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● Highly qualified professional faculty
● Fabulous Facility
● Wide variety of classes for ages 1½ - 18
● Performance opportunities

Start young...

Build a solid foundation at a young age with proper lessons in dance technique in our special Pre-School program.


Train hard...

Fully develop your dance technique...gain confidence & valuable experience.
Love the art of dance.

Reach high...

It is our duty to challenge our students and help them reach for newer & higher goals.

Perform...

Opportunities to perform in our Nutcracker, Beauty & the Beast, Halloween Spooktacular, Company Showcase and annual June Recital.

The Nutcracker

5 Nutcracker performances scheduled for December at the Scottish Rite Theater in Collingswood, NJ.

Beauty & the Beast

2 performances scheduled for April 15, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Theater in Collingswood.

Halloween Show

Our Halloween Spooktacular scheduled for October 29, 2017 at the Scottish Rite Theater in Collingswood.

Passion...

Making GREAT dancers !!

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Dance Company

What is Dance Company? | Mission | Levels | Requirements | Benefits | How to Join | Cost

What is Dance Company?

The Dance Company is a group of dedicated, dynamic and versatile young people at the Tricia Sloan Dance Center, who enjoy and love the art form of DANCE.

Members of Dance Company take the required number of dance classes for their assigned company each week thus building strong dance technique.

At the weekly company rehearsals new choreography is taught that includes, jazz funk, lyrical, musical theater, ballet and tap. These routines are rehearsed and performed in the annual company show, recitals and special appearances throughout the year.

Dance company members' ages range from 6 through 18.

What is the mission of the Dance Company?

The mission of the Dance Company is to have each member...
     * fully develop the their dance techniques & abilities
     * acquire the sense of dance and performing ability
     * provide participation in many dance/theatrical programs
     * gain confidence & valuable experience while working with professional performers and choreographers

What are the different levels of Dance Company?

TSDC has 7 major levels of Dance Companies as follows:
    1. Teeny
    2. Mini I & Mini II
    3. Petite
    4. Intermediate I & Intermediate II
    5. Junior
    6. Senior I & Senior II
    7. Elite

What are the requirements of each Dance Company?

Teeny (Level Kinder, 1)

Take a minimum of 1 class per week Choice of 1 of the following:
  • Ballet
  • Ballet/Jazz 
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop
Plus attend weekly 1-hour rehearsal Friday 5:30-6:30
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for the Dance Company.
Mini I ( Level 2 )
Mini II (Level 3)

Take the following 2 classes each week
  • 1 Ballet
  • Plus 1 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Ballet/Jazz
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pre-Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1-hour rehearsal:
     "Mini 1 Company" Friday 5:30-6:30
     "Mini 2 Company" Friday 6:30-7:30
** Pre-Pointe class does not count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.
Petite: (Levels 4,5)

Take the following 3 classes each week
  • 1 Ballet
  • 1 Tap
  • Plus 1 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pre-Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1-hour rehearsal:
    Friday 7:30-8:30
** Pre-Pointe class does not count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.
Intermediate I ( 1st year in Intermediate, level 5)
Intermediate II ( 2nd year in Intermediate, level 6)

Take the following 4 classes each week
  • 1 Ballet
  • 1 Tap
  • Plus 2 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pre-Pointe
    • Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1.5 hour rehearsal:
    Friday 7:30-9:00
** Neither Pointe nor Pre-Pointe class count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.
Junior: (Level 7)

Take the following 5 classes each week
  • 2 Ballets
  • 1 Tap
  • Plus 2 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Contemporary
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1.5 hour rehearsal:
    Thursday 7:30-9:00
** Pointe class does not count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.
Senior I: (Level Pro I )
Senior II: (Level Pro II)

Take the following 6 classes each week
  • 2 Ballets
  • 1 Tap
  • Plus 3 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Contemporary
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1.5 hour rehearsal:
    Thursday 7:30-9:00
** Pointe class does not count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.
Elite: (Pro III Dance Level )

Take the following 6 classes each week
  • 3 Ballets
  • 1 Tap
  • Plus 2 additional class from a choice of
    • Hip Hop
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Contemporary
    • Lyrical
    • Musical Theater
    • Pointe
Plus attend weekly 1.5 hour rehearsal:
    Thursday 7:30-9:00 
** Pointe class does not count as a ballet requirement but can be used as a choice of an additional class requirement.
*** Acro class does not count toward the requirements for Dance Company.

What are the benefits of  becoming a dance company member?

  • The opportunity to work with professional guest teachers, dancers, choreographers, directors and producers.
  • Attend Manhattan Dance Project
         (2 day workshop & performance showcase in Philadelphia, dates TBA)
  • Perform in annual Dance Company Showcase
  • Featured performances in annual TSDC Recital
  • First consideration for roles in all TSDC Productions such as Nutcracker, Beauty & the  Beast
  • Present your dancing talents appearing in various performances, venues, and area competitions.
  • Gain an everlasting love and appreciation of Dance, one of the greatest forms of live art.
  • Camaraderie and friendships with an outstanding group of positive, dedicated & disciplined young people.
  • Extensive & intensive dance training at extremely affordable tuition rates.

Who, when and how can you someone join?

Anyone interested in joining the Dance Company may do so.

Membership is accepted during the enrollment period, July through October.

Simply select the appropriate dance company on your registration form.
Make sure you meet all of the minimum class requirements when enrolling.

What is the cost for dance company?

The weekly cost is only $11.43.

Monthly costs depend on the monthly payment plan selected?

  • Dance Company rates depend upon payment plan selected:
    • 10 payment plan: $40.00 per month
    •   9 payment plan: $44.45 per month
    •   8 payment plan:: $50.00 per month