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Winners 2018

  • Arya Junior
  • Arya Junior
  • Arya Mom's
  • Naach Nation
  • Sanskruti Junior

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  • Sanskruti Senior​
  • ​Pranavam Senior
  • ​Naach Nation
  • Sanskruti Senior​
  • Arya Adult
  • Arya Senior
  • Heavenly Jstudio Junior
  • Naach Nation
  • Pranavam Senior
  • Rhythmic Arts
  • Sanskruti Junior
  • Sanskruti Senior
  • Team Patola
  • Arya Senior
  • Arya Senior​
  • Arya Junior

Judge 2018

Kumari Suraj

Widely known as the waacking ambassador and globe trotter, she is leading the way for Dance fusion and education. She has shared her unique dance blend to enthusiasts in 30 different countries across six continents, focusing on a mixture of Waacking, House, Hip-Hop, Dancehall, and Vogue.

She has launched the International Waack/Punk/Pose Festival (a.k.a. the Waackfest) in 2010. Ladies and Gentlemen, please give a warm welcome to the waacking queen Kumari suraj!

Judge 2018

Bala Devi Chandrashekar

Bala Devi Chandrashekar is a Bharatanatyam exponent, research scholar, and a passionate committed teacher of Bharatanatyam. Bala is know for her distinct scholarly style and takes on subjects based on ancient texts, backed by intense research, collaborates with renowned scholars in the respective fields, carving messages from scriptures relevant to the contemporary world and actively presenting across the world. Bala Devi's lineage is from a family of philosophers and literary scholars.

Bala through her classical dance strives to interpret ancient philosophical and spiritual concepts and presents in a classicism that is always contemporary in interpretation and communicates across cultures, All her production are accompanied by world class music. Bala started her initial training under Guru Jayalakshmi Narayanan in Hyderabad and then went onto learn with Dr Padma Subrahmanyam in Chennai. Dr Padma Subrahmanyam has awarded the titles " Bharata Nrtya Seva Mani" and " Nrtyasali- completed course in​ 108 ​ Karanas" to Bala Devi Chandrashekar. Extremely passionate about teaching, and as a Professor of Practice & as the Artistic Director of SPNAPA Academy of Performing Arts, Princeton, New Jersey, she imparts valuable knowledge to her many dedicated students.

Bala constantly works on developing and perfecting the style that would be seamless and fluid while yet retaining the precision, power and purity of line - typical of classical dance. As a Professor of Practice, Bala is constantly developing “Performing studies” in collaboration with Theater and Dance, History, Philosophy, Linguistic anthropology and South Asian Departments of various Universities in the United States and served as Fellow and Artist in Residence at The Carl A fields Center@Princeton University.

Bala is one of the few Bharatanatyam artist worldwide to have released eight critically acclaimed dance production based on her extensive research. They are Nandanar Charithram, MLV favorites, Krishna Arpanam, Uddhava Gita - Lord Krishna's last message, Vishwam - The Omnipresent, Tripura - Divine Feminine, Karna - Destiny's Child, Brihadeeswara - Form to formless through the eyes of a Devaradiyal. All of these works are accompanied by world class music and have been produced in digital format.

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  • Eligibility
    • Dance USA Dance - Season 2 is only open to teams (minimum of 5 dancers)
    • Junior category 6 to 12 year.
    • Senior category 13+ year.
    • Minor must be accompanied and have legal sign off by a parent or legal guardian.
    • Participants who are affiliated with or have any personal or familiar relationship with any staff members of 5678 Media Group or the judges for this event must disclose this information at the time of entry or as soon as such affiliation or relationship becomes known to the entrant.
    • 5678 Media Group reserves the right to determine that any individual participant or group is ineligible due to their affiliation or relationship with the staff of 5678 Media Group or the judges for this event.
    • 5678 Media Group reserves the right to make exception to this rule in the case of medical or other unforeseen emergency circumstances.
    • 5678 Media Group reserve the right to supplement or waive any eligibility requirements at their discretion.
  • Registration process
    • Dancer Registration : Regionals 1) The teams that will be competing in regional competition will process their information and payment through www.danceusadance.us after creating an account for each dancer. 2) Each dancer will pay one time registration fee, NO OTHER FEES will be required by the dancer to enter the competition. 3) Once their account is created the team and the team has registered through www.danceusadance.us they will receive a detailed email for regional competition. 4) It is team’s responsibility to cover transportation and accommodation 5) Two teams will win in each city and proceed to the semifinals in NEW YORK.
    • Registration Fee: With Popular demand Early bird special $60 till April 10th
      Number of dancers per group Price in usd
      5 to 10 $95 per dancer
      11 to 20 $85 per dancer
      21 and above $75 per dancer
      Note: Each dancer can access their document and get the latest information by logging into their account on www.danceusadance.us
  • Style and Music
    • Dance groups may perform any recognized dance style.
    • All performances must bring in a CD and/or USB with the song you are performing to containing a (.MP3) file. NO OTHER FORMS OF MEDIA WILL BE ALLOWED
  • Judging Criteria for National Dance Competition at Final Event
    • For each event, a panel of judges decides team scores the judges panel will consist of a minimum of 4 judges and 1 influencer. All judges will meet the eligibility, training, judge skills level, and requirements set forth by the Dance USA Dance Event Producers.
    • All performances at the Final Event will be judged based upon the following criteria: 1) Routine: 25% 2) Synchronization: 25% 3) Choreography: 20% 4) Presentation: 20% 5) Voting :10%
    • Teams scores will be based on a maximum score of 100.
  • Pre-show packets: (Semifinals and Finale)
    • Dance USA Dance Tour team will provide a Talent Packet to each group’s primary contact. The packet includes your check-in time, show line-up, example score sheet, and other vital information pertaining to the event. Talent packet will only be provided to the qualifying teams for semifinals after qualifying round.
  • International Teams
    • For any teams joining the competition from outside the United States, the team, and it's members are responsible for their Visa's, Transportation, and Lodging.
    • Any required paperwork for Visa's will be provided by the Dance USA Dance (5678 Media Group) team
    • TEAMS OUT OF NORTH AMERICA (WHO ALREADY WON COMPETITIONS OF PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS ETC) MAY PARTICIPATE DIRECTLY IN SEMI-FINALE.
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