Company Prep

Designed for ages 8 and higher, the Company Prep class trains students in ballet, tap and jazz with particular emphasis on technique, repetition, and stage performance. Moving at a more dedicated pace, this class will assist students in preparing for the opportunity to audition for the PDC.

  • Requirements:

    • Weekly Company Prep class

  • Suggested supplements:

    • Ballet Technique class

    • Tap, jazz, lyrical or hip hop performance classes

  • Performance Details:

    • 1 piece in the Holiday Performance

    • 2 pieces in the annual recital

    • Opportunity to attend workshops and conventions

    • Opportunity to participate in all Palatine Dance Company performances

Palatine Dance Company
The Palatine Dance Company originated 15 years ago, stemming from the dancers' desires to study further and perform more often. Now facilitating 6 levels, the PDC track provides dancers with rigorous training in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and contemporary. Dancers receive top notch technique, cutting edge choreography, and build skills in time management, commitment and perseverance.

  • Requirements:

    • Weekly Company class

    • Weekly Ballet or Pointe class

  • Suggested supplements:

    • Additional ballet, lyrical and/or hip hop performance classes

    • Performance class (spring only)

  • Choreography Details:

    • Petite Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 2 recital pieces

    • Mini Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 2 recital pieces

    • Junior Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 3 recital pieces

    • Intermediate Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 4 recital pieces

    • Teen Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 4 recital pieces

    • Senior Company: 1 Holiday Performance piece, 4 recital pieces

  • Performance Details:

    • All Company Members will attend one fall workshop, and will have the opportunity to attend three additional workshops

    • All Company Members will have performance opportunities throughout the year

    • Mini Company and higher will compete at the Wilmette Stars of Dance

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