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Keshet cultivates personal growth and technical excellence by mentoring, challenging and empowering students through the experience of dance in an inclusive and nurturing environment.

(Registration opens April 19th) Learn more about Summer 2021 Dance In-A-Bag – click here

Weekly Classes for Youth & Adults

Virtual Summer Session: June 7 – July 31, 2021

Registration opens April 19th and is ongoing for online, live Zoom classes.
If you missed registering for a class, please contact us at frontdesk@keshetarts.org

Para ver un PDF de nuestro horario de clases sesión de verano 2021 — DESCARGA

To view a PDF of our Online Summer 2021 Class Schedule –DOWNLOAD HERE

This season of Online Community Dance Classes is made possible in part with support by:

 

Register + Pricing Options for Youth & Adult Classes

TIPS for REGISTERing FOR ONLINE CLASSES:

  1. If you are a new student, your contact information has changed OR you/your dancer have not danced at Keshet since Summer 2020, please email frontdesk@keshetarts.org to request to fill out an Information and Release Form (IAR).
  2. Click the “Sign Up” button to the side of the class of your choice (tip: use the calendar at the top of the page to advance to a date in the future) The Sign Up will close 8 hrs prior to the class. If you missed registering for a class, please contact us at frontdesk@keshetarts.org
  3. Create an account with the dancer’s name – not the parent’s name. Create a separate account for each dancer.
  4. In this class structure, any Scholarship comes with no expectation to complete ANY class exchange hours.
  5. ONLINE CLASS PRICING:

    Sliding scale pricing for online classes is available. You choose the price point that works for your family.

    $30 One Online Class plus a donation to Fund a Friend for one class
    $15 One Online Class
    $7.50 One Class – Half Scholarship
    $0 One Class – Full Scholarship

NOTE – In your Checkout Cart you can select to purchase more than one class at a time (Similar to a class package, when you signup for individual classes it will draw from your account)

Mixed Ability/ Adaptive Dance Program

Mixed Ability/ Adaptive Dance Program

REGISTER FOR THE ONLINE DANCE PARTY:

The weekly, Online Dance Party – is FREE and open to all ages and abilities.
You can find the Zoom link on the Facebook event HERE
The Party will open at 4:15pm MST and start at 4:30pm MSTS each Thursday, June 10, 2021 – July 29, 2021

Mixed Ability is a way of teaching in which participants of different abilities are taught together in the same class. Other terminology is integrated dance, inclusive dance, or adaptive dance.

Keshet’s teaching faculty conducts dance classes and workshops for youth and adults with varying levels of physical and developmental abilities to create professional-quality dance works in a mixed abilities environment. As a result, dancers and audience members share in the idea of unlimited possibilities through the experience of dance.  

** During COVID-19 season, join the all ages, all abilities Weekly Online Dance Party

The Zoom link to sign-in FREE, is in the Facebook event here: https://fb.me/e/6eOXWn7jv

Dancers of all abilities, call 505.224.9808 or email info@KeshetArts.org today to find the right class for you!

 

 

“Dancing has changed my life because I feel like I don’t have a disability when I dance.  On stage, I feel free, and I feel beautiful.”

-Tonya, 25

Fine Wine Dance (Moving FWD ages 55+)

Dance for Older Adults: Fine Wine Dance (Moving FWD) – ages 55+

Keshet’s Fine Wine Dance (Moving FWD) class brings together individuals ages 55+ to explore movement and choreography as a community within an engaging and exciting workshop series.

Learn the building blocks of contemporary dance choreography including:

  • body awareness
  • space mapping
  • movement qualities
  • movement vocabulary
  • performance elements
  • improvisation techniques
Financial Aid for Classes

During COVID-19 – all online classes are available on a self-selected sliding scale to accommodate your budget – 50% and 100% scholarships are still available, however no volunteer trade is required.

Keshet Class Exchange Program/Financial Aid for Classes

Youth Class Exchange

Keshet’s goal is to ensure that everyone, no matter what ability level or financial status, has the opportunity to dance. Therefore, Keshet offers unlimited, noncompetitive scholarships to youth under 18 participating in Keshet’s community classes. Anyone who applies for this scholarship is accepted! 

** For online-classes, class fees are offered on a sliding scale from $0-$15 to make these classes accessible to anyone who wants to dance. There is no class-trade requirement for online classes.

How does this program work for in-person classes?

The scholarship award comes with a required exchange of time in order to complete the Class Exchange Agreement.  How many hours are owed is determined on a sliding scale from 3.5-9 hours depending on how many classes a week your child is taking and what monthly payments are. For example, if you register at the beginning of a 16 week session and opt to pay $0 for 1 class a week, you will owe 3.5 hours by the end of the session, 16 weeks later!

During Keshet’s most recently completed fiscal year, over $70,000 in financial aid was awarded to dancers of all ages. Youth Class Exchange Applications must accompany a completed Class Registration form. These forms can be completed in person 15 min. prior to the start of class time or downloaded below.

    Adult Class Exchange Program (ages 18+)

    Keshet is looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our Adult Class Exchange team!

    This program allows adults 18 and over to take class in exchange for work hours. The Adult Class Exchange – Full allows adults to work in exchange for class on a 1:1 bases- 1 hour of work= 1 hour of class.  Don’t have that much time to complete your exchange hours?  We also offer the Adult Class Exchange – Half! This program allows adults to pay half the cost and work half the hours. Depending on when you register, this could mean you’d pay as little as $6.30 per class!

    For both Adult Class Exchange programs, hours danced and hours worked are predetermined and must be agreed upon by the Community Resource Manager and the participants prior to class registration.  Interested? Please fill out an Adult Class Exchange Info Sheet or contact Keshet’s Community Resource Manager, Marissa Reynolds at Marissa@KeshetArts.org

    The Adult Class Exchange Program has rolling enrollment however,  if you wish to dance in consecutive sessions, you are required to sign a new agreement with updated availability and class registration at the beginning of EACH session. Applicants must be 18 or older to apply and must participate in an interview and orientation/ training prior to acceptance into the program. No dance experience is necessary. Call, stop by or click on the link below for more information.

    Online Pre-Recorded Classes via YouTube

    During COVID-19 Keshet provided Online Pre-recorded Classes for all ages and abilities

    Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see classes including:

    • Mommy & Me (2-3yrs)
    • Creative Movement (4-8yrs)
    • Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz (ages 4-5yrs)
    • Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz (ages 6-8yrs)
    • Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop (ages 4-7yrs)
    • Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop (ages 8-10)
    • Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop (ages 9-12)
    • Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Fitness (ages 13 – Adult)
    • Mixed Ability – Ballet/Contemporary and Creative Movement

    Keshet YouTube Channel – CLICK HERE

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