National Showstoppers Dance Finals – Day 2 Savannah

Day 2 is in the books for Savannah at the Showstoppers West Coast National Finals Dance competition. She only had one dance today and will spend the rest of the day at workshops. Her dance today was in the Junior Large Group Recreational class. The dance was in the Lyrical/Modern category. Savannah’s team performed “Masquerade” […]

National Showstoppers Dance Finals – Day 1 Suzanne

Suzanne completed her first day of dance competition late last night. Her one dance for the day was in the Senior Small Group Competitive in the Folkloric category. Yes, she was in the competitive class and not the recreational. I think this was because this group of dancers originally were in the teachers class due […]

National Showstoppers Dance Finals – Day 1 Savannah

Savannah has completed her dance competitions for the day at the National Showstoppers West Coast Dance Finals. She had two routines today. I was able to watch them via the live webcast. Savannah’s two dances today were in the Mini Small Group Recreational competition. The first one was the Mini Small Group Recreational Character category […]

Ping Pong

Suzanne and Savannah left for the Showstoppers dance finals today, so it was just Sean and I. We had been looking forward to a bit of father / son time especially some extended gaming sessions on the Xbox 360. Unfortunately, the replacement unit hasnt arrived yet, so we are out of luck. We must have […]

Showstoppers National Finals Webcast

Tomorrow, Suzanne and Savannah head off to Anaheim, CA for the Showstopper West Coast National Finals. They earne the right to compete there by their performances in the regional competition in Phoenix, AZ last spring. This means Sean and I get some guy time alone. Now we just need to figure out what we are […]

Showstoppers National Finals Approaching

Next week, Suzanne and Savannah head off to Anaheim, CA for the Showstoppers Dance Competition National Finals. You may remember that they qualified for the National Finals last Spring based on their results in the regional competition in Phoenix. Unlike the competition in Phoenix, Sean and I will not be going to this competition. Instead, […]

Uneventful Trip

Well, I am back from my short little business trip. It was pretty uneventful which is good for these things. The hard part is getting there and back as each way takes one day. Its hard to argue with a trip that includes the wonderful gulf coast beaches of Ft Walton Beach. As usual, I […]

Showstopper Pictures

I have uploaded some pictures from this past weekends Showstopper Regional Dance Competition in Phoenix, AZ. Some of the other families there are supposed to have taken some actual dance competition photos – unlike us. I hope to get a hold of some of those at a later date and add them to the album. […]

Winners at ShowStopper

Wow, what a LOOOONNGGGGG weekend at ShowStopper. Left around noon on Friday and returned on Sunday evening. Most the time between was spent in an auditorium watching a bunch of dancers compete. Aaagghhhhh! It was fun when Suzanne or Savannah were actually competing, but that was about 12 mins over the whole course of the […]

Showstoppers Weekend

This weekend is the Showstopper Dance Competition for Suzanne and Savannah’s dance studio. Savannah is taking a bunch of classes (4 or 5?) this year and Suzanne is also taking a bunch. Savannah will competing with several of her classes in the team competition and will also be competing with a solo song and dance […]