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After-School Program

********************SunDance is currently unavailable due to COVID-19 for the 2021/2022 school year.  ****************************

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

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
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.

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
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 2021 has been postponed due to Covid-19.


Register Here

Other Questions and Additional Information

Contact dance teachers with any class/performance related questions: Miss Dawn – email

No Dance Class Days


  • Friday 20 – West Fest


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


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


  • 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


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


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


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


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


  • 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