CELEBRITY CONNECTED

CELEBRITY CONNECTED! At Celebrity Dance Competitions, we consider you and your loved ones a part of the Celebrity Family. Taking care of our family and treating everyone as the Celebrities they are is at the heart of our mission and the Celebrity Experience.

This is why we are working behind the scenes to bring you new Celebrity Experiences like never before. Check out the projects we are working on now!

The Celebrity Senior Crew
Black Lives Matter
45 Questions With Celebrity Dance
Event Adjustments & Enhancements
For The Love Of Dance Challenge
Celebrity LIVE! Virtual Competition
The Celebrity DanceDown
Celebrity LIVE! Fashion Show
Celebrity Senior Send-Off
Global Dance Project With Cat
Spoken Word From Marcus
Celebrity Activity Book
A Message From Drew
Online Class Streaming
Celebrity LIVE!
Celebrity Crew
Policy & Terms

The Celebrity Senior Crew

This summer, 35 Celebrity Crew Members, 15 Celebrity Faculty Members, 3 Celebrity Paparazzi Team Members, some of Team Celebrity and 2 Celebrity Directors joined together to dance, move, and inspire each other. We grew in our art and as humans. Check out the fun we had together at the 2020 Celebrity Crew Intensive. We’re ready for Celebrity Conventions this fall and we can’t wait to see you there!

Black Lives Matter

Our Celebrity Team has a conversation standing in solidarity with the Black community. There is a place in our classes and on our stage for every dancer! We believe in every human’s right to be treated with love and equality now, always, and forever. #BlackLivesMatter

Please stay tuned for more information coming soon from Celebrity Dance.

45 Questions With Celebrity Dance

You are invited on a tour of the Celebrity Offices as the Celebrity Staff answer 45 questions about our events, their time at Celebrity, their favorite Celebrity Memories and what is next. Grab a Starbucks and enjoy!

Event Adjustments & Enhancements

As always, our focus is on providing our guests with the Celebrity Experience you have come to know and love. The most important part of that experience is safety. Enhancements and adjustments have been made to Celebrity Events to keep the Celebrity Experience, while providing the safest environment possible. Please check out some of these enhancements and procedures as we guide you through your Celebrity Experience in this video. We look forward to welcoming you back to Celebrity in a way that makes you feel safe and comfortable!

  • A block schedule where only 1 studio is in the theatre at a time
  • Private dressing rooms with only your studio and exact calls times
  • Stage, wings, backstage areas, and house sanitized before each studio arrives to perform
  • Required face coverings for all Celebrity Staff and observers
  • Limited spectators
  • Seating to encourage social distancing
  • Plexiglass barriers at Celebrity & Company
  • A free live feed for fans to watch at home
  • Additional signage
  • The Celebrity Awards Show streamed LIVE for all to enjoy from home
  • And More!

For The Love Of Dance Challenge

Celebrity Dance has accepted the Challenge… For The Love Of Dance! We fully support local dance studios and now is your opportunity to support them as well! We have donated 3 prize packs, complete with a partial scholarship to any Celebrity Convention in 2020 and a swag bag full of Celebrity & Company items! CLICK HERE and select DONATE to enter. Whether you win or lose, your donation will help dance studios who are struggling and need COVID-19 relief. Our sweepstakes closes on June 30, 2020. Together we can stay connected and survive this storm, for the love of dance!

Celebrity LIVE! Virtual Competition

Watch Celebrity LIVE: CLICK HERE

A national competition for studios, broadcast right into your home! Registration for this event is open to all studios. Upload a video from competition or that you took in the studio during rehearsals. Competition will take place June 3-5 and on Saturday, June 6 the overall routines will go head to head in our Celebrity LIVE Event. Check out the details and join us for Celebrity LIVE!

  • Celebrity Live virtual competition is a brand new event and is not a replacement to a Celebrity Regional Event.
  • Registration and video submission are due by Friday, May 22.
  • Registration will automatically close when this event sells out.
  • CLICK HERE to register now.
  • You can return to your online account and upload your video files after registration.
  • All routines must be submitted by the studio owner or director to compete under your studio name.
  • Independent entries will be accepted only if you are not on a team with a dance studio.
  • Video submissions can be recordings from any other events, other competitions, any Celebrity Event, rehearsals in your studio, or even home recordings.
  • Submissions can be 2019 or 2020 routines.
  • This event will adhere to the 2020 Celebrity Rules, Policies and Guidelines including age breakdowns and dance categories.
  • All entries will be adjudicated by 3 Celebrity Judges and video critiques will be provided by 2 judges.
  • All routines must be appropriate for family viewing.
  • Competition schedules and times will be available 7 days prior to this event.

ENTRY FEES: Solos $30 per routine // Duo & Trios $35 per routine // Groups $7 per dancer. If you wish to use funds that are on your Celebrity Account from a postponed event, please contact the Celebrity Offices at 480.706.8888 to transfer monies.

