Competition

Thrive receiving ADCC Studio for Excellence Award 2018

Persephonie’s dancers have been successful in the competitive arena since she first began choreographing in 2011. Since then, her pieces have received numerous choreography and high point awards. In only the first year, Thrive’s talented company members were recipients of various first place awards, scholarships, and invitations to nationals from regional and local competitions. In their second year, Thrive was awarded the ADCC Studio of Excellence Award by Turn It Up Dance Challenge. Thrive’s company members have continued to exemplify excellence in their art and were awarded this prestigious title again in 2018.

Intensive Company

Thrive’s intensive dance company consists of well-rounded and serious dancers who make dance their priority. Requirements include:

1) Minimum 7 hours of weekly classes, 4.25 of which must be ballet.

2) Commitment to 4 mandatory dance competitions and nationals OR a convention.

3) Commitment to a minimum of 2 summer ballet classes, 1 stretch class, and 1 class of choice weekly, or the equivalent.

4) Participation in at least 3 master classes offered throughout the year.

 

8 and Under Company

Our competition dancers under the age of 8 get an early advantage to the performance experience and technical excellence acquired from participating in our company, with reasonable expectations for their age. Requirements include:

1) Two ballet classes and one class of choice (total of 3 mandatory classes – more are encouraged).

2) Participation in a maximum of 2 competitive pieces.

3) Commitment to 3 mandatory dance competitions (4 for the production) and 2 master classes offered throughout the year.

4) One ballet class and one class of choice in our summer program or the equivalent.

Recreational Company

We realize that some dancers want to participate in dance competitions just for fun. The recreational dance company allows dancers to compete at a casual and low-demand level. Requirements include:

1) Two ballet classes and one class of choice (total of 3 mandatory classes – more are encouraged).

2) Participation in a maximum of 2 competitive pieces.

3) Commitment to 3 mandatory dance competitions (4 for the production) and 2 master classes offered throughout the year.

4) One ballet class and one class of choice in our summer program or the equivalent.