2022 Performance Company Details

MISSION STATEMENT

The Performance Company program provides an opportunity for dancers to perform at local events as well as three regional competitions while building strong technique, confidence and a strong sense of teamwork.  This program is designed to be an introduction to competition in a fun and supportive environment. Being a member of the Performance Company requires dedication, passion, hard work, an eagerness to learn, and a desire to perform and grow as a dancer.

We hope that the following information will help you decide if the Performance Company is right for your dancer. If you are interested or have any questions please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


EXPECTATIONS

In order to have a cohesive company, certain expectations are required. Some of the expectations are:

  • Good attendance. Attendance is vital in the success of your dancer and their team. 
  • Practice competition routines outside of class times to be fully prepared before each rehearsal. 
  • Arriving for all classes on time and prepared to work hard. 
  • Wearing the appropriate dance attire with hair pulled back and out of the face. 
  • Being a good role model for the younger dancers as well as your fellow class members. 


AUDITIONS

The Performance Company Auditions will be held on Thursday, May 13th from 5:15-6:00pm. This will be a jazz audition

The $25 audition fee and $45 registration fee is due upon registration.

The dancers chosen for the 2021/2022 Performance Company will be posted on the website by Thursday, May 20th. The dances for the 2021/2022 Performance Company competition dances will be posted on the website by Friday, June 25th.

If a dancer is unable to attend the auditions, or is asked to join the Company after the auditions the $25 audition fee will not be waived. If unable to attend, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to set up an evaluation for your dancer.

 

PERFORMANCE COMPANY HIP HOP CREW

Performance Company dancers may participate in Hip Hop Crew for the 2021/2022 Competition season. Performance Company Hip Hop Crew Auditions will be held on Thursday, May 13th from 6:00-6:30pm.

The dancers chosen for the 2021/2022 Performance Company Hip Hop Crew will be posted on the website by Thursday, May 20th. The dances for the 2021/2022 Performance Company competition dances will be posted on the website by Friday, June 25th.

If a dancer is unable to attend the auditions, or is asked to join the Company after the auditions the $25 audition fee will not be waived. If unable to attend, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to set up an evaluation for your dancer.

This dance will be rehearsed during the week, but dancers must be willing to attend an extra rehearsal outside of their regularly scheduled hip hop class. The dancers may be split into groups based on age AND ability.

A one time rehearsal fee is required for the Hip Hop Crew, regardless of how often and/or when the dance rehearses.

  • Hip Hop Crew is required to take three hip hop classes during summer classes in June and July.
  • Hip Hop Crew is required to take one Training Camp hip hop class this summer in August ($25) 

The rehearsal fee for the Hip Hop Crew dance is $125 per dancer, due on September 1st.

 


SUMMER CLASSES

Summer Classes will be held Monday-Thursday evenings in June and July. Performance Company dancers are required to attend 12 summer classes in June/July, but encouraged to take as many classes as possible. Summer is a great time for the dancers to really focus on their technique. Hip Hop Crew dancers are required to take 3 hip hop classes in June/July, but also encouraged to take as many classes as possible. 

Please purchase your summer classes HERE 


WEEKLY CORE CLASSES

The Performance Company dancers will be dancing 1-2 days during the week. All of our Company dancers will be enrolled in the CORE class requirements (jazz, production and technique). All other classes the dancers may wish to enroll in are listed under Additional Class Options. The Performance Company dancers participate in online enrollment for the Additional Class Options, the faculty will enroll them in the appropriate CORE classes after auditions.

Tuition is due by the 1st of each month September - June. Any tuition not received by the 7th of each month will be subject to a $15 late fee.

CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 7TH

PERFORMANCE COMPANY CORE CLASS REQUIREMENTS

45 MINUTES

TECHNIQUE-This class will focus on improving the dancers flexibility, core strength as well as dance skills.  The class will be a combination of stretch and strength and turns and leaps and will vary weekly.

45 MINUTES

JAZZ- This class will focus on smaller competition dances and community performance opportunities. 

45 MINUTES

PRODUCTION REHEARSAL- This class will focus on learning and cleaning the PC Production dance.  This year Production will be a JAZZ dance!!

2.25 TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK = $95 PER MONTH

 


ADDITIONAL CLASS OPTIONS

Performance Company Dancers may choose to enroll in any of the following classes in addition to their CORE Class Requirements.

