Artistic Director:  Emily Salerno 

CONNECTION is a select group of talented dancers chosen through audition to represent Rhythm Dance Center at talent competitions, conventions, and community performances. This elite group of dancers consistently wows audiences with their energetic and stylish routines. A high level of commitment is expected of these dancers to maintain the excellence of Connection. We feel the relationships developed with faculty and peers through dance are unmatched by most sports and disciplines.

 Connection Involves:

*Choosing dance as a priority over other extracurricular activities

*Attendance to 3 Competitions and 1 Convention

*Classes with Guest Teachers (1-2) at Rhythm Dance Center (approx. $25 per class)

*Attendance to CONNECTION Summer Intensive

*Participation in Holiday Show, Company Concert, Year End Recitals

Connection Minimum Requirements:

-Will perform a Jazz and Hip-Hop number at Competition

-Required to be at the studio two days a week taking classes in Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop and Choreography/Rehearsal time

-Approximate minimum yearly cost $950.00 plus tuition, guest teachers, and travel expense.

Connection Tap Company!

We have an optional Tap Company for Connection. There are two companies. Mini/Junior Connection Tap Company and Teen/Senior Connection Tap Company. If you wish to be considered for Connection Tap Company, you will be required to audition in Tap at the Connection Callback Audition. This Company will be an additional required weekly tap class. This class will only be open to the dancers in the Connection Tap Company. You must be chosen for Connection in addition to being chosen for Connection Tap Company. The additional cost for Tap Company is approximately $300.00.