rise movement studio presents....

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THE PHOENIX DANCE COMPANY

The Phoenix Dance Company is a newly formed dance performance apprentice program for young dancers that are serious about becoming a professional dancer.  Auditions will be held at the studio for dancers ages 9 through 18.  Dancers must have training in ballet, contemporary, and jazz.  Tap is NOT required, however PREFERRED. Please be advised that this is a performance company and will NOT be part of any dance competitions.

PDC JUNIOR COMPANY

Our Junior company is for dancers ages 9-12.  Summer technique classes and rehearsals will be held at RISE Movement Studio every Wednesday from 2:30-5:30pm beginning July 10th and ending August 28th.  Fall/Winter/Spring rehearsals will be held on Saturdays beginning September 7th from 11:30am-2:30pm. Please see below for a list of holiday and vacation dates, as well as a tuition payment schedule.

PDC SENIOR COMPANY

Our Senior company is for dancers ages 13-18.  Technique classes and rehearsals will be held at RISE Movement Studio every Wednesday from 5:30-9:30pm beginning July 10th and ending August 28th.  Fall/Winter/Spring rehearsals will be held on Saturdays beginning September 7th from 3:30-7:30pm. Please see below for a list of holiday and vacation dates, as well as a tuition payment schedule.

TUITION

Junior Company tuition price includes a technique class (1.5hours) and choreography rehearsal (1.5hours) once a week.

Junior: $60/month


Senior Company tuition price includes a technique class (2 hours) and choreography rehearsal (2 hours) once a week.

Senior: $80/month


Tuition payments will be due every 4 weeks beginning July 10th, 2019. Payments can be made with cash, check, or credit/debit card.  We also offer a monthly autopay if paying with your debit/credit card. There will be a $35.00 fee for returned checks.


Phoenix Dance Company members will be eligible for a discounted drop-in class rate, 5 & 10 class pass, and monthly unlimited plans if they choose to also take classes at the studio during the regular weekly drop-in schedule. They may take any class on the schedule as well as certain pop-up classes.  Workshops and Specialty Pop-Up Classes will not be included in the 5 & 10 class passes or monthly unlimited plans.  Pricing options will be available the day of auditions.


We do understand that dancers may not be able to make every class/rehearsal due to their FIRST PRIORITY being their PRIMARY dance studio.  ALL dancers will be excused from class/rehearsal if they have a prior commitment to their studio.  Please understand that tuition will not be pro-rated for any missed classes/rehearsals.  Dancers are welcome and encouraged to drop into any drop-in class(es) held during the week to make up for a missed company class/rehearsal.  Any choreography taught during a missed class/rehearsal will have to be learned through video prior to returning to rehearsal the following week.  Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.


Tuition Payment Schedule 2019

July 10, 2019            

August 7, 2019

September 7, 2019

October 5th, 2019

November 2nd, 2019

December 7th, 2019


Vacation Dates 2019

Thanksgiving Break - November 30, 2019

PDC MASTER CLASS REQUIRMENT

All Phoenix Dance Company members will be required to participate in at least 4 master classes held at RISE Movement Studio throughout the year. Master class costs will range between $10-20 depending on the length of class. Members are welcome and encouraged to attend more than the requirement! A schedule of master classes will be available soon!

PDC PERFORMANCES

Performances will be held at different venues throughout the year.  We are currently working on a schedule of performances and will inform you as soon as possible. 


COSTUMES

Costumes for performances will be provided by RISE Movement Studio.  Costumes will be returned to the studio after all performances.  Members will NOT be charged for any costumes.  Please make note that there will be times where members will be asked to put together their own "simple" costumes which could include things like basic black leggings/pants/shorts, certain color crop top/tanks/shirts, etc.  Members will be responsible for providing their own dance shoes, make-up, and any additional accessories if needed. 


More information will be provided soon!

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AUDITION DATES

TBD

VIDEO AUDITIONS

If you are unable to make the audition dates listed above you may submit a video. ALL video auditions must be received no later than June 1st.  Videos must include ballet barre, jazz progressions, and a short dance combination in the style of your choice.  To submit a video audition please contact Melanie at melaniecapalbo@risemovementstudio.com. Please also include a headshot and resume in your email. 

AUDITION FEE

$30.00 PER DANCER

Audition fee payments can be made online at www.risemovementstudio.com or you may choose to make your payment at the studio on the day of auditions.  If you have paid your audition fee online you will need to check in with the receptionist before auditions begin. Please be advised that audition fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.