The Rock School Acceptance
Advanced 2 ITP and Jazz Dance Ensemble student Aisha Kunzig has recently been accepted to The Rock School in Philadelphia for the summer session.
Congratulations to Emily Bergen, Advanced 2 ITP and Jazz Dance Ensemble student, who was recently accepted to the Brigham Young University Summer Dance Program.
We wish both students the best of luck this summer!
RD teacher, Kristina Washchyshyn recently adjudicated at the Svoboda Ukrainian Dance Festival in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Dancers travel from all over Alberta and Saskatchewan to compete in this three-day all Ukrainian dance festival.
In April, RD teacher Jacqui Davidson adjudicated ballet, modern, and lyrical dance for the Standing Ovation Dance Festival in Red Deer and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. She thoroughly enjoyed the experience and enjoyed connecting with many students and teachers.
All students wishing to become part of the 2012-13 RWB School’s Musical Theatre and Jazz Dance Ensembles they will be required to attend an audition to be considered for the programs.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School’s Dance Ensemble represents the school at various events, competitions and dance festivals. Students are selected based on their talent, ability, commitment and attendance. Accepted students will learn and perfect choreography within the RWB School Dance Ensemble class. Acceptance into the Dance Ensembles is by audition only with the exception of the Pre-Jazz which is by invitation only (will be listed on Placement forms in June).
Jazz Dance Ensemble Auditions
The 2012-13 Jazz Dance Ensemble auditions pull from the following 2011-2012 levels, therefore please sign up for the appropriate level for the audition. The audition dates and times are also listed below:
Junior Levels 3 & 4 June 5 – 5:30-6:30pm
Intermediate Levels 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B June 5 - 6:45-7:45pm
Senior Levels 7 & 8 June 5 – 8:00-9:00pm
In order to participate in the Dance Ensemble classes, students must also be registered for the following classes in addition to the respective Dance Ensemble class:
Junior Jazz: minimum of 2 ballet classes, 2 jazz classes. Hip hop is strongly recommended.
Intermediate Jazz: minimum of 2 ballet classes, 2 jazz classes and hip hop. Lyrical Jazz is strongly recommended.
*Senior Jazz: minimum of 2 ballet classes, 2 jazz classes.