CRITIQUES: Competition scores and routine critiques will be available in your online account 3 days after the event. By entering Celebrity Competitions, you accept that all decisions by judges are final.

AWARDS: All entries will be adjudicated by three judges. Platinum, high gold, gold, silver and bronze awards will be presented. Trophies and medals will be mailed to the studio address on your Celebrity Online Account. Other prizes and scholarships will be awarded based on outstanding talent.

ACROBATICS: Ballet routines may not have any gymnastic or acrobatic tricks. Jazz, Tap and Lyrical/Contemporary routines may have two acrobatic tricks. All other categories may have unlimited acrobatic tricks. A pass into an acro trick qualifies as one acro movement. Example: round off back handspring. Lifts, illusions and shoulder rolls are NOT considered acrobatic tricks. Acrobatic tricks are defined as a movement learned in an acrobatic class such as cartwheel, forward roll, etc. Routines with more than two acrobatic tricks will be placed in the Open category.

VIDEOS: All videos need to be uploaded by Friday, May 22. Please log in to your Celebrity Online Account to upload or complete this during the registration process.

TIES: All ties will be broken by technical score. If there is a tie by technical score, ties will be broken by routine score. If there should be a tie on routine score, the tie will be broken by decision of the judges.

DANCEDOWN: To help our Celebrity Dancers grow in the industry we invite all our participants to join us for The Celebrity DanceDown. This master class doubles as an audition so dancers can show our Celebrity Judges who they really are. Participants will learn a high energy routine via video. They will then upload a performance video for our judges to view. The Celebrity Judges will watch all videos looking for the brightest stars! From our entries we will select the top 3 mini, junior and senior winners. Dancers also have the opportunity to be awarded a variety of prizes and scholarships from our Celebrity Sponsors. The Celebrity LIVE DanceDown is only $12 for all age levels. Sign up and choreography will begin Wednesday, June 3. Check back here for more details.

The Celebrity DanceDown

To help our Celebrity Dancers grow in the industry we invite all our participants to join us for the Celebrity DanceDown. This master class doubles as an audition so dancers can show our Celebrity Judges who they really are. Participants will learn a high energy routine via video. They will then upload a performance video for our judges to view. The Celebrity Judges will watch all videos looking for the brightest stars! From our entries we will select the top 3 mini, junior and senior winners. Dancers also have the opportunity to be awarded a variety of prizes and scholarships from our Celebrity Sponsors. The Celebrity LIVE DanceDown is only $12 for all age levels. Sign up and choreography will begin on Wednesday, June 3 at 11am PT // 2pm ET. You must record your video, purchase your Celebrity DanceDown Pass and submit your YouTube link before 10pm PT on Thursday, June 4, 2020 // 1am ET on Friday, June 5, 2020. We will not be able to accept late entries. Do not check out until you have your YouTube link ready to submit. Awards will take place during Celebrity LIVE on Saturday, June 6, be sure to tune in!

Celebrity LIVE! Fashion Show

Welcome to the first every Celebrity & Company Virtual Fashion Show! Check out the latest trends and then CLICK HERE to shop!

Have you always wanted to walk, dance & strut in a Celebrity Fashion Show… now is your chance! Check out the details and send in your submission by May 27. Select videos will air during Celebrity LIVE on June 6. See you on the Pink Carpet!

  • Stabilize your camera. A stationary camera setup is best for this project and highly recommended. Handheld footage will be accepted, as long as the recording is fluid and smooth. Any footage that is jerky or unstable may be unusable.
  • Record in landscape mode (long rectangle, not tall rectangle) if it is being shot on a phone.
  • Shoot the video at a 1920 x 1080 resolution / high resolution.
  • You can dance, walk and strut in your video.
  • Record in a spot that has adequate lighting.
  • Do not gather to film and be sure to follow all current guidelines and rules for your area.
  • Send your final video via Google Drive or Dropbox to celebrity@dancecelebrity.com. Please put “Celebrity Fashion Show: {Insert full name}” in the subject line. Include the following information: first and last name, age, state and or country, and give consent for Celebrity Competitions to use your video now and indefinitely.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If the dancer is under the age of 19, the details and video will need to come from a parent.
  • Videos are due by Wednesday, May 27!
  • This is open to all dancers around the world with Celebrity Trends!

Celebrity Senior Send-Off

To all graduating seniors around the world, we wish you a bright future full of exciting adventures and fulfilled dreams! To the great times ahead! Cheers! Love, Celebrity Dance!

SENIORS: We want to send you off Celebrity Style! Submit an old dance photo and a new photo to celebrity@dancecelebrity.com on or before Thursday, May 28th to be included in our Celebrity Senior Send-Off that will air during Celebrity LIVE June 6. We have gathered some photos from Team Celebrity to inspire you, check them out! We will see you at Celebrity LIVE!

