Company Requirements

Dancers’ requirements include: ( All dancers must take summer classes)

  • Levels:  Co. B/B1 and Company G must take: 3 ballet classes, 1 stretch, 2 JTS, and weekly rehearsals. Tap and hip hop are strongly encouraged.
  • Levels: Co. A, Co. C/D, Co. E, Co. F: must take 2 ballet classes, 2 JTS class & 1 lyrical stretch class and weekly rehearsals. Tap and hip hop are strongly encouraged.
  • Dancers competing in specialty styles like tap or hip hop are now required to take a technique class in that style of dance
  • Edge Kids minis must take 1 ballet class, 1 jazz technique class and 1 lyrical/Stretch.  Tap and hip hop are strongly encouraged.
  • Edge Kids juniors must take 1 ballet class, 1 jazz technique class, 1 JTS and 1 lyrical/Stretch.  Tap and hip hop are strongly encouraged
  • Attend classes 2-4 days a week plus some weekend rehearsals
  • Attend master classes and conventions.
  • Edge dancers will compete  at 4-6 talent competitions and attend a Nationals
  • Edge Kids and Cutting Edge will attend 3-4 talent competitions
  • Be present and arrive on time for all performances and competitions

De Dance Company Financial requirements include:

  • Monthly tuition (September-June) varies per dancer
  • Costume estimate for each costume $250-$350: Rhinestones are extra
  • Choreography fee estimate: Fees start at $130 and can be higher based on the choreographer
  • Competition fee estimate: $50 per group per competition/ Convention fee estimate: $225
  • Rhinestone estimate: $75 per costume
  • Prop fee if applicable*See FAQ on last page of packet
  • Handling fees if applicable to cover the costs of hauling the prop
  • Travel fee per family per competition; $25
  • Shoes, tights, and accessories,
  • Personal travel expenses
 
 
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