Elite Company Program
Are you seeking the ultimate SDSD experience? Are you looking for a more professional level of training and dance opportunities? Then auditioning to become a member of SDSD’s Elite Company could be the perfect opportunity for you!
SDSD’s Elite Company is composed of 5 age level groups, only filled with our strongest, most trained dancers seeking true professional development. The program provides our most serious dancers an opportunity to excel as dance technicians, performers, and artists.
More SDSD Elite Company Information
- Dancers ages 6-18 years old that have displayed commitment and high skill levels in all genres, who have also been selected by Stage Door School of Dance based on a rigorous audition process.
- A position within the Elite Company must be earned annually. There is no guarantee a dancer will be placed within the Elite Company after previously dancing within the company the year prior.
- Auditions open to all dancers.
- Dancers selected for the Elite Company will be placed within one of five groupings based on age.
- Each Company will participate in 4 local dance competitions.
- SDSD Elite Company dancers will be enrolled in 6 mandatory classes per week.
- 5 Elite Co. Exclusive Classes
- Classes will be comprised of Elite Company dancers within their age group only and not open to the public. Genres included are Tap, Jazz, Leap & Turn, Ballet Technique, and Ballet Repertoire.
- 1 elective class of choice
- Classes are selected from our additional company exclusive schedule. Genres included are Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Pointe, or Stretch.
- 5 Elite Co. Exclusive Classes
- Competition Small Group Program (solos, duets, trios, quartets, quintets)
- Opening Number
- Community Performances
- Team-Building Activities
- SDSD Faculty and Industry Professional Guest Master Workshops
- Blue Line (beginner level)
- Green Line (beginner / int. level)
- Yellow Line (intermediate level)
- Orange Line (intermediate / advanced level)
- Red Line (advanced level)
Please note: SDSD Elite Company line placement is based on a combination of dancer age, dancer skill level, and years of dance education experience. There is no guarantee to be placed on an Elite Company Line solely based on your age, or prior SDSD Elite Company, SDSD Select Program, or SDSD Crew experience. Dancer’s SDSD Elite Company placement is at the discretion of our Studio Owner, Director, SDSD Elite Company, and Stage Door School of Dance Faculty.
Auditions for our 2022-2023 Elite Company Dancers will be held on June 5, 2022.
Dancers ages 6-18 are welcome to audition. Enrollment in Stage Door School of Dance is not required.
Complete the form below to sign-up to audition for our SDSD Elite Company.
Stage Door School of Dance will be holding an SDSD Elite Company Interest Meeting on May 18, 2022 @ 6:30pm via Zoom.
All dancers and parents/guardians who are interested in learning more about the SDSD Elite Company Experience, or who may have questions before signing up to audition are encouraged to attend.
To RSVP, please complete the form below. A Zoom link will be emailed to all participants no later than 24 hours prior to event start time.