Ultimate Dance Challenge 2023

Showtime HMS Shines Bright at the first Ultimate Dance Challenge

The stage was set, the dancers were ready, and the anticipation was palpable as Showtime HMS Performing Arts made its debut at the first-ever Ultimate Dance Challenge, held from August 5th to 13th, 2023. This new dance competition promised to be a groundbreaking event, and it certainly lived up to its billing. Showtime HMS left an indelible mark on this inaugural competition, with our talented dancers securing top honors and even earning coveted invitations to the championships.

Showtime HMS dancers poured their hearts and souls into their performances at the Ultimate Dance Challenge, showcasing their extraordinary talent, dedication, and creativity. Their hard work paid off as they claimed numerous top spots, dazzling both the judges and the audience.

  • Gemma led the charge with a spectacular performance, clinching 1st place in the Open Jazz Solo category and setting the stage for an impressive competition.
  • Kate brought her unique style to the stage and secured an impressive 3rd place in Hip Hop Improvisation, displaying her exceptional skill and innovation.
  • Gemma continued her winning streak, taking home another 1st place in the Broadway Solo category.
  • Braydee wowed the judges with her captivating Own Choreography Solo, earning herself a well-deserved 3rd place.
  • Braydee continued to shine, grabbing 2nd place in Open Musical Theatre Solo, demonstrating her versatility and flair.
  • Ciara-Mae made her mark with a powerful performance, securing 2nd place in Hip Hop Solo and earning an invitation to compete at the championships.
  • Braydee showcased her hip hop prowess once again, earning 3rd place in Hip Hop Solo.
  • Gemma returned to the stage for the Open Contemporary Solo category, where she not only clinched 1st place but also earned an invitation to compete at the championships.
  • And not to be outdone, Gemma secured yet another 1st place in the Open Lyrical Solo category, cementing her status as a true dance virtuoso.

The excitement didn't end with the Ultimate Dance Challenge. On the final day of the competition, Showtime HMS Performing Arts returned to cheer on our exceptional dancers, Gemma and Ciara-Mae, who had received invitations to compete at the championships.

In a thrilling climax to this remarkable journey, Gemma was awarded 3rd place Champion Dancer (Senior) at the championships. Her dedication, skill, and artistry were on full display as she wowed the audience and judges alike. This remarkable achievement reflects Gemma's extraordinary talent and her commitment to the art of dance.

We couldn't be prouder of Gemma, Kate, Braydee, and Ciara-Mae for their outstanding achievements at the Ultimate Dance Challenge and the championships. Their dedication and artistry have set a high standard for future competitions, and we can't wait to see what the future holds for these remarkable dancers.

As we look ahead, Showtime HMS Performing Arts remains committed to nurturing and showcasing the incredible talent of our students. With each performance, we continue to raise the bar and inspire the next generation of dancers. Thank you to all our dancers, their families, and our dedicated instructors for making our debut at the Ultimate Dance Challenge a resounding success.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates from Showtime HMS Performing Arts as we continue to dance our way to new heights!

Miss Helen with Gemma & Ciara-Mae at the UDC Championships
Miss Gemma 3rd Place Champion Dancer