Mayfield Senior School

500 Bellefontaine Street Pasadena, CA 91005

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Conservatory for the Arts

Dance

The Dance Conservatory is designed for the serious dancer who is interested in choreography, performance, and increasing her skills in technique. Students are expected to choreograph and perform in the annual dance concert and various dance presentations throughout the year. Guest artists and well-known choreographers give master classes in preparation for performance.

Dance Concert Photos
"Untitled One Five" - Spring Dance Concert 2015
Dance Concert Videos

Intermediate Level

This course is for the incoming Conservatory student who has passed the audition. It will focus on advancing the student’s level of technique, skill and knowledge of dance. The curriculum includes ballet, modern, classical jazz and performance skills. An individual conditioning program is implemented to address differences in strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, coordination and agility. Members of this class will have the opportunity to perform with the Advanced Conservatory in the annual Spring Dance Concert, Student Choreographers’ Ball and outreach performances. Students also have opportunities for workshops with special guest artists throughout the semester. A full-year commitment is recommended in order to dance in the annual Spring Dance Concert. Typically, the class is comprised of sophomore to senior students.

 

Advanced Level

This course is for the advanced student who has passed the audition for placement. Students will focus and train in contemporary and classical dance. The curriculum will include ballet, pointe, modern, classical jazz, choreography, world dance, performance skills, critical theory and thinking. An individual conditioning program is implemented to address differences in strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, coordination and agility. The curriculum includes the preparation of a dance video for college submission. Students will also have the opportunity to choreograph and produce their own dance, with the guidance of the instructor. Advanced Conservatory will perform in the annual Spring Dance Concert and other possible venues. Typically, this class is comprised of junior and senior students.

Upcoming Dance Events
All Arts Night
10/17/2015
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Hayden - Student Commons - Stud Comm
Contact: Christin Hablewitz

A Nutcracker Knight
12/12/2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud

Annual Choreographers' Ball
2/12/2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud

Spring Dance Concert
4/21/2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud

Spring Dance Concert
4/22/2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud

Spring Dance Concert
4/23/2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud

Spring Dance Concert
4/24/2016
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Pike - Auditorium - Aud
Dance Department
Denise Leitner
(626) 799-9121 ext. 289

Frit Fuller
(626) 799-9121 ext. 288
California Institute of the Arts - M.F.A.