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studio 360 2nd Annual


We are excited to announce that our second annual Storybook Nutcracker is taking place in December! Nutcracker is a fantastic opportunity for dancers to participate in a ballet winter tradition. Dancers in Nutcracker will have the opportunity to apply the technique they are learning in class, dance on stage, learn, grow, make memories, and have fun this fall.

  • What ages are Regional Team dancers?
    Dancers are required to audition in their age group. Age groups are determined by the USASF rules. Dancers are not allowed to dance in a lower age division. Dancers with higher level skill level may be invited to compete as a crossover in a higher age group in addition to their age level routines. TINY Ages 5 - 7 Birth Year 2017 - 2019 MINI Ages 7 - 9 Birth Year 2014 - 2016 YOUTH Ages 10 - 13 Birth Years 2011 - 2013 JUNIORS Ages 14 - 16 Birth Years 2008 - 2010 SENIORS Ages 16+ Birth Years 2004 - 2007
  • How many competitions do Regional dancers compete at?
    Regional teams compete at 3 USASF sanctioned competitions in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Des Moines. Dancers also perform in the All Star showcase in January, Recital in June, and 1 - 2 local community events.
  • How many routines do Regional dancers compete?
    Regional dancers learn 2 routines. At least one routine will be in the style of Pom. Pom is similar to high school and college dance team style routines!
  • Do all dancers make the Regional Team?
    Dancers will auditions for the team, dancers will be invited to be on the regional competitive team or the Performance Team. We understand that being on an All Star team is a commitment for the dancer and their family. Dancers are placed where they will be able to grow and reach their personal success.
Nutcracker FAQ
Important Dates

September 17th – Auditions @ Studio 360

October 2nd – Rehearsals Begin

November 27th – Thanksgiving Break *No rehearsal* December 2nd - Act 2 Finale Rehearsal

December 9th – In Studio Dress Rehearsal

December 11th - Last day of regular rehearsal

 December 16th – Dress Rehearsal/Blocking onstage @ Prairie Concert Hall

December 17th – Performance Day!

11am, 2pm, 6:30pm @ Prairie Concert Hall

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