Competing a solo, duo, or trio is a big commitment for students and parents, but can
be a very rewarding and confidence building experience! There is a lot of time,
dedication, and hard work involved. Students are expected to arrive early, warm-up,
and be ready to dance before rehearsals start. Students are also expected to practice
their choreography on their own each week so instructor does not need to use
rehearsal hours to review. Solos, duos, and trios are in addition to regular company
*This year we have had several requests for solos, duos, and trios. Our
graduating seniors will get first priority. Students who are not graduating
seniors must audition for a solo/duo/trio. There are 2 audition dates to choose
from: Wednesday, August 11th @6:45pm OR Wednesday, August 18th, @6:45pm.
Please arrive with 30-60 seconds of choreography prepared in the form of dance
you wish to compete a solo/duo/trio in. Students will all audition individually
(even if requesting a duo/trio). Students will be paired in duo/trios by
Below are the requirements:
*All students who wish to compete a solo, duo, or trio, MUST take at least 5 hours of
group classes per week (in addition to solo/duo/trio). *Graduating seniors are the
exception. They may perform a solo in recital without the 5 hours of group classes per
*Students may compete in only 1 solo, duo, or trio.
*Ballet Solos/Duos/Trios: Must compete in a ballet company class.
*Jazz/Musical Theatre Solos/Duos/Trios: Must compete in a ballet company, as well as
a jazz and/or musical theatre company.
*Lyrical/Contemporary Solos/ Duos/Trios: Must compete in a ballet company & a
*Tap Solos/Duos/Trios: Must compete in a tap company.
*Hip Hop Solos/Duos/Trios: Must compete in a hip hop company.
2021 - 2022 Pricing for solo/duo/trios: $800 for solos / $850 for duos/trios
(divided by 2 or 3 for duos/trios)*This price does not include entry fees. Solo/duo/trio
fee must be paid before rehearsals begin.
-Instructor Competition Expense (There will be a S.O.D.A. instructor assigned to all
solos/duos/trios at each competition. This instructor may not be the instructor the
student works with, however, they will be in charge of back-up music, making sure
students are warmed up, and getting dancers backstage on time.
-10 hours rehearsal/meeting time (10 hours includes music/costume meeting with
parents/students, and time spent going over critiques after competitions)
SOLO/DUO/TRIO REQUEST FORM
Dancer’s Birthdate & School Grade:_____________________________________
Style Of Dance:______________________
Group Classes You Will Be Taking:_______________________________________
Circle One: SOLO DUO TRIO
Would you like to request an instructor?__________________________________
Are you open to other instructors if instructor is not available?:______________
*Solos, Duos, & Trios will participate in 3 competitions.
Solo Entry Fees: $140 per dancer X 3 competitions
Duo/Trio Entry Fees: $90 per dancer X 3 competitions
*Entry fees will be divided into 3 equal payments due October 1st, November 1st,
and December 1st.
*The following instructors are currently available for solo/duo/trios:
Abby Sprackland, Jessica Clarke, Hattie Norton-Ford, Kaylee Mensinger, Darice Collie,
& Kayla Gallerini. Kim is not sure if she will be available yet.
*Megan & Diana are currently full with graduating senior requests.