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Tryouts are being held in May for the 2019-2020 dance year.

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Program Description:

          The Pre-Professional Program is geared towards the most serious dancer at Project Dance that has a desire and dream beyond a high school career. Dancers in the Pre-Professional Program will be given experiences and opportunities that will prepare them for their dream in the professional or college dance world. Dancers in this program will have the opportunity to receive intense training in ballet, jazz technique, artistry, performance quality, pointe, hip hop and acro. This program is for the most committed dancer.

          With a well diversified weekly schedule this dancer will receive training at a quick, intense pace. His/her weekly schedule will consist of three ballet classes taught by knowledgeable and highly experienced staff that work to instill a passion and love for ballet. Students will also have a required jazz technique class, two competition choreography classes and an acro class with instruction from highly trained, certified and qualified staff members.

           Members of these teams also have the option to participate on award winning Hip Hop Teams, Ballet Ensemble, Pointe Ensemble or a pointe class. Dancers are placed on a Hip Hop and Ballet Ensemble Team based off an audition. Pointe Ensemble is for our dancers proficient in pointe and asked by invitation only to participate.  

Dancers in the Pre-Professional Program will compete in four to five genres; jazz production, contemporary, lyrical and open. They will also have the option to compete in either hip-hop, ballet ensemble, pointe ensemble or participate in a pointe class. All of these pieces will compete at four local competitions. They will also compete in three genres, by choice of the directors, at two local national dance conventions. Project Dance brings in only the best professional choreographers from all across the country to teach their students their competition material. These guest choreographers have been recognized on a national level for their work.

          All dancers in this program will participate in Epic Dance Convention each season and will also attend the two national convention workshops that they will compete at. The studio directors are passionate about having their dancers participate in these extra conventions because they see the value in their students learning from professionals who are the best in their industry. In fact, they also bring in professionals such as season 7 winner of SYTYCD, Lauren Froderman or 9 season participate of Dancing With The Stars, Chelsie Hightower, to name a few, for master classes throughout the season.  

Dancers in this program will be evaluated twice a year to track their progression and to assist them in improving in their weaker areas. Collaboration between teachers about individual students also facilitates this progression.
          This program requires dancers to attend 7 of the 15 summer intensive days offered on select weeks in both June and July. Summer intensive classes for the Pre-Professional Program are held Monday-Friday, 8am-1pm. This flexibility allows your family the freedom to pick what works best with your summer vacation schedule. 

          Please visit “tryout schedule” so your dancer knows when to attend tryouts. Tryouts are necessary for both new and existing students. Following tryouts we will inform your dancer how many intensives days are required for them depending on which team they make. Dancers that do not participate in the summer intensive program will not be allowed to compete the following dance season with us.

PD is excited to announce the optional performance tour next season. Our dancers will have the opportunity to dance on a cruise ship, leaving from the Long Beach, California Port. This Tour will happen in the Spring of 2020.    
          Project Dance is not only committed to developing great dancers, but also about the growth of the individuals character! Students learn teamwork, discipline, importance of strong work ethic, dedication, and responsibility all while training in a challenging, positive and fun environment.

 

 

At-A-Glance:

  • Team: 3 Separate Teams

  • Weekly Time Commitment: 9.5-11 Hours/Week

    • 3 Ballet Classes (1.5 Hours Each)

    • 1 Jazz Technique Class (1.5 Hours)

    • 1-2 Competition Choreography Classes (1.5 Hours Each)

    • 1 Hip Hop Class (1 Hour)

    • 1 Acro Class (1 Hour)

  • Routines: Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and An Open Division for the Oldest Team Only

  • Competitions: 4 Local

  • Required Dance Convention: Epic

    • Date: Fall 2019

    • Location: TBA

  • Required Two National Dance Conventions - TBA

    • Spring of 2020

    • Compete 2 Routines of Choice at Each Convention

  • Summer Intensives: 7 Days Out of 15 Days Off​ered

    • Choose 7 Days from the Schedule

    • Monday thru Friday from 8am-12:30pm

  • Optional Competition Teams that Dancers In This Program Can Participate On: Power Taps Team, Pointe Ensemble, Ballet Production Ensemble, Varsity Cheer Squad

 

Tuition:

  • $141.75 Due on the 1st of Each Month for June and July 2019 for Summer Intensives Only

  • $208 Due on the 1st of Each Month from August 2019-May 2020

    • Depending On Which Team Student Is Placed On Will Decide Tuition Price

    • This tuition does not include the extra $20-35/month tuition for the POINTE CLASS, HIP HOP TEAM, BALLET ENSEMBLE or POINT ENSEMBLE that is required to choose 1 of the 4 options given for the pre-professional program.

  • Auto Pay Savings $5 Per Month Per Family, Up to $50 Per Year

  • Includes:

    • 7 Required Summer Intensive Days of Choice

    • Monthly Tuition for Required Dance Classes

 

Mandatory Supply Fees:

  • $190 Due on the 20th of Each Month from June 2019-May 2020

    • This supply fee does not include the added fee to participate on a HIP HOP TEAM, BALLET ENSEMBLE or POINT ENSEMBLE that is required to choose for the pre-professional program.

    • **Visit each individual page to learn the supply fee cost involved for each team.

  • Includes:

    • Choreography Fees

    • Competition Fees + Convention Competition Fees

    • Epic Convention

    • Costume Fees for 4-5 Routines

    • Participate in 2 Conventions

 

Other Mandatory Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $35

    • Due upon Enrollment of Summer Intensives 2019

  • Studio Makeup Kit* = $35.75

    • Due on August 1st, 2019

  • Studio Jacket* = $80 for Youth Sizes $103 for Adult Sizes

    • Ordered Through the Spiritwear Link by September 1st, 2019

  • Team Turner Shoes* = $20

    • Available in the Studio Store

  • Team Tights* = $9

    • Available in the Studio Store

  • Year End Spring Recital Fee = $35

    • Due October 20th, 2020

 

*Required for new students or if you need to replace a worn out item.

 

Optional Tour:

  • Dancing at Sea - Cruise Ship - Spring 2020

 

***Studio offers MANY fundraisers throughout the year to assist in all costs***

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