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June 14th, 2017 by Mariel Rosen
StarQuest 2017 World Finals are just around the corner! We would like to thank the generous sponsors of all our Title gifts and Judges Awards. Dancers – we can’t wait to be inspired by you this World Finals season!
For this month’s StarQuest Spotlight, we choose to feature a familiar name in the StarQuest family – Jayme Wappel. The daughter of StarQuest’s President and Founder, Steve Wappel, Jayme trained at her home studio in North Carolina and The Conservatory of Performing Arts in Pittsburgh, PA before embarking on a professional performance career. Since graduating from […]
By StarQuest’s resident behavioral specialist, Dr. Marcie Beigel. It’s great to set goals, but if you don’t stay on track then the effort will be for naught! Every good goal has three components; when you master each of the following three parts you will set you and your dancer up for greater success than ever before. First, […]
For this month’s StarQuest Spotlight, I choose to feature a very special member of our dance family – Jonathan Engebretson. Now 12 years old – Jonathan, although not a dancer himself, has been a part of the StarQuest experience since 2010 and is most often found on comp day behind the light board at our St. Paul […]
Setting measurable goals is one of the best ways to grow as a dancer. But as the season progresses, it can be easy to lose sight of the goals you set your sights on in September. In this month’s Judges’ Corner – we asked Jenn Haws, one of our StarQuest Judges, how, when teaching, they hold […]
By StarQuest’s resident behavioral specialist, Dr. Marcie Beigel. As parents, you want to guide your child to success. However, do you know where the line is between guidance that is productive and guidance that is destructive? Here is the tricky part: that line is unique to each family! To find this edge for your small being […]
April 10th, 2017 by Mariel Rosen
The RESULTS Are In! Waterbury | Youngstown | St. Louis I | Portland Long Island II | Upland | Hackensack | Denver Buffalo | Kansas City | Indianapolis I | Detroit I Durham | Concord | Ft. Lauderdale | Seattle Show Off Your StarQuest Style! Members of the StarQuest dance family have been showing off their #SQStyle across the country, with swag from the new StarQuest Online Boutique! Dancers are loving the 5-Six-Seven-8 pullover – perfect for throwing on […]
Spring marks the dance competition season’s halfway point and is a great time for dance parents to encourage your dancer to try something new. There is always something for your dancer to explore – like diving into a new character, making different food choices to support their dancer body, or even looking for a new summer program! […]
March 22nd, 2017 by Mariel Rosen
Teamwork truly makes the dream work! A dancer’s team is like your second family, and to achieve your goals on competition day – it’s important that your second family is working together! In this month’s StarQuest Judges’ Corner – hear from four of our judges and learn how they encourage their dancers to work together towards […]