Spotlight Results 2017

Feb 13, 2017 | Blog, Bottom Home Page

Nearly 60 dancers and their families from Chehalem Valley Dance Academy attended the Spotlight Dance Cup Regional Competition this past weekend at the Oregon Convention Center.

Some highlights include many first time soloists competing, new groups dances making their debut, and overall very positive and supportive camaraderie!

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Congratulations to Bridget Derville-Teer for scoring a diamonds on both of her solos, being the highest scoring Senior solo (over nearly 125 entries), earning the Cut Above Award for her Self-Choreography Solo, winning the Senior Dance Down (out of nearly 150 dancers), AND for earning the title of Senior Miss Spotlight Portland!!!

We are so proud of Bridget’s dedication to the studio, her training, and to mentoring the younger dancers.  She has shown true character in her perseverance, balance, and commitment to excellence in every aspect of her life. Congratulations Bridget!!!

We are also super proud of our Newberg Elite group for earning a diamond and 3rd Overall Highest Scoring Junior Duo/Trio!  These girls have worked hard this year and love having Bridget as an assistant in class!

AND – we are super proud of Lillie for being the Ruby Dance Down Finalist for 12 and under! She beat nearly 125 other dancers!!! Girl – you rocked it!

Another group we are proud of is MAC’s Teen Large Group “Stop.” They earned their first ever diamond!!! Amanda did a great job choreographing a dance with a message and the girls committed and performed beautifully. <3

And lastly, Kristen earned the choreography award for both “La Plage,” the Elite Trio with Abby, Emma, and Sydney, and “Time,” Emily’s Contemporary solo.  The competition awarded approximately 10 of these awards all weekend and she is absolutely thrilled to have earned 2 of them! It is one of the highest honors and after committing to creating better choreography this year – she is feeling the love!

We are super proud of all of the dancers that participated in the dance downs!!!

Below is a complete list of the results. 

California Dreaming, Fauna Ruby

Falling Short, Anna Ruby

Tutti Frutti, Emma S Emerald

I Love Me, Lillian Ruby

Little Red Wagon, Mckinlee Emerald

Oceans, Brigitte Ruby

Set It Off, Audrey Emerald

That Way You Do, Soren Ruby

Dark Knight Vada Ruby, Category Winner, Special Judges Award “Commitment and Conviction”

Anchor, Cora Emerald

Toxic, Madelyn Ruby

Here With Me, AnnaClaire Ruby

Only Girl In The World, Emma Ruby

Queen Bee, Lauren Ruby, Category Winner, Special Judges Award “Shining in the Spotlight”

Crave You, Hailey Ruby

Figure 8, Bridget Self Choreo Diamond, Special Spotlight Award “A Cut Above”

Pretty Good Year, Jenna Diamond

In The Embers, Camille Diamond, 19th Overall Highest Scoring Senior Solo

Enter One, Bridget Diamond, Category Winner, 1st Overall Highest Scoring Senior Solo

Don’t Worry About Me, Brenna Ruby

Volcano, Lillie Ruby

Time For Tea, Jr MT Ruby

La Plage, Elite Diamond, 3rd Overall Highest Scoring Junior Duo/Trio, Special Spotlight Award for Choreography

Get On Your Feet, Maddi Ruby

Pretty Girls, Riley Ruby

Wildside, Peyton Ruby

Friend Like Me, Ella Ruby

Mercy, Mia Emerald

Titanium, Lucy Emerald

Headlights, Mackenzie Emerald

Lost It To Trying, Erzsi Emerald

Time, Emily Diamond, 17th Overall Highest Scoring Teen Solo, Special Spotlight Award for Choreography

Independent Women, PreCo Ruby

Simple Melody, Jr Large Ruby

Hey Girls, Jr Jazz Small Ruby, Category Winner

Jolten Joe Dimaggio, Mac Elite Ruby

Help Me! Jr HH Emerald

Cry Me A River, Teen Small Ruby

Everything In Its Right Place, Teen A Emerald

Time, Production Diamond

Wonderful, Tumbling Diamond

Stop, Mac Teen Diamond

I Can Tell, Hip Hop Ruby

Brain Damage, Senior Large Ruby

Foreign Fields, Mac Teen SMall Ruby, Category Winner

Fear On Fire, Teen B Emerald

Money, Senior Elite Ruby, Industry Dance Awards Nominee, Highest Scoring Musical Theatre

Breathe, Senior Express Diamond

As It Fades, Senior Trio Diamond, Category Winner

Us Against The World, Jenna/Camille Diamond

Holdin On, Mac Trio Ruby

Station, Had/Lil/Add Diamond, 10th Overall Highest Scoring Teen Duo/Trio

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