Fall 2018 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 2018 Calendar

August 29 – Session begins
September 16 – Senior Company Auditions for 12th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker
October 15 – 20 – Observation Days
October 19 – Showing for Ballet 4 & 5, Contemporary 2,3 & Modern
November 21  – 24 – Thanksgiving Break
December 16 – January 6 – Session Break
December 16 –23 – Nutcracker Production Week
December 22 & 23 – 12th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker @ Barre Opera House
January 2 – Registration Deadline
January 7 – Winter/Spring Session Begins
June 1 & 2 – Spring School Performance

Fall 2018 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 11:30- 1pm      w/Christine Harris

Level 3  Intermediate  Ages 10 – 11
(2 classes per week)
Thursdays 4:45 – 6pm  – w/ Christine Harris
Saturdays 11:30 – 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 a blend of classical Modern Dance Techniques, such as Graham and Cunningham and more contemporary styles. 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
8 weeks
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. Final works will be shown at a formal showing.

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

Moving Light Dance Company Green Mountain Nutcracker

Class & Rehearsals
Youth Company Level 2/3, 3 and 4 are required to attend the Ballet Technique class prior to rehearsal. There will be full cast, all company rehearsals on Sundays in November and December.

Youth Co. Level 1       Sundays beginning in Nov
Youth Co.  Level 2/3   Saturdays beginning in Oct
Youth Co.  Level 3      Thursdays 6 – 6:30pm
Junior Co. Level 4       Fridays 6 – 7pm

Soloists & Corps:
Audition – Sunday September 16
Rehearsals – Sundays 3:30 – 7pm

Nutcracker Company & Rehearsal Fees
Youth Company Level 1               $100
Youth Company Level 2 & 3        $150
Youth Company Level 4               $200
Teen Company                             $250

Company Class 
Sundays 2 – 3:30pm
Beginning September 16

Tuition  – 15 weeks

Tuition Payment & Policies:
Registration & tuition is due to secure a place in a class. Pay in full by September 6th. Make payments to Moving Light Dance. Please contact Christine to make other payment arrangements. Payments received after September 7th 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

The School

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.

The Company

The Company’s mission is to create an artistic community focused around dance. We offer a creative and fun experience which is also physically and artistically challenging. Dancers participate in classes, rehearsals and performances. Our goal is to share dance as a performing art to the wider community.