Founded in 1978, Showstopper is America‘s first, longest running and most prestigious dance competition. Showstopper set the standards for competitive dance in America with the first and longest aired dance competition television show, broadcasted on national television for 20 years. As a full production company, today Showstopper hosts over 50 events a year throughout the United States and internationally. Each competition is equipped with the industry‘s best judges, stages, background screens, lighting, and cameras. In 2018 our stages saw over 50,000 dancers from all across the world. Join us and dance among the best!