Dance Elements 

Company Requirements

 

All Dance Elements Company Members are held to a higher standard. In order to maintain a level of excellence, Dance Elements Company members have additional classes, rehearsal times, requirements and fees. If you can’t meet these requirements, we have other performance opportunities that can accommodate any dancer at any level in a fun environment. In order to be accepted as a member of the Performance dance Team, you must meet the following: 

  • Dancers in Mini Elements, Mini Movement, Lil’ Elements, Elements United, Elements Collide, Elements Elite, Jr. Movement and Movement MUST receive an Invitation letter and MUST turn in Dance Elements Company Application/Essay to the Front Desk on their First Company Class of 2018/2019 Season.

 

 

 

General Requirements for Accepted Dance Elements Company Members

  • Parents of a dancer in Mini Elements, Mini Movement, Lil’ Elements, Elements United, Elements Collide, Elements Elite, Jr. Movement and Movement MUST complete Dance Elements Application/Essay to the Front Desk on their First Company Class of 2018/2019 Season.

  • Your Placement is based on Previous training, your prior class attendance, Attitude, work ethic and Summer Class involvement. 

  • Rehearsals are held weekly. Required Technique classes must be taken separately. (See the class requirements listed at the bottom of the page)

  • The Dance Elements Companies may perform for some local High School Halftime Shows, or possible Parades.

  • The Dance Elements Companies, Mini Elements, Mini Movement, Lil’ Elements, Elements United, Elements Collide, Elements Elite, Jr. Movement, Movement and Chosen Competition Classes will attend 1 Competition per season. This Competition is called “KAR” it will take place Coeur D’ Alene, ID on February 22-24th. Dance Elements will have 2 Hotels, Holiday Inn Express and Marriott Springhill Suites, with Group Rates for this Event. Elements Elite and Movement will be attending an additional Competition JUMP in Portland, Oregon that doubles as a Convention/Competition in Seattle. All other Company members are Welcome come to compete with their solo, duo, trio or just come to train and support Dance Elements.

  • ALL Companies are encouraged to travel for Dance Conventions; however it is NOT a requirement. We will have a schedule to look at if any families are interested in attending. All families must sign up and make their own travel arrangements for these events.

  • Our Elements United, Elements Collide, Elements Elite, Jr. Movement and Movement are required to attend a Mandatory weekend of rehearsing with a choreographer or Amy and Kate to set pieces for our competition/performing season.

  • Any Soloist, Duos or Trios must have auditioned for Approval from Amy or Kate to work with choreographer and must pay the choreographers fee for a Solo, Duo or Trio. Each choreographer will have 3 solo, duo or trio slots available with all seniors receiving first choice. Amy and Kate will only have 6 solo, duo or trio slots available, seniors will receive first pick! Forms will be available at the Front Desk on September 10th.

  • Team Members are expected to attend ALL rehearsals and maintain 80% attendance in required technique classes. Please do not over-commit!

  • Each Team Member is a reflection of the studio. Team Members are part of an elite team and are expected to set good examples through attendance, dress code and work ethic.

  • Each season is an eight-month commitment.

  • Please be a supportive parent. Parents should give support and positive feedback. Instructors and choreographers should give the corrections and coaching notes.

  • Company Costume and Recital Fees approx. $40-60 /Team Uniform Fees approx. $110 will be due November 26th.

  • Competition Fees approx. Solo $110, Duo/Trio $52 per Dancer, Groups $46 per Dancer for “KAR” will be due January 14th.

  • Choreography Fees approx. will be due October 8th.

  • Solo, Duo or Trio Choreographer Fees approx. 

  • Amy and Kate Solo, Duo or Trio Fees Solo $200, Duo $125 per Dancer and Trio $100 per Dancer.

  • Company Photoshoot Week March 12th-14th During Regular Company Class times.

 

Weekly Required Technique Classes for Dance Elements Company Members:

  • All Company Members will be required to take an additional 2 technique classes. 

  • Please remember the more you are training the better you will become! Set higher goals for higher standards!

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