Kent Chamber of Commerce 'Educator of the Year' nominee
Holiday Parade 'Best in Parade'
Allegro gets ‘Best Façade Improvement’ award from KDP
Kent Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month
Best of Kent
nominee/runner up/winner for Best Recretion Center and/or Best Fitness Center
Kent Cornucopia Parade
Spirit Award & Best JR Dance
2015- 2nd place!
2014 - 3rd place!
2013 - 4th place!
2012 - Tied for 1st!!
2011 - 2nd place!
2010 - 3rd place!
2009 - 1st place!!!
2008 - 2nd place!
December- coming soon!
November- coming soon!
2016 SYTKHT (So you Thing Kent has Talent) coming soon!
PG members performed at Mariners’ Dance Night Fundraising for the studio - Lily, Riley, Wendy, Gabby, Tierney, Lillian, Brielle, Katelynn, Brooklyn, Josephina, Megan, Sophina, Addisyn, Mia, Amaris, Peyton, and Lailani
Puyallup Fair performance
Kent Cornocopia Members of PG and PURE invited to perform- Lailani, Bella, Reesa, Maya, Kaydence, Paige, Malaya, Wendy, Tierney, Micah, Tiffany, Ana, Harris
Student Appreciation Day & Class Picture day
Allegro's 21st Annual Showcases 'Legendary'
Spirit week for the last week of classes!!
Parent Watch Week #2
Kent Chamber of Commerce – Educator of the year nomination to Allegro!
Stuffed Animal week for youth classes
Allegro Teacher Retreat
Tasha Hamilton guest teacher
National Dance Week – Bring your buddy to dance week
Antics master class & PURE hip hop guest performers for their show
Dance the day away fundraiser for pre-pro dancers
Allegro's 20th birthday party!
'Twas the Night before Christmas Holiday showcase
Kent Winterfest Parade & award
Candy Grams fundraiser for Circle of Hope foundation #dancersagainstcancer
Salvation army toy drive for local families in need of Christmas presents
Allegro earns 2nd place Best of Western Washington Dance Studio
Allegro participates in Kent's Turkey Challenge for the Kent food bank! - selling paper turkeys and collecting Thanksgiving food for local families.
Parent Watch Week #1
Pumpkin Decorating contest for Circle of Hope foundation #dancersagainstcancer
Open House – our annual meet and greet & show and tell about all the many things we offer at the studio.
Fall classes begin!
Allegro Dance Team Intensive - Multi day intensive geared specifically for high school dance teams
Elevation In-house Convention with guests Tessandra Chavez, Pat Hon, Tricia Miranda, Jason Janas, Kim Wolfe, Chyssie Whitehead
Seth Zibalese guest teaching for two weeks - Seth's scholarships from his 2-week time at Allegro; 1 studio tuition scholarship - Tiffany, 2 Dancemakers scholarships - Taylor & Lailani
Dance Day at the Mariners Game
Thrive through cancer's Hope Totes! Allegro collected many items, (such as lotions, lip balm, word puzzles, etc...) for a special care package put together for people recently diagnosed with cancer.
Allegro raised more than $1,000 to become a certified 'Circle of hope' studio! We are continuing to raise money for this amazing charity that helps to support dancers across the country that are dealing with cancer.
Allegro participates in Kent's Turkey Challenge for the Kent food bank! Selling paper turkeys and collecting Thanksgiving food for local families.
Kent station performance for National Dance Week– ‘Make us dance’ Effie, Gabby, Hannah, Kyla, Marie, Trinity, Kendall, Adam & Connor
Allegro collects money and dog supplies for Seattle's rescue organization 'Ginger's pet rescue' (Also rescued a local dog that was being used as a guard dog, Allegro families came together and found a great home for 'Kitty' the pit-bull!!)
“Allegro Performing Arts Academy, an 18-year icon of Kent, has big plans in store for 2014, including a move to a new location at 222 Central Ave ‘We're calling this our forever home’" from Kent Reporter http://www.kentreporter.com/business/240364591.html
“2014 Studio Move” from Business Examiner http://www.businessexaminer.com/blog/January-2014/Kents-Allegro-dance-studio-to-move-downtown/
Salvation Army's 'Fill the Truck' toy drive! Lots of toys donated for local children to enjoy on Christmas day!!
