Requirements

By choosing to be a part of our Competitive team, students are able to take their dance training to the next level. Composed of strong, driven and dance-loving students, who work hard to improve technique, strength, flexibility,  musicality, freestyle, ability to pick up choreography, and performance skills, all while having fun.

Competitive Team Performance Commitments:

    • Students must commit to attend 3 weekend competitions in the spring, taking place between March-June of each season. The general dates of the competitions will be announced in the fall, and will be shared with our families as early as possible.
    • Students must commit to attend the Competitive Showcase dress rehearsal and performance, taking place in the Winter of 2022.
    • Students must commit to participate in the Cornerstone Recital 
    • It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that competitive team students commit to at least 1 week of Cornerstone’s Summer Dance Intensive Programs 2021, and/ or our summer competitive classes. You can find summer program dates and further information on our Summer Camp 2021 page.

Pre-Competitive Jazz Group

Pre-Competitive students will work in choreography class towards performing in Cornerstone’s Competitive Showcase. Pre-Competitive students may be invited to compete in 1 local competition, at the instructors’ discretion.

Class requirements:

  • Pre-Competitive Select Jazz Choreo class
  • One additional 45-min technique class (any combination of: Jazz, Ballet or Acro)
  • Highly recommended: A second 45-minute technique class

Competitive Primary Jazz Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Primary Jazz Choreo class
  • Primary Jazz Skills class
  • One additional 45-minute (any combination of: Jazz, Ballet, Acro or Contemporary)

Competitive Junior Jazz Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Junior Jazz Choreo class
  • Junior Jazz Skills Class
  • One additional technique class (must be either Ballet or Acro)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Junior Ballet Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Junior Ballet Choreo class
  • Ballet Skills class
  • One additional technique class (must be either Jazz or Acro)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Junior Contemporary Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Junior Contemporary Choreo class
  • Junior Contemporary Skills class
  • One additional technique class (Must be either Jazz, Ballet or Acro)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Junior Acro Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Junior Acro Choreo class
  • Junior Acro Skills class
  • One additional technique class (Must be either Ballet or Jazz)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Junior Hip Hop Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Junior Hip Hop Choreo
  • Junior Hip Hop Skills Class
  • One additional technique class (Must be either Breaking or Bhangra)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Pre-Inter Jazz Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Pre-Inter Jazz Choreo class
  • Pre-Inter Jazz Skills class
  • 1 additional technique class (must be either Ballet, Contemporary or Acro)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Pre-Inter Acro Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Pre-Inter Acro Choreo class
  • Pre-Inter Acro Skills class
  • 2 additional technique classes (must be either Ballet, Jazz or Contemporary)
  • *Highly recommended: 1 Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Intermediate Contemporary Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Intermediate Contemporary Choreo class
  • Intermediate Contemporary Skills class
  • 1 additional technique class (must be either Ballet or Jazz)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Intermediate Hip Hop Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Intermediate Hip Hop Choreo class
  • Intermediate Hip Hop Skills class
  • Intermediate Breaking class
  • Highly recommended: One Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Intermediate Acro Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Intermediate Acro Choreo class
  • Intermediate Acro Skills class
  • 2 additional technique classes (must be either Ballet, Jazz or Contemporary)
  • *Highly recommended: 1 Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Intermediate Contemporary Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Intermediate Contemporary Choreo Class
  • Intermediate Contemporary Skills Class
  • 1 additional technique class (must be either Ballet or Jazz)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Teen Lyrical Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Intermediate Lyrical Choreo class
  • Intermediate Jazz Skills class
  • 1 additional technique class (must be either Ballet, Contemporary or Acro)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Teen Hip Hop Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Teen Hip Hop Choreo class
  • Intermediate Hip Hop Skills class
  • Intermediate Breaking or Senior Breaking, Bhangra or additional Teen Hip Hop class
  • Highly recommended: One Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Teen Contemporary Group

Class requirements:

  • Competitive Teen Contemporary Choreo Class
  • Teen Contemporary Skills class
  • 1 additional technique class (must be either Ballet or Jazz)
  • *Highly recommended: A second additional technique class or one Youth Conditioning class

Competitive Solos, Duets and Trios will be offered on an individual basis. In order to compete in a solo, duet or trio, students must first accept their competitive group offers.