Auditions for our 2023-24 Company were held May 13, 2023. We are accepting new company members through June 30, 2023 (no new members will be accepted after this time). If you wish to audition, please contact us at email@example.com or by texting 832-979-6445. All auditions require registration via our parent portal.
Benefits of Competition
As a member of our competitive dance team, you'll have access to top-notch training from experienced coaches and choreographers. You'll work on perfecting your technique, building your stamina and endurance, and mastering complex dance routines that will take your skills to new heights. Our team is made up of dedicated dancers who share your love of dance and are committed to achieving excellence together.
But being a part of a competitive dance team isn't just about the training and the competitions. It's also about the camaraderie and support that comes from being a part of a close-knit community of dancers. You'll make lifelong friends and create unforgettable memories as you work towards your shared goals and overcome challenges together.
The benefits of being a competitive dancer don't end there; you'll develop important life skills such as discipline, teamwork, and perseverance that will serve you well both on and off the dance floor. You'll also gain confidence in yourself and your abilities as you push yourself to new heights and achieve things you never thought possible.
2023-2024 Commitment Level and Pricing
CDA Company members are required to participate from August through Nationals, which is typically beginning of July. This is both a serious and rewarding commitment as the Company attends up to 3 conventions, 3-6 regional competitions, and potentially 1 national competition in the summer.
Weekly Company commitment varies by dancer age and number of dances. Following are the minimum required classes for each age/level (increases with number of dances) and ages are approximate as dancers are placed based on ability and not strictly by age:
Mini (5-6 years)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet/Tap, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns, 1 Lyrical/Jazz. Base tuition: $200.
Mini (7-8 years)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet I, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns I, 1 Lyrical/Jazz I, 1 Tap I. Base tuition: $225.
3+ dances requires 1 additional Ballet/Tap or Ballet I.
Junior (9-11 years)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet II, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns II, 1 Lyrical/Jazz II, 1 Tap II. Base tuition: $300.
3+ dances requires additional Ballet II, 4+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Hip Hop II and Contemporary/Modern II, 5+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Ballet II.
Teen (12-14 years)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet III, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns III, 1 Lyrical/Jazz III, 1 Tap III. Base tuition: $300.
3+ dances requires additional Ballet III, 4+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Hip Hop III and Contemporary/Modern III, 5+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Ballet III.
Senior (15-18 years)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet IV, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns IV, 1 Lyrical/Jazz IV, 1 Tap IV. Base tuition: $300.
3+ dances requires additional Ballet IV, 4+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Hip Hop IV and Contemporary/Modern IV, 5+ dances requires all previous classes and additional Ballet IV.
Teen/Senior Drill Team (14-18 years) - Available to dancers actively dancing on a local High School Drill Team (must be a member of the Varsity team)
1-2 rehearsals, 1 Ballet III or IV, 1 Technique/Leaps/Turns III or IV. Base tuition: $255.
3+ dances requires additional Contemporary/Modern III or IV.
Further information regarding pricing, attendance, and dancer opportunities is available in our Company handbook.