Our Story

The Experience

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Kelly Clement is the owner & Chief Energy Officer of IGNITE Dance Connections.  She designs, sources & dreams of costumes and has ignited dancers across the U.S. 

Dance is her PASSION.  

She is a choreographer, dance educator, costume-designer and dance judge with over 35 years of experience in this amazing artistic & athletic industry.  After 15 years in Corporate America leading apparel merchandising & global production teams for a Fortune50 retailer, she ignited a spark to fill the need she felt as a teacher trying to find unique looks to set her routines on fire!  IGNITE Dance Connections was launched in October 2015.  She has pulled in talented pattern-makers & seamstresses to share their talents to make up a multiple BEST COSTUME award-winning team.  We look forward to continuing to learn & grow through our clients, dancers, & this evolving industry.

The Moment

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In today’s age, uniqueness, authenticity & self-expression make any choreography stand out in the sea of dance performances.  IGNITE is here to do that for costumes.  So much goes in to a 2 minute performance...choreography, technique, energy, getting dancers to their potential, fitting in your financial costume budgets...we are a dance costume solutions company that will help you maximize your moment.  Let us take your concept & movement & ignite it on stage with a look that personifies your dance and takes it to the next level.  

The Dancers

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  We get you. We listen. We love dance.  When it comest down to it, it needs to fit well, help to deliver confidence, & project your story to the audience and the judges.  A dancer needs to have conviction, purpose & meaning behind his or her movement & that is how we look at costuming.  From soloists, to small groups to production lines, we look forward to creating something to be part of your story.