Showcase dancers go beyond technique to develop important life skills, learning to be respectful, confident, and conscientious young people who share their gifts and talents with our community and beyond.

Your student is given the opportunity to be recognized for academic success and positive character traits throughout the season.  We invite middle school and high dancers to gain leadership skills by participating in our Star Leadership Program, Student-Teacher Program, and our National Honor Society of Dance Arts chapter. 

Thank you to our local report card community partners:

STAR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Star Leadership program is a nationally recognized youth leadership curriculum used by over hundreds of dance studios and youth organizations around the world. 
 
It’s mission is to grow young leaders who impact others Here, Near and Far. Here in our local communities, Near in our surrounding city and Far in our world. The Star Leadership Curriculum is designed on the the 5 points on the star to encapsulate successful and respected leadership traits such as (Trust, Serve, Love, Growth, and Excellence). The program covers important character core values such as kindness, perseverance, gratitude and goal setting. Potential topics covered could include; compound effect, servant leadership, empathy and sympathy, healthy ways to use social media, time management and organization, taking initiative, failing forward and money matters.

The class meets once a month from 10am-11am. 

For ages 11&UP  |  Cost: 25/per class

2022-2023 Star Leadership Dates:

  • October 15, 2022
  • November 12, 2022
  • December 10, 2022
  • January 14, 2023
  • February 11, 2023
  • March 4, 2023
  • April 1, 2023
  • May 13, 2023

We know it takes a village to impact the children of this next generation and we hope your dancer will join us this Fall! Here’s to partnering together to raise great kids!

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we will have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” -Vince Lombardi

I'M A LEADER! ENROLL BELOW

STUDENT TEACHER PROGRAM

Internship Description: Showcase Dance Studio provides an in-house student training program for students who are interested in becoming dance teachers. Students will work side by side with a tenured teacher once a week. In addition, students will be assigned to a class that is appropriate for their age, ability, and level of experience. Students will be selected after all student teacher applications have been reviewed. Our program runs from August to June. This internship program is free of charge to those who meet our guidelines.

  • Forms due by 8/12 and Training on 8/24 time TBA

Guidelines

  • Students are at least 12 yrs. old
  • Students have danced a minimum of 1 year at Showcase Dance Studio
  • Students take at least 4 hours of class a week.  (Ballet is a prerequisite).
  • Students are responsible and will email Ms. Meg 24 hours in advance if they will be absent.  Students are expected to treat this position like a job.
  • Student arrives on-time to class
  • Students dress in the appropriate attire to help instruct class. Studio dress code is followed while assisting/taking class.
  • While in school, in public, or at the dance studio students are expected to be responsible and respectful representatives of our school.
  • Student is a positive role model
  • Students enjoy working with children.
  • Students must respond positively to teacher evaluations and constructive criticism during their tenure as a student teacher.

*Student teachers who miss more than 3 assigned student teacher classes and do not follow Student Teacher guidelines will be immediately dismissed from the program.

    Why Student Teach?

    • Gain leadership experience
    • Earn community service hours for your resume/college applications
    • Gain valuable teaching skills from your mentor, which in-turn will help you become a better dancer.
    • Share your love of dance with others
    • Give back to your community in a positive way
    • Earn a position as a dance teacher in the future

    STUDENT OF CHARACTER

    NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

    Showcase Dance Studio hosts Chapter 162 of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts

    Showcase Dance Studio is proud of our students! That’s why we are a part of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. We look forward to recognizing our exceptional dance students for their outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in the field of dance.

    Junior Chapter

    Grades 6-8

    NHSDA Junior Program Goals

    • To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
    • To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.

    Secondary Chapter

    Grades 9-12

    NHSDA Secondary Program Goals

    • To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
    • To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.
    • To identify honor students (grades 11 & 12) for nomination to the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award, one of the highest honor programs for dance in the United States.

    Step 1

    *NEW* Members: please visit https://www.ndeo.org/nhsda/Apply-for-Induction to apply for induction. Once your application is complete, please go to Step 2.

    Members *Rising from Junior to Secondary*: please visit https://www.ndeo.org/nhsda/Apply-for-Induction to apply for the Secondary Chapter. Once your application is complete, please go to Step 2.

