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2023-2024 Competition Team Auditions

We are expanding competition opportunities for 2023-2024!  All dance competitions offer tiered levels of competition.  Dancers qualify for levels based on “time in the studio”.  Our newly forming Performing Squad would qualify for recreational or intermediate divisions.  Our Performing Company would qualify for elite or advanced divisions. No dancer can compete in both divisions.

All dancers interested in competitive dance programs will need to attend auditions May 22nd and May 23rd at Burns Dance Studio.  See below for more information.

May 22nd & 23rd

Ages 5-7 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Ages 8-11 5:30 – 6:30 pm

 Ages 12+ 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Must attend both days.

$40 audition fee

Please see Corey with specific questions on age/level placement for auditions.

2023-2024 Performing Company Levels

Minis, Sparks, Juniors, Teens, Seniors

- Criteria: Junior, Teen, Senior dancers must be age level proficient in tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, and hip hop with high performance levels.  Minis and Sparks must enroll in tap, ballet, jazz and attend weekly rehearsal.  Juniors, Teens, Seniors must enroll in 5 weekly technique classes and rehearsals.

- Commitment: Dancers attend classes and choreography with guest artists (1 weekend per month August – November), attend weekly technique and rehearsal classes, dance in annual March spring concert, attend 1 regional competition, 2 regional convention / competitions and 1 national event in the summer.  Minis, Sparks, and Juniors will also perform in the Burns Dance Studio Halftime Show.

2023-2024 Performing Squad Levels

Primary, Elementary, Pre-Teens  

- Criteria: Dancers wishing to participate in regional dance competition in Spring 2024.

- Commitment: Dancers will be required to enroll in technique class corresponding with style of competition (tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater). Dancers will attend an additional rehearsal class each week for learning routines for competition. Dancers will perform in the Burns Dance Studio Halftime Show.

Performance groups will be determined pending results of auditions.

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