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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

                                              Los Angeles, CA March 31-April 2nd, 2017

(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

 

 

EXTRA

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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