2019-2020 Elite Team Information

Fall/Spring Rehearsal Dates

*Detailed Times listed in each Team’s section*

  • August: 16, 23, 30
  • September: 6, 13, 20
  • October: 4, 11, 18, 25
  • November: 8, 15, 22
    • *Jump Nov 1-3
    • *Adjusted Schedules for Parade Choreography
  • December: 6, 13
  • January: 10, 17, 24, 31
  • February: 7, 21, 28
  • March: 6, 13, 27
    • *Showstoppers March 20-22
    • *Adjusted Schedules for Production Number
  • April: 17, 24
    • NYCDA dates April 3-5
    • *Adjusted Schedules for Production Number
  • May: 1, 8, 15, 29
    • *Adjusted Schedules for Production Number

Diamond Team

  • Dancers: Emily Barton, Ashlynn Batts, Halle Clay, Lillie Dimaio, Ava Jackson, Bailey Leclerc, Lyric Stanley
  • Costume Fees: $140
  • Team Jacket: $65
  • Choreography Camp
    • Tuition: $50
    • Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 5:20-6:30 & 7:15-8:25
  • Fall/Spring
    • Monthly Tuition: $55
    • Rehearsals:
      • Warm Up 4:45-5:00
      • Choreography 5:05-6:55
      • *August-October* Conditioning 7:00-7:45
        • *7:45-8:30 rotating schedule for Special Pieces, TBD
      • *October 18-November 22* Christmas Parade Choreography 7:30-8:30 (dancers get a 30 min dinner break)
      • *March-End of Season* Production 7:10-8:30 (dancers get a 15 min dinner break)
  • Rehearsal Attire:
    • Team Leotard–Light Blue
    • Theatrical Pink or Caramel Footless Tights
    • Lyrical Shoes/Turners
    • Tan Bloch Jazz Shoes (same as required for class attire)
    • Sneakers for Christmas parades TBD as event approaches

Sapphire Team

  • Dancers: Camille Davis, Michelle Hooks, Riley Leclerc
  • Costume Fees: $140
  • Team Jacket: $65
  • Choreography Camp
    • Tuition: $70
    • Rehearsals:
      • Wednesday, 5:00-7:30
  • Fall/Spring
    • Monthly Tuition: $55
    • Rehearsals:
      • Warm Up 4:45-5:00
      • Choreography 5:05-6:55
      • *August-October* Conditioning 7:00-7:45
      • *October 18-November 22* Christmas Parade Choreography 7:30-8:30 (dancers get a 30 min dinner break)
      • *March-End of Season* Production 7:10-8:30 (dancers get a 15 min dinner break)
  • Rehearsal Attire
    • Team Leotard–Turquoise
    • Theatrical Pink or Caramel Footless Tights
    • Modern/Lyrical/Contemporary shoes will be requested by each choreographer during our summer choreography camp
    • Tan Bloch Jazz Shoes (same as required for class attire)
    • Sneakers for Christmas parades TBD as event approaches

Conventions & Competitions

JUMP (Greenville, SC; Nov 1-3)

  • Early Registration Fees Due: September 18th
  • Convention Fees:
    • Dancer: $330
    • Observer: $60
  • Competition Fee Rates:
    • Group (4-9 dancers) and Line (10-15 dancers): $55
    • Duo/Trio: $75
    • Solo: $135
  • Suggested Hotel Rate: $159/night

Showstoppers (Concord, NC Cabarrus Arena & Events Center; March 20-22)

  • Showstoppers (Concord, NC Cabarrus Arena & Events Center; March 20-22)
  • Early Registration Fees Due: February 13th
  • Competition Fee Rates: Not yet announced
  • Hotel Rate: Not yet announced

NYCDA (April 3-5)

  • NYCDA (Greenville, NC; April 3-5)
  • Early Registration Fees Due: February 13th
  • Convention Fees:
    • Dancer: $330 *This is an estimated rate based on 2018-2019 rates
    • Observer: $60 *This is an estimated rate based on 2018-2019 rates
  • Competition Fee Rates: *Estimated based on 2018-2019 rates
    • Group (4-9 dancers) and Line (10-15 dancers): $55
    • Duo/Trio: $75
    • Solo: $125
  • Hotel Rate: Not yet announced

Tentative Events (Pending Acceptance and Weather):

  • September Performance: Sparkcon/Raleigh
  • October Performance: Nathaniel Greene Fall Festival
  • November Convention: JUMP!
  • First Saturday/Sunday in December: Liberty and PG Christmas Parades
  • December Performance: Alamance Elementary Winter Fest
  • March Competition: Showstoppers (Concord, NC), 20th-22nd
  • April Convention: NYCDA
  • June Performance: SESD Spring Showcase