Valley Dance Ensemble


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Fall 2016: August 29 - December 16

Summer 2016Creative/Modern DanceAdditional Youth Classes

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 Dance

Age: 18 months to 3 years

Date and Time: Wednesdays 10:00-10:45AM

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 Dance
Ages: 3-5 years

Date and Time:

  • Class A Wednesdays 10:50-11:35AM
  • Class B Fridays 3:00-3:45PM

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

Kindergarten-1st Grade Creative Dance
Date and Time:

  • Class A Mondays 4:00-5:00PM in the Classroom
  • Class B Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PM in the Dance Studio

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!

2nd Grade Creative Dance
Date and Time: Thursdays 4:00-5:30PM

Cost: $115

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. 

3rd Grade Creative Dance
Date and Time: Tuesdays 5:00-6:30PM

Cost: $115

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/Modern Dance
Date and Time: Thursdays 5:30-7:00PM

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.

6th-7th Grade Creative/Modern Dance
Date and Time: Fridays 3:45-5:15PM

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 Modern Dance
Date and Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:30PM

Cost: $115

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

Modern Dance for Adults
Date and Time: Thursdays 7:00-8:00PM

Cost: $25 for 5 classes or $5/class

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.

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.

Dance Technique
Date and Time:

  • Beginning Technique Mondays 4:00-5:30PM
  • Intermediate Technique Mondays 5:30-7:00PM

Cost: $175 *includes both Technique and Creative/Modern Dance

Class Description: Level placement will take place first day of dance, August 29th 4:00-5:30.  Dancers enrolled in this class must also be registered for a creative/modern dance class.  This class is for dancers looking to have more dance experience during the week.   For grades 2-High School.

Valley Dance Ensemble Jr. Company
Date and Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:30PM

Cost: $175 *includes both Jr. Company and Technique classes

Class Description: New this year!  Jr. Company for dancers who want to challenge their creativity and study of Modern dance.  This class accepts dancers by audition only.  Auditions will be held August 29th 4:00-5:30 2nd floor of the Bullen Center.  Dancers enrolled in this class must also enroll for a Technique Class.  Register for Creative/Modern Dance PLUS Technique for your age group to audition for this class.

Limitless: Creative Dance for Children with Special Needs
Date and Time: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00PM

Cost: $95

Class Description: This class is for dancers with special needs, ages 5-12.  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.

Pro-rating is not available.  Anyone who registers after September 9th will be required to pay a $10 late fee.

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.

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