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DC2 Dance Company Makes The Cut

The Dance Company of Dance Connection 2 was showcased on the Showstopper National Dance Competition’s Magazine spread!  Dance Connection 2 recently competed at this event and did very well with their solos, duo/tiros, groups, and lines!  This Chandler, Arizona based dance studio is home to many dancers and teachers that have been on So You Think you Can Dance, National Sports Dance Teams, Disney, National TV Shows, and even movies like Burlesque & Bring It On.

[quote]These dancers looked beautiful and we are so proud of them and their accomplishments -Tally[/quote]

The dance routine “Why” that was performed  by Mikella Markovic and Brooke Flores was phenomenal!  This outstanding choreography was created from the wonderful Kira DiMartino!  She is an industry leading choreographer as you can tell – it being a huge reason why we were awarded this great cover photo, but also such a humble individual that really gave our dancers an awesome opportunity.  Of course our very own Tally Nikolaus and Chelsea Foster helped mold these two into an award winning duo!

We at Dance Connection 2 want to send a huge thanks to the photographer, graphic designers, owners, and workers of the Showstopper Dance Competition for making these dancers look their best at just the right moment.  This awesome competition will recognize this photo in the first few pages of the National Dance Spirit Magazine, Dance Teacher Magazine, and Dance Studio Life Magazine next month.  We couldn’t be happier as a dance studio for this gracious gift from this one-of-a-kind dance competition!

Dance Connection - Showstoppers National Dance Competition

Showstoppers Is ‘THE COMPETITION’ To Compete At!

For 36 years, “Americas Most Popular Dance Event”, has been touring the nation producing professionally ran dance competitions.  Showstoppers is the name you cannot miss in the dance competition industry.  It seems that everyone has competed with them and continues to do so.  Dance Connection 2 loves the regional events they hold in Arizona.  Check out Showstoppers and you’ll be greeted with a quote: “Aim High, Live Life To The Fullest & Never Give up On Your Dancing Dreams”.  So many dance studios love this competition and show it by all of their awesome quotes.

Don’t Miss Their Convention Too!

They also have a super HOT weekend of dance to not miss!  Here are few things from their website they offer that are rare in the dance convention world.

  • Teachers and Studio Owners Get Free Hotel Rooms!
  • No Parent Observer Fees!
  • Professional Dance Floors!
  • Bonus Classes for FREE
  • Auditions
  • Seminar Classes & more

Showstopper’s convention offers a “spectrum of insights about technique, hard work and creativity.”

Dance Connection 2 cannot wait to open up one of the three magazines to see these beautiful dancers representing DC2, Arizona, and the Nation!  Thank You Showstopper!

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Who We Are!

Dance Connection 2 is a highly reputable dance studio serving the Arizona East Valley for over 25 years. The eighteen dance instructors have over 200 years of combined experience.

Every instructor has an impressive resume and experience both on stage and teaching their craft. This experience provides the best training for students entering our studio.

Come and visit us and discover why so many dancers choose DC2.



• May 18th & 19th // Recital Class Pictures

• May 28th // Memorial Day – Closed

• June 8th & 9th // Summer Recital Performance

• June 11th // Studio Sunsplash Day – Closed

• June 12th – 15th // Dynamite Express Dance Camp

• June 18th – July 8th // Summer Break – Closed

How To Find Us

From West Chandler

Take San Tan 202 East To Gilbert Rd. Go South on Gilbert Rd. (1/2 mile). Go West on Germann Rd. (3/4 mile) DC2 Will be on the RIGHT side (N. Side).

From East Gilbert

Take San Tan 202 West To Gilbert Rd. Go South on Gilbert Rd. (1/2 mile). Go West on Germann Rd. (3/4 mile) DC2 Will be on the RIGHT side (N. Side).

Dance Connection 2

• 2250 E. Germann Rd., Chandler, AZ 85286

• 480-558-2055