JUST DANCE ARTS ACADEMY COMPANY AUDITIONS

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Just Dance Arts Academy’s Companies offer dedicated dancers the unique opportunity to master dance technique, artistic expression, and performance ability at the finest levels by representing the academy in high-exposure performances and competitions. Through this highly involved and positive experience, Company dancers strengthen their self-esteem while developing critical life skills like responsibility, self-discipline, dependability, athleticism, good sportsmanship, and teamwork.

Just Dance Arts Academy’s Company Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 11th beginning at 10:30 am. Pre-registration will open online on May 4th. Please come 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time(s).  

TO AUDITION:

  • Visit justdance.eventbrite.com to pre-register for auditions and choose which Company/Companies you want to audition for

  • Pay the non-refundable audition fee of $25 on the Eventbrite page ($35 for those who don’t pre-register/pay on audition day).

  • Bring a recent photo of the dancer with you to the audition.

  • Dancers should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their first audition time wearing proper dance attire.

 
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AUDITION TIMES:We will announce 2019-2020 Companies within a week of auditions. A mandatory meeting will be held shortly after. A non-refundable company payment installment will be due June 1st.

Just Dance provides many different company options, allowing dancers to choose where they would like to focus their dance practice. Please check below which companies you are interested in auditioning for.

NOTE: All Company members are required to attend summer classes!

All Company fees will be paid in 8 monthly installments from June 1-January 1. Company fees are IN ADDITION to normal tuition fees, and are non-refundable. Fees do not include additional master classes, choreography fees, and studio wear. 

PLEASE NOTE: Ballet Placement - All dancers who wish to be in a Ballet Company or take leveled ballet program classes must be evaluated for ballet level placement. All dancers in the leveled ballet program will participate in the Just Dance Ballet production of Cinderella. If you wish to have a lead roll you must audition for Ballet Company.

HIP HOP COMPANIES (ages 5+)

1 hour per week minimum commitment. Must be willing to commit one evening per week for classes and some Saturdays for rehearsals during the school year. Dancers will perform 1 dance in 3 local competitions and perform in the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $45

  • Fees: With other Company fees: $36/month | Hip Hop Company only: $45/month

PERFORMING COMPANIES

PREP COMPANIES

Petite Company (ages 5-7)

4 hours per week commitment, including ballet, technique, hip hop, and choreography classes. Dancers will compete at 3 local dance competitions and perform in the end of year Company Showcase. Local convention optional.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $135

  • Company fees: $74/month

Junior Prep Company (ages 9-12)

6 hours per week commitment, including ballet, technique, hip hop, and choreography classes. Dancers will compete with 2 dances at 3 local dance competitions and perform in the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $175

  • Company fees: $74/month

Teen Prep Company (ages 13+)

6 hours per week commitment, including ballet, technique, hip hop, and choreography classes. Dancers will compete at 3 local dance competitions and perform in the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $175

  • Company fees: $74/month

PRODIGY COMPANIES

Mini Company (Ages 7-9)

6-8 hours per week commitment including ballet, technique, hip hop, and choreography classes. Dancers will attend one local convention, compete with 2 dances at 3 dance competitions, and perform at the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $175-$215

  • Company fees: $100/month

Junior Company (ages 9-12)

8-10 hours per week commitment including ballet, technique, hip hop, and choreography classes. Dancers will attend one local convention, compete with 2 dances at 3 dance competitions, and perform at the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $215-$255

  • Company fees: $100/month

Prodigy Company (ages 11-14)

10 hours per week commitment including ballet, technique, contemporary/lyrical, aero, and choreography classes. Dancers will attend one local convention, compete with 2 dances at 3 dance competitions, and perform at the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $255

  • Company fees: $100/month

Advanced High School Company (ages 15+)

4-5 hours per week minimum commitment including ballet, technique, and choreography classes. Dancers will attend one local convention, compete with 2 dances at 3 local dance competitions, and perform in the end of year Company Showcase.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $135-$155

  • Company fees: $100/month

TRAVELING COMPANIES

Elite Traveling Team (ages 8-11)

10-12 hours per week minimum commitment including ballet, technique, contemporary/lyrical, aero, and choreography classes. Dancers will attend one local convention, compete with 3 dances at 3 dance competitions, and perform at the end year Company Showcase. This team will travel to California to perform and take master classes.

  • Approximate monthly tuition: $255-$295

  • Company fees: $135/month

  • Dancers will be responsible for all travel costs (Trip costs TBD and not included in monthly fees)

CONTEMPORARY COMPANIES 

Senior Contemporary Company (University Prep) (9th-12th grade)

  • Contemporary Ballet: 1.5 hours/week

  • Modern technique/improvisation/composition: 2 hours/week

  • Company Class: 1.5 hours/week

  • Jazz Technique: recommended

Fees Include:

  • 2 Master classes with guest professionals

  • Service performing opportunities

  • Teaching opportunities

  • Teaching creative dance workshop

  • Guest teachers and choreographers

Performances:

  • SHAPE choreography festival by SALT (Salt Lake City, UT)

  • Utah Dance Festival (Bountiful, UT)

  • Rocky Mountain Choreography Festival (Ogden, UT)

  • Costume fees

  • Contemporary Concert

    Company Fees: $58/month (in addition to monthly tuition)

Prodigy Contemporary Company (7th-9th grade)

  • Ballet: 1 hour/week

  • Company + modern technique/improvization/composition: 1.5 hours/week

  • Jazz Technique: recommended

Fees include:

  • 1 Masterclass with Guest Professional

Performances:

  • SHAPE choreography festival by SALT (Salt Lake City, UT)

  • Utah Dance Festival (Bountiful, UT)

  • Contemporary Concert

Company Fees: $35/month (in addition to monthly tuition)

Teen Contemporary Company (9th - 12th grade)

  • Ballet: 1 hour/week

  • Company + modern technique/improvization/composition: 1 hour/week

  • Jazz Technique: recommended

    Fees include:

    Performances:

  • 1 festival (SHAPE choreography festival or Utah Dance Festival)

  • Contemporary Concert

  • Costume Fee

    Company Fees: $22/month

Junior Contemporary Company (4th-6th grade)

  • Ballet: 1 hour/week

  • Company + modern technique/improvisation/composition 1 hour/week

  • Jazz Technique: recommended

Fees include:

Performances:

  • Utah Dance Festival (Bountiful, UT)

  • Contemporary Concert

  • Costume fee

Company Fees: $22/month

BALLET COMPANY (ages 9+) 

Junior Ballet Company:

  • Ballet: 4.5 hours/week

  • Additional hour/week: 1

  • Company Fees: $49/month (in addition to regular tuition)

Senior Ballet Company:

  • Ballet: 6 hours/week ballet

  • Additional hours/week: 2-3

  • Company Fees: $80/month (in addition to regular tuition)

Dancers must be willing to commit to possible Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings for classes and rehearsals in addition to regular ballet technique classes. Dancers will perform in the Ballet production of Cinderella. *PLEASE NOTE: Lead rolls will be determined and will have additional costs.