Kids: Melissa’s first dance competition


We’re very proud of Melissa (6) who completed her first dance competition at the Dance Domain studio, in Montague Gardens, on Saturday night. Even though she danced at the same time as other students older than her and in a higher level, she was graded according to her level and age-group.

Melissa performed the following Latin/Ballroom dances (Bronze Level 1) with her instructor, Andre:

  • Jazz
  • Tango
  • Box Rumba
  • Foxtrot
  • Boogie
  • Cha-Cha
  • Loop-Dans (Walk-dance)

Since there were a lot of students the results could take up to 3 weeks before we get them. But in the meantime, why don’t you take a look at how she danced by using the video link below.

[Update – 7 September 2008: Results]

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10 Responses to “Kids: Melissa’s first dance competition”

  1. Deems, she’s adorable and dancing great! How long has she been dancing? All my love to the whole family, Jessica.

  2. Thanks 🙂 She has a half-hour dance class once a week (started in January this year).

  3. we’re sorry this vid is no longer available – aaaarrrggg

  4. Just keep trying – it’s a load issue not that it’s no longer available. Otherwise try ClipNabber or one of the others to download it directly instead of streaming it.

  5. seangreathead Says:

    V cool – it remineds me how much fun dancing is!

  6. Hi Deems – how cool! As a dad of 3 young-uns myself, I can imagine how proud you were of her. And what a good dancer! 🙂 Well done, Melissa.

  7. Thanks Derek! You’re brave tackling three! 🙂

  8. […] Melissa’s dance competition results Melissa did outstandingly in her first dance competition – results are as […]

  9. Unbelievable!!! And what a shocker to see how big she’s gotten!! Makes me feel OLD! Send my love to Dina!

  10. […] steps when we gave up our contract so that Melissa could go and dance instead. Check out her previous match-dance if you’ve not seen it already which took place last year (and here were her […]

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