Senior Spotlight

Lauren Mancias has been dancing since she was 4 and loves Contemporary because it combines technique with artistic freedom. Her favorite thing about The DanceWorks is the family aspect and how close all the teams are. Miss Michelle and all of the teachers are so approachable and have really been like a second family to her. Lauren’s fondest memory is from Nationals a few years ago when her team won the Grand Slam.

Her words of wisdom for other DW students is to never take any class for granted. Every class is valuable time and you never know in what other areas it might help you. After high school, Lauren plans on attending ACC for 2 years and then transferring to a university. She also wants to continue dancing locally in Austin with a contemporary based company.

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Summer Schedule

Hello all! Our Summer Schedule is now out.

View it here.

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Seussical Jr.

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Cheers to Twenty Years!

It’s showtime! Cheers to Twenty Years will be presented Friday, June 8, 2018 and Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Raymond E. Hartfield PAC. We’re seeking dancers to perform in our high energy, jazzy, roaring 20’s, speakeasy-themed conclusion to our celebration of dance for 2018. Miss Kali Boyd will be choreographing this spicy little number this year.

Dancers interested need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be 10 years+ (or have Team Director Invitation)
  • Have at least 1 year Jazz experience
  • Must attend all rehearsals
  • Purchase costumes
    • Our girls – Any style of short, black party dress. They need to be able to move/dance in them.
    • Our boys – Black pants, black button down long sleeve shirt (rolled up).
      • The studio will provide accessories

Rehearsals will be held at LOT4. Dates/Times listed below.

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018
    1:30pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018
    1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018
    9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018
    9:00am – 12:00pm

Interested dancers must register online via our website; place Finale in the “registering for”.

Fees of $50 per dancer to cover additional choreography will apply.

Please respond to Kali@thedanceworks.com by Friday, March 30 if you would like to participate.

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Stage One

Congratulations to The DW Competitive teams on their successful competition weekend at Stage One in Houston!

Stage One Awards

Soloists
Elliot — Double Platinum; 2nd Overall; The One Intensive Scholarship
Gracie — Platinum
Brinnley — Double Platinum
Sophia — Double Platinum
Kiana — Platinum
Addison — Double Platinum, High Score 1st
Briana — Double Platinum, High Score 1st, 7th Overall, Precision Award
Bria — Platinum, High Score 1st
Grace — Platinum
Aubrey — Platinum
Lauren — Platinum
Julie — Double Platinum, 20th Overall
Katie — Double Platinum, Intensity Award, 12th Overall
Bella — Double Platinum, Diva Award, 9th Overall
Colton — Double Platinum

Duets:
Ella/Ava — Platinum, 5th Overall
Lauren/Makenna — Double Platinum, 2nd Overall
Brianna/Savannah — Double Platinum, 8th Overall
Grace/Aubrey — Platinum, 10th Overall

Mini Company
“Genesis” — Double Platinum, 7th Overall
“Cupcake Social Club” — Double Platinum, 4th Overall

Junior Company
“Stereo Soldier” — Double Platinum
“I’d Love to Change the World” — Double Platinum, 4th Overall

Crew
“Don’t Stop the Party” — Platinum

Teen Company
“Lost Without You” — Double Platinum High Score 1st, 8th Overall
“Night Crawlers” — Double Platinum, Precision Award
“Hustle” — Double Platinum, High Score 1st
“You and I” — Double Platinum, High Score 1st

Senior Crew
“Welcome to My Hood” — Swag Award, Double Platinum, High Score 1st, 4th Overall

Senior Elite Company
“Boom Ditty Boom” — Double Platinum, Showmanship Award, 9th Overall
“Porcelain” — Double Platinum, 4th Overall
“Escalate” — Platinum, 10th Overall
“Silhouette” — Platinum, 7th Overall

Congratulations! We can’t wait to watch you perform again!

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