Level 1: Protege (5-18 years)
Must have at least one year of prior technical training (ballet, jazz, modern etc.). And will be required to take at least one ballet and one jazz class a year. They will be cast in 1-2 group dances that will compete at 2 regional competitions. Protege company members will also be asked to perform locally at 2-3 times a year, along with performing in the Finale dance for the Spring Recital!
Level 2: Extreme (7-18 years)
Must have 2 years of ballet training, and 1 year of additional technical training (jazz, modern, tap etc.). Dancers will be required to take 2-3 hours of ballet a week, along with jazz, modern or acro and 1 other elective dance classes. Cast in 2-4 group dances that will compete at 3-4 regional competitions and attend 1 convention per year. Extreme company members are required to attend all community performances and parades and will participate in the Finale dance of the Spring Recital!
Level 3: Elite (12-18yrs)
This is a program for dedicated dancers who make dance a major priority each year. Must have 3 years of ballet training, 2 years of jazz and at least 1 year of prior competitive experience. Elite dancers will enroll in 3 or more hours of ballet weekly, along with Jazz, Modern, Acro and 1 other elective style of dance (tap, hip hop, pointe). It is required that they attend 3-4 Competitions, 4-5 Performances around the state, and 1-2 conventions per year. Elite company members are required to attend all community performances and parades and will participate in the Finale dance of the Spring Recital!
All Company members must attend the West Georgia Dance Intensive, on top of all other requirements.
Being a company member is a lot of work, but has a lot to offer as well! Workshops and auditions are held at the end of each summer to establish placement in the company.