Valley Dance Ensemble


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Fall Dance Classes

18 Months-3rd Grade4th Grade-High SchoolAdults

Parent/Tot Creative Movement
Class Description: Move and groove with imagination, fun music, art, and props.  Little dancers will use their bodies to explore over, under, around, and through with the help of their grown-up partner.

Age: 18 months to 3 years

Date and Time: Tuesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 9:40 – 10:15 AM

Cost: $90 

Preschool Creative Movement (A)
Class Description: Dancers discover how to move and stretch their bodies in new ways using rhythm, music, and imaginative improvisation.  They experience skipping, hopping, jumping, changing levels, and simple patterns through space while stimulated by props, stories, art, poetry, and music.

Ages: 3-4 years

Date and Time: Tuesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 10:25 – 11:10 AM

Cost: $90 

Preschool Creative Movement (B)
Class Description: Dancers discover how to move and stretch their bodies in new ways using rhythm, music, and imaginative improvisation.  They experience skipping, hopping, jumping, changing levels, and simple patterns through space while stimulated by props, stories, art, poetry, and music.

Ages: 3-4 years

Date and Time: Tuesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 4:15 – 5:00 PM

Cost: $90 

Kindergarten-1st Grade Creative Movement
Class Description: Dancers will learn balance, control, dynamics, and simple patterns as they strengthen technique as well as skip, gallop, hop, and jump through the space.  Using stories and other props, they will use their bodies to express their ideas and have a blast!

Date and Time: Tuesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 5:15 – 6:00 PM

Cost: $90 

2nd-3rd Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Class Description: Dancers will increase strength and flexibility through balance, body control, dynamics, and simple patterns.  Dancers will apply the elements of dance; space, time, and energy.  They will begin to work in groups to problem solve and express ideas through putting movement patterns together into dance phrases.

Date and Time: Wednesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 4:15 – 5:15 PM

Cost: $90 

*Classes will not meet November 24-28

4th-5th Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
This class is full.  Please call the CVCA ticket office to be added to a waiting list.

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Class Description: Dancers begin to focus on basic modern dance technique, as well as build upon dance combinations to perform in small groups.  They continue to express ideas using space, time, and energy, as well as increase performance skills.

*Concurrent registration with Dance Technique encouraged.  Sign up for either 4-5 Grade Creative/Modern alone OR 4-5 Grade Creative/Modern PLUS Technique for both classes.

Date and Time: Wednesdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Cost: $90 

6th-8th Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Class Description: Dancers will increase strength, flexibility, and balance through warm-up and fun combinations.  Dancers will experience an emphasis in basic modern dance technique and performance skills.  They will experience the creative process of building a dance.

*Concurrent registration with Dance Technique encouraged.  Sign up for either 6-8 Grade Creative/Modern alone OR 6-8 Grade Creative/Modern PLUS Technique for both classes.

Date and Time: Thursdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 4:15 – 5:30 PM

Cost: $90 

High School Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Class Description: Have fun, create dances, increase dance skills and express yourself!  This class will continue to increase strength, flexibility, and balance through technical skills and combinations.  Dancers will work together and express ideas using space, time, and energy, as well as increase performance skills.

*Concurrent registration with Dance Technique encouraged.  Sign up for either High School Creative/Modern alone OR High School Creative/Modern PLUS Technique for both classes.

Date and Time: Thursdays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 5:45 – 7:00 PM

Cost: $90 

4th Grade - High School Dance Technique
*FULL*  Please contact the box office if you wish to be placed on a waiting list.  You may still enroll in a Creative Movement & Modern Dance Class.

Class Description: Emphasizes proper technique focusing on strength, flexibility, and alignment.  Dancers will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and center floor exercises from VDE’s Kirsten Lewis, a company dancer with extensive ballet training.  This class will enhance the creative movement and modern dance experience offered in the other VDE classes.  This class is only offered to dancers concurrently registered for a 4th grade to high school level creative movement and modern dance class.  Tuition for concurrent registration is at a reduced rate

Date and Time: Mondays, Aug 25-Dec 12, 4:30 – 5:30 PM  (No class Labor Day)-see also Creative Movement/Modern Dance classes listed above for those dates & times.

Cost: $140 Price includes a 4th Grade – High School Creative Movement/Modern Dance class AND Dance Technique 

*Classes will not meet November 24-28

Mixed-Level Modern taught by Valley Dance Ensemble Members (rotating)
Class Description: An introduction to modern dance for beginners, emphasizing a variety of styles and techniques. Allows the experienced dancer to refine technical skills and explore the creative process. All experience levels welcome.

Date and Time: Wednesdays, Aug 27-Dec 12, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Cost: $60 for 10 class punch card or $8 per class

Dance Conditioning taught by Suzann Kienast-Brown
Class Description: Be strong, be healthy, have fun! A full-body conditioning class focused on strengthening, toning, flexibility, and alignment. This class incorporates a variety of strengthening and conditioning exercises, barre work, stretching, and more using the principles of dance, pilates, yoga, and other movement forms. Benefit from what dancers know about conditioning their bodies. This class is for everyone, no experience necessary.

Date and Time: Thursdays, Aug 25-Dec 12,  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: $60 for 10 class punch card or $8 per class

*Classes will not meet November 24-28

Additional Information and Instructor Bios at http://www.valleydanceensemble.com/

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The VDE Scholarship Form can be accessed through their website or HERE.

If a class is full: Please contact the CVCA Ticket Office at 435-752-0026 or

email: valleydancers@yahoo.com

if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

 

 

 

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