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Auriel Welty
Auriel Welty
Gender Female
Age 22
Birthdate November 10, 1996
Nationality American
Hometown Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Height unknown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
School Grade {{{school grade}}}
Professional Information
Profession Choreographer
Dancer
Student
Affiliations n/a
Dance Studios Abby Lee Dance Company (dancer)
Sandra Lynn's School of Dance (dancer)
Dance Mechanics (choreographer)
Titles see below
Friends and Family
Parents unknown
Siblings Joe Fannelli (brother)
Friends Nick Dobbs
Brooke Hyland
Paige Hyland
Nina Linhart
Chloe Lukasiak
Gianna Martello
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Brittany Pent
Kendall Vertes
Ryleigh Vertes
Jennine Wedge
Mackenzie Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler
Pets none
Nicknames unknown
Auriel Welty (born on November 10, 1996 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is a dancer who appeared on Dance Moms. She is an alumni dancer of the Abby Lee Miller Dance Company, and is currently attending Slippery Rock University.

DancesEdit

SolosEdit

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Competition Place Awards
2008 Hiding Underwater lyrical unknown Starpower (Columbus) 1st runner-up for Regional Teen Miss Starpower
StarQuest (Pittsburgh) 5th in Teen Solos
2009 By Your Side contemporary unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Competitive Solos
StarQuest (Pittsburgh) 13th in Teen Solos
2010 Heavy Contemporary unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Competitive Solos
Wanderlust Contemporary unknown JUMP (Pittsburgh) unknown scoring
unknown unknown unknown StarQuest (Pittsburgh) 15th in Teen Solos
2011 Jess' Journey Contemporary Michelle Clark Revolution (Pittsburgh) 5th in Age 15-19 Blue Solos
2012 Last Warning Contemporary Gianna Martello DEA (Pittsburgh) did not place
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
2013 Seduces Me Contemporary James Washington DEA (Pittsburgh) did not place
JUMP (Pittsburgh) Gold Award
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) did not place
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 5th in Senior Solos
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) did not place
2014 Purple Rain Contemporary unknown Hollywood Vibe (Baltimore) 3rd in Senior Contemporary/Modern Solos
Hollywood Vibe (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Contemporary/Modern Solos
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) did not place
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) did not place
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Senior Solos

DuetsEdit

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancer Competition Place Awards
2004 Hold On lyrical unknown Christi Diorio Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 7th in Mini Competitive Duet/Trios
2008 Cold Water jazz unknown Nick Dobbs NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Junior Duet/Trios
2009 Beware hip hop unknown Alexis Connors Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Competitive Duet/Trios
Hallelujah lyrical unknown Kelsey Landers Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Competitive Duet/Trios
2010 About That Walk jazz unknown Alexis Connors Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 5th in Teen Competitive Duet/Trios
2012 I Don't Feel It Anymore Contemporary unknown Nick Dobbs DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Duet/Trios
Hollywood Vibe (Pittsburgh) Platinum Award
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Duet/Trios
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Duet/Trios
1st in Teen Lyrical Duet/Trios
2013 NUVO (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Duet/Trios
You Still Hurt Me Contemporary unknown Nick Dobbs JUMP (Pittsburgh) Gold Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Duets
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Teen Duet/Trios
2014 For the Better Lyrical unknown Brooke Kosinski Hollywood Vibe (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Duet/Trios
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) did not place
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Duets
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) did not place
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Lyrical Duet/Trios

TriosEdit

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancers Competition Place Awards
2013 Never Again Contemporary unknown Payton Ackerman
Katherine Narasimhan
DEA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Duet/Trios
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
NUVO (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Duet/Trios
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Duet/Trios
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Teen Duet/Trios
Locomotion Jazz unknown Payton Ackerman
Ryleigh Vertes
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Advanced Senior Duet/Trios
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Senior Trios
2014 NUVO (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Duet/Trios
All I Need Jazz Payton Ackerman
Ryleigh Vertes
unknown JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
Explosion Contemporary Mariah Aivazis
Ryleigh Vertes
unknown JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place

