Shannon’s Studio II Competition Dance
Shannon’s Studio II offers 2 levels of competition dance.
***”A Class Act” – “A Class Act” dancer must be 5-8 years old. These young dancers attend class once a week for a 1 hour lesson. Classes begin in late August and continue through May. ”A Class Act” learn 2 routines for competition. They also work on dance technique in tap and jazz. This young group attends 3 competitions per season and also dances in each of the 2 recitals at the end of the year. ”A Class Act” dancer may take technique classes and attend Nationals – however, neither is required.
Shannon’s Studio II competition team members are dancers ages 8 and up. The SSII dance team is designed to accommodate many levels of competition dancers.
***Soloists – This level of dancer learns a solo routine in a style of dance best suited to the dancer’s skill level and personality. The soloists will compete 2-6 times per season. They also dance in the recital and may attend Nationals. The solo dancer is automatically a team member and will perform an essential 3 group numbers. (2 large groups and the production)
***Small Group Dancers – This level of team dancer competes 3 times per season. They learn and perform 3 group numbers and additional smaller group of 4-9 dancers. These dancers also perform in the recital and are invited to attend Nationals.
***Regular Team Dancers – A regular team member at SSII learns 2 large group routines and participates in the production number. These dancers compete twice during the season. A regular SSII team member performs in the recital and may attend the National competition.
***Team membership is by audition only.
***Team tuition is determined by level.
***A 45 minute per week technique class is require for each level of competition dancer. (“A Class Act” dancer is NOT required to take technique.)