Valley Dance Ensemble


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Winter 2017: January 9 - April 29

Youth Creative/Modern DanceDance for Adults/CompanySummer Dance Camp
Parent/Tot Creative Dance 18mos-3 years

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
Ages: 3-5 years

Date and Time:

  • Class A Wednesdays 9:00-9:45AM
  • 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.

LIMITLESS: Creative Dance for Children with Special Needs Ages 5-12

Date and Time: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00PM

Cost: $95

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.

Kindergarten-1st Grade Creative Dance
Date and Time:

  • Class A Mondays 4:30-5:30PM 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!

ADD ON: Dance Technique for 2nd Grade-High School

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 Classes

Class Description: This class is for dancers looking to have more dance experience during the week.  Register for Creative/Modern Dance PLUS Technique for your age group.  Meet Monday 4:00-5:30PM if you are not sure which class to attend.

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 – FULL (Call to be added onto the waiting list.  A new class may open up if there’s enough interest. 435-554-7065.)

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.

Valley Dance Ensemble Jr. Company for 8th Grade-High School

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.  Dancers enrolled in this class must also enroll for a Technique Class.  Register for 8th Grade-High School Creative/Modern Dance PLUS Technique to audition for this group.

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.

Company Auditions

September 28, 2016 at 7 PM

Now’s your chance! Auditions for our adult performing company will be held on September 28th. We rehearse Wednesdays from 6-9, and as a member of our performing company, the community class on Thursday is free! We perform in the Ellen Eccles Theater every April, with select performance opportunities offered throughout the year. As part of our company you will have the chance to work with guest choreographers, as well as choreograph your own pieces if interested.

Modern Dance for Adults

Date and Time: Thursdays 7:00-8:00PM

Cost: $5/class (cash/check)

Need a little movement in your life? Our adult classes are the answer! These classes are for adults ages 18+ with varied experience. Whether you danced 20 years ago or last week, you are welcome to drop-in and see if we are the right fit for you. Our classes are only $5 (cash or check only), and no registration is required! All classes are held at Cache Valley Center for the Arts (43 S Main, next to the Ellen Eccles Theatre), on the second floor. We dance bare foot and invite you to wear whatever you feel comfortable moving in.

In all our classes, the primary goals are to enjoy movement and expression, get a workout, and to discover new and interesting ways to communicate through the art of dance.

Winter Session

Thursdays 7:00-8:00 PM

  • January 12: Taught by Tessa Evans
  • January 19: Taught by Marina Wagner
  • January 26: Taught by Marina Wagner
  • February 2: Taught by Amy Nelson
  • February 9: Taught by Amy Nelson
  • February 16: Taught by Maegan Olsen
  • February 23: Taught by Maegan Olsen
  • March 2: Taught by Lori Caley
  • March 9: Taught by Lori Caley
  • March 16: Taught by Katie Anderson
  • March 23: Taught by Hayley Christiansen
  • March 30: Taught by Lauren Hansen
  • April 13: Taught by Bethany Faux
  • April 20: Taught by Bethany Faux

DANCING ART

Dive into a picture and make it move!  Dancers will learn about an artist and share their discoveries through dance.  We will perform at Summerfest June 15, 11 AM.

Dates:  June 12-14 with a June 15 performance

Location: Bullen Center 2nd floor, 43 S Main, Logan

  • Preschool (ages 3-5) 10-11am $45
  • K-1st Grade 10-11am $45
  • 2nd-3rd Grade 11am-12:30pm $60
  • 4th-5th Grade 11am-12:30pm $60
  • 6th-7th Grade 11am-12:30pm $60
  • 8th Grade-High School 12:30pm-2pm $60

Class level based on school year just completed.

 

VDE Scholarships are available when you register. A $30 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration when applying for a VDE scholarship. Your application is due the by the second class of the session. You will receive a letter of acceptance/denial by the fifth week of the session, or two weeks after your application is received in the case of late registration. A new application is required for each session where assistance is requested.
Pro-rating is not available.

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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