Artists Emerge is a Western Canada’s longest running Street Dance Competition with the purpose of engaging Canada’s top talent within the Hip Hop dance culture. With over 10 years experience, AE is a professional competition that promotes respect & positivity.
So much nasty talent in one theatre, it was a great moment to take in and everybody left with some inspiration. March 2007
Its great to be the 1st Judge of an amazing idea.... March 2006
I’m almost speechless, and very inspired from what I saw at this event. March 2013
The event was really organized.... I was surprised how supportive everyone was of each other. March 2012
Continue to be Students that prioritize Foundation and personal Style above Trends & Trying to fit In. March 2012
Find YOUR reason why you dance and you’ll be dancing for the rest of your life. A truly amazing experience at AE! March 2011
I truly enjoy the young generation and I ask them to stay positive and stick to achieving their dreams just as I once did to become a star. March 2011
Dancers were just killin it and they should be so proud of their accomplishments; so much inspiration in one building. March 2009
AE was pure magic. Every dancer brought out something different that made the whole experience fun to watch. March 2008
I has a great experience here at Artists Emerge, lots of dancers were just doin their thing on stage. I’d like to see more foundation with street styles. Do your research and learn how the dances were originally done before you change them. March 2008
Please note that Artists Emerge reserves the right to run up to 30 minutes ahead and may also run behind. All competitors must be signed in within 2 hours & backstage within 30 mins of their on-stage time . [no earlier please]
Small groups contains between 4-10 dancers.
Large Groups contain between 11-19 dancers.
An Adult Groups has an average age of 25+.
This NEW category features pre-professional level crews. All members must be under 18 years old.
A Mega Crew has a minimum of 10 dancers.
Where am I performing?
Day 1: Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel in the Cartier Ballroom.
Day 2: Jubilee Auditorium, Main Stage.
Take class from the world class professionals! Registration opens Feb 15th.