Bella Blanding is only 7 years old and slay the stage like her older dance classmates. Check out her award winning performance to the Legendary Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary”, at the Star Style Competition that took place in March 2017.
African American Dancers
The Banks twins have been literally dancing since they were toddlers. They both have attended many dance conventions (KAR, The Beat and The Pulse on Tour) and have also competed in various dance competitions. Since this is the twins first year of high school, Erika has decided to take a break from competitive dance so that she will have more time to focus on school, but she still takes classes
Kayla Lavine is a 12 year old dancer who has won many dance competitions in the USA. We have posted her photos many times on our Instagram page. Here is her interview for Dancer of the Week January 24, 2017.
There have been articles about how it was challenging for black dance moms to hear from dance instructors who did not understand the hair texture of the black and brown dancers…whose dance class mates are predominantly white. Many people have their criticisms of dancers who wore their natural hair textures…most of them were negative.
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It has been a long time since we featured a Dancer of the Week. We asked our Instagram followers to submit their dance pictures for a chance to be posted along with an interview. Our first of 2017 is 11 year old Lanaya Danielle of Deane Dance Center. Check out her interview
Check out these halftime dance routines of the Fabulous Southern University Dancing Dolls, performing to Grammy Award winning artist, Ne-yo’s “Beautiful Monster from the years 2010 & 2016
The Diamond Dancers are a female dance team from Chicago. On their Youtube channel, they have series call “Studio Sessions” that features group and solo performances. Check out their latest session to Southern University Marching Band “Nobody Does It Better”
Bring It! star and entrepreneur Dianna Williams have built a Birmingham Dance Dolls factory in Alabama. The girls were featured on Season 3 and have shown the world that they are just as sassy as their DD sisters of Jackson, MS. Here they are in competition from November 2016. These Birmingham Dolls are nothing to mess with. Season 4 of Bring It! will premiere on January 13, 2017.
Watch Nia Sioux of the hit tv show “Dance Moms” perform this daring solo from the latest episode