KATE McGOWAN was raised in South Bend and began dancing at age 6 at Southold Dance Theatre, where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and lyrical. She also took her dancing talents to the stage in various productions; such as Anything Goes, Singing in the Rain, and Cabaret. Kate has been teaching Ballroom, Latin, and Swing dancing for over 2 years. She also competes in the Professional American Rhythm Division. MATTHEW SMITH has been dancing for 8 years and teaching Ballroom, Latin and Swing dancing for over 6 years and is currently a full-time instructor at DanceSport. He competes professionally in the American Rhythm Division (finishing as high as 4th in the finals at the Indiana Challege in 2010 and 2011) and Pro/Am with his students. He also enjoys art illustration, graphic design, and martial arts.
Act: Ballroom Dancers
Regional: South Bend
|Date||Judge 1||Judge 2||Judge 3||Judge 4||Viewers||Final||Performance|
|July 28, 2013||4||7||13||13||2||7.8||Watch Video|
|July 29, 2013||5||3||3||4||4||3.8||Watch Video|
|July 30, 2013||3||1||5||4||2||3||Watch Video|
|July 31, 2013||2||3||1||3||1||2||Watch Video|
|August 1, 2013||3||3||3||3||1||2.6||Watch Video|
The final score is the average of all of the judge and viewer scores. (The lower, the better.) If you want to learn more about how these scores are calculated, check out our F.A.Q. page.
In addition to the sponsors listed above, thank you to the following local sponsors for making this event possible: Harbor Shores, Wonderland Cinemas, South Bend Medical Foundation, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, Katy and Tim Demarais, Graham Allen Partners, and Crown Trophy.