Showcase is an exciting theatrical opportunity for skaters who love entertaining crowds. The skaters and audience alike enjoy a thrilling performance that fuses figure skating with artistic creativity.

With the use of props, elaborate costumes and theatrical performance, showcase fuses figure skating with artistic creativity. Showcase events are open at many nonqualifying competitions for single skaters, duets, small ensembles and production numbers. 

Singles skaters of all ages and levels can participate in showcase in the following categories:

  • Emotional Performance
  • Choreographic Artistry
  • Lyrical Pop
  • Character Performance
  • Comedic Impressions
  • Interpretive

Descriptions of each category and rules regarding props can be found in the Showcase Guidelines. 

A highlight of showcase events is the opportunity for skaters to compete in a group. Club members and friends alike can enter these events to have fun and show off their theatrical skating skills. Groups can participate in the following events: 

  • Duets/Trios – Two or three competitors perform a theatrical program with the option to use props and scenery.
  • Mini Production Ensembles – Groups of four to eight skaters perform together with the option to use props and scenery.
  • Production Ensembles – Nine or more competitors perform a program together with the option to use props and scenery.

Find a Showcase competition 

National Showcase

National Showcase is a competition filled with inspiration, and skaters who qualify are strongly encouraged to participate. The top four skaters within any showcase event at a nonqualifying competition can enter the National Showcase.

The 2022 National Showcase competition will be hosted by the Champions Edge Skating Club & AdventHealth Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, Florida, August 2-6, 2022. 

Read the 2022 Showcase Guidelines

Your contacts for this area of interest

Karissa Woienski
Karissa Woienski
Manager, Figure Skating Programs
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John Cole
Chair, Program and New Program Development
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Daren Patterson
Vice Chair, Showcase