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Infinity Spring Show Dates!

Please be sure to mark your calendars with these important dates:
May 14Ogden Studio Recital (Bonneville High School) May 16Brigham Studio Recital (Box Elder High School) May 17Ogden ADP Showcase (Bonneville High School) May 21      Company auditions this week
Watch for more details to be posted soon! 😊😊

Battle of the Best Info - April 14

Utah Dance Fest 2018 BATTLE OF THE BEST - April 14 Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 Presidents Cir, Salt Lake City, UT
A message from the director of Utah Dance Fest: 
The preliminary Battle Show Order and competition day info is now posted on our website: www.utahdancefest.com. A final show order will be posted one week prior to the Battle and will not be adjusted after that. We hope all dancers will take the opportunity to attend the morning masterclass with the judges!
9:00 am – 11:00 am MASTER CLASSES with the BATTLE JUDGES – Fred Odgaard & Alyx Andrushuk
Programs will be available for free on the day of the Battle but online lineups and info will also be available on our website under BATTLE OF THE BEST.

Admission to The Battle is $15 per person (except dancers, teachers and directors with nametags/wristbands which we will give you at the backstage check in desk). Tickets go on sale APRIL 2 but there is a $5.50 per ticket service fee if purchased online, so we suggest you bu…

Discount Masterclass Training!

Discount Masterclass training offered to anyone interested in improving singing and acting skills:

Tuesday, March 27 - 7 to 8 PM and/or
Thursday, March 29 - 8 to 9 PM

@Infinity Dance UT, Ogden Studio location

Cost is only $18 per class. Please email: terminitalent@gmail.com for more info or to sign up! 

OPEN MIC final masterclass to finish this school year will be April 12 from 8 to 9 PM! Email if you want to participate!!





Call for Hollywood Vibe Scholarship Info.

If your dancer has a scholarship to the upcoming Hollywood Vibe convention, please email infinitydanceinfo@gmail.com with the following information: 

Dancer Name
Scholarship Type (Single City, Team or Half Price)
City and Date received (example Provo 2017)

Scholarship info must be provided by March 29. Thanks!

Hollywood Vibe Solos Info.

Hollywood Vibe has a limit on the total number of routines per studio at the May competition. This means we will have availability for only about 10+ solos. If you are interested in competing your solo at this event, please sign up on the wait list in the office. (Accounts must be current in order to be on the list).

Solo selections will be made at the discretion of the director, with consideration for representation across ages and genres and based on overall performance in the advanced division at previous competitions. The wait list will be open March 26-29 only. Thanks! 😊

Bear River Performance Line Up - TONIGHT!

Salt Master Class with Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

This is an optional master class. If you attend, please make sure this doesn't conflict with any team obligations. Dancers must register independently. Thanks!
Gustavo Ramírez Sansano is currently one of the most recognized Spanish dance figures, both as choreographer and artistic director, inside and outside of Spain. He started dancing in the school of Josetta García and continued his training at the Institut del Teatre. As an interpreter he has been part of the Ballet Joven de Barcelona, Ballet by Víctor Ullate, Nederlands Dans Theater (Holland) and Hubbard Street Dance (Chicago).
As a freelance choreographer he has created for the most prestigious companies in the world including: Budapest Dance Theater (Hungary), Gyorï Ballet (Hungary), IT Dansa (Spain), Ballet de Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana (Spain), Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (USA), Dominic Walsh Dance Theater (United States), Hamburg Ballet (Germany), Ballet Met (United States).

April Calendar Dates

Battle of the Best - April 14

Just a reminder, the following routines will be performing at the Battle of the Best on April 14 at Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, SLC. Watch for additional info to be posted as it becomes available from Utah Dance Fest.
Registration fee is $45 per dancer per routine. Payment is now due. Please check with the office if you have any questions on your account. Thanks!! 😊😊
Battle of the Best Routines Optimistic Runaway MADD City Thirsty Release the Wolves Mourn with those Who Mourn Sweeney Todd Wild, Wild West Inside the Mind of the Assassin Sellers of Flowers Life Inside the Music Box Cannibal Juice

Spotlight Solos/Duos - Soloists Please Review!

Several division adjustments were made at the discretion of the choreographers. If your dancer's information has changed, please check with your teacher before contacting the studio. Thanks! 🙂


Final Performance Line Ups - Bonneville & Bear River this Week!

