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2016 PBR Dance Competition Team( from left to right):

First Row – Small Fry Team – Makaehla Beckel, Gabriella Fisher, Lainey Yoder, Marissa Caccioti, Gabrielle Harlow.

Second Row – Junior Team – Lia Sankey, Jersey Hollabaugh, Aleah Layton, Caitlin Williams, Brooke Long, Madison Winters, Madalyn Ferry , Lily Humbertson, Mia Noel, Emma Musselman, Sarah Saylor, Alyssa Chestney, Morgan Edevane, Jaynie Estlow.

Third Row – Senior Team – Aspin Gomes, Allie Rabold, Sarah Hall, Sarah Musselman, Antasia Kimmel, Mickie Smith, Charley Hoffman, Emily Humbertson, Madison Noel, Emily Schultz, Jordyn Beam, Maddie Smith, Molly Pfahler, Emily Liebal, Greta Agee, Sidnie Yoder.

The 2016 PBR Competition Team attended Sheer Talent in Lancaster March 11-13. Great  job to all PBR students and staff.  Aspin Gomes received first place overall out of all solos, duets, trios. There were 5 Diamond  awards: 3 solos by Aspin Gomes, Sarah Hall, and  Emily Schultz;  a senior contemporary group called “Mad World”;  and the junior/senior production called “Pitch Perfect”.  There were 5 special awards: Aspin Gomes received the Sheer Powerhouse Award; a small fry dance “My Favorite Things” received the Sheer Well Rehearsed Award; “Drop It Low”, a junior hip hop, received  the Sheer Talent Costume Award; “Emergency” a senior jazz,  received the Sheer Sensation Award; and Mad World received  the Sheer Expression Award.  Mad World, choreographed by Natalie Aikens, also won a choreography award. There were also many scholarships to Sheer Talent summer intensives in Las Vegas;

The team also attended Dance Educators of America’s regional competition in Pittsburgh March 18-20. PBR student Brooke Long received the Potential Award for her solo routine. A Senior jazz routine called “Leave Your Hat On” was choreographed by Ashley Hand and it received the Think Outside The Box Award. Congratulations to PBR junior students. They received  first place and  Broadway Bound Award for a musical theater routine called “Step in Time” at DEA in Pittsburgh. Choreography was by Rachel Monahan, granddaughter of Miss Pauline, and costumes by Cynthia Ake Rabold.

The PBR Dance Competition Team is now headed to Disney World in June to participate in the Youth Performance Program. The team is under the direction of Mary Ellen Everhart, daughter of Miss Pauline. The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance has been owned by Pauline Rodgers since 1988. Miss Pauline also taught for Ruth Barnes School of Dance since 1960 and has now been teaching for 56 years. For more information about the dance school, please see http://www.pbrdance.com.

 

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2015 PBR Competition Team( from left to right):

First Row – Emma Monahan, Lia Sankey, Emma Musselman, Gracie Monahan, Brooke Long, Sidnie Yoder, Jersey Hollabaugh, Madison Litzinger, Caitlin Williams, Gabriella Fisher, Marissa Caccioti, Jaynie Estlow.

Second Row – Mia Noel, Lily Humbertson, Madison Winters, Allison Everhart, Madalyn Ferry, Sarah Hall, Antasia Kimmel, Molly Pfahler, Greta Agee, Emily Liebal, Aspin Gomes.

Third Row – Charley Hoffman, Maddie Smith, Madison Noel, Emily Humbertson, Audrey Simpson, Rachel Conrad, Anna Bidoli, Jordyn Beam, Emily Schultz, Mickie Smith, Sarah Musselman, Allie Rabold.

The 2015 team competed at Dance Educators of America in Pittsburgh. Anna Bidoli’s solo called “Latch” received a platinum award.  Also receiving platinum was the senior group jazz dance called “Bottom of the River” choreography by Natalie Aikens.

Sarah Musselman received a judges award called “Contagious Smile” image

 

A jazz trio called “Glam”  received a first place. Congrats to Brooke Long, Caitlin Williams, and Lily Humbertson.

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Senior PBR student Rachel Conrad won the “Power of Dance” Award for her outstanding attitude and dedication to PBR Dance.

 

The 2015 team also attended the Dance Masters of America Performing Arts Competition at Seven Springs April 1-4. The junior and senior production “Treasures” received a first place and a choreography award. Choreography was by Rachel Monahan, granddaughter of Miss Pauline,  and costumes by Cynthia Ake Rabold. The PBR Dance Competition Team is under the direction of Mary Ellen Everhart, daughter of Miss Pauline. The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance has been owned by Pauline Rodgers since 1988. Miss Pauline also taught for Ruth Barnes School of Dance since 1960 and has now been teaching for 55 years.

 

 

 

The 2014 PBR competition team attended the regional Dance Educators of America competition in Pittsburgh. The junior/senior production called “Spring Awakening” received a special award for innovative choreography: Choreography by Rachel Monahan and Costuming byThe Cynthia Ake Rabold. The junior jazz “Supermodel” received a platinum medal and a first place finish, choreography by Rachel Monahan. The small fry jazz “Alice in Wonderland” received a first place, choreography by Ashley Hand. Aspin Gomes received a platinum medal on her acro solo “El Tango”; Audrey Simpson won the Power of Dance Award; Anna Bidoli won a scholarship for the convention at Nationals, and was nominated for a musical theatre scholarship. Sidnie Yoder, Antasia Kimmel, and Mickie Smith will be competing in the title competition at Nationals. The PBR competition team will be attending the Dance Educators of America Nationals in Charleston, South Carolina June 30 – July 5. The PBR competition team is directed by Mary Ellen Everhart.

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Spring Awakening

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Aspin Gomes

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Anna Bidoli

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