RDC brings home the Gold
Rockport — Rockport Dance Conservatory returned with great results from their performances in the Dancers Inc National Dance Competition held July 24 and 25 in Westbrook. Seven RDC students were judged by level on technique, style and delivery of choreography, competing against other studios from all over the Northeast and Canada.
The competition kicked off with Junior Solos. Sydney Fields performed a musical theater solo to "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," choreographed by Kari Cameron and Sally Leighton, and received a Gold. RDC’s youngest soloist, Kelsey Guinn, 7, performed her solo to "Codfish Ball," choreographed by Cameron, and received a Gold.
The first day’s competition finished up with Petite Duo/Trios. Kelsey Guinn, along with first-time competitors Carrie Long and Paige Chester, performed “He’s a Tramp,” choreographed by Cameron, and received a Gold and a Special Award for Precious Performance.
The second day began with the Junior Group Competition. RDC hip-hop group number "Good Feeling," choreographed by Katie Thompson, received a Gold. "Good Feeling" dancers included Alyssa Griggs, Matt Nickerson, Ellie Berez and Annika Charland.
Rockport Dance Conservatory, located at Midcoast Recreation Center, is entering its sixth year under the direction of Cameron.
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