2019 Fall Session Information

Our mission is to bring quality dance education to all ages. Our goal is to teach students how the body works (biomechanics) while focusing on developing a strong center, energy awareness and creativity for a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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Fall 2019 Calendar

August 28 – Session begins
September 15 – Senior Company Auditions for 13th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker
September 21 – All Youth Company & Junior Company Auditions for 13th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker
October 14 – 19 – Observation Days
October 18 – Showing for Ballet 4 & 5, Contemporary 2,3 & Modern
November 27  – 30 – Thanksgiving Break
December 9 – 14 – Last week of Fall Session & Observation Days
December 15th – January 5th – Session Break
December 14 –22 – Nutcracker Production Week
December 21 & 22 – 13th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker @ Barre Opera House
January 3 – Registration Deadline
January 6 – Winter/Spring Session Begins
June 6 & 7 – Spring School Performance

Fall 2019 Classes

Ballet Technique

Level 1  Beginners   Ages 7-8
Tuesdays 4 – 5pm  w/ Christine Harris
Saturdays 10:30 – 11:30am  w/ Christine Harris

Level 2  Intermediate Beginners  Ages 8-9
Tuesdays 5 – 6pm w/ Christine Harris

Level 2/3 Intermediate  Ages 9 – 11
Saturdays 11:30am – 1pm w/Christine Harris

Level 3  Intermediate  Ages 10 – 11
(2 classes per week w/ pre-pointe)
Thursdays 4:45 – 6pm w/ Christine Harris
Saturdays 11:30am – 1pm w/ Christine Harris

All students attending Pointe class must attend 3 technique classes per week at Moving Light (3rd class may be Modern or Contemporary).         

Level 4 Advanced Intermediate (3 classes per week w/pointe)
Mondays 4 -5:30pm   Pointe 5:30 – 6pm  w/Avi Waring
Fridays 4 -5:30pm   Pointe 5:30 – 6pm  w/Christine Harris
(3rd Ballet class option Thursdays 4:45 – 6pm)

Level 5 Advanced  (3 to 4 classes per week)
Mondays 6 – 7:30pm   Pointe 7:30 – 8pm w/ Avi Waring
Tuesdays 6  – 7:30pm   Pointe 7:30 – 8pm w/ Christine Harris
(3rd Ballet class option Fridays 4 – 6pm)

Dance for Young Children
w/ Christine Harris

Moving Tales – Creative Dance  Ages 3 – 4
Saturdays 9 – 9:45am
Open up favorite storybooks and leap into an adventure! Children are inspired to explore movement through stories, poetry, illustrations and music. Classes begin with a Yoga inspired warm up.        

Fantasy Ballet – Pre-Ballet   Ages 5 – 6  
Thursdays 4 – 4:45pm or Saturdays 9:45 – 10:30am 
Discover the magical world of ballet! Princes and Princesses, fairies and woodland animals spring, skip, soar, fly and leap. Children are introduced to ballet vocabulary, steps and class progression through imagery, stories and the great ballets.    

Modern Technique   

Inter/Advanced  Teens & Adults w/ Christine Harris
Thursdays 6:30 – 8pm
This class explores Martha Graham Technique. Contractions, curves, spirals, tilts, falls, floor work and weight shift will all be explored with a special attention to develop clarity, flow and strength. 

Contemporary

Combining ballet, modern and jazz concepts, this class will explore what it takes to move and dance bigger and more ferociously without wasting effort. Learn to transfer momentum throughout the body and carve through space with intention and clarity. And yes, there will be music with words!

Level 1 Beginners  Ages 7 – 9  w/ Avi Waring
Wednesdays 4 – 5pm 

Level 2 Intermediate  Ages 10 – 12  w/ Avi Waring
Wednesdays 5 – 6:30pm 

 Level 3 Advanced  Teens & Adults  w/ Avi Waring
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8pm

Composition

We will explore the process of making dances in these classes through improvisation and other methodology, for example: theme and variation. Dancers will be given assignments and required to work on movement independently to present in these sessions. We will work together giving feedback about what we see and support one another through each individual process. Works in Progress will be shown at October showing. Final works will be presented in Student choreography showcase in the spring.

Wednesdays 8 – 8:30pm w/Avi Waring
Thursdays 8 – 8:30  w/ Christine Harris

Tuition  – 15 weeks

Tuition Payment & Policies:
Registration & tuition is due to secure a place in a class. Pay in full by September 3. Make payments to Moving Light Dance. Please contact Christine to make other payment arrangements. Payments received after September 3 will include a service fee of $20. Payments are required for participation in classes. Refunds: There are no refunds. Tuition may be applied to future classes with a written medical excuse from a doctor.

Class Length              Cost

45 minutes                    $180
1 hour                            $195
1hour 15min                  $210
1 hour 30 min                $225
30 min Pointe                $75

30 min Composition   $40
8 weeks