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Calling all Hip Hop dancers in 3rd – 12th grade to audition for a brand new hip hop crew, Fierce Elements Dance Company! Fierce Elements Dance Co. is the newest and freshest Hip Hop dance company to come to Lawrence Kansas! Fierce is all about the Funk. This performance based Troupe will not only teach the fundamentals of Funk and Hip Hop styles, students will also learn about Hip Hop culture. The mission of Fierce Elements Dance Co. seeks to provide inspirational performances while enriching the lives of dancers through collaboration and movement.

Dancers are required to audition in order to be considered for the company. Auditions are held at the beginning of the Fall & Winter/Spring Semesters. Company members have the option to commit to one or both semesters. Under the artistic direction of Rauly Duenas, company members will gain technical training in Hip Hop and performance experiences in community and urban settings.

Additional Requirements

Junior and Senior Members must:

  • Be in 3rd – 12th grade
  • Attend 1 Hip Hop class at the Lawrence Arts Center
  • Attend all company weekly rehearsals (1-2 hours per week) and additional rehearsals during performance weeks
  • Be available to perform at scheduled events
  • Participation Fee: $250

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to audition time. Attending the audition is FREE, and no prepared materials are required to audition. Dancers should arrive wearing appropriate dance attire and be ready to move.


Audition date & times:

Sat, January 13

2:00PM: 3rd-6th Grade

2:45PM: 7th-12th Grade


For details, or contact Rauly Duenas at or 707.235.7883.