Saturday, April 28, 2012

Competition ballroom auditions

We have LOVED the friendships that form when were involved in group activities! Being part of a team is SO much fun and you form strong, lasting relationships! Competitive ballroom is a great way to improve dance skills! This will be a valuable asset to our home school community and we look forward to lots of new friends and experiences.

We will be holding auditions for the 2012-2013 Jr Ballroom Competing Team through Legacy Dance at the Covey Center. Here are some basic details:

Audition date: Monday May 21st
(If you absolutely cannot make this time and date work, please email Julia to schedule an alternate audition, we want to see everyone who is interested in the team!)
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W Center Street, Provo
Cost: $2/student to audition, payable at the door (cash or checks please)
What to wear:
- Girls: knee-length ballroom skirt or dance-type pants, form-fitting shirt, ballroom or dress shoes
- Boys: dress pants or ballroom pants, ballroom or jazz or dress shoes, long-sleeved button-down Sunday-type shirt
What we will do:
- We will teach some basic ballroom steps in both cha cha and American waltz, students will then Demonstrate these steps in groups of couples
* Prior experience is not required, but is helpful

Here is some information regarding the competing team
-Ages 12-16
- Team contract will be from Sept 2012 - May 2013.
- The team will meet weekly on Mondays 12:30-1:30pm.
- This team will learn several ballroom dances including cha cha, swing, foxtrot, tango, and samba.
- The team will consist of 6-8 couples.
- We will learn several competitive and performance pieces.
- Performance opportunities will include 2 performances in the fall and 2 in the spring.
- Competitions will take place in the winter/spring of 2013 (Jan, Feb and March).
-There will be an estimated total of 6-8 performances and competitions.
- Cost: Tuition $29/mth. Costume/recital fee of 45/semester (sibling and multi-class discounts apply). Competition fees will range $5-20 per competition; we will meet as a group to determine how many competitions to participate in
-As always, this team will boast modest costume, dance and music smile

We look forward to seeing you at the audition!

Julia Penate: Studio Director,
Lisa Fielding: Home school performing arts coordinator, 435-632-7595,

Legacy Dance Studio at the Covey Center for the Arts
425 W. Center Street, Provo Utah

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