Competition Season 20-21

Required Summer Class: 
Technique & Ballet Combo
▪ This class is offered twice a week for the next 6 weeks
▪ Dancers need to take at least 8 Days of technique/ballet classes in the next 6 weeks.

Auditions:

Owatonna Location:
▪ Aug 3rd: Audition Prep
⁃ Dancers will review skills and learn a short combo 
⁃ Ages 6-9: 5:00-5:45
⁃ Ages 11 & up 5:45-6:45 pm.

▪ August 4th: Auditions Day
⁃ Dancers will need to wear all black (UPDS leotard is recommended) 
⁃ Dancers may wear shorts but they must be black 
⁃ tights optional 
⁃ Dancers may wear shoes of their choice
⁃ Hair must be pulled back into a bun
⁃ Auditions will start at 3:00pm. - ?

Audition Scores:
▪ Technique Classes: 50%
⁃ Instructors will be watching each dancer during their technique & ballet classes
⁃ Instructors will be looking for:
⁃ Work ethic 
⁃ Self motivated
⁃ Respect towards instructors and other teammates
⁃ Quick corrections 
⁃ Positive attitude
▪ Skills 25%
⁃ Dancers will show these skills during their audition
⁃ Splits, Turns and Jumps (More details will be given in their audition prep class the night before auditions. 
▪ and one routine 25% 
⁃ Dancers will be judged on their 
⁃ Memorization 
⁃ technique 
⁃ performance

Albert Lea Location:
▪ Aug 5th: Audition Prep
⁃ Dancers will review skills and learn a short combo 
⁃ Ages 10-13: 4:00-5:00 pm.
⁃ Ages 14 – up: 4:00-5:00 pm.
⁃ Ages 6-9: 5:00-5:45 pm.

▪ August 6th: Auditions Day
⁃ Dancers will need to wear all black (UPDS leotard is recommended) 
⁃ Dancers may wear shorts but they must be black 
⁃ tights optional 
⁃ Dancers may wear shoes of their choice
⁃ Hair must be pulled back into a bun
⁃ Auditions will start at 3:00 pm. - ?

Audition Scores:
▪ Technique Classes: 50%
⁃ Instructors will be watching each dancer during their technique & ballet classes
⁃ Instructors will be looking for:
⁃ Work ethic 
⁃ Self motivated
⁃ Respect towards instructors and other teammates
⁃ Quick corrections 
⁃ Positive attitude
▪ Skills: 25%
⁃ Dancers will show these skills during their audition
⁃ Splits, Turns and Jumps (More details will be given in their audition) prep class the night before auditions. 
▪ and one routine 25% 
⁃ Dancers will be judged on their 
⁃ Memorization 
⁃ technique 
⁃ performance

Stretching | All Ages

Monday, Wednesday | 3:45 PM to 4:30 PM 

June 22 to July 29

45 minutes of lengthening muscles, breathing techniques and gaining flexibility. 

Perfect for all ages and ability levels, recommended for dancers who participate in all styles of dance.

Dress Code: Tight-fitting clothes. (Tights, Booty Shorts and Tank recommended) 

$94 for 6 weeks or Drop-in rate of $8.25

Conditioning | All Ages

Monday, Wednesday | 4:30 PM to  5:00 PM 

June 22 to July 29

This 30 minute class is open to all ages, dancers and/or non-dancers. 

This class will focus on building strength and endurance through numerous exercises. 

$84 for 6 weeks or Drop-in rate of $8.25

Hip Hop Intensive | All Ages

Monday | 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM 

June 22 to July 27

This Hip Hop class focuses on precision, execution, and musicality. It will provide a structured method of learning various hip hop dance movements and proper technique in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment

 

-$44.50 of 6 weeks ($5 discount) or drop-in rate of $8.25

Combo Class | All Ages

Wednesday  | 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM 

June 24 to July 29

 

This class will focus on rapid learning. Each week dancers will learn a short combo. 

Perfect for all ages and ability levels, recommended for dancers who participate in all styles of dance.

-$44.50 of 6 weeks ($5 discount) or drop-in rate of $8.25

Tap Intensive | Ages 10-14

Monday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM

June 22 to Jul 27

This tap class will teach the skills and fundamentals of tap.

Tap shoes are required 

Pre Pointe | Ages 11 - up

Wednesday | 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM

June 24 to July 29

This 6 week intensive is for dancers who are currently practicing and/or are interested in joining pointe.

In this intensive dancers will be working on gaining ankle and feet strength through exercises and barre work. This class is a great way to get a taste of what it takes to be a pointe dancer.   

