Members of the Platinum Company at Ann Carroll School of Dance have been invited to perform in the halftime show finale at the Orange Bowl on December 30, 2017.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (December 29, 2017)—Ann Carroll School of Dance announces that members of the Platinum Company are currently in Florida preparing to represent Franklin, Tennessee at the Orange Bowl Dance held at the Sun Life Stadium during the halftime finale with singer Andy Grammar.
Yesterday the dancers had the opportunity to participate in the full dance convention with training from an amazing team including head choreographer Cris Judd, as well as Gigi Torres, Dmac Sandoz and Helene Phillips!
The event is operated by WorldStrides, which is the nation’s largest and most trusted educational student travel organization. During this safe and educational experience Ann Carroll School of Dance Platinum Dancers will also earn high school credit. Laura Carroll, studio owner and dance teacher, said, “I am excited for the students to have a dance experience that is not about competition. The dancers will come together with other students from across the country with the common goal of putting on an amazing show! This will be an exhilarating opportunity to perform in front of a huge crowd and be a part of big event.”
“These dancers are extremely hard-working. They are at the studio 4 to 5 days a week for class and to learn choreography. They are very deserving of this opportunity. I am so excited to see them shine as a part of this big event,” said Carroll.
Members of the ACSD Platinum Company have travelled to Florida to train under the Orange Bowl coaches and choreographers to learn and perfect their dance. Performing on the field in front of a large live audience with television coverage is an opportunity of a lifetime that is sure to kick off the professional careers of these talented hometown girls.
“I am excited for the opportunity to be trained by Cris Judd. And to dance with other dancers from across the country in a non-competitive way with the halftime headliner,” said Caiden Fioravanti a Junior from Franklin Classical School who dances on the Platinum Company.
There a many opportunities to watch the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl including live on ESPN at 7 p.m. Central Standard Time and live streaming from ESPN, Orange Bowl Live Stream, and Orange Bowl YouTube.
About Ann Carroll School of Dance: The studio was founded by Ann Carroll in 1970 and has been a fixture in the Franklin community. Laura Carroll became the owner of ACSD in 2012 and has the same dedication to excellence that Ms. Ann built her studio on 47 years ago. Ann Carroll School of Dance’s mission is to educate and inspire young dancers by providing a well-rounded dance experience in a loving environment. The studio has won many Sizzle and Parent Magazine Awards for Best Dance School in Franklin. Ann Carroll School of Dance is a proud member of I.D.E.A, an organization that holds its members to higher standards in dance education.
About Platinum Company: The Platinum Company is the pre-professional track for dancers at Ann Carroll School of Dance. Members of the Platinum Company participate in dance conventions and competitions, perform at community events and have the opportunity to travel to L.A, New York, Toronto and Chicago to enhance their dance training. A high level of dedication and commitment is required of Platinum members as many of them aspire to continue their dance education in college and go on to professional dance careers. Platinum members train in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop. To watch some of the Platinum Company members in action watch One Shot and All Cried Out posted by Turn it up Dance Challenge.