Parsippany students win big at Elite Dance Challenge competition

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany students had a big win this past weekend at Elite Dance Challenge competition. This is Diamond Dance’s Sixth competition season and has reached new heights! Ava DeAngelis (pictured right bottom corner) is a Brooklawn Middle School student and had an amazing weekend placing in the Top 10 solo division out of 45 other routines and her big win was receiving First Place with her Teen Duet with Brooke Liskiewicz of Long Valley (top left second in) who also placed Third with her solo out of 38 teen solos.

Riley Kells, a Parsippany Hills High School junior (top left third in) received Third Place in the solo senior division out of 15 and Allie Cimaglia of Whippany (top left corner) received Seventh in the top ten!

Alyssa Devore (top right second in), a Central Middle School student, placed Sixth in the Top Ten for her Tap Trio with Ava DeAngelis and Samantha Levenson (middle of photo) who also placed in the top 10 out of 45 solos.

Alyssa Devore also placed in the Top Ten with her Teen Hip Hop Duet with Abigail Bedrick (top right corner), a student at Morris County Tech who also Placed Second out of 38 other senior solos. Amy Roberts (bottom left second in), a Morris County Tech student who was given a Special Award for “Beautiful Emotion.”

Diamond Dance will be attending Elite Dance Challenge National Tour at Kalahari Resort is the Poconos this July. The competition awards students who they felt stood out to be invited to perform in their national opening number team. Diamond Dance had the honor of ALL of their students in their senior lyrical routine “Issues” invited to be on the team choreographed by the studios director Tiffany Slowinski. This was an incredible moment for the studio and Diamond Dance is ready to be apart of something so special.

Tryouts for the 2019 Diamond Dance competition team will be held at the studio Tuesday, July 19 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for ages 14 to 17 years old, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 9 years old, and from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for ages 10-13 years. (Note: must wear all black and hair in a bun.) This is open to the public.

Registration for Fall and 2019 classes will be held on Monday, June 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For additional information call (908) 659-8079 or click here.