylan Stukenberg
Emily Rickis
Ethan Blakeney
Felitcia Aliprantis
Hannah Bender
Jada Coughlin
Jasmine Teng
Jennifer Walsh
Jesse Robie
Juliana Gorman
Juliette Marzo
Kaitlyn Du
Kaylin Salvatici
Kendall Deshong
Kirsten Ireland
Lance Lemon
Lilly Stanley
Logan Mygrants
Madison Pimentel
Marina Krumis-Beens
Megan Crosby
Miranda Powell
Natalia Yun
Nina Kelly
NyAshia Gooden-Clarke
Olivia Bartlett
Olivia Evans
Peyton Engstrom
Scarlet Pigeaud
Sloane Rosen
Taelyn Albrecht
Julie Coughlin
Sofia Pargas
Trinity Moulton
Madison Dillon
Peyton Hikade
Bella Gonzales
Amelia Gonzales
Sophie Gonzales
Madison Oh
Shayla Crosby
Trinity O'Neill
Amelia Richards

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