SANDUSKY NATIONALS 2018

JULY 8-14

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center 
7000 Kalahari Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870


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General Schedule

Sunday, July 8

REHEARSAL
6PM-9:30PM Opening Number Rehearsal
(Kalahari Ballroom)

Monday, July 9

AUDITIONS
8:15AM Scholarship/Convention Check-In
(West Pathway)
9AM-4PM Scholarship Auditions / Move Society® Open Call Auditions

JUNIORS (Ages 12 & Under)
9AM-12PM Junior Scholarship Auditions
(Zambezi Room)
12PM Lunch Break
1PM-4PM Move Society Audtions | Open Call, Ages 6-12 (Crown Palm Room)

SENIORS (Ages 13 & Over)
9AM-12PM Move Society Auditions | Open Call Ages 13 & Up (Crown Palm Room)
12PM Lunch Break
1PM-4PM Senior Scholarship Auditions (Zambezi Room)

REHEARSAL
5PM-8:30PM Opening Number Rehearsal
(Zambezi Room)

Tuesday, July 10

CLASSES
9AM-12PM Convention Classes

JUNIOR CONVENTION CLASSES
Ages 12 & Under (Zambezi Room)
9AM-10AM Warmup/Contemp Jazz with James Washington
10AM-10:45AM Lyrical with Justin Quandt
10:45AM-11AM BREAK
11AM-12PM Hip Hop with Jensen Freedman

SENIOR CONVENTION CLASSES
Ages 13 & Over (Orange & Nile Room)
9AM-10AM Warmup/Lyrical with Justin Quandt
10AM-10:45AM Hip Hop with Jensen Freedman
10:45AM-11AM BREAK
11AM-12PM Contemporary Jazz with James Washington

12PM Lunch Break

AUDITIONS
1PM-2PM Move Society® Callbacks | Closed Audition (Zambezi Room)

THE SHOOT
3PM Move Society® Shoot 1 (Crown Palm Room)
6PM Move Society® Shoot 2 (Crown Palm Room)

 

Wednesday, July 11

COMPETITION

DRESSING ROOMS:
Cypress & Indigo Rooms (Girls)
Ironwood Rooms (Boys)
 

8:15 AM - Teacher Check-In (Kalahari Ballroom)
8:30 AM - Competition Doors Open (Kalahari Ballroom)
9:00 AM - Preliminary Competition
9:05 AM - National Competition Begins
9:05 AM - Mini Off-Broadway Solos
9:20 AM - Junior Off-Broadway Solos

9:40 AM - Mini Broadway Solos
10:40 AM - Break
10:50 AM - Teen & Senior Off-Broadway Solos
11:10 AM - Mini & Junior Hollywood Solos
12:30 PM - AWARDS
1:10 PM - Lunch Break
1:50 PM - Teen & Senior Small Groups
3:00 PM - Break
3:10 PM - Teen & Senior Small Groups continued
4:30 PM - AWARDS

THE SHOOT
9AM Move Society® Shoot 3 (Crown Palm Room)
3PM Move Society® Shoot 4 (Crown Palm Room)

REHEARSAL
5:00PM-7:00PM Opening Number Rehearsal
(On Stage - Kalahari Ballroom)

Thursday, July 12

COMPETITION

DRESSING ROOMS:
Cypress & Indigo Rooms (Girls)
Ironwood Rooms (Boys)

7:30 AM - Competition Doors Open (Kalahari Ballroom)
8:00 AM - Teen Hollywood Solos
9:20 AM - Break
9:30 AM - Senior Hollywood Solos
11:25 AM - AWARDS
12:05 PM - Lunch Break
12:55 PM - Mini & Junior Small Groups
2:25 PM - Break
2:35 PM - Mini & Junior Small Groups continued
3:55 PM - AWARDS
4:35 PM - Junior Broadway Solos
6:10 PM - Break
6:20 PM - Teen Broadway Solos
7:25 PM - Senior Broadway Solos
8:20 PM Awards

 

Friday, July 13

COMPETITION

DRESSING ROOMS:
Cypress & Indigo Rooms (Girls)
Ironwood Rooms (Boys)