PERFORMANCE COMPANY ADDITIONAL CLASS OPTIONS
45 MINUTE CONTEMPORARY - Dancers will learn a dance to perform in the Spring Concert.
45 MINUTE HIP HOP - Dancers will learn a dance to perform in the Spring Concert (REQUIRED FOR HIP HOP CREW)
45 MINUTE TAP - Dancers will learn a dance to perform in the Spring Concert.
45
MINUTE
BALLET/TECHNIQUE - This class is designed to help dancers to improve and strengthen their technique.  This class will not perform in the Spring Concert. This class is strongly recommended for all PC dancers

45
MINUTE

ACRO FOR DANCE - This class is designed to help dancers to improve and strengthen their acro skills.  This class will not perform in the Spring Concert. This class is strongly recommended for all PC dancers

 


ADDITIONAL CLASS OPTIONS TUITION SCALE

Our 2021 - 2022 Performance Company season will run from mid August – June. We are pleased to offer discounts for dancers taking classes in addition to their CORE class requirements.

When using the tuition scale below be sure to include your CORE requirements into your total hours per week.

Total Hours
Per Week

Total Tuition
with Base Price

3.25 hours $135
3.5 hours $145
3.75 hours $155
4 hours $165
4.25 hours $175
4.5 hours $185
4.75 hours $190
5 hour $195
5.25 hours $200
5.5 hours $205
5.75 hours $210
6 hours $215
6.25 hours $220
6.5 hours $225
6.75 hours $230
7 hours $235
7.25 hours $240
7.5 hours $245
7.75 hours $250
8 + hours $255

 *Some rehearsals may begin in August and will incur their own set of fees. August Rehearsal Fees will be $20 per dancer.


COMPETITIONS

The dancers must be willing to participate in three regional competitions. All fees will be due three to four months prior to the scheduled competition dates. We will select three Competitions in the Kansas City area. Once all of the dates are available for the 2021/2022 season we will determine where the dancers will compete. If you have any date conflicts in 2022, please be sure to let us know when you fill out your registration form.

It is a possibility that our dances may compete on Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday. We will receive the competition schedule approximately one week before the competition date.

Estimated entry fees:

Group $50-$85 per entry. 
A $35 director's/processing fee will be charged for each competition.


COMPETITION DANCES & FEES

  • All Performance Company dancers will be placed in a class jazz dance
  • All Performance Company dancers will be required to participate in the ALL Performance Company Production dance

 

PERFORMANCE COMPANY HIP HOP CREW

Performance Company dancers may participate in an extra Hip Hop dance for the 2021/2022 Competition season. There is a section on the Performance Company registration form where you will mark if you would like your dancer to participate in the Hip Hop Crew dance.

This dance will be rehearsed during the week, but dancers must be willing to attend an extra rehearsal outside of their regularly scheduled PC CORE classes! The dancers may be split into groups based on age AND ability. 

A one time rehearsal fee is required for the Hip Hop dance, regardless of how often and/or when the dance rehearses.

The rehearsal fee for the Hip Hop Crew dance is $125 per dancer, due on September 1st. 


COSTUMES FOR COMPETITION DANCES

The costume fee for EACH Performance Company Competition costume will be between $100-$150.  This will include any accessories and hairpieces needed. 

SPECIAL NOTE:
We will add rhinestones to some of our Performance Company costumes! Rhinestones will be an additional $10-$25 per costume. You will be responsible for rhinestoning your dancer's costume or you may pay one of the Faculty members to help you.  There will be an additional fee if you choose to have someone else rhinestone your dancer's costume!

Costume fees will be broken down into 2 or 3 separate payments:

  • June 1st - A costume deposit of $200 per dancer is due.
  • July 1st - Dancers placed in Hip Hop Crew will have an additional $100 costume deposit due.
  • October 2020 - March 2022 - Once each costume is finalized, dancers will be billed for the remainder of their costume expenses. You will receive an email when your costume fee has been applied to your account. Balances are due upon receipt. June Concert costume fees are due November 19th. Costumes cannot be taken home until they are paid for. No exceptions. 

CONCERT DATES & FEES

The Company Concert will be held in January of 2022 and the Spring Concert will be in June of 2022. Specific dates are TBA.

Each family must be willing to pay a Concert fee for each show to help pay for the rental of the facility, programs, etc.

Company Concert fee is $55 due October 1st.
Spring Concert fee is $55 due February 1st.


