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COMPETITIVE TEAMS (LINES)

DXP Lines (TAP/JAZZ)

*Reminder: To be considered for a DXP Line (Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior) you must have completed 4 summer technique classes prior to tryouts.  

DXP Lines are designed for the serious, high caliber dancer. All teams will compete in 3 regional competitions as well as doing local performances. Required additional classes: 1 ballet class with the option of adding specialty teams. Team practices meet 1 time per week for 90 minutes.

** Specialty Teams **   

The following teams are an optional "add on" to our competitive team program.  


PRODUCTION

In order to be considered for these teams you must be on a DXP Line. These large teams are designed for dancers who enjoy performing and having fun. PRODUCTION will do 3 regional competitions, nationals when applicable in addition to local performances. Team practices meet 1 time per week for 60 minutes. There are no extra tuition fees to be in PRODUCTION.


COMPANY

This team will consist of a select group of multi level dancers of all ages. In order to be considered for this team you must be on a Line, Production, Lyrical, and in Ballet. Company dancers will compete in 3 regional competitions. Practice will be held on Sundays starting in January and meet for 2 hours. The Company fee is $225.

 

LYRICAL TEAM

*Reminder: To be considered for Lyrical Teams you must have completed 8 summer technique classes prior to tryouts. 

These teams are designed for the serious, high caliber dancers. All teams will be competing in 3 regional Competitions. Required additional classes: 1 Technique (this is in addition to the TEAM required ballet). Lyrical Team dancers are required to be on a Line. Team practices meet 1 time per week for 60 minutes.


HIP HOP TEAM

We have several hip hop teams that will consist of all ages and abilities. These teams will be competing at 3 regional competitions as well as doing local performances. Hip hop team dancers are required to be on a Line. Practices meet 1 time per week for 60 minutes. 


DXP SELECT

These dancers will be selected to be a part of Duo’s, Trio’s, and Small Groups. The selection process will be by invitation only. To be considered for a Select you must be on a Line and in Production. All Select dancers will compete in 3 regional competitions and nationals when applicable. Select practices meet 1 time per week for 30-45 minutes. Fees are: Duet $15 per lesson, Trio $12 per lesson and Small Group $10 per lesson.  


RECREATIONAL HIP HOP / RECREATIONAL LYRICAL 

 No summer requirements. Recreational Hip Hop/Recreational Lyrical teams will compete at 1 regional competition as well as local performances. Both Hip Hop and Lyrical Recreational team dancers will be required be on a Recreational Team or DXP Line. Lyrical Recreational dancers are encouraged to take one ballet class. Each teams practice meets 1 time per week for 60 min. 


SPRING RECITAL

The DXP Production, Company and Ballet Production will be in all 7 of the Dance Express recitals to be held in the spring.

All other teams will be in 2 recitals. 

ballet class. Each teams practices meet 1 time per week for 60 min.min.

 

Click HERE for COMPETITION information for the 2017-18 Season. 

Never too late register for the 2017-18 season! Register here!

Please email to info@danceexpressmankato.com or call to 507-625-3865 for more information!

  

Workshops & Auditions for the 2018-19 season

July 17-19 (Tue-Thu), 2018: Auditions Prep Intensive Workshops (Petite: 2 hours/day, Junior, Teen, Senior: 4 hours/day)  

July 23-26, 2018: Auditions (July 23: Learn Routines, July 24-25: Lines, July 26: Solo) 

Special note: Only one audition is required for ANY of the teams listed. You decide which team(s) you wish to be considered for. During the audition process, we try to provide a friendly atmosphere. We do our best to make sure every child feels at ease and is not under pressure or stress. Parents, remind your child that auditioning for anything is a learning experience

You do not need to wear your uniforms for auditions. Please wear something that allows for our judges to see you move!

We will get to know your dancer and let the parents know if he/she is ready for the group.