An amazing ballet weekend for MCPA

  • Jan 31, 2020

Thank you National Ballet Competition for a beautiful weekend of education, performance and new friends. It was wonderful to be in an environment surrounded by our dance community. While it was competitive, it was also encouraging, respectful and supportive of each and every dancer. 

What a great experience for our students! We are proud to say that every MCPA dancer was awarded summer scholarship opportunities by the panel of adjudicators including a very special opportunity for our own Senior MCPA Dancer, Tehya West; Tehya was offered a trainee program scholarship!

From a competitive perspective we also had some amazing results:

Junior Silver Medalist: Maya McDaniels

Senior Gold Medalist: Isabella Torres 

Top 6 dancer Seniors: Samiyah Norris

Pre-Professional Gold Medalist: Lerato Ragontse

Top 6 dancer Pre-Professional: Tehya West

Ensemble Gold Medalist- Rhapsody

Ensemble Silver Medalist- Last Ditch Effort

Top Pas: Calvary Halt

Special Awards:

Encouragement Award- Samiyah Norris

Best School: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Performing Arts

Best Choreography: Danielle Homan- Holding on by a String

Congratulations MCPA faculty for all you do and encourage in our students! Congratulations Dancers for a great weekend! We made such a splash and shared out love for dance both on and off the stage!!