CDPAC Avant Garde Company captures honors in Kids Artistic Revue competition
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Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Centers’ Avant Garde Company
Cleveland and Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Centers' Avant Garde Company recently competed at the Kids Artistic Revue Competition in Chattanooga at the Tivoli Theatre. From left are Courtney Widdows, Caroline Saunders, Nisa Hooper, McKenna Card, Annabelle Watkins, Caroline Shotts, Blaire Brooks, Abby Jackson, Taylor Brown, Shelbee Jordan, Ashley Harper, Brittany Zachman, Emily Derrick, Madie Hall, Bri Van Horne, Olivia Orr, Kylie Zachman, Lexi Valliere, Jordan Whitcraft, Allie Bramlett, Kylie Yarber, Cheyenne Bramlett, Caitlyn Lynn and Abbi Cook.
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Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Centers’ Avant Garde Company recently competed at the Kids Artistic Revue Competition in Chattanooga at the Tivoli Theatre. This was the 11th competition for the AGC 2013-14 this competitive season.

KAR Results were:

— Brittany Zachman: Elite Top first, First Overall Grand Champion Secondary Petite Soloist Second Runner Up Petite Miss KAR.

— Olivia Orr: Elite Top first.

— Shelbee Jordan: Elite Top first Sixth Overall Secondary Junior Soloist fourth Runner Up Junior Miss KAR.

— Caroline Saunders: Top first.

— Lexi Valliere: Elite Top first Third Overall Intermediate Teen Soloist; KAR All-Star Dancer.

— Ashley Harper: Top first Sixth Overall Primary Teen Soloist.

— Emily Derrick: Elite Top first Fourth Overall Secondary Teen Soloist.

— Blaire Brooks: Top first.

“Hear Me Now” — Elite Top first First Overall Grand Champion Petite Secondary Duo/Trio.

“You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” — Elite Top first Second Overall Intermediate Teen Duo/Trio.

“Red” — Elite Top first First Overall Grand Champion Petite Secondary Small Group; Judges Choice Award.

“Hallelujah” — Elite Top First.

“The Rose” — Top 1st; Judges Choice Award.

“Cars” — First.

“Okeano” — Elite Top First.

“My Funny Valentine” — Second Overall Senior Secondary Small Group.

“Denial” — Elite Top First; Judges Choice Award.

“Cathedrals” — Elite Top First.

“Queen Bees & Wannabes” — Elite Top first First Overall Grand Champion Super Line All Levels.

“Can’t Hold Us” — Top First.

Abby Bowman and Jacob Carrell — Elite Top first First Overall Grand Champion Adult Duo/Trio.

CDPAC will attend Encore DCS Nationals in Savannah, Ga., and select groups will attend Star Talent Nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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 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, assistant director Caitlyn Lynn, Abigail Bowman, Allyson Valliere, Jacob Carrell, Will Linder, Maddie Whittemore, Britney Reid, studio manager Lisa Newman and assistant studio manager Laura Harper.