2015 Calendar of Events
Announcing BYU 2015 Summer Dance Camps Dates, Mark your calendars now!
Youth Dancesport Summer
Youth Dancesport Season
August 2014-March 2015
International Folk Dance June 15–17, 2015
Clogging, Tap, and Step Dance June 18–20, 2015
Contemporary Dance Intensive June 22–July 3, 2015
Ballet Intensive Auditions February 7, 2015
Adult Ballroom July 27–July 31, 2015
Youth Ballroom August 3–6, 2015
Children's Creative Dance September 8, 2014–May 16, 2015
BYU Youth Dancesport 2014–2015
To participate in this program, you must first audition and be cleared by the director.
Audition results can be viewed at byuyouthdancesport.com
To accept your place on the team, you must pay a $25 deposit.
BYU Youth Dancesport Director
BYU Youth Dancesport Program
Sharon received her BA in dance, and her MA in dance pedagogy from Brigham Young University. She has been on the BYU faculty for 20 years, in the Ballroom Dance Division, and director of the BYU Youth Dancesport Program for the past 12 years. Sharon and her husband Curt are former professional Latin competitors, as well as Professional Theatre Arts, and Cabaret United States finalists. They were invited twice to compete Professional Cabaret in Blackpool, England for the Open British Championships, as well as the Open to the World Professional Cabaret Championships in Slagharen, Holland. She is certified with the ISTD, and a licentiate in both Latin and Ballroom styles. Sharon loves her association with the amazing kids in our youth program and considers it a privilege to work with them!
- 60 to 100+ hours of instruction from expert team instructors
- Compete in local and regional ballroom dance competitions
- Perform in a Winter Showcase
- Learn current ballroom dance choreography
- Improve your technical skills
- Enhance social skills through a team–building experience
- Team rehearsals two or more times per week during the fall and winter
Fall/Winter Tuition and Rehearsal Schedule
August 2014–March 2015
|Canyon Crest Elementary
|Junior 7th, 8th, & 9th
*Youth Teams: Starting in January you will also be required to attend 3hr Saturday morning rehearsals. These will be in addition to the Tuesday and Thursday rehearsals.
|August 8: August 22: August 23: August 25: August 26:||BYU Dancesport Challenge Competition: Couples only Fall Tuition Due, last day to pay without a $15 late fee Mandatory Team Kick Offs! All teams, BYU Richards Bldg. Times TBA Pre-teen and Junior team rehearsals begin Youth team rehearsals begin|
|September 1: September 11:||Labor Day, no rehearsals Youth team parents/dancers mtg. Discuss California Open|
|November 14–15: November 26–27:||BYU Dancesport Competition, BYU Couples only Thanksgiving Break, no rehearsals|
|December TBA: December 11:||Winter Showcase Last Day of fall team rehearsals|
|Christmas Break:||December 12, 2014––––January 4, 2015|
|January 2: January 5: January 6: January 19:||Winter Tuition Due, last day without a $15 late fee Pre-teen and Junior team rehearsals resume Youth Team rehearsals resume Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no rehearsals|
|February 11–15: February 16: February TBA:||Youth Teams to California Open Competition, Costa Mesa, CA Presidents Day, no rehearsals, Youth Teams rehearse AM Tentative, UVU Competition Mandatory: Pre-teen, Junior and Youth B teams|
|March 9–10: March 11–14: March TBA:||Mandatory Rehearsals All teams, BYU Marriott Center Mandatory All teams, U.S. Formation Team Competition, BYU Team closing socials|
|May 2, 2015:||Tentative date for Auditions for 2015-2016 Program|
There are 3 convenient ways to register:
Youth Dancesport - Fall 2014/Winter 2015
Event Dates: 07 May 2014–30 Apr 2015
Online Registration Closes: 30 Apr 2015
2. By Phone
Call 877-221-6716 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
3. In Person
Harman Continuing Education Building
770 E. University Pkwy
Provo, UT 84602 See Map
Weekdays 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Mountain Time, excluding holidays
- Your $25 deposit will go towards your Fall Tuition.
- No Refunds will be issued for the $25 deposit.