Ellens School of Dance


Celebrating over 50 years of Providing Excellence in Dance!

                                                   Competition Performance Team

 767 Boston Road

 Billerica, MA 01821


What an amazing week the ESOD Dancers, Families and Staff had at Dance Ovations Nationals!!! Congratulations to the entire team for a wonderful dance season and beautiful performances last week. We are so proud of you all and are looking forward to many more years together! The TEAM support & unity is so special to see and to be a part of. Our Studio had a fantastic week with so many awards won, special judges awards, accolades to both dancers & choreographers and the most special honor of receiving the Prestigious "Carol Miller Award "Even more important than all the awards our Team had lots of laughs & memories they and we will cherish forever. Along with meeting new "Forever Friends" 
Thank you ESOD Dance Family for a memorable week.

To our Titleist, These 4 dancers truly amaze us! They had a full week of interviews, audition & master classes, opening number rehearsals and competed in the competition everyday! They are wonderful role models to our younger dancers and their love of dance and dedication is undeniable!!! Congratulations Ava, Isabel, Kaley & Vanessa on a beautiful performance in the Opening Number, for your outstanding dancing & for always being our shining stars. We love you all!

To Colleen & Kaley our Competition Team Graduating Seniors. It had been our pleasure to watch you grow to the beautiful dancers and more importantly wonderful, kind & loving girls you are. At Nationals this week it was so special to watch you both perform in your last Competition (even though we are still hoping a return for next season ) Thank you for the wonderful memories & friendships we will treasure forever. We know you are off to do great things, good luck next year! 

Join the ESOD

Award Winning Competition Team 


Competing makes

 memories & friendships

that will last a lifetime.


Isabel Haroutunian  & Ava Mazzotta 

for being crowned  2019

 "Young Miss Dance Ovations" ​​

Kaley Patriquin  

 "Miss Dance Ovations"

Bianca Mitra 

"Junior Dance To Inspire" &

"Heart of Gold" Dancer!!!  

Vanessa Flynn

"Miss Dance To Inspire "

We are very proud of you all!

Our Competition Team was first established in 1986 and has continued with great success through the years! This program was designed to create fun and rewarding performance opportunities and to build self-confidence, character & perseverance for our students. Our goal each season is to showcase the best of each student's talents, develop team spirit & camaraderie.  Our Competition Performance Team has won various awards throughout the years in some of the largest competitions in the country such as Showstoppers, StarQuest, Dance Ovations, Dance To Inspire, StarPower, Turn It Up , Headliners & Beyond The Stars.

These Awards Include:

  • 5 Star Awards, High Gold, Platinum, Absolute, Double Platinum, Platinum Plus & Crystal Awards
  • Overall High Score Winners in all Junior, Teen & Senior Categories 
  • Over High Score Duet/Trio
  • Outstanding Costume Awards
  • ​Studio Overall Highest Average Score 
  • 2019 Student Choreography Award
  • Highest Score in Entire Competition- APOGEE Award!
  • Special Judges Awards - Beautiful Technical Foundation, Best Precision, Entertainment, Overall Excellence & many more!
  • Cash Prizes
  • Gold Tickets to Starpower World Dance Championships!
  • Winner of the 2018 ADCC Studio of Excellence Award!
  • Invitation to Nationals
  • Dance Ovation National Winners
  • Won the Prestigious "Carol Miller Award"  2016 & 2017
  • Petite/Junior & Teen/Senior Odyssey Award - Most Entertaining Routines!
  • Dance Ovations Nationals - Received Judges Choice  Awards!
  • Studio Spirit Trophy Winner
  • Choreography Awards - Katie Flynn, Laurie Pandolfo, Nicole DeVincent, Nikki McDonough, Erica Caliendo & Alishia Burns
  • Dance Ovations Regional Titlist Winners 2013 - 2019
  • Dance Ovations National Teen Miss Ovation Title Winner 2016 
  • Dance Ovations National Junior Mister Dance Ovation Title Winner 2017
  •  NATIONAL GRAND CHAMPIONS - Cash Award of $1000

The Competition Team requires a great deal of time, effort and expense for students, parents, and teachers. Participation in this select program is optional.

If you are interested in this opportunity contact one of the Directors for more information.