The Avant Garde Company of Cleveland Dance and Performing Arts Center recently competed in Applause Talent Competition at Memorial Auditorium. From left are Platinum winners Jaidyn James (Fifth Overall Petite Solo), Presley McDermott (Third Overall Petite Solo), Shelbee Jordan (First Overall Grand Champion Petite Solo), Makenna Baker, Allie Reid (Fifth Overall Petite Solo) and High Gold Olivia Orr (Ninth Overall Petite Solo). Other award winners included Platinum: Emily Derrick (also High Gold), Caroline Saunders, Ariel Kirksey, Brittany Zachman, Abbi Cook, Micala Cash, Logan Griffith and Cameron Davis; and High Gold: Lexi Valliere, Danielle Farrell and Ashley Harper. CDPAC is owned and operated by Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Hooper III. Staff members include Nisa Hooper, Tria Montgomery, Bill Reid, Caitlyn Lynn, Abigail Bowman, Allyson Valliere and Ashia Carpenter. CDPAC's ninth annual spring recital will be June 1 at The Dixon Center. June open house and registration for Kids Summer Day Camp and Summer Dance Intensive will be June 4.