*TRYOUT DATES: August 26th and 27th*
NEW dancers in 2nd – 12th grade that would like to try out to be a part of our award-winning Competition Team, and RETURNING Competition Team Members that wish to try out for Special Choreography (solos, duets, trios, small groups, extra large groups, Elite Teams, etc). Please read the detailed information below!
August 26th Schedule:
5:00 pm: Parent Meeting for all dancers trying out for the first time, or any parent with questions!
5:00 – 5:30 pm: 2nd Grade Tryout (dancers are free to leave immediately after, they do not need to return on the 27th)
5:30 – 6:15 pm: Dancers in 3rd-6th grades will learn their lyrical/jazz tryout routines
Dancers in 7th – 12th Grade will learn their hip hop tryout routine (IF they wish to try out for hip hop Special Choreography)
6:15 – 7:00 pm: Dancers in 3rd – 6th grades will learn their hip hop tryout routine (IF they wish to try out for hip hop Special Choreography)
Dancers in 7th – 12th grades will learn their lyrical/jazz tryout routine
August 27th Schedule:
8:15 – 8:30 am: Warm-Up/Review for dancers 3rd – 6th Grade
8:30 am: Tryouts for dancers 3rd – 6th Grade
10:15- 10:30 am: Warm-Up/Review for dancers 7th – 12th Grade. Tryouts immediately following. Will have dancers call for pickup when they are finished
If you are interested in trying out, please contact the studio
*Please bring jazz shoes (tennis shoes for hip hop) and wear dance wear of any kind*
If you have a dancer that is in 2nd-12th grade, we are looking for YOU! (Grades based on the 2022/2023 school year). Please review the information below:
If your dancer is already a member of the PBDS Performance Team:
You will NOT need to try out for general team placements, your dancer will automatically be placed back on a Performance Team. Please see below:
If your dancer is already a member of the PBDS Performance Team, is going to be 3rd grade or older, AND would like to be considered for Special Choreography:
If your dancer will be in 3rd grade or older and would like to be considered for a solo, duet/trio, small group, elite teams, or additional large groups, they will need to attend both days of the tryouts to be considered for these extra routines. Additional routines are optional. Information sheets about Special Choreography will go home on the first night of tryouts and will be discussed in the parent meeting.
If your dancer is NOT yet a part of the PBDS Performance Team but would like to be considered AND will be a 2nd grader in the 2022/2023 school year:
Your dancer will need to attend tryouts on ONLY August 26th to be considered for the 2nd grade performance team. See more info below.
If your dancers is NOT yet a part of the PBDS Performance Team but would like to be considered AND is going to be a 3rd grader or older:
Your dancer will need to attend the tryouts listed above and will be considered for a place on the Performance Team during this tryout. IF your child is ALSO interested in additional routines (solos, duet/trios, small groups, additional large groups) they will be considered for those during this tryout as well. Additional routines are optional. Information sheets about Special Choreography will go home on the first night of tryouts and be discussed during the parent meeting.
If your dancer is in 1st grade and would like to be considered for the 1st grade Performance Team:
1st Grade teams are by INVITATION ONLY. Dancers at this age do NOT need to attend tryouts. A teacher will contact you if your dancer has been invited for this team.
If your dancer is interested in being a part of the Hip Hop ONLY Performance Team:
They DO NOT need to attend these tryouts! Please contact Ali if your dancer is interested in competing hip hop only, and she will have them try out during their weekly hip hop class in September.
We are so very excited to start our 2022/2023 season! PLEASE let us know if you have any questions or confusion, we would love to see everyone there!