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Classes for Ages 12-18

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Intermediate Contemporary Ballet 

Class Description: Ballet with a modern twist. Dancers will hone and explore ballet technique, refining all of the rules of classical technique—sometimes for the soul purpose of breaking them. This class is for the intermediate to advanced dancer. 11 classes + recital. No class Labor Day, 9/6.

  • Ages: 12 +
  • Mondays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Andrea Salazar
  • Dates: August 30 – Nov 15, 2021 (No class 9/6) 
  • Tuition: $198 (11 classes + Recital)

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Modern II

Ages 10+ with instructor approval.
Class Description: Students will build on modern dance basics in this fun and fast-paced class. Dancers will play with moving in and out of the floor as well as traveling through space, with a focus on musicality. Students learn a fun and challenging dance routine to perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. 10 classes + recital

  • Ages: 10+ (Instructor Approval)
  • Thursdays
  • 4:00-4:50p
  • Teacher: Brianna Anthony-Vick
  • Dates: September 16  – November 18
  • Tuition $182 (10 Classes + Recital) 

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Modern III

Ages 13+ with instructor approval.
Class Description: Advanced dancers move through strengthening, center, and floor work in this challenging and fast-paced class. Dancers will focus on musicality, gestural work, and athletic movement. Students will perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. 10 classes + recital.

  • Ages: 13 + (with instructor approval)
  • Thursdays
  • 5:00-6:20pm
  • Teacher: Brianna Anthony-Vick
  • Dates: September 16 – November 18
  • Tuition: $265 (10 Classes + Recital)

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Musical Theatre Jazz Dance

Class Description: Dancers explore the elements of style, rhythm, and character dance commonly found in Musical Theatre, exploring specific genres and working with the songs of Musical Theatre performance. Students perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. Jazz shoes required.

  • Ages: 8-14
  • Wednesdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Lizzie Chapman
  • Dates: September 1 – November 17
  • Tuition: $215 (12 classes + Recital)

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Musical Theatre 3 – “Grease!”

(Prerequisite: 2 sessions of MT2 and/or Spotlight Stars or instructor approval)
Class Description: Working with three master teaching artists in acting, dance, and music, students in this advanced intermediate course further explore character development, musical theatre dance, and song interpretation. The course culminates in a casual, review style performance(s) for friends and family.

  • Ages: 10 +  (Prereq. 2 sessions of MT2 and/or Spotlight Stars or instructor approval)
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 5:00-6:20pm 
  • Teachers: Gary Schoenfeld, Lizzie Chapman, Ami Nashimoto 
  • Dates: August 30 – December 15
  • Tuition: $530 (Arrangements for monthly payments may be made through the office.)

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Play Production – “10 Ways to Survive The End Of The World”

Class Description: Guided by a professional director, students experience the rehearsal process of an all youth, non-musical, comedic play, culminating in an evening performance at Spindrift School. Additional technical rehearsals on the weekday evenings required. Open to all students 10-18 no matter their experience level! 14 classes at 1.5 hrs with additional dates of Nov. 5th and 12th with final performance(s) on Nov. 18.

  • Ages: 10-18
  • Thursdays
  • 5:00-6:20pm
  • Teacher: Gary Craig Schoenfeld
  • Dates: September 2 – November 18 (rehearsal/tech dates added: Nov. 5th & 12th) 
  • Tuition: $345

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Winter Show – “Into the Woods Jr.”

Class Description: Auditions 9/2, Callbacks 9/3. All performers must be vaccinated. Directed by Director of Theatre, Gary Schoenfeld, Musical Direction by SSPA Founder, Alex Bootzin and Choreography by Director of Dance, Brianna Anthony-Vick. Weekly rehearsals with some Saturdays until 11/29. 11/29-12/10 tech weeks are M-F 4-7. Performance Dates: 15 performances beginning 12/10 and closing on 12/31. Call the office for an audition appointment 650 738-8648. Auditions on 9/2 will require 32 bars with sheet music. Accompanist provided.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Ages: 12 -18 (vaccination is a requirement, recent grads welcome)
  • Tuesdays
  • 4:00-7:00pm
  • Teachers: Gary Craig Schoenfeld, Brianna Anthony-Vick, Alexander Bootzin
  • Dates: September 7 to December 31
  • Tuition: Sliding Scale $425/$525/$625 (Contact the office if you would like monthly payments)

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Spindrift Dance Company Prep Levels I & II

Spindrift Dance Company Prep classes prepare performers for the rigorous commitment required of members of the Spindrift Dance Company, additionally introducing new members to the Company and preparing them for January’s auditions. Dancers will spend 2 hours per week working on technique, building stamina, and rehearsing choreography for the SSPA Fall Recital at Terra Nova Theatre, date TBD. 10 two hour classes + recital.

  • Ages: 7-18 (Prereq. 2+ years of dance experience or instructor approval)
  • Wednesdays
  • 5:00 – 7:00pm
  • Teachers: Brianna Anthony-Vick, Andrea Salazar
  • Dates: September 15 – November 17
  • Tuition: $350 (Call the office to arrange monthly payments if desired)

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Spindrift Dance Company Prep Levels III & IV

Spindrift Dance Company Prep classes prepare performers for the rigorous commitment required of members of the Spindrift Dance Company, additionally introducing new members to the Company and preparing them for January’s auditions. Dancers will spend 2 hours per week working on technique, building stamina, and rehearsing choreography for the SSPA Fall Recital at Terra Nova Theatre, date TBD. 10 two hour classes + recital.

  • Ages: 12-18 (Prereq. 3+ years of dance experience or instructor approval)
  • Mondays
  • 5:00 – 7:00pm
  • Teachers: Brianna Anthony-Vick, Andrea Salazar 
  • Dates: September 13 – November 15
  • Tuition: $350 (Call the office to arrange monthly payments if desired)

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Performance Choir 

Students learn the basics of music theory while singing fun and familiar Winter Holiday songs. Public Performance TBA.

  • Ages 8 to 14
  • Fridays
  • 3:30 – 4:20pm 
  • Teacher: Osvaldo de Leon
  • Dates: September 10 to November 19 (possible performance date TBA)
  • Tuition: $198  11 classes plus performance

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Teen Yoga with Marisa 

Class Description: This high-energy flow class is just for teens! Build core strength, flexibility and the elements necessary to achieve a masterful inversion, all in an encouraging and judgement free zone. Whether you’re a dancer looking to cross-train and elevate your modern technique or an actor looking to build body-awareness, this class is sure to take your art to the next level. Option to Zoom in available; link will be sent the weekend preceding the first class.

  • Ages 12 to 18
  • Thursdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Marisa
  • Dates: September 2 to November 18
  • Tuition: (12 classes, no recital): $198

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