Ultimate Starz Dance Productions

Competitions & Conventions


2017 Ultimate Starz Fall Dance Convention & Competition

"Ultimate Starz" kicks off our EXCITING 2017-2018 "#TEAMUSDP" Tour with our annual Fall Dance Convention (Workshop & Competition) on November 4th and 5th, 2017 at our favorite Mount Olive Elementary School in King, NC. Come join us for a FABULOUS weekend of fun, fellowship, and DANCE!!! There will be TONS of EXTREMELY TALENTED instruction from our awesome nationally known instructors in Ballet, Jazz, Clogging, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tap, Lyrical, and more!  Our convention will offer 4 rooms of instruction this year...Room #1~12 & under, Room #2~13 & up, Room #3~EXTRAS, and Room #4~Teachers ONLY.  We will again be offering our FABULOUS workshop deals...you get a Workshop Dancer wristband, Workshop T-shirt, Chick-fil-a Lunch (Saturday) and Pizza Lunch (Sunday)...ALL for ONLY $130 (pre-registered)...WOW! What an AMAZING DEAL!  We will offer one day workshop passes still including Workshop T-shirt and lunch for that day for $95 (pre-registered) as well. You definitely can't beat that!  Continued great values from "Ultimate Starz" always giving you the best Dance value for your hard earned dance dollars!!!  Don't miss out on our first regional competition of the season that weekend as well with TONS of amazing awards up for grabs!!!  PLAN NOW TO JOIN THE FUN!  We promise you will have a BLAST!!!!!

**"Ultimate Starz Dance Convention"~Schedule**
(NOTE: Schedule subject to change per event needs.)

~Saturday, November 4th, 2017~

8:30am ~ Doors Open
9:15am-2:45pm ~ Workshops for ALL ages
2:45pm-3:30pm ~ Break
3:30pm-until ~ Competition for 12 & under

~Sunday, November 5th, 2017~
8:45am ~ Doors Open
9:15am-2:45pm ~ Workshops for ALL ages
2:45pm-3:30pm ~ Break
3:30pm-until ~ Competition for 13 & up


Although we do not have a "Host Hotel", 

type in the facility address for lodging options in the area!


Our Fall Convention will be held at 

Mount Olive Elementary School in King, NC.

Address: 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, 

King, NC  27021

***Studio Owners/Directors/Teachers/Instructors,

please e-mail us at [email protected] for 

our 2017 USDP Fall Convention Forms and Fees


Riley Fitzgerald, VA ~ Kim Fore, TN ~ Eiesha Horsley, NC ~ Tyler Jeffries, NC
James Murphy, NC ~ Melanie Paschal-Wiles, NC ~ Stacy Phillips, VA ~ Austin White, NC
Monika & Patrick Priddy ~ NC

Riley Fitzgerald,


~ Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Turns & Leaps

~ Owner/Director of Divine Dance Center

~ 2006 Radford University graduate in Elementary Education with a minor in dance ~ Students have won numerous prestigious dance titles

~ America's Dance Teacher of the Year

~ Students are currently employed by Disney Cruise Lines, NETworks Productions, and other various professional theaters

~ Regional and National Judge

Kim Fore,


~ Clogging & Hip Hop

~ Dance Captain and Dancer at Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show

~ Founder of Xtreme Dance Company and Connected Dance Convention

~ Guest Instructor at Broadway Dance Center

~ National Choreographer, Instructor, and Judge

~ Dance Professor for Virginia Intermont College, Emory & Henry College, and Virginia Highlands Community College

Eiesha Horsley, 


~ Bio Coming Soon!

Tyler Jeffries,


~ Contemporary, Lyrical, & Jazz

~ National Multi-Award Winning Dancer and Choreographer

~ Instructor at Studio Five Dance Company

~ Former member of Melanie Paschal's Dance Creations Company 

~ 2011 Youth Dance Ambassador for DTI

~ 2015 UNC Graduate

~ Dancer, Choreographer, and Vice President of UNC's Blank Canvas Dance Company

~ National Choreographer, 

Instructor, and Judge

James Murphy, 


~ Contemporary, Lyrical, & Jazz

~ Instructor at Onstage School of Dance

~ National Print Model

~ Interned at Broadway Dance Center

~ Company Director for LDS based in Long Island, NY

~ Master Teacher for various conventions

~ National award winning choreographer and dancer




~ Bio Coming Soon!

Stacy Phillips,

~ Ballet

~ Owner, Pulaski Dance Productions

~ Award winning performer and classical choreographer

~ Performer with Adaire Theatre, Pulaski, VA

~ Guest Artist, AG Arts, Manassas, VA

~ Guest Artist, Superne Dance Company, Chantilly, VA

~ Choreographer/Guest Artist for Joan Izzo Academy, Chantilly, VA

~ BFA Classical Dance, Radford University

Austin White, 


~ Clogging

~ Clogging Instructor for Ultimate Dance Studio

~ Dancing since age 8

~ Multi-National Champion Dancer and Performer

~ 2010 Teen National Solo & Senior National Duet Grand Champion

~ 2008 Teen Mister Dance USA

~ Currently studying and working to become a professional Chef

Monika Priddy,


~ Clogging, Jazz, & Lyrical

~ Co-Executive Director of "Ultimate Starz"

~ 2008 National Teacher of the Year

~ Adult Miss EPIC 2007, 2008, & 2009

~ America's Miss Dance 2001

~ Nationally known Instructor, Choreographer, and Judge

~ Wife to Patrick and Mother to twins, Jaxon and Journey

Patrick Priddy, 


~ Clogging

~ Co-Executive Director of "Ultimate Starz"

~ America's Mister Dance 2001

~ Co-Owner and Instructor for Ultimate Dance Studio

~ Nationally Known Instructor and Judge

~ 2012 National Studio of the Year Award

~ Husband to Monika and Father to twins, Jaxon and Journey