Back row, Sophia Batterman, Lindy Reagan and Lucy Humphries; front, Ariella Miguel, Maliha Breaux and Lilyana McFarland. (submitted photo)

Back row, Sophia Batterman, Lindy Reagan and Lucy Humphries; front, Ariella Miguel, Maliha Breaux and Lilyana McFarland. (submitted photo)

Rise Dance Company earns honors

The Rise Dance Company from Oak Harbor’s Rise Academy of Arts earned high marks at the EnerGy Regional Dance competition April 12-14 in Auburn.

Results

Mini dance company (Maliha Breaux, Ariella Miguel, Katrin Kurganov and Avery Hunt): choreographed by Holly Miguel, “Almost There, ” gold; “At The Hop,” high gold.

Petite dance company (Sophia Batterman, Lilyanna McFarland, Lucy Humphries, and Ellah Allred): choreographed by Bailey White, “Somebody,” gold, lyrical special award; “Cruisin for a Bruisin,” gold.

Intermediate dance company (Lindy Reagan, Emma Rosser, Lacey Dahl, Olivia Rosser, Lesley Miguel and Hana Baldwin): choreographed by Kelli Spence, “Tears in Heaven,” high gold, sixth overall; “Darkside,” high gold, fifth overall.

Special tap routines, choreographed by Selestino Rendon, comprised of mixed teams:

“Hit the Road Jack,” high gold, fifth overall; “Candy Man,” high gold.

Special jazz funk routine, choreographed by Bailey White: “Salute,” high gold, jazz special award.

Special open routine, choreographed by Melody Reagan and Spence: “Wake-Up,” high gold, fourth overall, Spooktacular special award, exclusive invitation for each dancer to New York City for the Energy Elite experience in July.

Dancers (Lindy Reagan, Ariella Miguel and McFarland): reached semi-finals of the improv dance off.

Solo dancers: Bailey White, “Unsteady,” high gold, second overall; Lindy Reagan, “One Moment More,” high gold, seventh overall; Breaux, “Me Too,” high gold, eighth overall; Ariella Miguel, “Fabulous,” high gold; Baldwin, “Concentrate,” high gold; Dahl, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” high gold.

This was the last competition for the teams this season; however, all the routines and many more will be performed at the Rise Academy of Arts recital June 29 at the Coupeville High School PAC. Tickets and more information are available at Rise, 645 Industrial Ave., Oak Harbor.

Sophia Batterman, Lilyana McFarland, Lucy Humphries and Ellah Allred. (Submitted photo)

Sophia Batterman, Lilyana McFarland, Lucy Humphries and Ellah Allred. (Submitted photo)

Avery Hunt, Katrin Kurganov, Maliha Breaux and Ariella Miguel. (Submitted photo)

Avery Hunt, Katrin Kurganov, Maliha Breaux and Ariella Miguel. (Submitted photo)

Back row: Harmony Wertz, Emma Rosser and Olivia Rosser; front, Lindy Reagan. (Submitted photo)

Back row: Harmony Wertz, Emma Rosser and Olivia Rosser; front, Lindy Reagan. (Submitted photo)

Rise owners Holly Miguel and Melody Reagan. (Submitted photo)

Rise owners Holly Miguel and Melody Reagan. (Submitted photo)

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