PRIDE DANCE Competition Team

The PRIDE of PWDA is Prince William Dance Academy’s performance and competition dance team. It’s mission is to provide performance opportunities and challenges that will develop and strengthen team members’ technical skills, artistry, self-confidence, and self-esteem. Our goal is to create well-rounded dancers that are able to compete in several dance disciplines: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Character and Musical Theatre.

PRIDE dancers must enroll in ballet, tap, jazz classes, and other genres are encouraged.

The acronym PRIDE reflects the following  characteristics expected of each team member. 

  • P   PURPOSE, PRACTICE, PASSION, PERFORMANCE

  • R    RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELF & OTHERS, FOLLOW FULES  

  • I    I  AM A TEAM PLAYER; I CAN , I WILL

  • D  DEDICATION; DANCE WITH DETERMINATION

  • E  ENTHUSIASTIC, EMBRACE CHALLENGES; ENDURING FRIENDSHIPS; SELF ESTEEM;  ENGAGED; EXCITED; NEW EXPERIENCES   

                                               

                                                  Membership in The PRIDE of PWDA competition dance team is by staff invitation or audition. For inquiries,                                                                                        please contact Kim Thomas at director@princewilliamdance.com. 

 

   New Members Welcome

    We welcome both current PWDA dancers and new, interested dancers from the community.

 

     Auditions will include: demonstration of leaps, turns, jumps; learning a brief dance combination; personal interview

       

  •  $10 audition fee for new and returning dancers

  • TEAM PLACEMENT WILL BE  DETERMINED AT AUDITION                            

     

    PRIDE DANCERS ARE REQUIRED TO ENROLL IN SUMMER

     DANCE CLASSES AND STUDIO DANCE INTENSIVES.

 

PASSION is our pre-competition team and offers dancers an opportunity to develop their competition and performance skills.  PASSION dancers will participate in one or two group dances at three competitions.  PASSION dancers are required to take ballet, jazz & acro classes during the year. PASSION dancers will not perform solos.

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PWDA is only minutes from Bristow, Gainesville, Manassas, Montclair, Bealeton & Warrenton!

Prince William Dance Academy

12926 Fitzwater Dr., Nokesville, VA 20181

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 417, Nokesville, VA 20182-0417

703-594-3223

EMail:  director@princewilliamdance.com

www.princewilliamdance.com

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