Register for Kanopy Academy Classes– Fall classes begin Sept 9, 2019

Join Kanopy Academy of Dance and Explore the Language of Movement with Class Offerings for all Ages and Skill Levels

Whether you are new to dance, or a seasoned dancer… we have classes for you! Modern contemporary, Ballet, Choreography and more…..ages 3-adult – beginner through Professional. Get strong, get healthy, get creative!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Register for Classes & Programs for Fall Term 1 and School Year 2019-2020. 

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative dance for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Weekday, eves and weekend classes.  Advanced dancers aged 15-26 inquire about Kanopy’s pre-professional trainee program and performance troupe: Kanopy2.

 

School Year:
Sept 9, 2019-May 17, 2020.

Classes begin Sept 9. Classes remain open until filled. Registration is ongoing through the year. It is recommended to register for the entire school year. If that is not possible, students may register per term.

Term 1: Sept 9-Nov 2
Term 2: Nov 4- Jan 25
Term 3: Jan 27-Mar 21
Term 4: Mar 23-May 16

All School Showcase Performance:
Sunday May 17, 2020, 1-5pm, Overture Center for the Arts

Classes:
Level 1: ages 3-4, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 1: ages 5-6, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 2: ages 6-8,  Beginning/Cont: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 3: ages 8+, Advanced Beginning: Modern, Ballet, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 4: ages 11+, Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 5: ages 12+, Advanced Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 6: ages 14+, Advanced: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.

Adult Students: Beginning through Advanced classes in Modern and Ballet. Register for School Year, per term, class card, or drop in.

Kanopy Company 2: is a pre professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Ask to audition/by permission.

Adult Ensemble: is a choreography and performance group. Adult students of mixed levels and ages develop their technique in their modern and ballet classes, while developing skills in choreography and performance Ensemble class.

Register for classes:
http://kanopydance.org/school-year/ Questions? E-mail us at  [email protected] or call the studio at  608 255-2211. We are located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703 

 

Kanopy Dance at Art Fair on the Square

Enjoy Beautiful Madison… ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE… and dance!

Sunday July 14, 2019

1-2pm

Kanopy Dance & Friends: Kanopy Dance Company, Kanopy Company 2, Sadira Dance, and Heidi Hakseth & Dancers.

Across from The Children’s Museum at the Capitol. NORTH HAMILTON/Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Performing Arts Stage

Join Kanopy Dance performing dances by local and regional choreographers, including their own choreography. Sadira Dance and Heidi Hakseth & Dancers will also perform. Free.

Join us for a Preview workshop showing

Please Join Us for
A Special Preseason Treat:
A Sneak Preview of our blockbuster opening production
“Martha Graham: Power and Passion”
Featuring a New Work by our Guest Choreographer, 
 Lone Kjaer Larsen, Program Director, Martha Graham School of Dance, NYC

 

Saturday, July 13, 2019 3-4PM
 Kanopy Dance Company Studios,
 341 State Street

 

Lone Kjaer Larsen, former Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company and currently head faculty and Program Director of the Martha Graham School in New York City, is currently completing a one- week residency at Kanopy Dance, teaching a Master Workshop in the Graham technique and repertory and creating a New Work to be premiered at Kanopy’s 2019/20 season opener, Martha Graham: Power and Passion, October 18-20  at the Overture Center for the Arts.

The informal Sneak Preview on Saturday, July 13, will be a behind the scenes look at Ms. Larsen’s premiere and her choreographic process and offer a demonstration of the rigorous Graham techniques students have been mastering during the workshop.

There will also be an opportunity to meet Ms.Larsen and learn more about Martha Graham and the continuing legacy and innovation inspired by this groundbreaking art form.

Register for Summer Dance at Kanopy Dance!

Dance Camps, Mini Dance-Art Camps, Intensives, Guest Artist Workshops, ongoing classes… all ages and levels!

SUMMER 2019

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative movement for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Kanopy Company 2 is a pre-professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Kanopy Dance Company is a professional dance company and resident company of the Overture Center for the Arts.  Kanopy’s studio is located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703. [email protected]608 255-2211.

 

 

Mini Dance Art Camp

June 22, 29, July 6, 20, 2019 –  Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm

For first time and returning dancers, ages 3-7 Mini Camp is a half-day brimming with energy, curiosity, creativity, and fun. Dance activities get children thinking creatively and interactively to problem solve and better understand space, time, and energy – the pillars of dance. Dancers also participate in off-campus excursions to nearby MMoCA to view artwork and participate in related arts activities, which are then brought back to the studio as material for dance exploration.

Dance Camp 1

June 17-21, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1 week

For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 8-15 who would like to dance, learn, and grow in an accelerated environment. Training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (creative movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of the week.

Dance Intensive

June 24-July 5 & July 15-26, 2019  – Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, 1-4 weeks

For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, age 11-adult who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Intensive training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Pointe & Pre-Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation, Modern Repertory, Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.

Guest Artist Master Workshop: Martha Graham Technique & Repertory with Lone Kjaer Larsen

Lone Kjaer Larsen, former Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, is currently head faculty and Program Director of the Martha Graham School in New York City. An internationally recognized teacher, she also is long time faculty at Marymount Manhattan College.

July 8-13, 2019, Monday-Saturday

For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, ages 12-adult. Learn from Master Teachers and world acclaimed dance artists. Students will have an accelerated in-depth study in a specific Modern Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory. Informal time taken for Q&A about the artists, the choreography, being a dancer, careers in dance, College and conservatory study and more.There will be an informal showing at the end of the week with guest artists, Kanopy Dance Company, Kanopy Company 2, and workshop students.

Dance Camp 2

July 29-Aug 9, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1-2 weeks

For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 9-16 who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Classes in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.

7 week Summer Session

June 17- Aug 10, 2019 (no classes July 8-13) – Classes offered for ages 3-adult.  Weekdays afternoon/eves and Saturdays. Creative Dance, Modern, Choreography and Ballet.