Winter/Spring 2019 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.

Click here for a registration form.
Click here for a Winter/Spring 2019 Brochure.

Winter/Spring 2019 Calendar

January 2 – Registration Deadline
January 7 – Winter/Spring Session Begins
February 25 – March 5 – Winter Break
April 15 – 20 – Spring Break
May 25 – 30 – Rehearsals for Alice in Wonderland
June 1 & 2 – Alice in Wonderland @ BOH

Winter/Spring 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 11:30- 1pm      w/Christine Harris

Level 3  Intermediate  Ages 10 – 11
(2 classes per week)
Thursdays 4:45 – 6:30pm  – 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 – 6:30pm)

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)

Beginning Ballet Class

For people who are new to dance and would like to experience the benefits ballet can have on the body. We will focus on strengthening and lengthening while applying the basic principles of ballet technique in a fun and uplifting way.

Mondays 11-12:30pm   w/ Christine Harris
6 week sessions $90 per session or $168 for both
January 7 – February 11
March 11 – April 29

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 – 13 –  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. Final works will be shown at a formal showing.

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

Moving Light Dance Company Spring Performance
Alice in Wonderland

Rehearsals

The annual Spring Performance is a collaboration between the Company and the School.

Students wi enrolled in classes will work on a dance for the performance. Each class has a role they play in the production. There are rehearsals outside of class to piece the ballet together and acquaint dancers to the performance space.

Performance Fees

If your child attends . . .
1 class per week – $50 per student
2 classes per week – $85 per student
3 classes per week – $125 per student

Company Fees & Rehearsals

Junior Co. Level 4       $200
Fridays – 6 – 7pm (March 15 – May 24)
Sundays – May 12, 19, & 26

Senior Co. Level 5       $250
Sundays – March 10 – May 26
Company Class – 2 – 3:30pm
Rehearsals – 3:30 – 6/7pm

Tuition  – 19 weeks

Tuition Payment & Policies:

Registration & tuition is due to secure a place in a class. Pay in full by January 12.
Make payments to Moving Light Dance. Please contact Christine to make other payment arrangements.

Payments received after January 12 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                    $228
1 hour                            $247
1hour 30 min                $285
1 hour 45 min               $304
30 min Pointe                $95

30 min Composition   $50
10 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.