Dance

 

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SunDance
After-School Program

SunDance teacher, Ms. Dawn Holmes has loved working with students in her After-School Dance Program for over 10 years! The program has over 100 students in grades K-8, a mini-performance group known as CREW, a preschool class, and an adult group.  

There are 2 after-school dance seasons a year, each that end with a performance (Christmas and Spring) at Highline Performing Arts Center (401 S 152nd St., Burien, WA  98148). 

Winter/Spring 2020 Schedule

CLASSES START – January 13th

Dress Rehearsal – May 3rd      /       Winter/Spring Performance – May 4th

MONDAY Limit
3:15-4:15PMHip Hop I (Grades K-3)23
4:15-5:15PMHip Hop II (Grades 4-5)24
5:15-6:15PMAdult (Age 14-98)n/a
WEDNESDAY Limit
3:30-4:30PMJazz I (Grades K-3)23
4:30-5:30PMJazz II (Grades 4-8)30
5:30-6:30PMLyrical Jazz (Grades 5-8)24

CREW is the SunDance company for 4th-8th graders. We offer 3 levels. This group is dedicated to making dance their extracurricular priority, as they are the dancers that help tell the story of our productions

  • If you are in 4th grade or have never danced with us before, please register for both Mini CREW and CREW and at least one other upper level class.
  • If you are in 5-7th grade and have been on CREW before, please register for CREW and at least 2 other upper level classes.
  • If you are in 8th grade please register for Sr. CREW and CREW, and at least on other upper level class.

We ask that your child attend the CREW classes that you register for through the end of March.  As of April 1st, we will require ALL CREW kids to meet for the entire CREW session (3:05pm-5:35pm).  Please note that CREW attendance is MANDATORY.

THURSDAY Limit
11:15AM-NoonPreschool (Preschool 3s and PreKindergarten)20
3:05-3:50PM (45 min)MINI CREW (4th grade and 1st year of CREW)20
3:50-4:50PM (1 hr)CREW (Veteran CREW members)n/a
4:50-5:35PM (45 min)SR. CREW (8th grade)n/a
FRIDAY Limit
3:05-4:05PMOpen Hip Hop (All grades, NOT open to dancers in CREW)30
4:05-5:05PMHip Hop III (Grades 6-8)24
Monthly Program Fees (4-month session):
 1 Child2 Children
1 Class$50$100
2 Classes$90$180
3 Classes$130$260
4 Classes$170$340
5 Classes$210$420

PERFORMANCE FEE OF $60 FOR EACH STUDENT, EXCLUDES CREW. Please know that this performance fee covers theater rental costs, lighting meetings, music, stage sets, and insurance.  Performers, excluding CREW and Adult class students are required to wear black leggings (girls)/black pants (boys), and black tank top (girls)/black t-shirt (boys).

****Note for performance fee****

We will hire a professional photographer(s) to shoot both dress rehearsal and the show.  All photos will be made available to the entire dance program.  We ask that parents refrain from taking photographs.  Photography is allowed in these circumstances: (1) Your child is in the photo  (2) Someone has asked you to take a photo of their child (3) It is dress rehearsal.

NO PHOTOGRAPHY is allowed in the theater the night of the show.  Our hired photographer will have a special badge that allows him/her movement throughout the theater and backstage.

****You are not registered unless you receive an email confirmation****

  Dependent on guidelines released for after-school activities – Registration for Fall/Winter 2020 has been postponed due to Covid-19.

For class registration or billing information please contact Jennifer Kokkonis (jkokkonis@holyrosaryws.org) 

Register Here

Other Questions and Additional Information

Contact dance teachers with any class/performance related questions: Miss Dawn – email sun_goddess22@hotmail.com

No Dance Class Days

September

  • Friday 20 – West Fest

October

  • Friday 11 – No school. Teacher In-Service
  • Wednesday 31 – No classes due to Halloween

November

  • Monday 11 – No School
  • Monday 25 thru Friday 29 – No School

December

  • SUNDAY 15 – Mandatory Rehearsal: Arrival Time 6pm; CREW Arrival 5:30pm
  • Monday 16 – SHOW NIGHT! Arrival Time: 5:30pm; CREW Arrival 5pm.  Show begins at 6pm

January

  • Monday 13 – classes start
  • Monday 20 – No School

February

  • Friday 14 – half day – no dance class
  • Monday 17 & 18 – No School
  • Wednesday 19 – no dance class
  • Wednesday 26 – no dance class

March

  • Friday 13 – No School
  • Friday 20 – half day – no dance class

April

  • Monday 6 thru Friday 10 – Holy Week (parish center is booked all week)
  • Monday 13 thru Friday 17 – Easter break

May

  • Sunday 3 – Dress Rehearsal – Mandatory Rehearsal: Arrival Time 6pm; CREW Arrival 5:30pm
  • Monday 4 – Spring Performance – Arrival Time 6:30pm, Show begins at 7pm