Showcase at The Skating Club of Boston
Showcase is an exciting program combining theatrical expression and presentation with classic skating skills. The discipline fuses artistic creativity with figure skating for single skaters, duets, small ensembles of three to seven and production numbers of eight to thirty skaters. Competitors in showcase will have a chance to qualify for the National Showcase competition right here at The Skating Club of Boston in Norwood, MA, on July 31 – August 6, 2023. At National Showcase, the best showcase performers from around the country will compete for top honors in the parade of showcase champions which is a top honor in the theatrical skating world.
What is the National Showcase competition?
This is a competition similar to Theatre On Ice that rewards presentation and entertainment over technical prowess. Choreography, execution, and classic skating are rewarded. Most events are skated with the house lights dimmed and under spotlights.
What are the events?
The events at this competition include: light entertainment and dramatic entertainment solo routines, interpretive, duets, mini ensembles (groups of 3-7), and large ensembles (groups of 8-30.)
What level do I have to be?
National Showcase has events for preliminary-senior. Dance tests can be used as a guide for which level to enter.
What are the opportunities?
Showcase is under the umbrella of Theatrical Skating within U.S. Figure Skating’s programs. National Showcase is a national-level competition that is growing in popularity, and it is quickly becoming a place for exceptional performers to stand out and get noticed by judges and professional show scouts.
Does the Club offer showcase sessions?
The Club offers several showcase sessions throughout. The days and times of the showcase sessions differ depending on the season. To view the most up-to-date schedules, please visit the Club’s ice schedules page.
Does the Club have showcase coaches?
There are several coaches on the Club’s team of highly-skilled and experienced coaching professionals who specialize in showcase. To learn more, please view the showcase category under the specialty tab on the Club’s coaches page.
Learn more about the 2023 National Showcase competition!
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