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2018-19 Annual GAAC Membership Form

2018-19 Program Registration Form

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Dance with Ms. Alycia and Miss Elena

We are thrilled to welcome back Ms. Alycia Campbell and Miss Elena Modrzejewski as our instructors for another amazing year of dance at the GAAC! Similar to last year, classes are available for beginners, juniors, intermediates and teens. Approximate ages for classes have been provided with final placement to be determined by Ms. Alycia and Miss Elena. As part of our “Anniversary Special”, costume costs are included in your annual fee and classes are for 28 weeks instead of 26!   *New this year, Ms Alycia and Miss Elena would like to offer a Musical Theatre Workshop! There is more information to come but in the new year dancers who are registered for dance with GAAC will have the opportunity to create and perform a Musical Theatre piece at RFOTA and our Annual Recital. Dance technique is required.*

Tuesdays – September 25 to April 23 (28 weeks)

Little Stars – Beginner Class (Approximate Age 3 to 4), 4-5pm – $340 (1 Costume included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and one routine performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

Looking to introduce dance to your little one? This class does just that by providing an introduction to movement with music for Dance. Each class is designed to teach the basics of dance in a fun and encouraging atmosphere while introducing students to a class setting. Through movement the students learn about their bodies, the space around them, and how music brings that together.

Boys Funk (Approximate Age 5 & up), 5-6pm – $340 (1 Costume included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and one routine performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

A class just for the boys! This class introduces students to Hip Hop with the technique and athleticism of Jazz. A great class to start learning rhythm and music with some funky and fun dance moves. 

Jazz and Kids’ Hip Hop – Junior Class (Approximate Age 6-9), 6-7pm – $340 (1 Costume included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and one routine performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

Jazz dance is a popular form of dance with roots in African movement set to contemporary music. Sharp accents, fast turns and high jumps are some of the elements learned in this class. Kids Hip Hop is an introduction to Hip Hop, a fun and challenging dance style set to the music of today combining body isolations with intricate rhythmic patterns. Students will learn the vocabulary of both genres that will foster the proper foundations of growth for the students to excel within this class.

Jazz and Hip Hop – Intermediate and Teen Class (Approximate Age 9 and Up), 7-8:30pm  – $505 (2 Costumes included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and two routines performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

Jazz dance is a popular form of dance with roots in African movement set to contemporary music. Sharp accents, fast turns and high jumps are some of the elements learned in this class. Hip Hop is a fun and challenging dance style set to the music of today. The combination of body isolations and intricate rhythmic patterns allow for the students to learn about the three different styles of hip hop; Breaking, Popping, and Locking. Students will learn the vocabulary of both genres that will foster the proper foundations of growth for the students to excel within this class.

Adult Dance Class – 8:30-9:30pm  – Dates to be determined after registration  Cost $100

10 Week Workshop

Have you ever thought about trying dance but maybe it’s been a while since you’ve had those dancing shoes on? We’re happy to offer a 10 week introduction to dance for Adults so you can come out and try a little bit of everything. Get a taste of Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop in an encouraging and fun environment. No previous dance experience necessary.

Thursdays – September 27 to April 25 (28 weeks)

Pre-Ballet and Pre-Jazz – Beginner Class (Approximate Age 4 to 5), 4-5pm – $340 (1 Costume included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and one routine performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

An Introduction to the music, movement and technique of Ballet and Jazz. Students will develop a strong vocabulary of Ballet technique while exploring the many styles of movement associated with Jazz. The perfect class to introduce your tiny dancer to both Ballet and Jazz.

Ballet and Introduction to Lyrical – Junior Class (Approximate Age 6 to 8), 5-6pm – $340 (1 Costume included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and one routine performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

This class combines the classical style of Ballet with an Introduction to Lyrical. Ballet is a form of dance based on precise steps with gestures and movements of grace and fluidity. Lyrical is a genre that is a combination of Ballet technique with Jazz movement set to expressive lyrics of music. A foundation of technique is introduced and fostered every week for the student to grow within the discipline.

Ballet and Lyrical – Intermediate Class (Approximate Age 8 to 11), 6-7:30pm – $505 (2 Costumes included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and two routines performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

This class combines the classical style of Ballet with the expressive technique of Lyrical. Ballet is a form of dance based on precise steps with gestures and movements of grace and fluidity. Lyrical is a genre that is a combination of Ballet technique with Jazz movement set to expressive lyrics of music. A foundation of technique is introduced and fostered every week for the student to grow within the discipline.

Ballet and Lyrical – Teen Class (Approximate Age 12 to 17), 7:30-9pm – $505 (2 Costumes included)

Includes two in-class parent viewings and two routines performed at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

This class combines the classical style of Ballet with the expressive technique of Lyrical. Ballet is a form of dance based on precise steps with gestures and movements of grace and fluidity. Lyrical is a genre that is a combination of Ballet technique with Jazz movement set to expressive lyrics of music. A foundation of technique is introduced and fostered every week for the student to grow within the discipline.

All registrants require $25 Individual or $50 Family GAAC Membership (65+ no charge) valid Sept 2018 – Aug 2019.

GAAC programs may be changed or cancelled based on enrollment.
Financial Assistance available through Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/en.html

There will be one registration evening. It will be a mass registration with other community groups at the Teulon Rockwood Centennial Centre, Tues, Sept 11th, 4:30-7:30pm.  If these dates are not convenient for you, please let us know and we can arrange to get you registered at another time.

Payment plans available for all GAAC programs.


Highland Dance With Miss Lesley

Wednesdays – 25 weeks from October 3rd, 2018 to April 24th, 2018 – $275

*Free introductory classes September 19th and 26th from 6:30-7:15pm for NEW students!*

25 weeks on Wednesdays from October 3 to April 24 – $275. Additional costume cost required.

Classes will be determined on skill level and age at time of registration. Starts at 6:30pm

We are excited to once again offer Highland dance classes with our much-loved, long-time instructor Miss Lesley. We are fortunate to have local talent like Lesley in our community with such extensive experience as a Highland dancer, competitor and instructor. In a fun and challenging environment, students will learn fundamental Highland dance skills including foot and hand positions and basic movements that will be put together to form a dance. As dancers progress, new dances are introduced. Registration includes dance fees and performances at Rockwood Festival of the Arts, the Final Dance Recital and Canada Day.

All registrants require $25 Individual or $50 Family GAAC Membership (65+ no charge) valid Sept 2018 – Aug 2019.

GAAC programs may be changed or cancelled based on enrollment.
Financial Assistance available through Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/en.html

There will be one registration evening. It will be a mass registration with other community groups at the Teulon Rockwood Centennial Centre, Tues, Sept 11th, 4:30-7:30pm.  If these dates are not convenient for you, please let us know and we can arrange to get you registered at another time.

Payment plans available for all GAAC programs.