The First Act Dance Company is a select group of dancers who represent the First Act Theatre Arts Dance Studio out in the community and at specialized dance performances. Students audition for the group during the fall semester. Rehearsals are held in the winter, and the group begins performing during the spring semester.

Dance Company Requirements:

  • Any level of dancer!
  • Must be taking a dance class at First Act in the style of their preferred Company group. (ex: if you want to be in the Jazz dance, you must be enrolled in a Jazz class)
  • Be enrolled in a Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Dance Class at First Act.
  • Be between the ages of 12-18 (Must turn 12 by January 1, 2023).

Company tuition of $325 will be assessed to those selected. Additional purchases such as costumes may also be required.There will also be additional cost for travel to and from any Dance Company events.

Audition Information

Students ages 12-18 currently enrolled in the First Act Dance Studio are eligible to audition. Auditions will be held at the First Act Theatre Arts Dance Studio on Saturday, October 2nd from 12-3 p.m. Please bring a completed copy of the conflict sheet. For more information such as what to prepare and what to wear to the audition, please click HERE.

2022-23 Auditions

AUDITION DATES: August 6th 11:00am-1:00pm
LEADER: Liz Watkins
TEACHERS: April Okken, Amy Carson, Hope Williams
Sign Ups will be posted on July 1st.
2022-2023 Dance Company Interest Form
Tentative Rehearsal Schedule
First Act Dance Company FAQ

Upcoming Performances

July 7-9 – Dance Company at Disneyland’s Dance the Magic

August 13th – Dance Company Preshow for Anastasia at Starlight Theatre

December 31, 2021 – First Act presents The World Goes ‘Round at The Culture House Stage and Studio at Oak Park Mall