All dancers interested in being a part of our Competitive dance team must attend an audition in early September, the week before classes start. Dancers will be chosen/placed in classes according to ability, experience, and at the teacher's discretion.
All competitive dancers and their parents must sign a competitive contract at the beginning of the season, declaring their commitment.
Competitive dancers must adhere to strict guidelines concerning class attendance, as well as attendance for extra rehearsals on weekends.
Additional fees are required for competitive dancing to pay for supplementary rehearsals, competition entrance fees, costumes and administration. Parents should consider travel expenses as they are a by-product of being a part of the competitive team.
Training requirements for Competitive Dancers:
Jr, Intermediate & Sr Competitive Jazz & Lyrical - Dancers must be taking Graded RAD ballet classes twice a week. Dancers must attend supplementary rehearsals on Sundays from January - April.
Intermediate & Sr Competitive Modern - Dancers must be taking Graded RAD ballet classes twice a week. Dancers must attend supplementary rehearsals on Sundays from January - April.
Intermediate & Sr Competitive Tap - Dancers must also take ballet.
Competitive Hip-Hop - This class is for dancers 13 and older. Dancers must have prior Hip-Hop experience or a minimum of three years of dance experience in Ballet, Jazz or Modern. Dancers will be chosen based on ability, experience and at the teacher's discretion.