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Competitive Dance Information

Our program has full & intro team, all dancers are placed, there are no cuts. We don’t have tryouts, we have evaluations.  
Our programs are for dedicated dancers that want to learn, have fun and take their training to the competition stage.
Our team travels regionally & full team travels out of state for a national event.
There are additional costs for workshops, competition fees, attire, costumes and travel.

 

2019-2020 Competitive Team Evaluation Information 

Please email to attend our next evaluation dates  kickitout@att.net.  If you would like to evaluate for our team and are unable to make our next two dates please email for a private evaluation.

Thursday August 8, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Dancers ages 5 – 17 are welcome

Ballet Evaluation* Skill Evaluation * Lyrical & Contemporary * Jazz & Musical Theater * Hip Hop * Acro Skills * Tap 

 

Saturday September 7, 2019

Ballet Evaluation* Skill Evaluation * Lyrical & Contemporary * Jazz & Musical Theater * Hip Hop * Acro Skills * Tap 

Mini & Junior  Ages 5 – 11 from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Preteen & Teen Ages 12 – 17 from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

 

Full season Team for  2019-2020 : for team dancers that want to compete on a full commitment scale! 

  • Mini ages 5 – 7: Jazz, Tap, Jazz Acro & Hip Hop.
  • Ages 8+ Jazz, Tap, Jazz Acro,  Hip Hop, Lyrical,  Musical Theater & Contemporary
  • Team Production number required for ALL full season team members!
  • Full Team Requirements: Ballet Technique, Strength, Conditioning & Flexibility and Leaps, Turns & Jumps classes.
  • All team tap dancers must take tap technique.
  • Dancers in this program will spend approximately 6+ hours a week in studio which may require a three/four day commitment.
  • Three/four regional competitions, workshops required & nationals in summer TBD.

Intro Team 2019-2020 :  for team dancers that want to compete on a smaller commitment scale!

  • Mini Ages 5 – 7  Jazz, Tap, Jazz Acro & Hip Hop.
  • Ages 8+ Jazz, Tap, Jazz Acro, Hip Hop, Musical Theater & Contemporary.
  • Dancers in this program will spend approximately 2 to 5 hours a week in studio which may require a two day commitment.
  • Intro Team Requirements:  Strength, conditioning & flexibility also Ballet/Technique class weekly (varies by age) with select style classes per evaluation by KIO! Instructor.
  • All team tap dancers must take tap technique.
  • Two regional competitions per season. Workshops highly recommended.

NEW FOR 2019 – 2020:

  • Ballet technique will be required of all team members. Additional ballet will be offered for dancers that want to progress faster and work toward exams.
  • A recital piece class for competitive team members will be available AT AN ADDITIONAL FEE; this class will also offer technique toward exams.
  • One large group must be accepted before acceptance of small group if small groups apply.
  • Dancers will be required to select two groups before being recommended for a solo, duo, trio or small group. Must be in the style of dance of the group.
  • Solo, duo and trio evaluating dancers will present a 4-6 eight count piece (their material) to instructors evaluating along with a short interview.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our team focus at KIO!:

  1. Working with, respecting team mates, director and instructors are important for success.
  2. Hard work and dedication are necessary for a well rounded team mate.
  3. Performing in front of an audience can be fun and help with building confidence.
  4. Gracefully receiving feedback is necessary and using that feedback for improvement is important.
  5. Appreciation for dance as an art and understanding the competition experience is about growing as a dancer through skill and maturity.
  6. Displaying sportsmanlike conduct at all times.
  7. The art of dance translates into valuable skills and friendships that will last a lifetime!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competition Schedule 2020:  Coming Soon!