Competitive Dance

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Tapio Dance Company (TDC)

  • Tiny Dancers – This level of company attends class for 1.25 hours a week, is chosen from our developmental recreation class program, and requires a ten months (August through May) commitment to the dance company.
  • Twinkling Stars – This level of company attends 3 hours per week; chosen by evaluation and audition process separated by ability level and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Rising Stars – This level of company attends 4 – 5 hours a week; chosen by evaluation and audition process separated by ability level and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Shining Stars – This level of company attends 5 – 6 hours a week; chosen by an evaluation and audition process by ability level and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Sparkling Stars – Dancing 6 – 7 hours a week, this level of company is chosen by an evaluation and audition process and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Junior  Stars – Dancing 7 – 8 hours a week, this level of company is chosen by an evaluation and audition process and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Teen and Senior Stars – Dancing 9+ hours a week, this level of company is chosen by an evaluation and audition process and requires a twelve month commitment to the dance company.
  • Tapio Dance Company  Six levels – twelve month commitment is June through May with mandatory attendance at all group competitions and conventions as well as performance in our annual dance recital and in all community performances.
  • Call for details – 843-884-9579

All competitive students are chosen by an open assessment/evaluation and audition process in a classroom situation. All TDC members compete locally, regionally and nationally throughout the months of November through June with year round training and commitment.

Open auditions will be held in May of each year. Summer training and technique classes begin in June. For information and details, call the school at 843-884-9579.