MDCD COMPETITION TEAM

REGISTER FOR JUNE 10, 2017 AUDITIONS BELOW

JANELLE GINESTRA

LET’S GET WONKY

JOJO GOMEZ

POPPIN’

JOJO GOMEZ

RING THE ALARM

ABOUT

MDCD competition team dancers are required to participate in (1) friends and family showcase, (2) regional conventions and (3) three regional dance competitions. Additionally, our large group hip hop team will perform at Monsters of Hip Hop, and although this convention is optional, we highly recommend that all of our dancers participate in this amazing experience and cheer on our dancers during their performance.

COMPETITIONS & CONVENTIONS

MDCD competition team dancers are required to participate in (1) friends and family showcase, (2) regional conventions and (3) three regional dance competitions. Additionally, our large group hip hop team will perform at Monsters of Hip Hop, and although this convention is optional, we highly recommend that all of our dancers participate in this amazing experience and cheer on our dancers during their performance.

2016-2017 Schedule included Monsters of Hip Hop, Hollywood Vibe, Showbiz, Radix, KAR and Starpower.

MASTER CLASSES

MDCD focuses on the growth and development of all our dancers. The exposure to our amazing guest choreographers during master classes allows dancers to build confidence while learning high level choreography retention from the best in the industry.  Competition team dancers are required to take (7) master classes during the 2017-2018 dance season (This requirement does not include Pee Wee and Mini team).

Master Classes in 2016-2017 included JoJo Gomez, Janelle Ginestra, Jersey, Karon Lynn, Hamilton Evans, Matt Steffanina, KK Harris, Antoine Troupe and more.

NATIONALS

In lieu of Nationals during the 2017-2018 dance season, MDCD is going to host a training trip to Los Angeles, California.  Dancers will have the opportunity to participate in private master classes, train at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles, IMMASPACE and other amazing studios.  Dates are TBD. 

SOLO/DUET/TRIO

MDCD allows ALL team students to participate in solos, duets and trios.  Students looking to compete in solos, duets and trios ONLY are required to audition, and required to sign a contract and commit to the same training hours as the competition team.  These dancers will be placed in the dance style in which they are deemed strongest during auditions. Choreographer preference will be given to competition team students, and the student must use a choreographer affiliated with MDCD. Please do not ask choreographers until after auditions on June 10, 2017.

Below is the process to compete in solos, duets and trios:

  1. Fill out a request form and list your top two choreographers
  2. Receive approval from MDCD and the choreographer
  3. Pay the $160 studio rental fee (8 hours). Additional team rates are $10 per 1/2 hour.
  4. Discuss rates for solo/duet/trio with the choreographers (contractors)
  5. Reserve rehearsal times with the front desk