Maximum Velocity Artist
The Maximum Velocity Artist (MVA) is the highest award of the weekend. This achievement encompasses a Year-Long Tour Scholarship to Velocity Dance Conventions, a Season Finale Scholarship, and a chance to compete to become National Maximum Velocity Artist of the Year. One male and female in each of the following age groups will receive this award: Mini, Junior, Teen, and Senior. Dancers attending Velocity’s 2014 Season Finale will have the opportunity to work and perform with Velocity’s faculty at the Season Finale Gala. • Our Senior recipient will have the opportunity to audition for Go2Talent Agency at our Season Finale. • Teen and Senior recipients will receive a series of classes from EDGE Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Katrina Dance Wear will be providing a $50.00 product gift certificate to each female MVA at all 14 regional velocities. Katrina Dance Wear is also graciously supplying wardrobe for Velocity’s MVA Gala Performance at the 2014 Season Finale.
Velocity Dance Convention is providing a $50.00 merchandise gift card to each male MVA at all 14 regional Velocities.
Runners-Up to the Maximum Velocity Artist will receive a Regional Velocity Scholarship, ½ off workshop tuitions for 2014 Season Finale, and the opportunity to compete for the National Maximum Velocity Artist. Individuals in each of the following age groups will receive this award: Mini, Junior, Teen, and Senior. Dancers attending Velocity’s 2014 Season Finale will have the opportunity to work and perform with Velocity’s faculty at the Season Finale Gala. Our Senior recipients will have the opportunity to audition for Go 2 Talent Agency at the Season Finale.
Go 2 Talent Agency (GTA) is a boutique agency in Los Angeles, representing the Go-To talent to put any project into action. Their focus is on Dancers and Choreographers encompassing all genres of movement and in all fields of the entertainment industry, including TV & Film, Commercial, Print, Music Videos &Tours, Theatre, Industrials, & Teaching. The GTA Achievement Award will be presented at the end of the weekend to one dancer from each city that is 18+ years of age. This scholarship will be a unanimous decision with the faculty at the end of the weekend. Criteria includes: versatility, technique, style, and look. Awarded to the following age groups: Seniors. A representative(s) from GTA will attend the Season Finale in Las Vegas, NV in the summer of 2014 and hold an audition for attendees of 18+ for representation from GTA. Those participants that are eligible to attend the GTA audition are those dancers that have been awarded the following in regional volocities: Maximum Velocity Artists, MVA Runner-Ups, and the GTA Achievement Award.
EDGE Performing Arts Center Scholarship
One recipient in Teen and Senior levels will receive a series of classes, tuition free at LA’s professional studio EDGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.
American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses located in New York City and Los Angeles, specializes in theatrical, commercial and concert dance training. AMDA s giving out TWO 5,000 Dance Recognition Scholarships to high school juniors or seniors competing at the Scholarship Auditions at select Velocity Regionals throughout the spring. These are renewable each academic year, amounting to $10,000 towards the 4-semester Conservatory or $20,000 towards the 8-semester Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance Theatre.
Idyllwild Arts Academy will be offering two $5,000.00 scholarships in tuition at each regional velocities. Awarded to the following age division: Teen.
Idyllwild is also graciously offering $1,250.00 scholarships in tuition to their Summer Program. Awarded to the following age divisions: 1 Teen and 1 Senior.
Tap University is a traveling tap workshop directed by Mark Goodman. Faculty includes: Mark Goodman, Ayodele Casel, Jason Janas, Max Pollack, Jumaane Taylor, Sarah Savelli, Olivia Rosenkrantz, Danny Wallace, Mike Wittmers, and Laurie Johnson. This Scholarship allows the recipient to attend one of the three cities with free tuition: Omaha, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Awarded to the following age groups: Minis, Juniors, Teens, and Seniors.
This scholarship allows the recipient to attend as many Velocity regional workshops, tuition free up to one year from the time awarded as he/she wishes. Awarded to the following age groups: Minis, Juniors, Teens, and Seniors.
This Scholarship allows the recipient to attend one Velocity regional workshop, tuition free within one year from the time awarded. Awarded to the following age groups. Minis, Juniors, Teens, and Seniors.
Season Finale Scholarship
This scholarship allows the recipient to attend Velocity Dance Convention’s 2014 Season Finale with free workshop tuition. Awarded to the following age groups: Minis, Juniors, Teens, and Seniors.
Capezio will be providing a $500.00 Capezio Awards of Excellence (product scholarship) to be awarded to the top scoring small group in all 14 regional Velocities. Capezio is also graciously providing a $250.00 Enter To Win for Capezio products at all 14 regional Velocities and at the Season Finale.