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In It to Win! explained:

The web series,
In It to Win! examines dance competition culture through autobiographical, ethnographic, and satirical lenses, primarily by the main character, “Miss Karen” who narrates competition stories, explains the multi-level inner workings of dance competitions, and describes the essential elements that lead to winning those competitions. Following the model of the “mockumentary,” which presents fictional events and characters in a documentary format, the web series reflects the brief (5 minute) mediated format in which the majority of the population actually encounters dance competitions. Situating Miss Karen in a both fictional and non-fictional context extrapolates and exaggerates the ideals of dance competitions in relation to other ways of thinking about dance. In It to Win! is a collaboration between myself, Jeff McMahon (Associate Professor of Theatre, Arizona State University) and Rebekah Cheyne (Senior Media Producer, Arizona State University).