WELCOME TO THE

COMPETITION

Proudly Canadian, Artists Emerge  has been thrilling dancers in Western Canada since 2006. Artists Emerge is changing the way people look at dance competitions and paving the way by bringing together the urban street dance community and the traditional multi-discipline dance competition in a way that supports and respects each dance style. All set on the big stage, with concert-grade sound & lights, AE is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Join us for a world-class competition, now featuring a multi-discipline event alongside our signature street dance event!

 

THE RIGHT JUDGES

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 Street Dance Finals as we believe they are two extremely different categories of dance, and we want to respect all dance disciplines.

MODERN ADJUDICATIONS

New for 2019! We are partnered with DanceBug for our adjudications.

All studios will have access to downloadable PDF scoring sheets following the competition.

Multi-Discipline entries will also enjoy the Video Judge feature with live video feedback!

 

SO MANY PRIZES!

Artists Emerge awards thousand of dollars in cash prizes & scholarships!

We also present gorgeous trophies for Adjudicators Choice, Most Outstanding Score, Top Choreography, Best Costume & custom AE medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Our Mini’s age level will all receive a unique specialty gift on stage as well.

5 REASONS

TO CHOOSE ARTISTS EMERGE

EXPERIENCE

Established in 2006, Artists Emerge was created by dancers, for dancers! The AE Management Team collectively cover the spectrum of international adjudicators, choreographers, multi-industry producers and play an active part in the Canadian Dance Community. We have over 100 years of  combined competition experience.

 

TRAINING

We believe education and training are critical factors for dancers to reach their true potential, which is why we are a competition as well as a convention! We provide the opportunity for dancers to meet and train with some of the best choreographers in the world. We give away thousands of dollars in scholarships every year to our convention as well as the worlds best conventions so our dancers can continue to train throughout the year.

RESPECT

Artists Emerge is changing the way people look at dance competitions and paving the way by bringing together the urban street dance community and the traditional multi-discipline dance competition in a way that supports and respects each dance style.

We have created an exciting, professional, and modern competition that provides specific and relevant feedback from qualified judges.

Unique elements that make Artists Emerge stand out among the rest include our “Learn it, Perform It”, the Allstar categories, separating the Hip Hop and multi-discipline Finals, and hiring a separate judging panel for the street dance competition.

OPPORTUNITY

Artists Emerge has partnered with reputable talent agencies who are looking for dancers who have what it takes and want to make a career out of dancing. We believe it’s important for dancers to get the opportunity to work with the headliners in a performance intensive setting during our “Learn It, Perform it” which simulates what it would be like to be on a TV series or audition and perform under pressure. We strive to support dancers and give as many opportunities as we can to our dance family.

Fun

Let’s not forget that dance is something we all love and are passionate about! Our staff make it their personal mission to make sure the tone of the event is fun, encouraging, and a place of joy! We truly do strive to be everyone’s favourite competition  with the purpose of providing a meaningful experience for every level of dancer through education, training and healthy competition.

2019 FACULTY

We’re so excited for the 2019 Faculty announcement. Stay tuned!