Offered to students 6 to 8 years of age (by March 1, 2023), the Pre-Competitive program is designed for students with current dance experience who are looking to increase their time commitment and put their best foot forward on the path towards competitive dance. The program will have a stronger focus on increasing vocabulary, technique and presentation while preparing students for a future competitive environment.

Students in the program will showcase their achievements in a routine performed at the Year End Recital with select groups also participating in competitions.


  • Students are required to have a minimum of one year of completed training in each discipline of Ballet and Jazz or completed Dance Discovery’s Preschool Program in the 2021/2022 season.
  • Students in the program have a mandatory requirement of attending two Ballet classes and one Jazz class each week; Tap, Acro and Hip Hop are optional disciplines.


Required Classes:
Ballet Tuesday 4:15-5:00
Jazz Tuesday 5:00-5:45
Ballet Wednesday 4:15-5:00

Optional Classes:
Tap Monday 4:15-5:00
Acro Monday 5:00-5:45 or Wednesday 5:00-5:45
Hip Hop* Thursday 5:15-6:00 or Saturday 11:30-12:15
please note: hip hop for this age is only offered as a non-competitive program

Priority Registration for current clients will open online May 25, 2022

Registration for new clients will open online June 1, 2022