PERFORMANCE COMPANY

Performance Company at DanceWorks. Ready to take the next leap in your dance training? DanceWorks Performance Company is a staple of elite Vancouver dance. Company members are the most talented dancers in the Clark County area. Dancers audition for coveted spots in company each year.

Company members attend the biggest competitions and conventions. NYCDA, Tremaine, Jump, StarQuest & OnStage. Including extra performances in Vancouver WA. Company dancers are accepted into the best dance universities in the United States.

2021/22 COMPANY AUDITIONS

Auditions for Company for the 2021/22 season will be Saturday June 19th. Please email company@danceworksperformingarts or info@danceworksperformingarts.com for audition times and general information.

NEW 2021/22 DanceWorks Performing Arts Competition Groups & Requirements

Our competition groups are divided by age and offer three different levels based on your desired commitment. Our Novice and Tiny Stars groups are for dancers who may be brand new to company or are looking for less of a time commitment. Our Select groups are for dancers who want to compete and perform in several dances, but may not want to focus on conventions. Our Premier dancers are dancers who want to compete and perform in several dances, as well as attend various conventions in the area. Dancers & Families may decide what level (Novice, Select, Premier) fits their needs. Exceptions to age requirements are made at Directors’ discretion.

WHAT COMPETITION GROUP WILL MY CHILD BE IN?

Our competition groups are divided by age;

  • Tiny Stars: 5-7 years

    • Must take Company Class & 1 other class (not including Hip Hop or Acro)
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Junior Novice: 8-12 years

    • Must take Company Class & 1 other class (not including Hip Hop or Acro)
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Junior Select: 8-12 years

    • Must take Company Class & Jazz Class
    • At this level Turns & Leaps & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Junior Premier: 8-12 years

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz & Ballet Class
    • At this level Turns & Leaps & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate 
Performance Company at DanceWorks Performing Arts in Vancouver WA
  • Teen Novice: 13+ years

    • Must take Company Class & Jazz Class
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Teen Select: 13+

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz & Ballet Class
    • At this level Conditioning & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Teen Premier: 13+ years

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz & Contemporary Class, & enroll in Vancouver City Ballet
    • At this level Conditioning & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Senior Select: 15+ years

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz, Ballet, & Contemporary Class
    • At this level Jazz, Conditioning & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Senior Premier: 15+ years

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz & Contemporary Class, & enroll in Vancouver City Ballet
    • At this level Jazz, Conditioning & all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate

WHAT’S THE COMMITMENT?

Competition groups meet once a week for choreography & conditioning. As conventions or competition approaches, rehearsals are called on Fridays and Sundays.  Senior, Teen & Junior Companies, Ballet & Jazz classes are mandatory. Summer program requirements for company members. Each summer and inclusion in at least three local competitions/conventions during the season.

WHAT DOES THE DANCEWORKS COMPANY DO THROUGHOUT THE YEAR?

  • Attend & compete at competition & conventions. Including NCYDA, Tremaine, OnStage and Jump.

  • Company members receive selected classes at discounted rates. Lyrical, Hip Hop, Aerial and Musical Theatre.

  • Dance travel to Disneyland once every four years to perform.

  • Perform at community venues throughout the season. Attend master classes provided by DanceWorks.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Recipients of Friends of DanceWorks Scholarships are required to complete a set amount of community service hours. Based upon the award amount given. DanceWorks volunteers can be seen throughout Southwest Washington at a number of different events. Donating time to help grow the greater Vancouver community.