Frame Dance Classes for Twain Elementary

Frame Dance Classes for Twain Elementary

Grades: K-2nd

Weekly Class Time: Thursdays @ 3:05 – 4:15pm

Cost: $12 per student, per class. Payment will be collected by Twain Elementary. Please contact Stacey Karr with Twain Elementary to pay for classes.

Teacher: Victoria Eades

Class Description: Ballet with Frame Dance is pro-body and taught from a healthy, anatomical perspective. Students will learn the foundation of ballet, terminology, body placement, and musicality. The technical basis of ballet begins at the barre where students will learn placement of their feet, bodies, and arms. The class progresses to the center with combinations to develop balance and coordination.

Dress Code: Leggings and a form-fitted top or leotard and black tights. Boys: form fitted t-shirt or tank top and cotton or stretchy pants/shorts. This class is taken with soft ballet slippers and in bare feet.  Hair must be pulled back, no loose jewelry.

Location: Twain Elementary

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.


Frame x Frame Film Fest 2019

Frame x Frame Film Fest 2019

Event Phone: 832-781-0808

Frame x Frame Film Fest aims to bring dance filmmaking to Houston audiences while providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to share their work with the world, inspiring creativity and innovation.

2019 Event Details: Frame x Frame Film Fest is a three day festival in Houston, TX that presents film exploring the relationship of the moving body and the camera.  Frame Dance’s Frame x Frame Film Fest is in partnership with Houston Ballet.

Sign up for MICRODANCES here!

Festival Dates: October 4 – 6, 2019.

Friday, October 4

7:15pm Reception in the Houston Ballet Lobby (ticketed)

8pm Screening of If the Dancer Dances, with short film So Say All of Us

 

Saturday, October 5

11am Dance class with the MultiGen Framers. Truly, all ages and levels welcome, taught by Lydia Hance at our studio home, River Oaks School of Dancing

12:30pm Picnic at the Menil Collection

3pm Short Films Screening at 14 Pews – **Please note that screenings at this venue contain brief nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.

8pm Short Films Screening at Houston Ballet

Filmmakers for Saturday afternoon’s screening include: Catalina Alexandra, Ashlin Broody-Walega, DraeDesigns, Margaret Garrett, Mary Catherine McReynolds, Camari Lou Murdock, Emily Roy Sayre, Jane Weiner/Hope Stone Dance.

Filmmakers for Saturday night’s screening include: Abe Abraham, Jennifer Scully-Thurston, Margaret Garrett, Mark Freeman, Marta Renzi, Misha Penton/Neil Ellis Orts, Nicci Haynes, Robin Gee, Roma Flowers/Nina Martin, Tara Knight/Rebecca Salzer.

Sunday, October 6

2pm Filmmaking Workshop at Houston Ballet; find workshop details HERE!

4pm Breaking Boundaries Screening at Houston Ballet


Frame Dance Annual Scholarship Application 2019-2020 School Year

Frame Dance Annual Scholarship Application 2019-2020 School Year

At Frame Dance we believe everyone and anyone can dance. We fundraise each year to make this possible. A limited number of scholarships are available and are given on a first-come-first-served basis for those who qualify. Applicants must reapply each year. All recipients pay an annual $25 registration fee.

Please apply below, or for more information, contact us by email or phone at lydia.hance@framedance.org and 832-781-0808.


Frame Dance Open House

Frame Dance Open House

Event Phone: 832-781-0808

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES REGARDING THE NEW DATE AND TIME.

Frame Dance will hold an open house at the River Oaks School of Dancing on August 11, 2019 from 2:00-3:00pm. This event will provide information about family classes, our ensembles, and our Frame Dance Partner classes (our in-school programs).

Frame Dance instruction promotes creativity, ability, confidence, and community in our students. Our dance instructors enhance and develop students’ skills of coordination and kinesthetic memory, creative decision-making and emotional expression, and cooperation and group dynamics. Frame Dance believes that everyone is a dancer, and that each dancer makes a valuable contribution to the community.

We’re so excited to visit with you, and we welcome you to come meet our teachers, staff, and get information about our upcoming classes!


Frame Dance Classes at Westbury Christian School

Frame Dance Classes at Westbury Christian School

Frame Dance Classes for Westbury Christian School Students Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

Event Phone: 832-781-0808

For children ages 3– 7 years.

