Foster Dance Company

Placement Auditions for FDCO

Saturday, May 21 and August 6

1:30 - 3:00 (ages 8 - 12)

3:00 - 4:30 (ages 13 - 18)

Audition Notice 2016

Audition Form 2016

Foster Dance Company


Minimum class requirements are as follows:

FDCO Pink: 

FDCO Pink Rehearsal, one Ballet and one MoPeD per week.

FDCO Green, Orange, Blue, Purple and Red:

FDCO Rehearsal, FDCO Class, three Ballet (for those on Pointe) or two Ballet (for those not on Pointe), one MoPeD, and one other technique class per week. The other technique class can be Jazz, Modern, Contemporary or an additional Ballet.

Unlimited Classes:

Company students are entitled to take unlimited classes. We encourage you to take as many classes as you can!


Foster Dance Company students will present two professionally choreographed and produced performances in January 2015 and May 2016. This group will also perform at other venues as opportunities arise.  Past additional performances have included collaborating with the Music Institute of Chicago for a special Nutcracker performance "Duke It Out," the Boys Hope Girls Hope gala at the Four Seasons Hotel, the Evanston Farmers Market and NYCDA!

Foster Dance Pre-Professional Company - New!

For the most committed dancers who are ready to take their dance to the next level.  Same requirements as FDCO with an additional rehearsal and an additional technique class.  Age 11 and up.

Pre-Pro dancers will attend competitions and showcases, have their own pieces in our two annual performances, and participate in other performance opportunities as they arise.  You must be in FDCO to join the Pre-Professional Company.

Intermediate and Advanced levels. No auditions necessary. Placement will be on a case by case basis. Please get your level approved before registration by emailing

Foster Dance Hip Hop Crew

Join Foster Dance Crew!  Artistic Directors Marchello Lee and Jana Schneider will lead this fun group. Foster Dance Crew will have their own pieces in our two annual performances and participate in other performance opportunities as they arise

Junior, Intermediate and Advanced levels. No auditions necessary. Please come to rehearsal on Sunday, September 11 at the time designated by age. Groupings will be determined after that based on age and ability

Junior Crew (age guideline 6-11yr), Sunday 1:30-2:30

Requirments: Sunday rehearsal plus one other weekday Hip Hop class. Junior Crew may be split up into two groups depending on who is interested and their ages.

Intermediate (age guideline 12-14yr), Sunday 2:30-4

Requirements: Sunday rehearsal.

Advanced (age guideline 15yr+), Sunday 4-5:30

Requirements: Sunday rehearsal.

2016 -2017

Foster Dance Company and 

Foster Dance Pre-Professional Company - NEW!

Join Artistic Directors Ronn Stewart and Sarah Goldstone for an inspiring and transformative year of dance!

See below for information on

Foster Dance Crew!

Developing Dance From Within

915 Foster Street, Evanston IL
(847) 864-1877