COMPETITION

Performing Arts Dance Centre offers several competitive dance teams designed for serious young dancers who are committed to the art of dance and have a passion to perform. Participation is by invitation and audition. If your child is interested in performing on a competitive team, please contact the studio directly to learn about requirements.

Mini-Competition : 5 to 8 year olds (grades K-3)

Mini Competition is a 30-minute class introducing the student to the exciting world of dance competition or continuing their competition training. The class will learn either a jazz dance or tap dance and perfect it to take to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus),1 national competition (TBA) and also perform it in the recital.

Jr. Competition : 9 to 12 year olds (grades 3-6)

Jr. Competition is a 30-minute class introducing the student to the exciting world of dance competition or continuing their competition training. The class will learn either a jazz dance or tap dance and perfect it to take to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus),1 national competition (TBA) and also perform it in the recital.

Mini All-Star Competition Team : 6 to 10 year olds (grades 1-4)

Mini All-Star Comp. Team is a 90-minute class that meets 3 times a week learning 1 tap and 1 jazz dance to take to competitions as well as learning ballet and gymnastics. One year of previous competition experience required and/or teacher recommendation. Team will travel to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus) and 1 national competition (TBA). Dancers will also be in a PADC team production number.

Jr. All-Star Competition Team : 8 to 11 year olds (grades 3-6)

Jr. All-Star Comp. Team is a 90-minute class that meets 3 times a week learning 1 tap, 1 jazz and 1 lyrical dance to take to competitions as well as learning ballet and gymnastics. One year of previous competition experience require. Team will travel to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus) and 1 national competition (TBA). Must also be enrolled in 1 additional dance class. By audition only. Dancers will also be in a PADC team production number.

Jr. Elite Competition Team : 11 to 14 year olds (grades 6-9)

Jr. Elite Comp. Team meets for 2.5 hours once a week to learn 1 tap, 1 jazz and 1 lyrical dance to take to competitions as well as 3 hours on Sat. for extra practice and technique. All 3 routines will be in the recital. Three years of previous competition experience required and/or teacher recommendation. Team will travel to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus) and 1 national competition (TBA). Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 hours of dance a week. By audition only. Dancers will also be in a PADC team production number.

Ballet Company : 10 to 18 year olds (grades 4-12)

Ballet Company is a 55-minute class focusing on strengthening their technique and performance quality in ballet. They will learn and perfect 1 routine to take to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus), 1 national competition (TBA) and also perform it in the recital. Must be enrolled in level 3 or higher and take at least 2 other ballet classes a week.

Hip Hop Divas : 5 to 9 year olds (grades K-3)

Divas and Crew are recreational teams that meet for 30/40 minutes once a week. This is a great way for dancers to experience the excitement of competition. They will learn and perfect 1 routine to take to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus), 1 national competition (TBA) and also perform it in the recital. Dancers are required to take an additional hip hop class and either a tap or jazz class.

Hip Hop Crew : 8 to 18 year olds (grades 2-12)

Divas and Crew are recreational teams that meet for 30/40 minutes once a week. This is a great way for dancers to experience the excitement of competition. They will learn and perfect 1 routine to take to 3-4 regional competitions (Columbus), 1 national competition (TBA) and also perform it in the recital. Dancers are required to take an additional hip hop class and either a tap or jazz class.

A-Team : 11 to 18 year olds (grades 5-12)

This is a competitive hip hop team that will compete in the intermediate level. By invitation only and must have previously been on competition. Must be enrolled in hip hop and either tap or jazz.

Teen Groups : 12 to 18 year olds (grades 7-12)

Teen Groups are recreational teams that meet for 30/40 minutes once a week. They perform either tap, jazz or lyrical. This is a great way for dancers who are involved with other activities to experience the excitement of competition without adding too much additional time. They will learn and perfect 1 routine to take to 3-4 regional competitions, 2 national competition and also perform it in the recital. Dancers are required to take an additional tap, jazz, lyrical and ballet class. No tryouts, just teacher evaluation.