Dance Companies

Welcome to El Dorado Dance Academy! We offer a warm and encouraging studio that is home to 5 dance companies, affectionately called KPSIO! See company details below!

K: Kaleidoscope Touring Company (High School age)
P: Prism Apprentice Company (Jr. High School age +)
S: Spectrum Jr. Company (Elementary School age+)
I: Illumination Performing Group (ages 8-18)
O: Ovation Musical Theatre Performing Group (ages 6-18)
 
2018-2019 KPS Auditions
Monday, June 25, 2018

Spectrum        10am to 12noon
Prism              12noon to 2pm
Kaleidoscope  2:30pm to 4:30pm

It's a fun and supportive Dance Company experience. El Dorado Dance Academy's aim is always to welcome eager dancers into our performance opportunities! We love to dance!

Illumination Information Night - Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5:30pm
EDDA North, 2222 Francisco Drive, Ste 140, in EDH in the Lake Forest Plaza




 
Come Dance With Us!

Kaleidoscope Touring Company  High School Dancers (Level IV)
  • Kaleidoscope is a pre-professional multi-disciplinary performance company that has toured and performed in Japan, New York, China, Chicago, LA, Seattle and Canada, The Bahamas, Disneyland, Disney World, Tokyo Disney and Hong Kong Disney! Kaleidoscope tours and competes once each season.
  • Commitment: 1 Turns and Technique, 2  Ballet, 1 Jazz, 1 Supplemental Technique and 1 group rehearsal 1.5  hours per week (6.5 hours required + 1 FREE class)
Prism Apprentice Company  Junior High School Dancers (Level III or higher)
  • EDDA’s apprentice troupe is Prism Dance Company that tours and performs several styles of dance locally and statewide! Prism is not a “competitive team”, but has the opportunity to audition to compete each Spring as part of Kaleidoscope.
  • Commitment: 1 Turns and Technique, 1 Ballet, 1 Jazz, 1 Supplemental Technique and 1 group rehearsal 1.5 hours per week (5.5 hours required + 1 FREE class)
Spectrum Jr. Dance Company  Elementary School Dancers (Level II or higher)
  • Spectrum Jr. Company dancers are training in an array of dance styles and perform monthly with KPSIO.
  • Commitment: 1 Turns and Technique, 1 Ballet, 1 Jazz, 1 Supplemental Technique and 1 group rehearsal 1 hour per week (5 hours required + 1 FREE class)
Illumination Performing Group  Dancers ages 8-18 (NO audition required!)
  • Illumination is our resident dance company at El Dorado Dance Academy North. Serving ages 8-18, Illumination preforms an array of dance styles highlighting our studios passion for dance!
  • Illumination Performing Group is a traveling dance troupe, performing locally and statewide. Illumination Performing Group is not a “competitive team”
  • Commitment: 1 Turns and Technique, Ballet or Jazz  / 1 hour per week level I/II or higher and 1 group rehearsal 1.5 hours per week (2.5 total hours required)
Ovation Musical Theater Performing Group  Dancer/Singers ages 6-18 (NO audition required!)
  • Get ready for a standing Ovation! El Dorado Dance Academy's musical theater preforming group not only dances and sings Broadway favorites, but are learning dance and vocal techniques to prepare them for stardom!
  • Ovation Musical Theatre Performing Group is a traveling singing and dancing troupe performing locally and statewide. Rehearsals will be comprised of both dance choreography as well as singing, vocal technique and show pieces. Must love to sing and dance!  
  • Ovation Performing Group is not a “competitive team” nor do they perform entire musical shows. It is vignette style show pieces, a revue of several songs from different shows each season!
  • Commitment: 1 Turns and Technique and 1 group rehearsal 1.5 hours per week (2.5 total hours required)