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UPAC offers a variety of Performing Companies for every age and every level which include Acrobatic, Hip-Hop, and Dance. Our performing companies are involved in a variety of performances that include, but not limited to, parades, festivals, retirement centers, basketball games, competitions, and conventions. UPAC's philosophy of our Performing Companies is to provide an encouraging and enjoyable environment for girls and boys to experience and demonstrate the love of dance, develop the ability to work as a team, appreciate individual accomplishments, and strengthen dance ability and skills.

Dance Company

 

UPAC has a variety of dance companies for ages 6 to 18. Dance companies allow more serious dancers an opportunity to grow in a healthy atmosphere through a variety of classes and choreography styles with the purpose of competing at the regional and national levels. UPAC’s dance companies have earned many prestigious awards at both regional and national competitions.

 

Company placement is based on a variety of factors including age, past dance history, and skill level. Company auditions are held each year in the month of May. Result letters will be sent by June. Dancers are required to participate in all competitions within the company year of 13 months starting in June and ending in July the following year. Listed below are the minimum class requirements for each company.

 

Mini Troupe

(ages 6-8)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

Junior

(ages 7-9)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

Junior Apprentice

(ages 9-12)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

1 lyrical class

Teen

(ages 12-15)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

1 lyrical class

Apprentice

(ages 12-16)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

1 lyrical class

Senior

(ages 15-18)

 

1 ballet class

1 tap class

1 jazz class

1 lyrical class

Production Company is for ages 6-14 and is non competitive. Students must take 2 classes a week (preferred jazz and ballet)

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Acro Team

 

More information on our Acrobatic Teams are coming soon.

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Hip-Hop Company

 

More information on our Hip-Hop companies are coming soon.

 

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