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2024-2025 Season Programme coming soon
Ballet

DRESS CODE: leotard and tights. Pink ballet slippers. Optional: skirt, tight shorts.

JCC DAYCARE CHILDREN: optional daycare pick-up and prep fee: Session A: $60; Session B: $80

PETITE BALLET (Ages: 3-4)
Instructor: Emily Fox
An exploration of graceful movement leading to Ballet. No performance on stage.
Thursday 3:15pm – 4:00pm
Jan 11-Jun 6 (18 Classes)
Member $309.00 / Regular $379.00
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PRE-BALLET 1 (Ages: 4-5)
Instructor: Emily Fox
Wednesday 3:15pm – 4:00pm
Jan 10-Jun 9 (20 Classes)
Member $329.00 / Regular $399.00
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PRE-BALLET 2 (Ages: 5-6)
Instructor: Emily Fox
Wednesday 4:15pm – 5:00pm
Jan 10-Jun 9 (20 Classes)
Member $329.00 / Regular $399.00
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Jazz

DRESS CODE: Jazz pants or leggings, fitted tank top or t-shirt, black Jazz shoes.

JCC DAYCARE CHILDREN: optional daycare pick-up and prep fee: Session A: $60; Session B: $80

JAZZ/TAP COMBO (Ages: 4-5)
Instructor: Chan Smook
Wednesday 3:05pm – 3:50pm
SESSION B:
Jan 10-Jun 9 (20 Classes)
Member $329.00 / Regular $399.00
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Hip Hop

DRESS CODE: runners, comfortable movement clothing.

JCC DAYCARE CHILDREN: optional daycare pick-up and prep fee: Session A: $60; Session B: $80

HIPPITY HOP (Ages: 4-5)
Instructor: Chan Smook
Tuesday 3:15pm – 4:00pm
SESSION B:
Jan 9-Jun 9 (20 Classes)
Member $329.00 / Regular $399.00
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Tap

A fun and energetic intro to tap. Develops coordination and rhythm.

DRESS CODE: black tap shoes, stretchy clothing.

JAZZ/TAP COMBO (Ages: 4-5)
Instructor: Chan Smook
Wednesday 3:05pm – 3:50pm
Jan 10-Jun 9 (20 Classes)
Member $329.00 / Regular $399.00
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Acro

Cirque du Soleil, here we come! Acro combines dance technique with gymnastics. It teaches flexibility, balance, strength and discipline.

DRESS CODE: leotard, bare feet, hair tied back.

ACRO PLAY (Ages: 4-5)
Instructor: Karina Collins
Monday 3:15pm – 4:00pm
Jan 8-Jun 3 (15 Classes)
Member $309.00 / Regular $379.00
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Dance for Adults
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Faculty

Faculty

DANA CAMIL HEWITT
School Director 

Dana is an arts administrator and musicologist with extensive international experience in arts management and education. Before becoming Director of the Dena Wosk School of Performing Arts in 1999, she worked for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tel-Aviv University. She is also a freelance writer, specializing in arts and culture.

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JANA BERENGEL
Jazz

Jana has enjoyed a career in film, TV and stage. She has danced alongside Michael Buble, Carmen Electra and taught Amanda Seyfried her dance moves for the feature film “Red Riding Hood”. She has danced in TV commercials for Microsoft, Telus Mobility, Energizer as well as on TV shows “Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies”,  “Psych” and MOW, “The Good Bye Girl”.  Jana has also performed for Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Tokyo Disneyland. She has toured with the Canadian Concert Military Show Tour throughout Canada, Israel, Dubai, Egypt and Afghanistan. Jana loves teaching and looks forward to another great year.

ERICA McFARLANE SNODGRASS
Jazz, Hip Hop

Erica is a sought-after dancer and instructor. She started her training at age 3, and went on to direct the University of Victoria Dance Company. While completing her B.A. in Human and Social Development, she founded The Industry Dance Co and created ‘Therapy In Motion’, a dance program for people with special needs. Highlights of her dance career include: BC Lions’ ‘Felions’ dance team, The Canadian Video Game Awards, SVS Style Dance Crew, featured choreographer for BC Children’s Hospital ‘For Children We Care’.

KARINA COLLINS
Acro

Karina is a professional ballet dancer with a background in gymnastics. She has danced throughout BC, the US and Europe with Goh Ballet, Coastal City Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota and Koblenz Ballet. She loves teaching children because they are the most creative and she is excited to pass on her knowledge of ballet and performing to the upcoming generation.

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SHAE BOURNE
Hip Hop

Growing up in Vancouver BC, Shae attended the Richmond Academy of Dance and furthered her training at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles, as well as with the Source Dance Company and KTL based out of Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver.  Shae has had the privilege of dancing in many TV shows and has been a part of many live theatre shows throughout BC. Over the years, Shae has developed a wealth of knowledge from working in this industry and is excited to share it!

CHAN SMOOK
Hip Hop and Jazz

Chan Smook has been a lover of dance since they started at the age of 5. Growing up in Alberta, Chan trained in every discipline offered at their studio  and  won a variety of scholarships in NYC and Vancouver, where they trained with several intensive companies. Chan has also had the opportunity to work within the TV and film industry and on music videos. Chan is a teacher of infectious energy and passion in sharing their love for dance with students. They are beyond excited to be joining the DWSPA faculty!

SAMANTHA KRYSTAL
Contemporary

Samantha Krystal is an emerging artist who graduated from the dance training program, Modus Operandi. She also completed her degree in Microbiology and Immunology at UBC.  She had the pleasure of working with Co.ERASGA, Clala Dance Project, Out Innerspace, Judith Marcuse, Chaos Emblematic, and Dr. Bob Pritchard. She is currently teaching dance in the lower mainland, making and selling paintings, and creating dance works with the collective, Okams Racer (Ana Sosa).

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