The Star Experience

Sea Mist Resort, Myrtle Beach, October 12, 2019

Under the Artistic Direction of Christopher Robins and Hillarie Covington

Star Talent is excited to offer a new one day dance experience. This affordable program will occur this October in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Our Star faculty will share their expertise and passion as they motivate dancers to expand the awareness of the entertainment experience in a fun and organized atmosphere.

Classes offered are as follows:

  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Ballet
  • Creative Movement
  • Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre
  • Group Style Ballroom

An intimate and interactive dance convention that will challenge and prepare you for next season.

One Day Intensive: $125

Petite Pricing: $75

Optional Sunday Add-ons

No Charge in 2019 Audition Workshop

The Audition Workshop is a one-hour educational experience for dancers of all ages who are interested in pursuing a professional career in dance or commercial work. The Audition Workshop is led by one of our accredited master teachers and is designed to better prepare the dancers for any auditioning experience. The class will provide all of the fundamentals and knowledge for a successful audition. The workshop is broken down into sections, focusing on the important topics you can expect at a professional audition.

$75.00 Routine Critiques and Feedback

Perform your routine for members of our faculty. These dance professionals will provide positive, inspirational and constructive critiques to assist in cleaning your routine. Each routine will receive flash drive recording as well as immediate live feedback. Limited spots available.

$50.00 Private Lesson

With your choice of instructor. This is an optional add on to the Routine Critique and Feedback. This one on one experience is a 25 minutes session. Limited spots available.

Meet The Faculty


Hiliarie Covington

Hiliarie has been dancing and performing from the age of two, and at an early age she showed a true passion and love for the art. She studied with Susan Anderson, Stacey Calvert and Miriam Barbosa at the University of South Carolina where she earned a Dance Performance and Choreography degree. Hiliarie has also studied under Naomi Calvert, Mike Minery, Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Gregg Russell and Corey Burns. She was a member of her award-winning and nationally recognized collegiate Dance Team for two years. She has been competing since age 10 winning many overall awards for her solos and group routines. Hiliarie was an L.A. Underground Scholarship recipient, Top DTI Soloist, and Top Starbound Soloist. She now works with contestants in the Little Miss State Pageant system, Miss America and Miss USA system for their talent competition. She performed along the east coast with a grand finale show in Washington DC with the World War II tribute show “Road to Victory”. She has also danced with Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Presently, she is a regional director for Encore DCS and choreographer for the Dream Team promotional video as well as a sought out choreographer across the southeast. Her passion to create new and exciting pieces along with her visually stimulating movement sets her apart in all of her dance choreography.

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Christopher Robbins

Christopher is a born South Carolinian. Member of Actors Equity Union & SC Artist in Residence. He has worked professionally in entertainment for over 23 years and his spectrum ranges from Singer, Dancer, Actor, Producer, Director, and Choreographer. Chris has worked with artists/choreographers such as Donny & Jimmy Osmond, Darius Rucker, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Holiday, Kristine W, The Pointer Sisters, Lee Greenwood, Caroline Lewis Jones, Gil Stroming, Adrienne Canterna, Jean Whitaker, Joe Lanteri, Pamela Bolling, and Pam Chancey. He has worked for companies such as Opryland Productions, Gaylord Productions, Victoria’s Secret, Hardrive Productions, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Pzazz Entertainment, OnStage Productions, StarStudded Entertainment, Walt Disney World Productions, and Tokyo Disney Productions. Chris was in The Disney Productions of “Beauty and the Beast,” “Lion King, & “Tarzan Rocks” to name few. He was the full time Swing for “Legends in Concert” based out of Las Vegas for 8 years. He has been the Grinch for the City of Savannah for the past 3 years and in the Ballet “The Nutrcracker” as Cavalier at the Lucas Theater in Savannah 2017 & 2018. Chris was hired by many entertainment venues in the Southeast with his company E’clatez as a dancer, producer, singer, & choreographer. He is the Ballroom couple winner for “Dancing with the Horry County Stars” televised program in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, & 2016. Chris worked for Hardrive Productions as Production Assistant/Executive Asst. to the President/CEO Pamela Bolling where he facilitated shows for Celebrity Cruises & many other companies. Many of his coached students have pursued professional work on Broadway, tv, movies, Radio City Rockettes, BadBoysofDance, and assistants to NYCDA, Jump, Nuvo, Dance Makers, and Pulse. Chris is currently finished on the movie “1 Chance 2 Dance” filmed in LA as choreographer & played the role of “Alex.” IMDB.

Presently, Chris is employed with 7 competition/convention circuits currently. He coaches all over the US using his specialized form of teaching, working on body alignment, conditioning, strength, stretch, across the floor, and combo. Chris is currently on faculty for The Star Experience, Inspire Dance Intensives, Encore Extreme, Beyond Limits Dance Convention, and DMA touring the US. Chris is licensed Water Safety Instructor’s in which he has coached swimming for over 15 years. Chris is the CEO and residing Artistic Director of E’clatez Production Company. For more info. visit FBook and @thechristopherrobbins on Instagram.

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Hotel info

SeaMist Resort

Sea Mist Oceanfront

1200 South Ocean Boulevard Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(800) 732-6478 Get Directions

Room Rates

  • Tides – Oceanfront Queen Studio $81.00
  • Driftwood – Ocean view Queen Studio $70.00
  • Driftwood – Ocean view Bedroom $60.00

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