Bring your skills to the next level…
Spartan Dance Company is for serious young dancers who want to excel and take their dance abilities to a new, competitive level. Dancers looking for the opportunity to showcase their dance skills and compete in regional competitions with a team of excellent dancers are invited to audition for Spartan Dance Company in the spring. Each dancer also receives the opportunity to dance for their community in events such as the MSU Homecoming parade, Flash Mob performances, and the center’s annual spring recital. For more information, or for inquiries on how to join, please feel free to contact us.
About Company Director, Leah Seery
Leah trained at Big City Dance Center and was a member of their nationally award-winning competitive company. She studied at Broadway Dance Center, the EDGE in L.A., and with choreographers such as Sonya Tayeh and Mandy Moore of So You Think You Can Dance. Performance experience include: Walt Disney World, Premiere Cruiselines, the Moscow Ballet’s 2002 production of The Nutcracker, sporting events, and the premiere of Jeff Daniel’s “The Goodbye Girl.” Leah’s passion for performing, choreographing and teaching led her to coach high school dance teams; she has previously coached Walled Lake Western JV Poms and currently coaches South Lyon Varsity Pom, while teaching all levels of tap at studios across Michigan.
**2013-2014 Company Audition Results!**
B-Boy Team: Bryce Aho, Ollie Brown, Amare Devers, Joey Gill, John Laxton, Alexander Lynch, and Lucas Preston
Pre-Company: Maya Ball, Sophia Ball, Abby Bertsch, Capri Brown, Claire Hahn, Chloe Heethuis, Ava Hughes, Anna Jackson, Meadow Link, Josa McNary, Anna Rensing, Addison Russell, Kayla Warner, and Josie Winslow
Full Company: Rosie Arbogast, Veronica Azar, Katie Beekman, Sophia Brittain, Lily Burton, Clare Clement, Olivia Fossum, Makenzie Hackbarth, Kate Horst, Larissa Huffman, Giovana Ihrig, Isabella Narduzzi, Maybelle Newcombe, Zoe Novello, Erin Roach, Haley Robins, Madeline Robins, and Averie Russell
Hip-Hop: Rosie Arbogast, Veronica Azar, Symone Boone, Sophia Brittain, Lily Burton, Kesara Cabrera, Clare Clement, Jillian Draheim, Olivia Fossum, Keila Funkhouser, Joey Gill, Caleigh Hackbarth, Kate Horst, Giovana Ihrig, Meadow Link, Julia Meyers,Taylor Mitchell, Katie Moeder, Maybelle Newcombe, Zoe Novello, Grace Phillips, Mary Phillips, Erin Roach, Averie Russell, Abigail Sokolnicki, and Megan Tupper
**Congratulations to all of you!**
**Mandatory Parent Meeting on June 6th at 5:45pm for new members and 6:30pm for returning members!**