Molly Dies’ Dance Express Competition Team ends winning 2023 season
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Molly Dies’ Dance Express Competition Team traveled to five regional dance competitions during the 2023 season and the 21 dancers performed a total of 27 dance routines in styles from lyrical to jazz to hip hop, musical theater and tap in solos, duets, small groups and large groups. The Company members, along with their choreographers, received multiple Entertainment Awards, Technique Awards, Showmanship Awards, Choreography Awards, Highest Scoring Awards, Overall High Score Achievements, Special Judges’ Awards, and Team Awards. The dancers and choreographers train for months in pre-competition class format and competition classes/rehearsals/performances. The group consists of choreographers/teachers: Molly Dies-Geer, Carly Davies, Madison Bezon, Brea Poston, Hannah Augenstein, Lauren Passinger, Carrie Pearson, Sarah Dietsch, and Ashley Church Crocker and, dancers, front row, Ella Solberg (Captain), Lettie Pearson, Emelyn Moore, Noel Alexander, Abby Gens, Alice Pearson, Adeline Amsdell; second row, Rocco Siliano, Kadyn Moore, Carly Fitzsimmons, Lillian Wellner, Taylor Alexander, Carly Olsen and, backrow, Sarah Tome, Lara Pearson, Hannah Gentz, Izzy McMonigal, Elise Amsdell, Anne Lin, Ava Hartzfeld, Harper Jones. Registration for the Dance Unlimited recreational program opens June 15 at MollyDiesDance.com.