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Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast

Impact Dance Adjudicators

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside the mind of a dance competition judge? What does it take to impress the people behind the table? Join your hosts Courtney Ortiz, owner of Impact Dance Adjudicators, and Lesley Mealor, veteran performer, dance teacher, and judge, on Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, as they dive into all things dance competition! Each week, listen as Courtney and Lesley discuss various hot topics with members of the IDA judges’ roster, from technique, to costumes, to the dreaded question - “Tights…or no tights?” Stay tuned for special Spotlight Interview episodes and Live Q&A's with your hosts!
Episodes
All About Headshots & Resumes!January 26, 2023
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Stealing Choreography - Unethical Practices in Our IndustryJanuary 19, 2023
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Battling Stage Fright as a PerformerJanuary 12, 2023
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Competition Trends - The Good, The Bad, The UglyJanuary 05, 2023
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The Title Division at Competition - Is It Worth It? December 29, 2022
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Offering Modern Dance in Studio TrainingDecember 22, 2022
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Studio Spotlight - In Motion Dance ProjectDecember 15, 2022
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The Evolution of Levels at CompetitionDecember 08, 2022
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The World of College Dance Teams - What You Need To Know!December 01, 2022
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Do Dancers Need Private Lessons To Succeed?November 24, 2022
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Stage & Costume Malfunctions - What To Do During Onstage MishapsNovember 17, 2022
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Spotlight Feature - Stacey TookeyNovember 10, 2022
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Why a Proper Warm Up is Crucial For All DancersNovember 03, 2022
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A Breakdown of Tap Dance StylesOctober 27, 2022
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A Look At Competitive Dance in Other CountriesOctober 20, 2022
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Making the Transition To A New Age Division At CompetitionOctober 13, 2022
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Studio Spotlight - Expressenz Dance CenterOctober 06, 2022
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Why Some Studios Don't CompeteSeptember 29, 2022
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Elevating Your Training To a Pre-Pro LevelSeptember 22, 2022
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Adding the Shock Value - A Discussion on Triggering and Sensitive ThemesSeptember 15, 2022
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Hair & Makeup For the Competition StageSeptember 08, 2022
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Spotlight Feature - Rhee GoldSeptember 01, 2022
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Welcome to Season 4!September 01, 2022
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Q&A Live at Diva Dance Competition Nationals - Summer Bonus Episode!August 18, 2022
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Q&A Live at Spirit of Dance Awards Nationals - Summer Bonus Episode! July 30, 2022
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