About Us

Empire Dance Challenge

Director: Julie Hage

Technical Director: Paul J. Hage



Empire Dance Challenge would like to welcome everyone to the “2023-2024” Competition & Convention. An exciting opportunity to showcase your talent in front of the industries top dance professionals. Expand your experience, knowledge, and creativity by taking master dance classes. Learn the latest cutting edge dance styles to expand your dance knowledge.

Empire was created for competitors of all levels…every dancer’s personal best. Every dancer and teacher brings their own unique level of creativity, contributing to the wonderful community of dance. We are excited and welcome your talent…so, come CHALLENGE yourself with a weekend full of excitement!!!


“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”
– Mikhail Baryshnikov


“You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.”
― Sammy Davis, Jr.


“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”
― Martha Graham