Since these performances were initially posted, we have had several changes in routines scheduled due to dancer conflicts. Please review the final performance line-ups below. Thanks!! 😊😊

Bonneville High Performance Bonneville High School, Washington Terrace Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 PM
Routines performing: Up, Up and Away (Ogden Petite IDC) Life Inside the Music Box (Ogden Mini ADP) MADD City (Teen/Senior ADP) Cannibal (Extreme ADP)
Release the Wolves (ADP Acro)


Bear River High Performance Bear River High School, 1450 S Main St, Garland Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM
Routines performing: MADD City (Teen/Senior ADP)
Mourn with those Who Mourn (Senior ADP)
Runaway (Teen ADP)
I Put a Spell on You (Extreme ADP)
Where are You Now? (Teen ADP)


Missing Red Fly Girl Lip Sense

If you found a red lip sense (fly girl) that was left behind at the WDFKP or Aspire competition, please contact the Ogden office. It’s almost brand new and both mom and dancer will be so grateful if you find it!! Thanks for your help!! 😊

Aspire Competition - Updated Schedule

Aspire Dance Competition – Val Browning Center Weber State University 1901 University Cir, Ogden UT March 9-10
•Free Admission: All spectators may view the competition free of charge!
•Doors Open: 9:00 am Friday morning and 8:30 am Saturday morning. Admittance will not be granted prior to this time.
•Parking: Due to it being spring break at Weber State, the normal pay parking lots near the Val Browning Center are open and will have free parking.
•Dancer Arrival Time: All solo, duet and trio performers need to check in upon arrival AT LEAST 45 MINUTES PRIOR to their scheduled performance. Please be early! If we are running ahead of schedule, we will not wait for latecomers. Any music CD's can be submitted at this time. 
•Music CD Option: If music is not uploaded to website, each routine's music should be burned SEPARATELY on a CD. Please mark your studio's (or soloist's) name and the routine name clearly on each CD. No CD's will be accepted with multiple tracks.
•Backup Copy…

Updated Bear River Performance - Routine Change

Bear River High Performance Bear River High School, 1450 S Main St, Garland Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM
Routines performing: MADD City (Teen/Senior ADP)
*Mourn with those Who Mourn (Senior ADP)
Runaway (Teen ADP)
I Put a Spell on You (Extreme ADP)
Where are You Now? (Teen ADP)


Hi-Steppers Spring Show
Thursday March 15th @ 7:00 pm

Due to conflicts for several dancers, Mony Mony will not be performing. Please see revised routines list above. Thanks!

Please arrive ready to go by 6:15 pm Parents will need to purchase wristbands at the door for admittance to the performance.Seating in the "red" section is reserved for Hi-Stepper parents and families.General seating will be identified with bright yellow signs on the main floor and the balcony levels.Dancers will not be permitted back to the room unless they have a wristband.If you lose your band, you will have to purchase a replacement.

Aspire "Big Chocolate" Master Class - March 10

OGDEN COMPETITION - MASTER CLASSES Val Browning Center @ Weber State University March 10th , 2018 - - - 1901 University Cir, Ogden UT "Big Chocolate" Master Class Schedule
Saturday March 10th
10:45 am - 11:45 am - Master Class for Dancers ages 11 - 18 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Master Class for Dancers ages 4 - 11
*Please note: Dancers are free to attend either master class regardless of age, depending on what works best with their competition schedule. All solo dancers from Friday are invited to attend the master classes on Saturday.

*Updates for Bonneville Performance-March 13

Bonneville High Performance Bonneville High School, Washington Terrace Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 PM
*Please note updated performance schedule. Thanks!!😊

Routines performing: Up, Up and Away (Ogden Petite IDC) Life Inside the Music Box (Ogden Mini ADP) Mad City (Teen/Senior ADP) Cannibal (Extreme ADP)
Release the Wolves (ADP Acro)


Ogden IPC Dress Rehearsal Info.

Ogden IPC dancers will hold dress rehearsals during their regular class times this week. Costumes and hair/make-up instruction notes will be sent home with each dancer in their last rehearsal class of the week. Please make sure accounts are current and check with your teacher if you have any questions.
Information for the competition on March 9-10 has been posted. Please refer to the Aspire Competition and Information post here for the weekend schedule and a list of dancer routines. We are SUPER excited to have most of our companies competing together at this event! It is going to be an AWESOME weekend!! Thanks and GOOD LUCK, EVERYONE!! 😊😊😊

Routine Update-Bear River Performance

Bear River High Performance Bear River High School, 1450 S Main St, Garland Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM
Routines performing: MADD City (Teen/Senior ADP)
Mony Mony (Brigham Premier IDC)
Runaway (Teen ADP)
I Put a Spell on You (Extreme ADP)
Where are You Now? (Teen ADP)

Hi-Steppers Spring Show
Thursday March 15th @ 7:00 pm
Please arrive ready to go by 6:15 pm Parents will need to purchase wristbands at the door for admittance to the performance.Seating in the "red" section is reserved for Hi-Stepper parents and families.General seating will be identified with bright yellow signs on the main floor and the balcony levels.Dancers will not be permitted back to the room unless they have a wristband.If you lose your band, you will have to purchase a replacement.

