CDPAC’s Avant Garde Co. competes in Knoxville
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The Avant Garde Company of The Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center competed recently in the NYLA dance competition in Knoxville.
The Avant Garde Company of The Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center competed recently in the NYLA dance competition in Knoxville.
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The Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center Avant Garde Company recently competed in the NYLA Dance Competition in Knoxville. Results were as follows:

“You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” — Platinum first Overall Competitive Teen Duo/Trio.

“The Rose” — High Triple Gold second Overall Competitive Petite Small Group

“Can’t Hold Us” High Triple Gold first Overall Teen Rec/Int Small Group; Highest Teen Rec Score Of The Day.

Ashley Harper — High Triple Gold 1st Overall Grand Champion Rec/Int Teen Soloist; 2014 Rec/Int Teen Miss NYLA; Outstanding Costume Award.

“Cars” — High Triple Gold third Overall Rec/Int Petite Small Group.

“Red” — Platinum first Overall Grand Champion Competitive Petite Small Group; Highest Petite Competitive Score Of The Day.

“Cathedrals” — Platinum second Overall Teen Competitive Small Group.

“My Funny Valentine” — Platinum first Overall Senior Competitive Small Group.

“Hear Me Now” — Platinum first Overall Competitive Petite Duo/Trio; Judges Choice Award.

“Denial” — Platinum first Overall Competitive Teen Small Group Outstanding Choreography Award; Los Angeles Award; Highest Teen Competitive Score Of The Day.

Madie Hall — High Triple Gold third Overall Junior Competitive Soloist.

Caroline Saunders — High Triple Gold first Overall Junior Rec/Int Grand Champion Junior Soloist.

Caroline Shotts —High Triple Gold second Overall Junior Rec/Int Soloist.

Brittany Zachman — Platinum first Overall Grand Champion Competitive Petite Soloist 2014; Tiny Miss NYLA.

Shelbee Jordan — Platinum first Overall Grand Champion Competitive Junior Soloist; 2014 Junior Miss NYLA.

Olivia Orr — High Triple Gold 2nd Overall Rec/Int Petite Soloist; 2014 Rec/Int Tiny Miss NYLA.

Lexi Valliere — Platinum first Overall Grand Champion Teen Competitive Soloist; Highest Score Of The Entire Competition.

Emily Derrick — Platinum first Overall Grand Champion Senior Competitive Soloist.

Steve Belecki — Memorial Scholarship for Nationals CDPAC — will attend Encore DCS Nationals in Savannah, Ga., in late June and select groups will attend Star Talent Nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in July.

The Avant Garde Company has won 12 national championship titles and hopes to add to that this summer.

Cleveland Dance and Performing Arts Center will have summer open house and registration June 3, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The AGC competition team information meeting will be June 3, at 7:15 p.m. New and transfer competition dancers are welcome. For summer class or competition team information, email cdpac5678@gmail.com.

Both CDPAC locations (Cleveland and Chattanooga) are under the direction of executive director Nisa Hooper and assistant director Caitlyn Lynn, along with Abigail Bowman, Allyson Valliere, Jacob Carrell, Will Linder, Maddie Whittemore, Britney Reid, studio manager Lisa Newman and assistant studio manager Laura Harper.