PRIDE 
Competition Team

The PRIDE of PWDA is Prince William Dance Academy’s performance and competition dance 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. 
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  • 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
       
  • TEAM PLACEMENT WILL BE  DETERMINED AFTER AUDITION                          
     
    PRIDE DANCERS ARE REQUIRED TO ENROLL IN SUMMER
     DANCE CLASSES AND STUDIO DANCE INTENSIVES.