The Connection Dance Team

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THE CONNECTION DANCE TEAM (grades K – 12)
The Connection Dance Team’s (TCDT) mission is to build well-rounded dancers and encourage team building in a safe, fun and competitive environment. TCDT dancers are selected by audition in mid June each year. The 2018-2019 season team is made up of six levels of dancers ages 5 and up. In addition, members have the opportunity to compete in solos, duets, and trios, and to be a part of our Acro and Elite Teams.

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For more information regarding The Connection Dance Team please call Shelby Effron, Assistant Dance Team Coordinator, at 908-273-4242 ext. 129 or email shelby.effron@theconnectiononline.org

  • BEYOND THE STARS DANCE COMPETITION RESULTS
    Silver Team “Weird People” – High Gold
    Silver Team “Heroes” – High Gold
    Gold/Platinum Team “Power” – High Gold
    Gold/Platinum Team “Warriors” – High Gold
    Platinum Team “Commander” – High Gold, 8th place overall in rising star small group ages 10-12
    Platinum Team “Somebody To Lean On” – Platinum, 7th place overall in rising star small group ages 10-12
    Rhythm Team “Party” – High Gold
    Acro Team “Paint It, Black” – High Gold
    Elite Team “Look Up” – High Gold, 1st place in rising star small group open ages 10-12, 9th place overall rising star small group ages 10-12, Ultimate Emotional Execution Award
    “Who Says” Trio – Gold
    “Move Your Feet” Duet – High Gold
    “It Girl” Duet – High Gold
    “Can’t Hold Us” Duet – Platinum, 1st place in rising star duet/trio tap ages 10-12, 5th place overall rising star duet/trio ages 10-12
    “Rise Up” Duet – Platinum, 6th place overall rising star duet/trio ages 10-12
    “Radioactive” *Duet* – High Gold, 9th place overall rising star duet/trio ages 10-12
    “Calling All The Monsters” Duet – High Gold, 3rd place overall rising star duet/trio ages 7-9
    Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach received an Ultimate Emotional Execution Award for “Look Up”
  • NEXSTAR NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION RESULTS
    Sparkle Team “Put Your Hearts Up” – High Gold, 1st place novice duet/trio jazz age 6, 1st place overall novice duet/trio age 8 & under
    Bronze Team “Floor Filler” – Platinum, 1st place novice small group jazz age 8, 1st place overall novice age 8 & under, Golden Ticket to the World Dance Championship, highest scoring 8 & under novice small group
    Bronze Team “Roar” – High Gold, 1st place novice small group lyrical age 8, 2nd place overall novice age 8 & under
    Silver Team “Weird People” – Gold, 1st place intermediate large group jazz age 10, 3rd place intermediate large group age 9-11
    Silver Team “Heroes” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate large group lyrical age 10, 2nd place intermediate large group age 9-11
    Gold / Platinum Team “Power” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group jazz age 10, 4th place overall intermediate small group age 9-11
    Gold / Platinum Team “Warriors” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group lyrical age 10, 3rd place overall intermediate small group age 9-11
    Platinum Team “Commander” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group jazz age 11, 2nd place overall intermediate small group age 9-11
    Platinum Team “Somebody To Lean On” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group lyrical age 11, 5th place overall intermediate small group age 9-11
    Rhythm Team “Party” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group hip hop age 9-11
    Acro Team “Paint It, Black” – Gold, 1st place intermediate small group acro age 9-11, Performance Award
    Elite Team “Look Up” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate small group open age 10, 1st place overall intermediate small group age 9-11, Golden Ticket to the World Dance Championship
    “Who Says” trio – High Gold
    “Move Your Feet” duet – High Gold, 1st place intermediate duet/trio jazz age 10
    “Calling All The Monsters” duet – High Gold, 1st place intermediate duet/trio jazz age 9, 5th place overall intermediate duet/trio age 9-11
    “It Girl” duet – High Gold, 1st place intermediate duet/trio jazz age 11, 4th place overall intermediate duet/trio age 9-11
    “Radioactive” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate duet/trio open age 11, 3rd place overall intermediate duet/trio age 9-11
    “Can’t Hold Us” – High Gold, 1st place intermediate duet/trio tap age 11, 2nd place overall intermediate duet/trio age 9-11
    “Rise Up” – Platinum, 1st place intermediate duet/trio lyrical age 10, 1st place overall intermediate duet/trio age 9-11, Beautiful Partnership Judges Award
    Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach received a Performance Award for “Paint It, Black”
    The Connection received the ADCC Studio Of Excellence Award