Overall Solo, Duet & Trio
Pittsburgh Ballet House
Overall Group, Large Group & Production
Alaina Scabora, Christina Peyton, Erica Perri,
Maddie Pietrusinski, Sarah Hunt
Abby Lee Dance Company
What to Expect
The Sheer Elite Competition and Convention is not to be missed. Make new life-long friends with memorable experiences and incredible opportunities offered in a truly professional setting.
Time and Place
The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square; located with easy access to Ohio and West Virginia; is our Northern Appalachian destination. Make this your February fun weekend staying at this Premier Steel City hotel with superb riverfront location and panoramic city views.
From the moment you arrive you will feel welcome at our classy, on-time and encouraging competition setting with adjudicated medals and high score awards given out at each award ceremony. The special awards are always an highlight recognizing chosen extraordinary dancers. The two overall awards will culminate the evening. Who are the best dancers of the weekend?
In each workshop class: ballet, contemporary, hip hop and tap; our diverse top industry faculty will bring their own passion with a focus on education so each dancer is able to reach his or her full potential and growth in every class.
Scholarship Awards Ceremony
All family and friends are invited for our Closing Scholarship Sunday Awards Ceremony; where over $15,000 will be given out in awards and scholarships redeemable for nationals, ballet intensives and 2020 tour cities. Recipients include all high score division winners, specially recognized choreographers, faculty select dancers from each convention class, chosen talented ballet dancers and the prestigious Vickie Sheer Award recipients.
We want you to leave the event taking with you an unforgettable celebration of dance to your studio; with encouragement provided to all dancers striving to excel at their craft for their future.
Niels van den Heuvel February 2018
2019 National Title Competition and Crown Court
Become the Creme de la Creme of Sheer Elite International and enter your highest titanium or diamond scoring Pittsburgh competition solo into our 2019 National Title Competition. Extend your creativity in a truly international setting engage in a four day professional real life experience with top notch industry choreographers, The Title Opening Number will be showcased at the National Awards Banquet, where Mr. Sheer and Ms Sheer winners will be crowned and awarded as the 2019 Crown Court, representing Sheer Elite International at the 2020 Tour.
2018 Crown Court
Ms Small Wonders Fatima Boden
Mr Small Wonders Alex Gomez
Ms. Junior Carola Munoz
Mr. Junior Raul Noyola
Ms. Pre-Teen Sara Holguin
Mr. Pre-Teen Oscar Villareal
Ms. Teen Michelle Fricker
Mr. Teen Christian Sanchez
Mr. Senior Alyssa Brittan
Mr. Senior Horacio Sanchez
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
300 W Station Square Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Room rates: $99.00
Hotel Reservation Deadline: January 25, 2019
Group Code: TBA
*Room rates are not guaranteed if booked after deadline.
Book early for best rate! Availability is limited.
Registration and Payment is due 30 days before the event.