DANCE & CHEER TEAMS
Tryout #2: Saturday, July 15th
Ages 4-8 – 10-11:30am
Ages 9-16 – 11:30am-1pm
2017-2018 DANCE & CHEER TEAM TRYOUTS!
SMAC’s Dance and Cheer Teams are the face of Sound Movement Arts Center in the community with opportunities to perform at local community events, attend conventions and compete!
Tryout #2: Saturday, July 15th
10-11:30am – Ages 4-8 & 11:30am-1pm – Ages 9+
SMAC is looking for a few more kids and teens to complete our Teams! Will you be the next Move Crew member? Love to Dance or Cheer? No experience required. Open to boys and girls. Students will be taught a series of short combinations that include: Jazz, Hip Hop and Cheer choreography at tryouts. Please arrive warmed-up, tryouts will begin promptly at the start time listed. Students should wear form fitting dance or cheer clothing and appropriate shoes. Girls hair should be off of face in a clean high ponytail. Bring Jazz shoes (or ballet slippers or socks) and sneakers to tryouts.
The Dance Team is separate from the Cheer Team. Students will be able to tell us which team(s) they are trying out for once they arrive. Accepted Team members must attend Summer Team (choreography) Camp: August 14-18, 2017. Plus, one additional camp over the summer (pending team placement). Results will be emailed out within 1 week of tryouts. See you at tryouts!
Move Crew Team @ Hilltop Street Fair 2016
Team Age Divisions:
Dance Team Minis – 4-7
Dance Team Juniors – 8-11
Dance Team Teens – 12+
Cheer Team – 6+
2016 Junior Move Crew Team @ Hollywood Connection Dance Convention
Sound Movement Arts Center
2017-2018 Dance & Cheer Team’s Season Information:
The Move Crew Dance & Cheer Teams are the face of Sound Movement Arts Center in our community with opportunities to perform at local events.
Sound Movement Arts Center staff have put together the following informational packet for each family to understand the financial and time commitment it takes to be a part of SMAC’s Dance and Cheer Teams. Please remember that Dance and Cheer are Team Activities and every member of a team depends on every member’s participation.
*Once offered a place on a Team, a Team Agreement will be sent out. This needs to be looked over by both parent and child, completed and turned in by July 1st, to hold your child’s place on a Team. The agreement is for the entire 2017-2018 Season (July 2017-June 2018).
Summer 2017 Requirements:
Dance & Cheer Teams (Choreography) Camp – August 14-18th. NEW DATE! Times TBA.
Dance Team: Dance Camp – July 24-28, 2017 – 9am-12pm
Cheer Team: Acro, Cheer & Tumbling Camp – August 14-18, 2017 – 9am-12pm
*Additional camps are STRONGLY encouraged. **These are required for team, so that they don’t loose their skills over a 2 month break after Recital and before Fall classes.
Summer camps can be found on the website: http://smactac.com/2017-summer-camps/
Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Class Requirements:
*We will do everything possible to stack the class schedule in block format for team members.
|Mini Team Req.||Junior Team Req.||Teen Team Req.||Cheer Team Req.|
|Jazz – 45 min.||Jazz – 1 hour||Jazz – 1 hour||Cheer Team Practice – 1 hour|
|Hip Hop – 45 min.||Hip Hop – 1 hour||Hip Hop – 1 hour||Cheer Skills Class – 1 hour|
|Acro – 1 hour||TT&L – 1 hour||TT&L – 1 hour||Acro – 1 hour|
|Choice Class #1 – FREE!||Choice Class #1 (mandatory 4th class of their choosing)||Choice Class #1 (mandatory 4th class of their choosing)||Choice Class #1 – FREE!|
|Choice Class #2 – FREE!||Choice Class #2 – FREE!|
Minis (4-7) – Monthly Tuition: 2.5 hours (plus, 1 FREE hour!) – $110/month (normally 3.5 classes = $139/month)
Juniors (8-11) – Monthly Tuition: 4 hours (plus, 1 FREE hour!) – $135/month (normally 5 classes = $156/month)
Teens (12+) – Monthly Tuition: 4 hours (plus, 1 FREE hour!) – $135/month (normally 5 classes = $156/month)
Plus, Dance Team Fee – $600.00. This fee INCLUDES the Team Camp, 2 Team Costumes, Team Jacket and Leggings. Shoes, tights and accessories are not included in this fee. *Jackets & Leggings will be worn to ALL community events, performances, conventions & competitions. They will get a lot of use. **If students are returning to Team and already have the Jacket and Leggings, they will NOT need to get new one’s. Their fee’s will reflect this.
Cheer Team (8+) – Monthly Tuition: 3 hours (plus, 1 FREE hour!) – $115/month (normally 4 classes = $135/month)
Plus, Cheer Team Fee – $600.00. This fee INCLUDES the Cheer Team Camp, 2 Team Costumes, Team Jacket and Team Sneakers. Tights/socks, bows and accessories are not included in this fee. *Jackets will be worn to ALL community events, performances, conventions & competitions. They will get a lot of use. **If students are returning to Team and already have the Jacket, they will NOT need to get new one’s. Their fee’s will reflect this.
**THESE FEES DO NOT INCLUDE CONVENTION AND COMPETITION FEES.
Convention fees are approximately $200-$300. Competition fees will vary depending on the number of dances your dancer is performing in. Group fees are approximately $40-$60 per person.
**ALL FEES ARE NON REFUNDABLE**
We require team members to be on Auto Pay and have a valid credit card number on file with the studio.
*Please note that most dates/events are still to be confirmed for the 2017-2018 season. This is to give you an idea of the types of events we attend and tentative dates during our season.
August 14-18, 2017 – Dance & Cheer Team (Choreography) Camp – Times TBA. New date!
Saturday, August 27, 2016 – Hilltop Street Fair – Team’s 1st Performance!
UW Spirit Day Halftime Football Game Performance
Proctor Treats Flash Mob – Halloween
December 3rd, 2017 – Santa Parade – 6th Avenue Business District
Mary Bridge Festival of Tree’s – Tacoma Convention Center
Halftime Basketball Game Performance
February 2-4, 2018 – Hollywood Connection Convention & Competition *Dance Teams only
February 2018 – NUVO Dance Convention *Dance Teams only
February 10-11, 2018 – Spirit Cheer *Cheer Team only
March 2018 – UCA Northwest Championship Cheer Competition *Cheer Team only
24 Seven Dance Convention *Dance Teams only
Velocity Dance Convention & Competition *Dance Teams only
Showstoppers Dance Competition
SMAC’s Annual Recital!