- Meet and make new friends.
Yes, convention is awesome because you’re able to spend a fun-filled day or two with the dance friends you’ve already made at your studio. However, it also gives you the opportunity to meet and befriend other talented dancers from around the country! Spending all day sweating, dancing, and having fun together is a fantastic way to bond. Best of all, you already know that you have something in common with your fellow attendees — loving to dance!
2. See amazing performances by dancers of all ages.
The Dance Experience Convention is divided into three levels based on age and experience, and each level receives instruction on a variety of different dance styles. At the end of the day, each level holds auditions to decide who will win scholarships and other awards — meaning you get to observe the awesome routines your peers have been working on all day!
3. Learn new techniques.
The Dance Experience Convention offers multiple workshops ranging from tap to hip hop, and all classes are taught by experienced faculty members. This means that you’re getting the chance to learn and perfect your dance techniques while under the supervision of some of the best instructors out there. Nothing like getting feedback from the dance world’s finest!
4. Interact with some of the most talented professionals in the business.
The dance instructors that make up the Dance Experience Convention faculty come from all over the country and are some of the finest choreographers out there. You can see their award-winning work on the Broadway stage, in national commercials and music videos, in popular TV shows and blockbuster movies, and at prestigious universities and dane programs. Not only will you be learning from your faculty, you’ll also be able to get to know them. Who knows? Maybe in the future, you’ll be the one they call when they need one more dancer for that music video!
5. Show off your hard work and dancing skills.
Show us your moves! The Dance Experience Convention is the perfect time to showcase how hard you’ve been working all year. It could even help you win an award or scholarship!
6. Explore a new city or new part of town.
Myrtle Beach, Atlanta, Cincinnati…the Dance Experience Convention allows you to discover an exciting new city or town, no matter which one you choose to attend. It’s a dance extravaganza and a vacation all in one!
7. Get a chance to win scholarships and other awards.
Each class will have an Excellence Award that will be given out to one dancer chosen by the instructor. Additionally, there are six scholarships to other Platinum events up for grabs. Finally, each dancer will be awarded a participation certificate for the convention.
8. Teachers receive a free pass for every 10 students they bring.
Teachers and studio owners, this one is for you! For every 5-10 dancers that you register, you’ll receive one free teacher pass; if you bring 11-20 dancers, you’ll receive two free passes; for 21-30 dancers, you’ll get 3 free passes; and for 31+ dancers, you’ll receive four free passes. Talk about a steal!
We can’t wait to see you at the Dance Experience Convention!