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We are very proud of Elite’s Dance Company students who have participated in many dance training programs, such as Joffrey Ballet School, West Virginia Dance Festival, NUVO & 24/7 to name a few.

Elite's Dance Company students also participate in community benefits/events such as, being featured dancers on ABC Primetime television courtesy of Ryan Seacrest Productions in Chef Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Series, the Cultural Center Capital Gala celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr., Ebenezer Medical Outreach benefit, Little Victories Animal Rescue & Dancing For A Dream benefit, High School Musical 3 Promotional Tour, Herald-Dispatch Health Fair Expo, Marshall Univeristy's Department of Music Opera Theatre, Breast Cancer Survivor's Dinner & Celebration, Hurricane Katrina & Emmons Apartment Fire benefits, Marshall University Men's and Women's Basketball games, West Virginia Dance Festival, YMCA events, Huntington Outdoor Theatre’s Pre-Show, on Lifetime Tevelevion's Season 3 Episode of "Dance Moms", Annual Huntington Mall Santa's Arrival & Anti-bullying Event, Huntington High vs Cabell Midland football games, Huntington Christmas Parade in addition to several other area performance opportunities. 

Congratulations to the following Elite Company Members


Mini-Troupe Dance Company 2015-2016

Emily Bullington, Kathryn Clay, Maekaylee Criss, Madeline Dann, Madi Eplin, Ava Garrett,
Brenna Gibson, Briley Gilliland, Caroline Grimes, Aubree Ottaviano, Sophie Robbins, 
Grace Rosenberger, Arabella Salser, Jessica Shweihat, Natalie Simpson, Audriana Sneed,
Georgia Stephenson, Annelise Vallejos, Laykin VonDuben, Kinley Walters, Yaz'Lyn Williams

Petite Dance Company 2015-2016

Anna Buckle, Ivy Drummond, Caitlin Gannon, Brooke Gracey, Jadyn Perry
Junior Dance Company 2015-2016 (8-11 years old)

Kaci Adkins, Olivia Allen, Autumn Arthur, Elli Barry, Eva Kate Barry, 
Evan Boggs, Ava Conaway, Lauren Dunsmore, Amelia Hall, Chloe Mayo, 
Caleb O'Lynn, Kyla O'Lynn, Gracie Rogers, Desiree Simpson, Jordyn Taylor, 
Tori Thompson, Audree Rose Watkins
 


Teen Dance Company 2015-2016 (12-14 years old)

Alexis Bohm, Ashley Bohm, Addy Comeau, Olivia Goodenough, Haley Helton,
Kirsten Irvin, Ahleeyah Jackson, Wynn Johnson, Will Meadows, Marissa, Owens,
Lilly Santmyer, Savannah Shockley, Kaylee Thompson, Sydney Thompson, 
Ibri Trammell


Senior Dance Company 2015-2016 (age 15 & over)
Grace Drummond, Natalie Frye, Olivia Hutchison, Taylor James,
Carolina Llanos, Sally Mankins, Sarah Miranda, Annie O'Roark, Dezi O'Neill,
Maddie Sheils, Alexis Williams

 
EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA!!!
*Kirsten Irvin, Maddie Sheils and Ibri Trammell, by audition, were accepted and attended The Joffrey Ballet School Intensive Track Summer Dance Program, Summer 2015. 
*Maddie Sheils, by audition, was accepted as a Ballet Trainee which is a rare opportunity to study at the Joffrey Ballet School, year round, in New York City, 2015.
*Grace Drummond was awarded 1st Place and Maddie Sheils was awarded 2nd Place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2015 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition.
*Olivia Hutchison was chosen as a Glamour Costume Catalog Cover Model, New York City, and appeared in 3 Cover Model positions and on the cover page for Glamour's Computer Catalog, 2015.
*Shelby Nelson, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship, $56,000.00, to The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.  The Trustee Scholarship recognizes the highest level of student artistic and academic achievement.
*Olivia Hutchison was selected as the winner in the teen catagory of a Kids Artistic Revue national model search.  She was flown to Los Angeles, CA, and photographed. 

*Olivia Hutchison and Maddie Sheils will be featured dance models in Glamour Costume catalog's 2014 publication.
*Sarah Miranda, by audition, was accepted to and attended the summer 2014 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts.
*Elite Performance Academy Dance Company students appeared on the Lifetime Television Show, "DANCE MOMS", Season 3 Episode.

*Elite Performance Academy was 1 of 20 dance studios nationally recognized by the Federation of Dance Competitions to attend their annual Gala as a VIP Guest. 
*Cadyn Turley was awarded 1st place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2013 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition.
*Shelby Nelson, by audition, was accepted to and attended the summer 2012 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts.
*Cadyn Turley, by audition, was accepted to Point Park University's International Summer 2012 Dance Intensive.
*Cadyn Turley, by audition, was accepted to and attended the University of Cincinnati's Summer 2012 Ballet Intensive.
*Cadyn Turley, by audition, was accepted to and attended the summer 2011 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts.
*Cadyn Turley was awarded 1st place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2011 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition.
*Patti Shaver, March 19, 2010, was recognized by WSAZ News Channel 3 as a "Hometown Hero".
*Alex Rahal, by audition, was accepted to and attended the summer 2010 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts.
*Lexi Smith was awarded 1st place and Chelsea Snyder was awarded 2nd place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2010 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition.
*Elite students appeared and performed as featured dancers on, ABC PRIMETIME TELEVISION, courtesy of Ryan Seacrest Productions in Chef Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Series.
*Desirée Hall, by audition, was accepted to and attended the highly-acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Professional Division Summer Intensive Program, 2008.
*Desirée Hall won the 2008 titles of Miss Teen Dance USA, Miss Teen Star Systems and was awarded the New York City Dance Alliances' 2008 Teen Outstanding Dancer in Pittsburgh, PA.
*Cristen Giangarra was awarded 1st place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2008 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition. Cristen is persuing dance at Loyola Marymount University.
*Cyndi Fuller was awarded 3rd place in "Dance Concert Solo" at the 2008 Marshall University S.C.O.R.E.S. Competition.
*Sarah Hayes, by audition, was accepted to and attended the summer 2008 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts.
*Cristen Giangarra completed a 6 week summer dance intensive at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, during the summer of 2007. Way to go Cristen!!!
*Sarah Hayes completed a 3 week summer dance intensive at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, during the summer of 2007. Great job Sarah!!!
*Desirée Hall was awarded the Triple Threat Scholarship during the 2007 and 2008 New York City Dance Alliance Convention. She completed a New York City Dance Alliance, 3 week, Triple Threat summer intensive in New York City, during the summer of 2007 and 2008. Congratulations Desi!!!
*Cristen Giangarra was awarded 1st Place in “Dance Concert Solo” at the Marshall University 2007 S.C.O.R.E.S Competition. Yeah Cristen!!!
*Allison Chambers recently won the title of Miss Teen Dance Starpower 2007, World Champion with her routine titled "Mother" choreographed by Marlo Shaver Wentz.

 


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