Our 2020-2021 Performance Teams have been selected!

Adult Performance Team

  • Matt
  • Naomi
  • Zach

Teen Performance Team

  • Bri
  • Espy
  • Grace
  • Jess
  • Katalina
  • Lilly
  • Makya

Kids Performance Team

  • Emberlyn
  • Eva
  • Skylar
  • Taylor

We wish we could have a more precise set of dates and entry fees, but each event is working hard to adapt to Covid requirements and restrictions.

Performance Team:

  • Open to dancers 6 years of age and up – Adults are welcome!
    • Must be at least 6 by September 7th
  • We will participate in multiple community events as well as small-venue special performances
  • We will be performing two routines per team
  • The team will meet once per week, starting the week of September 14th, 2020
    • The Kids Performance Team will meet Fridays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
    • The Adult Performance Team will meet Saturdays from 12:30 to 1:30 PM
    • The Teen Performance Team will meet Fridays from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
  • The Adult Team will learn our performance and parade routines, participate in selected parades and perform at select community events
  • The Kids Team will learn our performance routines, and perform at select community events
  • We will only travel to in-state events, keeping within the Thurston, Mason, Pierce and Lewis County areas
    • We will coordinate any travel to/from events to make it easy on everyone
  • Each team member must commit to:
    • Being a member of the team until 2021 auditions
    • Purchasing the team uniform (same for performance and competition teams)
    • Purchasing the performance costumes
    • Participation in classes, performances and parades
  • An addendum to the student/parent contract will be required
  • We will monitor all events in case of event cancellations or restrictions due to Covid
  • We are considering a mini performance/competition to prepare the dancers prior to the first “real” performance
    • December 2020 to January 2021
    • Subject to the needs/desires of the team, venue options and Covid restrictions
  • We will send out the dates and details of the events as soon as the hosts release them
    • This usually starts early in the year and continues throughout the year
    • We will poll all of our team members to ensure the dates work with all of our schedules
  • KDA staff will be present at each event, and most events we are considering have security staff to protect the participants

Estimated costs for Performance Team:

  • Warmups\Team Uniform – $100 – These will be worn at all performances
  • Performance Costumes – $200 – $300 – This is the estimated total cost for both costumes
  • Event entry fees – up to $10-$25 per event (not every event has an entry fee) – We will select events considering the budgets of all of our families
    • Some events have an entry fee for family and friends to watch the performance
  • We are not charging for auditions
  • The cost of the performance Team classes – per our staggered pricing for recreational classes

The cost of the warmups and costumes will be due in the first half of the Fall 2020 term

The cost of event entry (performance fee) will be due the day of the event, which will be spread out, and may begin in 2020