Local Dancers Perform Well In Competition
Connelly Dance Centers for the Performing Arts has recently merged with Jennifer’s Twinkle Toes. In their first competition since the merger, the dancers performed well at “Access Broadway”, a regional dance competition held on April 14 to 16. In the age 13 to 16 category, Katie Battistoni, Julie Breviario, Tori Lowes, Brittany Lynch, Lizzy Miller, Nicole Scudiero and Melissa Viscera, coached by Jennifer Smartwood, earned Gold and/or Hugh Silver Awards for their group jazz numbers and lyrical solos. Martha Bennett and Alexis Dizon, both age 5, also earned Gold Awards for their song and dance duet in the 12 and under category.