Locations, dates and times: Peter S. Ogden Elementary School
9 a.m.– 12 noon
Chinook Elementary School and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics
9 a.m.– 12 noon
Grade levels: Students in third through seventh grades during the 2016-17 school year
Course description: A variety of dance styles including ballet, modern and jazz, will be explored in this workshop. Students will progress through a warm-up, skill development and choreography. Students will work individually and in partners to strengthen their dance technique and choreographic skills.
Requirements or supplies: Students should wear comfortable, athletic clothing appropriate for movement and should bring a water bottle. Shoes are not allowed in the dance studio at VSAA. Students attending the Chinook and Ogden programs may wear sneakers or dance shoes.
Grade levels: Students in eighth through 11th grades during the 2016-17 school year and enrolled in a VPS high school for this fall
Auditions: Last two days of school, June 2017
2:30 p.m.–5 p.m. (callbacks to follow)
Please bring a one- to two-minute prepared piece of text from any of Shakespeare’s plays.
Dates and times: Shakespeare Intensive July 10-14
9 a.m.–12 noon
Rehearsal: Monday through Friday, July 31-Aug. 18
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Performances: Aug. 17-19 at 6 p.m.
Course description: Come one, come all! We will be presenting a district-wide production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. We will hold auditions in June, participate in a weeklong intensive focused on performing Shakespeare in July and rehearse for our production in August. Join the fun of this free learning and performing opportunity.
All opportunities are taught by certified teachers and are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools.