Groove Dance Competition 2021

March 12 – 14
Collins Performing Arts Center
80 Shawsheen Road, Andover, MA
**Competition Fees will be due no later than February 1, 2021

Audition Information 2020-2021

  • Mock Auditions  This class is optional for any students who want to go through the audition process. We will run the class as if it is audition day and have critiques at the end of class to help the students prepare.
    • Monday, July 20th
    • 5:30-7:30pm
    •  $20.00 per dance
  • Audition Day – We will be offering an audition for anyone interested in participating in our Competition Company for the 2020-2021 season! This is mandatory for any dancer who wants to be considered to join the Competition Company, including previous CC members. All styles are required for Audition Day.
    • Tuesday July 21st
    • Tentative Time: 5:30-7:30pm
    • $25.00 per dancer: If your dancer participates in the Mock Auditions your audition fee will be $20.00
    • Company Audition: 5:30-8:00pm
    • Duo/Trio Audition: 8:00-8:30pm Students need to perform 45 sec – 1 min of prepared choreography in their preferred style.
    • Solos: Solos will allowed during the dancers senior year only. Students need to perform 30-45 seconds of prepared choreography in their preferred style.

Please fill out the Competition Company Audition Form by Monday July 20, 2020 at 5:00pm to be considered for Competition Company.

Please Note: The Competition Committee has the discretion to accept/deny any routines or determine offers for students. Audition results will be provided 7 days post Audition Day.

Competition Company Layout 2020-2021

  • Attend Competition Company Auditions – Mandatory
  • Attend Parent/Student Expectation Meeting – Thursday 9/10/20 @ 6:00pm
  • Weekly Class Requirements
    • Ballet Technique – (1 hr) assists with growth in technique
    • Competition Choreography – (1 ½ hrs) learn & perfect choreography (2-3 routines)
    • Group Competition Company Rehearsal – (1 ½ hrs) allows for extra practice and support of all C.C. members. Students will learn a Competition Company Production dance which includes all CC members during this class time in addition to practicing other routines in other classes. The group routine will be included in the studio annual recital. The style performed is the instructor’s choice.

Please Note: All dancers must be enrolled in a recital ballet and jazz class. It is preferred dancers participate in the styles they are performing in such as lyrical, tap, etc.

  • Competition Schedule: TBD

Congratulations to all of the Competition Company dancers for a fantastic competition season!

 

  • Groove Dance Competition
    • Pink Elephants on Parade – Jazz – Diamond & Judges Clean, Crisp & Clear Award
    • Ain’t No Sunshine – Lyrical – Elite Sapphire
    • The Garden – Jazz – Elite Sapphire
    • Black & Gold – Tap – Elite Sapphire
    • Ruby Blue – Jazz – Elite Sapphire
  • Leap! Dance Competition
    • Pink Elephants on Parade – Jazz – 4 1/2 Stars & Judges Committed to Character Award
    • Ain’t No Sunshine – Lyrical – 4 1/2 Stars
    • The Garden – Jazz – 4 Stars
    • Black & Gold – Tap – 4 1/2 Stars & 7th Place Overall
    • Ruby Blue – Jazz – 4 Stars