Competition Team Info

The Abby Lee Dance Company is known world wide through the television series, Dance Moms. The Junior Elite Competition Team featured on the TV show has always been a real division of the ALDC. There are several different divisions based on ability level and age first and foremost, although height, weight, and maturity level also play an integral role.

 

HOT SHOTS AGE 5 – 7   *Must be 6 by January 1st of the coming year.

Dancers attend classes two times weekly plus Saturday or Sunday rehearsals on occasion. Required Classes are Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro/Gym, Hip Hop. The Hot Shots will attend several regional (local) competitions and join the entire team attending one national competition!

 

PETITES AGE 8 – 10

Dancers attend classes two to three times weekly, plus mandatory weekend rehearsals. Required classes are Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro/Gym, Hip Hop, Legs & Feet, Jumps & turns. The Hot Shots will attend several regional (local) competitions and join the entire team attending one national competition!

 

ELITES AGE 11- 13

Dancers attend classes three times weekly, plus mandatory Weekend Rehearsals. Required Classes are Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Acro/Gym, Hip Hop, Legs & Feet, Jumps & turns. The Hot Shots will attend several regional (local) competitions and join the entire team attending one national competition! Those dancers earning scholarships and other opportunities may attend more than one Nationals.

 

TEEN COMPANY 13 – 16

Dancers attend classes two to three times weekly, plus mandatory weekend rehearsals. Required classes are Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Acro/Gym, Hip Hop, Legs & Feet, Jumps & turns. The Teens will attend several regional (local) competitions and join the entire team attending one national competition! Those dancers earning scholarships and other opportunities may attend more than one nationals.

 

SENIOR COMPANY 14 & UP!

Dancers attend classes two to three times weekly, plus mandatory weekend rehearsals. Required classes are Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Acro/Gym, Hip Hop, Legs & Feet, Jumps & turns. The teens will attend several regional (local) competitions and join the entire team attending one national competition! Those dancers earning scholarships and other opportunities may attend more than one nationals.