Artistic Director: Katie Carroll

Fusion Dancers: Click here to access your Fusion Dropbox

Fusion is an advanced-level Performing Company made up of talented, well-rounded dancers who represent Rhythm at competitions, conventions and local performances. This company is made up of teen dancers chosen through auditions. Dancers must be entering 6th grade to be eligible to audition for Fusion. There are two groups - Teen Fusion and Senior Fusion. A high level of commitment is expected of these dancers. Dance will need to be your first priority in order to maintain the level and expectations of Fusion.

NOTE: Fusion competes for the first time in the late fall. The rehearsal schedule for Fusion is VERY heavy starting Labor Day weekend through October on weekends. In addition, Fusion dancers are required to be present for one weekend of Fall Break for rehearsals.

FUSION Involves:

  • Choosing dance as a priority over other extracurricular activities
  • Attendance to 2 competitions and 3 conventions (two withcompetition)
  • Classes with guest teachers at Rhythm Dance Center
  • Tap the Map Workshop at Rhythm - Fall 2024
  • Potential additional in-house workshops as scheduled
  • Opportunity to audition for one extra group
  • Attendance to Fusion Summer Intensive
  • All Fusion boys will participate in GMx - our all-boys hip hop crew
  • Participation in Holiday Show, Company Concert, Year-End Shows

Fusion Class & Performance Requirements

  • Fusion will compete in jazz, tap, and contemporary as a group, will do both a hip hop and a jazz production, and will have the opportunity to audition for one extra group.
  • Required to be at the studio three days per week taking classes in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary and more.
  • Weekend rehearsals (when scheduled) are mandatory.

Fusion Financial Commitments

Approximate Annual Costs ~ Company Costumes, Convention, Competition, Choreography, Music & Miscellaneous Fees

$3700 (Required Pieces Only)
$500  Acceptance Deposit 
$375  Additional Deposits ~ July through Feb (Final Balance due in Mar)

$4100  (Required Pieces, Plus Extra Group)
$500  Acceptance Deposit
$375  Additional Deposits ~ July through Feb (Final Balance due in Mar)
$400  Extra Group Deposit - due at time the group is selected

Approximate Tuition Costs Per Month
$390   (Sept - May)