ARTISTS EMERGE

THE SUMMIT OF DANCE COMPETITION & TRAINING IN CANADA

EDMONTON AB

March 16-22, 2020

Edmonton Expo Centre

VANCOUVER BC

Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2020

Anvil Centre / Hard Rock Casino

EDMONTON AB

March 16-22, 2020

Edmonton Expo Centre

VANCOUVER BC

Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2020

Anvil Centre / Hard Rock Casino

2020 ToUR

WE ARE CURRENTLY PLANNING THE 2020 season!

Founded in 2006, Artists Emerge is leading a new era of dance competition & convention through education, training, and healthy competition. We are committed to providing the greatest dancer experience by promoting community, respect, positivity, and above all having fun. We strive to be Canada’s largest platform where dancers will receive qualified and relevant critique from the world’s best adjudicators.

Supporting and Revealing Canadian Talent

Each city hosts a 3-4 day event that makes AE truly different and unique! There are 5 Headliners across the 2 Dance Competitions and we host 2 separate Finals with major Cash prizes and Scholarships.

Multi-Disciplinary Competition

3 of the Top Educators in the industry will be adjudicating all of your dancers. They’ll be separated ages, as well as recreational to accelerated levels to accommodate all your studios dance programs.

Dance Convention

Dancers will get the opportunity to work with our talented headliners in an energetic and inspiring setting.There will be a diverse set of classes, plus a bonus audition workshop, as well as a “Learnt It, Perform It” experience! For your faculty we have our Teachers Convention, they’ll receive new ideas and training techniques to get them inspired and ready for another great season of dance.

Street Dance Competition

The same original competition we have hosted since 2006 with 2 international Hip Hop & Urban Dance Headliners. Featuring the Final Showdown and the highly anticipated ALL-STARS Crew Battles and Professional Showcases!

Hip Hop Master Classes

A full day of 4 classes with the 2 Street Dance headliners. Classes are held in a more intimate environment at a local dance studio.

Watch moments from our past events

WE AIM TO ProvidE a meaningful experience to every level of dancer.

AE FEATURES

Train in Jazz, Lyrical, MUSICAL THEATRE & more!

Challenge yourself in a full day of classes taught by the judges in a variety of styles, from Hip Hop to Contemporary. 2 levels: Junior 12 & under + Teen 13+.

Urban street style masterclasses

Level up at AE’s Urban Street Styles masterclass series featuring 4 classes with the Street Dance headliners. For intermediate-advanced dancers.

Reignite Your Creativity!

Educating teachers is a core focus of ours in this immersive class experience designed to further develop skills.


 

Perform an Original Tech Piece at Finals!

Chosen multi-disciplinary dancers from the Tech Convention Teen Audition class will perform an original piece of choreography from one of our judges at the Multi-Discipline Finals.

AT ARTISTS EMERGE

EDUCATION + TRAINING ARE #1

As Canada’s first Competition & Convention, we are proud to offer relevant, working professionals and educators as part of our esteemed panel of adjudicators. Our Headliners offer insight and give great feedback to our dancers and their choreographers to take their dancing to the next level. We have classes for every age division and discipline, including classes specifically designed for teachers and choreographers. Prior to the Finals, we host a full day dance convention so the dancers get a chance to work with the faculty and incorporate what they learn into their performances.

Cities

Cash, Prizes & Scholarships

Dancers

2019 HEADLINERS

We only hire the industry’s most reputable and qualified professionals to adjudicate our events.

Our judging panel is comprised of two multi-disciplined adjudicators and two international street dance adjudicators to provide meaningful, specialized, and relevant feedback to each dance discipline. We host a Multi-Disciplined finals and a separate Street Dance finals as we believe they are two extremely different categories of dance, and we want to respect all dance disciplines.

KATE HARPOOTLIAN

MULTI-DISCIPLINE

AMANDA CLEGHORN

MULTI-DISCIPLINE

J. BLAZE

STREET DANCE

Ysabelle Capitulé

STREET DANCE

WALL OF FAME

Past Industry Pioneers & Celebrities who have Graced the Judging Panel at Artists Emerge over the past 12 years.

KEONE MADRID

MARIEL MADRID

JUN QUEMADO

SHAUN EVARISTO

MIKE SONG

LYLE BENIGA

CHRIS MARTIN

MEGAN LAWSON

LINK

RHAPSODY JAMES

JOJO DIGGS

CALEAF SELLERS

ANTHONY LEE

SUGA POP

SHOTYME

OFFICIAL SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Thanks to our amazing sponsors & vendors for supporting Artists Emerge!
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Get in touch.

Get In Touch

(800) 447-9070

Mailing Address

8225 8 ave sw
Edmonton, AB T6X 1L7

Email

info[at]artistsemerge.com

Tour Dates

Edmonton, AB
March 18-24, 2019

Vancouver, BC
April 1-7, 2019

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