SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Maria Priadka School of Dance was awarded the top honor at the Dancer’s Inc. National Dance Competition in Portland, Maine on July 25 – 26, 2012. Over 400 dance numbers from over 35 studios competed in the event.

MPSD’s dance number, “Come to Meh,” choreographed by Deborah Rembert, won a high gold award, special judges’
award for high energy, and top Junior Group. “Come to Meh” was also selected as overall grand champion of the

This past April, the MPSD dancers participated in the prestigious Broadway Dance Center AIM Invitational, where they were awarded the top Showmanship Award. In May, they participated in the Dancer’s Inc. Regional Competition in Long Island, where they received an Elite Award and were named first place junior all-star group and overall winner in the junior large-group division.