Footnotes Dance Studio's senior hip-hop team, Fusion, will be competing at Dance Worlds April 25-30th in Orlando Florida. Fusion seniors received the bid for Worlds, February, 24th at USA Nationals in Anaheim. Fusion will be the only team traveling from the central valley to Worlds. Fusion Jr. Prep and Juniors hip-hop placed first at USA Nationals as well. Senior divisions are the only age divisions to receive World bids. All hip-hop teams are coached by Simon Anowia, a Ceres native. Anowia is a professional choreographer and has been teaching for Footnotes since 2004. Footnotes is currently seeking sponsors for the team to help with the cost of travel. If you would like to help, please contact Lindsey Curry 209-538-1032.
There are six Fusion dance teams at Footnotes. All teams will be traveling to Las Vegas to compete at JAMZ Nationals Friday, March 28th. Fusion dance teams will compete in: hip-hop, pom, jazz and lyrical ranging in ages 5 to 19yrs. Auditions for the Fusion 2008-09 teams will be held April 12th. Visit www.footnotesdancestudio.com for more information.
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