Performance Opportunities

ANNUAL RECITAL

All dancers are given the opportunity to participate in our June recital. Dances are choreographed and rehearsed during class-time, so instructors assume all students will participate. If your dancer will not perform in the recital, you must contact the office by December 1st or you will be held responsible for the cost of a costume.

COSTUME FEES

Intro to dance – Level 3 …………………. $55

Levels 3A – Advanced …………………. $65

All fees are due by January 15th. Costumes will not be ordered for any student whose fees have not been paid by this deadline.

CHRISTMAS DREAMS

This unique-to-Williamsburg holiday show is written, choreographed, propped, narrated, and performed almost entirely by our local dance studio, with support from the community. As an alternative to the normal holiday productions, Christmas Dreams provides residents and visitors an exciting way to enjoy the season.

Auditions for this show take place in June prior to each season’s production. We finalize casting and set the rehearsal schedule in late August/early September; and rehearsals begin in September.

AUDITION FEES…………………………………………$10 per dancer

PRODUCTION FEES…………………………………..$50 per dancer

COSTUME FEES………………………………………..Varies based on casting.

All fees are due by mid-October. Specific dates will be announced to the cast each year.

THE MOVEMENT DANCE COMPANY

The mission of The Movement Dance Company is to provide excellent, pre-professional training, education, and performance opportunities for talented dancers. The Movement is a multi-style dance company with focus on the developing artist. The vision is to open the door for all artists to create and rediscover dance through each new collaboration while reaching, educating, and enriching the audience. The Movement Dance Company is open to all dancers in levels ‘Intermediate’ through ‘Advanced’. Company members are not required to dance at any particular studio, you are only required to have four hours of dance classes per week, and one ballet class is required.

Company classes and rehearsals will be held on Thursdays from 5:30pm-8:30pm. The season lasts from August to June. Audition dates are announced in January and are held at the Institute for Dance studios.

Audition Requirements

Each dancer should prepare a 30- to 45- second solo with music in the style of your choice. Dance attire is required.

AUDITION FEES…………………………………………$10 per dancer

ANNUAL COMPANY FEE…………………………..$500 per dance*

*Apprentices are charged half-price.