Mini Program Information

Varsity Program - Mini Information

For Dancers in the 3rd - 5th Grade

Mini Varsity is an advanced-level competitive program for dancers in the 3rd - 5th grades who have a desire to aim to a higher level of technique, performance and artistry with the goal of high school dance team participation.

Please consider the level of commitment and financial responsibility that comes with being part of a competitive program. Not all dancers who audition will make a team. Admittance is based on technical ability, performance, artistry, and overall cohesiveness with dancers of a similar age and ability. The following information provides detailed information about the UDA Varsity program for the 2019-2020 season. Dancers who have never been on a UDA competitive team should audition for Varsity.


Amortized over 10 months: $90 monthly *paid on the 1st of the month from July - April
Competitive fee covers choreography for two dances, two costumes, competition fees for four competitions, director and manager fees

Additional Mandatory Information
Classes - Choreography - Fees - Etc

  • Cost: $350 - paid by check at auditions
  • Date: Thursday, August 15th - Saturday, August 17th
  • Time: TBA
  • Cost: $120 - charged August 1, 2019
  • Dates: June 11 & 13; July 30; August 1, 6, 8, 20, 22
  • Required Classes: 2 ballet and 1 jazz technique each week (3 hours per week)

*summer class schedule will be available at the Parent Information Meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  • Priority registration for fall is available for Varsity Team dancers. *Pre-registration is Monday, June 10, 2019 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
  • Days and times of these classes will be distributed during the Parent Information Meeting on Wednesday, May 8th
  • A $30 non-refundable registration fee is applied to all students who enroll in technical classes
  • The cost of the monthly tuition is figured by using the UDA Tuition Scale
  • Weekly Varsity Mini class requirements:
    • Two – 1 hour ballet classes
    • Two – 1 hour jazz technique classes (1 hour technique and 1 hour turns and leaps)
    • One – 1 hour acro/tumbling class
    • One - 1 hour hip hop class combined with Varsity Juniors
    • Two – 1 hour Varsity Mini choreography rehearsals *attendance required
    • Additional Saturday rehearsals may be added to the schedule during competition season
  • This equates to 8 minimum hours per week for Varsity Minis, which is $224.00 in monthly tuition from September – May. *June is a half month and paid as a non-refundable deposit when you register for Fall – Spring technical classes
  • Monthly tuition is paid on the first business day of each month
  • Dates: August - TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • These sessions are covered by the yearly program cost.
  • Competition choreography will be taught at this time.
  • Cost: $21.50 - Due by check before May 30th
  • Dates: June 13 - 15
  • Time: TBA
  • All team members are required to attend group photos and purchase a group photo
  • Optional individual dance photography session
    • Cost: $128 - Due by check before May 30th
    • Price includes group photo
  • "Starry Night" Performance Fee: $100 - charged with October tuition. *this fee provides four tickets to the Varsity Concert in May and HD files of all UDA end-of-year performances
  • Contingency Fund: $100 - separated into two payments: $50 due July 1st and $50 due August 1st. *the contingency fund covers any unexpected costs related to your dancer’s program. Money not used during the year will be credited back to your UDA account on May 1st
  • UDA Company Jacket and Pants: $165 - Due July 1st *every three years a new team jacket & leggings will be purchased - this will be year #1
  • UDA Rolling Bag: $85 - Due July 1st *if new to program
  • UDA Competition Makeup and Earrings: $75-85 - Due November 1st *if new to program
  • Shoes and Tights: Purchased on your own
  • Conventions: Varsity team members will have the opportunity to attend two-three dance conventions during the dance year. These conventions are optional and are not included in your overall monthly fees.

Please Apprise Yourself Of The Following Information