Welcome to Weehawken Dance Fall Program 2017!
The 2017 Fall dance session runs for 12-weeks beginning the week of September 5th and ending with a performance of "The Nutcracker" December 9th and 10th at the Montrose Pavilion. Parents and audience members alike will thoroughly enjoy watching this Christmas production with choreography showcasing our dancers and what they have learned in class throughout the semester.
New to Weehawken Dance? Want to know what it's all about? NEW students are welcome to try a class the first week free!
All students must enroll either prior to the program beginning or at the first class in person. Enrollments are not accepted after the third week (September 18-22) of the session unless special approval is granted by the Artistic Director. The schedule offers a wide variety of styles, ages, and locations. Please review the schedule for specifics (below - each class is a live-link to the registration page as well).
Mondays in Ouray at Hypoxia Gym
- Teen/Adult Aerial Dance with Miss Natasha and Miss Kendra (ages 13 and up)
Year 1-2 students 4:00pm-5:00pm (non-performing)
Year 2-3 students 5:00pm-6:30pm (performing, instructor approval required)
Mondays in Ridgway at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 4:00-4:30 Pre-Pointe/ year 1 pointe students with Miss Autumn (11 and up with instructor approval)
4:30-6:00 Ballet 3/4 with Miss Autumn (ages 10 and up, or with instructor approval)
6:00-6:30 Year 2 and up Pointe with Miss Autumn (11 and up with instructor approval)
Mondays in Montrose at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 10am-10:45 Pre-Ballet with Miss Leeann (ages 2.5-5)
10:45-11:15 Story Book Ballet with Miss Leeann (ages 2.5-5)
4:00-5:00 Beginning Hip-Hop and Jazz with Miss Caila (ages 5-7)
5:00-6:00 Intermediate Hip-Hop with Miss Val and Miss Caila (ages 8-11)
7:00-8:15 Advanced Hip Hop with Miss Valerie (ages 12 and up, teacher approval required)
Tuesdays in Ridgway at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 2:45-3:45 Ballet 1/2 (Ages 8-10) with Miss Natasha
4:00-5:00 Kid’s Hip Hop and Tap with Miss Kendra (ages 8 and up)
5:00-6:00 Jr Jazz and Mix it up! with Miss Natasha (6-8th grade, see additional info on website for weekly teacher and dance style schedule)
6:00-7:15 Sr Jazz and Mix it up! with Miss Natasha (grades 9-12, or with instructor approval, see additional info on website for weekly teacher and dance style schedule)
Tuesdays in Ridgway at Weehawken Little Studio
- 4:00-4:45 Pre-Ballet with Miss Natasha (ages 2.5-5)
- 5:00-5:45 Little’s Hip Hop and Tap with Miss Kendra (ages 4-7)
Tuesdays in Montrose at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 4:00-5:30 Ballet 3/4 with Miss Pang (ages 9 and up with instructor approval)
5:30-6:00 Pre-Pointe/Pointe for ballet level 3/4 with Miss Pang (instructor approval)
6:00-8:00 Ballet 5/6 with Miss Pang (with instructor approval, includes pointe)
- Tuesdays in Montrose at Montrose Rec Field House Building
- 4:00-5:00 Wee little Hip Hop with Miss Leeann (ages 2.5-5)
Wednesdays in Ouray at Wright Opera House
- 4:00-5:00 Kid’s Hip Hop and Tap Level 1 with Miss Kendra (ages 4-7)
5:00-6:00 Kid’s Jazz and Hip-Hop Level 2 with Miss Kendra (ages 9 and up)
Wednesdays in Ridgway at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 4:30-6:00 Ballet 3/4 (ages 10-14 with instructor approval) with Miss Caroline
6:00-8:00 Ballet Level 5/6 Class with Miss Caroline (with instructor approval)
Wednesdays in Montrose at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 3:00-4:00 Pom Jazz with Miss Valerie (ages 9 and up)
4:00-5:00 Tap 1/2 with Natasha (ages 8-10)
5:00-6:15 Sr Jazz and Mix it up! with Miss Natasha (grades 9-12, or with instructor approval, see additional info on website for weekly teacher and dance style schedule)
Wednesdays in Montrose at Black Canyon Gymnastics
- 6:45-7:45 Year 1 Aerial Silks A with Natasha (ages 10 and up)
7:45-8:45 Year 1 Aerial Silks B with Natasha (ages 10 and up)
Thursdays in Ouray at Wright Opera House
- 4:00-4:45 Pre-ballet with Miss Melissa (ages 2.5-5)
4:45-5:30 Primary ballet with Miss Melissa (ages 5-6)
5:30-6:30 Ballet 1/2 with Miss Melissa (ages 7-10)
- Thursdays in Ridgway at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 4:00-4:45 Primary Ballet with Miss Natasha (ages 5-8)
5:45-7:45 Ballet 5/6 with Miss Natasha and Miss Autumn (with instructor approval)
Thursdays in Montrose at Weehawken Montrose
- 3:45-4:30 Pre-Ballet with Miss Leeann (ages 2.5-5)
4:30-5:15 Primary ballet Miss Leeann (ages 5-7)
5:30-7:30 Ballet 4/5 with Miss Caroline (with instructor approval)
7:30-8:30 Teen Jazz and Lyrical with Miss Caila (ages 13 and up)
- Thursdays in Montrose at Montrose Rec Fieldhouse Building
- 3:45-4:45 Ballet 1/2 with Miss Pang (ages 8-10)
Fridays in Montrose at Weehawken Montrose
- 3:45-4:30 Primary ballet (ages 5-7) with Miss Natasha
4:30-5:30 Tap/jazz (ages 4.5-7.5) with Miss Natasha
5:30-6:30 Ballet 1/2 (ages 7.5 -9) with Miss Natasha
6:30-8:00 Ballet 3/4 (ages 10 and up) with Miss Natasha
8:00-8:30 Pointe with Miss Natasha
- Master Class with Kevin Gallacher on November 5
Mark Your Calendars!
