A letter of interest form to be filled out and submitted prior to the audition.
Minimum dance team requirements that must be met and considered prior to auditioning:
Dancers must attend the dance intensive over the summer.
Company dancers can attend a range of 5-8 hours of class per week over the course of each 16 to 17-week session; students must commit to attending the program for at least one calendar year.
• 1-2 ballet classes ( 1-2.25 hours/wk)
• 1 traditional modern class (45 min-1-hour)
• 1 Jazz class (45 min-1 hour/wk)
• Minimum choice of one but could take all:
• 1 Acro class (1 hour/wk) **Preferred but not required**
• 1 Hip Hop (1 hour/wk)
• 1 Tap class (1hour/wk)
• 1 Musical Theater (1hour/wk) ages 9+
**dancers under age 9 have a lighter schedule requirement
No more than 4 classes per season/year may be missed.
Three late arrivals or sitting out or combo of both with account for an absence
No more than 4 team rehearsals can be missed the entire season.
Dress code and hair:
Must be adhered to as part of the team and setting an example for all dancers at studio
Minimum of three regional competitions, master classes, local performances and travel opportunities.
Additional details will be provided once the letters are sent home with results from auditions and an info session will be held in early September.
Skills to work on or be prepared to show at auditions:
back bend from standing
chaine leap turn
right/left pirroutte and multiples
We also teach contemporary/lyrical/jazz/hip hop combos that will only be taught at audition.
If dancer checks off tap/hip hop for interest additional items may be required on that day.
**Please note it recommended that dancers audition even if with the slight interest because it prepares them for the reality, intensity and commitment that will be required of them if accepted
on team or in the future.
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