2024-25 AMBITION DANCE PRODUCTIONS COMPANY AUDITIONS
Audition #1 May 31 – June 1 (both days are required)
Audition #2 July 12 – 13 (both days are required)
If you cannot attend either of these auditions and you are interested in our dance company please email [email protected] for a private audition (private lesson rates will apply)
Competitive Company (Ages 7+)
Our competitive company is for the more serious dancer starting at age 5 through 18. The company will be required to take technique classes in all genres of dance. They will work with choreographers to learn pieces that will be competed at local competitions and events. Our focus is to enhance and master dance technique and artistry.
The competitive company competes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Open and Musical Theater. If you are interested in specializing in one style we do offer an option to participate in our competitive company in Ballet, Tap or Hip Hop.
This company consists of our Mini Company (ages 8-11), Junior Company (ages 11-14), Teen Company (13+) and Senior Company (14+). Ages vary based on ability and company placement. Weekly technical / class requirements are set by company. Ballet is our foundation and the Mini, Junior & Teen company dancers are required to take 2 or more classes in Ballet each week in addition to other styles (Senior Company is required to take one 1.5 hr ballet class; if a student wants to participate in Pointe they must take 2 ballet classes weekly).
Senior Company is designed to allow active High School dancers to participate in Drill / Dance Team, Theater, sports. etc. in addition to participating in a competitive company. Their required classes (5) are 2 evenings per week with rehearsals being held on the same day as their classes leaving most weekends free for other activities.
The company will attend 2-4 regional and or TX conventions and compete at 2-3 local regional competitions (some of which will be combined with a dance convention). The company will travel to Nationals every other year (next travel season is 2024-25)
To enhance our dance education the company will attend two in house master classes/conventions.
We plan like to attend a national event every other year and offer a dance experience trip the opposing years. (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, etc.)
Solos, duos, and trios will be optional for those interested between the ages of 6-18.
Itty Bitty & Petite Companies
The Itty Bitty & Petite Company is our youngest dance companies. This is a great way for our younger dancers to get started in competitive dance without a huge time commitment. This Itty Bitty company (ages 5-8) is required to take Pre-Ballet (1 hour) and a 2 45 minute Technique (Jazz & Tap) combined with rehearsals for their competition dances (3 hours total). The Petite Company (ages 7-10) is required to take Ballet, Leaps & Turns, Tap and a Jazz Technique class (all technique classes are held in one evening). They participate in 3 dances (jazz, tap & lyrical) with their rehearsals held on Saturday.
The company will attend 1 regional convention and compete at 2-3 local regional competitions. T. This company is required to take 10-15 (age based) hours of classes over the summer session and participate in the summer intensive. These groups do not attend Nationals / travel competitions.
Performance Company Ages 7+
This company is for dancers who want to take their technique & performance to the next level but may not want to commit as much time as our Competitive Company dancers. The goal for the dancers is to gain more technical experience / training with the opportunity to perform and compete locally.
- This company will compete at 2-3 local competitions and attend 1 dance convention (combined with competition)
- This company may also have the opportunity to participate at in house conventions and master classes.
- This company is required to take 4 hours of technique (ballet, jazz, leaps & turns and tap) plus attend weekly rehearsals held on Saturdays
Drill Team Company
Our drill team company is great for dancers who are interested in performing and competing in Jazz, Pom, Kick or Hip Hop styles and preparing for school auditions or as a complement to their school team. It is a great experience to attend local Drill Team competitions and events. You can also participate in Drill and our other companies.
- Attend 2-3 local competitions
- Attend Master Classes and possible local drill team summer camps / clinics
- 4 weekly technique classes required (Ballet, Drill Team, Jazz & Leaps & Turns) and weekly rehearsal which are held on Saturdays