“Where Competition Isn’t Everything…It’s a Wonderful Thing.”
“Where Competition Isn’t Everything… It’s A Wonderful Thing”
Imagine being part of a fun-filled, high energy, exciting environment, where competitors can showcase their talents & entertain an audience. That’s what you can expect at That’s Entertainment.
RoseMary & Joel Pontuck owned and operated competitive dance & gymnastics studio’s for over 35 year’s. They were also parents of a competitive dancer, which has given them great insight into the needs of their clientele.
For the past 17 years That’s Entertainment has been providing educational and entertaining competitions throughout the Central and Eastern U.S. Our family-fun events & competitions offer a variety of genres such as Dance, Acrobatics, Vocal & Modeling.
In this ever-changing world TE looks to bring awareness to all our competitors through our Anti-bullying/Social Issue Music Videos. Our goals are to bring opportunities such as education, exposure & scholarships. We strive to build self-esteem so they can overcome any situation they may encounter. Through these components the competitors have the potential to further develop as a performer and use these tools to be successful in any field they choose to pursue. Developing a positive attitude & way of thinking are key elements that are necessary in reaching their goals.
MEET OUR EXECUTIVES
RoseMary Pontuck, Sr. – CEO
Rosemary Pontuck Sr. founded her own dance studio at the age of 17 in the early 70’s. Since then, she administered several others in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, she has produced and directed over 40 shows in her career. In the early 90’s she served as the stage manager for the National Tap Dance Day with Savion Glover, and the Nicolas Brothers. RoseMary had also worked with Honi Coles, Mint Hinton, Gregory Hines, and many other successful dancers. In the year 2000 she founded That’s Entertainment Performing Arts Competition, formerly known as Dance Arts Plus. Over 200 events have been produced and executed since TE’s inception.
Joel Pontuck – Executive Producer
Joel Pontuck trained at WestPoint and is a former Bronze Medalist of the NY Junior Olympics in the 1960’s. He apprenticed at Coin Maloney Productions. In 1973, Joel and RoseMary became a team by adding Gymnastics to StarMaker Dance Studio’s repertoire, where he also produced and directed over 40 shows. In the early 90’s he and RoseMary (his wife) collaborated on many projects.
RoseMary Pontuck, Jr. – Director
RoseMary Pontuck grew up in her family’s StarMaker Dance & Gymnastics Studio, and studied dance at Talented Unlimited in Manhattan, NY & Curtis High School in Staten Island, NY. She has also taught dance at her family studio and still finds time to teach in the past a Susie Karlick’s Dance Sensation and now at Royal Dance Academy. She has also been a guest teacher for multiple studios for the last 10 years. She is the CEO of Battle For Your Life Inc. & Foreign Republic Media Group, LLC. Battle For Your Life Inc. (founded in 2011) is a Street Dance Competition focusing on Hip-Hop Dance crews & individual street dancers. Foreign Republic Media Group, LLC (founded in 2013) is an entertainment business specializing in dance and music. RoseMary has worked alongside with celebrity dancers such as Buddha Stretch, Virgil Gadson, Russell Ferguson and many more. RoseMary has also grew working in their second family business That’s Entertainment. The last 8 years she has been striving to bring a competition with substance to these competitors. Adding in Studio Interviews, Free Singles and Music Video opportunities have been some of her accomplishments within the company.