TRAINING CAMP

Training Camp will be held August 27th-29th.  A detailed schedule will be available in late July. Please expect your dancer to need to be free all three days until our schedule is released.  

  • Performance Company dancers will be required to take five Training Camp Classes. 
  • Hip Hop Crew dancers will be required to take one Hip Hop class. If a dancer is on Performance Company and Hip Hop Crew they will need a total of six Training Camp classes. 

Training Camp fee is $100 due August 1st.
Training Camp fee for Hip Hop Crew dancers is $20 due August 1st.


PERFORMANCE COMPANY BACK TO DANCE NIGHT

Please save the date!! -- Details TBA -- Thursday, September 2nd -- 5:00-8:00pm


PERFORMANCE COMPANY EXTRAS

Dancers may be required to purchase the following items:

  • Company Jackets - $100-$125 (Highly Recommended)
  • Company Makeup - $25
  • Eyelashes - $5-$10
  • Chokers - $35-$40
  • Earrings - $11-$15 per pair
  • Shoes - $50-$85 per pair
  • Tights - $15-25 per pair (dancers must have multiple pairs on hand - tights with holes will not be allowed on stage!)


CONVENTIONS

We do not require our Performance Company Dancers to attend a Convention, however we would like to strongly encourage you to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!  The Convention weekend consists of 2-3 days of classes in all the different styles of dance and are taught by some of the most talented choreographers across the country.  The Performance Company dancers that have attended in the past have not only learned a lot from the classes but have made memories with their teammates that will last a lifetime! This may require the dancers to travel and spend the night in a hotel.

The estimated cost for the convention classes is $250-$275.

A $35 directors/processing fee will be added to each convention fee.


ATTENDANCE

The Performance Company is a big commitment, and we expect the dancers and their parents to take their attendance very seriously.

The dance season is an August - June time commitment. We ask that you refrain from participating in other activities that conflict with regularly scheduled classes and/or rehearsals for the ENTIRE season.

There is no attendance policy for the Performance Company dancers, HOWEVER it is strongly recommended that they miss no more than 1 time per month. 

If a dancer begins to fall behind in class or rehearsal due to absences, a parent or guardian will be notified.  At this time a recommendation for private lessons may be suggested to help the dancer catch up. There will be an additional fee for private lessons.

If a dancer is unable to attend classes regularly, he or she may be removed from a portion of a dance or the entire dance at any point in the season. (This will be left up to the discretion of the teacher of the dance)  A Parent/Guardian will be notified before the removal takes place.    No refunds for costumes or entry fees will be given.

Attendance for community performances is not mandatory, but it is highly encouraged that Performance Company dancers take advantage of every performance opportunity.

Attendance at scheduled competitions is MANDATORY.   If a dancer chooses not to attend a scheduled competition, he or she will be removed from the Performance Company for the remainder of the season.  (Illness and family emergencies are excused absences.)  Please notify a faculty member if your dancer is unable to compete due to an excused absence.  No refunds for costumes or entry fees will be given. Awards ceremonies are mandatory at all competitions. 


 PERFORMANCE COMPANY FEE SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN

MAY

  • Upon Registration - Audition Fee $25
  • Upon Registration - Enrollment/Registration Fee $45
  • Summer Classes purchased through our online store!

JUNE

  • 1st - $200 Costume Deposit Due for any dancer on Performance Company
  • Summer Classes purchased through our online store!

JULY

  • 1st- $100 Costume Deposit for any dancer placed in Hip Hop Crew

AUGUST

  • 1st - $20-$100 Training Camp fee due 
  • 15th - August Rehearsal Fees - $20 per dance 

SEPTEMBER

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - $125 Hip Hop Crew Rehearsal Fee due 

OCTOBER

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Convention and Entry Fees Due for any January Competitions
  • 1st - Company Concert Fee - $55 per family 

NOVEMBER

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Convention and Entry Fees Due for any February Competitions
  • 19th - Studio June Concert Costume Fees

DECEMBER

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Convention and Entry Fees Due for any March Competitions

JANUARY

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Convention and Entry Fees Due for any April Competitions

FEBRUARY

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Spring Concert Fee - $55 per family

MARCH

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition
  • 1st - Convention and Entry Fees Due for any May Competitions

APRIL

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition

MAY

  • 1st - Monthly Tuition

 

 

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