CC&DC Company

Are you a good candidate for the CC&DC Company?

If you can answer yes, to the following questions, then yes, you are!

Do you want to make dance and circus arts a focus in your life right now?

Do you want to perform?  A lot?

Do you have time in your schedule or will you arrange your schedule to allow for the required training and rehearsals?

  • Invitation through Audition Only on Saturday, April 30, 2pm - 3:30pm

  • Minimum Age: 8 

  • No Maximum on Age


Performance Requirements

    • August 15 - 18: Choreography Week

    • Festival in the Park - Sept 16 - 18

    • Caroline Calouche & Co.'s Clara's Trip: December 15 - 18 - TBC

    • University of NC School of the Arts: February 24 - 26, 2023 - TBC (must attend the weekend of events even if the dance work adjudicated is not selected.)

    • 2 additional performances such as CC&Co.'s Spring show, Charlotte Dance Festival and American Youth Circus Organization Conference.  The performance schedule will be determined by May 30, 2022.

  • Cannot miss any rehearsals or performances due to school functions like choir, band, dance, cheerleading.  This is your focus and your priority.  

  • This is in addition to being in the Training Program at CC&DC and taking a minimum of 4 hours of class per week.

  • Company members will need to sign a letter of agreement by June 10, 2022.

  • High maturity level

  • 1 unexcused absence 

  • Excused absences: illness, injury or death in the family

  • Rehearsals will be Friday evenings or Saturday afternoons pending on the production.

  • Production Schedule will be sent out a minimum of 4 weeks in advance and any changes made 2 weeks in advance.

Training Requirements

  • Minimum Number of Training Hours per week: 8 (not including rehearsals)

    • Company artists sign up for minimum number of class hours at CC&DC and then choose if they prefer more classes or do personal practice.

    • If you choose to do personal practice as part of your 10 weekly training hours, you must keep a log.

  • Minimum Required Summer Training Hours: 40 (10 max personal training, all other hours can be done at CC&DC or another dance and/or circus training facility)

  • Annual Fee:  $300

Important Dates

April 23: Info Session

April 30: Audition

May 30: 2022-23 Performance Schedule Updated

June 10: Letter of Agreement Signed

August 15 - 18: Choreography Week 

September 16 - 18: Festival in the Park

December 15 - 18: Clara's Trip

February 24 - 26 - UNCSA Festival