PRE-TROUPE PLUS

*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. 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • 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 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 - 1 Competitive Routine & 1 Recital Routine

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.)