Intermediate and Advanced Summer Dance Intensives

Intermediate and Advanced Summer Dance Intensive 2019

July 8th-19th, 9:30am – 4pm, Monday-Friday
Performance at 6pm on Friday, 19th
Early Bird Pricing (register and pay by June 28th) $425
Regular Registration $435
One Week $220
One Day: $45
Class Rate: $16

Register Here

Levels V and higher, ages 11 and up, instructor permission required for admittance

Students should pack a lunch each day.

Rehearsal for The Edge, choregraphed by Jennia Shanley.

Ready to see what life is like as a dance professional? This intensive will take you there. Intermediate and advanced dancers will experience a variety of dance techniques from multiple teachers throughout the course of 2 weeks.  Students will study ballet, modern, and jazz techniques and will learn three different pieces of choreography that will be used throughout the 2019-2020 season. Additionally, participants will be able to connect with dancers who have danced on Broadway, at Disney, in professional companies, and more.  Other guest speakers will include professors at universities, dance teachers, studio owners, and dance therapy counselors. There will be a photo day in which dancers can get their standard head shot (needed for most professional and university auditions), and a few other images of full body dance poses. The sitting fee for the photos is included in the price of the intensive and students will be able to purchase prints and files of the photos directly from the photographer for additional costs. Students will have a short performance at CDT at 6pm on Friday, July 19th

Transcendance By Jessica Bowman. Photo by Alisha Dover.

Dancers not currently enrolled at Chattanooga Dance Theatre, must take a drop in class ($16 fee) as an audition, or send in a dance resume, letter of recommendation, and dance video showing ballet adage, pirouette, and allegro work, pointe if applicable and at least 16 counts of a contemporary combination.

First informal showing of The Edge by Jennia Shanley.

Schedule 2019

7 8 9 10 11 12 13
9:30-11 Jazz with Alex

11-11:45 Lunch

11:45-12:15 Learning with Brittany: Preparations

12:15-4 Modern with David

9:30-12 Modern with David

12-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:15 Learning with David

1:15-3 Modern with David

3-4 Jazz with Alex

9:30-11 Ballet with Chloe (V-VI) or Christine (VII-Advanced)

11-11:45 Lunch

11:45-12:15 Learning time with Christine: Benchmark PT help

12:15-1:30 Improve with Chloe

1:30-4 Jazz with Alex

9:30-11 Character with Frank

11-11:45 Lunch

11:45-12:15 Learning with Brittany: Professional Dancer Interview

12:15-1:30 Modern with Christine

1:30-4 Jazz with Alex

9:30-11 Ballet with Frank (V-VII) or Chloe (VII-Adv)

11-11:45 Lunch

11:45-12:15 Learning with Christine: Careers in Dance

12:15-1:30 Yoga for Dancers with Christine

1:30-4 Jazz with Alex

 

14 15 16 17 18 19 20
9:30-10:45 Conditioning for Dancers with Chloe

10:45-12:45 Ballet V-VI with Rickey

10:45-11:45 Level VII-Advanced Lunch

11:45-12:45 Level VII-Advanced Learning with Brittany: Make Up

12:45-2:45 Ballet VII-Advanced with Rickey

12:45-1:45 Lunch for Levels V-VI

1:45-2:45 Level V-VI Learning Time with Brittany: Make Up

2:45-4 Modern with Brittany

9:30-10:45 Jazz with Brittany

10:45-12:45 Ballet V-VI with Rickey

Level VII- Advanced Lunch and Headshots

12:45-2:45 Ballet VII-Advanced with Rickey

Level V-VI Lunch and Head Shots

2:45-4 Foam Roller Class with Christine

 

9:30-10:45 Modern with Sara

10:45-12:45 Ballet V-VI with Rickey

Level VII-Advanced Lunch and Dance shots

12:45-2:45 Ballet VII-Advanced with Rickey

Levels V-VI Lunch and Dance Shots

2:45-4 Modern with Chloe

9:30-10:45 Jazz with Sara

10:45-12:45 Ballet V-VI with Rickey

10:45-11:45 Level VII-Advanced Lunch

11:45-12:45 Level VII-Advanced Learning with Brittany: Jazz Companies

12:45-2:45 Ballet VII-Advanced with Rickey

12:45-1:45 Lunch for Levels V-VI

1:45-2:45 Level V-VI Learning Time with Brittany: Jazz Companies

2:45-4 Hip Hop with Brittany

9:30-10:45 Contemporary with Abigail

10:45-12:45 Ballet V-VI with Rickey

10:45-11:45 Level VII-Advanced Lunch

11:45-12:45 Level VII-Advanced Learning with Chloe: Summer Intensives and Colleges

