Millennium Pittsburgh is excited to launch it’s third season of our Company training program… with a new twist!  We are seeking a small group of intermediate to advanced dancers, ages 10-19, to represent theCOMPANY and Millennium Pittsburgh as Ambassadors at local conventions, competitions and performances.  Dancers who are selected for the team will attend weekly choreography classes in preparation for several performances this fall and spring. Dancers will also have the option to select from more than 40 drop-in classes to round out their training — all at their own pace and tailored to their individual needs as a dancer.

TUITION:

1 class/week:                $90/month      
2 classes/week:            $130/month
3 classes/week:            $170/month
4 classes/week:            $210/month

Please note: Registration in one class = performing in one piece; registration for two classes = performing in two pieces and so on.  Monthly tuition does not include any classes from our drop-in schedule.  Drop-in classes can be purchased separately via single sessions or by purchasing a class card.  View our drop-in class pricing options here.

Registration fee: $50 (includes a swag bag)
Additional fees: Convention/Competition/Costume fees will apply; dancers will also be required to purchase an MDCP Ambassador shirt to wear to conventions, competitions and all other studio events.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

To participate as an Ambassador, dancers will attend weekly choreography classes and must be able participate in the convention/competitions scheduled in February through April 2017. Dancers will also be required to perform at the Student Choreography Showcase in PGH on February 26th.  The performance schedule is as follows:

December 26: Halftime performance for the Harlem Globetrotters at Consol Energy Center (additional rehearsals will be held outside of Company class times — view schedule here)
February 17-19: JUMP Pittsburgh
February 26: Student Choreography Showcase
March 10-12: 24 Seven Pittsburgh (optional – we will not perform Company pieces but solos may be performed)
April 21-23: Intrigue Pittsburgh

IMPORTANT INFO:

Company classes begin Saturday, October 1, 2016. At the first session, dancers will not take class but will go through Ambassador Orientation and will participate in a photo/video shoot.  All Ambassadors will then attend a group classes on Wednesday, October 5th (8:30-9:30 pm) and Saturday, October 8th (10 am – 12 pm).  During these classes, final placements will be made.  Weekly classes will then be held as follows:

Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Company classes will end in April 2017. Company dancers will be invited to attend the Millennium Dance LA Industry Intensive during the summer of 2017.   Dancers will also have the opportunity to audition for the performance pieces for LA Dance Week and Ascendance if they choose. Auditions will be held in May and June 2017; however, participation in LA Dance Week and Ascendance is NOT mandatory for Company dancers.