Company Description Our Senior Contemporary/Jazz Performance Company is a year-round, semi-professional company. This multi-faceted company explores different styles of dance and various projects as part of its repertoire. We encourage our members to be well rounded and diversified performers. Our Senior Contemporary/Jazz Company is consistently in high demand for performances and has been hired to perform for numerous high profile events.
Age requirements: All dancers must be at least 16 years of age. Understudies can be as young as 14.
Required classes: At least one jazz class, ballet class, and contemporary class per week, plus one company rehearsal per week
Suggested additional classes: Stretch and conditioning, tap, hip hop
Attendance requirements: Dancers may not miss more than 5 company rehearsals per performance season (September - June), no unexcused absences during the months of major performances or competition. Tardiness can affect eligibility.
Performance requirements: All company dancers are expected to attend the Dupree Dance Expo in February of each dance season, perform in major studio shows (such as the end of the year show each June), perform in hired events, and perform for an additional special performance each season
Other performance information: There are numerous performance opportunities throughout the year and all company dancers are encouraged and expected to perform at as many of these as possible