Category Archives: Director’s Notes

***AUDITIONS for The Dance Center Performing Companies!*** (starting 4/10)

Process:

1) determine if you qualify for the company

2) come to the front desk to put your name on the list

3) come to the audition

 

Jazz Companies: Friday April 10th 4:45-6:45

‘On the Accent’ (9th-12th graders currently in Teen Jazz 3 and up, or by teacher recommendation)

‘On the Beat’ (7th-10th graders currently in Preteen Jazz 3 or Teen Jazz 2/3 and up, or by teacher recommendation)

 

Hip Hop Companies: Tuesday April 14th and Wednesday April 15th

‘DC Fresh Crew’- 4/14, 5:45-6:45 – (aspiring hip hop dancers ages 7-10, or by teacher recommendation)

‘The Troupe’- 4/14, 5:45-6:45 – (intermediate hip hop dancers ages 10-13, or by teacher recommendation)

‘DC Tribe’- 4/15, 5:45-7:15 – (advanced hip hop dancers ages 13-18, or by teacher recommendation)

 

Modern Companies: Monday April 20th and Thursday April 23rd

‘DC Gravity’- 4/20, 3:45-5:15 – (advanced modern dancers ages 14-19, in Modern 4 and up, or by teacher recommendation)

‘DC Harmony’- 4/23, 3:45-4:45 – (high intermediate dancers ages 11-15, in Modern 3 and up, or by teacher recommendation)

‘DC Motion’- 4/23, 3:45-4:45 – (intermediate dancers ages 10-14, in Preteen/Teen Modern 2 and up, or by teacher recommendation)

 

Tap Companies: Wednesday April 22 and Thursday April 23rd

‘Rhythm’- 4/22, 5:15-6:45 – (advanced tappers ages 14-18, or by teacher recommendation)

‘Taprrific’- 4/22, 3:45-5:15 – (high intermediate tappers ages 11-13, or by teacher recommendation)

‘Taptations’- 4/23, 3:45-4:45 – (intermediate tappers ages 8-11, with 2 to 3 or more years of experience, or by teacher recommendation)

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Congratulations to our NEW Dance Center Performing Companies for 2014-2015!

For those wanting to take their dance instruction and performing to the next level, we hold auditions once a year in the spring for our Dance Center Performing Companies. Those who make it into company are required to take a minimum number of classes per week, are afforded performance opportunities throughout the dance year including our annual Dance Center Company Show, and attend competitions and dance conventions in the spring. We have just concluded our auditions this year and are so proud to announce our Company Dancers for 2014-2015! Congratulations dancers on all the hard work that led you here and we look forward to what you have to offer.

HIP HOP COMPANIES

DC Tribe
DIRECTOR: Anakarina Sanchez
Emily Bosch
Maria Castro
Anika Dhar
Sage Fuchs
Mia Galletti
Gaby Garcia-Roberts
Nadia Hermosillo
Emily Mays
Dominique Moges
Brittany Rodriguez

TAP COMPANIES

Rhythm Tap Company
DIRECTOR: Emily Hartley
Taylor Becker
Ria Bierling
Brynn Flanagan
Kaitlyn Kelly
Max Prosser
Lindy Wandel
Morgan Brown
Hayley Jacquin
Athena Koehler
Carissa Mindemann

Taprrific Tap Company
DIRECTOR: Emily Hartley
Hannah Averbuck
Leila Azari
Raha Azari
Ember Broomfield
Taylor Brown
Emma Diamond
Cadence Godwin
Ruby Kahnberg
Audrey Moon
Lily Morris
Alyson Oakley
Shelby Pehlke
Isabella Smithson

Taptations Tap Company
DIRECTOR: Emily Hartley
Nicole Denison
Cassidy Dorr
Valeria Escobar
Guilianna Facciano
Rylan Herring
Amanda Koehn
Brooke Molina
Madigan Paschall
Samantha Rooks
Emma Staples
KayLynn Tesselaar
Laurel Wilson

JAZZ COMPANIES

On the Mark Jazz Company
DIRECTOR: Heather Visser
Maria Castro
Sage Cleek
Katie Dineen
Brynn Flanagan
Mia Galletti
Kaitlyn Kelly
Max Prosser
Maiah Rowe
Emily Wong

On the Accent Jazz Company
DIRECTOR: Heather Visser
Bre Bianchi
Brooke Bierling
Maya Falls
MacKenzie Keith
Maddie Martin
Abbie Mendenhall
Sam Minnifield
Valerie Neill
Madison Silzle
Hannah Tilsch
Zachary Jorin, guest dancer

MODERN COMPANIES

DC Motion Modern Company
DIRECTOR: Rebekah Green
Morgan Brown
Emma Diamond
Epiphany Gierok
Kali Holdren
Hayley Jaquin
Mikela Pinoris
Lilia Rechin
Casey Wolfe

DC Harmony Modern Company
DIRECTOR: Rebekah Green
Emily Bartlett
Will Carter
Maria Castro
Sage Cleek
Rose Cohen-Sandler
Brynn Flanagan
Sarah Hayley
Kaitlyn Kelly
Max Prosser
Maiah Rowe
Isabella Schwartz
Emily Wong

DC Gravity Modern Company
DIRECTOR: Rebekah Green
Karina Ardley
Katie Carlin
Katie Dineen
Mia Galletti
Julia McKamey
Bianca Salmeron
Allison Walker

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