9:30 AM - Competition Doors Open (Kalahari Ballroom)
10:00 AM - Large Groups
11:30 AM - Break
11:40 AM - Large Groups continued
1:00 PM - Awards
1:45 PM - Lunch Break
2:15 PM - Mini Duo/Trios
2:55 PM - Junior Duo/Trios
3:50 PM - Break
4:00 PM - Teen & Senior Duo/Trios
5:15 PM - Awards

SHOWDOWN
6:00 PM - Line/Production Showdown
7:05 PM - AWARDS

REHEARSAL
7:30PM-9PM Opening Number Rehearsal
(On Stage - Kalahari Ballroom)

Saturday, July 14

DANCE-OFF

DRESSING ROOMS:
Cypress & Indigo Rooms (Girls)
Ironwood Rooms (Boys)

BROADWAY DANCE-OFF:
9AM Broadway Red Carpet Hour
(South Foyer)
10AM Opening Number Performance (Kalahari Ballroom)
10:10AM Move Society Shoot Reveal
10:25AM Junior Improv Line (Scholarship Finalists)
10:30AM Broadway Dance-Off
12:30PM Broadway Dance-Off Awards

HOLLYWOOD DANCE-OFF:
3PM Hollywood Red Carpet Hour
(South Foyer)
4PM Opening Number Performance (Kalahari Ballroom)
4:10PM Move Society Shoot Reveal
4:25PM Senior Improv Line (Scholarship Finalists)
5:30PM Hollywood Dance-Off
7:30PM Hollywood Dance-Off Awards


Special Events

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Convention Classes will take place in the beginning of the week in both Junior (12 & under) and Senior (13 & over) convention rooms.

Participation in convention classes and scholarship auditions are free of charge. However, all participants must be registered competitors and must be pre-registered for convention through online studio accounts prior to the event. Registrations on the day of the event will only be accepted if space permits.

Those wishing to take class who are not registered competitors may register at the door for $100.

The Opening Number sponsored by Move Society® is performed on the final day of the event to open the show for the Broadway Dance-Off and the Hollywood Dance-Off. This is where we showcase the amazing talent from around the country, our 2018 Regional Solo Idol Winners.

At each regional event, judges award select soloists as regional Idol Winners. Those dancers are given an invitation to participate in our Opening Number Production at one of the National Finals. Opening Number rehearsals take place throughout the week of Nationals and the two performances are set for the last day of the event. The choreography, special lighting effects, exclusive custom t-shirts, and the many new friends made during the process make this an awesome experience sure to be made up of wonderful memories!

Attire: Items needed for the performance-
Girls - Black Leggings, Black Footed Tights, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Racerback Sports Bra, Rhinestone Earrings. HAIR IS TO BE IN A LOW PONYTAIL FOR ALL REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES.
Guys - Black Pants, Black Jazz Shoes.
Move Society® will provide shirts for all dancers.

How to Enter: Regional Idol Winners are invited to participate. All Idol Winners participating should submit the Opening Number form/entry through the online studio accounts.

ORLANDO 2017


SANDUSKY 2017

The Move Society® Audition is an open call audition by Move Society® Apparel in search for models to take part in the commercial shoot happening throughout the week during the National Finals. On the final day the National Finals event at each Dance-Off, the commercial will be debuted on the big screen!

Audition Attire:
Solid Color Dance or Activewear
Barefoot or Black Tennis Shoes
No Jewelry, No Nail Polish, Minimal Makeup, Hair Down or Ponytail

How to Audition: Open Call Audition - open to anyone wishing to take part ages 6 and up. Competition registration is not required in order to audition. There is no "pre-registration" for this audition. To participate, report to the designated room (to be shown on the Nationals General Schedule) at the time stated, fill out an audition application form and stand in line to be called on to audition. The audition will consist of a quick test shoot and interview. No results are announced at this time. Finalists will be posted on the door of the audition room later that evening.

Callbacks: Finalists are invited to a callback audition on the following day. The callback may consist of a dance audition, interview, special skills assessment, etc. The final cut will be announced during the callback. The selected models will then attend a “makeup for print” training session, be fitted for sizing, and be scheduled for shoots throughout the week.

Accolades: Footage from the shoot will be featured throughout the year on the Move Society Website, Move Society Instagram, Crewtique Instagram, and Facebook Page. Models will receive a headshot session during their shoot and copies of some of their top modeling photos for personal use. They will also receive their official Move Society® Model jacket during the Hollywood DanceOff Awards Presentation!

