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 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Tuition: $235/month. Annual registration fee $35.

Placement to Debut Star Performance Team is by EVALUATION during enrollment period - September 7th - 28th:

  • Saturdays 12pm - 2pm,   $35  Sign up

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

 

RISING STAR TEAMS (ages 9 - 14)

Rising Star Performance and Competition Teams training mixes various contemporary dance styles (lyrical, acrobatic dance, jazz-funk, broadway jazz and contemporary) 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. 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, gymnastics or ice skating experience, commitment and strong desire.

Tuition $319/month. Annual registration fee $35.
Mandatory training sessions:
  • Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Thursday 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm Team A
  • Thursday 6:30pm - 7:30pm Team B
  • Saturday 3:00pm - 4:30pm
*This year we will plan on preparing our team for one to two local competitions (which will take place in winter or spring). Dates TBA.

 

Placement to Rising Star Performance and Competition teams is by AUDITION only:

  • Tuesday, September 3rd 5pm-7:30pm $35 Sign up

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

 

SEPTEMBER AUDITIONS 

When: Tuesday, September 3rd 5pm-7:30pm $35

Audition attire:

  • wear black stretch pants and a tank top
  • hair neatly and pulled away from your face
  • jazz shoes or socks.
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