The Fine Arts Association Dance Companies:
EMERGE, VERGE, AND EDGE

Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Auditions for dance companies are required. Previous dance experience is also required. Dancers must be enrolled in a Fine Arts Ballet technique class to be part of an FAA Dance Company. An annual Costume Fee is required for Dance Company participants. 

Meet the Directors

Watch a video below from the recent FAA Dance Recital

Instructors: Howard Washington
  • for ages 12+
  • Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • From DATE to DATE, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2193

Choreographer’s Muse is a class that allows dancers, creatives, and future choreographers the opportunity to go through the entire journey of choreographing, instructing, and presenting. Participants will learn the inner workings of being not only a choreographer but an impactful choreographer. Participants who compete a full year will have the opportunity to showcase their work at our end-of-year recital. There will be no class Friday, November 5th.

Register for Choreographer's Muse

Audition Information

Summer company classes are open to NEW DANCERS interested in auditioning for 2021-2022 companies. Dancers interested in auditioning for 2021-2022 are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to participate this summer. Auditions will take place the week of August of 16th, 2021.

E.V.E. Dance Company Audition Dates:
  • Jazz Beginning/Intermediate
    • Monday, August 16th, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jazz Intermediate/Advanced 
    • Monday, August 16th, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Contemporary Beginning/Intermediate 
    • Monday, August 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Contemporary Intermediate/Advanced 
    • Monday, August 16th, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Hip Hop Beginning/Intermediate 
    • Tuesday, August 17th, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Hip Hop Intermediate/Advanced 
    • Tuesday, August 17th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:
  • The Fine Arts Association, Rm 157

To register for one of the FAA Dance Companies:

Instructor: Howard Washington
  • Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • From DATE to DATE, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2161

Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Emerge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Emerge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Howard Washington
  • Tuesdays from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
    • From DATE to DATE, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2162

Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Verge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Verge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Howard Washington
  • Tuesdays from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
    • From DATE to DATE, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2163
Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Edge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Edge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.
Instructor: Alexia Rodriguez
  • Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • From DATE to DATE, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2173
Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Edge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Edge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.
Instructor: Howard Washington
 
  •  Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • From August 23, 2021, to January 10, 2022
      • Class #: DF2172

Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Verge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Verge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Howard Washington
 
  • Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
  • From June 18 to July 23, 2021

Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Emerge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Emerge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Howard Washington
 
  • Tuesdays from 7:20 p.m. to 8:40 p.m.
  • From June 15 to July 20, 2021

Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Verge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Verge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Howard Washington
 
  • Tuesdays from 5:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • From June 15 to July 24, 2021
Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Edge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Edge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.
Instructor: Alexia Rodriguez
 
  • Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • From June 19 to July 20, 2021
Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Edge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Edge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.
More information to come soon
 

Edge, Verge, and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Verge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Verge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

Instructor: Alexia Rodriguez
 
Mondays from 7:40 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
 
Edge, Verge and Emerge are FAA Dance Companies that practice year-round, enabling selected FAA students to perform in various locations throughout the region. Emerge students may join through recommendation, invitation or audition. Previous dance experience required. Dancers must be enrolled in one ballet technique class to be part of Emerge. These dancers will perform all over the region in showcases and competitions. Our companies are for the dancer that wants to be a part of a team and is willing to understand commitment.

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What to wear

Dress requirements can be found here

Questions? Please contact Creative Director of Dance, Howard Washington, at hwashington@fineartsassociation.org