Competitive Teams

 

 

Competition teams will be created according to age, ability, and class size.

Competition teams meet between 2-4 hours per week on Tuesdays/Thursdays.  Cost of classes for competition teams is $35/month.  For more information regarding competition teams, please contact Kristen at 814-233-6390 or email gkdancecompany@yahoo.com.

 

Requirements for Competitive Classes

Students will be placed onto the senior team at the discretion of the instructor.  Past years' performances, dedication, attendance, and motivation may play roles in determining teams. Work ethic, maturity and respect are heavily valued on the GK Dance Competition teams. Membership is based solely upon Kristen's discretion.

Requirements:

Senior Class:

  • Flat Split
  • Knowledge of 5 ballet positions, basic turns, leaps, terminology
  • Running Flaps
  • Traveling Pirouettes
  • Fouette Spins
  • Jete' (Split leap)
  • Russian leap
  • Double Pirouette
  • Triple Time Step
  • Wings
  • PERFECT stage presence (judged by past performances)

Junior Class:

  • Flat Split
  • Knowledge of 5 ballet positions, basic turns, leaps, terminology
  • Running Flaps
  • Traveling Pirouettes
  • Jete' (Split leap)
  • Double Pirouette
  • Triple Time Step
  • PERFECT stage presence (judged by past performances)

Mini Class:

  • Flat Split 
  • Knowledge of 5 ballet positions, basic turns, leaps, terminology
  • Running Flaps
  • Traveling Pirouettes
  • Single Time Step
  • Shuffles
  • Must be 6 years old by September 1st of the season
  • PERFECT stage presence (judged by past performances)

 

Solos/Duos/Trios for Competition

*Solos/Duos/Trios will only be choreographed for members of a competition team.

 Fee for solo/duo/trio--

$50 per dance--includes 100% choreography, music editing and copy of music.  PLUS $5/dancer per 30 minute practice time in the studio with instructor after choreography is finished.  

OR

$25 per dance--Dancer self-choreographs.  Includes all practices/rehearsals, music editing and copy of music. PLUS $5/dancer per 30 minute practice time in the studio with instructor. 

(Fees may be split between dancers in duets and trios.)