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Local Dancers Perform in The Varsity Spirit Spectacular at The Walt Disney World® Resort

December 14, 2023
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Local Dancers Perform in The Varsity Spirit Spectacular at The Walt Disney World® Resort

Abby Blair, Taraji Carter-Gore, Sophie Glassman, and Makenzie Rowland from Amity High School in Woodbridge, CT are four of more than 800 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that represented the camp brands of Varsity Spirit in the Varsity Spirit Spectacular at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida from November 17 - November 20, 2023.  The individuals invited to perform are part of a select group of captains, co-captains, officers and seniors who attended a Varsity Spirit summer camp this summer hosted by Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA), Universal Dance Association (UDA), National Cheerleaders Association (NCA), National Dance Alliance (NDA), United Spirit Association (USA) and Urban Cheerleading Experience (UCE). 

Abby, Taraji, Sophie, and Makenzie performed in an exclusive performance at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park before of hundreds of fans.  Besides enjoying a sunny trip to Orlando, performers had the opportunity to meet cheerleaders and dancers from across that nation and enjoy a magical holiday season at Walt Disney World® Resort parks.  For more information, visit or contact John Calitri at

Memphis-based Varsity Spirit, the driving force behind cheerleading’s dynamic transformation into the high-energy, athletic activity it is today, is the leading global source for all things spirit, including cheerleading, dance team and performing arts.  A division of Varsity Brands, Varsity Spirit is a leader in uniform innovation, as well as educational camps, clinics and competitions, impacting more than a million athletes each year.  Focused on safety, entertainment and traditional school leadership, Varsity Spirit’s employees have been dedicated to celebrating spirit through its brands since 1974.  For more information about Varsity Spirit or Varsity Brands, please visit or

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