    *Current* NHSDA Members: please go to Step 2.

    Step 2

    Complete the Pledge Form by December 17, 2022.

    Step 3

    Track NHSDA points using the Point System & Tracking Sheet. All points must be completed by April 2, 2023.

    REPORT CARD RECOGNITION

    alumni success stories
    • Emily Schilpp – James Madison, University Dance Minor

    • Blair Rubach – James Madison, University Dance Minor

    • Lexi Ater – James Madison, University’s Dance Program

    • Hannah Mello – Norwegian Cruise Line, Walt Disney World Performer

    • Lauren Stubenhofer - Clemson University, Performing Arts Major

    • Hailey Lawrence – VDC’s Gold Rush Dance Team

    • Emily Murphy – Fusion Dance Team

    • Abby Dow – Longwood Dance Team

    • Julianna Kinsolving – George Mason University, Dance Major

    • Christine Wyss – Catholic University Dance Team

    • Shania Stewart – Riverside Dinner Theatre Dancer

    • Natasha Abu-Fadel – University of Central Oklahoma, Dance Major

    • Taryn Mohl – NOVA Dance Company

    • Madison Alford – East Carolina University Dance Team/Longwood Dance Team

    • Molly Baldovin – University of Mary Washington, Dance Program

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    TEACHING JOB DESCRIPTION

    Our instructors are chosen based on the right combination of training, professional experience, positive attitude, and teaching skills. You must have a high energy level to match our students’ enthusiasm for dance. Candidates need to possess excellent presentation through professionalism, punctuality and a thorough knowledge of dance. We only hire career-minded, long-term employees who have a stand out work ethic and a desire to grow. We love versatile teachers who are skilled in multiple styles of dance and who enjoy teaching everyone from tiny dancers to advanced teenagers.

    EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS

    • College Dance Degree
    • Professional Dance Experience OR
    • Dance Certifications

    SKILLS

    • Masterfully teach dance classes and follow a dance curriculum
    • Choreograph unique, entertaining and polished recital routines
    • Creatively and professionally pose students for recital picture week
    • Actively participate in dress rehearsals and dance recitals

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teach energetic/disciplined class
    • Ensure students and teacher are in studio dress code
    • Teach students to masterfully progress through our curriculums
    • Stay knowledgeable of studio policies/events and meet deadlines
    • Attend classes on-time and prepared
    • Engage in growth as a teacher

    BENEFITS

    • Direct Deposit-Payroll
    • Teachers can attend workshops hosted by the school
    • Teachers receive 4 complimentary tickets to our annual recital
    • Teachers receive FREE tuition for their children. Employees must report full scholarships on their taxes.
    • Logoed staff studio apparel
    • Teachers receive the benefit of purchasing all studio merchandise at the owner’s cost.
    • Additional opportunities to earn Private Lesson/Competition/Administrative wages as well.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Background Check
    • YPAD Certification and CPR Training once hired

    DESIRED CHARACTER TRAITS

    • Leader/Mentor/Role Model
    • Reliable/Committed/Dependable/Hardworking
    • Great Time Management/Respects Deadlines/Accountable/Punctual
    • Prepared/Organized
    • Superb Classroom Management
    • Passionate about dance/Loves kids
    • Continues Education/Growth Mindset/Self Motivated
    • Collaborative/Team Player
    • Honest/Trustworthy
    • Compassionate/Humble
    • Long-Term Work Mentality

    ABOUT US

    We are a “More Than Just Great Dancing” studio which means that we are interested in educating the whole dancer by teaching life skills, not just dance technique. Our staff fosters:

    • Leadership Skills
    • Academic Success
    • Age-appropriate costumes, music and choreography
    • Community Service
    • Fun Fact: Our studio is heavily influenced by Broadway styling.

    DO YOUR RESEARCH! LEARN MORE ABOUT US HERE

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    TEACHING SCHEDULES

    Class availability could include Monday-Friday from 5pm-9pm and Saturdays from 10am-1pm.

    HIRING PROCESS

    Once we watch your video and receive your requested docs, pictures, and files we will contact you!

    Job Type: Part-time

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