About Us

We seek to empower, support, educate and unite the global dance community by combining dance, film, and social media into a single state of the art social and educational experience.

Ignite Dance Live is taking a unique, unconventional approach to dance conventions by looking beyond just improving attendees’ dancing abilities. While we will still provide world-class faculty and the highest standards of operational execution, we will also place equally as strong emphasis on other critical areas of a dancer’s career development - equipping them with the full toolkit required to succeed in the rapidly-changing world of dance.



Our conventions consist of a two full 8 hour days, plus 2 evening SHOWNITES and a 3 hour first of its kind live Film intensive. We start our days with half-hour warm-up and five classes. A half-hour lunch break is also provided (though dancers will need to provide their own lunch).

Rooms are split between Junior (12 and under) and Senior (13 and above). Classes can consist of a variety of different styles including traditional (i.e. Tap, Jazz, Ballet, etc.) as well as some truly unique experiences such as Afro Fusion, Jazz Funk, and Dance Fitness. Another first of its kind dance fitness intensive will start off day 2. 

Our Master Teachers are also our Judges, which allows our teachers to target each class to your students’ needs.

During our convention, we provide a complimentary luncheon and round table discussion for studio directors, teachers and Ignite team members. This open environment gives the studio directors the ability to ask questions of our team and to gather feedback that allows us to serve our studios better.


Ignite will be the only convention in the world gearing its dance curriculum towards dancing on film “LIVE”. This is significant as commercial film, concert tours, dance TV, and live TV productions like "Grease Live", "Hairspray Live" and "A Christmas Story" have taken over TV and Internet content.

These new dance on film opportunities are setting the trend for the young dancers of our time and this skillset will be essential for their future. This class is a 3 hour intense immersion into the world of LIVE film and the ONLY convention offering a Live Film Class directed and filmed by an actual Hollywood Production company. We will also augment our dance curriculum with secondary classes on fitness and market education, motivation through movement, building self-esteem and other skills which will give our dancers a competitive advantage in the future.

Karine Plantadit

Christopher Gattelli

Rachelle Rak

Jerry Mitchell

Josh Bergasse

Ashley Blair Fitzgerald

Kylie Bronk

Mark Myars

Laurie Kanyok

Charlie Williams

Paul McGill

Marty Thomas

Lenora Nemetz

Tome' Cousin

Angie Schworer

Joey Pizzi

Michelle Janine

Anthony Ciulla

Charlie Sutton

IGNITE Monmouth, NJ

October 16TH-18TH, 2020

IGNITE Long Island, NY

October 23RD-25TH, 2020

IGNITE Ft. Lauderdale, FL

November 6TH-8TH, 2020

IGNITE Houston, TX

November 13TH-15TH, 2020

IGNITE Pittsburgh, PA

November 20TH-22ND, 2020

IGNITE San Francisco, CA

January 22ND-24TH, 2021

IGNITE Los Angeles, CA

January 29TH-31ST, 2021

Who Should Attend

Studio Owners

Dancers of all ages

Dancers of all styles 

Dance Professionals

Dance Educators

University Dance students

Dance Parents

And much more. 

Why Attend

  • Access to dedicated dance community  & EDUCATION!!
  • Exposure to a prestigious panel of dance experts/celebs one cannot get anywhere 
  • Interaction with top dancers in field with possible career opportunities
  • Moc Virtual Auditions (easier, cheaper, faster way to show your talent to the world)
  • To network and collaborate with the leaders in the commercial dance industry
  • Learn what its like to film a live performance 


Silver Members

$150 Annually
  • Includes 5% discount on future Ignite events
  • Includes 5% discount on future online merchandise
  • 1 free adjudication of their choice by one of our prestigious judges

Gold Members

$250 Annually
  • Includes 8% discount on future Ignite events
  • Includes 8% discount on future online merchandise
  • 3 free adjudications of their choice by one of our prestigious judges

Platinum Members

$450 Annually
  • Includes 10% discount on future Ignite events
  • Includes 10% discount off future online merchandise
  • 6 free adjudications of their choice by one of our prestigious judges
  • Members only coffee lounge

Our Pricing

Two Day Full Convention $275 

One Day Convention $200

Solo Show Nite $150 Photo/Video Included 

Due/Trio Show Nite 70 per Dancer Photo Video Included  

1 Set per Dancer each additional Dancer is $35

Groups Show Nite $55 per Dancer

Photo Video include 1 Set each additional dancer $35 per Dancer 

Adult and Teacher Cross Fit $50 per 

Mini Two Day Full Convention $200 

Mini One Day Convention $150 



Sandy Coyte, Rachelle Rak and David Palmieri Ignite L.L.C.

Our leadership of business executives and talented professionals first joined forces almost a decade ago with the purpose of helping dancers reach their full potential. With over 50 years of professional performing and management experience, we are leveraging our passion for dance, industry knowledge, and business acumen to transform the future of dance education.

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