THE SHOOT
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ORLANDO SHOOT 2017

SANDUSKY SHOOT 2017

Dancers will take part in a 3-hour scholarship audition in styles including jazz, hip-hop, tap and ballet. Dancers may choose to audition in one style, or all four. At the end of the scholarship audition, the finalists will be announced and asked to come back for an "Improv Line" during the Dance-Off on the final day of the event as the last round in the audition process. Scholarship winners are announced at the Dance-Off award ceremony.

Audition Attire: Dancewear & Proper Dance Shoes for Each Genre

How to Enter: Entry is free. Participants must be registered for the convention classes through dance studio accounts. At check-in, teachers will receive wristbands for each student registered for convention as well as an audition number that must be worn in all auditions and on the last day of the event for the “Improv Line” should that dancer be chosen as a scholarship finalist.

Scholarships Awarded: VIP Dance 2019, Visceral Chicago Intensive, 412: The Intensive, Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, and DC Tap Festival!

The Red Carpet Hour takes place one hour prior to both the Broadway Dance-Off and the Hollywood Dance-Off. This Dance-Off Arrival Event includes Instagram contests, prize drawings, refreshments, red carpet pictures, and other surprises!

The Dance-Offs wrap up the week as the top routines in the Broadway & Hollywood levels re-dance to compete for our top prizes and cash awards! The Dance-Off is kicked off with our Opening Number Production which is followed up with the Scholarship Audition Finalists Improv Line, the Move Society Shoot commercial debut, and the top solos, duo/trios, and groups re-dancing for their lives!

BROADWAY DANCE-OFF CATEGORIES & AWARDS:

BEST BROADWAY SOLO 
The top 3 Broadway Solos of any age combination re-compete for Best Solo.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Broadway Solos
Finalists Re-Dance: 3
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Soloist
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY DUO/TRIO 
The top 3 Broadway Duo/Trios of any age combination re-compete for Best Duo/Trio.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Broadway Duo/Trios
Finalists Re-Dance: 3 
Limit on Finalists: 2 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY MINI GROUP 
The top 5 Broadway Mini Groups re-compete for Best Mini Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Mini (9 & Under)
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Mini Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY JUNIOR GROUP 
The top 5 Broadway Junior Groups re-compete for Best Junior Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Junior (10-12)
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Junior Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY TEEN GROUP 
The top 5 Broadway Teen Groups re-compete for Best Teen Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Teen (13-15)
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Teen Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY SENIOR GROUP 
The top 5 Broadway Senior Groups re-compete for Best Senior Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Senior (16-24)
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Senior Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Award: $150GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY LINE 
Best Line is awarded at the Line/Production Showdown & re-competes here for a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Lines
Finalists Re-Dance: 1 Winner Re-competes
Winners: 1 Winner announced at Line/Production Showdown
Award: $300GC 1st Place Winner

BEST BROADWAY PRODUCTION 
Best Production is awarded at the Line/Production Showdown & re-competes here for a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Broadway Level Productions
Finalists Re-Dance: 1 Winner Re-competes
Winners: 1 Winner announced at Line/Production Showdown
Award: $300GC 1st Place Winner  

VIP LIST TOP 10 
The top 10 scoring group routines in the Dance-Off will make up the Broadway VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: 5 Best Mini Group Finalists, 5 Best Junior Group Finalists, 5 Best Teen Group Finalists, 5 Best Senior Groups Finalists, Best Line Winner, Best Production Winner
Finalists Re-Dance: 22 Listed Above
Winners: 10
Online Video: Yes
Award:
$300GC 1st Place
$200GC 2nd Place
$150GC 3rd Place
$100GC 4th Place
$100GC 5th Place  

CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 
All routines in the Dance-Off will receive a choreography score and are nominated for the Choreographer of the Year award for Solo Choreography, Duo/Trio Choreography, and Group Choreography.

BROADWAY STUDIO OF THE YEAR 
The Studio of the Year Award is presented to the studio with the 5 highest scoring group routines (prior to the Dance-Off) in the Broadway Level.

JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION WINNERS 
The Junior Scholarship Audition Finalists will take part in an "Improv Line" during the Broadway Dance-Off. Scholarship Winners will be announced and presented with their scholarships during the Dance-Off Awards Ceremony.

