Welcome to VanDance Studios. Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, we are excited to help provide high quality recreational and competition based dance programs. We offer classes for all age categories and skill levels, and with our qualified instructors, we can help you and your children get the most out of their efforts in this beautiful art form. Please take some time to browse our website and blog. We have information available to help you with registration, scheduling, staff bios and qualifications, as well as a few select pictures featuring some of our memories over the last few years. If any questions arise, please use the contact form to let us know, and we will be sure to respond as quickly as possible.
2017-2018 Registration Announcement
Our registration opens up on June 21 and 22 from 1-7 pm. All the details are on our registration page.
We ask that you try to get in those days so we are able to accommodate any requests and know our class counts. We are once again offering PAY NO GST when registering in full at early registration. We are hoping that all pictures and videos are ready for early registration! I will post if they aren’t ready.
I will be setting up individual parent meetings on Monday June 19 between 3 and 8 pm. Please reply to this email if you wish to meet individually. I have found in the past that most people ask me the same questions and therefore I will hold a group meeting on Tuesday May 20 at 7:00 pm for all parents wanting general information and wrap up the previous season.
NEW!!! Friday Afternoon Afterschool Program: This year we are introducing an afternoon program that introduces children to many different dance styles as well as fun activities on Friday from 1-4. We have attached a brochure for you to look at and to forward to anyone who may be interested. Ages are (5-7) and (8-10)
NEW!!! Circus Class We are investigating offering a class that teaches silks, hoops, barre and more skills important to dancers auditioning for cruise ships and shows. This class will be an additional class beyond acro. Registrations for this class will take place in fall.
New!!! Adult classes are back at VanDance! We will be offering 10 week session classes starting in Sept and Jan. Registrations for this class will take place in fall. All disciplines but I can’t wait to tap!
Our new Incentive program! If you are a new student to VanDance, tell us who recommended our studio. We will pay it forward and credit their account $25.00.This offer is good at early registration days only. Please share and pass on all our registration to anyone who may have interest in dance.
I look forward to next season and hope you all have a wonderful summer!
Introducing Haley Van Rijn
The Van Dance family is happy to welcome Haley Van Rijn to the organization. Haley comes to us with a very impressive dance history and strong ties to the local area. Please visit her Staff web page to get to know her a little better
Welcome Haley, we look forward to working with you!
INSPIRE Dance Workshop
MOOSE JAW SK August 20-22 LETHBRIDGE AB August 23-25
Host Studios: Doris Sitter School of Dance Moose Jaw and VanDance Studio Lethbridge
A dance workshop designed to Inspire young dancers to reach their dance goals through mentorship. Work with young, professional dancers/choreographers from some of Canada’s top studios and companies.
Young, energetic instructors will Inspire you!
ADD YOURSELF TO THE INSPIRE DANCE WORKSHOP FACEBOOK PAGE TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH ALL OF OUR INFO
Featured Artists – Reid Friedl, Tessa Tamura, Chris Knowles and Madisan Cowan
Classes in Hip Hop, Contemporary, Broadway Jazz, Street Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Contact Improv, Ballet, Acro
Registration begins May 15 with limited students accepted.
Visit vandance.ca to register.
Minis 6-8($200), Juniors 9-12, Int/Adv($300) 13+up
ARE YOU READY TO BE INSPIRED?
Please feel free to print out our poster and place it at your studio as well.
To Register please fill in the form below and e-transfer payment to email@example.com
Mini Dancers 6-8 years $200, Junior(9-12), Intermediate and Advanced Dancers $300
VanDance Friday After School Program
We are adding a Friday afternoon after school dance program to our schedule next season! These classes will be geared to recreational students who need after school supervision and want to dance. These classes will not do festival or yearend show. These classes will be a fun, exciting, introduction to dance.
Students will be exposed to Hip Hop, Jazz, Breakdance, Character, Musical Theatre, Acro, Yoga, Creative Movement…a wide variety of dance styles from a variety of instructors. They will also have activities, crafts, singing and guest speakers/readers.
There will be 2 age groups offered.
- 5-7 year olds
- 8-10 year olds
No dance clothes are needed. T-shirt and sweat pants only and clean light runners.
If specialty shoes are needed, we will do our best to supply.
Classes will run from 1-4 on Friday afternoon.
Cost is $70.00 per month + gst
(If you are already a dancer at Vandance and wish to participate, pay no gst at early registration.)
Boys and Girls Welcome
To Register, download and submit the form here
Hi everyone, we’ve prepared a guide on how to apply stage makeup for your dancer. Please visit the page below for pictures and general instructions
There are a lot of things dance can do for your child, please look at our page that describes what VanDance tries to offer
We often get questions about what the various types of dance are. To help with some of the inquiries we have prepared a guide which describes the various types of dance. You can access the document by clicking here or by contacting the studio for more information.
Advertising on Vandance.ca
Our website has significant traffic and would be a great place to promote your businesses. We have set up advertising space for any businesses that wish to give it a try. It`s simple, bring in a business card size add, and we will do the rest. We can also link to your website! The cost is $20 a month with a minimum of 6 month run. It`s a great deal!!