This regional season has been the most accomplished of our 30 year history!!
Dance Theatre of Rhode Island
Season 30, One for the books
Just after the Holiday break in December, competition team rehearsals begin. This season we had planned 4 regional events as well as one national for the team. This particular year though, was full of surprises.
January opens the season for us. It began in Mystic, CT with the Access Broadway regional. We have been attending this regional for 15 years and brought 35 routines to this event. With numerous over all high scores and accolades we were crowned the production champion for the 5th year in a row and the best dance school for the 8th. It was a great way to open up the new year.
Early March was the next of the planned regional in Sturbridge, Ma at Turn it Up Dance Challenge. This event was an optional competition for the team members as we are starting to develop our first travel team to tour the country. We had only entered 7 routines at this event, two solos, one duo, two small groups, one large group and one production. All of our routines earned platinum scores and multiple placements in overalls. Topping the list of awards were Charlie for best large group and Egypt for best production. In addition to these outstanding accomplishments, the judges nominate Charlie for a prestigious Industry Dance Award!
Next up we were due to prepare for Lowell, Ma regional with Starbound National Talent Competition in mid April. Prior to that however, we received an invitation to compete at a one day only event in Woodbridge, VA against Abby Lee Miller's