  • Send your photos to celebrity@dancecelebrity.com. Please put “Celebrity Senior Send-Off: {Insert full name}” in the subject line. Include the following information: first and last name, age, state and or country, and give consent for Celebrity Competitions to use your video now and indefinitely.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If the dancer is under the age of 19, the details and video will need to come from a parent.
  • Photos are due by Thursday, May 28!
  • This is open to all dancers around the world with Celebrity Trends!

Global Dance Project With Cat

It is important we stick together and stay connected! To help us do this as a dance family, we invited the entire worldwide dance community to learn choreography from Celebrity Faculty Member, Cat Cogliandro, and take part in a global dance project! This joyful project shows our dance family we are connected through our shared love for dance. Enjoy this special project!

Download or stream, and pre-order the album: CLICK HERE

Spoken Word From Marcus

Only when we are separated can we know the true value of what it means to be together. Please watch this special spoken word performance from Celebrity Faculty Member Marcus Jones and share it with the rest of your dance family!

Celebrity Activity Book

The Celebrity Dance Activity Book is now FREE to download! In these 20 pages of fun you will discover activities, puzzles and coloring pages designed to entertain every Celebrity. CLICK HERE to download, print and start enjoying now! Be sure to post your work and hashtag #DanceCelebrity so we can see! We love it too…check out our video below! Have fun Celebrity Style!

A Message From Drew

We are sending love to our entire Celebrity Family! Remember, ‘Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain’ -Maya Angelou

Online Class Streaming

Celebrity has worked with our partners at EDance to help you keep your studio running online! You can now have your teachers teach from anywhere using our online streaming system for your classes. The 2 part series below will guide you through the program and get your classes online. Of course we are here if you need assistance. Call the Celebrity Offices at 480.706.8888 with questions.

Part 1: Access Your Account
Part 2: Start Your Class

Celebrity LIVE!

A complimentary national competition for Celebrity Studios, broadcast right into your home! Each Celebrity Studio can register 1 routine to represent them on or before Tuesday, March 31. Upload a video from competition or that you took in the studio during rehearsals. We will select the top solos, duo/trios and group routines to go head to head in our live competition. Check out the details and join us for Celebrity LIVE!

Celebrity Crew

Celebrity Crew is an opportunity for chosen dancers to train with our judges, work alongside our staff and perform on board Nationals at Sea. We know that there are dancers out there wishing to partake in this program but that might not be able to attend a Celebrity Event this season. For the first time ever, dancers can audition for Celebrity Senior & Junior Crew by applying. CLICK HERE to download the application and get started. Check out the details and instructions below!

Policy & Terms

Please read over all policies and terms for Celebrity Events that take place online or in person.

POLICY & TERMS
By registering, attending, viewing or participating in a Celebrity Event or entering the venue, you acknowledge full responsibility and forever release and discharge Celebrity Competitions, Celebrity Dance Competitions, Celebrity Nationals at Sea, Celebrity Travel, Celebrity Conventions, Celebrity Dance Conventions, Celebrity Europe, its faculty, staff members, associates, and all venues, hotels and theatres from any and all contracts, claims, suits, actions, and liabilities arising from or relating to injuries, accidents or damages from participating in or viewing this event. If injury occurs, you understand that Celebrity Competitions, Celebrity Dance Competitions, Celebrity Nationals at Sea, Celebrity Travel, Celebrity Conventions, Celebrity Dance Conventions, Celebrity Europe, all venues, hotels and theatres and the staff of Celebrity Dance Competitions are NOT financially responsible and will NOT offer any reimbursement. By registering, attending, viewing or participating in a Celebrity Event or entering the venue, you release all liability and agree with all policies set by Celebrity Dance Competitions, Celebrity Dance Conventions and CREATE. By registering, attending, viewing or participating in a Celebrity Event, it is agreed that your own insurance policy will be the only source of any reimbursement in the event of injury or any other instance. You acknowledge Celebrity, Celebrity Competitions, Celebrity Dance Competitions, Celebrity Nationals at Sea, Celebrity Travel, Celebrity Conventions, Celebrity Dance Conventions, Celebrity Europe and its partners have the indefinite right to use any forms of media, including but not limited to photographs and video in any and all promotional related materials. By registering, attending, viewing or participating in a Celebrity Event, you acknowledge you have read and agree to abide by all rules and regulations set by Celebrity Competitions. If it is believed by Celebrity Competitions or a Celebrity Staff member that you are in violation of any policies set by Celebrity Competitions, you will be asked to vacate the premises and will leave without hesitation. All entries are final and nonrefundable. Celebrity may change its rules and policies at any time. All rules, policies and laws will be those of Arizona only and no other state laws will apply.

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