Schedule

Evergreen Dance Academy offers classes year round. The following schedules are available for review now.

School Year of 2019-2020

Summer 2019

Below you will find the schedule of each dance style we are offering for the School Year of 2018-2019 season.

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Creative Dance 3-4yo

Tuesday

Wednesday

Saturday

Creative Dance 4-5yo

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

Pre-Ballet

Monday

  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm

Thursday

  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Friday

  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm

Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo

Saturday

  • Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. Beginning tap will also be taught every other week in the combo classes. with Anna and Maddie, 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Ballet I

Monday

  • Ballet I (7+ yrs.)This class will be given in classical ballet format. The students will learn the classical ballet barre, as well as beginning center work.  The center work will focus on port de bras (arm positions), balances, basic turns, and jumps. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Tuesday

  • Ballet I (7+ yrs.)This class will be given in classical ballet format. The students will learn the classical ballet barre, as well as beginning center work.  The center work will focus on port de bras (arm positions), balances, basic turns, and jumps. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Ballet II

Tuesday

  • Ballet II (8+ yrs.)Prerequisite-Level I or at least 1 year ballet experience.  Class will be taught in classical ballet format (see Level I description).   The use of the head and arms at the barre will be introduced in this class, in addition to more complicated combinations and floor patterns in the center. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Ballet III

Tuesday

  • Ballet III (9+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 2x/week Both Tuesday 4:30pm and Wednesday 3:00pm

Wednesday

  • Ballet III (9+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm 2xweek Tuesday 4:30pm and Wednesday 3:00pm

Ballet IV

Tuesday

  • Ballet IV (11+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 2x/week Both Tuesday 6:00pm and Wednesday 4:30pm

Wednesday

  • Ballet IV (11+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 2xweek Tuesday 6:00pm and Wednesday 4:30pm

Ballet IV pointe

Wednesday

  • Ballet IV pointe (12+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Ballet V

Monday

  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Tuesday

  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 3x/week Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Wednesday

  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Ballet V pointe/partnering

Thursday

Beginning Ballet Teen/Adult

Wednesday

  • Teen/ Adult Beginning BalletA class for beginning and beginning/intermediate teens and adults.  The focus will be on basic ballet barre technique and center work. Center work will include adagio, andante, petit allegro, and grand allegro. No experience required. with Russel CappsRussell began his dance training with Eric Hyrst of London’s Royal Ballet. His early studies embraced performing with the Jefferson Dancers under the direction of Mary Foleberg, Oregon Festival Ballet, and Directors John Gardner and Michael Falotico. Intense training developed great respect and deep discipline for the art while working with notable choreographers including Toni Pimble, Dennis Spaight, Charles Bennett, Val Caniparoli, John Clifford, James Canfield, Keith Martin, Carol Armitage, Vasili Sulich, Robert Sund, David Allen, and many others. His influential teachers include Alla Khaniashvili, Rebecca Wright, Elena Carter, Joe Wyatt, Patti Jones, George De La Pena, Sylvester Dolinar, and Meg Potter. Russell enjoyed a dance career for more than 30 years with several notable ballet companies including Oregon Ballet Theatre, Nevada Dance Theatre, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Ballet Oregon, Eugene Ballet, and Pacific Ballet Theatre. He performed many principal and soloist roles in the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella, and Coppelia, to name a few. Russell’s choreographic achievements include the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and neo-classical and modern ballets, including Tijustme (Just In Time), Eye II Eye, One Second, Glass House, and Velveteen Rabbit. His choreographic collaborations highlighted Bravo! Vancouver “St. Paullus Oratorio” and “An American in Paris” performed to live orchestra and choir and broadcast on public television. Long Beach Ballet and Dance West of Beaverton Arts and Communication are among other collaborative efforts., 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Intermediate Ballet Teen/Adult

No classes scheduled

Jazz I

Wednesday

  • Jazz I (6-8 yrs.)Beginning level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Jazz II

Friday

  • Jazz II (9-11 yrs.)Intermediate level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Drew Yowell, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Jazz III

Thursday

  • Jazz III (12+ yrs.)Advanced level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Victoria Perez, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo

Saturday

  • Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. Beginning tap will also be taught every other week in the combo classes. with Anna and Maddie, 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Tap I

Monday

  • Tap I (6-8 yrs.)beginning level tap class will explore coordination, rhythm, basic tap steps and combinations. with Victoria Perez, 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Tap II

