Dance Camps

2014 Calendar of Events

Announcing BYU 2014 Summer Dance Camps Dates, Mark your calendars now!

Youth Dancesport Summer
TBA

Youth Dancesport Season
August 2014-March 2015

International Folk Dance June 16–18, 2014

Cougar Clogging Classic June 19–21, 2014

Contemporary Dance Intensive
(formerly Modern Dance
and Jazz)
June 23–July 3, 2014

Intermediate Ballet July 7–18, 2014

Dance Medley July 9–11, 2014

Advanced Ballet July 21–August 1, 2014

Adult Ballroom July 28–August 1, 2014

Youth Ballroom August 4–7, 2014

Children's Creative Dance September 9, 2013–May 17, 2014

Full Calendar

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY CHILDREN AND TEENS’ CREATIVE DANCE PROGRAM 2013–2014

2014 SPRING CREATIVE DANCE PROGRAM

The spring program is a beginning dance session available to new students in the program and serves as an introduction to the fall/winter program.

TIMES, DATES, AND COST

Classes are one hour in length, unless otherwise noted. All classes are held in the Richards Building on BYU campus. Classes are scheduled for May 23–June 20, 2014, as follows:

3-year-olds: Fridays, 4:00 p.m.
4-year-olds: Fridays, 5:00 p.m.
5–7-year-olds: Fridays, 4:00 p.m.
8–10-year-olds: Fridays, 5:00 p.m.

The cost is $60 for 3-year-olds; $65 for all others.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

All classes are subject to change or cancellation. There is a $25 cancellation fee if we receive the request by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014. No refund is available after this date. There is no at-the-door registration available.

Registration will begin April 14, 2014 at 8:00 am (MDT).

TO REGISTER by phone, call 801-422-8925.
TO REGISTER online simply:

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Children’s Calendar

DESCRIPTION

Participants in the BYU Children and Teens’ Creative Dance Program will receive training in dance technique which develops flexibility, coordination, strength, physical awareness, and body control. Students will learn through movement the basics of rhythm, participate in problem solving, create innovative compositions, and develop excellent performance skills.

DATES

Registration will begin August 9, 2013.

Classes begin the week of September 9-13, 2013, and culminate the week of May 12–17, 2014. Information regarding holidays and performances will be distributed by teachers shortly after classes begin. You may also check the calendar online.

AGES

Grades preschool through 12 (3–18 years).

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

The Creative Dance Program includes an optional performance opportunity for original choreography in the November and February “DanceWorks” performances. Class groups will be featured in a May performance, “Sharing Showcase.” The Young DanceMakers (those in company classes that meet two or more hours per week) will perform in “An Evening of Dance,” also in May.

PARENTS’ VISITING WEEKS

There are three designated weeks during the year during which parents are encouraged to observe their child's class. These include the first week of class, the last week before Christmas break, and the last week before the concert. Parents should not observe class at any other time in order to allow the teacher and students to work without interruption.

Kathleen sheffield, MA, Director

Malislee Gardner, Asst. Director

FACULTY

STUDIO LOCATIONS

Edgemont Elementary (EDGE), 3600 North 500 East, Provo
Provost Elementary (PROV), 629 South 1000 East, Provo
BYU Conference Center
SCERA, 745 S. State Street, Orem
BYU Richards Building (RB)

REGISTRATION

Registration will begin August 9, 2013 at 8:00 am (MDT).

BYU Children and Teens' Creative Dance Program

Registration Unavailable

Online Registration Closed: 27 Sep 2013

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Registration can be done online at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/dancecamps/creative.cfm or over the phone with VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, or American Express by calling (801) 422–8925. Please specify the age group and day and time of the class for which you are registering. Registrations can be done in person at 120 Harman Building (HCEB). Checks should be made payable to BYU.

Full tuition is due at the time of registration. (See class schedule for tuition amounts.) Please note that there is a $20 discount on all registrations received prior to September 3, 2013. All classes are subject to change or cancellation.

Company class enrollment is by invitation only. Students will be evaluated for correct placement during the first month of classes. You will be contacted about any recommended adjustments and, upon approval, will be notified if there is any change in cost. No late fee will apply for such transfers.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

All cancellations and refund requests must be submitted in writing or email (dancecamps@byu.edu) to Creative Dance Refunds, 147 HCEB, Provo, UT 84602, or faxed to (801) 422–0730. A full refund less a $25 handling fee will be granted to all requesting cancellation prior to the child's first class during the first week (September 9–13). During the first month of class, refunds will be approved on an individual basis. After the first month of class, No refunds will be given. Please plan accordingly.

2013–2014 CLASS SCHEDULE

All classes are held for one hour unless noted otherwise. Age is calculated from the first day of class. This schedule is subject to change

Experienced Teen girls ages 14–16 may schedule a placement class by calling 801–422–6757.

BEGINNING CLASSES

For female students who have participated one year or less in the BYU Creative Dance Program.

Age Day and Time Place Tuition by September 2 Tuition September 3
3 Wednesday 11:00–11:45 am SCERA $310 $330
3 Tuesday 11:00–11:45 am SCERA $310 $330
4 Wednesday 10:00 am SCERA $360 $380
4 Tuesday 10:00 am SCERA $360 $380
4–5 Wednesday 4:30 pm PROV $360 $380
5 Wednesday 4:00 pm EDGE $360 $380
6 Wednesday 5:30 pm PROV $360 $380
7–9 Tuesday 6:15 pm EDGE $360 $380
10–13 Thursday 5:00 pm EDGE $360 $380

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

For female students who have completed two years or more in the BYU Creative Dance Program.

Age Day and Time Place Tuition by
August 31
Tuition September 1
5 Wednesday 5:00 pm EDGE $360 $380
5 Thursday 4:00 pm EDGE $360 $380
6 Friday 5:00 pm RB 158 $360 $380
6–7 Wednesday 6:00 pm EDGE $360 $380
8–9 Tuesday 6:30 pm PROV $360 $380
10–13 Thursday 5:00 pm EDGE $360 $380

BOYS’ CLASSES

For all male students participating in the BYU Creative Dance Program.

Age Day and Time Place Tuition by August 31 Tuition September 1
3 Wednesday 11:00–11:45 am SCERA $310 $330
3 Tuesday 11:00–11:45 am SCERA $310 $330
4 Wednesday 10:00 am SCERA $360 $380
5–7 Monday 4:00 pm Conference Center $360 $380
8–10 Monday 4:45 pm ConferenceCenter $385* $405
11–18 Monday 5:30 pm Conference Center $385* $405

*Note: A $25 performance fee has been added to the oldest two boys’ classes to cover the costs of participating in the Evening of Dance Concert in the de Jong Concert Hall on the BYU campus.

Students will be observed during the first few weeks of class, and any recommendation for placement in advanced and Young DanceMakers company classes will be made at that time. To place your child on the watch list or to ask questions regarding this procedure call Elaine Bridges at 422–6757.