WHAT IS THE DANCING GROUNDS SHOWDOWN?
A new citywide dance competition for the city of New Orleans: all ages, all styles, $1,000 cash prizes!
WHO CAN ENTER THE COMPETITION?
Individuals or groups ages 7 & up
Residents of Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parishes
WHEN IS THE SHOWDOWN HAPPENING?
MAY 23 - JULY 9
Contestants submit dance videos
20 semi-finalists announced on National Dance Day
JULY 28-AUGUST 17
Wild card slot online public voting
8 finalists and wild card winner announced
Live SHOWDOWN at the Civic Theatre
HOW CAN I THROW DOWN FOR THE SHOWDOWN?
The SHOWDOWN is a fundraising event for Dancing Grounds' community programs.
Become a corporate sponsor to give the gift of dance to New Orleans youth AND raise the visibility of your company!
SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES INCLUDE:
VIP tickets and reserved seats at the DG Showdown
Dance, fitness, and team-building activities for your employees
Prominent logo placement on all promotional and event materials
1st & 2nd Place prize naming rights
CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP DETAILS
EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-535-5791 with questions.
The 2018 Dancing Grounds Showdown is made possible with support from:
DG SHOWDOWN PLANNING COMMITTEE
Aminisha Ferdinand, Brittney Williams, Cara Romanik, Camille Roane, Eli Burrows, Heather Nolan, Jeanette Donnelly, Kristal Jones, Kurston Melton, Lisanne Brown, Nicole Hutchinson, Pam Blackmon
DANCE COMMUNITY ADVISORS
Chi, Hip Hop Artist
Derik and Mariangel Dolis, Liquid Rhythm Inc.
Gianni Reid, Belle Chasse Academy and Melangé Dance Company
Janae Neely, Dance Team
Janet & Jamani Andrews, New Orleans Dance Collective
Leslie Smith, Art in Motion
Monique Brogan, POSH Expressions
Kesha McKey, KM Dance Project
Kristy C Lewis, Chosen Vessels Dance and Performing Arts, Inc
Shannon Stewart, The Screaming Traps
Shanda Domango Brown, Sweet Mango
Paul Sampson, Dance 4 Lyfe LLC