Youth Program

Fall/Winter Session .: Sept 25 - Dec 9

 

Our mission is to teach dance and provide students with the resources to achieve any of their goals through a passion for learning.

 

Learn different dance styles taught by fun & knowledgeable Teaching Artists in a non-competitive learning environment. Our program stresses the development of spatial and body awareness, memorization skills, teamwork, and building self-confidence all the while cultivating responsible and civic-minded individuals.

 

 

FALL/WINTER REGISTRATION ENDS OCTOBER 15TH

 

Step: Click the above "REGISTER TODAY" button


Step 2: Fill out our Online Registration Form 

Step 3: Make Your Payment. It’s that easy!

 

 

Returning Students: We love our returning students. However, all students must pre-register, as their is no automatic enrollment for sessions.

 

Attendance: Participation is vital so students are expected to arrive on time and leave on time. Make-up classes are only given in the chance of illness only.

Calendar 2017-18
Session Dates




Fall\Winter

Sept 22 - Dec 7

10 weeks

Winter\Spring

Jan 8 - May 17

8  weeks / 10 weeks

Summer Session

Jun 5 - Jul 26

 

 

Breaks




Thanksgiving break

Nov 20-25

 

Winter break

Dec 11-Jan 6

 

Spring break

Mar 26-30

 

Summer break

July 30-Sept 21

 

 

Tuition



 

For Full 10 Week Fall/Winter Session: 

   1 class $100


   2 classes $200 

   3 classes $300

   Unlimited classes $380

 

There are no drop-ins

Refunds & Prorate Policy: NO REFUND, please select a class carefully. After the 3rd week of classes, registration is closed and any students registering after week three will be prorated the maximum rate of 3 classes.

Payment Plans: All payment plans can be made with our office at an additional 5% fee for up to 3 installments per session.

Trial Class: There are no drop-ins. However, new and returning students may try a class at $11 per class to learn if they want to join it. Trial classes are subject to availability and class size.

 

 

Raissa Simpson teaches Modern Dance and Musical Theater/Jazz. She is the director of PUSH Outreach. Examples of her teaching include Sacramento State, Stanford University, SF State University, Alonzo King Lines Dance Center, Ferst Presents, San Jose Dance Theatre and Marin School. For the proposed project, Simpson intends to conceive and direct classroom materials, artists development and facilitate the production.

 

 

Terrence Paschal teaches Hip Hop for PUSH Outreach’s school year and summer program. Paschal was born and raised in San Francisco. He is currently seeking his degree in kinesiology and is a company member with the Embodiment Project. Paschal focuses on regular hip hop curriculum and crafting dances where leadership skills are applied through offering choreographic opportunities to students.

 

 

KJ Dahlaw teaches Ballet for PUSH Outreach’s school year and summer program. She has taught for University of Nevada Reno, Illinois Wesleyan University, Sierra Arts Foundation, Nevada Ballet, and many others. Dahlaw focus is on classical ballet training for students with an emphasis on enforcing a positive body image and self-confidence.

 

 

Sam Reidy is an assistant teacher for Hip Hop in PUSH Outreach’s year round program. He hails from New York and will be assisting with hip hop instruction while learning to teach PUSH’s curriculum to young children.

   
   

 

YOUTH COMPANY AUDITIONS

at PUSH Dance Company (located in AAACC) on September 26, 2017

3:00pm Registration | Audition Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

 

 

SUMMER YOUTH SHOWCASE ANNOUNCED

3rd Annual Dance Boot Camp

at the MoMagic Showcase on July 26, 2017

1:00-3:00pm Jewish Community Center SF | Doors Open at 12:30pm

Kanbar Hall
Jewish Community Center SF, 3200 California Street, San Francsico CA 94118

Illness/Injury: Our program is fully insured. However, in the case of injury, we are not responsible for medical coverage.

Teachers: In order to ensure a safe & positive learning environment, Teaching Artists may expand or add on the policies of his/her own class. Any student unable to observe these policies may be asked to leave the class.

Restrictions: Classes are age-appropriate. After you register for a class, you will receive an email confirmation from classes [at] pushdance.org confirming your child’s acceptance or if the class is full.

 


Student Conduct

Youth Company

The Youth Company is an audition based performing group for upper division students ages 9 to 14. The youth group performs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Under the guidance of Raissa Simpson, Teaching Artists and guest artists, the group receives pre-professional training, performance opportunities and outreach activities.

 

 


Our program builds an atmosphere of empathy & inclusion that is a safe space for all students. No bullying of any kind will be emotionally or physically tolerated. We foster a positive outlet of expression for student success.

 

Dress Code: In order to give the best instruction possible, clothing should be form fitting and hair should be neatly tied back or away from the face. Hair longer than the nap of the neck should be pulled back in a bun. No jewelry please.

 

Modern Dance: Black Leotard, black footless tights

Ballet Girls under 9: Pink Leotard, tights, ballet shoes, skirt;

Ballet Girls 9+: Black Leotard, tights, ballet shoes; Ballet Boys: Black shorts/tights and black shoes;

Hip Hop: Athletic shoes or non-streak Sneakers

 

Attendance: Students are expected to attend all classes

 

Teachers: In order to ensure a safe & positive learning environment, Teaching Artists may expand or add on the policies of his/her own class. Any student unable to observe these policies may be asked to leave the class.

 

Restrictions: Classes are age-appropriate. After you register for a class, you will receive an email confirmation from classes [at] pushdance.org confirming your child’s acceptance or if the class is full.

 

Parking: Parking spaces 1-20 are available for parking only while classes are being conducted.