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Ascension Dance

mini Competitive Team

Ascension Dance teams give young people a place to feel loved and supported while providing opportunities to improve their strength, flexibility, self-confidence, as they perform in showcases and throughout the community.

For the dancer that loves the thrill and excitement of performing on stage and wants to work towards a common goal with a team environment, dance competitions can provide the motivation and incentive to push themselves to grow and develop to new heights.

Team Commitment and Expectations

  • Strong commitment is expected from dancers and their parents from September 2022 to May 2023

  • All competitive dancers will attend 3 local competitions

  • Mini Team will participate in our Holiday Showcase in December and Spring Recital in June.

  • Attendance is mandatory for competitions, shows, extra rehearsals and regular classes

  • When needed, extra rehearsals will take place on weekends with plenty of advance communications

Mini dance schedule

  • Classes run September 2022 to May 2023
  • Dance classes will be 2.5 hours a week
  • Technique training classes will include ballet, stretch and progressions (leaps and turns)
  • Classes will be split between Saturday morning and another evening throughout the week
  • 3 separate dances will be learned in 3 different styles of dance
  • Dance styles taken to competition will include ballet, jazz and hip-hop
  • Mini Team will participate in our Holiday Showcase in December and Spring Recital in June
  • Team choreography will be taught during class time throughout the week starting in September

Team costs

Monthly tuition is $115.00 plus hst

There are additional costs when joining the Ascension Dance Competitive team

  • Costume fees (some will be rented, some purchased)

  • Competitive Entry Fees for all dances going to competition

  • Ascension Dance team jacket (to be worn at competitions)

  • Dance shoes, tights, make up etc.

Audition and interview

Join us for a short class so we can meet your dancer and their family. This audition session is free of cost. Dancers will learn a short dance routine to show us their technique, tricks and skills and performance quality. This will help the teachers when placing them on a team, additional selected dances, and solos, duets, trios. 

Please fill out the form and register for one of our audition times. Our staff will contact your family for a short interview about goals for competition team and answer any questions you may have. Private auditions are available if your dancer would feel more comfortable with one-on-one attention or if they cannot attend June 26 or July 24. 

Contact [email protected] for help to register for a competitive team audition.

Minis

  • Sunday June 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Sunday July 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
If we are unsure which age group would fit your dancer best, we will invite you to attend the Junior Team auditions.
Juniors
  • Sunday June 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Sunday July 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm