Students are placed at the Onyx Level based upon their scores and past performances at Regional and National competitions as well as their mastery of dance technique and artistry. Onyx level students perform in numerous group numbers, 2-3 solos and are entitled to compete for Titles at competitions. Onyx dancers typically spend between 6-10 hours in studio each week. Onyx students attend an intensive Dance Convention, 4 Regional Competitions and Nationals.
Platinum Level students perform in group routines, 2-3 solos and are entitled to compete for Titles at competitions. They are placed into this level based upon dance experience, mastery of intermediate level skills and age. Platinum dancers generally rehearse between 4-6 hours in the studio each week. Platinum troupe participates in 2 Regional and 1 National Competition.
*Amethyst (Petite/Junior Novice - age 6-9)
Our Amethyst level dancers are invited to the competition troupe based upon their performances at our Showcase, in their classes and previous competitions. Amethysts spend between 2-5 hours in the studio each week where they work on Technique, Conditioning, Flexibility and learning various styles of dance. They also join the Platinum and Onyx dancers in our Production Number. Amethysts take part in two Regional and a National Competition.
*Topaz (Novice -age 5-8)
The Topaz Level is our Mini Team. These young dancers take 2-3 classes per week with a focus on fundamentals and technique. They join the full TDC Troupe at one Regional competition and Nationals.
Our Troupes perform at various Regional and National Dance Competitions throughout the Tri-State Area. Instruction includes intensive classes in Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Modern and Ballet Technique. Solos are also available to Troupe Members, but not required.
Trinity Troupe Performances
In addition to taking the stage for our Showcase, Regional and National Competitions, we endeavor to expose our dancers to as many performance opportunities as possible throughout the year including venues such as local parades, festivals, Sussex County Miners Minor League Baseball Team, Six Flags-Great Adventure, Hershey Park, Universal Studios Theme Parks, Disney World, Epcot Center, Broadway and more...