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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 8 and up
  • Learn as a team 1- 2 costumed routines
  • Perform at a minimum of 3 local events
  • Compete at 1 Regional competition
  • Attend the Awards Picnic
  • Attend a half day Mini Camp
  • Perform in the Finale routine
  • Attend holiday party

Class Requirements:
  • Take a minimum of 2 classes per week (1 must be ballet)
  • 1 hour of rehearsal per week

Costume & Attire Requirements:
  • XY leotard, pink tights and bun for ballet
  • XY leotard, tan tights and slicked back hair for Rehearsals (see XY shoe/attire for all other classes)
  • Specific styles of dance shoes & tights are required for performances- TBA
  • Responsible for taking care of costumes for the entire year
  • Must learn and demonstrate the Performance Team “look” (hair and makeup)
  • Additional required purchases include: make up kit, rhinestone earrings, Performance Team jacket & event tickets
Expectations:

Dancers

  • Be a leader
  • Give 100% in classes and rehearsals
  • Should be able to accept positive criticism and corrections
  • 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


Parents

  • Parents must be prepared at all events
  • Parents are not allowed backstage at performances or competitions
  • Must be responsible for your child’s costumes and accessories
  • Must learn and demonstrate the XY “look” (hair and makeup)
  • Arrive at events on time- call times are mandatory
  • After receiving the Performance Team schedule of events, email Kristin promptly with any conflicts
  • Email Kristin directly to inform of all absences
  • Dancers are athletes- aid your child when it comes to taking care of their bodies, injuries and leading a healthy lifestyle