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 20th $500.00 $970.00
Register after June 20th $525.00 $1050.00
Ages 7-13 8-18
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Summer Intensive Performance Showcase

Saturday August 26th 2017 | 1pm – Norman Rothstein Theatre

Dancers in the summer intensive will culminate 2-weeks of master classes with a performance showcase at the Norman Rothstein Theatre. Featuring all 50+ dancers between the ages of 7-18. Dancers will have the unique opportunity to bring new choreographic works and studio workshop concepts straight to the stage and log important performance hours with a supportive audience. A variety of dance genres will be performed including contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap and flamenco among others. Performances by guest choreographers and faculty alumni will also be showcased. This performance showcase is open to the public, by-donation entry and has an anticipated run-time of 60 minutes. Dancers will have theatre technical rehearsal call times the morning of Saturday August 26th, times to be announced.

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 20th, 2017 $970.000

Register After June 20th, 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.

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.

Sarah Brinson || CONTEMPORARY

Sarah is a graduate of Tisch School for the Arts at New York University where she studied modern dance, composition/choreography, anatomy, music, voice and acting. She has had the privilege to work for and assist choreographers such as Brian Friedman, Tyce Diorio and Stacey Tookey. Sarah was featured on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance. Sarah thrives on the creative process and is constantly looking to be in an environment that encourages new ideas and inspirations to share through the art of movement. She then, in turn, strives to ignite dancers with a deep sense of passion and character to inspire growth technically and artistically.

Tammy Sanderson || TAP

Tammy has a broad background in dance after living and studying all dance styles in Los Angeles for eight years. Tammy’s production credits include Stage Manager/Cast Manager for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Mascot Launch, 1 Year Countdown to 2010, IOC Opening Gala, The Great Big Boo and the 93rd Annual Grey Cup Parade and the CFL Western Final 1/2 time show. For the past nine years Tammy has been Venue Manager at the Pacific National Exhibition for productions such as Bring on the Night, Zydeco Jam, 100 Years of Fun Parade and Kaboom. She as well has been active in the teaching community in Vancouver since 1994 and has adjudicated across Western Canada for the past twenty one years.

Delina Law || BALLET & POINTE

Delina Law started her ballet training at seven with Jean M. Wong School of Ballet in Hong Kong. At fifteen, she went to Canada and continued her ballet training at Alberta Ballet School and York University and received two dance scholarships, one from York University and the other from The Banff Centre for the Arts. In Hong Kong, Delina had worked as a dancer with the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC), Resident Choreographer for Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited (HK-TVB) and Dance Director of Asia Television Limited (ATV). She choreographed and directed numerous works for television, films and stage. Her work took her to New York, Athens, Kuala Lumpur, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.

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 20th, 2017 $500.000

Register After June 20th, 2017 $525.000