2018-19 Young Dance Programming
YOUNG DANCE CLASSES
Classes run September through May. Young Dance has an open enrollment policy.
Young Dance offers modern dance technique, ballet, improvisation, world dance, and choreographic skills for any BODY. Students of all levels and backgrounds enjoy our collaborative and creative approach to dance! Young Dance is committed to making dance accessible to all interested participants.
Our academic year programming runs September 6, 2018 through May 17, 2019. All of our classes are taught by professional artists and dance educators with post secondary degree education. Three performances are scehduled during the academic school year for classes to participate in. These are the Fall Round Up, Pasta Promenade, and Spring Round Up. These performances showcase what the students have been working on in their classes.
*Dance Together participants will have an in-class celebration scheduled the last day of each session. Dance Together classes are scheduled for 3 shorter sessions throughout the academic school year. Session dates listed under Dance Together heading.
- Classes begin Thursday September 6, 2018
- Fall Break: Classes will not be held Thursday Oct. 18 - Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 - BREAK
- Annual Pasta Promenade FRIEND-raising dinner and student performances, Date TBA - PERFORMANCE AND EVENT
- Thanksgiving Holiday: Classes will not be held Monday Nov. 19- Saturday Nov. 24, 2018 - BREAK
- Fall Round Up! and Potluck, Saturday December 15, 2:00p.m. Location: TBA - PERFORMANCE
- Holiday Break: Monday December 17- Friday January 4, 2019 - BREAK
- Winter Break: No classes held Saturday February 16- 18th - BREAK
- Spring Break: Classes will not be held Saturday March 30 - Friday April 5, 2019 - BREAK
Spring Round UP! Saturday May 18, 11:00 a.m. Location: TBA - PERFORMANCE
Step One: View LIST OF CLASSES AND SCHEDULE
Step Two: Complete the REGISTRATION FORM
Step Three: TUITION AND PAYMENT INFORMATION
PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES LISTED BY AGE:
1-3 years: Dance Together
3-5 years: Creative Movement One
5-7 years: Creative Movement Two
7-9 years: Level One Modern, Ballet, Boys Get Movin', All Abilities Level One, Choreography, Company
9-11 years: Level Two Modern, Ballet, Boys Get Movin', World Dance, All Abilities Level One, Choreography, Company
11-14 years: Level Three Modern, Contemporary Technique Studies, World Dance, All Abilities Level Two, Choreography, Company
14- 18 years: Level Four Modern, Contemporary Technique Studies, World Dance, All Abilities Level Two, Choreography, Company
18 and older: All Abilities Level Two
Ages: 1-3 with caregiver (crawlers and walkers welcome)
Children and their caregivers discover the joys of movement through movement games, stories, and songs. More Information
Session I: Friday September 7- Friday December 14
Session II: Wednesday January 9- Friday May 17
Wednesday 5:15-6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Dance Together - Spring Session Only
Saturday 10:00-10:45 a.m. (Session dates:)
All Abilities Level Two
Ages: 11 and Older
Through partnering skills this class will emphasize communication, collaboration, and performance.
Thursday 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Instruction to West African, Afro/Brazilian, and Indian American Dance. (Taught by Guest Faculty)
Wednesday 6:15-7:15 p.m.
This class will introduce students to both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisation, creation activities, and discussion tools to make a dance. Students will have an opportunity to present their own dance pieces in the final school or company performance.
Saturday 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Location: Cowels Center for Dance, Room: 2B