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Star Dance Company

Team Information & Requirements

Star Dance Company (SDC) is Fuzion’s competitive dance program. Dancers who audition and are selected for SDC will be dedicated, industrious, and passionate.

The SDC is open to all dancers 5-18 years old. Highlights of the audition and team information may be found below.

Details on our 2023-2024 Star Dance Company auditions and workshop will be posted here as the information becomes available.

Parent Meeting:  April 18 - 5:30-6:30pm - Fuzion School of Dance

competitive dance teams for young kids in topeka kansas

Date is May 23rd - 25th

Register for classes HERE

Age and Style Workshop Date Audition Date
5-7yr Jazz Tuesday, May 23 - 5:00-5:45pm Wednesday, May 24 - 5:00-5:30pm
5-7yr Hip Hop Tuesday, May 23 - 5:45-6:30pm Wednesday, May 24 - 5:30-6:00pm
5-7yr Tap Tuesday, May 23 - 6:30-7:15pm Wednesday, May 24 - 6:00-6:30pm
8-10yr Jazz Tuesday, May 23 - 5:00-5:45pm Wednesday, May 24 - 6:30-7:00pm
8-10yr Hip Hop Tuesday, May 23 - 5:45-6:30pm Wednesday, May 24 - 7:00-7:30pm
8-10yr Tap Tuesday, May 23 - 6:30-7:15pm Wednesday, May 24 - 7:30-8:00pm
8-10yr Musical Theater Tuesday, May 23 - 7:15-8:00pm Wednesday, May 24 - 8:00-8:30pm
11+ Jazz Tuesday, May 23 - 5:00-5:45pm Thursday, May 25 - 5:00-5:30pm
11+ Hip Hop Tuesday, May 23 - 5:45-6:30pm Thursday, May 25 - 5:30-6:00pm
11+ Tap Tuesday, May 23 - 6:30-7:15pm Thursday, May 25 - 6:00-6:30pm
11+ Contemporary Tuesday, May 23 - 7:15-8:00pm Thursday, May 25 - 6:30-7:00pm
11+ Musical Theater Tuesday, May 23 - 8:00-8:45pm Thursday, May 25 - 7:00-7:30pm

The fee to attend the Workshop and Audition is $100 per dancer. Fees are due Monday, May 22 and will be auto debited from your card on file. Dancers will not be able to attend the Audition Workshop or Audition if the fee is not paid by the due date. Audition Results will be emailed within 2-3 weeks following auditions.

Dancers must attend the SDC Audition Workshop and SDC Auditions. Dancers will be selected for SDC based on skill level; past competition dedication and experience (if applicable); past class and rehearsal attendance (if applicable); and work ethic.

Dancers can choose which audition workshop classes and auditions they want to attend; however, we recommend dancers participate in all styles.

Date is TBA

After the auditions, selected dancers and their parent(s) are required to attend a SDC Orientation meeting, where we will thoroughly go over all requirements and expectations for dancers and families. Each dancer and parent will be required to sign the SDC Agreement to solidify commitment and dedication, and for each dancer and their families to feel confident in their choice to be a part of SDC. A few things we will be asking of you and your dancers:

We ask that, after family and education, SDC is each dancers’ first priority over every other extra curricular activity.

Faculty and dancers spend a lot of time in the studio putting in hard work every single week to improve. Families spend a lot of money for dancers to spend a lot of time in the classroom putting in hard work.

Dancers selected for the Star Dance Company will be required to enroll in TWO Fuzion Summer Classes OR Camp JOY and ONE Fuzion Summer Class. Dancers can choose the style of dance they would like to take for their summer classes.

Click HERE to enroll in Fuzion Summer Classes

Choreography Workshops will be held throughout the month of August. A schedule will be emailed along with Audition Results (and an abundance of other information) within 3 weeks following auditions. Please note that the Choreography Workshops will consist of 2, 2-hour sessions for each style of dance and must be a priority. The Workshop Fee is $50 for each dance the dancer is placed in. Fees are due August 1 and will be auto debited from your card on file.

