Young Dance Company

Company members attend designated weekly classes, and Saturday rehearsal. 

Schedule and Tuition Costs

2020-21 Important Dates:

Classes begin: 
Rehearsals begin: 
Family Season Kickoff Information Meeting: 
Pasta Promenade: 
Fall Round Up: 
Mandatory Spring Concert Parent Meeting:
Choreography Showing: 
Spring Concert Technical Rehearsals:
School Matinee Shows: 
Homecoming, Spring Concert at the Lab Theater: 
Spring Round Up: 
 

Level One Company:


Ages: 7-9 (grades 2-3)
Class Enrollment: Modern 1
When: 
Rehearsal: 
Additional Class Recommendation:
Ballet, Choreography
 

Level Two Company: 


Ages: 9-11 (grades 4-5)
Class Enrollment: Modern 2
When: 
Rehearsal: 
Additional Class Recommendation:
Ballet, World Dance, Hip Hop, Choreography, All Abilities Dancing Two
 
 

Level Three Company:


Ages: 11-14 (grades 6-8)
Class Enrollment: Modern 3
When: 
Rehearsal: 
Additional Class Recommendation:
Ballet, World Dance, Hip Hop, Choreography, All Abilities Dancing Two, Contemporary Technique Studies 
 

Level Four Company:


Ages: 14-18 (grades 9-12)
Class Enrollment: Modern 4, Modern 5
When: 
Rehearsal: 
Additional Class Recommendation:
Ballet, World Dance, Hip Hop, Choreography, All Abilities Dancing Two, Contemporary Technique Studies
 
 

Additional Classes

We strongly recommend that Level Two, Three, and Four company dancers take at least one of the following additional classes outside of their fundamental Modern class.  TO REGISTER
 

Ballet (from a body-positive, somatic perspective)


Ages: 7-11
Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination will be taught with an emphasis on body-positive awareness to skill building, flexibility and coordination. Students will be introduced to spatial awareness, musicality, steps, and alignment particular to performing ballet technique.
 

World Dance


Ages: 11-18
Instruction in Haitian, West African, Contemporary Indian Dance. The class will rotate instruction and be taught by Djenane Saint Juste of Afoutayi Dance, Whitney McClusky of Duniya Drum & Dance, and Kealoha Ferreira of Ananya Dance Theater.
 

All Abilities Dancing 1 & 2


Ages: 11 and Older
Participants develop skilss of improvisation, partnering, and choreography with an emphasis on communication, collaboration, and performance.
 

Contemporary Technique Studies


Ages: 11-18
This class focuses on the comprehensive instruction of Contemporary Ballet and Modern Dance technique: Alignment, Momentum, Shape, and Breath. An in-depth exploration of floor work and locomotive phrases will be explored, as well as, technique and skill building.
 

Choreography


Ages: 7 - 18
This class will introduce students to both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn dance-making through improvisation, activities, and discussion.
 

Hip Hop


Ages: 7 - 18
This class will introduce students to both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn dance-making through improvisation, activities, and discussion.
 

Enrollment Documents

Company enrollment documents consist of: 

1.) Filling out the Online Enrollment form - specific to company members.

2.) Reading through the enrollment packet conaining important details about the season and calendar.

3.) Understanding the tuition schedule and deciding on a tuition payment arrangement. .

Company Documents:

  • 2020-21 Information Enrollment Packet 
  • 2020-21 Online Form

Company Tuition

Tuition includes both class and rehearsal, and is priced for the year, September-May. Tuitiion is calculated based on a 30 week season, and hourly participation per week. 
 
Level One: $948
Level Two: $1149
Level Three and Level Four: $1347
Additional Classes (Ballet, All Abilities Dancing, World Dance, Contemporary Technique Studies, Hip Hop, Choreography):
Company rate for 1 additional class per week: $350 ($12/ hr.) 
Company rate per class for 2 additional classes per week: $325 ($11/hr.)
Company rate per class for 3 additional classes per week: $300 ($10/hr.)
Company rate per class for 4 additional classes per week: $275 ($9/hr.) 
Company rate per class for 5 additional classes per week: $250 ($8/ hr.)
Company rate per class for 6 additional classes per week: 6th class is free

Deposit Payment

Deposit


Tuition Payment

Tuition balances can be divided into three payments, and are due: September 15th, December 15th, and March 15th

  • Tuition Balances are due by March 15th, 2021. A fee of 5% of the remaining balance will be added to any account that is not paid in full by March 15, 2021
  • Tuition can be paid by check or online through Paypal. 
  • Make checks payable to Young Dance, 655 Fairview Ave. N. St. Paul, MN 55104

 

Spring Concert: DVD/USB Payment

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