Dance Ensemble

 

NCASA presents the first ever statewide scholastic dance ensemble competition in North Carolina. Read the Overview below for additional information on this new activity.

 

Durham School of the Arts

The North Carolina Scholastic Dance Festival was held February 17 at Durham School of the Arts. 22 schools participated in 7 events. Final results are shown below.

2019 North Carolina Scholastic Dance Festival

Date: February 9, 2019

Time: Middle School: morning. High School: afternoon - evening.

Site: Northwest Guilford High School in Greensboro

Adjudication: The first stage of the event will be dedicated to schools interested in receiving adjudication but not being ranked against other schools. Scores and comments for these ensembles will be shared only with the dance educator.

Overall Team Awards will be based on the three highest scores for each high school and two highest scores for middle schools. 

Penalties for rules violations have been updated.

  • 5 point penalty for each Safety Rules violation
  • 1 point for every six seconds over / under the time limits
  • 1 point for each performer over / under the size limits

Hillside High School Hip-Hop Ensemble

The State Finals of the NC Dance Ensemble Competition were held December 3 at Hillside High School of Durham. 21 schools competed in 6 events. Final results are shown below.

 

On December 5, 30 middle and high school ensembles competed in the first ever State Final of the NCASA NC Dance Ensemble Competition presented by Fox 50.  After a full day of exciting competition in two categories, Jazz/Hip-Hop and Contemporary/Lyrical, we are thrilled to announce our State Champions!

Congratulations to Harris Road Middle School, who, with a rating of Excellent, were named our State Champ in Middle School Jazz/Hip-Hop!  In second place, also with a rating of Excellent was Brawley Middle School, and Overhills Middle School took third with a rating of Excellent.  The rankings of the remaining schools are:

4 – Wayne School of Engineering (Excellent)

5 – Highland Middle School (Excellent)

6 – Mount Airy Middle School (Good)

7 – Central Middle School of Gates County (Good)

With all three Regional Competitions complete, we are thrilled to announce our Regional Champions and all schools advancing to the State Final of the NCASA NC Dance Ensemble Competition presented by Fox 50 on December 5 at Wakefield High School.