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So Sharp: Dance Squad

So Sharp: Dance Squad is an American reality TV series about the University of Louisville Ladybird Dance Team run by Todd Sharp. It's set in Louisville, Kentucky. As you'll know if you follow this blog, I'm a fan of dance reality shows such as Dance Moms and Bring It! So I was interested when So Sharp started in the UK a few weeks ago.

Todd is head coach along with Sheryl Knight, a former Ladybird herself. Todd has also coached the Floyd Central Dazzlers. The team have won 15 national championships so far.

As with the other dance reality shows, there's a lot of drama! Marissa Hall is close to Todd and describes him as like a father to her. She is considered one if the best dancers and her close relationship with Todd rubs some people up the wrong way, particularly Michelle Carpenter. Rose Crombie is one of Marissa's main rivals but according to the Decidr article about the team (see below) they're close. Gabrielle Iannone struggles sometimes with the choreographies but wants a chance to prove herself. Kobie Jarmon is Team Captain and wants to keep her spot. However she is facing rivalry from her cousin Taylor Journigan. Sisters Kayla and Chloe Miller are both on the team. Younger sister Chloe is often compared to Kayla and wants to be recognised in her own right.

Ryleigh Vertes, the older sister of Kendall from Dance Moms is also a member of the team and mum Jill had a cameo in an episode!

Here's a trailer for the programme:





 And this is a clip from the show of their hip hop routine in Episode 4:




I like So Sharp, it's entertaining. I prefer Dance Moms but I prefer Todd to Abby Lee Miller because he isn't as horrible! lol. He's still pretty strict on his dancers though. There's a lot of pressure on the girls, especially being at university as well. I couldn't do it! In my opinion Marissa, Kobie and Taylor are some of the standout dancers. They all seem to work hard though. :)


So Sharp is currently showing on Lifetime UK on Mondays at 10pm.

For more on the show and the girls check out these links:


Lifetime US: http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/so-sharp/

Lifetime UK:  http://www.lifetimetv.co.uk/shows/so-sharp-dance-squad


Decider article: https://decider.com/2017/08/23/so-sharp-is-a-not-so-grown-up-dance-moms/

 Read more about Todd here: https://www.bustle.com/p/whos-todd-sharp-the-so-sharp-coach-is-a-dance-team-legend-72480


And these are some of the girls' links:

Marissa's Twitter: https://twitter.com/marissahall64

Marissa's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissahall64/ 

Miller sisters' YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MsMilvic/

Kobie's official site: https://www.theksymonej.com/

Rose's Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosecrombiee

Michelle's Twitter: https://twitter.com/michellercarp

Gabrielle's Twitter: https://twitter.com/gab_iannone

Ryleigh's Twitter: https://twitter.com/hi_itsRyRy


Note: I can't find any online profiles for Taylor. I'll update in the future if I come across any. :)




Want more dance? Visit these posts:

Dance Moms: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/dance-moms.html

Dance Mums UK: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/dance-mums-with-jennifer-ellison.html


Bring It!: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/dance-videos.html

Step It Up: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/step-it-up.html

LA Clippers Dance Squad: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/la-clippers-dance-squad.html

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