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Altoona Dance Theatre wins awards
May 13, 2009

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Altoona Dance Theatre Company attended American Dance Awards, The Ultimate Challenge, in Pittsburgh.

Sydni Piner, age 11, received a gold medal and a special award for "clearly expressing her love of dance and having amazing potential."

Hunter Osmolinski, age 12, received a gold medal for "Kiss My Eyes" and third runner-up for male dancer of the year.

Chelsea Zeak, age 17, received a high silver medal for "Stupid Boy" and a high silver for "Big Spender."

Stephanie Rossman, age 14, received a high silver medal for "One Step at a Time."

Kaity Kuizo-George received a high silver for "Just a Dream" and a high silver for "Miss You Love," plus first place for all the entries in her category.

"Colors of the Wind," ages 7-8, danced by Jaydyn Shuke, ALexa Harding, Cianna Stone and Johnna Estep, got a high silver medal.

"A Night to Remember," a jazz duo for ages 9-10, danced by Aleyah Arthur and Ireland McCreery got a silver medal and a special award for "Disney Super Stars."

"At the Beginning," a pointe duo for ages 9-10, danced by Marlie Eamigh and Samantha Rossman, received a high silver medal.

"Check Yes Julliette," a group tap for ages 13-14, received a silver medal.

"Get Crazy," a group hip-hop for ages 13-14, received a high silver medal.

"Hide and Seek," a duo for ages 13-14, performed by Sydni Piner and Kaity Kuzio-George, received a high silver medal.

"High School Musical Remix," a group jazz for ages 9-10, received a high silver medal and an overall high score production award.

"In the Air Tonight," a group lyrical/contemporary for ages 13-14, received a high silver medal.

"In the Garden," a group jazz for ages 13-14, received a silver medal.

"Pheasant Waltz" a group Ballet ages 13-14 , received a high silver medal and an overall high score award.

"Little Swans," a pointe trio for ages 13-14, performed by Kaity Kuzio-George, Sydni Piner and Stephanie Rossman, received a high silver medal.

"Live Your Dreams," a jazz duo for ages 11-12, performed by Nicole Wilt and Samantha Duey received a silver medal.

"Now or Never," a group hip-hop for ages 9-10, received a silver medal.

"Scream," a jazz trio for ages 7-8, performed by Melena Ratchford, Rheanna Crocitto and Amya Miller, received a high silver medal.

"Swan Lake," a large group ballet for ages 9-10, received a high silver medal and an overall high score award for extended ballets.

"You Raised Me Up," a large group lyrical for ages 7-8, received a high silver medal an an overall high score award.

"I Want It All," a class tap for ages 7-8, received a high silver medal and an overall high score award.

Altoona Dance Theatre will perform "Dance School Musical" at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona.

For tickets or more information about fall registration, summer camps and classes, visit www.altoonadancetheatre.com or call 940-1250.

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