Auditions will be held at the Auburn TDS Studio.
911 Cardinal Ct., Auburn
Auditions will be held Saturday, June 6th and will run from 11 am till 2 pm. The dancer is free to go after they have completed their audition. The studio will open at 10:30 am to allow for dancers time to stretch. The schedule will go as follows:
Ballet & Acro.............11-12
Lyrical & Hip Hop/Jazz.............12-1
The dancer will need to warm up prior to auditions.
Auditions are closed to parents and observers.
Dancers will be asked to perform their recital piece or a routine that they have prepared. Auditions are done individually. The dancers need to be at the studio on time. Auditions are closed to the parents. All groups, solos, duets and trios will be determined by the instructor. The results will be emailed and posted at the studio. If you can not attend the scheduled audition please contact me to make arrangements. Video auditions are accepted. Contact us for more information.
Female students have a choice of a solid colored leotard, sports bra or tank top. Pink or tan tights, gray or black leggings or capri pants. A solid colored fitted t-shirt or long sleeved shirt will be permitted. No jeggings, jeans or graphic shirts (with exception of TDS shirts) please.
Male dancers have a choice of a solid colored t-shirt or tank top. Sweat pants or joggers. No jeans or graphic shirts (with exception of TDS shirts) please.
Please click the link below to fill out the audition form.
If you are unable to make it to the audition we accept video auditions. Please contact us for more information.
The results will be emailed.
TDS offers competition company classes for ages 6 (by December) and up in tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, and pointe. Students that qualify for company classes will perform and compete throughout the year at local and regional events. To qualify for company classes students must audition. If you are interested, ask for more detailed information.
The competition season last from August till the nationals competition in June or July. The dancer will be taught their competition routines from August to November. This means the dancer will be responsible for remembering 16 to 24 counts every week. To compete and do well at competition we must work hard. If your dancer is not committed to practicing every day competition group may not be for them.
Competition lessons cost the same as regular classes.
Practices are at least once a week per dance.
Students are expected to attend all practices.
Summer practices maybe scheduled.
Some weekend practices will be scheduled.
Attendance to dance conventions is mandatory.
We attend 1 convention a season costing around $250.
Conventions occur on weekends locally and in other Midwest cities such as Chicago, Indy and Detroit.
We compete at 3 to 4 regional competition during the dance year and natioanal every other year.
Regional's will be local.
Regional competitions are during the weekends.
Estimated entry fee’s are: solo $95, duet/ trio $56, group $40.
Competition costumes range from $100- $200.
To be in the competition group you must audition. There are no exceptions. The dancer will need to upload their videos. The results will be emailed and posted on the TDS Facebook page Dancers can audition for tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, contemporary and lyrical. Auditions are open to ages 6 and up. Becoming part of the competition group takes a serious level of dedication.