Companies

Lighthouse Dance Companies are for those who desire to use their gift of dance to reach the world and to set an example in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity. Our Company dancers are committed to growing in excellence through hard work and dedication. They have a heart for unity and teamwork. They are passionate about dance and love to serve others with their gift of dance through missions and outreach.

Our companies perform at various venues such as special events, nursing homes, churches, schools, community festivals, and dance mission and outreach trips.

Each company rehearses for 60 to 90 minutes each week. In addition to learning and rehearsing dances, company members will grow in their relationship with each other, and be encouraged and mentored by their coaches.

Tides Dance Company – Advanced ballet, lyrical, contemporary, and jazz performing company. (By invitation only, those interested may request a private audition and interview)

Anchor Dance Company – Intermediate to advanced ballet, lyrical, and contemporary performing company for ages 14-18.

Beacon Dance Company – Intermediate ballet and lyrical performing company for ages 10-14.

S.O.S Hip Hop Crew – Ages 8 and up hip hop performing crew.

COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:

Tides Company Requirements –
Members are required to take Tides company technique classes and one or more additional technique classes of their choice in addition to their company class. Dancers must exemplify integrity, hard work, respect, and kindness towards others in and outside of Lighthouse Dance. Dancers must be committed to class attendance and company performances.

Anchor Company Requirements –
Members are required to take a minimum of one ballet class, one jazz class and one elective class of their choice in addition to their company class each week. Dancers must exemplify integrity, hard work, respect, and kindness towards others in and outside of Lighthouse Dance. Company dancers must audition, fill out a written application form, and provide one non-family member letter of recommendation. Dancers must be committed to class attendance and company performances.

Beacon Company Requirements –
Members are required to take a minimum of 1 ballet class, and 1 jazz class, in addition to their company class each week. Dancers must exemplify integrity, hard work, respect, and kindness towards others in and outside of Lighthouse Dance. Company dancers must audition, fill out a written application form, and provide one non-family member letter of recommendation. Dancers must be committed to class attendance and company performances.

S.O.S Hip Hop Crew Requirements –
Members are required to take a minimum of two technique classes a week in addition to their company class, with Hip Hop being one of those classes. Dancers must exemplify integrity, hard work, respect, and kindness towards others in and outside of Lighthouse Dance. Company dancers must audition, fill out a written application form, and provide one non-family member letter of recommendation. Dancers must be committed to class attendance and company performances.

Cost–
Costume Fee: $75
Includes company skirt, personal leotard, accessories and any other costume pieces needed for the year
Company Attire: $50* (includes company jacket and shirt)
Black Dance Sneakers: Typically around $40-$60 new*
Ballet & Jazz Shoes*
Summer Intensive $50
October Day of Workshops $60
Mission Trips (optional)

*These are new company member fees. Anytime a dancer is new to a company, the * items will be an upfront cost. Those in the same companies will not be required to purchase these items again unless needed.

ALL dancers for the 2018-2019 dance season will be required to purchase all items on the above list.

COMPANY AUDITIONS:

Lighthouse Company auditions take place once or twice a year. Dancers are judged based on technique, facial expression, neatness of appearance, conduct, and overall performance. We also take into consideration each dancer’s written application form and letter of recommendation. Company members and those auditioning will receive a company handbook with all of our company requirements details.

We will have a meeting on Monday, May 21st at 7:15pm at Lighthouse Dance to go over the company handbook and answer any questions you may have prior to auditions.

Auditions for our 2018/2019 year of dance will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd
Anchor and Beacon Companies (ages 10-18) 4:30-6:30pm
S.O.S Hip Hop Company (ages 8 and up) 6:30-7:30pm

Company Audition form – Company Audition Form

*To find out more about Lighthouse Dance Companies, or if you are interested in having any of our companies perform at a special event, please contact us.

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