November 5 in Montrose, we will have a Master Class with Kevin Gallacher. Many of you may be familiar with Kevin's classes, as he often offered master classes for Weehawken Company, and the dancers love his instruction!
This class is required for all leads.
Since we no longer off Company Dance, we are offering this class to all Level 3 and up dancers as well. Miss Natasha highly recommends all students attend this class as it is a great opportunity for all ballet dancers.
The cost for the class is $20, and you can enroll by using the links below, or by calling the WCA office between 10 & 5 on weekdays.
Level 3/4, 12-1 pm:
Level 5/6, 1-2 pm:
In addition to this master class, Kevin will be assisting Miss Natasha with rehearsals, so leads should expect to arrive early or stay later.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Miss Natasha via email or phone.
About Kevin D. Gallacher – started tap dancing at the age of 16 and within his first eight months he was more than ready to be put on stage and has been performing ever since. At 17 he continued his education of classical ballet with Park Avenue Dance Works in Colorado, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and Moving People Dance Santa Fe (MPD). His studies also included contemporary ballet, jazz, modern, swing, hip-hop, break-dancing, and gymnastics. Kevin has studied and worked with Gail Gilbert, Robert Moses, Sam Watson, Jock Soto, Suzanne Quinn, Dudley Davis, Michael Vernon, Layla Amis, Arturo Fernandez, Peggy Hickey, and Joanie Spina. Kevin has been in several lead roles and featured in many performances. He has been a principal dancer for Park Avenue Dance Works, Moving People Too!, Moving People Dance Santa Fe and has been a company member for seven years. He has also performed with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Circus Luminous, four seasons with The Santa Fe Opera and performed at the Lincoln Center in New York for the Richard Tucker Gala. Kevin also has toured the East Coast performing in “Carnival of Wonders” and continues to work with Master Magicians Mark Kalin, Jinger Leigh-Kalin, and Jeff Hobson.
- NEW! Fridays in Ridgway at Weehawken Dance Studio
- 4:30-6:30 Miss Caroline's Creative Dance Collective
What is Creative Dance? Creative Dance is an exploration into the creative process of Dance as living Art. A workshop focused on this essential creative connection through improv, musical interpretation and the territory and trust of silence. A process in which all are part of the creative unfolding individually and collectively, encouraging an ethical model of artistic depth, value and oneness. Creative Dance Collective is an opportunity intending to give students a valuable and rare experience to connect and trust in their own artistic gifts and to create together an original piece for the spring showing on May 10. This class does not perform in the regular Weehawken Dance Performances and has a separate showcase.
What to expect and expectations: The dance style for this class will be contemporary and modern. Students should plan to dance in ballet flat shoes and have an open and brave heart, spirit and mind.
Days, Times, Location: Class will be 2 hrs., 4:30-6:30, approx 2 Fridays each month at WCA Ridgway. No classes Nov. and Dec. Classes will run Sept. 15, 29, Oct. 6, 20, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, 23, March 9, 23, April 13, with a May 4 in studio dress rehearsal. Performance Date May 10 as part of "Illuminate" at the Montrose Pavilion. Open to ages 9 and up.
This class is a year round commitment and requires a $100 fee for show and costume (costume is theirs to keep).
ILLUMINATE: A NEW Performance Opportunity! Open to Levels 3 and up, Advanced Hip Hop and Teen Lyrical JazzHave you always wanted a chance to perform in the spotlight? Here’s your opportunity! Solos, duets, trios, find a dance teacher to mentor you and let’s create a dance that showcases your dance talent!
Who is allowed to sign up?
- Open to any upper level students-Ballet Level 3 and up, Advanced Hip Hop, JR and Sr Mix it Up, Caila’s Teen Jazz Lyrical
- Must select dance genre and schedule at least 2 private lessons with teacher mentor of their choice. Price will be based on amount of students and teacher rate scale. Once you are signed up, we will e-mail you the rate spreadsheet and teacher contact info to schedule your classes.
- Students must get their own costumes together
- Dances will be 1.5-2.5 min in length
The spotlight showcase will be one of the acts in the “Illuminate” dance performance on May 10 at the Montrose Pavilion.
- Register for Illuminate!