Dance Performance and Competition Groups
Performance Company is open to any NSETC dancers enrolled in 1 concurrent class. This rehearsal time is set aside for dancers who love to perform but cannot commit to the Elite Talent level of class requirements. Dancers will perform in local and community events throughout the year, and participation in these events is not required; however, you must be able to participate in at least three (3) events throughout the season.
Elite Talent Company
ETC is a focused group of classes for dancers who are ready to take their training to the next level. Dancers perform at special events throughout the season and are offered additional opportunities at one conventions and competition throughout the year.
These classes are by invitation only, and for students who have shown great promise and dedication to our dance program. Dancers invited to participate in our ETC program also exhibit drive, motivation to learn and grow, as well as a high level of maturity for their age.
Classes are 55 minutes, and divided by age as follows:
Elite Talent Cascade (ages 4-6)
Elite Talent Foundations (ages 5-7)
Elite Talent Premier (ages 7-10)
Elite Talent Edge (ages 9-12)
Elite Talent Summit (ages 10-13)
Elite Talent Apex (ages 14-18)
*Requisite Company Class attire includes a uniform of:
black leotard, black dance shorts, tan/skintone tights & slip on jazz shoes, and
hair pulled back in a neat bun.
Tights are not required for the summer session.
Elite Talent Competition Teams
Dancers who are interested in our competitive dance teams must audition annually at
Dance Team Training Camp.
Dance Team Training Camp will focus on elite dance skills and technique expected of competitive dancers. Dancers ages 7-18 who are interested in auditioning for our competition teams are required to register for this 6-week intensive. Camp starts at 1:00pm and goes until 4:00pm during the summer. Dancers are required to come to training camp in proper dance attire, bring a water bottle and 2 nut-safe snacks. All dancers will receive a Boot Camp dance tee. Dancers will train their flexibility, strength, & stamina , as well as learn solo choreography ahead of auditions, giving them a leg up for the season.
Dancers will learn the technique of various genres, including: ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop/breakdancing, lyrical, modern, contemporary, acrobatics and ballroom. There will be additional focus on alignment, coordination, choreography retention, improv/free-styling, body awareness, elite turns, leaps, jumps, kicks, drills, tricks, auditioning techniques and developing performance quality.
Our goal is to fully prepare each dancer for auditions so they are performing at their highest level and can be placed on the team where they will feel the most successful during the competition season.
By registering for Training Camp, you are committing to being on a team for the following season. Dismissal from any of our teams due to poor attendance or behavior will negate the ability to receive any refunds.
Tryouts for level/division placement will take place the last week of camp, July 24th-July 28th, 2023. Dancers will get their team placements on the last day of camp.
NSETC does not do cuts, every dancer will make a team.
Questions/Comments about Dance? Email Miss Nabi!
Athletes who are interested in our competitive cheer teams must try-out annually at
All-Star Training Camp.
This Elite Talent Competition Training Camp will focus on elite cheerleading skills, technique and tumbling expected of a competitive team. Athletes ages 6-18 who are interested in trying out for our competition teams are required to register for this 6-week intensive. Camp starts at 1:00pm and goes until 4:00pm. Athletes are required to come to training camp in fitted athletic attire, bring a water bottle and 2 nut-safe snacks. All cheerleaders will receive a Boot Camp tee.
What to expect on an NSETC All-Star Team:
Competitive Cheerleading is a season-long commitment and attendance is mandatory for all practices and competitions.
Missing practice due to homework or poor time management skills will not be tolerated.
Our teams will focus on building accountability, integrity, trust, respect, discipline,
loyalty, humility, perseverance and confidence.
Cheerleading is not an individual sport and coaches will make decisions for the benefit of the team as a whole. Athletes and Parents are expected to respect these decisions.
Athletes are expected to treat each other and their coaches/teachers with the
utmost respect at all times.
Practices will cover routine development & progressions. Tumbling will be a regular focus of weekly practice.
Practice days and times may vary depending on team placements and schedules for each team will be sent out after the last week of Training Camp.
What to expect at All-Star Elite Training Camp:
Our goal is to fully prepare each athlete for try-outs so they are auditioning at their highest level and can be placed on the team where they will feel the most successful during the competition season.
All athletes will learn elite cheer technique including: jumps, a dance routine, tumbling & stunting. Campers will focus on flexibility, strength and conditioning, elite drills, stunts, jumps, kicks, dance, and motions, as well as learn their routine choreography ahead of try-outs.
By registering for Training Camp, you are committing to being on a team for the following season.
Dismissal from any of our teams due to poor attendance or behavior will negate the ability to receive any refunds.
Tryouts for level/division placement will take place the last week of camp, July 24th-July 28th, 2023.
Athletes will get their team placements on the last day of camp.
NSETC does not do cuts, every athlete will make a team.
Questions/Comments about All-Star Cheer? Email Miss Nabi!