Jr & Sr
DASSdance Junior and Senior Companies are for dancers ready to take their training to the next level through our pre-professional dance training program.
Students must show a strong commitment to athleticism and artistry, and display dedication to their dance training.
Company dancers are focused, confident, hard-working, and passionate and serve as leaders to the DASSdance student body. Dancers must audition for placement. Auditions for Fall 2021 will be held throughout Jr & Sr Intensives during our 2021 Summer Program.
All Company Dancers are strongly encouraged to expand their dance training by attending summer intensives and participae in additional open level classes throughout the fall and spring sessions including participation in Acro, Hip Hop, and Tap Classes.
Senior company dancers are required to attend classes 4 days per week with a total of 12.5 hours of dance technique training. These classes include Technique Classes, including Partnering and Acro, as well as Level 5-6 Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet & Pointe.
In addition to the required classes, Sr Company Dancers participate in all performance opportunities throughout the year and attend Level 5/6 rehearsals.
Fall 2021 Senior Company Class Schedule
Mondays: Technique Class 4:30 - 5:45, Partnering 5:45 - 6:45
Tuesdays: Ballet 4:30 - 6:00, Pointe 6:00-7:00
Wednesdays: Ballet 2:30 - 3:30, Stretch & Conditioning 3:30 - 4:00, Jazz 4:00 - 5:00
Thursdays: Ballet 4:30 - 6:00, Contemporary 6:00 - 7:30
Fridays: Rehearsal (as needed)
Junior company dancers are required to attend classes 2-3 days per week with a total of 6-7.5 hours of dance technique training. These classes include Level 3-4 Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet & Pre-Pointe/Pointe.
In addition to the required classes, Junior Company Dancers participate in all performance opportunities throughout the year and attend Level 3/4 rehearsals.
Fall 2021 Junior Company Class Schedule
Tuesdays: Ballet (Level 4 dancers only) 4:30 - 6:00
Wednesdays: Jazz 2:30 - 3:30, Stretch & Conditioning 3:30 - 4:00, Pre-Pointe/Pointe 5:00 - 5:30
Thursdays: Contemporary 4:30 - 6:00, Ballet 6:00 - 7:30
Junior Company | Ages 9+
Senior Company | Ages 13+
DASSdance School has 4 exciting annual productions that Company Dancers are featured in throughout the year. Mini-Nutcracker Santa Breakfast, Seattle City Nutcracker, All-4-1 Dancepalooza, and our Spring Production. In addition to our annual school productions, Company Dancers have the opportunity to attend and perform at dance festivals and competitions, experiencing and learning from the talented dance community in Western Washington.
Seattle City Nutcracker