Junior, Teen and Senior company are required to attend a total of 4 hours of Rehearsal, as well as one hour of Ballet, and one additional hour of teachnique.
Petite Company is required to participate in 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 is 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!
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 2016-2017
Showstopper Dance Competition- Anaheim, CA February 17-20, 2017
KAR- Redondo Beach, CA March 3-5th, 2017
MOVE Dance Competition- Ontario,CA June 2-4th 2017
MOVE Nationals- Palm Springs, CA July 8-13th, 2017
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