Ms. Karen’s Dance Studio offers a strong competitive program
for the dancer who aspires to achieve the highest level of dance performance and who may be interested in pursuing the college or professional dance worlds.
Our Competition Team is designed to offer an age appropriate commitment level that builds upon itself with each continuing year. We offer Teams for dancers beginning at age 4.
Dancers must audition to join the Company program. They are placed in routines according to their technique levels and the number of hours per week that they can commit to being in the studio.
In addition to focusing on routines in the genres of jazz, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater, hip-hop and tap company members are required to take a ballet and technique classes and have the option to taking the following classes:
Each level of ballet focuses on the appropriate level of ballet technique and terminology.
Classes focuses on work at the bar, center floor and across the floor.
1 hour - 2 hour class
Dancers are assigned to Level I, II, III, IV or V
Each level of technique focuses on basic fundamentals to improve dancers overall skill and technique with an emphasis on turns, leaps and other short but challenging combinations
30 minute - 1 hour class
Dancers are assigned to Level I, II, or III.
Each level of Tap TLC focuses on basic tap technique while challenging the dancer to master new and challenging tap steps.
30 minute – 1 hour class
Dancers are assigned to Level I or II
Acro focuses mainly on all tumbling and gymnastic skills needed for dance teams, pom squads, cheerleaders, and dancers. In addition to continued learning of new skills, participants learn proper technique.
1 hour class