NAoD's Elite Company is for the ADVANCED dancer who eats, sleeps, and breathes dance. Our team has received top honors on a national level, and our dancers get the opportunity to work with world renowned choreographers. Our dancers have been recognized for their versatility and ability.
Audition IS Required
Elite dancers typically spend 9 to 15 hours per week in studio.
additional hours may be needed for any solo, duets, and/or trios.
2 Ballet Classes
1 Hr Team Ballet (non recital)
1 Regular Ballet
1 Jazz Class
1 Lyrical Class
1 Tap Class
1 Hip Hop, Acro, or Pointe Class
1 Conditioning, Leaps & Turns
Up to 5 Hrs or more Rehearsal
Audition Required (See Audition Page)
FULL year commitment is required
Company Dancers must be available for 6 weekends for conventions and performances.
Company commitments will take priority over outside activities (such as school plays, other sports, etc.). If outside activities arise, please consult the director prior to commitment to ensure no conflicts arise. If conflicts with dance related commitments arise and dance commitments are not honored, a $200 fee will be charged and the dancer will be removed from the event in its entirety.
Availability for Nationals in June/July MUST be provided with acceptance.
MUST attend mandatory intensive in August.
Dancers should take no less than 12 hours of summer training (in studio or outside intensive)
Elite level dancers are afforded an Ulimited dance package