Spring is Performance Season and Hawkins has more shows on tap than in any other year!
All shows will be held on the newly constructed Hawkins Outdoor Performance Stage. Tickets are limited, but there are enough shows scheduled to ensure you get a great seat.
Spring is Performance Season and Hawkins has more shows on tap than in any other year! With Covid-19 safety as a priority, all shows will be held on the newly constructed outdoor stage. Tickets are limited, but there are enough shows scheduled to ensure you get a great seat.
Students enrolled in dance, musical theater, acrobatics and vocals classes have the opportunity to work with their teachers and choreographers to bring a showpiece to the stage.
Taking the Class
to the Stage
Students of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to perform in a real theater with a live audience
Typically, Hawkins Showcase is held in multiple shows at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Center at the conclusion of the school season in mid-June. In 2021, the shows will be performed on the Hawkins Outdoor Performance Stage. Prior to general public sales, tickets are allocated and available to families. Individual and group photos, as well as performance videos may be offered as well.
Hawkins Performing Companies & Troupes
For a more serious dancer or performer, Hawkins Companies and Troupes combine more advanced technique, choreography and time commitment, and offer additional performance opportunities. They have their own audition process, and additional classes dedicated to their artistic development. For the 2020-2021 season, Hawkins will have the following:
Hawkins Classical and Contemporary Ballet Company
Hawkins Contemporary Jazz Company
Hawkins Tap Company
Modern Dance (MODt) Troupe
Adrenaline Rush Hip Hop Troupe
Delayed Reaction Hip Hop Troupe
Musical Theater Troupe
Auditions typically are held in the Spring for the following season. More information on auditions for the 2021-2022 season can be found HERE.
If you have additional questions or inquiries please contact the appropriate artistic director of the specific company or troupe.
While all the companies offer advanced-level training and performances, the Hawkins Contemporary Jazz Company (HCJC) also offers a pre-professional track where dancers have unique opportunities to work outside Hawkins with industry professionals and the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Company (SCDT). The Pre-Professional level has an additional set of audition requirements and is reserved for those who demonstrate technical and artistic competence, as well as an additional commitment.