Ian Eastwood teaches at Allegro - Allegro dancer Connor assists
Microsoft corporate event - Allegro dancers are hired to perform
Jessi is chosen as Allegro’s Facebook winner with her picture on top of the space needle
Collecting stuffed animals for Project Wish - to help calm children in emergency situations.
Supporting our local Salvation Army office by sponsoring a local family for the holidays as well as collecting toys for the 200 families that this local office helps during the holidays!
Collection of warm clothing for Youth Care - an organization in Seattle that helps teens get off the streets
2012 SYTKHT(So you Think Kent Has Talent) Show & Results
•1st place Overall NFI Enterprise winner - Cameron Sterling
•2nd place Overall Intimate Pilates winner - Nathan Jacobsen
•3rd place Overall Baldwin Chiropractic winner - Andrey Chebotarev
•Youth Division Lance Timmerman Cosmetic Dentistry winner - Cameron Sterling
•Teen Division Nigel Cooper Photography winner - Bhangra Royalty
•Adult Division Lemon Drop Skin care winner - Nathan Jacobsen
•Audience Favorite award (sponsored by Baldwin Chiropractic) David Hall & Cody Moody!!
Watch the show video here - http://vimeo.com/44685794
Read more here- http://www.kentreporter.com/news/156904805.html
“Kent's Allegro dance studio earns high ranking in Northwest” from Kent Reporter http://www.kentreporter.com/community/164795176.html
“Kent's 2nd Annual Talent Show and Charity Fundraiser!” from PRLog
Dance shoe and dancewear collection for a studio in Joplin, MO that was devastated from the tornado. 3 large boxes collected and shipped out!
Clothing and Food Drive for the Kent Food Bank
Collection of women's clothing and travel size toiletries for Seattle's Street Youth Ministries
“So you think KENT has talent! 1st annual community talent show and charity fundraiser” from PRLog http://www.prlog.org/11329744-so-you-think-kent-has-talent.html
Collection for a family adopting two girls - clothes and fun girl items!
“Kent dance academy, Allegro prepares for Jan. 16 showcase” from Kent Reporter http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/ken/entertainment/112674829.html
Allegro adopted a family for Christmas through the Salvation Army - purchased/donated items for a single mom with 2 young daughters
“Allegro Performing Arts Academy's 15th Annual Showcase is a holiday tradition for many families in South King County” from PRLog http://www.prlog.org/11116899-fun-holiday-dance-showcase-for-the-whole-family-to-enjoy.html
“New location for Allegro Performing Arts Academy!” from PRLog https://www.prlog.org/12298029-new-location-for-allegro-performing-arts-academy.html
“Allegro Performing Arts Academy wants to encourage its students and the community to give back to our soldiers” from PRLog http://www.prlog.org/11067790-kent-dance-studio-steps-it-up-for-our-soldiers.html
“Dance/Movement Classes for Children have Important Benefits” from PRLog http://www.prlog.org/11061196-dancemovement-classes-for-children-have-important-benefits.html
“Allegro Performing Arts Academy has been named the Best Dance Studio in the Northwest by the Federation of Dance Competitions” from PRLog http://www.prlog.org/10980763-kent-dance-studio-is-1-in-the-northwest.html?hosted
“Kent's Allegro Performing Arts Academy has been named the Best Dance Studio in the Northwest” from the Kent Reporter http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/ken/news/104522929.html
Toy Drive - Allegro donated one large bin of toys to the Toys for Tots charity drive. This drive was organized by one of Allegro's performers Melissa Bennett.
September - October
Women's Clothing drive - Collected three big bins of professional clothes for the Dress for Success organization which helps to aid women who need help getting out from negative situations and getting on their feet.
Retirement home performance - Allegro performers performed our 15-min musical excerpt of the 'Music Man' for Stafford Suites in Kent.
Weeding for the elderly - 30+ performers, parents and friends helped 3 different elderly Kent residents with yard work and upkeep.
Clothing drive - Performers had a teen clothing drive for foster kids.
Relay for life fundraiser - In house performance for The American Cancer Society. Allegro was able to raise $600.00.
Cell phones for Soldiers - Performers collected 35+ cell phones & accessories that equal 35+ phone card hours for soldiers to be able to call home from over seas.
Youth Category Winner: Taylor Wilson (dance)
Teen Category Winner: Dalamari (poetry)
Adult Category Winner: Crystal Lee LeProhon Martinez (song)
Audience Choice: Taylor Wilson (dance)