Musical Theatre Ages 8-12

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Day of the week: Mondays
Duration: Sep 14th, 2020 until May 22nd, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Age: 8 years to 12 years
Spots Remaining: 4
Price: $580.00

Become a triple threat! Sing, dance and act your way to the stage. The focus of this program will be on creating production numbers, those big musical numbers that steal the show! Scenes leading in and out of the musical numbers will also be a part of the program. The students in the musical theatre program will become the actors that carry the story line of next year's recital. To meet current Covid-19 restrictions dance and movement will be the primary focus of in-class time. Songs tracks will be sent home to work on. While masks are not encouraged for dance and movement they will be used in combination with physical distancing for learning the vocal parts. We will continue to monitor and adjust as the pandemic situation evolves.


Full-year Commitment

At J’Adore Dance we view our JBallet Combo dancers as part of our community. As a community, we expect families who enter our JBallet Combo program to be ready to commit to a full year program, including a special theatre recital (Dates listed in Policy Handbook). Our theatre recital allows special friends and family members to view our dancers’ hard work and give your dancer the opportunity to perform on stage! If you are unsure if your family can make a full year commitment we highly recommend registering in one of our sessional preschool or kids programs.

 

Dance Wear Requirements:

Girls: leggings, athletic or dance top (or a bodysuit and tights), and jazz shoes (beige or black).

Boys: black sweat pants or leggings, tee shirt (any color), and jazz shoes (beige or black).

Please note that basic blacks will likely be required as a base for performance accessories.  

 

Dance Wear is available to purchase through J'Adore Dance. We carry a stretch canvas Jazz shoe which retails for $48.00 or a premium pull of Jazz shoe in leather for $58.00  Dance wear will be onsite for payment and pickup that day, items that need to be ordered will be available by the first week of class. Dance Wear Fitting Days August 22-27th.  

 

Class Fees for the 2020-2021 Season:

A $120 administration fee (registration, costumes, programming, recital preparation) will be charged at the time of registration.

Class fee payments can be made in full at the time of registration, or can be made using our recurring credit card payment plan. There is an additional $20 fee for the payment plan. Recurring payment plan fees will be charged on August 15, September 15, October 15, and November 15. Please note: J'Adore Dance reserves the right to deny access to the payment plan. The administration fee and payment plan fee must be received at the time of registration.

 

60min/week: $580 +administration fee (+payment plan fee*)


*Only if you choose to use the payment plan option

Please note: If the class you are interested in is listed as full, please click on the waitlist button to be placed on a waitlist. We do often add additional classes if we have enough demand.

 

Cancellation and Policy Handbook

Cancellations received prior to August 1st of the current dance year will be charged a $50 plus GST cancellation fee. Cancellations received prior to September 16th of the current dance year will be charged the $120 administration fee + GST and a $50+ GST cancellation fee. Cancellations received prior to October 31st of the current dance year will be refunded one half of the total annual class fees (not including the administration fee). Cancellations received between November 1 and November 30th of the current dance year will receive studio credit for one half of the class cost (not including the administration fee). No refunds or credits will be issued for ANY cancellations received after November 30th of the current dance year. If you are unsure if your child is ready for a full year dance commitment, please consider one of our sessional preschool or kids programs. 

Class switches will not be considered after the second week of full year programming.  Class switches are subject to availability, teacher and administrative approval.  

Please note that classes may switch from in-studio to online formats at any point in a session as mandated by Alberta Health Services. By registering in a program at J’Adore Dance you are agreeing to participating in both in-studio and online class delivery. Refunds/Credit will not be given for changes to programming delivery. 

Please click here for the policy handbook.


Chantel

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF FULL YEAR PROGRAMMING - OWNER

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. ~Wayne Dyer

Chantel Sampson has been dancing since the age of three. A lifelong passion for dance has continued to fuel her spirit. Her background includes tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, modern, ballroom, and Irish Dance. She has studied and trained under many talented teachers from across Canada and the United States. During university, her parents exposed her to the world of ballroom dance where she met her husband and lifelong dance partner. After extensive training with coaches from across Canada and the United States and seven successful years in competition including three top 3 placements at the Canadian Championships, Chantel felt it was time to explore a new genre of dance and began training in Irish Dance. Her Adult Ceili team holds three North American Irish Dance Championship titles and an All Ireland Ceili Championship title. Chantel is a member of the Performing Arts Medical Association, Yamuna Practitioner Association and ALFCA . Through  these organizations she continues to further her training in the areas of dance education and dancer wellness.Chantel received her Bachelor of Education degree with distinction in Elementary Education from the University of Alberta in 1998 and has always brought her love of dance into her teaching. Chantel was nominated for an Excellence in Teaching Award, developed and implemented dance programs in three Edmonton Catholic Schools, directed and choreographed over 20 musicals, presented at several ATA Fine Arts Conferences, and continues to work on developing dance curriculum.  She believes that every child should have the opportunity to express themselves through dance and has developed curriculum integration documents for grades K-6 bringing dance and movement into each outcome of the program of studies.  Chantel embraces the philosophy of dance as a universal form of expression. In 2007, after many years of teaching school and community-based dance programs, Chantel founded her own dance company, “For The Love of Dance”. Her teaching provides children and adults an opportunity to explore different dance and movement styles in a non-competitive, supportive environment. For Chantel, dance is a family affair and she has always been excited to share dance with her parents, husband, and three beautiful children. She is happiest when on the dance floor.  Chantel partnered J'Adore dance's original owner Jessica Baudin-Griffin in 2015 to continue to develop and expand the studio's award winning programming.  In 2016 Jessica made a change to pursue the expansion of Intellidance and Chantel's joined forces with former dance team member Jenna Brenan to take J'Adore into its next decade of award winning programming!

Chantel in holds certifications in Yamuna Body Rolling, AFLCA with Portable Equipment, First Aid ad CPR-C, a Certificate in Performing Arts Healthcare through the American College of Sports Medicine and in Pre and Post Natal Fitness, Intellidance instruction, Infant Massage Instructor Certification from Trimesters Massage. 

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