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.

2022/23 JUNE COMPANY AUDITIONS

For interest in our competition team please email company@danceworksperformingarts or info@danceworksperformingarts.com for audition/general information.

NEW 2022/23 DanceWorks Performing Arts Competition Groups & Requirements

Our competition groups are divided by age and offer different levels based on your desired commitment. Our Novice and Rock Star groups are for dancers who may be brand new to company or are looking for less of a time commitment.

All placements are according to the Director’s decision and are final. Exceptions to age requirements are made at Directors’ discretion. Not all dancers may be accepted into the company.

WHAT COMPETITION GROUP WILL MY CHILD BE IN?

Our competition groups are divided by age;

  • Rock Stars: 5-7 years

    • Must take Company Class & 1 other class (not including Hip Hop, Aerial or Acro)
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Mini Company: 7+ years

    • Must take Company Class & 1 other class (not including Hip Hop, Aerial or Acro)
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Junior Company: 9+ 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: 12+ years

    • Must take Company Class & Jazz Class
    • At this level all rehearsals are included in the company tuition rate
  • Teen Premier Company: 12+ years

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

    • Must take Company Class, Jazz, Lyrical/Contemporary, & VCB Ballet program
    • 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  Tap & Acro classes at discounted rates.

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

  • 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.