Young Dance Company:

Schedule and Tuition Costs

Company members attend designated weekly classes, and Saturday rehearsal. Saturday rehearsal takes place at the Cowles Center for Dance, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Room 2B. 

 

2018-19 Important Dates:

Classes begin: Thursday September 6, 2018
Rehearsals begin: Saturday September 8, 2018
Family Picnic and Meeting: Saturday September 15, 2018 (after rehearsal)
Pasta Promenade: Saturday October 27, 2019, 3:00-7:30 p.m.
Fall Round Up: Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Mandatory Spring Concert Parent Meeting: March 23 & April 13, 2019 (only one meeting is necessary to attend)
Spring Concert Technical Rehearsals: Monday - Thursday, April 22-24, 2019
School Matinee Shows: Thursday April 25, 2019
Intersect, Spring Concert at the Lab Theater:  April 26 & 27, 2019
Spring Round Up: Saturday May 18, 2019, 11:00 a.m.
 

Modern Level One:


Ages: 7-9 (grades 2-3)
Class Enrollment: Level One Modern Dance
When: Monday 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Tuesday 5:00-6:00 p.m. (a dancer only needs to register for one section)
LocationCenter for Performing Arts, Chapel Room
 
Rehearsal
When: Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance, Chapel Room
 
Additional Class Recommendation: Ballet
 

Modern Level Two: 


Ages: 9-11 (grades 4-5)
Class Enrollment: Level Two Modern Dance
When: Tuesday 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: Center for Performing Arts
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance, Chapel Room
 
Additional Class Recommendation: Ballet, World Dance, All Abilities Level Two
 
 

Modern Level Three:


Ages: 11-14 (grades 6-8)
Class Enrollment: Level Three Modern Dance
When: Tuesday 5:15-7:15 p.m.
LocationCenter for Performing Arts, Sunroom
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance
 
Additional Class Recommendation: World Dance, All Abilities Level Two, Technique Studies 
 

Modern Level Four:


Ages: 14-18 (grades 9-12)
Class Enrollment: Level Four Modern Dance
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
LocationCalhoun Building, 711 West Lake St. Mpls. Suite #308
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance
 
Additional Class Recommendation: World Dance, All Abilities Level Two, Technique Studies
 
 

Additional Classes

We strongly recommend that Level Two, Three, and Four company dancers take at least one of the following additional classes outside of their Modern class.  TO REGISTER

 

Ballet (from a body-positive, somatic perspective)


Ages: 7-11
Day/Time: Monday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Center for Performing Arts, Chapel Room
Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination will be taught with an emphasis on body-positive awareness to skill building, flexibility and coordination. Students will be introduced to spatial awareness, musicality, steps, and alignment particular to performing ballet technique.

 

World Dance


Ages: 9-18
Day/Time: Wednesday 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Location: Center for Performing Arts, Chapel Room
Instruction in West African, Afro-Brazilian, Contemporary Indian Dance, and Street Dance Forms: Hip-Hop, and Voguing (European styles). The class will rotate instruction and be taught by guest faculty from Duniya Drum & Dance, Contempo Physical Dance, Ananya Dance Theater, and Scott Stafford. 
 

All Abilities Dancing Two


Ages: 11 and Older
Day/Time: Thursday 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Calhoun Building, 711 West Lake St. Mpls. Suite #308
Participants develop skilss of improvisation, partnering, and choreography with an emphasis on communication, collaboration, and performance.

 

Contemporary Technique Studies


Ages: 11 and Older
Day/Time: Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Room 2B
This class focuses on the comprehensive instruction of Contemporary Ballet and Modern Dance technique: Alignment, Momentum, Shape, and Breath. An in-depth exploration of floor work and locomotive phrases will be explored, as well as, technique and skill building.

 

Choreography


Ages: 8 and Older
Day/Time: Saturday 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Room 2B
This class will introduce students to both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn dance-making through improvisation, activities, and discussion.
 

Enrollment Documents

Company enrollment documents consist of: 

1.) Filling out the Online Enrollment form - specific to company members.

2.) Reading through the enrollment packet conaining important details about the season and calendar.

3.) Understanding the tuition schedule and deciding on a tuition payment arrangement. .

Company Documents:

Company Tuition

Tuition includes both class and rehearsal, and is priced for the year, September-May.
 
Level One: $882
Level Two: $1071
Level Three and Level Four: $1260
Additional Classes (Ballet, All Abilities Dancing, World Dance, Contemporary Technique Studies): $300 for the hour class, for the season. 

Deposit Payment

Deposit


Tuition Payment

Tuition balances can be divided into three payments, and are due: September 15th, December 15th, and March 15th

  • Tuition Balances are due by March 15th, 2019. A fee of 10% of the remaining balance will be added to any account that is not paid in full by March 15, 2019
  • Tuition can be paid by check or online through Paypal. 
  • Make checks payable to Young Dance, 3754 Pleasant Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55409

 

Spring Concert: DVD/USB Payment

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