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Hollywood Dance Invitational
“A Star-Studded Dance Experience”

Join us for the 2017 Hollywood Dance Invitational!
December 27-30, 2017

KAR is excited to present a NEW invite-only event for dancers who would like to explore the endless career opportunities on the West Coast. The Hollywood Dance Invitational will provide dancers the opportunity to take master classes and immerse into the commercial dance, film, and television industry in Los Angeles. The event will take place in December of 2017 and will be an exciting and innovative way for dancers to connect with and learn from some of the most renowned professionals in the industry.

Our master teachers and choreographers are carefully selected based on their ability to work with dancers of all ages and dance experience. Their expertise will raise each dancer's overall onstage performance and allow for a continued development throughout their dance training.

Discover the magical world of performance opportunities with Disney. Experience an audition like no other – The group will learn and rehearse choreography from a live Disney production. A choreographer and Disney performer will provide valuable advice on how to land jobs as professional dancers.

Visit Universal Studios Hollywood - go behind the scenes at the world's largest movie studio and Theme Park. You will be immersed into the past, present and future of Universal's Backlot.

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"A Star-Studded Dance Experience"

December 27
Arrival to Los Angeles, CA

  • 9:30am - 11:30am Arrive in Los Angeles!

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  • 11:30am - 1pm Check-in to the Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City

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  • Master Class and Introduction to "Show Business" Workshop
  • 1pm - 2pm Welcome Dinner and Reception

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  • 2pm - 3:30pm Free Time - Independent sight-seeing at Universal CityWalk.

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December 28
Millennium Dance Workshops & Photo Shoot

  • 11:30am - 1pm Master Class Workshops at Millennium

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  • 1pm - 2pm Group Luncheon

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  • 9:30am - 11:30am Photoshoot for the 2018 KAR/Rainbow Merch Campaign

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December 29
Disney Audition Workshop and Universal Studios

  • 9:30am - 11:30am Disney Dance Audition Workshop

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  • Cruise Ship Dance Audition Workshop
  • Universal VIP Backlot Tour - behind the scenes tour to closed sets, working sound stages, and the incredible prop warehouse
  • 11:30am - 1pm Free Time – Explore Universal Studios Hollywood

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December 30
Departure Day

  • 9:30am - 11:30am Farewell Breakfast

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  • 11:30am - 1pm Departure day is free for independent shopping and sightseeing

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  • 1pm - 2pm Hotel check out by 12 noon

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HDI Dancer

Chaperones and Family

$1,495
Double Room
$1,345
Double Room
$1,345
Triple Room
$1,200
Triple Room
$1,275
Quad Room
$1,150
Quad Room
  • 4 days/3 night accommodations at the Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City
  • Welcome Dinner and Reception
  • Motivating Guest Speakers
  • 1 Group Luncheon
  • Inspiring Master Class Workshops
  • One on one class instruction at Millennium Dance Complex
  • Exclusive meeting and Q&A with a leading Los Angeles Dance Agent
  • Disney audition workshop
  • Cruise Ship audition workshop
  • 1 day park admission ticket to Universal Studios Hollywood, includes VIP backlot tour
  • Farewell Breakfast
  • All Hollywood Dance Invitational apparel
  • Professional Event Staff

New for 2017 HDI will be visiting Universal Hollywood! – Universal is located walking distance from the host hotel.

Each registered dancer will receive 1 ticket to Universal Studios - VIP Experience.

The VIP Experience will include:

Exclusive Backlot Access – You Never Know Who You Might See!

  • Tour the movie industry’s busiest movie sets in a special trolley and explore locations closed to the general public
  • Your expert VIP guide will immerse you in the past, present and future of Universal’s Backlot – hear inside stories about the making of famous movies and TV shows

Exclusive Theme Park Benefits for a Completely Hassle-Free Day

  • Unlimited Front of Line access to all rides and attractions as your VIP Guide escorts you to the best seats at our breathtaking shows
  • Begin your day in our exclusive VIP Lounge with refreshments
  • Savor a gourmet lunch in our private VIP dining room, prepared by Universal’s very own executive chef

Parents and additional guests can purchase the following ticket options:

VIP Experience $399 per guest (Price subject to change - limited availability)

General Admission Ticket w/ 1 Time Front of the Line Pass - Price is $250 for ages 3 and above (price subject to change)

General Admission Ticket - Price is $112 for ages 11 and above, $108 for ages 3-11 (price subject to change)

* Flight costs are not not included.

Register to attend the 2017 Hollywood Dance Invitational

Register!