2017 NSALAZ Modern Dance Competition Winners


Left to right: Violet Rez Honorable mention, Brynlie Helmich 1st place, Paityn Lauzon 2nd place, Chloe Chodorow 3rd place

Competition in Classical Modern Dance

Annual Competition in Classical Modern Dance. This local NSAL AZ competition held at the studios of Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, is for dancers ages 14-18. Awards totaling $2,000 are given to selected winners, and all competitors participate in a master class taught by prominent choreographer Diane MacNeal Hunt. The competition will be from 12:30 to 4:00 on February 10, 2019.

Please contact NSAL AZ Dance Chair: Susan Silverman, suzerina@aol.com  Or call 602-377-0606 to register.

Check out some photos from Sunday’s Classical Modern Dance competition!


 2017 NSAL Career Awards Classical Ballet Competition Winners


Paityn Lauzon 2nd Place, Juliet Doherty 1st Place, Alexandra Gburek 3rd Place

2017 NSAL National Career Awards Classical Ballet Competition

NSALAZ's National Career Awards Classical Ballet Competition took place at Ballet Arizona's Dorrance Hall with 10 competitors. Judges Donald Dadey, Sibylle Acatos-Dadey, Sarah Maresco and Kenda Newbury chose 3 winners to receive $6000 in awards. The next competition will take place in 2021 in Modern Dance.