When are Auditions: Auditions for EBDC’s 2019-2020 Dance Teams will be Aug. 11th, 2019. Each audition is broken up into age brackets.
Do I have to attend the Audition Workshop? No! It is not necessarily to attend EBDC's Audition Workshop but it does give dancers a huge advantage for Audition day as they will be given Audition choreography early so they can perfect it at home. Audition Clinic will Aug. 10th, 2019.
What if I can’t make those dates? EBDC will be holding a Last Call Audition: TBA
What if I’m only interested in 1 style of for dance team? No problem! You can focus solely on that style during the whole audition process
Is there going to be a parent meeting to discuss dance team and commitments? Yes! There is a mandatory parent team meeting on Aug. 9th, 2019.
Once I make team, what will my Fall schedule look like? Your Fall schedule is dependent upon which teams you make. You can see our quick cheat sheet of technique class requirements below. EBDC will place all dancers into their proper level of technique classes.
Can I pick my dancer’s Fall Classes? No, all Team dancers must train with their teammates; EBDC will automatically upon turning in all Company Agreements.
What if my dancer would like a solo next season? Anyone interested in having a Solo, Duo or Trio must Audition in the Solo Rapid Fire Round. In order to be considered for a solo, duo or trio in the 2019-2020 season, dancer(s) must self-choreograph & perform a 30 second routine at Auditions. Please DO NOT request to be partnered up with specific dancer(s) for next season, upon doing so, dancer(s) will automatically be disqualified for a solo, duo or trio. Dancer may choose own style of dance and song. Please bring song with you, already cued up, on Audition day (iPod, iPhone or mp3 device only; no CD's, please) *Only applicable for dancers 7+, please. If dancer makes judging panel wait more than 15 seconds for music to start, they will automatically be disqualified for a solo, duo or trio- No exceptions.
I'm not currently on EBDC's Dance Team but I am interested in taking Summer Workshops, what should I do? Most of our Summer Intensives have sold out but there's good news! EBDC will have many other options for summer classes! Including our Professional Ballet Intensive. You can view our Summer Camps HERE. We would love to see you in our camps so we can start to get to know you better!
We are excited to inform you about East Bay Dance Company’s performance dance team, The Company. The Company is an accelerated program where dancers compete in Regional Competitions and perform at local events such as The Warriors Halftime Show! We compete at National finals in Southern California every summer. Our Team has won National Titles yearly and we have also caught the attention of Casting Directors and Television Producers in the CA area! Dancers train during the school season 1.5-5 hours weekly, depending on the style of dance. They also attend two weeks of summer intensives. EBDC's Company Team requires a large amount of a dancer's time. It is highly encouraged to not participate in any other sports, organizations or classes such as acting, singing, swim team, soccer, etc. EBDC does not accept dancers missing rehearsal due to other obligations such as sports games, cheerleading, etc. Our Company Members are counting on their peers to be present and hardworking at every rehearsal, competition and performance. EBDC does not contract Company dancers who have siblings participating at other Competitive dance studios.
Does your High Schooler want to be involved in their school sports/activities?
Does your High Schooler want to continue their dance training?
Does your High Schooler want to continue to participate in dance competitions?
WE HAVE THE ANSWER!
EBDC's Company H. S.!
We understand many of our High School age students seek a flexible schedule. We present this opportunity this season while continuing our dedication to the integrity of technical progression in all areas of dance class. Company H.S. members are only required to attend 1 day a week of classes. This program is for accelerated dancers. By Invitation & Audition Only.
1 technique class and 2 rehearsals back-to-back
*Only for dancers with 5+ consecutive years of EBDC's Dance Team - Designed for Sophomores and up, Only!
For Team Members with 5+ years of EBDC Dance Team.
Designed for the Serious Dancer. Dancers will be train in technique classes and prepare for College Auditions.
Collegiate Team Dancers will have a Flexible Weekly Schedule & may attend Optional Competitions.
BY INVITATION ONLY
Want your dancer to be apart of Dance Team but don't have the time? Then we have the solution for you, East Bay Dance Company's Primiere Dance Team!
*Saturday Rehearsals & Technique classes
*Cost effective Costumes & Team Warmups!
*Attend 2-3 local Dance Competitions
*For Ages 6-9
Possible Weekly Saturday class schedule will be:
Jazz Tech 11-11:45am
Auditions: Sat. Sept. 7th, 2019 @11am
*Mandatory Parent Meeting is Sat. Sept. 7th, 2019 @11am
Dancers interested in Premiere Team only DO NOT need to attend the Auditions in August as they will consist of a different routine.
Dancers will not necessarily have to be available all days of their designated choreography weeks, as they will be split up between the different teams in each age group. Mandatory Team Choreography dates for all '19-'20 teams will begin mid Aug.-Sept. *Including Labor Day Weekend* If dancers do not attend their Choreography Session, they can not stay on Team. No Exceptions! Dancers will be charged choreography fees per routine during the Choreography Session in August.
We will be using the same warm-ups The Company used last year so veterans can re-use their investment! We will be ordering them for the new team members the week of TBA; cost will be $275*subject to change. We will be embroidering these with the dancer’s names, so they will be yours forever.
The Company Team dances compete and are performed much more often than our Recital dances. Thus, the cost is higher than what is found at a recreational level. The cost starting per costume will range from $250-$350, per routine *subject to change. This does not always include the cost of accessories, shoes, tights, jewelry or make-up. Dancers will also be required to purchase a pre-assembled make-up kit through M.A.C. Cosmetics.
ESTIMATED COSTS FOR EBDC'S DANCE COMPANY TEAM:
*These are ONLY estimated costs; sometimes unexpected costs do arise throughout season.
Warm ups (jacket, pants & backpack): $275 *subject to change
Costumes: $250-$350, per costume
Performance Gear: $150+ TBA
Team Jewelry: $45
Choreography Fees: $350/ per routine *subject to change
Competition entry fees: Range from $50+/per Competition
Monthly Tuition starting Aug.-June: Ranges from $115-$255+ *Based on how many classes dancer takes per week
Starting in October, your dancer will be expected to attend at least one weekend event per month. We are doing 4 to 5 competitions, performing at local festivals, Half time at a Warrior's game (must audition to participate) as well as Nationals the last week in June that will take place in Southern California. *Dates are subject to change
Mandatory Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop intensives will be the weeks of: TBA
If auditioning for Team, dancers will be required to take summer dance camps in the same disciplines they apply for on their Audition Application. (Audition Application will be filled out at time of Audition) day. If dancers do not take Summer Dance Workshops, they will not be placed on Team- no exceptions.
Jazz Technique Camp
Jazz Technique Camp
Hip Hop Camp
1 Weekly Jazz Technique class
1 Weekly Ballet class
1 Tap Technique class
1 Weekly Rehearsal
2 Ballet classes
1 Jazz Technique
2 Ballet classes (same classes as listed above)
1 Lyrical/Modern Technique class
1 Hip Hop Class
1 Hip Hop Class
1 Tap Technique class
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