Summer Semester Class Descriptions

7 Week Semester from June 17 - August 11, 2018 (no classes July 1-5)


Summer Semester Special!  Take unlimited classes all summer long for just $450!


Creative Movement

  • DANCERS AGE 3-4

  • $70 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • THURSDAY 11:00 - 11:30

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Creative Movement class is a fun and creative introduction to the discipline of ballet and other dance styles. The focus will be on stretching, musicality, movement and the basic instruction and knowledge needed to move on to the more structured classes starting with Level 1.


Pre Ballet / Ballet I

  • DANCERS AGE 5-7

  • $70 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • WEDNESDAY 5:30 - 6:15

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Beginning students will start to be taught a solid foundation in ballet technique and in other dance styles. Focusing on freedom of movement and beginning ballet principles. Barre work is introduced at this level.


Ballet I / II

  • DANCERS AGE 7-11

  • $70 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • MONDAY 5:30 - 6:15

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Building on the foundations taught in Ballet I, Ballet II works toward developing strength and technique, while adding artistry and performance skills. This combo class is perfect for students who will be moving levels in the Fall!


Ballet III

  • DANCERS AGE 10 AND UP

  • $91 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • MONDAY 4:30 - 5:30

  • WEDNESDAY 4:30 - 5:30

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

In Ballet III, dancers are encouraged to learn new steps and continue in their training.  Two classes per week are recommended at this level.  Ballet III students are encouraged to begin performing regularly as Tye Chua Dancers!


Ballet IV

  • DANCERS AGE 11 AND UP

  • $105 FOR 7 CLASSES / $420 FOR 28 CLASSES (4 PER WEEK)

  • TUESDAY 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • WEDNESDAY 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

  • THURSDAY 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • FRIDAY 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • INSTRUCTORS: AIMEE TYE & ANGI POLDERMAN

As students advance through their training, Ballet IV builds on the solid foundation of ballet technique students have received up to this point.  These classes are typically attended by children ages 12 - 18.  During this time, pointe shoes are usually introduced.  These students have several performance opportunities each year.


Intermediate & Advanced Ballet

  • DANCERS AGE 14 AND UP WITH SIGNIFICANT DANCE TRAINING

  • $15 PER CLASS

  • MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 11:30 - 1:00

  • TUESDAY & THURSDAY 6:00 - 7:30

  • INSTRUCTOR: GENE CHUA

Our Advanced Ballet students have several opportunities to strengthen and deepen their training.  From introducing new dance styles to learning classical variations and virtuoso steps, we've got you covered! These classes will include repertoire, partnering, pointe, classical, turns & jumps, contemporary dance and more.


Variations & Repertoire

  • DANCERS AGE 14 AND UP WITH SIGNIFICANT DANCE TRAINING

  • $13 PER CLASS

  • TUESDAY & THURSDAY 1:00 - 2:00

  • INSTRUCTOR: GENE CHUA

A fun class with instructor Gene Chua, Variations and Repertoire will deepen your command of the classics.  An excellent opportunity for those looking to advance their classical ballet training.


Conditioning

  • DANCERS AGE 14 AND UP WITH SIGNIFICANT DANCE TRAINING

  • $10 PER CLASS

  • MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 1:00 - 1:45

  • INSTRUCTOR: GENE CHUA

Students will work on guided strengthening and conditioning of their muscles in this class. Great for stability and advancing your ballet training!


Adult & Teen Ballet

  • DANCERS AGE 16 AND UP

  • $91 FOR 7 CLASSES / $182 FOR 14 CLASSES

  • TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9:30 - 10:30

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Whether you're looking for a fun way to stay fit or to learn ballet, our Adult & Teen ballet classes offer something for everyone.  Accessible for all skill levels, this is a fun class that will get you moving!


Beginning Adult & Teen Ballet

  • DANCERS AGE 16 AND UP

  • $91 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • MONDAY 6:15 - 7:15

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Everyone has to start somewhere, right!? If you’ve always been curious about dance and would love to give it a try, this class is for you! Join other beginners in a friendly and encouraging environment - get moving and have fun at the same time! Please wear clothes you can move in - dancewear is not necessary!


Pointe

  • DANCERS 12 AND OLDER WHO HAVE INSTRUCTOR’S PERMISSION

  • MUST TAKE ADULT BALLET OR BALLET IV TO WARM UP

  • $70 FOR 7 CLASSES

  • TUESDAY & THURSDAY 10:30 - 11:00

  • FRIDAY 9:30 - 10:00

  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE


Ballet History & Introduction to Choreography

  • ALL AGES

  • INCLUDED IN TCDC SUMMER PERFORMANCE FEE

  • $70 FOR 7 CLASSES FOR NON TCDC MEMBERS

  • WEDNESDAY 10:15 - 11:00

  • INSTRUCTOR: ANGI POLDERMAN

There's more to dance than dancing - learn everything you need to know about ballet history and basic choreography skills in this special summer semester class. 


Tye Chua Dance Company Rehearsals

  • INCLUDED IN YOUR $150 SUMMER SPLASH PERFORMANCE FEE

  • OPEN ONLY TO TCDC DANCERS

  • MONDAY - FRIDAY 2:00 - 3:00

  • WEDNESDAY 9:15 - 10:15

  • FRIDAY 10:00 - 11:00

  • INSTRUCTORS: AIMEE TYE, GENE CHUA & ANGI POLDERMAN

Rehearsal time is included in Tye Chua Dance Company members' yearly performance fee.  During these rehearsals, we practice for upcoming peformances, ready costumes and learn company repertoire.