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.

 

The North Carolina Scholastic Dance Festival presented by UNC Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts was held February 4-5 in the UNC Greensboro Auditorium. Durham School of the Arts (middle school) is pictured above. Final results are shown below.

The Metrographics Printing North Carolina Scholastic Dance Festival was held February 8 at Cox Mill High School and February 15 at Durham School of the Arts. 17 high schools and 7 middle schools participated. Final results are shown below.

Northwest School of the Arts - Middle School

The North Carolina Scholastic Dance Festival was held February 9 at Northwest Guilford High School. 29 schools participated in 7 events. Final results are shown below.

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.

Dates: February 10-11, 2023

Time: Middle School: Friday evening. High School: Saturday

Site: Northwest Guilford High School, 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. 

NEW for 2023: A Recreation Division will be created to encourage less experienced ensembles to participate and receive adjudication. Trophies will be presented to top recreation ensembles.

 

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.