Sunday, March 31, 2013


Thank you for reading the March Blog! I had a great experience blogging and I hope you continue to follow SDA through our blog as Maria continues for the month of April.

Thanks for reading!!!!

-Emma Rivers :)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

TRIP Annual Fundraiser

A huge thank you to everyone in the community who came out to support TRIP Dance Company this past Saturday, March 23rd. It was a huge success and we all enjoyed performing for you. Here are some pictures from the weekend.

Senior Company Performing HOME

Natalie, Rachael, and Reilly taking their bows

London Baby!

Reilly Faith nailing her Arial!

Maximum Implosion!

Rachael before Swan Lake

TRIP Buddies-Emily and Hilary!

A few swans, ready to perform!

Warming up before the big show!

"I know the truth"

Psyche Boxes! End of the season TRIP party.

More boxes!


Showing our competitive sides.

Decorating Pointe Shoes!

Senior, Ashley, decorating her pointe shoes!

Rachael getting creative.

Lovely Pointe Shoes!

Jesse's Psyche Box!


A very enthusiastic Natalie :)

fun with psyche boxes.

Kit Kat Heaven

Saying goodbye to our seniors.

We'll miss you Ashley and Eliza!

-Emma Rivers :)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Tremaine Results

Here are some highlights from the amazing weekend we had at Tremaine!

Scholarships: Congratulations to all!

Finalists: Rachael, Madi, Emmy, Carmen, Avery, Katie, Sojourn, Hillary, Savannah & Ella


Single Convention Scholarship: Savannah and Avery

Year Long Scholarship: Sojourn and Carmen 

Edge Performing Arts Center Scholarship: Emmy and Katie

Senior Company Awards (in individual categories):

Locomotion- 2nd Place

London Baby- 1st Place (Tied for 9th Place overall)

Maximum Implosion- 2nd Place

I Know the Truth- 3rd Place

Home- 3rd Place

Swan Lake- 1st Place (13th Place Overall)

Teen Company Awards (in individual categories):

On the Town- 1st Place

Beauty School Drop Out- 2nd Place

One of the Brightest- 2nd Place

Tea Party- 3rd Place

Junior Company Awards (in individual categories):

Hit the Road Jack- 2nd Place 

Coppelia- 1st Place (Tied for 9th Place Overall)

Diamonds- 1st Place

Amazing Mayzie-  1st Place

Special Awards:

Junior Best Showmanship: Coppelia

 Senior Best Showmanship: Beauty School Drop Out

A huge congratulations to all TRIP Dancers! Everyone worked very hard this weekend and it definitely paid off. See you March 23rd for our annual fundraiser!

-Emma Rivers :)

Tremaine! What a weekend...

TRIP Dance Company had an amazing weekend in Boston! Great classes with their amazing faculty and a chance to showcase the talented dancers we have at SDA during the competition. Here are some pictures from our weekend:

Arriving in beautiful Boston!

Tremaine Faculty Show

Ashley, Myself, Annika, and Natalie with Tony Bellissimo!


Tiffany Maher, from SYTYCD!

Freestyle Battle!

Faculty Show!

SDA Dancers with hip-hop teacher Marty Dew!

Meeting Tiffany Maher!


SDA's Teen Company performing "Tea Party"

Group Shot of our production piece, "Swan Lake"!

Annika, Colleen, Reilly, and Madi backstage!

Trophy Time :)

Heading to the stage!

Madi has some caffeine before a long night of dancing.

Ashley and Alex before Swan Lake

Beautiful Swans!

Pointe shoes!

Ms. Sophia Minter in Jazz class!

Annika in Street, with Tony!

Excited for classes!

Reilly Faith as our Swan Lake Soloist! Great Job!