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Everything you need to know about Competitions and Competitive dance and ballet
One of the most coveted opportunities for young dancers is being chosen as an assistant to a dance convention instructor. It’s the experience of a lifetime to learn from and dance alongside dance industry professionals. But how do dancers get chosen to be assistants at dance conventions?
Dancers are chosen to be assistants at dance conventions by auditions, invite-only auditions, and by having a high score in the solo division at a competition, among other ways.
So you’re ready to attend your first dance convention weekend! Excitement is in the air, entry fees have been paid, and now all you have to do is…pack an entire Dream Duffle full of dance clothes!
Dance conventions are a great chance to express your personal style, but you also have to consider these top 5 tips for what to wear to a dance convention.
Attending a dance convention is one of the most exciting opportunities for young dancers! There are so many dance conventions on the market it can be hard to decide which one will benefit your child the most.
When considering which dance convention to attend, you will need to think about everything from the distance you’re willing to travel, to the money you’re willing to spend, to the style of dance you want your child to take.
If you’re new to the dance studio world, there are tons of new things to learn, from different dance styles to different hairstyles! One thing that might be surprising to a new dancer or dance parent is that there are several ways dancers can gain knowledge outside of the dance studio, and one of those ways is by attending a dance convention.
A dance convention is usually a weekend or one-day event held by a company to teach various dance classes to students from different studios.
It’s your first time at a dance convention – adrenaline is high and you and your dancer are itching to get in the ballroom and see what it’s all about! An essential part of participating in dance conventions is etiquette, for both dancers and parents.
Proper dance convention etiquette includes respecting all participants, being mindful of the space you’re in, and being prepared for anything!
Well, Teresa Nelson, a passionate dance mom of a competitive dancer in the US has taken the time to explain the difference between what a competitive dancer and non competitive dancer is!
Competitive dance can be a fun and exciting world, but by nature, it is a competition and therefore a certain amount of readiness is required to enter. In particular, many people consider age to be a good indicator of whether a dancer is ready to enter and many others believe that there is a certain age at which you are required to stop competing altogether.
If your dancer is two, three, four or even five years of age and you attend a dance studio that actively participates in competitive dance, then you might be wondering if you should be encouraging your child to be part of the competitive program.
Hi I’m Karly Wood and like many mothers, I never thought one day I would be a dance mom (Abby Lee Miller definitely scared me off). But now that I’ve arrived, I can’t imagine a better way to spend my spring weekends than at a dance competition, cheering on my dancer. Taking the leap from academy dance to competition was a big step, however and I wasn’t fully financially prepared.