Please note: This class is a two-session class and only available to those students that auditioned and were a part of the team in winter. No new students may register. Thank you!
Psalm 150 says, “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!” That is exactly what we will do in this two-session audition class. Building on the foundation of dance as worship to the Giver of the gift, dancers will focus on using traditional and classical dance techniques and styles to help create a strong foundation for solid dance skills. PROJECT 150: DANCE JR is a class for young dancers with strong dance skills or a strong desire to study dance at a high level. Dancers will The showcase pieces will incorporate skills learned during class in the areas of classical ballet and other traditional dance styles, while challenging the dancers in the area of expression and performance.
Julie Gernand is thrilled to be working with CYT once more after a long hiatus! She previously taught in DuPage, Aurora, and NW Cook, and choreographed "Annie Jr", "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Tarzan". Julie holds degrees in Theatre Arts and English Literature from Illinois Wesleyan University. She has also choreographed and taught for Heritage Homeschool Workshops, Metropolis Theatre, and Infinity Arts Academy: Chicago, and Overshadowed Theatrical Productions. Julie is blessed to be wife to Ted and mama to Ben (5)and Peter (1). She is so grateful for the opportunity to dance with such wonderful students in the beautiful CYT community!