Aspire Competition Schedule & Information

Aspire Dance Competition – Val Browning Center Weber State University 1901 University Cir, Ogden UT March 9-10
•Free Admission: All spectators may view the competition free of charge!
•Doors Open: 9:00 am Friday morning and 8:30 am Saturday morning. Admittance will not be granted prior to this time.
•Parking: Due to it being spring break at Weber State, the normal pay parking lots near the Val Browning Center are open and will have free parking.
•Dancer Arrival Time: All solo, duet and trio performers need to check in upon arrival AT LEAST 45 MINUTES PRIOR to their scheduled performance. Please be early! If we are running ahead of schedule, we will not wait for latecomers. Any music CD's can be submitted at this time. 
•Music CD Option: If music is not uploaded to website, each routine's music should be burned SEPARATELY on a CD. Please mark your studio's (or soloist's) name and the routine name clearly on each CD. No CD's will be accepted with multiple tracks.
•Backup Copy…

Aspire General Schedule

ASPIRE - Val Browning Center, Weber State University
OGDEN COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Detailed scheduled will be posted sometime this weekend. Thanks!

Solo Competition
Friday March 9th
9:30 am - 10:00 pm - Auditorium Solo Competition
12:50 pm - 1:30 pm - Awards for Mini Solos, Duets/Trios and all routines performed prior to 12:50 pm
5:20 pm - 5:50 pm - Awards for Junior Solos and all routines performed prior to 5:20 pm
9:50 pm - Awards for Teen & Elite Solos

Duet/Trio Competition
Friday March 9th
9:30 am - 11:50 pm - Auditorium Duet/Trio Competition
12:50 pm - 1:30 pm - Awards for Duets/Trios, Mini Solos, and all routines performed prior to 12:50 PM

Team Competition
Saturday March 10th
9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Auditorium Team Competition
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm - Awards for Mini & Junior A Teams, Productions and all routines performed prior to 12:30 pm
6:00 pm - Awards for Teen & Elite Teams

More from Mandy - WDFKP Competition Reminder

One more thing, please remember our BEST Infinity audience etiquette. Please cheer for all dancers at appropriate times (beginning/end of routines only) and no calling out of names or screaming or shouting. "Keep it classy" 😊. We are good friends with the other participating studios and want to show appreciation and respect for everyone. All of the dancers at the competition have worked super hard to get there and we want to be sure it is an awesome weekend for everyone!! Thanks 💙💙💙

Message from Mandy - WDFKP

Hey everyone! There is a snow advisory for this weekend so PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE leave very early and allow plenty of extra time for travel. We don't want anyone rushing in slick conditions. WDFKP has a very tight schedule which doesn't permit routines to perform out of order. Please drive carefully and plan to arrive at least 2 hours early or when doors open. BE safe out there!!

Bear River High Performance - March 15

Bear River High Performance Bear River High School, 1450 S Main St, Garland Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM
Routines performing: MADD City (Teen/Senior ADP)
Mony Mony (Brigham Premier IDC)
Runaway (Teen ADP)
Cannibal (Extreme ADP)
Where are You Now? (Teen ADP)


Hi-Steppers Spring Show Thursday March 15th @ 7:00 pm
Please arrive ready to go by 6:15 pm Parents will need to purchase wristbands at the door for admittance to the performance.Seating in the "red" section is reserved for Hi-Stepper parents and families.General seating will be identified with bright yellow signs on the main floor and the balcony levels.Dancers will not be permitted back to the room unless they have a wristband.If you lose your band, you will have to purchase a replacement.

WDFKP Reminders

Hello Everyone!

We are so excited for our WILL DANCE FOR FOOD COMPETITION this weekend & wanted to remind you of a few things:

1.  It sounds like we will get some snow this weekend. Please let your parents & teachers know to plan extra time for travel.  We want everyone to be safe & on time!
2.  Doors do not open on Friday until 3:00 p.m.  Saturday is 7:00 a.m. Please don't arrive earlier than that.
3.  You will get your Dressing Room assignments when you check in.  
4.  Make sure you have backup music for all routines.  
5.  We are hoping to run ahead of schedule with our new music system. Let parents & teachers know we may be up to 30 minutes ahead.

Thanks so much for you support of WDFKP!  You are making a BIG DIFFERENCE in the lives of hungry Utah kids.


Penny Broussard / WDFKP Director

WDFKP is at Taylorsville High School, 5225 S Redwood Road in Taylorsville, March 2-3. Reminder, admission pricing and other competition details are available here
There are two stages, o…