ex(Studio West Dance Center Ensemble Team


Auditions for SWDC Ensemble team will be held June 4th, 2022 for the 2022-2023 season. Contact the Front Desk at 970-225-1611 if you want more information about joining our award winning ensemble team.


Ensemble 2021-2022 Information:

Please mark your calendars for these important dates. More will be added as they are finalized:

  • Sept 10 potluck/team/parent/dancer meeting for all 6:00 Spring Canyon Park
  • Sept 24-26 Extended Rehearsals + Mini Ballet Choreography (Sept.25)
  • Oct 1 -3 Extended Rehearsals
  • Oct 8 Master Class with Hanna 4:30 Next Gen and YoungAdult
  • Oct 8-10 Choreo with Hanna
  • Oct 22-24 Extended Rehearsals
  • Oct 29-31 Celebrity Convention intermediates and up
  • Nov 5-7 Alpha Convention KC Optional decide between NYCDA
  • Nov 8 Senior Tap 10-4
  • Nov 12-14 Extended Rehearsals (tentative, subject to change)
  • Nov 19-21 NYCDA KC Optional decide between Alpha
  • Dec 4 Chuck a Puck Fundraiser
  • Dec 17-19 Extended Rehearsals
  • Jan 7-9 Ensemble Kick Off Showcase & Winter Show (times and exact dates TBA)
  • Jan 28-30 Extended Rehearsals
  • Feb 4-6 Showbiz…solos duos trios Optional or Heat Dance Convention Optional
  • Feb 18-20 NYCDA Regionals Petites and up
  • Feb 25-27 Extended Rehearsals
  • Mar 3-6 Bravo Comp required preps, solo/duo/trio optional
  • Mar 18-20 Radix petites and up
  • Apr 1-3 Adrenaline petites and up
  • Apr 22-24 Extended Rehearsals
  • Apr 29-May 1 Nuvo petites and up recommended preps
  • May 6-8 NYCDA Phoenix Optional
  • May 13-15 Transcend Optional
  • June 4 Auditions
  • June 7-9 Tech Lincoln Center
  • June 10-11 Spring Performances
  • June 13-17 Intensive
  • July 10-16 Summer Training Camp
  • July 29-Aug 5 Bootcamp


Competitive Dance at Studio West Dance Center for the Performing Arts

Become part of a larger growing national community of competitive dance right here in Ft Collins at SWDC.  It is an exciting time for competitive dance in this country.  SWDC has been actively competing with our ensemble/competition team regionally and nationally since 2006.  Our team ranges in age 5 to 18.  Ensemble dancers train in studio a minimum of six hours in all dance styles.

Our dancers have amazing opportunities beyond the convention and competition stages that have included opening performers for Nelly at the Taste of Fort Collins, group performances for community fairs & festivals, and performances in local theatre (Carousel Dinner Theatre at Mid-Town Arts, Candelight Dinner Theatre, Bas Bleu Theatre and high school productions.) 

Competitive dance is an incredible experience for the family as a whole; therefore, parental support is essential.  We strive to promote a strong sense of teamwork and sportsmanship.  We build self-confidence as our dancers work hard towards their personal goals, but equally important to our team goals.  Members must be good citizens to participate and team players at all times.

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