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Allegro's Studio Awards and Past Highlights

The Best of Western Washington!!


2018 & 2019 - did 

not participate

2017 - 3rd place!

2015- 2nd place!

2014 - 3rd place!

2013 - 4th place!

2012 - Tied for 1st!!

2011 - 2nd place!

2010 - 3rd place!

2009 - 1st place!!!

2008 - 2nd place!

the best of western washington



Saving Santa – Holiday Showcases 

Team dancers perform at Winterfest Seattle Center


Allegro performs at Kent Station for Santa’s Arrival 

Youth Cares drive for teen homeless in Seattle


Treehouse for Kids Blue Jean Drive 

Kent Has Talent local competition – Alix, Dre’moni and Crystal perform 

 Baby Emilie Butler joins our Allegro family Team dancers perform at Kentwood High School holiday bazaar 

Team dancers perform at Panther Lake Elementary 


Italian Days at Emerald Downs – Tarantella dancers

 Liz Imperio guest speaks at our Team Blast off Day & Master class  

The Allegro Players first ever audition  Dance Day at the Mariners Game


Allegro Teachers attend the Dance Teacher Summit & Capezio Ace Awards in Long Beach, CA 

Pre-professional group photo shoot with Ambrose 

Tonya and assistant teachers attend Dance Ideas Seminar in Burbank, CA 

Industry Dance Awards in Los Angeles (Cry to Me – Best Musical Theater piece nomination) 

Soaks event at Kent Station 


Elevation Convention  3

Jordyn & Grace perform in STG’s Dance This at the Moore Theater 

 Allegro Dancer Abbie attends the Radio City Rockette Summer Intensive


Student Appreciation Day 'Passport' June Showcases Yard work for Senior Citizens community service project  Allegro Spirit Week!


 An American in Paris Master Class with cast member Erika

Inspire Dance Convention

Levi Walker photo shoot


Stuffed Animal Week for Youth

 Dance the Day Away fundraiser for our pre-professional group

Liz Imperio comes to mentor our pre-professional group

Pacific Region Garden Club performance 


Sarah Brinson Master Class

Fritz 80th birthday celebration



Ballet Boyz Master Classes 


Burnin' the Floor Performing Group showcases

You Me We performance 

Miss Auburn Pageant and Performance & Teacher Heather won Miss Auburn

Allegro's 21st Birthday!

From the City of Kent

Kent Has Talent

2017  RESULTS!


Youth Category Winner:  Dre'moni Watts (dance)

 Teen Category Winner: Dalamari Holman (poetry)

 GRAND CHAMPION - Alix Chappell (dance)

April 2016

Kent Chamber of Commerce 'Educator of the Year' nominee


December 2015

Holiday Parade 'Best in Parade'


June 2014

Allegro gets ‘Best Façade Improvement’ award from KDP


Jan/Feb 2014

Kent Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month


Best of Kent

nominee/runner up/winner for Best Recretion Center and/or Best Fitness Center


Kent Cornucopia Parade

Spirit Award & Best JR  Dance

Allegro Dance June Showcase
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Kidz bop Opening Act

Holiday Showcases


Kent Has Talent Competition


Kentwood HS Holiday Bazaar Performance



PG members performed at Mariners’ Dance Night Fundraising for the studio 


Puyallup Fair performance



Kent Cornocopia Members of PG and PURE invited to perform



Student Appreciation Day & Class Picture day


Allegro's 21st Annual Showcases 'Legendary'


Spirit week for the last week of classes!!



Parent Watch Week #2


Kent Chamber of Commerce – Educator of the year nomination to Allegro!



Stuffed Animal week for youth classes


Allegro Teacher Retreat



Tasha Hamilton guest teacher

National Dance Week – Bring your buddy to dance week

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Antics master class & PURE hip hop guest performers for their show


Dance the day away fundraiser for pre-pro dancers



Allegro's 20th birthday party!





'Twas the Night before Christmas Holiday showcase


Kent Winterfest Parade & award


Candy Grams fundraiser for Circle of Hope foundation #dancersagainstcancer


Salvation army toy drive for local families in need of Christmas presents



Allegro earns 2nd place Best of Western Washington Dance Studio


Allegro participates in Kent's Turkey Challenge for the Kent food bank! - selling paper turkeys and collecting Thanksgiving food for local families.



Parent Watch Week #1


Pumpkin Decorating contest for Circle of Hope foundation #dancersagainstcancer



Open House – our annual meet and greet & show and tell about all the many things we offer at the studio.


Fall classes begin!

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Allegro Dance Team Intensive - Multi day intensive geared specifically for high school dance teams


Elevation In-house Convention with guests Tessandra Chavez, Pat Hon, Tricia Miranda, Jason Janas, Kim Wolfe, Chyssie Whitehead


Seth Zibalese guest teaching for two weeks - Seth's scholarships from his 2-week time at Allegro; 1 studio tuition scholarship - Tiffany, 2 Dancemakers scholarships - Taylor & Lailani


Dance Day at the Mariners Game 


April- June

Thrive through cancer's Hope Totes! Allegro collected many items, (such as lotions, lip balm, word puzzles, etc...) for a special care package put together for people recently diagnosed with cancer.  



