In LDC, competitive dancers must be physically fit and are usually working hard to add skills to their repertoire. It is typical for our younger LDC dancers to be participating in 9 - 12 hours per week, and our more advanced dancers to be participating in 15 - 20 hours per week of various class instruction, rehearsals, and private lessons. Commitment also includes warm-up and rehearsals on Saturdays, as well as other days of the week to prepare for upcoming competitions, LDAA Showcases (Fall and Winter), and various community outreach events. Dancers must continuously train to maintain and improve their technique, balance skills, strength, and flexibility. Except for holidays and short breaks during the summer, competitive dancing is typically a year-round activity. It is strongly suggested that dancers train during the summer to continue developing and maintaining their skills and stamina.
Not only do we do many outreach performances in our community, our company travels locally as well as around the country competing in different competition/conventions throughout the year.