One 2019 Regionals performance was chosen to represent each state of the United States in the StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. 2019 Competition! Each week, three states will compete against each other on Facebook and Instagram to be StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. 2019 Week Winner. In November, all of the Viral Video U.S. Week Winners will […]

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Studio Hopper

As competition dance has developed in the last 30 years, we’ve started to notice a new type of dancer-the studio hopper. A studio hopper is someone who moves from studio to studio, in a short period of time, looking for various benefits. They think they are looking for bigger and better training, classes, environment or […]

StarQuest

There’s a lot of equipment that goes into putting on an amazing dance competition. When we need our equipment in tip-top shape, we turn to Matt and our incredible Office Production Team! Let’s take a look closer into what they do.   What does the office production team generally do? We take care of all […]

Benjamin Millepied

French dancer and choreographer, Benjamin Millepied, has created a name for himself in the world of ballet while granting countless others the same opportunity through his initiation of the LA Dance Project. A strong asset of the New York City Ballet, Millepied aims to inspire others through his love of dance and desire to achieve […]

Benefits Of Dance On Mental Health

When you move, you feel good; it’s common knowledge. And everyone knows dancing is good for you and has positive effects on our physical wellbeing. But how about our mental health? Can dance improve our mental wellbeing?  As the topic of mental health becomes more and more prevalent in today’s society, an increasing amount of […]

Alicia Vikander

Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner actress, Alicia Vikander, is best known for her roles in Ex Machinaand The Danish Girl. Before she made her break on the big screen, Vikander was a classically trained ballerina with desires to pursue dance as a career. Her dance dreams were ultimately put on the back burner […]

Baryshnikov

World renowned dance director and ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov, made a name for himself in the 1970s and 1980s for his immense contribution to the ballet community. Extremely popular in his native Russia, Baryshnikov quickly achieved international acclaim as his moves made waves overseas while impacting audiences with his physical prowess and admirable attention to […]

You’ve Got the Look

November 5th, 2019 by Elizabeth Radabaugh

Dance Costume

For competition, dancers not only have to work hard to present excellent technique and performance quality, they should also present themselves in a complete and clean look. Dancers should take their appearance seriously. It’s important to present a professional, polished and put together look. If you look good, you’ll feel good and therefore, you’ll do […]

Keep It Fresh

Perhaps you’ve heard stories of dance teachers teaching for 20+ years, 5 days a week, rain or shine. It is truly amazing to be able to have a career in one’s passion for so long and have the energy to keep yourself inspired. However, keeping your teachings fresh and up to date can sometimes be […]

Lucy Vallely

This 18-year-old-dancer got her start at the spotlight by posting her own choreography on Instagram! Competitive dancer, Lucy Vallely, is dedicated to breaking boundaries and taking risks as she begins to make a name for herself in the dance industry.   Takes After Her Sister Vallely was born on September 16, 2001 in California. She […]

Event Concierges

There’s a lot of preparation required to make sure everything is ready for you as soon as you walk in the doors at the competition. Our event concierges are the magicians who talk to your studios and ensure all of the entries are perfect before you arrive on-site. Let’s talk to some of our Event […]