Junior, Teen and Senior company are required to attend a total of 4 hours of Rehearsal a as well as one hour of Ballet and one additional hour of teachnique.
Petite Company is required to do 2 hours of Rehearsal a week and one additinal hour of Ballet.
Mini & Pro companies are required to attend a minimum of 2 hours of rehearsal a week.
Our newest company BREAKTHROUGH is required to attend 2 hours of rehearsal a week
• All Rehearsals will take place during the week Monday-Thursday, Choreography will be learned during Summer Choreography Camps (See Below)
•Solos, Duets/Trios, Small groups and Production numbers will have choreography set based on availability of dancers & choreographers.
•Commitment to the team as a priority, the goal is to create an environment & mindset among the dancers that they don’t WANT to miss rehearsals and competition team is a TOP PRIORITY. Doctors notes required if missing a practice due to illness or injury, otherwise you must come to class/rehearsal and watch. Out of Town is only ‘excused’ absence.
COMPETITIONS & CONVENTIONS
All competitions and conventions the company attends are held outside of the Santa Barbara community. Company members are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations for the competition/convention weekend. Car pooling and room sharing is encouraged and also makes the experience more fun! Betsy will always be willing to take as many students as possible with her!
CONVENTION SCHEDULE FOR 2016-2017 SEASON:
Radix Dance Convention www.RadixDAnce.com OPTIONAL
Anaheim, CA DECEMBER 9-11, 2016
NUVO Dance Convention www.goNuvo.com OPTIONAL
Long Beach, CA JANUARY 13-15, 2017
(Travis Wall, Stacy Tookey, Dana Foglia, Ray Leeper, Mark Meismer)
VELOCITY Dance Competition www.velocitydanceconvention.com
(Tabitha & Napoleon, Tessandra Chavez, Kyle Hanagami, Shannon MAther, Blake McGrath, Dee Caspary, Mark Goodman)
COMPETITION SCHEDULE for 2017-2018
Showstopper Dance Competition- Anaheim, CA February 16-18th, 2018
Velocity Dance Competition - Anaheim, CA April 20 - 22nd, 2018
Showbiz Dance Competition - Pomona, CA May 17-20th, 2018
KAR- Redondo Beach, CA May 25-27th, 2018
MOVE Dance Competition- Ontario, CA June 1-3th 2018
KAR Nationals- Las Vegas, CA July 17-22nd, 2018
June 11: Solo Auditions for ’15-’16 company members
July 29: MANDATORY Pre-Audition Informational Meeting 6:00 PM
August 1-4: Summer Intensive
August 6: Open Auditions for 2016-2017
August 7: Audition Results posted at Olive Street Studio
August 8-12: Junior Company Choreography Camp
August 15-19: Petite & Mini Companies Choreography Camps
August 29: Fall Classes/Rehearsals begin
September 2-5: Teen Company Choreography Camp
September 9 :Mandatory Company-wide Meeting 6-8pm
September 10: Extra Dance Auditions—1pm
September 24: MDC Day at the Beach—12pm
October 15: Company Sleepover at State Street Studio—6pm
October 21-22: Boo at the Zoo
November 12: Mom’s Night 6-8pm
December 2: Santa Barbara Holiday Parade
December 13: Winter Company Concert Tech Rehearsal
December 14-15: Winter Company Concert
February 10th: GVJH Dance Showcase
April 22: MUS Carnival
April 22-23: Earth Day Festival
April 29-30: SB Fair & Expo
June 29: Last day of Classes
June 30: Spring Concert Tech Rehearsal
June 30 & July 1st: Spring Concerts