Company Schedule

Company members attend their level dance class during the week, and Saturday rehearsal. Saturday rehearsal takes place at the Cowles Center for Dance, 528 Hennepin Avenue Suite 205, Minneapolis. Visit our Registration Page to sign up for the Young Dance Company.

2016-17 Season Schedule

Session I Classes begin: Thursday September 8, 2016
Company Rehearsals begin: Saturday September 10, 2016
Pre-Season Family Picnic and Meeting: Saturday September 17, 2016 (after rehearsal)
Spring Concert Family Meeting: March 18 and March 25, 2017 (choose one date)
 

Level One:


Class Enrollment: Level One Modern Dance
When: Thursday 4:45-5:45 p.m.
LocationCenter for Performing Arts
 
Rehearsal
When: Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance

Ages: 7-9 (grades 2-3)

Level Two: 


Class Enrollment: Level Two Modern Dance
When: Tuesday 5:30-7:15 p.m.
Location: Center for Performing Arts
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance

Ages: 9-11 (grades 4-5)

   

 

Level Three:


Class Enrollment: Level Three Modern Dance
When: Tuesday 5:45-7:30 p.m.
LocationCenter for Performing Arts
Additional Class Recommendations: Modern Technique Intensive, Movement Performance Studies, All Abilities Level Two
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance

Ages: 11-14 (grades 6-8)

Level Four:


Class Enrollment: Level Four Modern Dance
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
LocationBarton Open School
Additional Class Recommendations: Modern Technique Intensive, Movement Performance Studies, All Abilities Level Two
 
Rehearsal
When:  Saturday 11:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center for Dance

Ages: 14-18 (grades 9-12)

OPTIONAL CLASSES:

We strongly recommend that Level Three and Four company dancers take at least one of these additional classes. Modern Technique Intensive, Movement Performance Studies, All Abilities Level Two TO REGISTER

Modern Technique Intensive 


Ages: 11-18

Tuesday 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Location: Center for Performing Arts

Comprehensive instruction of Modern Dance technique: Alignment, Momentum, Shape, and Breath. An in-depth exploration of floor work and locomotive phrases. This class focuses on technique and skill building

Movement Performance Studies


Ages: 11-18

Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Location: Cowles Center for Dance, 2B

Body and Mind, Embodied Performance: Sept. 10-Oct. 29 (Class will not be held Oct. 22)

Hatha Yoga Flow: Nov. 5 - Dec. 17 (Class will not be held Nov. 29)

Body Positive Ballet: Jan 7- March 4 (Class will not be held Jan. 14 and Feb. 18)

Modern Dance Fundamentals: March 11- May 6 (Class will not be held March 25 and April 1)

This class offers different perspectives and movement practices allowing students to gain body awareness, strength, flexibility, body control, deepen performance skills, develop dance knowledge, and ultimately become a more full mover through cross curricular training. Each genre will be presented through a body positive, somatic lens. The different practices offered are Body Mind Centering, Hatha yoga Flow, Body Positive Ballet and Modern Dance Fundamentals. An individual can register for one segment or the full year.

All Abilities Level Two


Ages: 10 and Older

Thursday 5:00-6:15 p.m.

Location: Barton Open School

Through partnering skills this class will emphasize communication, collaboration, and performance.

Choreography Class – facilitated by Justin Jones
Saturdays 1:45-2:45 at the Cowles Center for Dance
This will be a time period to focus on choreography by company members.

 

Company Documents

2016-17 Enrollment Packet

2016-2017 Online Forms (Dancer Information FormCode of ConductMedia Release, and Family Volunteer Form)

 

Company Tuition

Tuition includes both class and rehearsal, and is priced for the year, September-May.

Level One:
Level Two:
Level Three and Level Four:
Modern Intensive Classes:
 
Tuition payment due dates: September 15, January 15, and April 15
 
You may pay by check or online through Paypal. 
Make checks payable to Young Dance.
Mailing Address (Mailbox): 
Young Dance
3754 Pleasant Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Visit the Registration Page for Payment Options