LHQ DanceForce recently competed in the Dance Ovations Dance Competition receiving several special and overall awards.
The regional competition held in Fitchburg, Massachusetts drew approximately 400 dancers from 13 studios throughout eastern and western Massachusetts and Connecticut. 48 dancers from the LHQ DanceForce Competition Team performed group and solo jazz, lyrical, tap, and hip hop routines.
Four group numbers received special awards. Pearl Harbor received the "Poetry in Motion with Pristine Partnering" award, Hawaiian Hibiscus received the "Elegant, Beautiful ~ A breath of Fresh Air!" award, Hawaiian Adventure received the "Totally Terrific & Awesome!" award, and L.O.V.E. received the "Great Timing, Your Totally Terrific!" award. Soloist Miranda Harpin received the "Queen of Cool" special award and soloist Sierra Moccio received the "Punch Packing Peanut with Potential" special award.
The Little Ones Overall Lyrical award was presented to the group Angels and Nina Bruno took home the overall award for Teen Jazz Soloist.
The dancers were well-prepared for this competition, practicing 5-7 days a week. The next goal is the Sophisticated Dance Productions Competition in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on March 22-23.