Anaheim, CA—Dancers from Tang Arts & Performance Studio won big at 2022 Showstopper Competition held at the Disney Land Hotel in Anaheim from February 18 to 21.
“Crescent Moon Side” Duet Performance Folkloric by Kari Fu and Kayla Fu was awarded Platinum 1st Place with overall top score in junior age group.
“Moonlit Reminiscence” Solo Performance Folkloric by Tingting Long won Platinum 1st Place with overall top score in teen and senior age group.
“Peach Blossom Fairy” Large Performance Folkloric received Platinum award with 4th overall score ranking. Dancers included Kayla Fu, Kari Fu, Harper Lyu, Emily Yang, Kayla Sheng, Victoria Wang, Jessie Xu, Catherine Xu, Kateiynn Xu, and Christine Bu.
“Fan” Solo Performance Folkloric by Wanting Su was awarded Platinum, “Don Quixote-Act 3” Solo Performance Ballet by Kari Fu Platinum 1st Place with highest score in junior age group, and “Cupid Variation” Solo Performance Ballet Gold.
“Our kids have worked very hard towards this competition,” said Lucy Xie, Arts Supervisor of Tangyi Arts & Performance Studio. “All of them improved themselves in terms of adversity response and artistic performance.”
According to Xie, all participating dances were originally created by Tangyi Arts & Performance, which impressed the judging panel and its chair Laura.
Founded in 1978, Showstopper is America‘s first, longest running and most prestigious dance competition.
It is learned such superstars as Beyonce Knowles, Britney Spears, Jaime Pressley, and Keri Russell all danced on the Showstopper stages.
Xie felt proud of the dancers of Tangyi Arts & Performance Studio who can compete on Showstopper stage, challenge themselves, and make their dreams come true.