Success continued over the weekend for A Step Above Company dancers at the Applause Talent Competition. Hosted by the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, the ASA Company team exhibited poise, excellence, and above all, stamina during this exciting weekend of competitive dance.


Shaelin Dunn “Wings” solo- Platinum and 8th overall

Zoe Wegerich “Who You Are” solo- Double Platinum and 6th overall

Isabella Villalon “Photograph” solo- Double Platinum and 1st overall

Alexis Schueller “Fight Song” solo- Double Platinum, 1st overall, and “Terrific Technique” Judge’s Choice Award

Mackenzie Matysik “Stitches” solo- Platinum

Alexi Corsini “Fighter” solo- Platinum and 5th overall

Ella Miller “Secrets” solo- Double Platinum and 1st overall

Piper Clark “Wherever He Ain’t” solo- Platinum and 8th overall

Mackenzie O’Dwyer “Dream” solo- Platinum

Lilliana Andujar “9 Crimes” solo- Platinum

Chloe McCoy “Waiting Game” solo- Platinum

“Masterpiece”- High Gold

“Saved By the Bell”- High Gold

“Backstreet Boys”- High Gold

“Suitcase”- Platinum and 4th Overall

Ella Miller and Alexi Corsini “Glam” Duet- Platinum and 2nd Overall

Mia Spanier “Material Girl” solo- Platinum, 3rd overall, and Petite Miss Applause Winner

Mia Spanier and Emma Markstrom “Cheerleader” duet- Platinum and 2nd overall

“Little Red Wagon”- Platinum and 1st overall

“Who’s Laughing”- Platinum

“Teen Beach”- Platinum and 8th overall

“Bringing Back Biebs”- Platinum

“Tears Of An Angel” – Double Platinum, 1st Overall, and “Spirit & Passion” Judge’s Choice Award

“Not Goodbye”- Platinum and 2nd overall

A Step Above Dance Academy Company Dancers in Batavia