AUDITIONS WERE HELD: July 18, August 1 or August 15
COMPETITION TEAM CLASS REQUIREMENTS:
1 Competition Class (Your competing routine)
1 (2 hour) Ballet Class
Production (1 hour) Opening number & Finale at our recital The huge group routines
1 Turns & Jumps / Stretch & Strengthen Class
You are more than welcome to take more classes & compete more than one routine. Our weekly class schedule will be set by August 26th.
Competition Team Tuition & Policies:
Registration Fee, due with first payment $25/dancer
Competition Team Fee, due August 15th $70 Includes: Performance team earrings One pair of performance tights Dance shoes for Production routines & Competitive Routines
Group class rate, due by the 7th of each month 5 hours a week, monthly price: $160 Comp class, 2-hour ballet, Production, Stretch/Strength/Turns/Jumps For each additional hour a week, add $30/monthly (Discounts available, listed below)
Private Lessons, due by the 7th of each month Solo: Half hour a week, $100/month Duet: Half hour a week, $50/month Trio: Half hour a week, $35/month
Costumes, due by December 7th $55 flat fee per costume, per class. (One costume for each dance class) There is no additional costume charge later in the season.
Tights *Competitive Students will receive one complimentary pair of tights Additional tights are typically $10-$15
Recital fee (per family): $90, due by March 7th Includes 2 tickets to the recital at The Smith Center for The Arts, Geneva, NY 2023 PMCD Congratulatory lawn sign Professional media, digital recording of the show (we are moving away from physical DVDs before they are obsolete) & photos Additional tickets will be available for purchase, you are not limited on number of guests
$5 charge for late monthly payments $35 charge for bounced check or card payments
Family discount Receive a $100 sibling credit! This credit will automatically by applied & used towards tuition. If tuition is paid in monthly installments, a $10/per additional sibling credit will be applied automatically for each month, for ten months. If tuition is paid in full by September 10, a $100 credit per additional sibling will be applied to your total before the 10% discount is taken.
Pay Ahead discount 10% Tuition discount (typically one month of free lessons) if tuition payment for the entire season is made in full by CASH OR CHECK ONLY (no credit cards) due by September 10. Private lessons, costumes & additional fees are not eligible for the 10% discount. Referral credit Refer a friend and receive a $20 credit when they register! In addition, for each referral your name will be entered into a drawing. The winner of the drawing will receive a month of free tuition. The drawing will be held on October 1st, 2022. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our dance studio!
BIGS & LITTLES
Younger students have older role models to look up to, gain insight, support and encouragement from, and older students have the opportunity to lead. Competition team dancers will learn who their Bigs & Littles are shortly after the season starts.
COMPETITION TEAM EVENTS MARK YOUR CALENDARS! *Events are subject to change*
Competitions are typically held over weekends, Friday – Sunday. We will not know the specific day over the weekend, or the approximate time that we will be competing until one week before the event – it is SUPER annoying. We will let you know via email as soon as we find out!
September 12 - 17 First week of dance classes! Welcome to Season XII, 2022-2023!
September 24 Additional competition team rehearsal for Canal Town Days Performance 10 AM – 12 PM
September 25 Competition Team Canal Town Days Performance! 12:30 - 1:30 PM
October 9 Optional Titans Of Dance, One Day Convention Dancer Price: $175 Observer Price: $25 If you want to attend, let us know by September 9
October 23 Optional Turn It Up Dance Convention, Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo, NY Age 6-8: $115 Age 9 and up: $155 Observer: $30 If you want to attend, let us know by September 23.
January 6-8 Optional 24/Seven Convention & Competition, Rochester, NY Convention (8 years and up): $295 Observer: $55 Competition: Groups: $75 Trios: $95 Duets: $95 Solos: $185 If you want to attend, let us know by September 23
February tentatively the 10th Valentine's Themed Performance: Parkwood Heights, Senior Living Community
February 17 – 19 Optional Soul De Soul Convention, Rochester, NY Ages 9+ $289 If you want to attend, let us know by October 1st.
March 24 - 26 WE WILL BE ATTENDING THIS EVENT! Hall Of Fame Dance Challenge, Rochester, NY Required Media Fee: $40/dancer Groups: $75 Trios: $85 Duets: $85 Solos: $160 Payment due January 24
April 21 – April 23rd WE WILL BE ATTENDING THIS EVENT Imagine Dance Competition, Expo Center, Syracuse, NY Groups: $70 Trio: $88 Duet: $88 Soloist: $160 Payment due February 21
April 28 – April 30 WE WILL BE ATTENDING THIS EVENT! Sheer Elite International Convention & Competition, Regional, Rochester, NY Convention & Media Fee: $155 Groups: $60 Trio: $60 Duet: $75 Soloist: $120 Title Soloist: $140 Payment due February 28
May 12 - May 14 Optional, Mother's Day Weekend Beyond The Stars Competition, Regional, Rochester, NY Groups: $70 Trio: $85 Duet: $85 Soloist: $140 If you want to attend, let us know by September 12 Payment due March 12
May 19 – May 21 WE WILL BE ATTENDING THIS EVENT! NYSDC Regional, Rome Capitol Theatre, Utica NY Groups: $60 Trio: $75 Duet: $75 Soloist: $120 Title Soloist: $220 Payment due March 19
JULY 12 - JULY 16 Sheer Elite International Competition, NATIONALS! Boston North, MA If you want to go to Nationals, save the date! We're going! National Banquet Ticket: $70 Convention & Media Fee: $190 Groups: $70 Trio: $80 Duet: $90 Soloist: $135 Title Soloist: $170 Payment due May 12
Waiting for dates & more information from the following events we like: Knighthawks Game Halftime Performance, Blue Cross Arena Harlem Globetrotters Halftime Performance, Blue Cross Arena NASCAR Cup Race Performance, Watkins Glen The Twelfth Annual PMCD Dance recital, June, The Smith Center for The Arts, Geneva