VISIONS DANCE PERFORMANCE COMPANY
This pre-professional performance company showcases Ballet, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Tap styles. VDPC membership is by invitation only. New Students interested in company should contact Ms. Laura or Ms. Dani for a private placement audition. A one-time fee due in early Fall covers the cost of rehearsal time, costumes, and assists in the rental of the Spring Showcase venue. Select optional performances will require additional costs. VDPC rehearses on a rotating schedule at the same time every week. Rehearsals are mandatory. Company members are encouraged to participate in Junior or Senior Company Intensives held every summer to learn choreography for the upcoming year.
Junior, Intermediate, and Senior levels open to ages 8 years and up. Company members must be in Junior level classes or higher. Intermediate and Advanced dancers will automatically be placed in Senior Company. Teen and Select Level dancers will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, but are typically Intermediate or Junior Company. Senior Company members must enroll in each technique class that corresponds to the styles they wish to perform with VDPC. All Senior company members are required to take Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary and are encouraged to enroll in additional classes at or below their technical level. Dancers who wish to be considered for company must be enrolled in Ballet technique for 1 full school year. New students will be considered by on a case-by-case basis and may require a private technical evaluation.
Performance opportunities range from nursing homes and festivals to prestigious stages and outdoor venues. Visions strives to find unique opportunities for VDPC. Past performances include the Philadelphia Youth Dance Festival, Wings of Hope Benefit Concert, Statue of Liberty, and Spring Up Dance Festival.