Celebrating our 18th year in 2019

Founded in 2001 by Mr. Kent Helton, NexStar has grown to become one of the nation’s leaders in dance competitions.  It is our mission to provide dancers of all levels a positive, fun, safe, and family-friendly environment to showcase their hard work and talents.  The discipline, focus and artistic enlightenment of a performer creates success in all aspects of life.  Performing Arts education contributes to the development of responsible, dedicated, determined, and creative adults in society.  We delight in fostering each individuals great love of dance and performance, while inspiring self-confidence and respect of the performing arts.

Our NexStar Team is a collection of unique, kind and caring individuals who work together to produce an incredible world-class event that provides performers, teachers and families with memories that will last a lifetime.   We strive to provide high quality judges to critique, enrich and educate each performer that crosses our stage.

We appreciate that the heart of a performer is born into special individuals.  We urge every performer to strive for their personal best, as well as to support one another.  You are all stars, and you deserve to shine!

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President Kent Helton / 
Directors Kathy Ryan and Shawn Howard
President Kent Helton / Directors Kathy Ryan and Shawn Howard