Video Gallery

CaRu's owner and artistic director Cassie Russo-Sweeney - assisted by Gianna Newborg and Amanda Jordan - is invited to be a convention faculty member and Dance Battle judge at Turn It Up Dance Challenge's 2019 National Finals in Ocean City, MD.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Handle with Care" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney which won the CaRu Crew the distinction of National Champions at 2019 Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ. 

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Conga" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney and Nicole Lodato which received Runner Up in the Intermediate category of the Dance Battle at 2019 Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ. "Conga" also won 1st Overall Intermediate Teen Super Group at Encore DCS Regionals in East Rutherford, NJ.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Undertow" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney and Nicole Lodato. This number was chosen to compete in the Dance Battle at 2019 Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ and received countless other awards including "Stellar Award for Highest Scoring Routine" at Beyond the Stars Regionals in King of Prussia, PA.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Rest in Youth" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney and Nicole Lodato. It was chosen to compete in the Dance Battle at 2019 Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ. It was also recognized as 1st Overall Elite Teen Small Group at Turn It Up Regionals in Neptune, NJ, at Encore DCS in East Rutherford, NJ and at Beyond the Stars Regionals in King of Prussia, PA.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Dreams Imagined" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney and Nicole Lodato. "Dreams Imagined" was chosen to participate in the Dance Battle at 2019 Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ. This piece also won 1st Overall Elite Teen Production at Encore Dance Competition of the Stars Regionals in East Rutherford, NJ.

The 2019 CaRu Crew perform "Familia" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney which won 2nd Overall Elite Teen Duo/Trio at Turn It Up Regionals in Neptune, NJ and 3rd Overall Elite Teen Duo/Trio at Encore Dance Competition of the Stars Regionals in East Rutherford, NJ.

2019 CaRu Crew member Maddy performs "Somewhere" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney. "Somewhere" received 1st Overall Elite Senior Solo at Encore DCS Regionals in East Rutherford, NJ and received 4th Overall Competitive Senior Solo out of nearly 200 entries at Turn It Up National Finals in Long Branch, NJ.

2019 CaRu Crew member Emma performs "Why So Serious?" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney. This solo received a number of special judges awards and was 1st Overall Elite Teen Solo at Encore DCS in East Rutherford, NJ.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Lean on Me" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney. This duo received 2nd Overall Elite Senior Duo/Trio at Encore DCS in East Rutherford, NJ.

The 2019 CaRu Crew performs "Escalate" choreographed by Cassie Russo-Sweeney which received 2nd Overall Elite Senior Duo/Trio at Turn It Up Regionals in Neptune, NJ.

The 2018 CaRu Crew Competition Company.