Adult Ballet with Sachi Miyashi This class is for both new and returning dancers. If you’ve always wanted to learn something new, or if you are looking to get back to an old activity, this class will focus on the basics of ballet technique, with an emphasis on proper alignment, musicality and fluidity of movement. The class will have barre and centre components, as well as across the floor progressions. This is a full year program designed to develop skills safely for your body over a longer period of time. No experience necessary, all levels welcome.
Mondays – 7:00 to 8:15pm - First class is September 11th, 2017 $590.62 for a full year (includes GST)
Adult Contemporary January 24- March 14, 2018 (8 sessions) - $126.00 (includes GST)
April 4 - May 23, 2018 (8 sessions - Wednesday's) - $126.00 (includes GST) with MC Boucher *NEW New to the Yukon, Marie-Christine is a graduate from the contemporary dance program at Concordia University in Montreal. She has been teaching jazz and contemporary for over 8 years. She has been taught at Studio Danse Montreal and Kootenay Danceworks before coming to the Yukon. Her choreography "Plenty of fish" at Kelowna dance festival won first place with Kootenay Danceworks. She is also a cabaret dancer and singer. Her class is 50% technique based, release and floor word. The other 50% is base on improve and movement creativity.
Wednesdays – 6:00 to 7:00pm
Adult Hip Hop with Mellisa Murray This class is for both new and returning dancers. If you’ve always wanted to learn something new, or if you are looking to get back to an old activity, this class will focus on the basics of hip hop, grooves, isolations and other hip hop styles such as house, locking, waacking and more. This is a sessional program, with sessions running from: January 25- March 15, 2018 (8 sessions) - $126.00 (includes GST)
Thursdays – 6:00 to 7:00pm
Classic Jazz with Dale Cooper Rooted in ballet technique, this class will teach you the bases of jazz dance. Based on the ex-ballerina founders of Les Ballets Jazz, Classic Jazz will have components of a ballet warm-up, focusing on posture and alignment. Across the floor progressions and choreography will be Luigi jazz based, with precise, controlled lines, and Broadway sass and style. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. This is a sessional program, with sessions running from: January 4- March 15th, 2018 (no class February 1st or 8th) - $163.01 (includes GST)
Thursdays – 7:00 to 8:15pm
Classic Tease with Rebecca Reynolds Rebecca Reynolds of Velvet Antler Productions will lead you through this introductory showgirl class. During this progressive 8-week session, you will learn basic footwork, while focusing on poise and performance, while workin it in your favourite heels. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. Will be taught as a beginner course. This is a sessional program, with sessions running from: January 8- March 5, 2018 (no class February 19th) - $126.00 (includes GST)
Mondays – 6:30 to 7:45pm
Sassy Malassy with Allyn Walton Allyn Walton is a guest artist with Velvet Antler Productions and is very excited to bring her cabaret experience to you in this intermediate level class. Building off the foundational steps of jazz technique, this class will have a more contemporary feel, while introducing you to floor work. All levels welcome, but movement experience would be an asset. Mondays – 7:45 to 9:00pm **Not being offered during the winter 2018 session**
Heels 'n' Feels with Kate Fitzgerald Kate Fitzgerald of Velvet Antler Productions will help you feel sexy, confident and fabulous in your favourite pair of high heels. In this sultry intermediate level class, you’ll progress through various footwork patterns, as well as floor work essentials. The focus will be on releasing inhibitions through more challenging choreography. Some dance experience is recommended, but all levels are welcome. This is a sessional program, with sessions running from: January 11th- March 8th, 2018 (no class February 22nd) - $126.00 (includes GST)
Thursdays – 7:45 to 9:00pm
Classic Peel with Mme Chérie Coquette Mme Chérie Coquette is a guest artist with Velvet Antler Productions. As she takes a break from the stages of Montreal, Mme Chérie’s looking to help you heat up during the Yukon’s long winter nights. While learning the classic art of the Burlesque Peel, you will also be introduced to the costuming, sexy dialog, witty remarks, and entertaining skits that made these performances so much more than just a classy striptease. You’ll need your favourite pair of heels, but all other props will be provided. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. This is a sessional program, with sessions running from: January 12th- March 9th, 2018 (no class February 23rd) - $126.00 (includes GST)