Youth Performance Teams

Our Youth Teams are about physically and mentally healthy growth, life-long friendships, age-appropriate costumes, moves and music, and life lessons learned through dance training to thrive for better self.

DEBUT STAR PERFORMANCE TEAM (ages 5 - 7)

Debut Performance Team training exposes students to various styles: Acro, Ballet and Jazz such as Street, Broadway and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and acrobatic tricks and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.​ Two diverse show-dances will be created throughout the year.

As part of the team, training children receive most valuable lessons in life such as developing teamwork, cooperation, and friendships, as well as the potential for feelings of success and the desire to improve.

LaVida follows a mandatory rule of providing child appropriate costumes, music and moves for all choreographed pieces and performances.

Mandatory training session:
  • Saturdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mandatory one additional class - your choice out of the following:
  • Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Tuition: $245/month. Annual registration fee $45.

Placement to Debut Star Performance Team is by EVALUATION during enrollment period

To be considered for the team after the enrollment period, please, Contact Us.

REQUEST EVALUATION 

RISING STAR TEAMS (ages 10 - 14)

Rising Star Performance and Competition Teams consist of two teams based on styles to help develop a well-rounded dancer.

As part of the team, training children receive most valuable lessons in life such as developing teamwork, cooperation, and friendships, as well as the potential for feelings of success and the desire to improve. Two diverse show-dances will be created throughout the year per team. Rising Star Performance Team training is for Intermediate dancers.

LaVida follows a mandatory rule of providing child-appropriate costumes, music and moves for all choreographed pieces and performances.

Pre-requisite: at least 2 years of dance or gymnastics experience, commitment and strong desire.

Team 1
Commercial Dance Fusion w/ Lena
Tuesday 5:00-6:30pm
Thursday 5:00-6:30pm
The training in Team 1 exposes students to Commercial Dance as known and popular in Europe. It includes fusion of styles like Jazz, Funk, Ballroom, Show-modern and other styles as seen in music videos/ stages/ by backup dancers / commercials.
All costumes, moves and music used are age-appropriate.
The class includes a warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and choreography.​
Team 2
AcroDance/Contemp/Lyrical w/Nadiia
Tuesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursday 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Saturday 3:00pm - 4:30pm
The training in Team 2 exposes students to AcroDance, Jazz such as Lyrical and Contemporary. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique, tumbling and layered with tumbling and acrobatic tricks. It includes a warm-up, strength, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and choreography.​
*This year we will plan on preparing our teams for one to two local competitions (which will take place in winter or spring). Dates TBA.
Tuition:
Both teams - $369/ month. Annual registration fee $45.
Any one team - $245/month. Annual registration fee $45.
New students are accepted during OCTOBER open enrollment month through auditions.
Students can audition in to both teams or a certain one.
Auditions will take place during the class schedule below in-person or online. Audition cost is $35.
Audition attire:
  • wear black stretch pants and a tank top
  • hair neatly and pulled away from your face
  • jazz shoes or socks.

To be considered for the team after audition time, please, Contact Us.

SIGN UP FOR AUDITION