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Dance Company

This team is comprised of our most elite dancers at Xpress Yourself in terms of technique, focus, and dedication. These dancers seek to reach their full potential in this competitive art form and to commit themselves to the Xpress Yourself Dance Company.

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Requirements:

  • Compete at 3 regional competitions
  • Compete at a national competition every other year
  • Attend, at minimum, one dance convention per year
  • Attend additional weekend rehearsals when necessary
  • Attend Dance Company Showcase, Sleepover & Awards Picnic
  • Perform at local events

Class Requirements:

  • Begnning Dance Company (starting at age 5)
    • 1 hour of technique per week
    • 1 hour of rehearsal per week
    • Highly recommend taking an additional ballet class
  • Levels 1 & 2
    • 1 hour of ballet
    • Compete in Dance Company production number
    • Compete in 1 other dance discipline and take its corresponding technique class
    • Highly recommend taking an additional ballet class and Stretch, Turn, Leap
  • Levels 3 -5
    • 1% hours of ballet
    • 1 hour of Stretch, Turn, Leap
    • Compete in Dance Company production number
    • Compete in 1 other dance discipline and takes its corresponding technique class
    • Highly recommend taking an additional ballet class and conditioning class

Class attendance is mandatory (No more than 5 absences for a technique class and no more than 3 absences for a rehearsal per year)

If you miss a final rehearsal before a performance you will not be allowed to perform at that event.

Costume & Attire Requirements:

  • XY leotard -pink tights and bun for ballet, tan tights and slicked back hair for all other classes (shorts and other cover ups are allowed when specified by the teacher)
  • Specific styles of dance shoes are required
  • Responsible for taking care of costumes
  • Must learn the Dance Company "look"
  • Additional required purchases include: make up kit, rhinestone earrings, Dance Company jackets & Event tickets

Expectations from Students:

  • Be a leader
  • Work 100% in classes and rehearsals
  • Should be able to accept positive criticism and correction.
  • Dancers should be positive role models for their non competitive peers
  • Dancers should arrive to class promptly and always be prepared - "Early is on time, on time is late, and late is unacceptable"
  • Support team members even if you are not dancing and/or not attending an event (ex: sick, injured, etc)
  • Dancers should be able to balance their school work and dance schedules
  • You are an athlete, make sure to properly warm up, take care of your body, communicate injuries to your parents/teachers and lead a healthy lifestyle

Expectations from Parent:

  • Parents must be prepared at all events
  • Parents are not allowed backstage during performances and competitions
  • Required to volunteer at one recital show
  • You're responsible for your child's costumes, accessories, and the XY "look"
  • Arrive at an event on time - Call times to an event are mandatory
  • After receiving the dance company schedule ofevents you must notify the studio ofany conflicts as soon as possible
  • Dancers are athletes - Aid your child when it comes to taking care of their bodies, injuries, and leading a healthy lifestyle