Purdance is proud to announce our new Hip Hop Elite Team to join our very strong and successful Classical Elite Team!

Our Elite Program is designed specifically for serious minded students who desire to train in multiple styles with rigor and focus; as well as have a passion for performance and artistic expression within dance. Purdance offers Elite students the opportunity to take classes from high level instructors and choreographers for a well-rounded dance education. Students in the Elite Program will also have the opportunity to perform in various community events and shows, in additional to regional and national dance competitions. The purpose and mission of our Elite Program is to provide exposure and preparation for the professional world of dance.

Elite Classical

Elite Classical dancers are highly trained in Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, and Acro. The focus of this program is technique, style, strength and performance. It offers abundant opportunities that will enhance their dance experience such as performing and competing at various regional competitions around the Bay Area.

Elite Hip Hop

Elite Hip Hop dancers are trained in hip hop choreography and performance execution, with emphasis on technique and style. Students are also trained in popping, locking, breaking, and hip hop expressions to improve their skills. The team will have opportunities performing and competing in various events and competitions.


To become a part of our Elite Program, you must audition. We want to ensure that you are enthusiastic and committed towards your personal growth in dance at Purdance.

Each year, all dancers, returning and new, are given the opportunity to audition for our Elite technique classes and competition team. Elite students are required to audition and train in all styles.

The next audition for the 2016-2017 season will be held on August 20, 2016. The Classical Team auditions will be from 1:30pm – 3:00pm and Hip Hop Team auditions will be from 3:00pm-4:30pm. Please come 30 minutes before audition time to register and warm up. We want to see YOU at auditions.

Click on the link below for the Audition Packet & Audition Registration Form. Please have it turned in by August 15th or email it to jenna@purdance.com.

If you have any questions regarding the Elite Program or auditions; feel free to email our Elite Program Manager at jenna@purdance.com.