Event Information

DanceSport Stage

Dates

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 (if needed)
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017

Other Info

Award Ceremony following competition on Saturday AND Sunday.

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information



Location

Skyview High School
1775 High Sierra Blvd
Billings, MT 59105


Headquarter Hotel

Bighorn Resort
Phone 1-877-995-8999
ask for BSSG Rate

Entry Fees

Solo: $30/routine
Duo/Trio: $25/dancer
Group:
(Minimum 4 dancers, no maximum)
$20/dancer
Production:
(Minimum 15 dancers)
$20/dancer
Adaptive:
$10/dancer
 Online Entry Deadline: April 3, 2017
$50 late fee will be assessed for entries postmarked from April 4 to April 7. No entry forms will be accepted after April 7, 2017.

Event Photos

Click the button below to view photos for the DanceSport Stage event. Please note: The official photos from 2015 are available for sale on the Montana Stars website.

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Skyview High School
1775 High Sierra Blvd
Billings, MT 59105

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Online Entry Deadline: Apr 03, 2017

Big Sky Games is proud to welcome our amazing DanceSport Stage judges to Billings, Montana for this year's competition.

Judges' Bios

Alison Woodward

Alison Woodward grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and started dancing in creative movement classes at the age of 2. Moving into company at age 5 she studied ballet, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop, but tap continued to be a passion and resulted in multiple solo routines throughout her competition career. Traveling and competing throughout Phoenix, Las Vegas, and areas of California allowed her to take classes with amazing choreographers such as Joe Tremaine, Doug Caldwell, and Michael Rooney.

In college, while studying to be a Science Educator, Alison continued to take dance classes on the side. Working with such wonderful instructors as Michael Williams and Melissa Lowe at the University of Arizona. A few weeks in to Michael Williams tap class and Alison was soon called out to be an assistant and by the end of her college career she was helping teach the tap classes, conducting private lessons, and assisting Michael Williams during the Jazz in AZ convention classes.

Alison has always had a knack for teaching and since the age of 11 she has assisted, led warm-ups, and taught dance classes. This continued with numerous studios in the Tucson, Arizona area and eventually expanded to working competition choreography. Life changing events took Alison, and her husband, to Jacksonville, Alabama. She found work at a competitive studio in Rainbow City, but started her own competitive team, Calhoun Academy of Dance, in 2013. This past October Alison officially took over as studio Director. Calhoun Academy of Dance offers jazz, tap, lyrical, ballet, tumbling, baton, and clogging. Her competitive team competes throughout Alabama.


Kerry Storm

Kerry Storm was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She started her dance training at the early age of 3 years old at Susan Carroll Dance Studio in Omaha. She danced at the neighborhood studio for 26 years. Throughout her time at the studio, she became a student assistant for many days during the week and began to take on teaching a couple classes, which is where she gained extensive knowledge not only in dance but also choreography. Kerry attended high school at Omaha Central, where she was involved in many activities including the dance team for one year, along with working at Susan Carroll’s Dance Studio. She attended college at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and earned a Bachelor’s degree in general studies with a concentration in Healthcare Administration.

Today, She works as a preschool teacher at St. Thomas More Catholic Elementary for her 10th year and is also a proud owner of her own dance Studio Business called Storm Dance, located in Omaha, Nebraska for 2 years now offering classes of Tap, Jazz, Ballet, and Pointe for ages 3 to adult.


Maggie Baumann

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Maggie Baumann began her formal dance training at the Beth Gaynes Dance Studio at the age of three and continued her training at the local studio for fifteen years. Throughout Baumann’s dancing career she not only had the opportunity to work on her own technique, but she was instrumental in choreography, instruction, and sharing the joy of dance with young dancers. Baumann is a graduate from Kansas State University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminology. While attending Kansas State University she was an active member of the KSU Tap Dance Ensemble and the K-State Cheerleading Squad. In addition to her cheer and dance background, she choreographs for the Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Competition. After graduating from Kansas State University, Baumann attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, along with her Registered Nurses’ license.

Currently, Baumann works at Nebraska Medicine as a registered nurse and clinical education coordinator. Baumann is currently enrolled in the Masters of Science program at Clarkson College and plans to graduate with this coming May.