How much do most floor routines cost for level 10 and is it really worth flying in someone with a big name or can local dancers do the same or better job cheaper? Just wanted to know what others are doing.
Well when i got my first floor routine, one of our coaches did it. She was a GREAT dancer and found cheography that we liked and fit our personalities too!! The routines she made up for us scored VERY well with the judges. Our parents paid about $200 (i think) maybe less. and that was for everyone. (if u new her or not)
I've heard up to $500. Generally I've only seen a coach fly in and get paid for their routines ( + hotel and food [ I think they managed to drive her around ] ) when said choreographer was going to do quite a few routines. At that level, I can see why someone would do it; but I would still look local if your gym does not have anyone to choreograph that would be suitable. I could also see going to see said choreographer if they were regional and a drive away.
I'm sure you would have to run this through your team program as some might object to it ( especially if they already have someone who does their choreography ).
Thanks for sharing. Our coach wants to fly in someone "famous" for a weekend, put them up in a hotel, for only four girls who need routines at a cost of 1,200 per a routine. He thinks he can require the rest of the team, about 25 to attend a workshop for $50 each to help cover the cost. This seems crazy for a small gym. I think our HC has Bella Syndrome. He truely acts bigger then he is.
Well at least he wants to create a clinic to help pay for it as opposed to expecting you each to write a check for $1200, and a clinic could be useful. Come to think of it though, are you sure it is $1200 per routine or maybe $1200 for all 4 of them?
$1200 per routine is crazy regardless of WHO is choreographing it. I've had routines choreographed from all different types of choreographers, and nobody (even the "famous" ones) charged more than $500 per routine.