Hollywood Connection Dance National Finals
Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals in Las Vegas, NV attracts studios from all over the nation. Our nationals is unlike any other, including three days of classes with the entire Hollywood Connection Faculty, National Competition, many special opportunities and auditions, and our 15th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.
Starts: 06/25/2018
Ends: 06/30/2018
101 Montelago Boulevard
Henderson, Nevada
89011
US

Important Update(s):

FINAL SCHEDULES POSTED

ICON Choreography has been emailed to the registered studio contact.

Hotel is offering lunch and dinner buffet during the event.

Avoid the lines.  Take advantage of the PRE-OREDER LUNCH.  Just fill out the forms and bring them with you.

Teen Dance Company auditions will be held the evening of the 24th.   

Host Hotel and Convention Location

Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa
101 MonteLago Blvd.
Henderson, NV 89011
Rate:  SOLD OUT
Includes Daily Resort Fee
Hotel: 702-567-6000
Online Reservations: Click here
Cut off for hotel reserations is 5/27/18
Block may sell out prior to this date.

Hotel requires a one night non-refundable deposit when booking.  

Convention and Competition Fees Deadline
Discount Tuition: 5/15/18
Full Tuition Rate Applies: 5/16/18
Self Parking: Free

Westin Lake Las Vegas Hotel-Exterior
Westin Lake Las Vegas Hotel-Exterior

Overflow Hotels (Call For Best Rates)

Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa (1.7 miles from Westin)
1610 Lake Las Vegas Parkway,
Henderson, NV 89011 
Hotel: 1-702-567-4700

Website: Click here
This is a NON-CASINO hotel.

Fiesta Henderson (9.4 miles from Westin)
777 W E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89015
Hotel: 702-558-7000

Website: Click here
This is a casino hotel with arcade and movie theater.

Green Valley Resort (14.1 mi from Westin)
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy,
Henderson, NV 89052
Hotel: 702-617-7777

Website: Click here
This is a casino hotel with movie theater and adjacent to The District Shopping Center.

National Convention & Competition Information

Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals will be held in Las Vegas, NV.  Our nationals is unlike any other, including three days of classes with the entire Hollywood Connection Faculty, National Competition, many special opportunities and auditions, and our 15th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.

Teen Dance Company Auditions

The mission of Teen Dance Company is to support the in-studio training as well as enhance the student’s performance qualities, audition skills and team building.  In addition, our mission is to educate dancers on the business of dance and the dance industry as a whole. Auditions for The Teen Dance Company are for dancers that pre-qualified in one of our regional cities.  Audition will be on June 24th approximately 6pm at the Westin Lake Las Vegas hotel.  Dancers do NOT have to attend nationals to audition for Teen Dance Company. Please download the audition form and bring it with you to the audition, along with a 4 x 6 photo.

The Hollywood Dance Awards

Our Hollywood Dance Awards features a three course dinner, Academy Awards style presentation featuring the some of the best performances of the week, and a live band to dance the night away.  Dinner is included with all teacher and student convention fees.  Additional tickets for parents, friends and family may be purchases separately.  Tickets cannot be guaranteed at the door.

Icon Of The Year Competition

The Icon of the Year competition attracts dancers from around the country.  Dancers are chosen based on class participation, solo performance, sportsmanship, showmanship and interview.  This is more than just a dance competition.  It encompasses all that a dancer has to offer.  And all Icon’s learn and perform in a special opening number that is choreographed by our faculty.

All title winners and runner-ups will be eligible to compete for the Hollywood ICON of the Year. This competition is an invited ONLY event for ICON title and runner up winners. All participants must return the ICON size sheet (for costume), participate in rehearsals for the opening number beginning July 3rd, be enrolled in the convention, take all classes, perform an ICON solo and shoot an on camera interview. ICON fee is $120 (this includes costume, choreography and the solo entrance fee) Hotel, airfare and competition fees are not included. All invited participants must enter a solo in the ICON competition to be considered for ICON of THE YEAR. WHAT TO BRING: Your own skin-tone tights (footed and non footed) for girls, tan and black jazz shoes, black pants for boys.

Auditions, Professional Opportunities and Music Video Workshop

Lots of special opportunities at our National Finals including auditions for The Movement Talent Agency, The Los Angeles Laker Girls, Bonnie’s Story’s Music Video Workshop.  Dancers must prequalify in one of our regional cities to participate.

Parent Competition

It’s FUN!!!  It’s FREE!!!  And your studio can earn bragging rights!  We hope you will join us for this very special competition which will take place at the Wrap Party on June 30th.  It’s a great way to end the week and bond with other parents.

 

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