Art in Motion dancers’ hard work pays off

Seventeen of the Art in Motion (AIM) Company dancers brought a variety of pieces to Prince George, including solos, duets and group dances.

ART IN Motion's dancers Dirty Orchestra place first for Large Modern 14 and Under at the Prince George Dance Festival.

Seventeen of the Art in Motion (AIM) Company dancers brought a variety of pieces to Prince George, including solos, duets and group dances.

Artistic director and choreographer, Leah Correia, worked hard in the months leading up to the competition, preparing the dancers with intensive training and rehearsals,  providing beautiful choreography, and  encouraging team excellence, said Tracey Hart of AIM.

Two pieces were picked for choreography award to dance at the gala: Senior Modern, Dirty Orchestra, and Intermediate Lyrical, A Fight Within – a great honour and both did well at competition, said Hart.

The award winners are as follows:

First place for Large group Modern/Contemporary 14 and under went to Dirty Orchestra.

First place for Small Lyrical Group 12 and under was won by A Fight Within, which took home the trophy.

First place for Small Lyrical Group 10 and under went to Living Proof.

First place for Large Group Lyrical 14 and under went to Nobody Said It Was Easy.

First place for Small Modern/Contemporary 12 and under went to Bball Fun.

3rd Place – Hip Hop –  Breaking News

3rd Place – Small Group under p Jazz-12 and – Jai Ho

First place for Jazz solo 18-years-old went to Emily Hart, who won the trophy and Hart also won overall Jazz Style and Presentation trophy and scholarship

First place for Lyrical Solo 10 years and first place for Demi Character 10-years-old went to Jannae Christensen.

First place for Modern/Contemporary solo went to Theresa Moolman, who won the trophy.

First place for Modern Contemporary Solo 14-years-old went to Holly Watson.

2nd Place – Lyrical solo – 10 years – Sophia Franco

3rd place – Jazz Solo – 10 years- Sophia Franco

3rd place – Musical Interpretation 10 years- Sophia Franco

3rd place – Classical Ballet Solo – 11 yrs – Nicole Lofroth

3rd Place – Musical Interpretation – 12 and under – Jordan Scott

3rd Place – Classical Ballet solo – 12 and under – Jordan Scott

3rd Place – Musical Interpretation – 12 and under – Jordan Scott

3rd Place – Musical interpretation – 13 and 14 – Kennedy Gill

2nd Place – Modern Contemporary Solo 13 years – Kennedy Gill

3rd Place – Lyrical Solo – 13 and under – Caitlin Leblanc

3rd Place- Modern/Contemporary Solo 14 years – Holly Watson

2nd Place – Hip hop solo – 14 yrs – Holly Watson

2nd Place – Lyrical Solo – 18 yrs – Emily Hart

3rd Place – Modern Contemporary Solo -18 yrs – Emily Hart

2nd Place – Lyrical Duo – 18 and under – Emily Hart and Sophia Franco

3rd Place – Musical Interpretation – 17 and over – Emily Hart