Competitive Program

Ages 6 to 17 years
Competitive Students dance 2 – 10 hours per week

Our Competitive Program focuses on building a strong technical foundation through mandatory dance examination and offers performance opportunities throughout the year. Competitive students receive extensive training in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop and acrobatics dance styles. All dancers are required to take competitive ballet classes each year, working towards exams starting at Level 1 Ballet. Other dance styles are available based on level and experience.

If you are a new Competitive student, welcome to Dance City! Please contact us at to discuss class placement. 


A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses.


A combination of footwork and rhythm set to music or acapella.


A high energy, fast moving, stylized technique influenced by rhythms of jazz music.

Hip Hop

A high energy dance form closely associated with popular music and with the style and fashions of Hollywood culture.


Lyrical dance is a style that combines ballet and jazz dancing techniques. It is performed to music with lyrics so that it inspires expression of strong emotions such as love, joy, hurt, or anger.


Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.


Our acro classes focus on teaching our dancers to perform acrobatic tricks with strength, flexibility and technique in choreographed routines.

Solos, Duos & Trios

Competitive Dancers qualify for Jazz and Hip Hop Solos, Duos & Trios.

Small Groups

Competitive Dancers qualify for Jazz and Hip Hop Small Groups.

View our Competitive and Pre-Professional Policies and Cancellation Policy HERE

Our Cancellation Form can be found HERE

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