SDC Dancers will be required to attend the following:

1 In-Studio Convention (Fuzion School of Dance)
1 Convention (Kansas City)
2-3 Competitions (Topeka ONLY)
  Star Dance Plus - dancers selected for Star Dance Plus dances will attend 1-2 KC competitions in addition to the previous requirements
OPTIONAL: Nationals Convention and Competition
Ideally, Competition and Convention dates will be set by the end of August.

Competition & Convention Fees:

  • • Convention Fees: $200-$350/dancer/per convention
  •     There are NO refunds for Convention Fees
  • • Competition Entry Fees: $80-100/dancer/dance/competition
  •     There are NO refunds for Competition Entry Fees.

Families are responsible for transporting their dancers to the convention and/or competition venue, as well as necessary hotel arrangements.

Dancers are required to purchase a costume for each SDC dance they are selected to be in. Shoes, tights and accessories are an additional cost and the responsibility of the families.

Costume Fees

  • • $150 per costume
  •     There are NO refunds for Costume Fees
  •     If the full costume fee is not used, a credit will be applied to your account in March.

Specific make-up is required and families will be responsible for purchasing and practicing the make-up routine. More make-up details will be provided at SDC Orientation.

SDC dancers will be required to participate in a competition showcase and dress rehearsal. The date will be determined after the competition schedule is set. More details will be available as soon as dates are set.

SDC dancers are required to enroll in specific technique classes based on the dances they are placed in. Dancers will be automatically enrolled in the required classes. If any dancer chooses to add a class to their schedule, visit the parent portal or email The 23-24 schedule and tuition scale will be posted soon.

Class Requirements

Dance/Rehearsal Type Class Requirement
Jazz Dance Jazz/Ballet Tech Combo Class
Tap Dance Tap Tech Class
Hip Hop Dance Hip Hop Tech Class
Musical Theater Dance Jazz/Ballet Tech Combo Class
Production Jazz/Ballet Tech Combo Class
Contemporary Dance -Jazz/Ballet Tech Combo Class
-Contemporary Tech Class
Star Dance Plus Dances -Jazz/Ballet Combo Class
-Turns, Leaps, Strength Class

Dancers will perform their competition dances in Fuzion’s annual end-of-the-season recital, held at a location TBD in the spring of 2024. Dates and details will be announced as soon as they are scheduled.

Dancers will be required to buy a Star Dance Company team jacket (approx: $100) and a class uniform (TBD). Order will be due at SDC Orientation.

August Rehearsal Fees: Due August 1

Monthly Tuition (includes tuition and rehearsal fees): Due on the FIRST of each month September-May

Studio Admin Fee: Due March 15

  • This fee is not included in the Extra Fees breakdown
  • Admin fees are used to purchase needed studio equipment, studio upkeep and needed maintenance
  • Extra Fees (includes showcase fees, costume fees, convention fees, entry fees):

  • Payment Options:
    • IN FULL: 5% discount, must be paid in cash or check, due August 15
    • 8 Month Payment Plan: Due the FIFTEENTH of each month August-March

    Payment Method:

  • All families are required to have a debit/credit card on file
  • All fees will be auto debited on the due dates
  • Cash or check is an optional payment type, but must be submitted before the due date or the card on file will be auto debited
  • Late Fees:

  • $10 late fee if tuition or rehearsal fees are not paid by the FIFTH of the month
  • $15 late fee if extra fees are not paid by the TWENTIETH of the month
  • Cost Breakdown: Families will be provided with a Cost Breakdown at the SDC Orientation. Cost breakdowns will include all costs for the year and due dates. NOTE: Cost Breakdowns will NOT include any solo fees or nationals fees.

    Dancers are allowed a total of four (4) absences in each of their SDC technique classes and rehearsals. If a dancer acquires more than the allowed 4 absences in a SDC rehearsal, the dancer will be removed from the dance. There will NOT be a make-up option for rehearsals. If a dancer is removed from a dance due to absences, there will be no refunds on any tuition, extra fees, or studio admin. If a dancer acquires more than the allowed 4 absences in a SDC technique class, dancers will be required to make up the classes within 2 weeks of the absence in the corresponding technique style. Dancers will be responsible for completing and submitting a class make-up form.