March 2021 Newsletter

CANADIAN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION British Columbia Branch Dear Members, Spring has officially arrived and with the vaccines rolling out everywhere in the country, we are full of hope for the future. Although we originally wanted to have our 2021 CDTA National summer courses in-person, we made the decision in January to teach them live over Zoom, July 17-20. We had sent a national survey out in January to see what kinds of courses our CDTA members (and non-members) would like to see, and when during the summer. From the results of that survey, we decided to offer more classes on different dates as well. Our summer syllabus intensives will run as follows: From July 17-20 (Saturday -Tuesday), we will be offering Grade 4 and Elementary Tap, Grade 4 and Elementary Jazz, Junior Modern, and Junior Acrobatic Dance, as well as our TDC classes in Music, Anatomy, Dance History and Pedagogy. Then, from August 5-8 (Thursday-Sunday), we will be offering Junior Ballet (divided over two days), Junior Jazz, and Junior Tap, as well as the TDC courses again. Registration for these courses will begin Wednesday, March 24, 2021 (tomorrow) from our CDTA National website. All info and registration will be available there. We […]

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Dance Instructor Wanted in Quesnel, BC

Gold Pan City Dance is looking to hire a full-time dance instructor. Successful candidates will have dance training in any or preferably all of the dance disciplines in ballet, jazz, modern/contemporary, tap, and hip hop. Acro would be a bonus. Teacher training certification, education, and qualifications are highly desired. Teacher qualification in CDTA is also desired, but not required. Candidate should be willing to become certified in CDTA if candidate is not yet CDTA certified. Our new instructor should expect to teach dance classes from Monday through Friday during the afternoons and evenings. Some weekends are also booked for choreography and rehearsals as well as for recitals and competitions. The new instructor should be able to teach all ages, from preschool to adult, with class sizes from 5 – 15 students. Choreography is also expected for each class taught by the instructor for competitions and recitals. Please email your resume to goldpancitydance@gmail.comContinue reading →

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