Dance Company

DC Dance LA Company

We have Performance Companies and Competition Teams for all ages. Auditions for teams are held annually. Performance Companies participate in our annual Nutcracker, community performances, End of the Year Recital and one competition/convention. Competition teams attend various competitions and conventions throughout the season. Some may include Starbound, Hollywood Vibe, Hall of Fame, West Coast Dance Explotion, Nuvo and 24/Seven.  Being a a part of the DC Company or Competition Team requires a high level of commitment, discipline and intentional practice, yet for those truly passionate about dance, it's one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences with friendships that last a lifetime.

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Dance Requirements By Team

Mini Company - PEACH

This Company is designed to introduce dancers to the more serious fundamentals of being part of a dance company. Students will learn the basics of being part of a team, learning choreography, dance ethics and technique. There will also be extra community peformances, conventions and competition opportunities during the year. 
Minimum Class Requirements
  • 2 Ballet classes
  • 2 Jazz / Hip Hop classes
  • Company Rehearsal
  • 4-6 hrs of dance per week

Youth Company - LILAC & INDIGO

Students continue to build on the fundamentals of being part of a dance company with continued emphasis on learning challenging choreography and perfecting technique. Proper dance etiquette is expected and strongly encouraged. There will be extra community performances, conventions and competition opportunities during the year.
Minimum Class Requirements
  • 3 Ballet classes
  • 3 Jazz / Lyrical / Hip Hop classes
  • Company Rehearsal
  • 4th day of classes encouraged
  • 6-8 hrs of dance per week

Junior Company - TEAL & AQUA

Increased study of classical ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary dance. Students are asked to expand their horizons and knowledge as a dancer, performer and artist. Students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills about dance as an art form through dance performance, dance composition (creating and structuring movement to communicate ideas) and dance appreciation. Proper dance etiquette is expected and strongly enforced.

Minimum Class Requirements
  • 4 Ballet classes
  • 1-2 Pointe/Pre-Pointe classes
  • 4 Jazz/Lyrical/Contemporary classes
  • Company Rehearsal
  • Hip Hop class encouraged
  • 4 ballet classes must be taken to participate in pointe
  • 9-12 hrs of dance per week

Senior Company - SAGE & MINT

Increased and Intensive study of classical ballet, jazz, contemporary & modern dance. Students will be constantly pushed to reach their potential. Dancers in the company are expected to exhibit their commitment to dance and make classes and rehearsals a priority. Dancers are requested to keep an open mind and to be mature enough for the subject matter that is expressed through movement in choreography.

Minimum Class Requirements
  • 4 Ballet classes
  • 1-2 Pointe classes
  • 4 Jazz/Lyrical/Contemporary/Modern classes
  • Company Rehearsal
  • Hip Hop class encouraged
  • 4 ballet classes must be taken to participate in pointe
  • 10-12 hrs of dance per week

    Pre-Professional Company - LIME

    These dancers are trained in a pre-professional environment. They are constantly pused to reach their portential and are dedicated to the art of dance. Pointe, Classical Ballet Variations, Contemporary Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical Jazz are intensely studied. Dancers in the Pre-Professional comapnyexhibit an extraordinary commitment to dance and make classes and rehearsals a priority. Dancers are requested to keep and open mind and to be mature enough for the subject matter that is expressed through movement in choreography. 

    Minimum Class Requirements
    • 4 Ballet classes
    • 2 Pointe classes
    • 4 Jazz/Lyrical/Contemporary/Modern classes
    • Company Rehearsal
    • Hip Hop class encouraged
    • 10-15 hrs of dance per week

    * ENSEMBLE COMPANY

    Offered to dancers that meet Senior Company requirements but are not able to meet the miminum number of required classes per week due to school or are recovering from a significant injury. Class requirements wwill be determined on an individual case-by-case basis. These company members will perform at the discretion of the director anda re not required to participate in competitions/conventions.

    ** APPRENTICE PROGRAM

    We understand that not everything is balck & white, therefore, we have developed an apprentice program. This program is designed for students that we consider to be "in between" levels. If selected to be an apprentice, dancers are still required to participate in their designated company as well as participate in select classes for the apprentice company.