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The Connection Dance Team to Hold 2017-18 Season Auditions Starting June 16


The Connection Dance Team, an award winning competitive team for dancers, will be holding auditions for the 2017-18 season beginning June 16-17.  

Auditions for ages 5-8 will be held Friday, June 16th at 3:45pm and auditions for ages 9+ will be held Saturday, June 17th at 11:00am. Auditions for the Acro Team (ages 8+ only) will be held on Saturday, June 17th at 3:00pm.  Call backs will be held on Monday, June 19th and Tuesday June 20th at 3:45pm.

The Connection Dance Team’s  mission is to build well-rounded dancers and encourages team building in a safe, fun and competitive environment. Dancers are selected by audition in mid June each year. The 2016-2017 season team is made up of five levels of dancers ages 5 and up. In addition, members have the opportunity to compete in solos, duets, and trios, and to be a part of our Acro and Elite Teams. All dancers will also have opportunities to perform at competitions, community events, special events at The Connection and more!

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“The beauty of the dance and performing arts program at The Connection is that we are able to offer such a diverse selection of opportunities for dancers of all levels. Our dance and performing arts program allows kids and adults to enjoy our classes in a relaxed, recreational setting while learning from professionals” says Dance and Performing Arts Director/Dance Team Coach, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach.

 “Our dance team has also always offered more recreational options, but as the team grows and matures we have implemented more competitive options to answer the needs of our dancers and parents. We had an excellent and very successful season and we look forward to all of the exciting things to come!”

Please register at 79 Maple Street in Summit or by email. For more information or to register, contact Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach, Dance Team Coach: or 908-273-4242 ext 129.

The Connection is a non-profit, human service organization providing a variety of programs and activities open to everyone in the community regardless of physical ability or economic circumstance. To find out more about our financial assistance program or how you can help us help others with a donation, visit

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