GroupsEdit

with Abby Lee Dance CompanyEdit

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancers Competition Place Awards
2012 Addicted to Love Jazz unknown Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Katie Genre
Olivia Ice
Nina Linhart
Brittany Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
DEA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Lines
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
Doctor's Orders Musical Theater unknown unknown DEA (Pittsburgh) did not place
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Lines
1st in Teen/Senior Musical Theater
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 4th in Senior Lines
1st in Senior Musical Theater
Journey to the Altar Lyrical unknown Elissa Berardi
John Michael Fiumara
Katie Genre
Olivia Ice
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Brittany Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
DEA (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Lines
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Lines
Nexstar (Akron) 1st in Nexstar Senior Large Groups
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Lines
3rd in Senior Contemporary
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Large Groups
Land Unforgiving Lyrical unknown Nia Frazier
Brooke Hyland
Paige Hyland
Nina Linhart
Chloe Lukasiak
Katherine Narasimhan
Mackenzie Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler
Nexstar (Akron) 5th in Nexstar Junior Small Groups
Piano Man Contemporary unknown Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Nick Dobbs
John Michael Fiumara
Katie Genre
Maddie Genre
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Nina Linhart
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Brittany Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Hope Roberts
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Lines
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Extended Lines
Teen Best of JUMP Award
Nexstar (Akron) 4th in Nexstar Senior Large Groups
Unzipped Specialty unknown Payton Ackerman
John Michael Fiumara
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Brittany Pent
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
DEA (Pittsburgh) did not place
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 4th in Senior Groups
1st in Senior Specialty
2013 American Dream (aka "Americano") Lyrical unknown Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Nick Dobbs
Nia Frazier
Brooke Hyland
Paige Hyland
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Nina Linhart
Chloe Lukasiak
Malena Maust
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Hope Roberts
Elizabeth Rohm
Keara Sweeney
Alison Taylor
Kendall Vertes
Ryleigh Vertes
Eve Vinkler
Maddie Ziegler
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Teen Lines
King Porter Stomp Tap Matt Saffron Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Nick Dobbs
Olivia Ice
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) High Gold Award
Maestro Musical Theater Abby Lee Miller Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Olivia Ice
Nina Linhart
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) High Gold Award
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Advanced Teen Division
Teen Entertainment Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Lines
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 4th in Teen Lines
1st in Titanium Groups/Lines/Productions
Man of La Mancha Specialty Jennine Wedge Elissa Berardi
Nick Dobbs
Nia Frazier
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Elizabeth Rohm
Brandon Pent
Kendall Vertes
Maddie Ziegler
JUMP (Pittsburgh) High Gold Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 5th in Teen Lines
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Teen Lines
Red Carpet Specialty James Washington Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Nick Dobbs
Olivia Ice
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) High Gold Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Lines
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Senior Lines
Reign Dance Lyrical James Washington Payton Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Nia Frazier
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Nina Linhart
Malena Maust
Katherine Narasimhan
Stephanie Pittman
Hope Roberts
Elizabeth Rohm
Keara Sweeney
Kendall Vertes
Ryleigh Vertes
Maddie Ziegler
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 4th in Teen Lines
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Teen Lines
Why Not Me Lyrical unknown Elissa Berardi
Emily Burkhart
Kevin Cosculluela
Brooke Hyland
Nina Linhart
Elizabeth Rohm
Masters of Dance Arts (Coraopolis) 1st in Senior Groups
Wish I Didn't Contemporary unknown Payton Ackerman
Nick Dobbs
Nina Linhart
Brandon Pent
Elizabeth Rohm
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) High Gold Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Groups
2014 America Gone Lyrical unknown Payton Ackerman
Mariah Aivazis
Nia Frazier
Olivia Ice
Brooke Kosinski
Sammie Lenzi
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Ian Schmoke
Keara Sweeney
Alison Taylor
Kendall Vertes
Ryleigh Vertes
Eve Vinkler
Mackenzie Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Teen Lines
Crazy in Love Jazz unknown Payton Ackerman
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) Gold Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 9th in Teen Groups
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 5th in Senior Groups
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 4th in Senior Groups
Garland Waltz Pointe unknown Payton Ackerman
Mariah Aivazis
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Ian Schmoke
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
n/a n/a
In Time Contemporary unknown Payton Ackerman
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Ian Schmoke
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Groups
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Senior Groups
Lost and Found Contemporary James Washington Payton Ackerman
Katherine Narasimhan
Ryleigh Vertes
Hollywood Vibe (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Small Groups
1st in Overall Senior Groups
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
Best in Studio Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
1st in Senior Contemporary
Senior Critics Choice Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
Sheer Brilliance Award
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 2nd in Titanium Groups/Lines/Productions
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Contemporary Small Groups
Lucky One Specialty unknown Payton Ackerman
Mariah Aivazis
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Groups
Gold Award
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
Screaming Silence Lyrical unknown Kamryn Beck
Tori Cullo
Malena Maust
Hope Roberts
Bella Tenaglia
McKaylee True
Ryleigh Vertes
Kaeli Ware
NUVO (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
Senior Best Nu Group Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 6th in Teen Groups
1st in Teen Contemporary
World Class Talent (Rockville) did not place
Still Alive for Your Love Lyrical unknown Payton Ackerman
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
Hollywood Vibe (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Small Groups
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 5th in Senior Groups
World Class Talent (Rockville) 5th in Teen World Groups
Vampire Heart Lyrical unknown Payton Ackerman
Mariah Aivazis
Olivia Ice
Kassidy Leon
Katherine Narasimhan
Hope Roberts
Ian Schmoke
Keara Sweeney
Ryleigh Vertes
JUMP (Pittsburgh) did not place
Sheer Talent (Pittsburgh) 4th in Senior Groups
Sheer Talent Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Senior Lines

with Sandra Lynn's School of DanceEdit

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancers Competition Place Awards
2009 Girlfriend hip hop unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 4th in Junior Competitive Small Groups
James Brown jazz unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Junior Competitive Small Groups
Top of the World tap unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 1st in Junior Competitive Small Groups
When I Grow Up Jazz unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Junior Competitive Small Groups
2010 Falling Slowly ballet unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 8th</sup in Teen Competitive Small Groups
Incantation unknown unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 6th in Teen Competitive Small Groups
Let Me Think About It hip hop unknown unknown Showstopper (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Competitive Small Groups

Dance TitlesEdit

  • Regional Junior Miss Dance Educators of America 2006

Runner-Up TitlesEdit

  • Runner up for Regional NYCDA Junior Outstanding Dancer 2007
  • Runner up for Regional NYCDA Junior Outstanding Dancer 2008
  • 1st runner up for Teen Miss Dance of Pennsylvania 2011
  • Runner up for Regional JUMP Senior Female VIP 2012
  • Runner up for Regional JUMP Senior Female VIP 2013
  • Runner up for Regional JUMP Senior Female VIP 2014
  • Runner up for NUVO Senior Female Breakout Artist 2014

GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

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