Studio on 5th travels to five competitions in 2015-16 season

The Studio on 5th’s Elite Competition Team shared its accomplishments from the 2015-16 season.

The team consists of 32 members ranging from age 7 to 17. The Studio on 5th is under the direction of Kaitlyn Hallinan.

The dancers traveled to five competitions all over the state to test their talents against the best of the best.

All of the competitive teams’ group numbers were entered in the highest level of competition out of a three-tier judging system.

The team was awarded, over the course of the entire season, one diamond award at Encore Dance Competitions for the Stars in the Elite Teen Small Group Category, one elite platinum, a Skyscraper Trophy/Nomination for Entertainer of the Year in the Production Category, two title winners with crown/

sash, two first-place overall photogenic, a best choreography award and two first-place overall high scores.

Other awards include 14 first-place overall high scores, 45 top five overall high scores, 10 top 10 overall high scores, 84 first-place divisional finishes, 64 platinum, 17 solid gold plus, 14 solid gold and 14 gold.

The company also received 11 special awards, one being the Best Costumes of the Entire Competition.

The Studio on 5th had five groups numbers and eight individual students personally asked to participate in National Dance Teams this summer.

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