Dancers at Shake the Ground Competition

Congratulations to all of the dancers who participated in the Shake the Ground Competition in Ft. Lauderdale! Everyone did an outstanding job representing their school and demonstrating the utmost professionalism and artistry in their dancing.



Westminster Waltz – High Gold, 3rd Place Overall

Hard Knock Life – High Gold, 6th Place Overall

Veruca’s Nutcracker Suite – Gold

Where the Sidewalk Ends – Platinum, 6th Place Overall

Furry Lized – Platinum, 9th Place Overall

Argy Bargy – High Gold

Never Enough – High Gold

America – High Gold

Newsies – High Gold

A Chorus Line – High Gold


Isabella Goble – High Gold (Lyrical), special award for “Beautiful Stage Presence”

Emma Joudeh – High Gold (Ballet)

Evangelina Castellon – High Gold (Ballet)

Abby Herran – High Gold (Ballet), Gold (Lyrical)

Andrea Alvarado-Toyos – Gold (Ballet)

Penelope Perez – Gold (Ballet)

Leonor Rodriguez – Gold (Lyrical)

Kaylee Duran – Gold (Ballet)

A very special congratulations to Ms. Danella Bedford who received two choreographers’ awards:

• Outstanding Choreography Award for “West Royd”

• Choreography Award for “Snakeskin”

Congratulation to the dancers and their amazing teachers, whose hard work and dedication allow them to shine.

Thank you Danella Bedford, Marisol Moreno, and Kenia Garcia Cabrera, Ph.D. You are amazing!

Click here for full list of awards, including the many from our Conservatory high school dance division!