12:45-2:45 Ballet VII-Advanced with Rickey

12:45-1:45 Lunch for Levels V-VI

1:45-2:45 Level V-VI Learning Time with Chloe: Summer Intensives and Colleges

2:45-4 Yoga for Dancers with Christine

4-4:30 Break

4:30-5:30 Dress Rehearsal 2 runs

6pm Show

 

Guest Faculty 2019

Rickey Flagg, II

Collage Dance Collective

RICKEY J. FLAGG II was born and raised in Windsor, CT. He began his dance training at a local studio in Hartford, CT called The Artists Collective. At 14 he started training in many different styles including Hip-Hop, Modern Dance, West African and Tap. In Rickey’s junior year of High School he was accepted into the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts where he began to hone in on his Ballet and Modern Techniques. Simultaneously, he was part of the Hartt School Community Division under the direction of Miguel Campaneria. After one year of college at The University of Hartford Rickey continued his training with Mr. Campaneria in Cary, NC. There he progressed quickly which allowed him to dance roles in Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Spring Waters Pas de Deux and excerpts from Raymonda. Mr. Flagg has choreographed solos for the Youth American Grand Prix and World Ballet Competition, several of which placed in the contemporary category. In 2012, Rickey was awarded a full scholarship to attend Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Professional Training Program under the direction of Virginia Johnson. Flagg was a featured lead in many of the productions put on by the school; Flower Festival, Paquita, Pulcinella Suite and Nutcracker to name a few. Upon completion of the training program at DTH, Rickey accepted a contract with Charlotte Ballet II. While in the second company he got many opportunities to dance in

full length productions with the main company. These included Coppelia, Four Temperaments, Peter Pan and The Nutcracker. Rickey joined Collage Dance Collective in 2015. Here he’s performed works by Sir Fredrick Ashton, Arturo Fernandez, Dwight Rhoden, Camille A. Brown, Christopher Huggins, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Kevin IEGA Jeff and many others. Rickey has recently finished his fourth season with Collage.

David Flores

Born and raised in San José – Costa Rica, Flores received a scholarship to attend Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. He graduated in 2015 with a BFA in Dance and received the Golden Key award for modern dance, a prestigious University accolade in recognition of outstanding achievements in dance. During his college career, Flores performed works by Aszure Barton, Dwight Rhoden, Lar Lubovich, Doug Varone, Loni Landon, Chase Brock and other world-renowned choreographers.

In 2013, he had the opportunity to perform for Nokolais Dance Theater in the First Yunnan Kunming Yang Liping International Dance Festival in Beijing and Kunming, China.

He attended Springboard Danse Montreal in 2014 and 2015 were he worked closely with and performed works by Fernando Melo, RUBBERBANDance Group, MADBOOTS DANCE and Banning Bouldin. After graduating Marymount Manhattan College, Flores performed for Loni Landon Dance Projects and shortly after became a member of Catapult Entertainment; a dance company with which he toured through Germany, France, Lithuania and the United States.

David joined New Dialect in August 2016 where he has had the opportunity of working with choreographers such as Idan Sharabi, Yin Yue, Shannon Guillen, Roy Assaf and Sidra Bell. He is a resident photographer and creative director for Sidra Bell Dance New York since 2014 to the present day.

Alexandra Koszeghy

Alex just graduated from grad school at the University of Virginia, and is moving to Chattanooga this summer to be a high school counselor at Ivy Academy at Soddy Daisy. She has taught at  Wilsons Academy of Dance during my grad school career and is looking forward to teaching dance this coming year, because nothing beats helping kids improve their dance skills and their confidence!
Here’s a note from Alex:
I grew up in the dance world and have been teaching dance for almost ten years. I started my teaching career at All American Dance Factory in Tampa, FL and also at Elsa Pardo in Tampa, FL. When I moved up to NC to attend college at the University of North Carolina, I began teaching at International Ballet Academy and have taught there for the past 6 six summers as the jazz and contemporary instructor. I have also choreographed many competition pieces and my choreography has won various awards at dance competitions, such as top 12 contemporary piece at Youth America Grand Prix and the bronze medal at World Ballet Competition.
As a dancer, I trained under Haydee Gutierrez at the Performing Arts Center in Tampa and at All American Dance Factory. I attended summer ballet programs at Miami City Ballet School and American Ballet Theatre NY. I also furthered by ballet training by attending year round school at Miami City Ballet School on full scholarship. I was also a competition kid growing up and won awards such as Outstanding Dancer at NYCDA and the Grand Prix Award at Youth America Grand Prix.