Competition Team

GARDEN CITY DANCE STUDIO COMPETITION TEAM

DANCE TEAM AUDITIONS

Now Auditioning for our Dance Team. We are looking for Serious Dancers who are ready to Train with Teachers from Broadway Dance Center!

Call for Audition Dates

Garden City Dance Studio offers a competitive dance team for children ages 5 and up. The team competes annually in both a locally-hosted "Regionals" competition and a "Nationals" finals competition held within the tri-state area.

All students interested in joining the competition team are required to audition. Students accepted to the Garden City Dance Studio competitive team will take 2-15 classes per week, depending on age and skill level. Students will also attend workshops and master classes with guest choreographers.

Students will be directly trained in technique, choreography, showmanship, and will learn discipline, character, time management, and organization by participating on our team. Most of all, our team members develop lifelong friendships! Training with our competition team will prepare your student for college/university dance teams and professional work. Click here to see some of our amazing students

Special events will be available to students who are interested in performing out-of-state. Past events have included team trips to Disney World (Florida).

Our team members are expected to be supportive of one another and treat their teammates with kindness at all times. Teamwork skills are a must. Please note that we do NOT tolerate any sort of bad behavior of any kind, from students or their parents. Students can be removed from our team at our Director’s discretion.

Pricing and fees will be discussed in person with parents.

Eric - Garden City Dance StudioEric is a California native who moved to New York City to pursue his love of dance at 19. He has appeared on numerous television series and specials including the MTV Movie Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Grammy’s, the BET Awards, and the Blockbuster Awards. Eric has danced with several artists including Aaliyah, The Backstreet Boys, Lil’ Kim, Mikaela, and Usher. He appeared in the smash-hit musical Grease on Broadway and has done regional productions of Gypsy, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Eric appeared in the hit Bollywood movie musical Jaaneman and has danced in several commercials and industrials for companies including Propel Water, Stouffers, Toyota, Nissan, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Old Navy, Target, Nike, and Wrangler Jeans. As choreographer Eric toured Germany with the bands B3 and M*Pire and has worked with recording artists Real Soul and Kelly McCarthy. He currently choreographs shows and industrials for Carnival Entertainment and teaches for several conventions throughout the US and Canada. Eric’s belief that dance and movement can be one's voice led him to China and India in the summer of 2012. He was honored to work with students at the prestigious Hebei Art Institute in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China, where he was a guest of the Chinese Government. Due to an overwhelmingly positive response to his work, Eric was requested back to create a dance curriculum for several universities in the Hebei and Shandong provinces in November of 2012. He will return annually to continue the curriculum. In India, Eric had the privilege of working with many successful Bollywood and contemporary dancers as a guest of the United Dance Center and Split Sole Dance Academy. He appeared on several talk shows while in India and can be seen in The India Times and WOW Hyderabad magazines. Eric is on staff at Broadway Dance Center in NYC, subbing regularly and working with the ISVP program.

 

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