COMPETITIVE NEWS & INFO

MANDATORY CLASSES

  • At least TWO weeks of Summer Intensive OR THREE weeks of Summer Intensives for dancers who are offered solo, duet, trio, small group.

  • Petite & Junior: One ballet class plus One technique of choice (ballet, jazz, tap, acro, lyrical) + Mandatory team

  • Intermediate & Senior: Two ballet classes + Mandatory team technique & choreography classes.

  • RAD Ballet Examinations are mandatory for all competitive dancers, this will be held in late Spring. Two ballet classes are recommended for students in Gr. 3 ballet & up.

PUNCTUALITY AND ATTENDANCE 

  • Punctuality and attendance are mandatory at all rehearsals, shows, competitions, and other team events.

  • Dancers will participate in pre-competition rehearsals and dress rehearsals. 

  • All members of the competitive team must be present at the competition location dressed and ready with hair and make-up at least 2 hours prior to scheduled dance time.

  • Any and all absences must be reported to the office via email or phone. This includes both technique and choreography lessons. If a 24 hours’ notice is not given for any solo, duet/trio or specialty group classes, a penalty fee will be charged on your account.

  • Vacation time SHALL NOT be taken outside of Allegro Dance School Holidays.

  • Competitive dancers will be required to attend extra rehearsals called at teacher’s discretion. These may take place on weekends and may be scheduled on school holidays/P.A. Days.

*There are no competition classes the week after the last day of competition. Classes resume the week after, for technique & practice until the June recital.

DANCE ATTIRE/DRESS CODE

  • Competitive dancers are expected to follow dress code that will be strictly enforced. Please see uniform guideline for details.

  • A bun is mandatory for all technique and choreography classes, unless specified by the director or instructors.

  • Dancers are to keep their hair long enough to be worn in a pony tail and a bun.

  • Proper footwear must be worn to classes, rehearsals and competitions.

  • Allegro jackets are to be worn to all competitions.

 

COMPETITION INFO & FEES

  • Competitive dancers will attend three (3) mandatory local competitions in Spring, between the months of March to May.

  • Dancers with solo/duet/trios/small groups will compete in a fourth competition.

  • Please note that Allegro Dance School has no control over competition schedules and will not know the exact time and dates until 2-3 weeks prior to the competition. Most competitions event start on a Friday. Therefore, students/parents may have to miss a day of school/work. Dancers must be available for the competition days that we sign up for.

 

COSTUME FEES

  • Costumes are chosen by the choreographer(s) for each dance. 

  • A deposit cheque of $105.00 per costume is required upon registration, the remaining balance is due by December 1st and is 100% non-refundable.

 

COMPETITIVE FEES

Competitive Fees are $250 per group dance, this includes entry fees to 3 competitions, pre-show admission, pre-show video and choreography fee (where applicable).

ADDITIONAL CHOREOGRAPHY 

This applies to students who are invited to do a solo/duet/trio/small group/large group.

Dancers may be invited to perform a solo/duet/trio or in a specialty group, those who are considered MUST attend at least THREE weeks of Summer Dance Intensive. Dancers need to have strong technique, confidence, stage presence and are willing to work hard. They are required to attend extra lessons to learn and practice choreography.

COMPETITIVE DANCERS REQUIREMENTS

 

SHOES REQUIREMENTS

Novice/Petite
Junior
Intermediate
Seniors
Jazz
Bloch Neo Flex in Tan
Bloch Neo Flex in Black
To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Novice/Petite
Junior
Intermediate
Seniors
Tap
Capezio CG19 in Black
Capezio CG19 in Black
Capezio CG19 in Black
Capezio CG19 in Black
*A full list of required tights, footwear, accessories etc. per competitive routine will be provided in January. 

MAKEUP & HAIR KIT

Please have these items ready by first week of October. New joiners must attend makeup/hair demo class in October.

 

MAKEUP LIST

  • Eyeshadow from MAC: Espresso & Vanilla

  • Blush from MAC: Desert Rose

  • Lipstick from MAC: Russian Red

  • Lip liner from MAC: Brick

  • Lash Glue: DUO, dries clear

  • Liquid eyeliner: Suggestion – L’Oréal Telescopic Waterproof Liquid Liner

  • Fake Eye Lashes

HAIR ACCESSORIES LIST

  • Hair Brush & Comb

  • Hair gel spray

  • Hair elastic (can be purchase at office)

  • U-pins (can be purchase at office)

  • Hair net (can be purchase at office)

  • Bobby pins

MISCELLANEOUS ITMES

  • Garment bag

  • Allegro Team Jacket

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