Celebrating 31 years of Dance 1986 – 2018

The mission of DANCE est Joie, Inc. is to provide opportunities for the gifted dancer seeking a professional career and through public service to educate the community in the dance arts. DANCE est Joie is a sole-supporting, not for profit company and receives no grants or federal funds. Organizing the first ever “Dance-A-Thon” the two time event raised over $14,000.00 for the neonatal unit at Mercy hospital. By giving back to the community DANCE est Joie is reaching it goal.


Listed below is the day and time of the audition. There is a preparation class held one day prior to the audition. This class is not required, but strongly recommended. The cost of the class is $15.00 per dancer. Please pay cash or check made payable to Rebecca Bean. The dancer’s audition group is based on their age as of January 1, 2020.


Wednesday, May 29th at GDDS

Mini (age 6-8) 5:00-6:15

Junior (age 9-10) 5:00-6:15

Teen (age 11-13) 6:30-7:45

Senior (age 14+) 6:30-7:45


Thursday, May 30th at GDDS

Mini (age 6-8) 4:00-5:00

Junior (age 9-10) 5:15-6:15

Teen (age 11-13) 6:30-7:30

Senior (age 14+) 7:45-8:45

Dancers should arrive early to sign in, receive their audition number, and stretch/warmup on their own in Studio A. This is a closed audition. Every dancer will receive an email on Saturday, June 1st with results of the audition.



DANCE est Joie, Inc. 2018-2019 Company Members

Ashley Andres, Sydni Bottjen, Peyton Brown, Kambrie Burdick,
Marlee Cagle, Alivia Clark, Klara Collins, Aniston Cox, Gianna DeWitt,
Isabella Dunbar, Cambry Dunn, Sawyer Eddins, Meredith Ellenwood, Hadley Gilmore,
Taryn Greer, Taylor Greer, Ella Harmon, Laney Hawk, Emberlye Hebert,
Rylin Hendrickson, Keslyn Hill, Ava Huddleston, Sela Johnston, Zurri Knight,
Christian Lowe, Josie Martin, Alexandra Matlock, Maeli McMahen, Kendyll Miller,
Lily Norman, Anna Claire Roberts, Veda Schaffer, Dani Spinas, Addison Sullivan,
Hadley Thessing, Daelyn Tuck, Alexa Vera, Kennedy Weedon, Sydney Weedon,
Sophia Weidner, Avery Whittington, Avery Wilson, Ellie Wilkinson, Tara Young