2019-2020 Applause Company

Is your dancer interested in being a member of our Performance or Competition Company? Contact Miss Hannah for more information. Hannah@applauselacrosse.com

2019-2020 Auditions & Important Dates:

Competition Company Auditions

Friday, June 21st

5:30-6:30 pm - Ages 9-11

6:30-7:30 pm - Ages 12+


Competition Company Meeting

Friday, July 31st 

6:00-8:00 pm


Performance Company Auditions

Friday, August 9th

5:30-6:30 pm - Ages 8-11

6:30-7:30 pm - Ages 12+


Performance Company Auditions

Friday, September 20th

5:00-6:00 pm - Ages 8+


Performance Company Meeting

Friday, September 27th

5:00-6:00 pm

Applause Company Dancers are leaders & role models at our studio. Dancers who are interested in furthering their dance education by attending competitions, conventions, and performing at various community events are encouraged to audition! We have 2 levels of company both with different requirements and intensity levels. Dancers are welcome to audition for one or BOTH companies!

Performance Company
*Attend 1 hour of weekly rehearsals on Fridays starting in October in addition to their regular classes
*Learn 2 competition pieces
*Attend 2 competitions
*Open to dancers ages 8+ with at least one year in a level 1+ Ballet/Tap/Jazz class (or at company director’s discretion)

Competition Company
*Attend choreography blocking rehearsals in August
*Attend 3 hour weekly rehearsals on Fridays in September
*Attend 2 hour weekly rehearsals on Fridays starting in October
*Learn 4 competition pieces
*Attend 3-5 Competitions
*Attend 1 convention
*Eligible to participate in small groups (duets/trios)
*Open to dancers in level 3-8 Ballet/Tap/Jazz classes who have at least one year of prior Applause Company experience (or at company director’s discretion)

Attending an audition does not obligate you to participate next season nor does it guarantee dancers a spot. Auditions and acceptance onto Competition Company also makes dancers eligible for participation on performance company and dancers will not need to re-audition at performance company audition dates.

If you would like more information on the expected time & costs commitments for participating in either company or if you are interested in auditioning but are unable to attend on audition dates please email hannah@applauselacrosse.com 

Meet our 2018-2019 Applause Performance Company and Competition Company members! These dancers will perform at various community events, attend trainings and conventions, and compete in several competitions throughout the year. Watch your newsletters and our social media pages for upcoming chances to see these dancers perform or to support them through various fundraisers!

Paige B.

Hi, I'm in third grade and I am 8 years old. My favorite animal is pigs! I love pink! My best friend is Sydney Oliver! Thank you, Miss Kate, for letting me dance! And my name is Paige.


Addison B.

My name is Addison and I am 9 years old. I love to dance and can't wait to perform this year! My favorite type of dance is lyrical! I also enjoy volleyball and take piano. In the winter we are busy skiing and sledding. I have one sister and her name is Kendall. I also have a new puppy named Penny May and two cats, Elliot and Gizmo.



Natalie C.

My name is Natalie. I am 9 years old and I am in 4th grade at West Salem Elementary School. I love to read, write, and do all sorts of art projects. I have been dancing for 4 years and my favorite dance style is ballet.




Emma D.

Hi, my name is Emma. I am 11 years old and am in 6th grade at Blessed Sacrament School. I have been a part of the Applause Performance Company for three years. I like to play lots of sports in my free time, including basketball, volleyball, and golf. I am so excited to be a part of the 2018-2019 Competition Company!



Kendall F.

My name is Kendall. I'm in 7th grade at G-E-T Middle School. I've danced since I was 4 years old. This is my second year at Applause. Other than dance, I enjoy spending time with my friends.



Lillie F.

I'm Lillie. I am 13 years old. I go to Holmen Middle School. I have been dancing since I was three and a half. I love dancing and I want to be a dance teacher when I'm older. I dance with my heart and soul. I love all the styles.



Mylee F.

Hi my name is Mylee. I am 10 years old and am a 5th grader at Prairie View Elementary School. I have been dancing since I was 2 years old. I am very excited to be on Company again this year.

Emma F.

My name is Emma and I am 9 years old. I go to school at St. Pat's Elementary School. I have two sisters and enjoy playing with them. I love horses, pizza, and swimming.



