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Performance Team

Our Most Dedicated Dancers

This team is comprised of a group of dancers who are dedicated to Xpress Yourself and are passionate about performing. These dancers seek to be a part of a team and want to dance beyond the recreational level.

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Requirements:

  • For ages 7 and up
  • Learn as a team 1-2 costumed routines
  • Compete at 1 regional competition
  • Perform at a minimum of 3 local events
  • Attend the Awards Picnic

Class Requirements:

  • Take a minimum of 3 classes per week (1 must be ballet)
  • 1 hour of rehearsal per week
  • No more than 5 absences for a class and no more than 5 absences for a rehearsal per year

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 Performance Team "look"
  • Additional required purchases include: make up kit, rhinestone earrings, Performance Team jacket and 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 XY 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 Performance Team schedule of events you must notify the studio of any 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