Harbor Dance
6820 Kimball Drive Suite E
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Telephone: (253) 858-5550
Email: info@harbordance.net
http://harbordance.net

Performing Companies

 

 

 HARBOR DANCE BALLET COMPANY

 

AND COHESION PERFORMANCE GROUP:

 

 BALLET COMPANY

 

HARBOR DANCE BALLET COMPANY MISSION STATEMENT: The Harbor Dance Ballet Company is a group comprised of dancers who wish to explore the discipline of ballet in a meaningful way.  It offers the focused dancer the opportunity to grow swiftly in technique, to showcase their work often, to learn alongside other driven peers, to be versatile with respect to various ballet styles, to have a close network of support from their Company peers, and to grow into pre-professional or professional dancers.

Our Ballet Company is by invitation only and open to mature, level four and higher ballet dancers. If your dancer is interested, he/she may attend a summer workshop or call for a private evaluation. We offer both Apprentice and Principle levels.

 

MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 classes per week of  Ballet  in appropriate level 
  •  45min-1 hr. Pointe class, as advised by their instructor 
  • Ballet Company Rehearsal 

 

STRONGLY SUGGESTED: 

  • 1 hour class in any additional genre
  • Additional Pointe Classes if approved by instructor

 

Ballet Company Director 2017-2018 Kate Monthy

 

 COHESION (PERFORMING GROUPS/TEAMS)

MISSION STATEMENT:   Harbor Dance and Performance Center's Cohesion Performance Team is a group comprised of dancers who wish to explore the art of dance in a meaningful way.  It offers the focused dancer the opportunity to grow swiftly in technique, to showcase their work often, to learn alongside other driven peers, to delve into artistry, to have a close network of regular and loving support, and to grow into pre-professional or professional dancers.

 

Our groups perform at various local venues and participates in 3-4 quality dance conventions which hold competitions, and 3-5 competitions. 

 

Harbor Dance also hosts in-studio intensives featuring guest instructors from renowned dance schools, along with in-studio adjudication from professional adjudicators.

Our 2017-2018 Cohesion faculty includes Simone Peterson (Cohesion Jazz/lyrical and Cohesion Director), Giselle Lorenz Brock (Cohesion jazz/lyrical), Paula Johnson (Cohesion Tap and Jazz), and Marvin Howard (Cohesion Hip-Hop).

JAZZ/LYRICAL MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

 

REACH

  • 1-2 ballet classes per week. 2 is preferred. Any dancers level 4 and up are required to take ballet twice per week.
  • 1 jazz, musical theater, tricks, turns leaps in appropriate level.
  • Reach rehearsal block.

 

EXTEND AND GRASP 

  • Extend/Grasp rehearsal blocks plus the technique class for team.
  • 2-3 ballet classes per week in their appropriate level, 3 is preferred.
  • Musical Theatre of the appropriate level

 

CONNECT

  • 3 ballet classes per week in appropriate level placement
  • Tues/Thurs rehearsal block plus Thurs. technique class for team
  • Musical theatre in appropriate level placement

 

 

TAP MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

 

MINI, JUNIOR AND TEEN

· Must attend the appropriate team class (i.e. mini, jr, teen) Tap rehearsal class .

· Must attend one additional class in tap

· 1-2 Ballet classes at the dancers’ level. If level 3 or higher, 2 classes per week are required.                       STRONGLY SUGGEST FOR COMPETITION FOCUSED DANCERS:  Jazz, Broadway/musical theatre, and an      additional ballet 

 

HIP HOP MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

RISE

  • Must attend the Rise Hip Hop Performing class
  • Must take one additional Hip Hop class per week
  • Must take one additional class in any genre (ballet or jazz preferred) 
  • Must take August Hip Hop Workshop

 

 

SHIFT

  •  Must attend the Shift Hip Hop Performing class.
  •  Must take one additional Hip Hop class per week
  •  Must take one additional class in any other genre (ballet or jazz preferred)
  •  Must take August Hip Hop Workshop 

 

 

IMPEL

  •  Must attend the Impel Hip Hop Performing class.
  •  Must take one additional Hip Hop class per week
  •  Must take one additional class in any other genre (ballet or jazz class preferred)
  •  Must take August Hip Hop Workshop

 

EXCEL

  •  Must attend the Excel Hip Hop Performing class.
  • Must take one additional Hip Hop class per week
  • Must take one additional class in any genre (ballet or jazz preferred) 
  • Must take August Hip Hop Workshop

 

 

PARAMOUNT

  •  Must attend the Excel Hip Hop Performing class.
  • -Must take one additional Hip Hop class per week
  • -Must take one additional class in any genre (ballet or jazz preferred) 
  • -Must take August Hip Hop Workshop