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.

2022-23 Company

Audrey Poling
Carlie Cure
Emily Elder
Emily LaBarge
Gennie Poling
Joy Dee
Katelyn Wilkins
Lauren Younger
Maddie Cure
Piper Bohlender
Tatum McGinness-Wood
LEADER: Liz Watkins
TEACHERS: April Okken, Amy Carson, Hope Williams
First Act Dance Company FAQ

Upcoming Performances

February 11th – Performance at Oak Park Mall – Culture House Stage & Studio