*BY RECOMMENDATION ONLY
MINNIE & ENERGY PRE-TROUPE PLUS PROGRAMS
All Dance Zone PTP Programs dance 2 hours per week for a 32-week session.
Our Pre-Troupe Plus programs include Jazz, Tap & Hip-Hop dance styles. These classes will give students the preparatory skills needed to advance into a Junior Troupe or Troupe program in the future.
Programs such as Contemporary/Modern are highly encouraged on top of their regular PTP classes, however are not mandatory.
- All PTP programs participate in 2 recitals and 2 local dance competitions, with the option of 1 away dance competition.
Pre-Troupe Plus members are required to purchase a team jacket/hoodie to wear at all competitions & events. This will be available for order in July/August.
Performance tights are not included in your costume fee, therefore each Pre-Troupe Plus member will be responsible for ensuring they have a pair of performance tights as per our Dance Zone recommendation.
Outside Competitions - Pre-Troupe Plus involvement in outside competitions in addition to what is designated for Dance Zone will be decided at the discretion of Dance Zone directors.
Please note: Participation in High school dance teams is permitted, however, Dance Zone dancers are not permitted to compete at competitions with the dance team.
Extra Routines - PTP dancers have the option of registering for a solo, duo, trio or small group with other dancers of their choice. The Pre-Troupe Plus limit for extra routines is 1.
Pre-Troupe Plus members are expected to attend classes regularly and be committed to making classes a priority over social events. Attendance is an important aspect of being a team player and encourages your team to excel.
EVENTS & COMPETITIONS:
Christmas Recital - 1 Competitive Routine & 1 Recital Routine
Millennium Dance Festival Dartmouth - 3 Competitive Routines (Jazz, Tap & Hip Hop)
Danceabition Dartmouth - 3 Competitive Routines (Jazz, Tap & Hip Hop)
Spring Recital - 2 Competitive Routines
OPTIONAL COMPETITION: Danceabition Cape Breton *More information will be sent in the fall
CLASS SHOE REQUIREMENTS
(SHOES AVAILABLE ON OUR ONLINE SHOP)
TAP: Matte Black Buckle Strap (Mary Jane Tap Shoe)
JAZZ: Beige Leather Shoe (E-Series Jazz Slip On)
HIP HOP: Clean Indoor Sneaker (Performance sneakers are included in your costume/event fees)
CLASS DRESS CODE
TAP: Fitted Dancewear (Bodysuit, leggings, bike shorts, tank top, etc.)
JAZZ: Fitted Dancewear (Bodysuit, leggings, bike shorts, tank top, etc.)
HIP HOP: Dancewear (Leggings, sweatpants, shorts, tank top, etc.)