Valley Dance Ensemble


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Fall 2016: August 29 - December 15

Summer 201618 Months - 1st Grade2nd - 5th Grade6th Grade-High SchoolLimitless

Dance into Summer!

Date & Time: June 13-16, Monday-Thursday

Preschool (3-5 years & potty trained): 10-11AM $45

Kindergarten-1st Grade: 10-11AM $45

2nd-3rd Grade: 11-12:30PM $60

4th-5th Grade: 11-12:30PM $60

6th-8th Grade: 11-12:30PM $60

High School: 1-2:30PM $60

Class Description: Dancers will perform at Summerfest on Thursday, June 16.  Classes will meet on the 2nd floor of the Bullen Center.  Enroll in the grade you just completed in May.

Technique Class

Date & Time: June 1-July 27, Wednesdays 7-8pm

Cost: $5 per class paid to teacher.  No registration required.

Class Description:  This class is open to incoming 8th graders and up (including adults).  All experience levels welcome!  Valley Dance Ensemble teachers will rote through and offer a variety of movement experiences in this combined dance technique class.

Parent/Tot Creative Movement

Age: 18 months to 3 years

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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

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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.  Children must be 3 by Sept 1 and potty trained.

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

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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.  Children must be 3 by Sept 1 and potty trained.

Kindergarten-1st Grade Creative Movement
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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
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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
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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.

Beginning Dance Technique
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Cost: $ *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 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.  The first two weeks of class will be observed by the teacher and dancers may be invited to change levels according to their ability and experience.

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

Intermediate Dance Technique
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Cost: $ *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 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.  The first two weeks of class will be observed by the teacher and dancers may be invited to change levels according to their ability and experience.

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 exciting performance for the public in April at the Ellen Eccles Theatre.
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Class Description: This class is for dancers with special needs.  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.

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

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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.

Pro-rating is not available.  Enrollment after January 22 is not available.  Check back for VDE’s summer program and fall 2016 classes if you miss the deadline.

 

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