Junior Company

Junior Company Mission:

To introduce the structure and commitment of a youth company centered around the love of the art of dance. We strive to positively lead by example and exude class, unity and strength. Junior Company focuses on developing technique and abilities through exposure to a variety of people, places and experiences.

Performances May Include:

September

  • Old Settler’s Parade

November

  • O.N.E. Love Dance Convention
  • Northern Lights Tree Lighting Festival*

December

  • Holiday Showcase

February

  • Dancemakers Inc.*

April

  • A Chance to Dance Fundraiser*

June

  • Recital

All dancers are expected to attend and perform at all events. If a pre-scheduled event or illness does conflict with, or impede attendance, another dancer will be selected and/or understudies will be used accordingly. Jr. Company staff MUST be informed of the conflicts as soon as possible.

* Event participation may vary.
* All performances are subject to change and more may be added if scheduling allows.
Any additional events will be provided to parents in a timely manner.

 

Dancer’s Expectation

Dancer’s Expectation

  • Enroll in and attend Junior Company Class.
  • Enroll in and attend a Ballet and a Leaps and Turns class recommended for your skill level.
  • Positively represent The Studio School of Dance and Junior Company at all times.
  • Participate in all rehearsals, performances and additional events.
  • Attendance at the rehearsal prior to a performance is required to perform.
  • Be available to assist with registration, costume pick-up/picture days and any other leadership opportunities at The Studio.
  • Respect The Studio staff, visiting artists and fellow Junior Company members at all times.
  • Junior Company warm-ups need to be worn with tennis shoes unless told otherwise.
  • Junior Company warm-ups include: Jr. Company leggings, Jr. Company t-shirt, Jr. Company jacket, tennis shoes, performance hair and make-up.
  • Studio approved rehearsal attire includes: hair in a clean ballet bun and any combination of the following: plain black leotard, leggings, capris, jazz pants, tights and ballet skirts.
  • All dance shoes need to be brought to all classes (ballet, jazz, pointe, etc.).

Choreography

  • Our year will be spent creating and developing a variety of pieces that highlight Junior Company’s technical strengths and abilities.

The Studio Staff Expectations

  • Centralize all information through Google account
  • Calendar of events
  • Itineraries
  • Packing Lists
  • Communicate to parents and dancers in advance of any potential changes or new opportunities
  • Will work around school/team/family schedules and utilize dancers that can participate to the best of our abilities

Repertoire

  • Dancers will be selected for pieces based on their strengths, abilities, in addition to the style and group size desired by the choreographer
  • Placement. positioning and choreography of a piece is the vision of the choreographer and will not be questioned
  • At the discretion of The Studio Staff, some choreography may not be used in any performances

Financial Investment

Your Investment Includes:

  • Registration and participation in all scheduled events
  • Additional rehearsal expenses other than Junior Company class
  • Guest/ artist/ choreographers
  • Junior Company T-Shirt

Junior Company Fee for 2019-2020 – $200.00 

Payment Options:

One Payment: $200.00 Due on September 1st

Two Payments: $100.00 on September 1st and October 1st (These must be set up on auto pay)

Additional requirements not included in The Junior Company Fee:

  • The Studio running shorts
  • Junior Company warm-ups
  • Junior Company Bag
  • Nude leotard with interchangeable straps
  • Black bike leotard
  • Black, ankle-length leggings
  • Black jazz pants
  • Pink tights
  • Nude tights
  • Canvas ballet shoes
  • Black jazz shoes
  • Tan jazz shoes
  • The Junior Company Make-up Set (The Studio will purchase half. Estimated cost $25 or less).
Make up Set Includes:
  • 2 lipsticks/gloss
* Some of these items may not be needed.
* We will order them as a group if we decide they are needed

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