Dazzle Dance Center National Awards

Back Row Left to Right: Garrett Hood, Lora Cole, Kelsy Elkins, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan, Bayli Stoker, & Edouard Ferrell Front Row Left to Right: Makenna Hassan, Cayla Anthony, Jesse Foshee, & Julia Ferrell

Back Row Left to Right: Garrett Hood, Lora Cole, Kelsy Elkins, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan, Bayli Stoker, & Edouard Ferrell Front Row Left to Right: Makenna Hassan, Cayla Anthony, Jesse Foshee, & Julia Ferrell

The Dazzle Dance Center Competition Team traveled to Galveston Texas to attend Showstopper Mid-American Nationals this past July. The team, consisting of eleven dancers, showcased their routines over the course of three days. The team competed alongside studios from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Missouri. Competition routines were choreographed by Brandi Chasteen and Lynda Hammett, owners of Dazzle Dance Center.  The DDC national competition team members are Cayla Anthony, Lora Cole, Jesse Foshee, Bayli Stoker, Julia Ferrell, Makenna Hassan, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan, Kelsy Elkins, Garrett Hood, and Edouard Ferrell. Here are the results from the National Competition:

Jazz Duet “Something’s Got a Hold” Cayla Anthony, & Lora Cole placed 4th in their category and 6th overall.

Jazz Trio “I Will Survive” Jesse Foshee, Julia Ferrell, & Makenna Hassan placed 2nd in their category and 4th overall.

Junior Group Hip Hop “We Love the 90’s” Cayla Anthony, Lora Cole, Jesse Foshee, Julia Ferrell, & Makenna Hassan placed 1st in their category and 16th overall.

Teen Small Group Hip Hop “Mega Mix” Garrett Hood, Edouard Ferrell, Bayli Stoker, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan & Kelsy Elkins placed 1st in their category and 4th overall

Teen Small Group Lyrical “Foolish Games” Garrett Hood, Edouard Ferrell, Julia Ferrell, Bayli Stoker, Makenna Hassan, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan, & Kelsy Elkins placed 1st in their category and 3rd overall.

Teen Small Group Jazz “Hey Big Spender” Garrett Hood, Edouard Ferrell, Bayli Stoker, Makenna Hassan, Erica DuBois, Caitlin Hassan, & Kelsy Elkins placed 1st in their category and 2nd overall.

Jesse Foshee- Junior Lyrical Solo “Over You” placed 4th in her category and 6th overall.

Bayli Stoker- Junior Lyrical Solo “Dream” placed 3rd in her category and 11th overall.

Makenna Hassan- Teen Jazz Solo “Break Free” placed 2nd in her category and 11th overall.

Caitlin Hassan- Teen Lyrical Solo “How Great Thou Art” placed 4th in her category and 16th overall.

Garrett Hood- Senior Hip Hop Solo “Hello” placed 1st in his division and 7th overall.

Edouard Ferrell- Senior Open Solo “This Is a Man’s World” placed 1st in his division and 2nd overall.

Kelsy Elkins- Senior Jazz Solo “Swagger Jagger” placed 1st in her division and is the Reigning Mid- American National Champion.

If you would like to see these amazing award winning routines, Dazzle Dance Center is hosting an Open House to congratulate their dancers and showcase the national routines August 15th from 10am-12:30pm at Dazzle Dance Center 7510 Hwy 1 Bypass (Across from Alliance).

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