Thursday

  • Tap II (9-11 yrs.)Intermediate level tap classes will explore coordination, rhythm, basic tap steps and combinations. with Drew Yowell, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Tap III

Thursday

Lyrical/Contemporary

Thursday

  • Lyrical/Contemporary I (6+ yrs.)Beginning level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography.  Acrobatics will also be taught as related to dance. with Drew Yowell, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Tuesday

  • Lyrical/Contemporary II (8+ yrs.)Intermediate level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography.  Acrobatics will also be taught as related to dance. with Drew Yowell, 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm

Lyrical III

Friday

  • Lyrical III (10+ yrs.)Advanced level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography. with Victoria Perez, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Hip Hop I

Wednesday

  • Hip Hop I (6+ yrs.)This class teaches rhythm, musicality, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography without suggestive music/movements. Hip Hop I is upbeat and great for kids who like to move. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hip Hop II

Wednesday

  • Hip Hop II (10+ yrs.)This is the perfect class for those who are looking to learn more advanced choreography.  Tailored for those currently on a high school dance team, or aspiring to be on one, this class teaches rhythm, isolations, attitude and stage presence, while learning different styles of Hip Hop. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Monday

  • Adult Ballet with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
  • Ballet I (7+ yrs.)This class will be given in classical ballet format. The students will learn the classical ballet barre, as well as beginning center work.  The center work will focus on port de bras (arm positions), balances, basic turns, and jumps. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Tap I (6-8 yrs.)beginning level tap class will explore coordination, rhythm, basic tap steps and combinations. with Victoria Perez, 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Performance Team rehearsalBy audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Drew Yowell and Victoria Perez, 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • Senior Competition Team RehearsalBy audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Drew Yowell and Victoria Perez, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Junior Competition Team RehearsalBy audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Drew Yowell and Victoria Perez, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Tuesday

  • Creative Dance I Ballet/Tap combo (3-4yrs)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Victoria Perez, 10:00 am to 10:30 am
  • Creative Dance II Ballet/Tap combo (4-5 yrs.)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Victoria Perez, 10:30 am to 11:15 am
  • Ballet I (7+ yrs.)This class will be given in classical ballet format. The students will learn the classical ballet barre, as well as beginning center work.  The center work will focus on port de bras (arm positions), balances, basic turns, and jumps. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Ballet III (9+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 2x/week Both Tuesday 4:30pm and Wednesday 3:00pm
  • Ballet II (8+ yrs.)Prerequisite-Level I or at least 1 year ballet experience.  Class will be taught in classical ballet format (see Level I description).   The use of the head and arms at the barre will be introduced in this class, in addition to more complicated combinations and floor patterns in the center. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Ballet IV (11+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 2x/week Both Tuesday 6:00pm and Wednesday 4:30pm
  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 3x/week Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
  • Lyrical/Contemporary II (8+ yrs.)Intermediate level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography.  Acrobatics will also be taught as related to dance. with Drew Yowell, 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm

