Dance Theatrics, Barclay Shelton's resident performing company, was formed in 1981 by director Leanne Shelton to give dedicated students of dance the opportunity to perform.
Our Senior Company is made up of experienced dancers in 9th through 12th grade. They are required to be enrolled in Advanced Ballet and Jazz, and most are skilled in tap, modern, hip hop, and lyrical as well.
Our Junior Company is comprised of 5th through 8th graders who are currently enrolled in ballet and jazz with at least two years experience in both genres.
Both groups rehearse a minimum of two hours a week in addition to their technique classes. DanceTheatrics performs in their own showcase every spring as well as in Barclay Shelton's annual recital, the Edmonds Arts Festival, and other local venues.
2020-21 Company Auditions— Postponed
Auditions for our performing companies have taken place in August over the past several years, but due to the unknown nature of our dance season, we have decided to postpone until we have our normal classes up and running. We will have a company this year, but it's going to look different than in the past.
We are tentatively planning to hold auditions at the end of October. More details coming soon!
2020-21 Audition Requirements
Dancers entering 9-12th grade: enrolled in at least Int./Adv. Jazz and Int./Adv. Ballet for the 2020-2021 season.
Dancers entering 5-6th grade: enrolled in at least Jazz 2 and Ballet 2 for the 2020-21 season.
Dancers entering 7-8th grade: enrolled in at least Jazz 4 and Ballet 4 for the 2020-21 season.