What is DBC Academy? Our team has placed 1st overall and has brought home scholarships as well as hard-earned first place and first overall trophies from a variety of Dance Competitions. DBC Academy is an award-winning team on a Regional and National level. These auditions are offered to the more serious dancer, who wants to take dancing to the next level. We book 3 competitions in a season, along with conventions and/or local performances. This is offered to ages 4-17 years old. Teams are picked by technique only.  Auditions are free of charge and start at beginner (with no experience) - advanced. Dancers must wear all black and perform instructed dance combos in Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary or Lyrical. Our teams are picked by their individual technique level. 

Mandatory DBC Intensives will be held on August 3rd-6th.

Our academy consists of anywhere from 4 to 6 teams, all created based on age, technique, and performance quality. Competitive dancers will train a minimum of 4-6 hours a week and will compete at least 3 times a year. Being a competitive dancer is a year-long commitment because they train from the beginning of the school year and through the summer until we go to Nationals which is usually in June or July. In the past, our team has traveled for Nationals to locations such as San Antonio, Galveston, and even California. Being a competitive dancer is a serious commitment and a great experience for any young child who desires to become a performer.

*NEW* High School Team 

Mandatory in-studio audition: August 1st @ 2pm

We are introducing a new performance group for the 2020-21 season intended for incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. This performance group is ideal for dancers who have a busy schedule with their high school course load and extracurriculars but desire a higher level of dance and choreography than most public school teams provide. These dancers will only need to attend competitive classes one day a week to learn their routines and are asked to take technique and ballet classes on other days of the week that fit into their schedule. These dancers will compete in jazz, lyrical, and contemporary with the option to add additional competitive classes like hip hop.


Dancers auditioning for the high school team must attend the in-studio audition on August 1st.

Please wear all black dance attire, wear your hair in a bun, and bring all your dance shoes.

They will NOT be participating in the virtual audition.

Please fill out this google form (here) if you plan to attend this audition.

After the google form is completed, we will send an email with the audition application and agreement form that each dancer needs to have filled out and signed before they can audition.


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11530 Manchaca Rd. Unit 1

Austin, Texas 78748


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