Programs

Competition ProgramSolos & DuetsAccelerate ProgramConnectivity Dance CompanyConnectivity Crew

Competition Program

Group Opportunities

Our goal at CDL is that all dancers have a positive learning experience from competitions, gain performance skills and always do their own personal best.

Below are some details to assist you in making an informed decision about your child’s competitive dance experience this upcoming year.

Competitive Program Info

Competitive Dancers
Competitive classes are performance based classes offered in the genres of Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop and Acro. Classes are expected to compete in up to 3 competitions or festivals per dance season. Classes also participate at our studio held competition ConfiDANCE! as well as our Year End Show Case ~ Together We Dance.

To ensure our dancers are developing to a Pre-Professional standard, dancers are required to enrol in additional classes and training intensives throughout the season. Commitment to required classes is essential for achievement of training goals.

Dancers registered in the Competitive Edge Program benefit from various incentives throughout the season.

Dancers wanting to compete in the 2021/22 dance season are required to register in a minimum of 1 Summer Intensive Week: Summer of Dance in July or Just Dance in August.
Class Competing In:Required Corresponding Class(es):
Jazz Ballet and Competitive Edge Tech
BalletBallet and Competitive Edge Tech
LyricalBallet and Competitive Edge Tech
ModernBallet or Competitive Edge Tech
AcroDanceAcro Tech Class and Ballet or Competitive Edge Tech
Tap/ Hip HopOptional – additional Tap or Hip Hop class
Solos and DuetsCompetitive Edge Tech
Additional Competition Class Fees
Competition Classes will compete in up to 4 competitions per year. Competition Entry Fees will be invoiced once entries are confirmed with the competition organizers and are due to CDL by February 12, 2022.  Dancers with outstanding entry fees at this date may be withdrawn from ConfiDANCE!

Competitions & Festivals

Class(es)2021/22 CompetitionsTBA

Solos & Duets

*based on instructor recommendation

Solo Choreography ~ $375 per dancer
4 hours with a choreographer
Dancers will be given solo music and  are responsible to have their music at independent rehearsals and competitions
4 hours studio use for independent studio rehearsal time (30 or 60 minute blocks). Additional studio time cards may be booked through the studio
Ordered costumes will be billed once shipping expenses have been confirmed, typically at the end of the season.  Ordered costumes range from $75 to $180.  Rented costumes are $50
Competition entry fees are not included in tuition ~  $50-$80 per solo, per competition
Duet Choreography (2 dancers) ~ $200 per dancer
 4 hours with a choreographer
Dancers will be given duet music and are responsible to have their music at independent rehearsals and competitions
4 hours studio use for independent studio rehearsal time (30 or 60 minute blocks). Additional studio time cards may be booked through the studio
Ordered costumes will be billed once shipping expenses have been confirmed, typically at the end of the season.  Ordered costumes range from $75 to $180.  Rented costumes are $50
Competition entry fees not included ~  $40 -$60 per dancer, per competition
Additional Solo/Duet Fees
Solos & Duets will compete in up to 4 competitions per year. Solos & Duets Entry Fees will be invoiced once entries are confirmed with the competition organizers and are due to CDL by February 12, 2022.  Dancers with outstanding entry fees at this date may be withdrawn from ConfiDANCE!

Competitive Edge Tech

 *Minimum requirement of 8 years old

*Novice through Senior levels 

Competitive Edge Technique
Competitive Edge Technique classes are Non-Performance classes being offered as a training supplement for dancers, gymnasts,  figure skaters, skippers and other athletes who would benefit from the conditioning of Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical Technique. A program designed for dancers wanting to compete next dance season AND dancers currently enrolled in competitive Jazz and Lyrical classes.  Dancers who need to further develop technique or performance skills are encouraged to take this advanced program. Emphasis on Jumps, Turns and Conditioning.

Connectivity Dance Company

Up to 4 Large Group Dances

Connectivity Dance Ltd Company – CDLC
Competitive Dancers who wish to increase their performance experience may audition for  the CDL Company.  Dancers who display strong technique, self-motivation and dedication are welcomed to try out for this accelerated performance program.  Dancers must meet the Competitive requirements and be registered in Competitive Edge Tech class to be eligible to audition.

Company Members will learn choreography for up to 4 additional large group dances in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Lyrical or Variety.  Rehearsals run on Saturdays from September to June.

Dancers considering auditioning for the Company are recommended to attend a minimum of 1 week intensive training  ~ Summer of Dance in July OR Just Dance in August, to help maintain technique over the summer months.

Competition Entry Fees are due to CDL by February 12, 2022.  Entry fees are approximately $40-$60 per dancer, per large group dance, per competition
If interested in The Company, please contact the studio to be added to our Audition List for the 2021/22 season or register online through your personal dance account.
Company Fees
CDLC Member fees will require fund-raising to help cover additional costs of extended training, costumes and competition fees.

Pricing for the Company for the 2021/22 season will be posted once our season events have been confirmed.
Company Auditions
AUGUST 2021 ~ TBA
Dancers are to wear a black body suit and black shorts to the audition.  Tights may be worn (beige or pink are acceptable) Hair should be pulled back into bun.
Dancers may sign-in at the front desk upon arrival to receive their audition number.
After signing in, dancers may warm-up for the audition
Dancers will learn 1 unknown Dance combination during the first half  and review 1 known Dance combination during the second half.  Dancers may also be asked to improvise a solo.
Dancers will be placed into audition groups to perform each combination.  Each group will be called in to perform the combination in front of the choreographers/adjudicators
Dancers may be given up to 3 opportunities to perform each combination, time pending.
Acceptance for dancers will be given at the end of the audition.
Please note that a minimum of 14 dancers is required per dance for the CDLC this season
Dancers will be auditioning to potentially perform in 4 Large Croup choreographies:
Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Variety / Musical Theatre

Connectivity Crew

*ages 8 & up

Community Performance Team

Connectivity Crew 2021
Dancers who have a strong desire to perform and love to be in the spotlight may join the Connectivity Crew Community Performance Team.
Dancers as young as 8 years may join this team.
Dancers must be enrolled in a full year performance class and maintain a high level of commitment for rehearsal and performance schedules.
Involvement in performances and demonstration classes at various community events in Leduc and area throughout the year.
 Dancers are expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism as ambassadors of the dance school.
*Attend the CDL Masterclass Series and Join the Crew!