Weekly Class Time: Wednesdays @ 3:30-4:30pm

Fall 2019 Semester Dates:

August 28

September 4, 11, 18, & 25

October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30

November 6, 13, 20

December 4 & 11

Fall Semester Cost: $265.00

Spring 2020 Semester Dates:

January 29

February 5, 12, 19, & 26

March 4, 11, & 25

April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

May 6, & 13 

Spring Semester Cost: $265.00

Recital/Parental Observation Day: May 13, 2020

Teacher: Jacquelyne Jay Boe, Frame Dance Company Artist

Class Description: This dance class focuses on  creativity, musicality, coordination and basic ballet and modern dance techniques. Through music and the use of props, students engage with dance through their body, heart and mind.  There is a recital at the end of the year where students can perform for their families and friends.

Dress Code: Girls: Pink, Purple or Black leotard. Attached skirts are fine, but no tutus. Pink ballet slippers. For Boys: navy blue shorts and white t shirt. Ballet slippers. In the colder months, girls may wear leg warmers, convertible tights, and/or a ballet wrap sweater. Boys may wear long, black or navy athletic pants.

Location: Westbury Christian School


Frame Dance Classes for St. Andrew’s Children’s Place

Frame Dance Classes for St. Andrew’s Children’s Place

Frame Dance Classes for St. Andrew’s Children’s Place Students Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

Event Phone: 832-781-0808

For children ages 2 – 5 years.

Weekly Class Time for 2 & 3 year olds:

Fridays @ 1:30-2:15pm

Weekly Class Time for 4 & 5 year olds:

Fridays @ 2:30-3:15pm

 

Fall Semester Dates: Fridays September 13 – December 13, 2019. No dance classes on October 11, the week of Thanksgiving, and December 20.

Fall Semester Cost: $154.00 Please note that September 13th class is a free demo day.

Spring Semester Dates: Fridays January 10 – May 8, 2020. No dance classes the week of spring break, April 10, or May 1st for parent conferences.

Spring Semester Cost: $210.00

Recital/Parental Observation Day: May 8, 2020

Teacher: Lori Yuill

Class Description: This dance class focuses on  creativity, musicality, coordination and basic ballet and modern dance techniques. Through music and the use of props, students engage with dance through their body, heart and mind.  There is a recital at the end of the year where students can perform for their families and friends.

Dress Code: Girls: Pink, Purple or Black leotard. Attached skirts are fine, but no tutus. Pink ballet slippers. For Boys: navy blue shorts and white t shirt. Ballet slippers. In the colder months, girls may wear leg warmers, convertible tights, and/or a ballet wrap sweater. Boys may wear long, black or navy athletic pants.

Location: St. Andrew’s Children’s Place


Youth Ensemble

Youth Ensemble

The Frame Dance Youth Ensemble provides students from 3.5 to 13 years old the opportunity to experience dance in a context that values the individual and the creative process. The program is dedicated to high-quality technical training within a non-competitive environment and offers access to masterclasses in costume design, photography, repertoire, anatomy, dance history, and yoga for the older students, by leading professionals. Our curriculum caters to each student’s strengths and is designed to encourage creative expression and a positive body image. The program exposes and connects students to Frame Dance’s professional company and the Multigenerational Framers, our community ensembleWe are a nurturing, adventurous, and dynamic setting for students who seek either sheer enjoyment or the more serious pursuit of becoming an advanced artist.  

Please note that Frame Dance classes will not be in session during the week of Thanksgiving or the week of Houston ISD’s spring break. Frame Dance will also observe all weather related closings posted by Houston ISD.

Mini Framers

AGES 3.5-5

Weekly Class Time: Wednesdays 3:30-4:10 PM

Fall Semester: September 4, 2019 – December 11, 2019.
Spring Semester: January 15, 2020 – May 6, 2020.

Fall Semester Cost: $280 per semester

Spring Semester Cost: $300

Teacher: Lydia Hance

Class Description: This may be your child’s first “big kid” dance class without a parent, and also serves as precursor to our Youth Ensemble. This fun class focuses on motor skill development, creativity, musicality, independence, and coordination. Through dance and the use of props, dancers will explore space through movement, and experience new independence and creative choices.

Location: Yogaleena Yoga Studio

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.

