MSDA Competition Team

Ages 5 – High School Seniors are eligible to tryout for our Competition Team

Competition Team Interest Meeting – Providence Studio – July 19, 2022  6pm via Zoom

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Tryouts: August 1, 2022

New Team Rehearsals: August 2-4, 2022

Competition Team Show:  Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 9:30am

We have been a leader in dance education for over twenty five years. Our highly successful competition team members have won top awards throughout the region and across the nation! By starting with the best dance instructors available, offering leading edge choreography, providing excellent practice facilities, developing clear communication processes for the team families, and encouraging the team members to be their best, Miller Street has created an environment unmatched in our region!


Meryl Rhyne

Meryl Rhyne

Miss Dance of North Carolina

About Meryl

Meryl is 16 years old and will be a junior at Providence High School. She has been dancing for 14 years and has been on the Miller Street competition team since she was in kindergarten. Meryl’s favorite style of dance is lyrical. When she’s not dancing, she enjoys reading, playing tennis, hanging out with friends, walking her dogs, watching movies with her family, and going to the beach.

Maura Clarkson

Maura Clarkson

Petite Miss Dance of North Carolina

About Maura

Maura is a third-grader who loves to read. She uses her love of reading to encourage growth in others and serves as a weekly reading buddy at a local elementary school. She is actively involved in a homeschool co-op and enjoys presenting academically as much as she does on the dance stage. Maura is a kid who isn’t afraid to try new things. Her most recent favorite experiences were archery and finally being tall enough to ride a real rollercoaster. She prefers anything related to art or being lost in the outdoors. Time with her family and besties is precious.

Haden Pangalos

Haden Pangalos

Junior Mister Dance of America

About Haden

Haden is 11 yrs old and attends Charlotte Latin School. Haden won the title, Junior Mister Dance of America at the Dance Masters of America Solo Competition on July 5, 2022 in Nashville, TN.  He has previously held the titles of Mister Dance of America 2021 and Mister Dance of North Carolina 2020.

 Haden has a twin brother, Lucas, who is his best friend and also his biggest cheerleader. His favorite subjects are STEAM, Math, Art, Chorus, and Spanish. He has been taking recreational dance classes for seven years and has been a member of the Miller Street Dance Academy Competition Team for the past four years, where he has been training in jazz, tap, acro, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, pointe, musical theater, and hip hop. Haden loves spending as much time as possible with his dance family and participating in competitions. He calls it, “my happy place”.


Haden enjoying spending time with this family and friends. When he is not dancing, he loves being at the beach, playing outside exploring nature, swimming, jumping on the trampoline, roller blading, riding his skateboard and bike, crafts, painting, experimenting, making videos, playing pickle-ball, volleyball, and the piano.