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Team Information

National Award Winning Dance Teams

-Auditions-

8 COUNT has 13 incredible Competitive Dance Teams at the Performance, Pre-Company &

Company levels!

Scroll down for a description of our teams.

 

Dance teams are by audition only! 

Auditions for our 2024-2025 Season will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2024!  

-Performance Teams-

2024-2025 Season - Ages 3 1/2 - 18 

Tutu Team: 3 1/2-6 year olds

Starlette Team: 6-9 year olds

Diva Team: 6-9 year olds

Pirouette Team: 10-12 year olds

Jeté Team: 12-18 year olds
 

All ages are as of Jan. 1, 2025.  Some teams may have crossover ages.

  • Performance Teams have classes two days a week.  (Not weekends.)

  • Performance Teams will compete one group piece.

  • Performance Teams are required to compete at three regional competitions this season.

  • Performance Team members (except for the Tutu Team) will have the option to take an additional day of classes and have an additional group competition piece. 

  • All Performance Team members are allowed to compete a solo and/or request to compete a duet/trio if they would like.

-PRE-COMPANY Team-

2024-2025 Season

PETITE Team:  7-10 year olds

All ages are as of Jan. 1, 2025 

 

  • Pre-Company Teams have classes three days a week, one of them being Saturday.

  • Pre-Company Team members compete two group pieces.

  • Pre-Company Team members are required to compete at three regional competitions and one regional competition/convention this season.
  • Pre-Company Team members are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to attend Nationals every other year.  The 2024-2025 season is NOT a Nationals Year. 

  • Pre-Company Team members are allowed to compete a solo and/or request to compete a duet/trio if they would like.

-Company Teams-

2024-2025 Season - Ages 7 - 18 

MINI Team:  7-10 year olds

JUNIOR 1 Team: 10-12 year olds

JUNIOR 2 Team: 10-12 year olds

teen 1 Team:  12-14 year olds

teen 2 Team:  12-14 year olds

SENIOR 1 Team:  14-18 year olds

SENIOR 2 Team:  14-18 year olds

All ages are as of Jan. 1, 2025.  Some teams may have crossover ages.

 

  • Company Teams have classes three days a week, one of them being Saturday.

  • Company Team members (except Minis) compete a minimum of four group pieces and may be required to be in more.

    • Mini team members compete a mininum of three group pieces and may be required to be in more.

  • Company Team members are required to compete at three regional competitions and two regional competitions/conventions this season.  There may be the opportunity to attend additional, optional conventions.

  • Company Team members are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to attend Nationals every other year.  The 2024-2025 season is NOT a Nationals Year. 

  • Company Team members are allowed to compete a solo and/or request to compete a duet/trio if they would like.

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