Wednesday

  • Adult Ballet with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 9:15 am to 10:45 am
  • Creative Dance II Ballet/Tap combo (4-5 yrs.)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Victoria Perez, 10:00 am to 10:45 am
  • Creative Dance I Ballet/Tap combo (3-4yrs)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Victoria Perez, 10:45 am to 11:15 am
  • Hip Hop I (6+ yrs.)This class teaches rhythm, musicality, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography without suggestive music/movements. Hip Hop I is upbeat and great for kids who like to move. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Ballet III (9+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm 2xweek Tuesday 4:30pm and Wednesday 3:00pm
  • Jazz I (6-8 yrs.)Beginning level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Ballet IV (11+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 2xweek Tuesday 6:00pm and Wednesday 4:30pm
  • Ballet V (audition only)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Kim GrahamKim is a dance instructor, and owner of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. During her early years of training, she performed roles with the Contra Costa Ballet and the Orinda Ballet. After moving to the Northwest as a teen, she trained with Pacific NW Ballet School, and Dance Lab of Seattle. She attended the University of Washington, where she performed in both classical ballet roles and modern dance under the direction of Kitty Daniels, Hannah Wiley, and Mark Morris. After completing college with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter, which were televised nation-wide. After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance Ensemble from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000., 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Ballet IV pointe (12+ yrs.)By audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Carlyn HudsonCarlyn grew up in Rockland County, NY and began her dance training there at Coupe Theater Studio.  Upon graduation, Carlyn attended the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2008.  Carlyn has since worked with Connecticut Ballet and Polaris Dance Theater and is now a cofounder, dancer, and choreographer with SubRosa Dance Collective a Portland-based modern dance company., 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Teen/ Adult Beginning BalletA class for beginning and beginning/intermediate teens and adults.  The focus will be on basic ballet barre technique and center work. Center work will include adagio, andante, petit allegro, and grand allegro. No experience required. with Russel CappsRussell began his dance training with Eric Hyrst of London’s Royal Ballet. His early studies embraced performing with the Jefferson Dancers under the direction of Mary Foleberg, Oregon Festival Ballet, and Directors John Gardner and Michael Falotico. Intense training developed great respect and deep discipline for the art while working with notable choreographers including Toni Pimble, Dennis Spaight, Charles Bennett, Val Caniparoli, John Clifford, James Canfield, Keith Martin, Carol Armitage, Vasili Sulich, Robert Sund, David Allen, and many others. His influential teachers include Alla Khaniashvili, Rebecca Wright, Elena Carter, Joe Wyatt, Patti Jones, George De La Pena, Sylvester Dolinar, and Meg Potter. Russell enjoyed a dance career for more than 30 years with several notable ballet companies including Oregon Ballet Theatre, Nevada Dance Theatre, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Ballet Oregon, Eugene Ballet, and Pacific Ballet Theatre. He performed many principal and soloist roles in the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella, and Coppelia, to name a few. Russell’s choreographic achievements include the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and neo-classical and modern ballets, including Tijustme (Just In Time), Eye II Eye, One Second, Glass House, and Velveteen Rabbit. His choreographic collaborations highlighted Bravo! Vancouver “St. Paullus Oratorio” and “An American in Paris” performed to live orchestra and choir and broadcast on public television. Long Beach Ballet and Dance West of Beaverton Arts and Communication are among other collaborative efforts., 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Hip Hop II (10+ yrs.)This is the perfect class for those who are looking to learn more advanced choreography.  Tailored for those currently on a high school dance team, or aspiring to be on one, this class teaches rhythm, isolations, attitude and stage presence, while learning different styles of Hip Hop. with Martin Ervin
    Marty started training with Columbia Dance in 2005 and was a performing member of Columbia Dance Academy from 2006-2008. He attended Young Americans College of Performing Arts. Marty has toured with the Young Americans performing company throughout the United States and Japan.  He returned to Vancouver looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for dance with our community.  Marty is currently teaching at a number of studios in Vancouver and Portland and he is an assistant coach at Hockinson High School.
    , 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Thursday

  • Creative Dance II Ballet/Tap combo (4-5 yrs.)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Victoria Perez, 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
  • Ballet V point/partneringBy audition only. Please email kim@evergreendanceacademy.com to schedule an audition class. with Russell Capps and Drew Yowell, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Tap III (12+ yrs.)Advanced level tap classes will explore coordination, rhythm, basic tap steps and combinations. with Victoria Perez, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Lyrical/Contemporary I (6+ yrs.)Beginning level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography.  Acrobatics will also be taught as related to dance. with Drew Yowell, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Tap II (9-11 yrs.)Intermediate level tap classes will explore coordination, rhythm, basic tap steps and combinations. with Drew Yowell, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Jazz III (12+ yrs.)Advanced level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Victoria Perez, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Friday

