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Competitive Program

Join Jam Hops Dance Company's Competitive Dance Program! 

Summer Intensives are for returning competitive dancers and dancers who are interested in auditioning for our competitive program. Additional information can be found below.

Here at JHDCo, we are incredibly passionate about dance. Our competitive dance companies participate in a number of opportunities throughout the year while establishing a strong foundation of precise technicality.

Call (763) 413-0647, stop by the Customer Care Desk, or email us at customerservice@jamhops.com to register!

Dancers have the opportunity to audition for one or more the following companies:

  • Vision: Tap/Ballet/Jazz
  • Escalate: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Fury: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Production
  • Power: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Impact: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Intensity: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Extreme: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Momentum: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Velocity: Tap/Jazz/Ballet/Contemporary/Production
  • Premiere: Competition line for high school dance team members (*new 2024)
  • Boys Hip Hop
  • Boys Tap
  • Mini Hip Hop
  • Junior Hip Hop
  • Teen Hip Hop
  • Senior Hip Hop
  • Junior Musical Theater
  • Teen Musical Theater
  • Senior Musical Theater
  • Lyrical

After placement, competitive students receive a company shirt as a welcome gift. Dancers will take classes with their company during the competitive season taking place from August-June. During this time, dancers rehearse choreography while receiving pre-professional training specific to each dance style. All competition dancers take classes on two days during the school/work week. Dancers in multiple companies may dance anywhere from two to six days a week. Each company competes at a total of five competitions during the spring, including Nationals in the summer!

If you are interested in our competitive companies please contact us at customerservice@jamhops.com or call us at 763-413-0647 for more information.


Learn More about our Competitive Dance Program

Competitions

Dancers perform at 4 regional competitions in the spring and attend one national competition in June. They also perform in our annual June recitals.


We Care About Our Dancers' Growth

At Jam Hops Dance Company, we truly care about our dancers and their development. Our competitive dancers set goals for themselves, and our dance staff meets with them individually, multiple times throughout the year, to check in and see how we can help them achieve, learn, and grow as dancers and human beings.


Evaluations

JHDCo competition dancers receive an abbreviated evaluation in January, and a comprehensive evaluation in July after intensives. Instructors score and give notes on the dancers' progress.


Competition Workshops at Jam Hops

  • Midseason REVIVE Workshop
    Dancers REVIVE their inspiration and get energized for competition season after a long winter break! Dancers will enjoy master classes from dance professionals, teambuilding activities, games, and lots of FUN! 

     
  • Summer Competition Workshops
    Jam Hops Dance Company offers optional workshops each June, with our dance instructors, for extra practice, learning, and growth opportunities.

Events & Activities

Service Project
Every year, JHDCo participates in a service project, giving our athletes the opportunity to help others in a meaningful way, and give back to the community. The past few years, we have made tie blankets for the homeless.

Parties
We like to have fun out of our dance shoes, too. JHDCo celebrates with parties in October and December!

Parades
Dancers show their JHDCo spirit by participating in parades. We are looking forward to the Anoka Halloween Parade on October 2024!


STAY CONNECTED

Customer Care Representatives

763-413-0647