Lexi F.

My name is Lexi. I go to St. Patrick's School. I am 10 years old and I play piano.



Lily F.

Hi my name is Lily. I'm 9 years old. I go to Blessed Sacrament School. I am in 4th grade. This is my first year in Performance Company. My favorite style of dance is Jazz. I love dance. I also play piano and the violin and softball and also am in Girl Scouts.



Marley H.

My name is Marley. I'm 12 years old and am in 7th grade at Logan Middle School. I also dance at La Crosse Dance Centre and am in the Nutcracker. I take Ballet, Hip Hop, and Modern. I am also involved in Youth Kinetic and am playing the role of Marcie in the Peanuts. My all time favorite dancer is Misty Copeland! Her story is very inspiring and I have two of her books.



Sophia J.

My name is Sophia. I am a 4th grader and have 5 siblings. In the summer I play softball and love being with family and going on bike rides. I also love ice cream.



Kristin K.

My name is Kristin. I attend West Salem High School. This is my second year doing Company and I love it. Some hobbies I enjoy when I'm not dancing are hanging with friends and playing with my dog. I am excited for Company and am eager to learn!



Kayla K.

Hi my name is Kayla. I am in 7th grade at SOTA II and this is my 4th year as an Applause Company dancer. I also love to swim, sing, and play the violin and flute. I have two yellow labs and a bunny.



Keona L.

My name is Keona and this is my second year at Applause and my second year on Company. I am a 7th grader and I am 13. When I'm not dancing I am watching TV or playing outside. My favorite style of dance is Ballet.



Aysia M.

I'm Aysia and this is my second year at Applause. This will be my second year on Company and my sixth year dancing. I'm a freshman at G-E-T High School, and am also on the school's dance team. Some things I do outside of dance is hang out with friends, play with my two cats, and I do all the other usual teenage things. One thing I would like to do this year is to break out of my personality more.



Lilly N.

My name is Lilly and I am a 6th grader at Onalaska Middle School. I have been involved in dance since I was 4 years old. In my free time I spoil my labradoodle named Unicorn. I love to craft. It is one of my favorite things to do! I love to dance because I can just be me!



Sydney O.

Hi my name is Sydney and I am in 3rd grade at Prairie View Elementary in Holmen. I am 8 years old. My favorite animals are elephants, turtles, and kitty's. My favorite food is pizza and pasta, and I love to go out to eat. My favorite thing to do is dance to music and I am so excited to be in Company this year!



Brody R.

I'm Brody. I am 10 years old. I've been in dance for 5 years. I go to school at the La Crescent-Hokah Middle School. Tap is my favorite style of dance.



Leah T.

I'm Leah and I am 11 years old and I have been dancing since I was 3 years old. The reasons I love to dance is because you can express who you are by just moving along to the music. I also love meeting new friends through dance. I JUST LOVE TO DANCE!!!



Sadie V.

I'm Sadie! I am 13 years old. My favorite style of dance is Tap. I've been dancing on Applause Company for 3 years and this will be my 4th. I have 4 cats and 1 dog and when I'm not dancing I enjoy being with my friends from Onalaska Middle School. I love being on Applause Company because it's like a giant family. This year my goals are to gain confidence and learn choreography faster.



Stella V.

Hi, I'm Stella! I'm 8 years old and I am in 2nd grade at Cathedral Elementary. This will be my first year in Performance Company. When I'm not busy dancing, I like to golf, play tennis, cook, and be fashionable. I also love to make slime.


Hannah W.

Hi, my name is Hannah and I have been dancing since I was 3 with Miss Kate. I am very passionate about dance. I do not have a favorite style of dance but I would love to be on Broadway someday. My hobbies are dance, guitar, and singing. I am very excited to be a member of Applause Performance Company this year!



2019-2020 Applause Company

Our Performance and Competition Company dancers will perform at various events in the community and attend several dance trainings, conventions, and competitions each year (September-August).
Auditions will take place in the summer for the following dance year. If you have any questions about Applause Company, email our Company Coordinator hannah@applauselacrosse.com



Current Company Dancers & Parents should visit or download the Team App for up to date information on schedules and events.

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