Join us in Bloomington, IN for Midwest Clog Champs! This is a 2 Day Camp featuring National Champion winning staff. Each member of the staff has won multiple championships and has years of competing, directing, teaching and choreographing experience. This workshop will also include evening events to bring dancers from the midwest together to share in friendship, dancing and fun!
Optional Activities: 7/14: Outdoor Movie Night at IDC 7-9PM
7/15: Bonfire & Games at IDC 7-9PM
Lacie is from Nashville, TN and started dancing at the age of 9. Lacie began teaching at age 14 and is the current owner of SynchronUS Dance Studio. Lacie is an 18x National Champion and is the current title holder for CCA challenge female solo, traditional solo AND acapella solo. Teaching is Lacie's passion and she enjoys sharing her talents with anyone she can.
Gavin Cox has been a competitive clogger for 17 years competing in each of the clogging circuits: CCA, NCHC and ACHF. Gavin has won 9 solo national titles and 5 team national titles during his team competing with the Tennesseee Howdowners. Gavin is a workshop regular and you can find him teaching at many workshops thoughout the season - often at his mom and brother's side! Gavin has been a part of the CCA All Pro Team, NCHC All Star Team and is a CCA Youth Leadership Council mentor. Gavin is a current member of All That and performs on Disney cruise ships and at the Carolina Opry with the group on occasion. Addionally Gavin has performed at the Hatfield and McCoy show in Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, Silver Dollar City and many others!
Ellie Holtsclaw is a competition director at Hearts Ablaze Clogging Studio in Greenfield, IN. She has been clogging for 14 years. In those years, Ellie has won two national solo titles, as well as directed a National Championship team. She has won judges' awards for her choreography and continues to spread her love of clogging by guest teaching at workshops and other studios. Ellie loves clogging and to share her passion with others.
Madileigh Lucas dances with the Evermean Evergreen cloggers from Lebanon, TN. Madi is a 21 time National Champion and has been clogging since the age of 3. Madi enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her favorite thing about clogging is all of the amazing relationships she has made with people from all over the country.
Abby Simpson is an instroctor at the Tennessee Hoedowners Dance Studio located in Surgoinsville, TN. She has won many national solo, duo and team titles in various clogging organizations. Abby now instructs four clogging teams at her studio ranging from ages 2-21.
Abby also spread her passion for clogging outside of the studio by teaching at clogging workshops such as Encore or World of Clogging. Abby also instructs at her local senior center and spends her free time choreographing for other studios.
Abby is a member of America's Clogging All Stars which has given her the opportunity to dance in the London New Years's Parade and the Nashville Thanksgiving Parade. Abby is a member of PowerHouse, a traveling clogging performance group, that allowed her to visit California and Oregon to perform as well.
Abby is a CCA All Pro Legend, NCHC All Star and Youth Leadership Council member.