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Welcome to Holy City Dance Center! Feel free to email us at info@holycitydance.com

HOLY CITY DANCE CENTER

CHARLESTON'S MOST ELITE DANCE EXPERIENCE

Our Competitive Dance Team

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Overview

Our award-winning competitive dance team is for dancers ages 5-18 who want to focus more seriously on their dance training. Our rigorous competitive training program is designed to help dancers reach their full potential, all in an encouraging and nurturing team-based dance studio environment.

Interested in joining our competitive team? See more detailed information below and reach out to us at info@holycitydance.com for pricing, scheduling and placement information today!

Team Levels & Requirements

Our competitive team gives dancers the freedom to build their competitive schedule to best suit the styles of dance they want to focus more intensely on. Whether a student is looking to complete one routine or ten routines, we have an option for you. 

2024-2025 Team Levels

  • Mini’s Team (Ages 5-7)
    Competes 1 Group Routine in either jazz or lyrical style
  • Level 1
    – Group Opportunities Include
    – Small Group (1)
    – Large Group (1)

    – Super Group/Production Opportunity
  • Level 2
    – Group Opportunities Include
    – Small Group (1)
    – Large Group (1)

    – Super Group/Production Opportunity
  • Level 3
    – Group Opportunities Include
    – Small Group (2)
    – Large Group (1)

    – Super Group/Production Opportunity
  • Level 4
    – Group Opportunities Include
    – Small Group (2)
    – Large Group (1)

    – Super Group/Production Opportunity
  • Tap Team
    – Open to all students ages 8+ dependent on ability
  • Hip Hop Team
    – Open to all students ages 8+ dependent on ability
  • Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Team Requirements (Weekly) 

  • Mini’s Team (Ages 5-7)
    – 1 Stretch & Strengthen Class

    – Tiny Tumblers
    – Ballet/Jazz Combo Class
    – Rehearsal
  • Level 1
    – 1 Stretch & Strengthen Class
    – Jumps & Turns
    – Ballet I
    – Beg/Int Acro
  • Levels 2-4
    – 1 Stretch & Strengthen Class
    – 2 Ballet Classes
    – Jumps & Turns
    – Yoga for Dancers
  • Tap Team
    – Rehearsal
    – 1 Weekly Tap Class
  • Hip Hop Team
    – Rehearsal
    – 1 Hip Hop Class
    – 1 Acro Class
  • Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Solo-Only Program

Our competitive team gives dancers the freedom to build their competitive schedule to best suit the styles of dance they want to focus more intensely on. Whether a student is looking to compete one routine or ten routines, we have an option for you. All classes take place at our studio located on Daniel Island.

  • Ages: 8+ 
  • Experience: Beginner – Intermediate, limited experience required  
  • Class Requirements: 3.5 hours/week 
  • Routines/Performances: Solo routine at as many competitions as desired (3 – 5 on average)
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Twice monthly 30 minute cleaning rehearsals on Saturdays

Mini's

  • Ages: 5 -7 
  • Experience: Beginner – No Experience Required 
  • Class Requirements: 2 – 3 hours/week 
  • Routines/Performances: 1 Routine at 4 local competitions, plus solo/duo/trio opportunities 
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Only required for Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Level 1

  • Ages: 8 – 10 (or dependent on ability) 
  • Experience: Beginner – Intermediate, limited experience required  
  • Class Requirements: 4.5 hours/week plus rehearsals 
  • Routines/Performances: 1 – 6  routines at 4 regional competitions and 1 national competition, plus solo/duo/trio opportunities 
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Only required for Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Level 2

  • Ages:  9- 11 (or dependent on ability) 
  • Experience: Intermediate, limited experience required  
  • Class Requirements: 6  hours/week plus rehearsals 
  • Routines/Performances: 1 – 6  routines at 4 regional competitions and 1 national competition, plus solo/duo/trio opportunities 
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Only required for Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Level 3

  • Ages:  12 – 14 (or dependent on ability) 
  • Experience: Intermediate – Advanced, moderate experience required
  • Class Requirements: 6  hours/week plus rehearsals 
  • Routines/Performances: 1 – 7  routines at 4 regional competitions and 1 national competition, plus solo/duo/trio opportunities 
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Only required for Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Level 4

  • Ages:  14 + (or dependent on ability) 
  • Experience: Advanced, extensive experience required
  • Class Requirements: 6 hours/week plus rehearsals 
  • Routines/Performances: 1 – 7  routines at 4 regional competitions and 1 national competition, plus solo/duo/trio opportunities 
  • Weekend Rehearsals: Only required for Solo/Duo/Trio Opportunities

Policies

*HCDC Requires a minimum of 6 students to audition for the team to run each season*

Required Classes

Mini’s Team

  • 1 Stretch & Strengthen
  • 1 Jazz/Ballet Combo Class
  • Mini Team Rehearsal
  • Tiny Tumblers

Company I-III Requirements

  • 2 Stretch & Strengthen Classes
  • 1 Level Ballet Class
  • 1 Company Ballet Class
  • 1 Jumps & Turns Class

Season Schedule

2023 Conventions:

  • KAR Dance Convention – Charlotte, NC – October 1, 2023
  • Ignite Dance Convention – Charleston, SC – October 20-22, 2023
  • Titans Of Dance – Atlanta, GA – November 12, 2023

2024 Competitions:

Required Regionals: 

  • Groove Dance Competition – Charleston, SC – February 2-4
  • Boogie Fever Dance Championships – Rock Hill, SC   – February 23-25
  • Dance Machine – Greenwood, SC – March 15-17
  • Revolution Dance Competition – Charleston, SC – April 12-14 –

Nationals: 

  • Boogie Fever Dance Championships – Rock Hill, SC -June 13-16

2024-2025 season schedule coming soon!