Open Studio/Tumbling | All Ages

Monday  1:15 PM to 2:00 AM
June 22 to July 27

 

This 45 minute open studio/tumbling class is open to all ages. 

This class is a self motivated studio/tumbling class. 

Dancers can use this time to work on anything tumbling or skills related movements with a instructor. 

 

Tumbling area in studio B

Skill area in Studio A 

 

-$44.50 for 6 weeks ($5 discount) or drop-in rate of $8.25 

 

-We need 4 dancers minimum to hold class.

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SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE

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SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE

OWATONNA STUDIO

SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE

Competition Season 20-21

Required Summer Class: 
Technique & Ballet Combo
▪ This class is offered twice a week for the next 6 weeks
▪ Dancers need to take at least 8 Days of technique/ballet classes in the next 6 weeks.

Auditions:

Owatonna Location:
▪ Aug 3rd: Audition Prep
⁃ Dancers will review skills and learn a short combo 
⁃ Ages 6-9: 5:00-5:45
⁃ Ages 11 & up 5:45-6:45 pm.

▪ August 4th: Auditions Day
⁃ Dancers will need to wear all black (UPDS leotard is recommended) 
⁃ Dancers may wear shorts but they must be black 
⁃ tights optional 
⁃ Dancers may wear shoes of their choice
⁃ Hair must be pulled back into a bun
⁃ Auditions will start at 3:00pm. - ?

Audition Scores:
▪ Technique Classes: 50%
⁃ Instructors will be watching each dancer during their technique & ballet classes
⁃ Instructors will be looking for:
⁃ Work ethic 
⁃ Self motivated
⁃ Respect towards instructors and other teammates
⁃ Quick corrections 
⁃ Positive attitude
▪ Skills 25%
⁃ Dancers will show these skills during their audition
⁃ Splits, Turns and Jumps (More details will be given in their audition prep class the night before auditions. 
▪ and one routine 25% 
⁃ Dancers will be judged on their 
⁃ Memorization 
⁃ technique 
⁃ performance

Albert Lea Location:
▪ Aug 5th: Audition Prep
⁃ Dancers will review skills and learn a short combo 
⁃ Ages 10-13: 4:00-5:00 pm.
⁃ Ages 14 – up: 4:00-5:00 pm.
⁃ Ages 6-9: 5:00-5:45 pm.

▪ August 6th: Auditions Day
⁃ Dancers will need to wear all black (UPDS leotard is recommended) 
⁃ Dancers may wear shorts but they must be black 
⁃ tights optional 
⁃ Dancers may wear shoes of their choice
⁃ Hair must be pulled back into a bun
⁃ Auditions will start at 3:00 pm. - ?

Audition Scores:
▪ Technique Classes: 50%
⁃ Instructors will be watching each dancer during their technique & ballet classes
⁃ Instructors will be looking for:
⁃ Work ethic 
⁃ Self motivated
⁃ Respect towards instructors and other teammates
⁃ Quick corrections 
⁃ Positive attitude
▪ Skills: 25%
⁃ Dancers will show these skills during their audition
⁃ Splits, Turns and Jumps (More details will be given in their audition) prep class the night before auditions. 
▪ and one routine 25% 
⁃ Dancers will be judged on their 
⁃ Memorization 
⁃ technique 
⁃ performance

Tap Intensive | Ages 7-11

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM 

June 25 to July 30

Looking to gain more tap knowledge? Join our six-week long tap intensive to learn everything you need to become an advanced tap dancer! 

This tap intensive will cover skills and fundamentals of tap. 

Tap shoes are required 

Stretching & Conditioning | All Ages

Tuesday Thursday | 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM 

June 23 to July 30

This class focuses on lengthening muscles, breathing techniques and gaining flexibility. 

 

Perfect for all ages and ability levels, recommended for dancers who participate in all styles of dance.

 

-$94 for 6 weeks ($5 discount) or drop-in rate of $8.25

 

-Each class will need a minimum of 4 students signed up. 

 

Dress Code:

Class attire must be the UPDS black leotard or black leotard if your dancer does not have the UPDS leotard

Dancers must wear their hair in a clean bun for class.

Combo Class | All Ages

Tuesday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 AM 

June 23 to July 30

 

This class will focus on rapid learning. Each week dancers will learn a short combo. 

Perfect for all ages and ability levels, recommended for dancers who participate in all styles of dance.

 

-$94 for 6 weeks ($5 discount) or drop-in rate of $8.25

 

-Each class will need a minimum of 4 students signed up. 

 

Dress Code:

Class attire must be the UPDS black leotard or black leotard if your dancer does not have the UPDS leotard

Dancers must wear their hair in a clean bun for class.

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