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2022-2023 Team Information

Pointe of Grace Competitive Company is a way for our students to take their dance training to the next level. Our competition team will learn a jazz, tap, and contemporary dance to compete around the Houston area. This team also has opportunities to compete solos, duets, trio, and additional groups. Competitive team is a great way for your student to taking their love and skill for the art of dance to a higher level! We are now casting dancers for our 2022-2023 season!

Auditions

Students will be auditioning in jazz and contemporary. Students should wear pink tights, black leotard, black dance shorts (optional), hair in a bun, & jazz shoes.

 

Auditions: July 9th

10:00-12:30 Ages 6-11

1:00-3:30 Ages 12-18

Warm-up, Jazz, and Contemporary

​Cost: $40.00/student

Contact the team director if you have a conflict with these dates

Results will be sent via email

This is a closed audition

The audition registration fee is non-refundable

Summer

Summer Classes: Our competition team will take exclusive company classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, and Leaps & Turns.​ Must join these classes by 7/13, $245/month

Wednesdays

Level One 5:00-7:00 Leaps & Turns and Contemporary

Level Two 7:00-9:00 Leaps & Turns and Contemporary

Thursdays

Level One 5:00-7:00 Ballet and Jazz

Level Two 7:00-9:00 Ballet and Jazz

*To enroll in these classes email pogcompetitionteam@gmail.com

Culture Camp (7/28-7/30) $35.00

Fall

Monthly Company Fee: $150.00 (Half Aug-May) includes...

  • Rehearsals: 1 hour weekly rehearsal with your team to rehearse jazz and contemporary routines

  • Company Photoshoot

  • Competition Costumes: Jazz & Contemporary

  • Exclusive Competitive Team Director

  • Company Show Participation

  • Two Socials

  • Season T-Shirt & End of year medal

Required Technique Classes: $215/ month

  • Company Ballet, Company Jazz, & Company Contemporary

  • These will be high level company only classes

Non-Included Expenses:

  • Three Competition Fees (Ranging from $140-$160 per competition)

  • Company Jacket ($90 for new company members)

  • Performance Accessories

  • Dance Shoes

  • Show Tickets

  • Travel Fees (if event is further than 50 mi)

Competitive Team Director

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Suzanne started her dance training at age three at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Deer Park, Tx. Later in her dancing, she continued training in ballet, pointe, tap, and jazz at Rowlands School of Dance. At this time Suzanne was also member of the Kingwood Dance Theatre, and selected for productions including "Alice in Wonderland, “ "The Nutcracker,” and “The Sleeping Beauty.” In high school, along with continuing her studio training, Suzanne was selected as member and dance officer for the award winning Deer Park Deer Escort Dance Team. This time in her life led her to her future career path of teaching dance. Excited to broaden her knowledge of dance, Suzanne auditioned for the Dance Major program, was accepted to this elite group, and attended Sam Houston State University. At this time she added modern and contemporary technique to her dance toolbox. While at Sam, she was selected as a member of the Dance Spectrum Company and the Texas World Dance Company. She was so excited to have the opportunity to perform and choreograph a wide variety of pieces gaining invaluable experience. Suzanne also served as an officer for Chi Tau Epsilon, the Dance Honor Society. Since graduating from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Education, Suzanne has taught all levels and ages of dance students both in Texas as well as internationally, most notably serving as the Director of Teacher Training for the Society of Performing Arts of Nigeria and directing dance programs throughout the Houston area. Along her journey Suzanne completed a Masters degree in Education to widen her perspective and diversify her pedagogy methods. When she isn’t teaching, Suzanne serves her church as a Bible study facilitator, and loves spending time with her husband David and with their three beautiful daughters, Zoe, Ivy, and Izzy.