NATIONALS - Orlando, FL
July 6-12, 2024
SIGNIA HILTON ORLANDO BONNET CREEK
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Exclusive Room Rate of $165!
HARD DEADLINE IS JUNE 1st
Phone: (407) 597-3600
To make a reservation, click 'Book a Room' above or call
HOTEL NUMBER and mention ADE.
Surrounded by the Walt Disney World Resort, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is an adventurous destination offering a magical and memorable resort experience. Take in the Florida sunshine at our three-acre pool with a lazy river and waterslide, dine at over a dozen restaurant and lounge experiences, explore Walt Disney World Theme Parks with complimentary shuttle transportation, stay active in our 24-hour fitness center, play a round of championship golf, and relax at the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Spa
A National Dance Casting Call Like No Other!
We are proud to offer such a unique amazing opportunity for young new artists, to be seen by directors, choreographers, companies, and organizations in the dance industry.
Offering Talent Agencies Representation, College Scholarships, Job Opportunities in the Dance Industry & Much More!
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS FOR ADE ATTENDEES TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS IN ORLANDO!
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Your Nationals Grand Finale Includes:
Over $1,000,000 in scholarships!
Welcome Glow Party
NEW! ADE Industry Auditions. We are proud to offer such a unique amazing opportunity for young new artists, to be seen by directors, choreographers, companies, and organizations in the dance industry. Offering Talent Agencies Representation, College Scholarships, Job Opportunities in the Dance Industry, and much More!
Noble Prodigy All-Star Choreography Workshop & Auditions
Over 40 hours of exciting and challenging dance classes and workshops!
Dancer Of The Year Competition for the Prodigy Program.
ADE's Performance Company: DREAMERS
Studio of the Year Award & Runner Up: CASH & CREDIT AWARD!
Stage Workshop Intensive (Minis level & Juniors-Seniors Levels)
Opening & Closing Numbers (Invitational ONLY awarded in each regional city)
Emerging Choreographer Award
Thematic Closing Gala. The evening is jam-packed with performances featuring Stage Workshop, Prodigies, Top 1st Overall Competition Routines, High Scores Groups, Faculty Invitationals, Studio Of The Year Nominees, Dancer Of The Year Finalists, Emerging Choreographer Finalists, guest performances. Scholarships & Awards.
The Gala will kick off with the Red Carpet Event with a Cash bar & and snacks for Parents and teachers, and a "Dance Party" with DJ Omari!
Parents Classes & Improv Competition
NATIONALS CONVENTION TUITION 2024
Your weekend tuition includes over 15 dance classes per level, a Welcome Glow Party, a Pool Party, and Scholarship Opportunities
NEW THIS YEAR! The bigger stage in the Dance Convention Industry!
The New Stage Dimensions are: 52 feet wide by 32 feet deep of dance space.
In addition to that: theater wings with additional space and ramp access for large numbers and big props!
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NATIONALS COMPETITION RATES 2024
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COMPETITION INFO & LEVELS
ADE Competition is the ONLY Dance Competition that provides International Exchange Scholarships for the highest-scoring eligible routines at Nationals.
ADE is proud to provide a supportive and comfortable environment where dancers can showcase their talents, receive constructive critiques from ADE Faculty and Judges, and enhance their skills through the process. Each routine will receive audio and written critiques.
ADE offers two different levels for dancers to compete!
Intermediate Level Recommended for dancers with 1-3 years of dance training.
Competitive Level (Intermediate-Advanced).
Recommended for dancers with 3+ years of dance training
THE NATIONALS IMPROV COMPETITION
-Four age categories – Minis, Junior, Teen, Senior
-Dancers will get to choose their dance style, the music is randomly chosen for each dancer.
-Time Limit: 50 seconds
-Winner in each age category
-Winners receive a $100.00 credit for ADE conventions
ROUTINE GROUP SIZES
SOLO (1 dancer) 3 Min. Max.
DUET (2 dancers) 3 Min. Max.
TRIO (3 dancers) 3 Min. Max.
SMALL GROUP (4-9 dancers)
3 Min. Max.
LARGE GROUP (10-15 dancers)
3 Min. Max.
LINE (16-21 dancers) 4 Min. Max.
PRODUCTION (22 + dancers) 7 Min. Max.
MINIS (4-8.999 years old)
JUNIORS (9-12.999 years old)
TEENS (13-15.999 years old)
SENIORS (16-18.999 years old)
ADULT (19 years old and Up)
(The cut-off date age for 2024 competition dates is January 1st, 2024)
All registered participants are eligible for scholarships!
ADE awards over $1,000,000 in scholarships at NATIONALS!
The Exchange Programs
Qualifying dancers during the US National Event are given the opportunity to be hosted in another country and perform in accepting the country’s national dance festival! The countries involved are SPAIN, ARGENTINA, and ITALY!
Recipients and Studio Of The Year Finalists are awarded partial tuition to THE DANCE FEST,
NEW! The Industry Panel
Talent Agencies Representation, Casting Directors, College Scholarships & More!
Learn More HERE
ADE Convention Scholarship
Recipients are awarded free or partial tuition to any one of our Artistic Dance Exchange regional weekend workshops! This scholarship may be used in any one city on our 2024-2025 regional tours.
Outstanding Performer Award
Recipients are awarded a FREE Competition Solo for any of our regional events!
ADE Prodigy All-Star Scholarship
Recipients are awarded free tuition for each ADE regional weekend for an entire calendar year valued up to $5,000 for each winner.
Prodigies will also receive additional discounts for master classes, stage workshops,s and merchandise with our sponsors.
ADE Noble Prodigy & Dancer of The Year
Recipients are awarded free tuition to each ADE regional weekend for an entire calendar year valued at over $5,000 per dancer and assist our faculty on stage! In addition to FREE masterclasses, stage workshops, and a choreography piece at each regional event!
The winners of ADE Dancer of the Year will automatically become:
-ADE Noble Prodigy for the upcoming season
-Assist the ADE Faculty on stage
-Receive 2-night hotel stays in each tour city for the entire 2024-2025 regional season!
ADE will be awarding 6 ADE Dancer of the Year awards each summer, including females and males in each age division: Junior, Teen, and Senior.
Award value of over $10,000 per winning dancer.
BEST of ADE
High Score Competition Winners & Judges Choice Award
High Score Winners and Judges Choice Award will be invited to perform at the Gala and compete for a chance to win one of our International Exchange Programs, or a chance to be invited to The DanceFest Choreographer’s Festival!
Emerging Choreographer Award
At Nationals, the TOP 1 finalist choreographer will be invited to one of our 2024-2025 tour cities to TEACH and CHOREOGRAPH a routine on our Prodigy All-Stars.
Studio Of The Year Prize
A cash & Credit Prize for the Studio Of The Year Winner & Runner Up.
More Information Coming Soon!
In-Studio Workshop Award
$500 & $1,000 credit. Expires September 2025
*NOTE: All scholarships are non-transferable; you may not transfer your scholarship to another person, or extend it past the season it is intended. If you have misplaced your scholarship, please contact us as we have the official recipient list on file. Reminder: You must apply the code during registration to receive credit. Contact email@example.com to redeem and if you have any questions on this process. No refunds. No exceptions.