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Innovation + Tradition = Not Your Typical Company!

Innovative Dance Midwest Company Dancers will be enrolled in our unique and innovative I.D. Intensive Dancer Program developed by our Artistic Director Jen Westphal. Company was created for the student that loves attending class and their passion for dance continues to grow… Innovative Dance Midwest Company Dancers will be surrounded by other students that feel just as passionately about dance as they do! This will allow Company Dancers to focus and progress at a more accelerated level in their dance training. 

Innovative Dance Midwest Dance Company divisions

Little Innovators Minis (Age 7-9) 

Innovation in Progress… Junior (Age 10-14) 

InnOvation Dance Co.  Senior (Age 15-18)

Audition required

Dancers MUST audition in order to be considered for one of our dance companies.
Auditions are open to current IDMW students and any other dancers interested in joining the IDMW Dance Family.
Audition Class will cover the following basic Dance Genres:
Ballet / Jazz / Tap  (please be prepared to Tap Dance, but not required to be considered for Admittance) The cost to attend the Audition/Class is $15.00 per dancer (includes sales tax)


Little Innovators (Mini Company) To Be Announced

Innovation in Progress… (Junior Company) To Be Announced

InnOvation Dance Co. (Senior Company) To Be Announced

Click on the Online Audition Registration button. A window will open with the IDMW Calendar powered by Jackrabbit Technologies. Click on the Audition link in the calendar to open the Online Registration Form. If you have any questions or issues with the Online form please Contact IDMW Thank you!

Tips for Audition Class Participants:

Don't stress! Have fun! Remember it's a dance class that allows the Director to assess your level, capabilities and potential. It's also a great way for you to see what the Company Director Class & Teaching style is like. This allows both the Student & Director to assess if it's a good fit. So please remember relax and just have fun taking dance class!

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear to the Audition?

Any color Leotard, convertible tights (no bare legs)
Booty shorts may be worn over leotards. NO two piece outfits will be allowed.
Dancers may opt for dance skirts or dance skorts over Leos.

What happens next?

Once you have completed the Audition the Director may select some Audition participants to return for a Callback Audition (no additional class fee)
or Select Audition participants may be invited directly to our Informational meeting and be offered placement with the appropriate Company division.

I wasn’t selected to join an IDMW Dance Company?

If you’re not accepted into one of our Companies for the 2019-2020 Dance Season please be aware there are only so many available openings and there are many factors that go into the decision making process. We would love for you to return for our next Audition!

For all other inquiries regarding our Dance Company Divisions please contact our
Studio & Company Director
Jennifer “Miss Jen” Westphal, MDE by email