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Illumination Dance Company ("IDC") Competitive Teams

By Audition Only

Illumination Dance Company is an accelerated dance program designed for the student that is ready for more aggressive and intensive training.  This well-rounded curriculum will propel them forward through learning more advanced skills, practicing self-discipline, teamwork, performance quality and time-management.  Dancers perform and compete at local regional and national competitions. Dancers participate in our IDC Winter Production, end of year Showcases, and travel to Disney parks every two years to experience specialty workshops in Orange County and Disney as well as perform on stage in the park.  Dancers train in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Precision Dance, Modern, Contemporary, and Acro, with a focus on conditioning and applied ballet technique with certified PBT instructors.

PBT - Progressing Ballet Technique (Registered Trademark)

This innovative program was developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. Dancers will learn to activate the correct muscles and strengthen their technique.

Activate, tone, and stretch using ballet based exercises. This Pilates-type training as part of our curriculum, will challenge you and give you a great workout to develop and tone your body. With the help of training equipment, you will strengthen your balance, flexibility, and muscle control.

You Will Need: specific equipment, see equipment list tab under your class block details.

Mini Company

Ages 8-11, by audition only (6 hours per week)

The Accelerated Program at the Preparatory Level is a curriculum-based program for the dedicated dance student who has developed a love for dance and is ready to continue in a more aggressive path on their dance journey.  Minis  will perform and compete locally and regionally during the competitive season. They will be highlighted in all DDANW productions and shows.  For more comprehensive information about our Mini Company, please reach out to us!

Minis have Class Specific Shoes.  Please order at the front desk.

Tuesday

  • Black Leotard
  • Black Dance Shorts  
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

Wednesday

  • Lavendar Leotard 
  • Pink tights
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

Thursday

  • Any Color Leotard
  • Black Dance Shorts
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

 

  • Racquetball
  • Resistance band – 9 Ft.
  • Fusion Ball
  • Yoga Mat

Please visit PBT website for specifications on weight, size & strength level you’ll need.

https://www.pbt.dance/home/equipment

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Mini Company Class Block

Fall Classes Begin (Sept 3, 2024 - June 21, 2025)

Monday

4:30p-6:30p

Tuesday

4:30p-6:30p

Thursday

4:30p-6:30p

Tuition

$300 per month

Add-on Classes

Acting For Dancers

Mon/Thurs, 4:00p-4:30p

Competition Hip Hop

Tuesday, 7:00p-8:00p

Accelerated Acro

Wednesday, 7:30-8:30p

Musical Theater

Thursday, 7:00p-8:00p

Extra Charge per month for each add-on class

Junior Company

Ages 10-13, by audition only (7.25 hours per week)

The Accelerated Program at the Primary/Intermediate Level is a curriculum-based program for the dedicated dance student who has developed a love for dance and is ready to continue in a more aggressive path on their dance journey.  Junior Company will perform and compete locally and regionally during the competitive season. They will be highlighted in all DDANW productions and shows.  For more comprehensive information about our Junior Company, please reach out to us!

Juniors have Class Specific Shoes. Please order at the front desk.

Monday

  • Black Leotard
  • Black Dance Shorts  
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

Tuesday

  • Any Color Leotard 
  • Black Dance Shorts
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

Thursday

  • Navy Leotard
  • Pink Tights
  • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

 

  • Racquetball
  • Resistance band – 9 Ft.
  • Fusion Ball
  • Yoga Mat

Please visit PBT website for specifications on weight, size & strength level you’ll need.

https://www.pbt.dance/home/equipment

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Junior Company Class Block

Fall Classes Begin (Sept 3, 2024 - June 21, 2025)

Monday

4:30p-7:15p

Tuesday

4:30p-6:45p

Thursday

4:30p-6:45p

Tuition

$325 per month

Add-on Classes

Acting For Dancers

Mon/Thurs, 4:00p-4:30p

Competition Hip Hop

Tuesday, 7:00p-8:00p

Accelerated Acro

Wednesday, 7:30-8:30p

Musical Theater

Thursday, 7:00p-8:00p

Extra charge per month for Add-On Classes

Teen I, Teen II & Senior Companies

Ages 12+, by audition only (9 hours per week)

The Accelerated Program at the Intermediate & Advanced Levels offer curriculum geared towards the more dedicated dance student who has developed a love for dance and is ready to continue in a more aggressive, competitive format of study and pre-professional training.  In addition to their accelerated instruction, our Teen and Senior Companies will receive a combination of detailed training and attention to artistry, performance and movement quality, choreography, acting for dancers, and solo dance instruction. These dancers will prepare for competitive performances regionally and nationally as well as perform locally. They will be highlighted in all DDANW productions and shows.  For more comprehensive information about our Teen and Senior Companies, please reach out to us!

  • Dancers have Class Specific Shoes. Please order at the front desk.

    Monday

    • Any Color Leotard
    • Dance Shorts
    • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
    • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

    Tuesday

    • Black Leotard 
    • Pink Tights
    • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
    • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

    Thursday

    • Any Color Leotard
    • Dance Shorts
    • Always bring all Dance Shoes (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Half Soles)
    • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

 

  • Racquetball
  • Resistance band – 9 Ft.
  • Fusion Ball
  • Yoga Mat

Please visit PBT website for specifications on weight, size & strength level you’ll need.

https://www.pbt.dance/home/equipment

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Teen I, II & Senior Company Class Blocks

Fall Classes Begin (Sept 3, 2024 - June 21, 2025)

Monday

6:30p-9:30p

Tuesday

6:30p-9:30p

Thursday

6:30p-9:30p

Tuition

$325 per month

Add-on Classes

Acting For Dancers

Mon/Thurs, 4:00p-4:30p

Competition Hip Hop

Monday, 5:30p-6:30p

Musical Theater

Tuesday, 5:30p-6:30p

Integrating Pointe Work

Wednesday, 4:00-5:30p

Accelerated Acro

Wednesday, 7:30-8:30p

Extra Charge per month for Add-On Classes