WhO is the diamond co.?

The Diamond Dancers are celebrated as Chicago's principle all-girl dance team. Our mission is to help advance our girls to be confident, courageous and ambitious young women while emphasizing and uniquely interpreting various styles of dance. We are adept in raising the morale and expectations for urban youth by exhibiting their talents and inspiring our audiences through dance. Our style: an embodiment of HBCU dance, hip-hop, jazz and contemporary.

 

We are looking for young women, ages 13+ (adults welcome) to join the Diamond Dancers and girls ages 7-12 to join Our Precious Diamonds (OPD). 

Why Join?

Becoming a Diamond Dancer will expose you to technical dance training from experienced professionals and collegiate dancers, performance opportunities, mentoring and more! All of these services are offered to our Diamonds at a very affordable rate!


Benefits of the Company

  • Weekly classes/rehearsals

  • Exposure to various events

  • Out-of-state trips

  • Mentorship

  • Company merchandise

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Is there an audition or tryout required to make the team? No. We do not audition candidates for the Diamond Dancers. All are welcome and no one will be turned away. During our Open Registration Event(s), we simply categories potential members into groups that will allow us to see who needs more help/training than others. No previous dance training required.

  • What fees are associated with being a member of the team? All members of the team pay a tuition of $85 a month (reduced during virtual training period). This tuition covers professional training in Hip-Hop, Turns & Technique, & HBCU Dance per week, rehearsal time, performance & exposure opportunities, and a variety of other benefits. 

  • Will uniforms cost extra? Through the Buck Out Foundation, we will work to fundraise for uniforms, travel, and scholarship opportunities! Fundraisers can also be utilized to pay tuition fees.

Become a Member

join our company virtually:​

 

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the orders of Ohio Governor, Buck Out Cleveland Dance Studio is currently closed to in-person instruction. During this time of uncertainty, we’ve developed ways to engage with not only our current members but recruit interested new members and conduct training virtually! Click below to register online and receive an automated email with further instructions on how to reserve your place in our company. 

 

Benefits of Virtual Learning:

  • Live interactive virtual instruction

  • Video playback for continuous study

  • Scheduled 1-on-1 private video feedback with Directors

  • Intimate team bonding and conversations

  • Preparation for Summer and Fall performances

 

Register now for $25 and receive waived April tuition and 50% off the usual tuition fee during the virtual training period (opportunity available to local, Cleveland-area dancers only).