DANCE & CHEER TEAMS

16-17 Move Crew Team Hip Hop

Move Crew Team @ Hilltop Street Fair 2016

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! 

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. 

16-17 Move Crew Team Jazz

Team Age Divisions:

Dance Team Minis – 4-7

Dance Team Juniors – 8-11

Dance Team Teens – 12+

Cheer Team – 6+

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.

Plus,

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!

Team Fees:

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.

Event Calendar:

*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 2017

August 14-18, 2017 – Dance & Cheer Team (Choreography) Camp – Times TBA. New date!

Saturday, August 27, 2016 – Hilltop Street Fair – Team’s 1st Performance!

September 2017

UW Spirit Day Halftime Football Game Performance 

October 2017

Proctor Treats Flash Mob – Halloween

November 2017

December 2017

December 3rd, 2017 – Santa Parade – 6th Avenue Business District

Mary Bridge Festival of Tree’s – Tacoma Convention Center

January 2018

Halftime Basketball Game Performance

February 2018

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

March 2018 – UCA Northwest Championship Cheer Competition *Cheer Team only

April 2018

24 Seven Dance Convention *Dance Teams only

Daffodil Parade

May 2018

Velocity Dance Convention & Competition *Dance Teams only

Showstoppers Dance Competition

June 2018

SMAC’s Annual Recital!

**We are looking for a few TEAM PARENTS to organize fundraising events. Interested? Let us know!