  • Adult Ballet with Russel CappsRussell began his dance training with Eric Hyrst of London’s Royal Ballet. His early studies embraced performing with the Jefferson Dancers under the direction of Mary Foleberg, Oregon Festival Ballet, and Directors John Gardner and Michael Falotico. Intense training developed great respect and deep discipline for the art while working with notable choreographers including Toni Pimble, Dennis Spaight, Charles Bennett, Val Caniparoli, John Clifford, James Canfield, Keith Martin, Carol Armitage, Vasili Sulich, Robert Sund, David Allen, and many others. His influential teachers include Alla Khaniashvili, Rebecca Wright, Elena Carter, Joe Wyatt, Patti Jones, George De La Pena, Sylvester Dolinar, and Meg Potter. Russell enjoyed a dance career for more than 30 years with several notable ballet companies including Oregon Ballet Theatre, Nevada Dance Theatre, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Ballet Oregon, Eugene Ballet, and Pacific Ballet Theatre. He performed many principal and soloist roles in the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella, and Coppelia, to name a few. Russell’s choreographic achievements include the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and neo-classical and modern ballets, including Tijustme (Just In Time), Eye II Eye, One Second, Glass House, and Velveteen Rabbit. His choreographic collaborations highlighted Bravo! Vancouver “St. Paullus Oratorio” and “An American in Paris” performed to live orchestra and choir and broadcast on public television. Long Beach Ballet and Dance West of Beaverton Arts and Communication are among other collaborative efforts., 9:15 am to 10:45 am
  • Pre-Ballet (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. with Victoria Perez, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
  • Improvisation with Drew Yowell, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Jazz II (9-11 yrs.)Intermediate level classes will hone the dancer’s Jazz technique, highlighting strength and flexibility through isolations, transitions, and presentation quality. with Drew Yowell, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Injury Prevention/Conditioning with Victoria Perez, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Lyrical III (10+ yrs.)Advanced level teaches lyrical dance using the strength and line of ballet combined with the swing and power of jazz technique to train dancers in performance expression, versatility in technique, and fluidity in movement. Dancers who are fluid in lyrical dance have greater ability to show emotion and storyline through the choreography. with Victoria Perez, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Saturday

  • Creative Dance I Ballet/Tap combo (3-4yrs)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Anna and Maddie, 9:15 am to 9:45 am
  • Creative Dance II Ballet/Tap combo (4-5 yrs.)These classes will focus on gross motor skill development and coordination through movement to music. The curriculum will alternate from ballet to tap formats.   with Anna and Maddie, 9:45 am to 10:30 am
  • Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo (5-7 yrs.)These classes will incorporate more formal ballet, including barre work.  We will also use fun images and games to learn the motor skills needed for further classical ballet study. Beginning tap will also be taught every other week in the combo classes. with Anna and Maddie, 10:30 am to 11:15 am

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Monday

Monday

*Join our 2019/2020 Performance Team!
Do you have a desire to perform on a regular basis? Then join our Performance Team! Classes will start during our summer session (see front page for details). Students will learn dances during their rehearsal time and will perform them approximately 1x/month from Sept. 2018 -Jan. 2019. Students on the team will also get an opportunity to compete at one competition in January!

Requirements for placement on the team:

You must take at least one dance class per week (any genre) as well as attend team rehearsal each week starting July 6th2018. Performance Team II must be at least Ballet III level.

 Time

Dance Class Tuition-Monthly

Exceptions

  30 min./week $70
  45 min./week $75
  1 hour/week $95 two 30 min. classes/week is $120 monthly
 1.25 hour/week $115
 1.5 hour/week $135 two 45 min. classes/week is $130 monthly
  2 hours/week $165
  2.5 hours/week $195
  3.0 hours/week $225
  3.5 hours/week $255
  4 hours/week $285
 4.5 hours/week $305
  5 hours/week $335
  5.5 hours/week $365
  Unlimited $395

  Adult Dance Fitness

Single Class Drop-In: $15/hour, $20/1.5 hour 15 hour card (90-day expiration): $195 15 hour card (60-day expiration): $175

Monday

Monday

*Join our 2019/2020 Performance Team!
Do you have a desire to perform on a regular basis? Then join our Performance Team! Classes will start during our summer session (see front page for details). Students will learn dances during their rehearsal time and will perform them approximately 1x/month from Sept. 2018 -Jan. 2019. Students on the team will also get an opportunity to compete at one competition in January!

Requirements for placement on the team:

You must take at least one dance class per week (any genre) as well as attend team rehearsal each week starting July 6th2018. Performance Team II must be at least Ballet III level.

 Time

Dance Class Tuition-Monthly

Exceptions

  30 min./week $70
  45 min./week $75
  1 hour/week $95 two 30 min. classes/week is $120 monthly
 1.25 hour/week $115
 1.5 hour/week $135 two 45 min. classes/week is $130 monthly
  2 hours/week $165
  2.5 hours/week $195
  3.0 hours/week $225
  3.5 hours/week $255
  4 hours/week $285
 4.5 hours/week $305
  5 hours/week $335
  5.5 hours/week $365
  Unlimited $395

  Adult Dance Fitness

Single Class Drop-In: $15/hour, $20/1.5 hour 15 hour card (90-day expiration): $195 15 hour card (60-day expiration): $175