Starz Competition Team

STARZ Performing Arts Companies provide a positive, safe environment for students to grow and flourish, not only as artists but as young adults. Our Competition Team Program teaches confidence, responsibility, time management, and self-esteem, while giving students the opportunity to build relationships and memories that will last a lifetime. Being a member of the company is an amazing experience, and has positively impacted the lives of so many of our students.


Calling all Dancers!

Serious Dancers ages 7-18 from any studio are invited to audition for a place in our competitive company. Those auditioning for STARZ Competition Team must have at least one year of previous dance experience. Private Auditions are available upon request. In addition to STARZ Competition Team, our Academy is home to STARZ en Pointe - a Classical Ballet Company for advanced dancers, ages 12-18. Students in STARZ Dance Companies have been awarded scholarships and opportunities to study at American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet School, The Institute for American Musical Theatre, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Millennium Dance Complex, and more. Former STARZ Company Dancers are currently studying at or have graduated from The Juilliard School (NY), NYU (NY), Radford University (VA), University of Richmond (VA), & ETSU (TN), and are currently working in L.A., N.Y., Orlando, & Montreal. STARZ Competition Team dancers perform locally and compete at several competitions every year. STARZ Company members are also given the opportunity to attend Conventions and Master Classes with some of the top instructors and choreographers in the world.

Mark your Calendar! OPEN AUDITIONS for STARZ 2019-2020 Competition Team will be held Friday, May 10th! Call (304)910-9647 or email dancewithstarz@gmail.com for more information.

Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of one of the most exciting and elite dance companies in the two Virginias!

Congratulations!

STARZ 2018-2019 Competition Team Dancers

Grace Aiello, Arissa Anderson, Isabella Atwell, Halaya Bradshaw, Chloe Browning, Sarah Campbell, Francesca Edwards, Isabella Edwards, Hailey Hurst, Alexis Keener, Laya Lowe, Hannah McMillion, Haley Meade, Olivia Ross, Peyton Terry, Alex Thomas

STARZ 2018-2019 Ambassadors (View Bios below)

Halaya Bradshaw, Chloe Browning, Sarah Campbell, Isabella Edwards, Haley Meade, Peyton Terry

STARZ en Pointe 2018-2019

Halaya Bradshaw, Chloe Browning, Hannah McMillion, Hailey Hurst, Arissa Anderson

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Halaya Bradshaw

STARZ Ambassador 2018-2019

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Chloe Browning

STARZ Ambassador 2018-2019

STARZ Ambassador, Chloe Browning, has studied dance for 6 years. She is a STARZ Ballet Academy Assistant, and has received over 100 regional and national awards for dance excellence. Chloe has had the opportunity to study with both American Ballet Theatre and Joffrey Ballet School through Summer Intensives in NY and FL. She is a member of the award-winning STARZ Competition Team, and was part of STARZ 2017-2018 undefeated Production Company. Chloe was StarQuest Dance Competition’s Junior Solo Champion (2017), as well as Celebration Competition’s Dancer of the Year Finalist (2017). In 2018, she received the Bella Moxi Faculty Scholarship, presented to her by Ballet phenom, Dusty Button. Chloe has had the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dusty Button, Olivia Cece, and Cassy Surianello, and study with numerous top instructors and choreographers in the performing arts industry. Chloe is a Showstopper Top 3 Teen Soloist. She received the Top Contemporary score for her 2018 Solo, “Breathe”, at StarQuest Dance Competition, where she also placed in the Top 10 Teen Soloists (out of 72). Chloe was a 2018 Teen Miss StarQuest Finalist, receiving a $250 Dance Dreams Scholarship. 

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Sarah Campbell

STARZ ambassador 2018-2019

STARZ Ambassador, Sarah Campbell, has studied Dance for 8 years. She has received over 100 regional and national awards, and has had the opportunity to study with some of the top choreographers and master teachers in the dance industry – Dusty Button, Cassy Surianello, Olivia Cece, & Fik-shun, to name a few. Sarah is a Hall of Fame All-Star and recipient of the Artists Simply Human Summer Scholarship, giving her the opportunity to study with dance greats DJ Smart, Tokyo, & Desmond Richardson at TheDanceProject Nationals in Orlando, Florida. In addition to her time in the U.S., Sarah has also studied dance overseas while living in Morocco. She was a member of STARZ 2017-2018 Undefeated Production Company, and has been an integral part of numerous award-winning groups as a member of STARZ Competition Team. In addition to training in many styles of dance, Sarah is also Acro-trained giving her a competitive edge. 

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Isabella Edwards

starz ambassador 2018-2019

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Haley Meade

STARZ Ambassador 2018-2019

16 year old STARZ Ambassador, Haley Meade, is TOKYOtheCOMPANY2's newest Company member! Haley will have the elite opportunity to study under legendary Master Teacher & Award-Winning Choreographer, Tokyo Kevin Inouye, while touring the U.S. with TOKYOtheCOMPANY2 during the 2018-2019 dance season.

Haley was awarded the Title of Miss StarQuest 2018 at StarQuest Dance Championships in Knoxville, TN earlier this Spring. Haley also received the highest score in the Senior level of the solo competition, making her StarQuest Senior Solo Champion 2018.

In April of this year, Haley Meade received the Studio Institute Scholarship at ASH Dance Convention, valued at $1,000. Haley was also chosen as an ASH Apprentice Runner Up, awarding 4 additional Scholarships to her including a FULL SCHOLARSHIP to 2018 ASH Nationals in Orlando, FL, $150 off the 2018 Summer Intensive in NYC, a half scholarship for the ASH 2018-2019 Regional Convention season, and the opportunity to audition at TheDanceProject Nationals to become a 2018-2019 ASH ASSISTANT.

Haley was accepted into Joffrey Ballet School's Summer Programs for the 2018 season. She was invited to study at NYC Jazz Intensive, Joffrey West LA, Joffrey Miami, Joffrey South Georgia, Joffrey Southwest Dallas, Joffrey Experience NYC, Joffrey Las Vegas, Musical Theatre NYC, Joffrey London Musical Theatre, Summer of Hip Hop NY, Summer of Hip Hop LA.

Haley was chosen as Curtain Call Costumes newest Ballet Model for the 2018-2019 Costume Catalog. The International Dance Costume Company debuted their new collection online and in print last week.

Haley Meade is a member of the award-winning STARZ Competition Team, and was recently awarded the prestigious position of STARZ Ambassador for the 2018-2019 season.

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Peyton Terry

STARZ ambassador 2018-2019

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