Auditions are annually and are required, or you may be on the team by permission of the Director.
Attendance to 4 dance classes a week minimum is mandatory. Dancers should be committed to all team members by showing your obligation to being in class. Technique & choreography are worked on every week, and it is the dancer's responsibility to be there to participate actively in each class. 4 of the following classes are required for competition students:
Class Expectations for competition students are as follows:
- Be on Time to Class
- Attendance is very important
- Bring all your shoes to all classes
- Be dressed properly for each class
- Exhibit respect for your teachers and class members
- Walk through the class door ready to dance
- Call the studio if you must miss a class prior to the class time
Team members will conduct themselves in a polite, respectful, and moral manner that is worthy of setting an example for other dancers, at all times. Dancers should come to class prepared, with a positive attitude and ready to dance.
Team members are expected to participate in ALL performances throughout the year, which include, but are not limited to, community events, competitions, end of the year recital, etc. These are announced as early as possible, so you are expected to plan your calendar with these events taking priority.
A copy of your school report card will be required to be turned into the office. Members are expected to maintain their school grades.
Each team member and their parent is required to sign a competition contract. The contract provides a more detailed explanation of competition expectations and requirements.
Attendance to competitions is mandatory. You are a team member, make this a priority, out of respect for yourself, your team members and your teachers & choreographers. Member may not compete under any studio name other than Rising Stars Performing Arts Company.
Making Tomorows Stars Today: Many of our dancers will go on to dance in college, while others have aspirations of Broadway. Regardless of the final destination, it is our hope that our dancers walk away having had an enriching experience with strong tools to take with them and use along the way.