LHQ DanceForce competed at Nexstar National Talent Competition on May 3-5, 2013. They received several special and overall awards.
This regional competition had over 500 entrees from 22 different studios. The weekend was jam-packed with events over a three day period.
Five dances received special awards over the weekend. The production number, “Hawaiian Adventure” earned the Special Performance Award. “Girls Unity”, choreographed by Lynn Hadden-Quinn, was recognized with the Special Choreography Award. “Angels” received the Federation of Dance Competitions Special Award. Soloist Mary Root received the Nice Flow & Grace Special Award and soloist Sierra Moccio received the Beautiful Presence Special Award.
“Hawaiian Adventure” earned the title of 1st Overall in the 9-11 Line/Production category. "May I Take Your Order" received 5th Overall for the 9-11 division of Pre-star Small Groups and "Wash That Man" took home 4th Overall for the 12-14 division of Pre-star Small Groups. "L.O.V.E." won 5th Overall for the 8 & Under division of Pre-star Small Groups. Lastly, "Angels" placed 2nd in the Overalls for the 8 & Under division of Nexstar Small Groups.
LHQ soloists had a very successful weekend as well. Mary Root received 8th Overall for 12- 14 year old soloists while Sofia Blanchette won 6th Overall for 9-11 year olds. Vinny Panuccio was honored to receive the top award of Overall Solo Title for "Mr. Nexstar 2013".
LHQ DanceForce is so proud of all their dancers. Congratulations!