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2009 - 2010 competition season
|LARGE GROUP TAP|
|Bailey Jo Rhodes|
|Bailey Jo Rhodes|
2008 - 2009 competition season
Seated first row, looking pert and pretty in their pink and black, left to right, are Micah Perry, Heather Weth and Amber Bajorek. In the back row, are Ryann Young, Maurie Gangluff and Kira Jinkins. This group is taught by Ms. Emily Neal.
Pictured front row, left to right are Briyana Isaac, Jessica Holeman and Hannah Moler. Second row are Kaitlin Soderlund, Bailey Jo Rhodes, and Alexandria Adams. Back row are Tori Spears, Stephanie York and Kassie Shepard. This tap group is taught by Ms. Emily Neal.
tap - large group
Posing here after a wonderful performance are most of the large group Tap performers. Bottom row, left to right, are Hannah Moler, Kaitlin Soderlund and Alexandria Adams. Next row up, are Micah Perry, Bailey Jo Rhodes and Stephanie York. Next row are Kaitlynn Coleman, Maurie Gangluff and Kassie Shepard. Back row are Carol Walters, Briyana Isaac and Ryann Young. Performing but not shown above were Jessica Holeman and Heather Weth. These dancers are instructed by Ms. Emily Neal.
2007 - 2008 competition season
JDC competed two tap groups this year and these dancers have inspired more to compete with them next season.
Back row - l to r - Lauren, Taylor, and Maurie. Second row - Kira and Alex.
First row, Kaitlynn, Heather, Amber and Micah - these dancers were taught by Ms. Kim.
Back row - Jessica and Kassie, second row Briyana, Kaitlin, and Bailey Jo.
In front - Hannah Moler.
Junior Tap Dancers - taught by Ms. Kim placed very well in every competition.
Senior Dance Group - Award and top winners in several of our competitions -
Taught by Ms. Sara.
2007 - 2008
sHOWBIZ COMPETITION - JAN 12, 2008
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Small Group Tap, age nine, “Five, Six, Seven, Eight” won a First and then they won Fifth out of Top Ten in the Junior Division. Dancers in this group, instructed by Ms. Kim, are Amber Bajorek, Lauren Boatman, Kaitlynn Coleman, Maurie Gangluff, Kira Jinkins, Alexandria Leirer, Taylor Mays, Micah Perry and Heather Weth.
The "Five-Six-Seven-Eight" tap dancers, competed in the Junior Age bracket (ages Nine to Eleven) and won, not only a First-Place Award but they also won Fifth in the Top Ten Acts for the Junior Division.
Small Group, Tap, age twelve, “Dancin’ Fool” won a Second-Place Award. Instructed by Ms. Sara, these dancers are Jessica Holeman, Briyana Isaac, Hannah Moler, Bailey Jo Rhodes, Kassie Shepard and Kaitlin Soderlund.
The "Dancin' Fool" dancers performed their tap in their spiffy costumes and shoes and won a Second Place.
2006 - 2007
Dancing Tap in Small Group, Petite Division, age six, in Show Biz Dance Competition held at the Hot Springs Convention Center to “Shake Senora” were Carson Alvarez, Jillian Bratton, Amanda Crews, Kara Hutchinson, Alexandria Leirer and Hannah Reynolds. The dancers, instructed by Ms. Naomi Bratton, were awarded a First Place, Second High Score.
"Shake, Senora Dancers" shown here in their recital pose. These dancers continued to entertain audiences in each performance.
These JDC Dancers performed tap to “You Can’t Stop the Beat” in Large Group, Petite Division, age eight, at Show Biz Competition and won a First Place. Front row, from left to right, are Amber Bajorek, Chelsea Livingston, Maurie Gangluff, Briyana Isaac, and Kaitlynn Coleman. From left to right, back row are Kira Jinkins, Alexandria Adams, Heather Weth, Hannah Moler and Micah Perry. Ms. Kimberly Holladay is the instructor of these dancers.
Posing here in recital photo, even though these young dancers were good to begin with, they continued to improve at each competition and were among the top at each performance. They represented the best for which Jacksonville Dance Company stands.
Also dancing Tap in the Junior Division, age 11, to “I’m Just a Girl” were Jessica Holeman, Jessica McCauley, Bailey Jo Rhodes, Kassie Shepard and Kaitlin Soderlund. The dancers, instructed by Ms. Laurel Spears were awarded a Second Place.
These Junior Tap Dancers, shown here in their recital photo, continued to delight the audiences with their dancing and also brought home top honors in one of our competitions, along with a $300 check for the studio. Great going, ladies!
Shown here are the Senior Dancers who performed a tap dance to “Mr. Pinstripe Suit” and won a Second Place at Show Biz Dance Competition held at Hot Springs Convention Center. Front row, the dancers from left to right are Kelsea Bruce, Jessica Raines and Stephanie York. Standing from left to right are Hannah Ellis, Madison Hurley, Jenna Cummings, Emiley Bee, Ashley McCutcheon and Lindsey Sweet. Ms. Tammy Christensen is the instructor for this large tap group. The dancers also placed second in the top awards for the senior dance division.
"Mr. Pinstrip Suit" dancers brought home top honors in their competitions. The dancers were instructed in several of their competitions by Chris. The dancers won Elite Top Firsts and showed off their talents and technique in their Broadway-type performance that delighted the audiences.
Ms. Kim's Eight to Nine Tap Company - 2006 - 2007
JDC Eight to Nine Tap Company members are: Alex Adams, Amber Bajorek, Katelynn Coleman, Maurie Gangluff, Briyana Isaac, Kira Jinkins, Chelsea Livingston, Hannah Moler, Micah Perry and Heather Weth.
Getting ready for first dance competition of the season - Junior Varsity Tap Dancers.
Junior Varsity Tap Company Dancers - 2006 - 2007
Taught by Ms. Laurel, these Company Dancers are:
Jessica Holeman, Jessica McCauley, Bailey Jo Rhodes, Kassie Shepard and Kaitlin Soderlund.
2005 - 2006
DANCE COMPANY MEMBERS
JEWELS - EMERALDS - JUNIOR VARSITY & SENIORS
JEWELS TAP - Instructed by Naomi Bratton
EMERALDS TAP - Instructed by Naomi Bratton
Alexandria Adams Amber Bajorek
Bailey Gibson Briyana Isaac
MICAH PERRY MADI SPEARS
"gREASE" TAUGHT BY MS. NAOMI BRATTON
4TH PLACE ALL-AROUND AT 2006 NATIONAL COMPETITION
AT PANAMA CITY
JUNIOR VARSITY TAP - Instructed by Kim Holladay
Sarah Chesser Jessica Holeman
Jessica McCauley Kassie Shepard
Kaitlin Soderlund Tori Spears
JUNIOR TAP - Instructed by KIM HOLLADAY
SENIOR TAP - Instructed by Tammy Christensen
SENIOR TAP - Instructed by Tammy Christensen -
THESE DANCERS ALSO PERFORMED A WONDERFUL
MUSICAL THEATER TAP NUMBER TO
"REACH FOR THE GUN"
2004 - 2005 dance company
senior tap company
ms. laurel spears, instructor
junior varsity tap company
instructed by ms. laurel
DANCERS - JUNIOR TAP
AGES 10 - 12
CHOREOGRAPHED AND TAUGHT BY MS. LAUREL
TAUGHT AND POLISHED BY MS. LOIS
DANCE COMPANY - TAP
AGES FIVE - SIX
TAUGHT BY MS. KIM