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Our Lady of the Hamptons Shines in Dance Competition

Our Lady of the Hamptons Shines in Dance Competition
Posted on 05/18/2016

The Our Lady of the Hamptons Regional School, Southampton, Competition Tap and Jazz Dance Teams competed at the Revolution Talent Dance Competition, held at West Islip High School May 12th-May 15th.  Several studios from Long Island were present at this competition, and 568 dances performed during this event.  These students were prepared for competition by Our Lady of the Hamptons teacher and tap and jazz coordinator Elyse Madsen-Curro. 

Students received medals for their performance.  The highest medal achieved was a platinum medal, then elite gold, gold, elite silver, silver, and finally bronze.  Students then competed for place against the other entries in their age group and technique.  After their scores were tallied up, they then could place in the top ten against any other group in their age category and level. Our Lady of the Hamptons entered eight different numbers into the competition and placed in all! 

Here is a list of the performers and how they placed: 

Minis - Maggie Nydegger, Victoria Alvarez, Maxine Boeding, Mackenzie David, Chase Rodriguez , Omar Gonzalez, Danny Ospina, and Jack Cantwell 

Small Group Tap(8 Yrs. Old)- 1st place and received a platinum award.  They then went on to place in the top ten, placing 6th place overall out of any other groups in their age category.

Juniors- Ava Doherty, Grace Sicuranza, Gigi Wilutis, Amelia Tozzi, Sarah Heming, Isabel Brady, Gabby Fenelon, Vera Rodriguez, Joseph Surozenski, Michael Surozenski, Alejandro Rivera, and Landon Nydegger

Large Group Tap (9 Yrs. Old)- 1st place and received an elite gold. 

"Sing with a Swing"- Caroline Wilutis, Marlena Bellucci, Paulina Herrera, Olivia Tozzi and Bridget Ferguson.

Small Group Tap (11 Yrs. Old)- 2nd place and received an elite gold medal. 

"Diamonds"-  Gigi Wilutis, Amelia Tozzi, Sarah Heming

Trio Tap (9 Yrs. Old)- 1st place and received a platinum medal.  They then went on to receive first place overall in their age group and category.

"A Little Party"- Deirdre McCallen, Shea Rodriguez and Haley Thayer

Jazz Trio (11 Yrs. Old)-  Received 1st place , platinum, and 2nd place overall against the other duet/trios in their age category and level (any technique) 

"Uptown Funk"- Tommy Wilkie, Gianmarcos Rivera and Deirdre McCallen

Tap Trio (11 Yrs. Old)- 1st place, platinum medal , 1st place overall against the other duet/trios in their age category and level (any technique)

"Do Your Thing"- Haley Thayer, Shea Rodriguez

Tap Duet ( 11 Yrs. Old)-  2nd place, Elite Gold medal, 3rd place overall against the other duet/trios in their age category and level (any technique)

"Power" (Senior group) -  

Caroline Wilutis, Marlena Bellucci, Paulina Herrera, Olivia Tozzi , Bridget Ferguson, Haley Thayer, Shea Rodriguez, Deirdre McCallen, Tommy Wilkie, and Gianmarcos Rivera

Large Group Tap (11 Yrs. Old)-1st place, platinum award , 4th place overall against the other groups in their age category and level (any technique) 

Here are links to two of the winning tap routines from this weekend.

"Power" OLH Senior Tap Dance Group- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4DPTRjKwdE

"Uptown Funk" OLH Tap Trio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHFoxpl3XJA
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