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.
How will I know if my child is ready for competition?
Competition group students have at least one year of training at DanceWorks. Auditions are required for all company groups . Auditions are at the beginning of June. Information is posted online on Facebook & Instagram.
WHAT COMPETITION GROUP SHOULD MY CHILD JOIN?
Our competition groups are divided by age;
Tiny Stars: 5-6 years
Mini Company: 7-8 years
Junior Company: 9+ years
Teen & Senior: 13+
As students get older, exceptions to age requirements are made at the choreographer’s discretion.
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.
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.
Have access to studio space when available for solo practice.