Little Framers

AGES 5-7

Weekly Class Time: Thursdays @ 4:15 – 5:15 PM
Weekend Workshops: 09/14/2019 Photography Workshop with Jennifer Salter. 11/09/2019 Flow Arts Workshop with Maggie Lasher. Additional workshops TBD (1 hour workshops)

02/22/2020 Costume making workshop with Ashley Horn

03/28/2020 Dress Rehearsal with Jamie Williams and Rachael Hutto

Fall Semester Dates: September 6, 2019 – December 12, 2019.

Spring Semester Dates: January 16, 2020 – May 7, 2020.

Fall Semester Cost: $360

Spring Semester Cost: $380

Teacher: Rachael Hutto, Frame Dance company artist

Class Description:  Little Framers (part of the Frame Dance Youth Ensemble) is built on a cohesive education of modern dance and ballet techniques, rehearsal, and performance. Little Framers hone their technique while continuing to grow creatively, collaborate with others, and learn choreography for performance.  Though this class focuses more intensely on technique, we encourage our students to develop creatively, and help them find and articulate their own artistic voices.

Dress Code: Leggings and a form-fitted top or leotard and black tights.  Boys: form fitted t-shirt or tank top and cotton or stretchy pants/shorts. This class is taken with soft ballet slippers and in bare feet.  Hair must be pulled back, no loose jewelry.

Location: Yogaleena Yoga Studio

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.

Junior Framers

AGES 8-13

*Please note that for best results, at this age, we recommend two classes per week for effective learning and development.

Weekly Class Times: Yoga, Mondays @ 4:15 – 5:25 PM, Ensemble class, Tuesdays @ 4:15 – 5:25 PM, Ballet Class, Saturdays @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Weekend Workshops: 09/14/2019 Photography Workshop with Jennifer Salter. 11/09/2019 Flow Arts Workshop with Maggie Lasher. Additional workshops TBD (2 hour workshops)

02/22/2020 Costume Making Workshop with Ashley Horn

03/28/2020 Dress Rehearsal with Jamie Williams and Rachael Hutto

Class Dates: September 3, 2019 – December 16, 2019 and January 14 2020  – May 5, 2020
Fall Semester Cost: $400 when taking Junior Framers ensemble class, $510 when taking Junior Framer Ensemble + Ballet or Yoga, $720 when taking Junior Framer Ensemble, Ballet and Yoga. (cost includes weekend workshops)

Spring Semester Cost: $420 for Junior Framers ensemble class. (cost includes weekend workshops)

Teacher: Jamie Williams, Frame Dance company artist

Class Description:  Junior Framers (part of the Frame Dance Youth Ensemble) is built on a cohesive education of modern dance and ballet techniques, rehearsal, yoga, deep breathing, and performance. Junior Framers hone their technique while continuing to grow creatively, collaborate with others, and learn choreography for performance. As with our Little Framers, this class focuses more intensely on technique, but these students are also encouraged to develop creatively, and to find and articulate their own artistic voices.

Dress Code: Leggings and a form-fitted top or leotard and black tights.  Boys: form fitted t-shirt or tank top and cotton or stretchy pants/shorts. This class is taken with soft ballet slippers and in bare feet.  Hair must be pulled back, no loose jewelry.

Location: Monday and Tuesday classes will be held at Yogaleena Yoga Studio. Saturday classes will be held at River Oaks School of Dancing.

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.


Mini Framers Dance Class

Mini Framers Dance Class

Mini Framers Dance Class is for ages 3.5-5 years (without a parent)

Weekly Class Time: Wednesdays @ 3:30 – 4:10 PM

Fall Semester Dates: September 4 – December 11, 2019 (Off the week of Thanksgiving)
Spring Semester Dates: January 15 – May 6, 2020 (Off the week of Houston ISD’s spring break.) Please note that Frame Dance will follow all HISD weather closings.

Fall Semester Cost: $280

Spring Semester Cost: $300

Teacher: Lydia Hance

Class Description: This may be your child’s first “big kid” dance class without a parent, and also serves as precursor to our Youth Ensemble. This fun class focuses on motor skill development, creativity, musicality, independence, and coordination. Through dance and the use of props, dancers will explore space through movement, and experience new independence and creative choices.

*Please note that ensemble classes are capped at 6 participants to ensure that students receive individual instruction.

Dress Code: Anything you can move in. We dance barefoot.

