Dance Class News
We want to give a HUGE shoutout to our amazing Competition Team at Encore Performing Arts Competition this past weekend. All of our dancers did a fantastic job! We entered 19 dance routines and ALL of them took home platinum awards!
Congratulations to our youngest soloist Valentina Segrest for receiving 1st place for her Jazz solo! Kaitlyn Hong received 1st place and a scholarship to AMDA Summer Intensive. Sarah Lusetti received 2nd, Kaia took home 3rd place, Cece Mangoba received 5th place for her solo and a $40,000 scholarship to AMDA University! Cece was also crowned Senior Miss Encore Title winner! Aliza Davis revived 4th place, and Grace Goodsell received 6th place!
Our group numbers did fantastic as well! Our Junior Company took home a judges award and 2nd place overall in our large group Jazz, 3rd place overall for our large group Musical Theater, and 4th place overall for our small group lyrical.
Our High School Team brought home 1st place and 4th place overall for our small group contemporary numbers and the Technique award!
We are so very proud of our dancers! Our Junior Company will be performing at the UNR Women’s Basketball game February 19th. We would love to have our dance family in the stands!
Our next competition is in Reno. Please come cheer our dancers on at the Revive Competition February 21st and 22nd at the Reno Convention Center.
Dance Class Schedule
4:30pm Ballet (5-8yrs)
Camille Deal, Director
Camille has over 23 years of dance experience. Throughout the years she has studied styles such as Ballet, Point, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-hop, African, Tap, Musical Theater and Lyrical. While attending California State University Chico, Camille received her B.A. in Dance Kinesiology. Over the years, Camille danced for several dances and, performance companies, directed and choreographed for Chico Dance Theater, and danced professionally for the NBA Sacramento Kings.
Camille has been instructing dance classes of all ages and levels. She has extensive experience coaching at the competitive level and has received numerous awards for her choreography at competitions. In 2014, Camille relocated to Reno, Nevada and continued to follow her heart in the dance world. Camille co-coached the NBA D-Leauge Reno Bighorn Dance Team for 2 seasons; and developed Caughlin Club Dance Company into a fun, energetic group of talented young dancers. She is proud to bring dance to the community and continues to share her passion for dance and performance by inspiring others about the wonderful world of dance.
Jennifer Burke, Dance Instructor
Jennifer has been involved with dance and the fitness world for over 30 years. She began dancing with a studio at age 3 and her time there was spent taking lessons and competing in Jazz, Ballet, and Tap. Later, she choreographed multiple school musicals and became a Group Fitness Instructor. Over the last year, she has been working closely with the Caughlin Club Dance Company and looks forward to being a Tap Instructor. Jennifer has loved all genres of dance but Tap is her favorite and she is always excited to share her knowledge and experience with others.
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