The Dance-Offs wrap up the week as the top routines in the Broadway & Hollywood levels re-dance to compete for our top prizes and cash awards! The Dance-Off is kicked off with our Opening Number Production which is followed up with the Scholarship Audition Finalists Improv Line, the Move Society Shoot commercial debut, and the top solos, duo/trios, and groups re-dancing for their lives!

HOLLYWOOD DANCE OFF CATEGORIES & AWARDS:

BEST HOLLYWOOD SOLO 
The top 3 Hollywood Solos of each age combination re-compete for Title of Best Solo in their age division. Each dancer is also competiting for "BEST DANCER", the top scoring soloist of the event!

Ages: All Ages
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Solos
Finalists Re-Dance: Up to 12 (up to 3 per age division based on number of entries in age division)
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Soloist
Winners: Mini, Jr, Teen, Sr PLUS Best Dancer of the Event
Online Video: Yes
Award: $150 1st Place Winners, plus $200 Best Dancer Winner

BEST HOLLYWOOD DUO/TRIO 
The top 5 Hollywood Duo/Trios of any age combination re-compete for Best Duo/Trio.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Duo/Trios
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 2 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner, 4 Finalists
Online Video: Yes
Award: $250 1st Place Winner, $125 2nd-5th Place Finalists  

BEST HOLLYWOOD MINI GROUP 
The top 5 Hollywood Mini Groups re-compete for Best Mini Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Mini (9 & Under)
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Mini Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Online Video: Yes
Award: $300 1st Place Winner

BEST HOLLYWOOD JUNIOR GROUP 
The top 5 Hollywood Junior Groups re-compete for Best Junior Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Junior (10-12)
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Junior Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Online Video: Yes
Award: $300 1st Place Winner

BEST HOLLYWOOD TEEN GROUP 
The top 5 Hollywood Teen Groups re-compete for Best Teen Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Teen (13-15)
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Teen Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Online Video: Yes
Award: $300 1st Place Winner

BEST HOLLYWOOD SENIOR GROUP 
The top 5 Hollywood Senior Groups re-compete for Best Senior Group & a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: Senior (16-24)
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Senior Small & Large Groups
Finalists Re-Dance: 5
Limit on Finalists: 1 per Studio
Winners: 1 Winner
Online Video: Yes
Award: $300 1st Place Winner  

BEST HOLLYWOOD LINE 
Best Line is awarded at the Line/Production Showdown & re-competes here for a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Lines
Finalists Re-Dance: 1 Winner Re-competes
Winners: 1 Winner announced at Line/Production Showdown
Online Video: Yes
Award: $500 1st Place Winner

BEST HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION 
Best Production is awarded at the Line/Production Showdown & re-competes here for a spot in the VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: Hollywood Level Productions
Finalists Re-Dance: 1 Winner Re-competes
Winners: 1 Winner announced at Line/Production Showdown
Online Video: Yes
Award: $500 1st Place Winner

VIP LIST TOP 10 
The top 10 scoring group routines in the Dance-Off will make up the Hollywood VIP LIST Top 10.

Ages: All Ages Combined
Eligible Categories: 5 Best Mini Group Finalists, 5 Best Junior Group Finalists, 5 Best Teen Group Finalists, 5 Best Senior Groups Finalists, Best Line Winner, Best Production Winner
Finalists Re-Dance: 22 Listed Above
Winners: 10
Online Video: Yes
Award:
$500 1st Place
$350 2nd Place
$250 3rd Place
$150 4th-10th Place

BEST CAST & CREW 
This "studio congeniality" award is presented to the studio displaying the most studio spirit, sportsmanship, class, and professionalism. Each studio will vote for one other studio in attendance that they feel most deserves this award. In addition, the judges will count for one collective vote and the VIP staff will count for one collective vote.

CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 
All routines in the Dance-Off will receive a choreography score and are nominated for the Choreographer of the Year award for Solo Choreography, Duo/Trio Choreography, and Group Choreography.

HOLLYWOOD STUDIO OF THE YEAR 
The Studio of the Year Award is presented to the studio with the 5 highest scoring group routines (prior to the Dance-Off) in the Hollywood Level.

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION WINNERS 
The Senior Scholarship Audition Finalists will take part in an "Improv Line" during the Hollywood Dance-Off. Scholarship Winners will be announced and presented with their scholarships during the Dance-Off Awards Ceremony.


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