Coastal Dance Centre offers various styles of dance which includes classical ballet, jazz, tap, musical theater, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, and acro. CDC dancers are offered to join our lineup of dance programs:
- the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD); recreational and pre-professional
- the Acrobatic Arts
- the Boys Dance Scholarship
- the Competition Troupe
- and the Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre
Interested to join Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre as a company member?
Many young girls and boys dream of becoming the future stars of tomorrow, but only very few are prepared to apply the all-out effort and make the sacrifices that this dream demands.
Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, Coastal Dance Centre’s performing company, welcomes the most talented and determined young dancers to join the roster of company members of Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre.
CDC’s and CYBT’s year-round Pre-Professional Training Performance Program aim to ensure that high caliber training and performance opportunities are available to the exceptionally talented youth who will mature into the next generation of great performing artists.
Coastal Coastal Dance Centre students who are currently enrolled in the ballet classes and who are interested in becoming a company member of Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre must sign-up to audition.
New / incoming students to Coastal Dance Centre who are interested to join CYBT are asked to contact Ms. Sandra Hucks for more information about CYBT membership. Email her at info@CYBT.org or call 843.651.2006 or 843.839.5678.
Auditions are generally held in May. Once accepted, the student is placed in a company division and is required to attend the summer intensive. During the regular dance year, weekly attendance in a prescribed set of ballet classes, supplemental dance classes and week-end rehearsals are required. The focus is on intense training involving technique classes and many hours of rehearsals in preparation for company productions, community performances and competitions (only if applicable). Excellent attendance and a high degree of commitment are necessary to remain in this program.
Students who are accepted are placed in the appropriate company division.
Junior Apprentice Level – ideally at age 8 yrs and upwards
Apprentice Level – ideally at age 10 and upwards
Junior Company Level – ideally at about ages 10 – 14 yrs
Senior Company Level – ideally at about ages 13 – 17 yrs
If you aspire and are interested to be part of this select group of dedicated and talented young people, please speak with our Front Office Staff, or email us at coastaldancecentre.com or call 843.839.5678 or 843.651.2006.