Del Mar teen wins ‘Dancer of Year’ title

Jolie Ana Hoyle, 13, won Teen ‘Dancer of the Year’ at a recent competition held at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Jolie Ana Hoyle, 13, of the Royal Academy of Performing Arts, won Teen “Dancer of the Year” recently at the Rainbow International Dance Competition held at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

She won Double Platinum for her lyrical solo, “I’m in Here,” choreographed by Katie Carnett.

Jolie Ana was also in three group dances with her RAPA teammates that won Double Platinum and Platinum.

She has trained at Royal Dance Academy and RAPA for the past 6 1/2 years and has achieved distinction in the RAD Ballet program, grades 1-5, as well as participating in RAPA’s hip hop/jazz company Young Royalty Crew. Last summer, she participated in the American Ballet Theatre summer dance intensive and was recently accepted into the Debbie Allen Dance Academy summer intensive program.

A Del Mar resident, Jolie Ana is an active member of the National Charity League, San Dieguito chapter and is a seventh-grade student at Earl Warren Middle School.