Valley Dance Ensemble


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Fall 2015: August 24 - December 10
No class Labor Day (Sept 7) and Fall Break (Nov 23-26).

Tuition will increase $10 Sept 15.

18 Months - 1st Grade2nd - 5th Grade6th Grade-High SchoolLimitlessAdults
Parent/Tot Creative Movement

Age: 18 months to 3 years

Date and Time: Tuesdays, 10:00 – 10:40 AM

Cost: $95

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.

Preschool Creative Movement (A)
Ages: 3-5 years

Date and Time: Tuesdays, 10:45 – 11:30 AM

Cost: $95

Class Description: Come and play!  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.

Preschool Creative Movement (B)
Ages: 3-5 years

Date and Time: Thursdays, 2:00-2:45 PM

Cost: $95

Class Description: Come and play!  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.

Kindergarten-1st Grade Creative Movement
Date and Time: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Unicorn Room)

Cost: $95

Class Description: This class focuses on the natural movement of the child, creative problem solving, beginning ballet terminology, and memorizing short dance sequences. Using stories and props, dancers will use their bodies to express their ideas and have a blast!

No shoes required. Please have hair pulled back, leotards or dance shirts and leggings are preferred. Boys may wear t-shirts and shorts or sweats.  There will be an informal performance in the fall (for preschool and up) followed by an exciting performance for the public in April at the Ellen Eccles Theatre.
2nd-3rd Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Date and Time: Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost: $95

Class Description: Dancers will increase strength and flexibility through balance, body control, dynamics, and simple patterns. They will begin to work in groups to problem solve and express ideas through putting movement patterns together into dance phrases. Concurrent registration with Dance Technique encouraged.

4th-5th Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Date and Time: Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Cost: $115

Class Description: Have fun, create dances, increase dance skills and express yourself! This class will continue to increase strength, flexibility, and balance through ballet and modern technique 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.

2nd - 5th Grade Dance Technique
Date and Time: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Cost: $150 *includes both classes

Class Description: For beginning and returning dancers, this class emphasizes proper technique focusing on strength, flexibility, and alignment. Dancers will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and center floor exercises. 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 2nd grade to 5th grade level creative movement and modern dance class. Tuition for concurrent registration is at a reduced rate
Sign up for Dance Technique to register for both Creative Movement/Modern and Dance Technique classes. Concurrent registration required for Dance Technique.

No shoes required. Please have hair pulled back, leotards or dance shirts and leggings are preferred. Boys may wear t-shirts and shorts. There will be an informal performance in the fall followed by an exciting performance for the public in April at the Ellen Eccles Theatre.
6th-7th Grade Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Date and Time: Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Cost: $115

Class Description: Dancers will increase strength, flexibility, and balance through warm-up and dance 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.

8th Grade - High School Creative Movement and Modern Dance
Date and Time: Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Cost: $115

Class Description: Dancers will strengthen flexibility, technique, performance quality, and choreography. Concurrent registration with Dance Technique encouraged.

6th Grade - High School Dance Technique
Date and Time: Mondays, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Cost: $150 *includes both classes

Class Description: This class continues to emphasize proper technique focusing on strength, flexibility, and alignment. Dancers will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and center floor exercises. 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 6th grade to high school level creative movement and modern dance class. Tuition for concurrent registration is at a reduced rate
Sign up for Dance Technique to register for both Creative Movement/Modern and Dance Technique classes. Concurrent registration required for Dance Technique.

No shoes required. Please have hair pulled back, leotards or dance shirts and leggings are preferred. Boys may wear t-shirts and shorts. There will be an informal performance in the fall followed by an exciting performance for the public in April at the Ellen Eccles Theatre.
Limitless Ages 5-11
Date and Time: Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost: $95

Class Description: Come dance with us as we explore art, nature, literature and music!  We will be strengthening large and small motor skills as we express ourselves through movement and most importantly have a whole lot of fun!  Dancers will have opportunities to perform as well!  All abilities welcome.

Limitless Ages 12-Adult
Date and Time: Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Cost: $95

Class Description: Come dance with us as we explore art, nature, literature and music!  We will be strengthening large and small motor skills as we express ourselves through movement and most importantly have a whole lot of fun!  Dancers will have opportunities to perform as well!  All abilities welcome.


Modern Dance and Conditioning

Date & Time: Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Cost: $25 for a 5 class punch card.  Punch cards expire December 10, 2015.

Class Description: Modern dance and conditioning will have something for everyone! We will be using techniques from modern dance, ballet, yoga and pilates to tone and strengthen muscle and prepare the body for movement as well as exploring movement possibilities as we learn and create dance. All skill and experience levels welcome!

Dance conditioning will be taught the 1st and 3rd weeks of the month with movement classes on the 2nd and 4th weeks.

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

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