Graded Technique Summer Classes

Summer dance classes allow students the opportunity to ignite their passion for dance and Jesus, focusing on technique without the distractions of the school year allowing for deeper growth and development.

 

Placement

HIS students should register for their 2021/22 placement level. If new to HIS Dance Academy, please follow the summer guideline below. Proper placement will be assigned once students have been evaluated:

               Apprentice – 2 ballet technique classes per week

               Intermediate /Advanced – 3 ballet technique classes per week

Fees

Classes will be billed at the beginning of each month. Seniors who register for all 6 weeks by June 1 receive a $25 discount off their total tuition. Graded Technique male students receive free summer tuition.

 

Dress code

Classical ballet attire - modest leotard, no mesh, tights on inside of leotard, and ballet shoes.

 

HIS Student and Ensemble Member Requirements
               New to AP 1 – (Apprentice 9+ with Ballet experience) One week at HIS Dance Academy highly encouraged
               AP 1 – (Apprentice) One-week minimum, two weeks highly encouraged

               AP 2 – (Apprentice) Two-week minimum
               JR 1 & 2 – (Intermediate) Four-week minimum required. (August Intensive plus 3 additional weeks)
               Sr 1 & 2 – (Advanced) Six-week minimum required. (August Intensive plus 5 additional weeks)
               Ensemble members required to take the August Intensive plus the minimum number of weeks     

JR 2 Dancers NEW TO POINTE please take class on T/TH 9:00-11:00 and Wednesday’s 11:00-1:00

Advanced and Intermediate Students Class Schedule

(HIS Level AP2, JR1, 2 and SR1, 2)

 

Week #1 June 8-10

      AP 2 (Apprentice) June 8 & 10 only

T /TH11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

    T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

Week #2 June 15-17

AP 2 (Apprentice) June 15 & 17 only

T/TH 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

​    T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

 

 

Week #3 June 22-24

     New to & AP 1 (9+yrs with Ballet exp.) June 22 & 24

T/TH 9:30 am – 11:00 am

$38

AP 2 (Apprentice) June 22 & 24 

T/TH 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

​     T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

 

 

Week #4 July 13–15

      T/TH AP 1 (Apprentice) July 13 & 15

9:30 am – 11:00 am

$38

AP 2 (Apprentice) July 13 & 15

T/TH 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

​    T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

 

 

Week #5 July 20-22

AP 2 (Apprentice) July 20 & 22

T/TH 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

​    T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

 

Week #6 August 17-19

      AP 1 (Apprentice) August 17 & 19

T/TH 9:30 am – 11:00 am

$38

AP 2 (Apprentice) August 17 & 19

T/TH 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$38

​    T - TH JR 1 (Intermediate)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$50

JR 2 (Intermediate) 

     T/TH 9:00-11:00

W 11:00-1:00

SR 1 & 2 (Advanced)

T - TH 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$65

HIS Ensemble Intensive

 
Seyong Kim
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Guest Instructor: Seyong Kim, Eun,-Kyung Chung

HIS Current and Past Instructors: Tassia Johnson, Sarah Walters and Christina Perry, Hannah Sullivan

Open to ALL ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE DANCERS (HIS Students JR1-SR2)

Session Dates: August 9-13

9:00-3:00

Cost: $275

Seyong Kim is originally from Seoul, South Korea and is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI). He holds an MA in Dance Education from New York University and an MA in Dance from Sung-Kyun-Kwan University in South Korea. He is a CMA (Certified Movement Analyst) from Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, a RSME (Registered Somatic Movement Educator) at ISMETA (International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association), and a PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique) Certified Teacher. Seyong is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 of the American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum. Additionally, he earned Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. Seyong has taught for Rutgers University, Kent State University, Randolph College, Peridance, World Dance Alliance (WDAA), Americas, American College Dance Association (ACDA), Brighton Dance Festival, Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF), Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, National High School Dance Festival, Alabama Dance Festival, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, and Charlottesville Ballet.

As a professional dancer, Seyong has danced with Metropolitan Opera Ballet at Lincoln Center, Albania Opera Ballet Theatre, Staten Island Ballet, Baltimore Ballet, Traverse City Dance Project, Neglia Ballet, TAKE Dance, and Oakland Ballet Company. In addition, his choreographic works have been internationally invited at Landestheater Coburg Germany, Dance in ITALY Festival, Dzul International Dance Festival in Mexico, Taiwan JueDai Taipei International Dance Festival, ProArteDanza in Canada, Seoul International Dance Festival in TANK, Battery Dance Festival, Lindenwood University, Cleveland Dance Festival, Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival, Chicago International Dance Forum, Detroit Dance City Festival, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, KYL/D Inhale on Camera, Jazz in Lincoln Center, and Nimbus OFFLINE+ at the BAM Fisher.

Eun-Kyung Chung holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts in Dance from Ewha University, the world’s largest female educational institute and is one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea. Mrs. Chung is an American Ballet Theatre® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of their training curriculum. She is also a certified Gyrotonic® (Specialized for Dancers) and Gyrokinesis® trainer who enjoys sharing these methods with people.

 

Mrs. Chung was a principal dancer at Seoul Ballet Theatre (South Korea) prior to moving to Germany in 2010. She joined Mainfranken Theater Würzburg as a soloist. Later, she joined Landestheater Coburg as a principal dancer and choreographer.

 

Mrs. Chung moved to the United States in 2016 and worked with Charlottesville Ballet Company (VA), Central Virginia Ballet (VA), Traverse City Dance Project (MI), Neglia Ballet (NY), TAKE Dance (NY), and Princeton Festival (NJ).  She was also a Visiting Assistant Professor at Randolph College (Lynchburg, VA) and an Adjunct Faculty at Grand Valley State University (Grand Rapids, MI).  Eun-Kyung Chung is currently an Adjunct Faculty at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI), a contemporary ballet instructor at Ballet Arts Ensemble and a ballet instructor at Ballet Kalamazoo.