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Soloists, duos and trios wishing to perform a piece at local competitions are encouraged to approach any of the dance team coaches, or the TDC director, Kelly Meyers, for guidance and information.


The 2017-2018 solo’s, duos and trios are coached by Brandy Freas, Nicole Ishimaru, Kristin McGlaughlin, Kelly Meyers and Josh Romero. If you are interested in competing as a solo, duo or trio, please reach out to Kelly Meyers by contacting the TDC front desk.

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

Regular attendance in the mandatory weekly classes is critical for Intermediate 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

·    Multiple TDC classes in the genre in which the dancer(s) compete or perform

·    Additional Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary Jazz, Tap or conditioning class

·    Attending regular private lessons with coach/choreographer

·    TDC classes recommended by coach/choreographer


Other Requirements

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

·    Mandatory choreographer fee:  $125/dance1

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


2017 – 2018 Dance Competition Results

The 2017-2018 TDC dance teams are just getting started. The dates and venues that listed are confirmed unless marked as unconfirmed.  Participation by TDC soloist, duo, trio and teams is unconfirmed until the word ‘Scheduled’ appears in the Comments column. Awards and accomplishments will be posted here as competitions are held.

Dance Competitions

Comments, Awards & Highlights

KAR – Feb 9-11, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815

Caroline Mills Awards:

·         1st place for The Girl, Top 1st place for Fairy Doll Variation, 9th place overall, NYC Experience invitation

Aimee Ernt Awards:

·         Top 1st place for Lilac Fairy, NYC Experience invitation

Riley Ernt Award:

·         1st place for Bluebird Fairy Variation

Aimee/Riley Ernt Duet Award:

·         1st place for Jumeaux, NYC Experience invitation

Emma Turner Awards:

·         Elite Top 1st for The Departure, 5th place overall

·         Elite Top 1st for Le Corsaire Variation, NYC Experience invitation

YAGP – Mar 9 – 11, 2018


Orpheum Theatre

203 W. Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003


Starbound – March 16 – 18, 2018


Servite High School

1952 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801


KAR – Mar 23 – 25, 2018


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278


Headliners – Apr 6 – 8, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815


Thunderstruck – Apr 13 – 15, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815


PDN Adjudication – Apr 20 – 22, 2018


Irvine Hilton

18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612


KAR Live – May 18 – 20, 2018


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278


Showstopper – May 25 – 28, 2018


Disneyland Hotel

1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802


Orange County Fair (2018)tentative


Orange County Fairgrounds

88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California


National Night Out (2018) – Aug 8, 2018


The District

2300 Park Ave, Tustin, CA 92782







1 Mandatory choreographer fee is paid directly to the choreographer.


Last updated:  02/12/2018




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 2018 – 2019 dance team will be together from July 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019.

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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