August 7-10, 2017
This is the PERFECT way to jump start your fall season and get back into shape QUICK! This four day intensive usually meets the week before school starts (Denton ISD) and includes Ballet technique and Modern/Contemporary technique! We have two different levels for ages 11 and up who are ready to get serious about dancing!
- Intermediate Ballet Technique, 4-5:30pm w/ Dr. Choi
- Intermediate Modern/Contemporary, 5:30-6:45pm w/ Ms. Wade
- Advanced Ballet Technique, 5:30-7pm w/ Dr. Choi
- Advanced Modern/Contemporary, 7-8:15pm w/ Ms. Wade
Dancers are able to choose to take the whole four day session at a discount, OR sign up for one, two, or three days!
Dr. Kihyoung Choi
Dr. Kihyoung Choi is the Department Chair of Dance, Drama, and Radio, Television, and Film and the Director of Movers Unlimited Touring Dance Company on the Northeast Campus of Tarrant County College. She is a co-founding member of the professional dance company, Satellite Dance. Kihyoung holds a Ph.D. in dance with an emphasis in dance pedagogy from Texas Woman’s University. She received her M.A. in dance kinesiology with a specialization in biomechanical analysis of movements from Yonsei University. Kihyoung began her professional dance training in Yewon Art Middle School in Seoul, Korea where she rigorously studied ballet, Korean dance, and modern dance. She has performed as a professional dancer since the age of 12 and performed with the Korean National Ballet Company and Sangmook Chae Traditional Korean Dance Company. Kihyoung has served on the faculties of University of North Texas, the American College Dance Festival, Denton Dance Conservatory, Yonsei Universiy (Korea), and Dankook University (Korea). Kihyoung has been an invited guest teacher for dance and the Child international (daCi) and the Cecchetti Council of America, as well as a guest artist for DanceTCU at Texas Christian University and Faculty Concert and Symposium at the University of North Texas. Her choreography has been commissioned for dance festivals and conferences. Her recent work was chosen by the Dallas Dance Council of North Texas for the Dallas DanceFest 2014.
Ms. Rachel Wade
Rachel Wade is the Director of the Arlington Heights High School Dance Department and Repertory Company. Rachel has a B.F.A. in Modern Dance from Texas Christian University's School for Classical and Contemporary Dance and has danced professionally with Muscle Memory Dance Theater, Epiphany DanceArts, CholoRock Dance Collective and Impulse Dance Project. She has also had the opportunity to be a Rehearsal Assistant for the TCU School for Classical and Contemporary Dance and is the recipient of the 2017 Broadway at the Bass Chair for Teaching Excellence in Dance. In addition, Mrs. Wade is the recipient of the Bates Dance Festival Teacher Fellowship Scholarship and the Glenda Brown Choreography Scholarship. Ms. Wade was a Denton Dance Conservatory student for 12 years and grew up through the ranks of our resident dance company, the Denton City Contemporary Ballet. She taught tap and jazz for DDC for seven years and set choreography on the company that was performed all over Austria during the company's tour with the Young Tanzsommer Dance Festival in 2011.