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Competitive Program

Where aspiring dancers shine!

"Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration" 

Welcome to our small but mighty dance studio! We are thrilled to be celebrating our third competitive season and we can't wait see what the future holds.

 

At our studio, we pride ourselves on being different. Our faculty of industry professionals, who have experience as professional performers, sets us apart from the rest. With their wealth of knowledge and expertise, our instructors provide a unique and unparalleled learning experience in every class.

Our team consists of passionate dancers who share the same interests and values.

 

We invite you to join us and witness how we stand out from the rest.

Open Company Auditions;

Each summer we hold auditions to determine where each dancer should be placed for growth and success. We welcome a wide range of skill levels, dancers will be assessed by our amazing faculty so we can place each dancer where we believe they will thrive.

See below for our first round of audition details.

 

Tuesday 18th June

5:30pm - 6:30pm 

9-12 Years Jazz Technique & Combination

 

6:30pm - 7:00pm

9-12 Years Ballet

 

6:30pm - 7:30pm

13+ Years Jazz Technique & Combination

7:30pm - 8:00pm

13+ Years Ballet

Wednesday 19th June

5:30pm - 6:30pm 

4-6 Years Jazz Technique & Acro

6:30pm - 7:30pm

7-8 Years Years Jazz Technique & Acro

A parent information meeting will also be held during auditions, giving parents a chance to ask their competitive questions, including questions about fees, schedules, and commitments.

There is no charge for our group open audition. Private auditions are also available for a fee of $25. To register your dancer for a Company Audition, please email the following to ashley@goddardsstudio,com.

Register Now to Audition

Thank you! We can't wait to meet you!

We provide and nurture individualized training based on the wants and needs of each individual student, ensuring the highest level of success. We promote individuality and versatility and encourage all of our students to find their own voice and their own style. Our competitive program is committed to promoting self-esteem, self-discipline, teamwork, and the development of well-rounded, technically skilled dancers.

Most of our competitive dancers start their journey on our Competitive Team by dancing in Large Groups and Small Groups. Dancers who we consider to have earned this opportunity based on their dedication, ability, professionalism and work ethic will be given the opportunity to perform in a Solo, Duet, or Trio.

Goddards Studio Competitive Program At A Glance:

  • Every June, we hold a Competitive Placement Audition for both new and returning competitive students. Attendance is mandatory as the studio and teachers use this event to determine the placement of students in upcoming dance companies.

  • It is mandatory for all Competitive Company members aged 8 years and over to attend our Full Out Dance Intensive in July. This event is crucial as our studio director and teachers use this week to place our dancers into their competitive routines for the upcoming season.
     

  • All highly encourage all dancers to attend our Summer Acro, Technique and Tumbling classes.
     

  • Dancers are placed in routines to best set them up for a successful season, as well as foster growth. (Please make sure that we have the correct email address).
     

  • Competitive Student Registration begins in June.
     

  • Competitive Team Jackets are mandatory and ordered each fall for new members.
     

  • Depending on what Company your dancer is placed in, there will be MANDATORY classes/routines that will be MANDATORY for your dancer to compete in. 
     

  • Choreography by our award winning competitive faculty is learned in separate specifically-designated weekly or alternating weekly classes.
     

  • Choreography by special Guest Choreographers may be learned outside of regular class time. 
     

  • We attend four to five local (GTA/Niagara Region) Regional Competitions each season. We offer optional attendance to a Solo competition early in the season, and we attend a Nationals Competition (local) every other season.
     

  • Competitive Dancers participate in the Milton Santa Clause Parade.
     

  • Competitive Showcase "It's Showtime!" performance in February each season – sneak peek at the Competitive Collection (a ticketed event). It is MANDATORY that competitive dancers participate in the showcase.
     

  • Competitive Group Routines are performed in the Year-End Recital "In The Spotlight" as well. Solos, Duets and Trios may be limited (a ticketed event). It is MANDATORY that competitive dancers participate in the recital.

It's important for dancers enrolled in the Full or Part Time program to keep in mind that there may be instances where technique class time slots are utilized to finalize competitive choreography. Although rare, if this happens, rescheduling the class time may not always be feasible for those who are not part of routine.

Pre-Competitive

Our Pre-Competitive program is designed for dancers who are ready to take their training to the next level. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the competitive world and helps children develop their passion for dance in a competitive environment. Joining our program means becoming part of our competitive family. 

 

Part Time Competitive

* This program is designed for dedicated dancers aged between 6 and 18 years.

 

Our Part-Time Competitive Program provides a perfect balance for dancers who want to experience the thrill of competitive dance while still having time to pursue other interests. Our professional and energetic teachers offer structured, team-focused training to ensure a well-rounded experience for our Part-Time students. With around 6 hours of training per week spread over two to three days, our program designed to help dancers achieve their goals.
 

Full Time Competitive

* This program is designed for dedicated dancers aged between 6 and 18 years.

 

The full-time program is tailored for dancers who seek to enhance their training with a higher level of commitment. It requires a approach to technique-intensive programs, and demands a strong foundation in both performance and technique. Dancers must exhibit self-discipline, dedication, and passion to excel in each dance style being taught.

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