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The Dance Avenue Team

The TDA Competition team travels the Midwest and beyond highlighting the skill and tradition of our studio. TDA is home to numerous awards both locally and nationally receiving kudos for performance and entertainment value. It's our goal as a team to be ambassadors not only of TDA but the art of dance as a sport. As in any athletic activity, sportsmanship develops character and introduces children to the virtues of team spirit. 

Many of our TDA Competition Team Dancers have gone on to dance at the collegiate level and beyond for the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Grandview University, EDGE Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA and more.

Auditions

The TDA Team is formed through a nomination process. Teachers recommend or nominate students who display exceptional work ethic, talent, attitude and potential for growth.

 

Each summer TDA holds a Summer Study program for these nominated dancers which includes ballet, tumbling, technique, strength & conditioning classes as well as combinations in genres such as jazz, tap, hip-hop, musical theatre, heels, contemporary, modern, lyrical and more!

The culmination of the TDA Summer Study are the team auditions which are held in
 August. 

2021-2022 Team Roster

TINY TEAM
Ellie Doschadis
Eva Martin
Lola Sanchez
Nora Tiefenthaler
Sawyer Link
Alivia Robinson
Avery Finnegan
Sofia Kritskiy
Adalynn Onstot
Kennedy Castellano
Paisley Herr

MINI TEAM

Mariah Moyer
Collyns Greenlee
Blair Lucas

Campbell Rieman

Ava Meador

Zoey Husted

Sage Schlapia

Skylar Evans

Gracie Doschadis

Macey Bengard

Brooklyn Van Horn

Kyler Greenlee

Aubrey Wyckoff

JUNIOR TEAM

Aidrey Pelzer

Ali Bruner

Ben Shuput

Londyn Herr

Lauren Pitts

Senya Marin

Arianna Bowen

Preston Martin

Charlee Williams

Reagan Castellano

Reese Porter

Barbi Campbell

Bella Lucas

Anaelise Steenhoek

Hadlee Short

Addison Husted

TEEN TEAM

Sophia Miller

Audrina Penman

Khloe Luong

Hannah DePriest

Abbie Kluender

Ella Tiefenthaler

Kayley Barr

Isabelle Durbin

Johannah Williams

Peyton Hegwood

Ryley Waterhouse

Madison Haaland

SENIOR TEAM

Brinley Long

Elsie Johnson

Olivia Ewing

Katie Kennedy

Ava Doss

Emma Davidson

Danica Penman

Aundrea Weber

Alexi Rice

Katelyn Cosner

Dylan Phanthavong

Alexis Howard

Taylor Estes

Adysen Miller

Madison Ruby

Bella Kluender

Lina Chesnut*

Ashton Granzow*

Tyra Tudor*

Jaden Miller