Competition Team/HDF

Competition Team

Select FDA students began competing in 2014 and attend two competitions a year. In 2017, the competition team was expanded into three levels: Minis, Juniors, and Seniors. In 2018, dancers will compete at New York City Dance Alliance and JUMP.

Awards To Date

2016-2017

  • Tremaine:
    • Second Place, Teen Ballet Solo
  • JUMP
    • Gold, Mini Jazz Group
    • Gold, Junior Musical Theater Jazz Group
    • Gold, Teen Ballet Solo
    • Gold, Teen Contemporary Solo
    • Gold, Teen Contemporary Trio

2015-2016

  • Tremaine:
    • Second Place, Teen Ballet Duet
    • Second Place, Teen Open Trio
    • Third Place, Teen Contemporary Duet
  • JUMP:
    • Gold, Junior Ballet Duet
    • High Silver, Junior Open Trio
    • High Silver, Teen Contemporary Duet

2014-2015

  • Tremaine:
    • First Place, Junior Ballet Duet
    • Second Place, Teen Open Solo
  • JUMP:
    • High Silver, Junior Ballet Duet
    • High Silver, Teen Open Solo
FDA Competition Team

Humboldt Dance Force

Humboldt Dance Force is a performing troupe composed of the Ferndale Dance Academy's most dedicated students. HDF was created to enable greater community outreach and to provide our young dancers with more opportunities to learn and grow as performers.  HDF members take multiple classes each week in a variety of styles including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Tap and attend annual dance conventions.

Members of HDF Performing at Free the Beasts - Arcata, 2016 (photos by Shoshanna)

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Members of Humboldt Dance Force performing at the Redwood Memorial Benefit in 2014 & 2015

Members of Humboldt Dance Force performing at the Redwood Memorial Benefit in 2014 Members of Humboldt Dance Force performing at the Redwood Memorial Benefit in 2015