Summer Intensives

Junior and Advanced Dancers

The Landing Dance - Summer Dance Intensive Classes
  JUNIOR INTENSIVE ADVANCED INTENSIVE
Ages 7-13 8-18
Dates 1 week (Aug 21st-26th) 2 weeks (Aug 14th-26th)
Minimum dance experience required 1 year 3 years
Register before June 15th $500.00 $970.00
Register after June 15th $525.00 $1050.00
Ages 7-13 8-18
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Advanced Summer Intensive

August 14th – August 26th 2017
Monday – Friday  9:00AM – 4:00PM (Ages 8-18)

Our Summer Intensive was created to challenge and inspire intermediate and advanced dancers in their pursuit for excellence. The setting is fast-paced and the information is detailed to simulate the environment of the professional dance world.

Days will be split into two sessions, separated by a break for lunch. The morning sessions will consist of technique classes in varying styles, where the afternoon sessions will rotate between choreography classes, body conditioning, and artistic training. Styles covered will include Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, and Jazz among many others.

Groups will be organized based on age, experience, and registration. A minimum of 3 years dance experience is required.

Beginner dancers please see our Summer Dance Camp & Summer Dance Sessions.

Register Before June 15th, 2017 $970.000

Register After June 15th, 2017 $1050.000

Guest Faculty

Instructors Bios

Brenna McLaud-Bichara
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR || CONTEMPORARY/CONDITIONING

Brenna has performed for Serge Bennenthan, PaulAndre-Fortier, Henry Daniel, Emily Molnar, Wen Wei Dance, Move: the company, Dancers-Dancing, and Full Performing Bodies, among many others. Brenna spent time in New York at The Ailey School and worked with the head of the Horton department at The Ailey School, completing the Horton Pedagogy Program for teachers. Brenna’s profound love of the Horton technique has grown over the years and her ability to share this wonderful technique has been a true gift for the dancers at The Landing Dance Centre.

Shauna Smith || HIP HOP

Shauna is a professional dancer/choreographer with training in Urban & Commercial Street, Hip Hop, Breaking, Locking & Popping, and Street Jazz. Her work has taken her all over the USA and South Africa as both a dancer and a choreographer in film and video. Famous titles include The Killers Spaceman, Studio 54 Las Vegas and Cinderella Story 2. She is currently a director/dancer/choreographer for Kill The Lights dance crew, and a guest instructor/choreographer for SASAD South Africa.

Lindsay Wilson || TAP

Born and raised in Maple Ridge, BC, Lindsay has gained over 33 years of extensive dance training and choreography experience in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary/Modern, Stage/Singing and Hip Hop. She is certified by the Canadian Dance Teachers Association and the International Dance Teachers Association in both Tap and Jazz. As a professional she has danced with the Vancouver Grizzlies Extreme Dance Team and Fusion Dance Company, at the 2010 Olympic Games, and on cruise ships around the world. As an instructor Lindsay brings with her unique styles in dance an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and charisma.

Lonnie Davis || MODERN/REPERTORY

Lonnie’s career has afforded him training at Alvin Ailey American Dance Centre, Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. II, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, and study with some of the most noted African American choreographers in American Modern Dance. He has also had the privilege of performing lead roles in countless productions with Wylliams / Henry Contemporary Dance Co, Kansas City, MO. Lonnie now shares his passion for dance as a choreographer and educator.

Suzanne Ouellette || BALLET/MUSICAL THEATRE

Suzanne has Trained and danced with some of the worlds finest ballet companies and has performed as a lead dancer, singer and actress throughout her professional career. Suzanne was Ballet Mistress for Ballet BC and her extensive background in many facets of the performing arts, make her extremely sought after as a teacher, choreographer, rehearsal director, and adjudicator. She is currently Assistant Choreographer for the Vancouver Arts Club production of Billy Elliot. The Killers Spaceman, Studio 54 Las Vegas and Cinderella Story 2. She is currently a director/dancer/choreographer for Kill The Lights dance crew, and a guest instructor/choreographer for SASAD South Africa

Melanie Dance || BALLET

Melanie Graduated from the Northern Ballet School in England. She studied and trained in London, New York and Miami during her professional performing career. After immigrating to Canada and opening Pro Arte Centre, Melanie has been recognized as a Fellow of the I.S.T.D. (Modern), the highest level of recognition awarded by this world-renowned dance organization, in addition to being an Associate Teacher in Ballet, Tap and National. In, she is an internationally recognized choreographer, with her choreography nominated and awarded with numerous awards both locally and internationally.

Junior Division:

August 21st – 26th 2017
Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 4:00PM (Ages 7-13)

Introducing the first Junior Summer Intensive at the Landing Dance Centre! This one-week program was created to challenge and inspire young dancers in their pursuit for continuous improvement and excellence.

This is an excellent opportunity for dancers to continue their training in the summer and dance with new people. Throughout the week, our talented faculty will mentor each dancer in the search of what is necessary for them to push forward to reach their next level.

Days will be split into two sessions, separated by a break for lunch. The morning sessions will consist of technique classes in varying styles, where the afternoon sessions will rotate between choreography classes, body conditioning, & artistic training. Styles covered will include Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, and Jazz among many others.

Groups will be organized based on age, experience, and registration. A minimum of 1 year dance experience is required.

Beginner dancers please see our Summer Dance Camp & Summer Dance Sessions.

Register Before June 15th, 2017 $500.000

Register After June 15th, 2017 $525.000