Allegro raised more than $1,000 to become a certified 'Circle of hope' studio! We are continuing to raise money for this amazing charity that helps to support dancers across the country that are dealing with cancer.  




Allegro participates in Kent's Turkey Challenge for the Kent food bank! Selling paper turkeys and collecting Thanksgiving food for local families.  



Kent station performance for National Dance Week– ‘Make us dance’ Effie, Gabby, Hannah, Kyla, Marie, Trinity, Kendall, Adam & Connor



Allegro collects money and dog supplies for Seattle's rescue organization 'Ginger's pet rescue' (Also rescued a local dog that was being used as a guard dog, Allegro families came together and found a great home for 'Kitty' the pit-bull!!)


“Allegro Performing Arts Academy, an 18-year icon of Kent, has big plans in store for 2014, including a move to a new location at 222 Central Ave ‘We're calling this our forever home’" from Kent Reporter



“2014 Studio Move” from Business Examiner



Salvation Army's 'Fill the Truck' toy drive!  Lots of toys donated for local children to enjoy on Christmas day!!



Ian Eastwood teaches at Allegro - Allegro dancer Connor assists



Microsoft corporate event - Allegro dancers are hired to perform



Jessi is chosen as Allegro’s Facebook winner with her picture on top of the space needle

Collecting stuffed animals for Project Wish - to help calm children in emergency situations.




Supporting our local Salvation Army office by sponsoring a local family for the holidays as well as collecting toys for the 200 families that this local office helps during the holidays!



Collection of warm clothing for Youth Care - an organization in Seattle that helps teens get off the streets

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2012 SYTKHT(So you Think Kent Has Talent) Show & Results

•1st place Overall NFI Enterprise winner - Cameron Sterling

•2nd place Overall Intimate Pilates winner - Nathan Jacobsen

•3rd place Overall Baldwin Chiropractic winner - Andrey Chebotarev

•Youth Division Lance Timmerman Cosmetic Dentistry winner - Cameron Sterling

•Teen Division Nigel Cooper Photography winner - Bhangra Royalty

•Adult Division Lemon Drop Skin care winner - Nathan Jacobsen 

•Audience Favorite award (sponsored by Baldwin Chiropractic) David Hall & Cody Moody!!

Watch the show video here -

Read more here-



“Kent's Allegro dance studio earns high ranking in Northwest” from Kent Reporter



“Kent's 2nd Annual Talent Show and Charity Fundraiser!” from PRLog




Dance shoe and dancewear collection for a studio in Joplin, MO that was devastated from the tornado. 3 large boxes collected and shipped out!


Clothing and Food Drive for the Kent Food Bank


Collection of women's clothing and travel size toiletries for Seattle's Street Youth Ministries


“So you think KENT has talent! 1st annual community talent show and charity fundraiser” from PRLog



Collection for a family adopting two girls - clothes and fun girl items!




“Kent dance academy, Allegro prepares for Jan. 16 showcase” from Kent Reporter


Allegro adopted a family for Christmas through the Salvation Army - purchased/donated items for a single mom with 2 young daughters


“Allegro Performing Arts Academy's 15th Annual Showcase is a holiday tradition for many families in South King County” from PRLog



“New location for Allegro Performing Arts Academy!” from PRLog


“Allegro Performing Arts Academy wants to encourage its students and the community to give back to our soldiers” from PRLog


“Dance/Movement Classes for Children have Important Benefits” from PRLog

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“Allegro Performing Arts Academy has been named the Best Dance Studio in the Northwest by the Federation of Dance Competitions” from PRLog


“Kent's Allegro Performing Arts Academy has been named the Best Dance Studio in the Northwest” from the Kent Reporter




Toy Drive - Allegro donated one large bin of toys to the Toys for Tots charity drive.  This drive was organized by one of Allegro's performers Melissa Bennett.


September - October

Women's Clothing drive - Collected three big bins of professional clothes for the Dress for Success organization which helps to aid women who need help getting out from negative situations and getting on their feet.



Retirement home performance - Allegro performers performed our 15-min musical excerpt of the 'Music Man' for Stafford Suites in Kent.



Weeding for the elderly - 30+ performers, parents and friends helped 3 different elderly Kent residents with yard work and upkeep.



Clothing drive - Performers had a teen clothing drive for foster kids.

Relay for life fundraiser - In house performance for The American Cancer Society.  Allegro was able to raise $600.00.



Cell phones for Soldiers - Performers collected 35+ cell phones & accessories that equal 35+ phone card hours for soldiers to be able to call home from over seas.

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