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Dance Classes at SunDance

SunDance is a one-of-a-kind summer dance intensive combining Limón modern technique and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ballet training. But that’s not all dancers at our program learn about! Keep reading to brush up on the history and defining characteristics of some of SunDance's featured technique classes: RAD ballet, Progressing Ballet Technique, Character, Limón Modern, and Jazz. Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a UK-based examination board specializing in dance education and training, with an emphasis on classical ballet. This vocabulary of ballet first began in 1920 as the Association of Teachers of Operatic Dancing of Great Britain. It was born out of a meeting of leading dance professio

An interview with SunDance faculty member Natasha Poon Woo

Natasha Poon Woo has been an amazing contributor to the CCDT community for many years. Beginning her training with CCDT, Natasha is now Rehearsal Director for the Company and a Limón Modern instructor with the School of CCDT. She brings many new faces to our community from her travels and studies abroad, including the Company's most recently commissioned guest choreographer Roderick George, whose new work RESET premiered as part of Alien Grace in May 2018. It is reasons like this why we value Natasha’s work so much in our school. She has brought energy, diversity, versatility and new experiences to the school and its students since coming to CCDT as a Young Apprentice 18 years ago. Natasha w

An interview with SunDance faculty Carmen Cairns

Ms. Carmen Cairns’s contribution to the school cannot, and does not go unnoticed. Her dedication to her students has not waivered since 2007 when she first began teaching ballet at the school. Her work ethic transfers down to her students who are keen on becoming the best dancers they can be. The high level that Ms. Carmen teaches at raises the bar for her students and as a result the bar for the school is elevated. Because of the high technical level sought after by CCDT it allows for the company to bring in many renowned choreographers. Some people may find repertoire to that caliber difficult, but our students are always up for the challenge and they end up exceeding everyone’s expectatio

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