Perform at the Winter Showcase at the
Walt Disney World® Resort on January 31, 2021
Join us at the Varsity Performing Arts Winter Showcase on January 31, 2021 at the Walt Disney WorldⓇ Resort! This Winter Guard and Percussion scholastic exhibition will be the perfect atmosphere to kick off your 2021 competition season.
The Winter Showcase will be held in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Groups will perform in an exhibition format, and will receive the following ratings, as well as feedback:
Each group’s performance will follow a 7-minute cycle
Winter Showcase Impression Sheet
The Varsity Performing Arts Winter Showcase will adopt the industry standard scoring systems. A panel of three nationally recognized adjudicators will focus primarily on:
Judges will provide a digital audio recording with commentary feedback that offers suggestions on areas of improvement and ways for long-term success.
In 2020, Varsity Performing Arts hosted a Master Class following the Winter Showcase at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex hosted by Michael Rosales.
Michael’s Master Class was designed for the beginning to intermediate dance and color guard student seeking training and understanding in basic movement by combining elements of ballet, jazz and modern. The class included a full body warm up/stretch, floor barre, across the floor exercises and a dance combination geared towards performance qualities. This Master Class was included in the registration for Winter Guard and Winter Percussion groups
About Choreographer Michael Rosales:
Michael’s training in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip-Hop, Latin Jazz and Color Guard makes him one of the most sought after Choreographers in the country. He has danced for recording artists such as Ricky Martin, Deborah Cox, Luis Fonsi, Brooke Hogan, Wisin y Yandel, Ivy Queen ,Gloria Trevy, and Macy Gray. Michael was on a National and International Tour of the Tony and Emmy award winning show BLAST! as a lead and was a feature performer in a new show called CYBERJAM in London where he was also the Choreographer Assistant. Michael has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Asia and has appeared in the movie RENT, Latin Billboard Awards, Latin Grammy’s Celebration and the Latin Teen Choice Awards. He has produced and choreographed shows for Busch Gardens in Tampa, Sea World in San Antonio, the FED EX Orange Bowl Halftime Show and was the Head coach of the University of Miami Hurricanettes Dance Line.
Michael was a former member of the Concord Blue Devils, Fantasia of Riverside and San Jose Raiders. He has worked with The Carolina Crown, Bluecoats, Cadets Color Guard and the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum Corps and Colorguards. In the Winter Guard season, Michael has been involved with Braddock Independent World, Paramount World and West Broward High School World among a handful of other programs. Michael is currently the Lead Choreographer for the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum Corp and is currently Choreographing the 2019 Production of BLAST! The Music of Disney touring Japan in 2019.
Check back soon to view 2021 Master Class information!
To perform at the Varsity Performing Arts Winter Showcase, all teams must adhere to the music options below:
Directors will be required to provide proof of licensing at registration:
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In connection with our events, each percussion group must submit this form signed by a member of the local school administration attesting to the school’s right to use the music and other material in the anticipated performance at Varsity sponsored events.
Please view the 2020 Winter Showcase Travel Package.
Note: Please assume a 5-8% price increase for the 2021 Travel Package.
Click here to watch the Disney Travel Tips! See you next year in Orlando!
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