As a teacher, studio owner, and a judge attending countless competitions, I felt like there was something missing. I knew there had to be a way for teachers, dancers, and their families to get more out of the overall competition experience. When you are a teacher you want only the best for your students. You want them to have learning opportunities and you are always striving to teach them to be the best they can be in and out of the classroom. This includes supporting each other regardless of the studio you attend or the award that you win. I wanted Fury Dance Competition to set a standard for excellence in the competition world where at the end of the day you felt good about what you had learned, what you had done, and who you had helped. It’s a competition where no matter what trophy you receive you can walk away knowing that there was so much more that you gained from the opportunity. The purpose in performing is not only to build confidence, but to also learn from every chance you get to take the stage. Fury has qualified judges and video critiques for every routine and is committed to limiting entries and running on time. With an easy to understand online registration system, teachers will appreciate the simplicity of getting registered in a timely fashion.
There are many choices out there as far as competitions go. I personally am always looking for my students to not only get the chance to compete, but also to learn valuable lessons like determination, dedication, compassion, and knowing what it means to not only commit to a team but to your dream. It is my hope that after attending Fury Dance Competition you too will see the difference and the extra effort we make not only to your students but to the teachers as well.
Welcome to Fury Dance Competition… Where your spark lights up our stage!
Featured Judge – Caleb Brauner
Caleb started dancing at 4 years old and then transitioned to dancing competitively at 6 years old and went on to win numerous overalls and titles. During that time Caleb was invited to have a chance to be a part of the United States World Dance and Hip Hop team to represent the United States at the Dance Olympics held in Germany. After Caleb’s senior year of dancing he knew that he had to pursue it as a career. Caleb started training professionally at the Kansas City Ballet and then started instructing there as well. Originally from just outside of Kansas City, MO Caleb now lives in Los Angeles, CA. Caleb is one of the most popular and sought after young choreographers in the industry teaching at the world renowned Millennium Dance Complex OC and travels to teach and set pieces at various studios and companies all over the Region. Caleb has danced with pop artists such as Cody Simpson, however, most of you may know Caleb season 10 and season 11 of Fox’s hit TV series “So You Think You Can Dance” where he was a featured dancer. His season 11, Chicago audition trended worldwide on HULU, and was featured in Dance Spirit Magazine as one of the best auditions, and he is not stopping there. Caleb is a very well rounded dancer, choreographer, and visionary and loves to put all of his various training in his work. You will not just dance in his class, you will discover new ways to move, learn to make your connection and emotion true and real, find your confidence, fuel your passion, push boundaries in your body and mind, discover something in yourself that you never knew you had, and most importantly be an artist. Be prepared to be pushed, grow, and be inspired.
Featured Judge – Hannah Steadman
Hannah has had a successful career as a professional dancer and choreographer based out of Los Angeles. As a choreographer and dancer she has worked with numerous award-winning musical artists including, GLORIA ESTEFAN, ALICIA KEYS, DADDY YANKEE, JLO, DESTINY’S CHILD, PIT BULL, USHER, DONNIE OSMOND AND BRIAN MCKNIGHT just to name a few. As a choreographer she has added the technique of ballet with the style of contemporary into the entertainment industry in Los Angeles.
She produced a fashion show and look book for Will.i.am of the BLACK EYED PEAS at Magic in Vegas as well as performed on several television shows including THE TODAY SHOW, LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY, THE VIBE AWARDS, THE LATIN MUSIC AWARDS, and THE BILLBOARD AWARDS. As a teacher, Hannah’s students have earned jobs performing with many of music’s hottest artists including, P.DIDDY, JLO, BEYONCE, PITBULL, MARK ANTHONY, N.E.R.D, ASHLEY SIMPSON, SHAKIRA and Nicki Manaj and performed in shows like GLEE, AMERICAN IDOL, THE VOICE, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT and CIRQUE DU SOLEIL as well as, won numerous group and individual awards at national dance competitions all over the country. Through dancing and choreography, Hannah has traveled to Africa, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and South America.