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The Mini Dance Team is for dancers going into, or already in Jazz I, Ballet I and Tap I, who love to dance, love performing, and want to advance their skills.

Mini Team Coach:  Kristi Hamelin

The 2017-2018 Mini Dance Team has been set. If you are interested in becoming a member of a 2018-2019 TDC dance team, please attend an information meeting on May 15 or May 22 to learn more. Auditions are typically held in May each year as well.

If you have an immediate question, please reach out to the coach, Kristi Hamelin, or the TDC Director, Kelly Meyers for more information about the Intermediate dance team.

2017-2018 Mini Dance Team

                                 Tayla Banayan

               Katie Barrett

           Nina Quintiliani

                               Nathalie Ruiz

Team Year:   July 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018

Regular attendance in the mandatory weekly classes is critical for Mini Team members to work on technique, advance skills and reach individual and team goals. In addition to requirements listed below, dance team members are encouraged to attend social events held throughout the dance year. Review all TDC dance team policies.

Mandatory Weekly Class Requirements

Optional Weekly Classes

·    1 Ballet class

·    Saturday All-Age Production Class (very fun)

·    1 Jazz class

·    Private dance lessons for additional 1:1, 1:2, or 1:3 instruction

·    1 Tap class


·    1 Mini Team class



Other Mandatory Requirements

·    Attend annual dance convention with members of all TDC Dance teams.

·    Annual Contract Fee:  $125/dancer1

·    Attend competitions and community service events designated by the Mini Team coach.


2017 – 2018 Dance Team Competition Results

The competitions, dates and venues are confirmed unless marked as unconfirmed or tentative.  Awards and accomplishments will be posted here shortly after competitions are held.

Dance Competition

Comments, Awards & Highlights

That’s Dancin’ – Oct 21-22, 2017


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815


KAR – Feb 9-11, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815


Starbound – Mar 16-18, 2018


Anaheim Center for the Performing Arts at Servite High School

1952 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801


PDN Adjudication – Apr 20 – 22, 2018


Irvine Hilton

18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612


Knott’s Berry Farm Performance tentative


Knott’s Berry Farm (Calico Stage, unconfirmed)

8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620


Rainbow Dance Competition – May 11-13, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815


KAR Live – May 18 – 20, 2018


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278


Orange County FairTentative


Orange County Fairgrounds

88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


National Night Out (2018) – Aug 8, 2018


The District

2300 Park Ave, Tustin, CA 92782







1 Annual contract fee/dancer is $125 for the first team, and $25 more for each additional team.


Last updated:  1/22/2018




About Our Dance Teams


If you have a question about the TDC dance team policies, give us a call at 714-544-3072 or send us an email at info@tustindance.com.

Dance Team Year?

The 2017 – 2018 dance team will be together from July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018.

Keys to Success?

TDC Dance Team members love to dance and we appreciate all of your passion and effort your give throughout the season.

As representatives of TDC during community performances and dance competitions, you can only perform at your highest level and do yourself and TDC proud if you put in the work each and every day and week. And, TDC can only help you achieve your individual and team goals if you always give your best and you meet the requirements that we have outlined for you.

TDC dance team members are required to sign a contract each dance season, and agree to the dance team policies it contains.







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