On Sunday, April 9 the Louisiana Association of Dance Masters crowned their new title winners. For the fifth time in six years, Duanne Cazalot, Samantha Sidwell and Angie Lehrmann were honored to be the teachers of the Louisiana state title winners.
Dance Unlimited will send a total of three representatives to The Dance Masters of America National Competition in Las Vegas.
Hailee Weber & MaQue Hollins will represent LADM and David Monroe, the 2005 Mr. Dance of LA will return to the Nationals as an open contestant. He is the son of Pam and David Monroe of New Orleans. David performed a lyrical routine to "Song for You" choreographed by Duanne Cazalot and Angie Lehrmann. He also received Mr. Personality award, Over all Top Lyrical Award, 2nd Runner up and his lyrical routine won Duanne Cazalot, Samantha Sidwell and Angie Lehrmann the Over All Top Choreography Award.
Hailee Weber, the newly crowned Junior Miss Dance of Louisiana is the daughter of Kim and Ronnie Weber of Destrehan. She performed a jazz routine to "Shop Around" choreographed by Angie Lehrmann and Duanne Cazalot.
MaQue Hollins is the new Teen Miss Dance of Louisiana and is the daughter of QuoVadis and Carnell Hollins of LaPlace. MaQue performed a tap routine to "Swing Low" choreographed by Duanne Cazalot and Angie Lehrmann.
Other winners at the 2005 Dance Masters of America Nationals were Ashleigh Keller, Petite Miss Dance of Louisiana was named Miss Congeniality 2005 and 2nd Runner up in the Junior Category.
Actual title routines were the culmination of several days of interviews and auditions. All three scores go together to select the State Winners. In the Junior Division, Hailee Weber, was selected the Over All Scholarship Runner up Winner, Ashleigh Keller received the Tap and Jass Scholarships, also in the Junior Division. In the Teen Division, MaQue Hollins received the Tap and Jazz Scholarship and Lani Hale received the Acro Scholarship.
In July, Hailee Weber, MaQue Hollins and David Monroe will represent Dance Unlimited at the Dance Masters of America Competition in Las Vegas.
|Pictured are Duanne Cazalot, MaQue Hollins, Hailee Weber and Angie Lehrmann.|