Leaping Dancer

Competitive Dancer's Information

Do you want to be on stage more?!  Do you want to challenge your self with more choreography?!

Are you wanting to work with other like minded Dancers who share in the same passion and commitment to their dance like you do?

Then joining the Junior or Intermediate dance team just might be for you! 

Here are some basic details to get you started. 

Tryouts to become a Competitive Dancer will be held on JULY 5th at Solstice Studio. 

Tryouts fee. $10 per person. Cash day of or etransfer solsticestudio@hotmail.com

Ages 9 - up

Time: Tryouts start at 10:00 am. and Finish at 1:00 pm

 Please come a few minutes early so you can start preparing on time. Lateness is frowned upon, 

Dress appropriately & what to bring

  • Hair pulled back in a bun, 

  • Make up to a minimum.

  • No jewelry (nose rings and one set of studded earrings are allowed)

  • Must wear bodysuit with tights. Warm-ups are allowed but will be taken off for ballet section. 

  • Bring pants and long sleeved tops for any floor work.

  • Bring ballet slippers, Jazz shoes and socks. 

  • Bring a container to drink plenty of water

  • Bring a healthy solid snack for our short break.

  • Bring exactment and be ready to go!

What to expect

  • Skill testing, ie; leaps and turns. We hope you have been practicing! 

  • Flexibility testing. A higher range of motion is expected with competitive dancers. Stretch at home! :) 

  • Barre & center ballet work

  • Across the floor work

  •  Dance Combinations.  Do not give up, and just do your best!

  • Taught choreography and expected to show it back. 

  • Improv work

  • We will be working through the disciplines of Jazz, Ballet and Contemporary. 

  • Group talk about what to expect in your new dance season

  • You will then finish your tryouts. Once you are finished, you can breath again, know you did your best and await our email. 

 

What will our email tell you?

Our email will tell you your placements in dance routines for this season where you will find out which group you have been put into. 

Competitive Junior Team Dancer Class requisite (necessary) classes for the 2021-2022 Season ( JR DANCERS AGES 9 - 12)

  • 1 PBT - Progressive Ballet Technique  

  • 1 Ballet Class per week. We will choose which one. 

  • 1 Jazz Class per week. 

  • 1 Lyrical class per week. 

  • 1 hour group choreography practice class per week 

  • 1 leap, jump, turn technique class per week.

    • This equals 6 hours of class time per week. 

    • Price $295.20  Plus GST

  • JR Dancers will be required to learn 1 or 2 group competition routines (Jazz/Lyrical) plus any routines in their regular classes. 

  • Dancers can also take any other classes at Solstice studio for NO ADDED COST. As many classes as they like

Competitive Senior Team Dancer Class Requisites for season 2021-2020 Season,

( AGES 13 -18)

  • 1 PBT - Progressive Ballet Technique class 

  • 2 x Intermediate Ballet classes per week

  • 1 x Intermediate Lyrical Class per week 

  • 1 x Intermediate Jazz Class per week 

  • 1 x group choreography practice per week 

  • 1 x leap, jump, turn class per week
    • Price $295.20 Plus GST

  • This equals 7 hours of class time per week.​

  • Inter Dancers will learn 1 to 3 group routines (Jazz / Lyrical / Modern Contemporary) plus any routines in their regular classes. 

  • Dancers can also take any other classes at Solstice studio for NO ADDED COST. As many classes as they like

Fundraising to help with costs starts this summer after tryouts. 

Dancers will also be given the opportunity to find sponsorships from local business to help cover the costs. We fundraise all season. 

Email SOLSTICESTUDIO@HOTMAIL.COM for comp team information. 

See you at tryouts!