Who are the TDS Youth Companies?

TDS Youth Companies are for dancers interested in additional performance opportunities, taking their technique to the next level, and having lots of fun in a supportive team atmosphere. TranscenDance Studios is home to youth companies Hip Hop TransFuzion, Jazz TransAxion, TransRhythm Tap and Acro Team, as well as apprentice companies HHTF2, JTA2, TRT2, Acro Team 2; TDS Minis (jazz/hip hop/tap), Acro Minis; and TDS Petites, our youngest company. 

Companies are under the direction of Cait Jones. The Acro Team/Acro Team 2 and Acro Minis are under the technical and choreographic direction of Stacy Anderson. Hip Hop TransFuzion/HHTF2 and TDS Petites are under the technical and choreographic direction of Trinity Dent.

TranscenDance Studios in residence at EF Body Works
711 Madison Street • Oak Park, IL 60302 • Ph: 773.944.5352 • info@TranscenDanceStudios.com
Dance classes and performance companies...transcending the norm! 
We teach, perform, or participate in...

Local School Events:
Beye Elementary Health Fair
Brooks Middle School 8th Grade Dance
Julian Middle School 8th Grade Dance
Mann Elementary Girl's Choice Dance

Competitions (past or present):
Applause Talent Competition
Energy Dance Competition
Headliners Talent Competition
Kids Artistic Review
Nexstar Talent Competition
Starbound Talent Competition
Talent On Parade 
VIP Dance Competition

Local Events:
Art Dans La Rue by Downtown Oak Park
Birthday Parties
CHRP Winter Tap Jamboree
CHRP Rhythm World Summer Festival
DanceFest at Great America
"Fame" movie promotion at Lakes Theater
McDonnald's Thanksgiving Day Parade on State St.
OakTober Fest by Downtown Oak Park
Oak Park Independence Day Parade
Oak Park Public Library Classes
Reggio McLaughlin's Nuttapper
Relay For Life at Elmwood Park High School
Tap-o-ling on Lake Street
TranscenDance Studios Recitals

Youth Ensembles
Book Us!

A TDS Dance Company is available for your next corporate event, promotional video, fashion show, birthday party, school event, or  fundraiser!  



For booking information, contact 
caitjones@transcendancestudios.com 
Our Mission

TDS Youth Companies are dedicated to promoting and presenting dance to the public through performance, production, and educational opportunities, as well as further innovation of the art form, to carry the dance community into a new generation. We strive to transcend the norm.

2017-2018 Season Company Audition Schedule – SEPTEMBER 16



AGES 5-6
TDS Petites - 3:15-4:30 PM

AGES 7-10
TDS Minis – 2:00-3:15 PM
Acro Minis – 12:45-2:00 PM

AGES 10-19
Acro Team/Acro 2 – 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Hip Hop TransFuzion/HHTF2 – 4:30-5:45 PM 
Jazz TransAxion/JTA2 – 5:45-7:00 PM 
TransRhythm Tap/TRT2 – 7:00-8:15 PM



If you plan to audition, enroll in required classes now. 
See the Audition Info & Season Policy booklet for information and required forms.​




​(Includes required audition forms)


Register for Auditions Here