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APTD is proud to have been named an Association of Dance Competitions and Conventions Studio of Excellence.  

All APTD team dancers will be cast in the Production number and 0-5 groups as determined by the Director. Additionally, dancers will have the opportunity for solo and duo/trios. (extra fees apply) Team/dance assignments are solely at the discretion of the Director.

All dancers must take at least one ballet and one regular technique class(tap, ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, musical theater, contemporary) according to level.(See below) The studio also offers a free Saturday Competition Only Technique class on Saturday mornings. This class is only open to team members and is focused on improving basic skills. There will not be a recital dance or costume for this class.

Production and group rehearsals will be held on Thursday nights. Some weekend rehearsals may also be required.

Dancers are required to attend one week of Dance Camp offered the end of August. ($140/per week). Dancers must also take at least one technique class a week thru the summer break.

There will be at least 3 mandatory regional competitions in the Spring. Additionally, there will be an optional benefit in the Fall and possibly an additional optional regional in the Spring. Prospective dates will be forwarded by the end of September.

Dancers will perform at various community events throughout the year.

Dancers will be required to purchase shoes, tights, costumes, hairpiece and competition jewelry. Shoes and tights do not need to be purchased through the studio but must meet uniform requirements. Dancers will also be able to purchase competition gear including, jacket, t shirt, booty shorts etc. Information on gear will be distributed at the Fall Parent Meeting.

At APTD everyone is welcome on our team. No experience is necessary. Great attitude and a willingness to learn are required. Our dancers dress and perform in an age appropriate manner and our emphasis is on team work and having FUN!

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