Location: Yogaleena Yoga Studio in the Shepherd Square Shopping Center at the corner of Shepherd and Westheimer located at 2621 S. Shepherd Dr., Houston, Texas 77098

At Frame Dance we believe everyone and anyone can dance. We fundraise each year to make this possible. A limited number of scholarships are available and are given on a first-come-first-served basis for those who qualify. Applicants must reapply each year. All recipients pay an annual $25 registration fee. Please contact us for more information by email or phone at lydia.hance@framedance.org and 832-781-0808.


Little Framers Dance Class

Little Framers Dance Class

AGES 5-7

Weekly Class Time: Thursdays @ 4:15 – 5:15 PM
Weekend Workshops:

09/14/2019 Photography Workshop with Jennifer Salter.

10/19/ 2019 Watercolor and Body Movement Workshop with Brooke Summers-Perry

11/09/2019 Flow Arts Workshop with Maggie Lasher.

02/22/2020 Costume Making workshop with Ashley Horn.

03/28/2020 Dress Rehearsal with Jamie Williams and Rachael Hutto

Additional workshops TBD.

 

Session I Dates: September 5 – December 12, 2019 (Off the week of Thanksgiving)
Session II Dates: January 16 – May 7, 2020 (Off the Week of Houston ISD Spring Break) Please note that Frame Dance will follow all HISD weather closings.

Fall Semester Cost: $360 per semester (Cost will include weekly classes and monthly workshops)

Spring Semester Cost: $380 per semester (Cost will include weekly classes and monthly workshops)

Teacher: Rachael Hutto, Frame Dance company artist

Class Description:  Little Framers (part of the Frame Dance Youth Ensemble) is built on a cohesive education of modern dance and ballet techniques, rehearsal, and performance.  Little Framers hone their technique while continuing to grow creatively, collaborate with others, and learn choreography for performance.  Though this class focuses more intensely on technique, these students are encouraged to develop creatively, finding and articulating their own artistic voices.

*Please note that ensemble classes are capped at 6 participants to ensure that students receive individual instruction.

Dress Code: Leggings and a form-fitted top or leotard and black tights.  Boys: form fitted t-shirt or tank top and cotton or stretchy pants/shorts. This class is taken with soft ballet slippers and in bare feet.  Hair must be pulled back, no loose jewelry.

Location: Yogaleena Yoga Studio

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.


Junior Framers Dance Class

Junior Framers Dance Class

AGES 8-13

Weekly Class Time: Tuesdays @ 4:15 – 5:25 PM
Weekend Workshops:

09/14/2019 Photography Workshop with Jennifer Salter.

10/19/ 2019 Watercolor and Body Movement Workshop with Brooke Summers-Perry

11/09/2019 Flow Arts Workshop with Maggie Lasher.

02/22/2020 Costume Making workshop with Ashley Horn.

03/28/2020 Dress Rehearsal with Jamie Williams and Rachael Hutto

Additional workshops TBD.

Fall Semester Dates: September 3 – December 10, 2019 (Off the week of Thanksgiving)
Spring Semester Dates: January 14 – May 5, 2020 (Off the week of Houston ISD spring break) Please note that Frame Dance will follow all HISD weather closings.

Fall Semester Cost: $400 when taking one class, $510 when taken with Yoga or Ballet, $720 for all three. (cost will include weekly classes and monthly workshops)

Spring Semester Cost: $420 when taking one class, $540 when taken with Yoga or Ballet, $765 for all three. (cost will include weekly classes and monthly workshops)

Teacher: Jamie Williams, Frame Dance company artist

Class Description: Junior Framers (part of the Frame Dance Youth Ensemble) is built on a cohesive education of modern dance and ballet techniques, rehearsal, and performance.  Junior Framers hone their technique while continuing to grow creatively, collaborate with others, and learn choreography for performance.  Though this class focuses more intensely on technique, these students are encouraged to develop creatively, finding and articulating their own artistic voices.

*Please note that ensemble classes are capped at 6 participants to ensure that students receive individual instruction.

Dress Code: Leggings and a form-fitted top or leotard and black tights.  Boys: form fitted t-shirt or tank top and cotton or stretchy pants/shorts. This class is taken with soft ballet slippers and in bare feet.  Hair must be pulled back, no loose jewelry.

Location: Yogaleena Yoga Studio

For questions, contact Lydia Hance at 832-781-0808.