Dance with Orchesis

Open to dancers aged 18 and up. Some dancers 16-17 years of age may be accepted based on the recommendation of their high school adviser or teacher.

BECOME AN ORCHESIS DANCER

Orchesis participants receive:
  • Dance training through weekly ballet, contemporary modern and jazz dance classes with professionally trained instructors
  • Participation in one, level-appropriate Ballet, Contemporary modern or Jazz dance class per week (see notes below to participate in more than one class per week)
  • Full year registration offers optional performance opportunities in Dance Motif, an annual concert showcasing Orchesis’ choreography
  • Occasional discounts on group rate concert attendance in Edmonton are also offered.
  • All classes consist of preparatory exercises, locomotor work across the floor, stretching and the learning of dance phrase combinations
  • Annual registrants select classes in fall and winter.
  • Fall or Winter only registration: Single term registration selects classes for the term in which you are registered. No Motif participation for single term dancers.
Annual registration is required to participate in Dance Motif
  • Motif participants will be charged $45 for one dance and $80 for two dances. This fee is expected to cover ~8% of the overall production cost or  ~.0010% per person per dance.

Category

Cost per session + GST

Annual registration
(Valid September – April)

U of A Student                    $225
Alumni and U of A Staff        $295
Public (no U of A affiliation)  $350

Fall only classes
(Valid September - December)

U of A Student                    $135
Alumni and U of A Staff        $180
Public (no U of A affiliation)  $210

Winter only classes

(Valid January - April)

U of A Student                    $135
Alumni and U of A Staff       $180
Public (no U of A affiliation)  $210

Spring Session

(Valid April 28 - June 16, 2018)

U of A Student                    $ 95
Alumni and U of A Staff       $105
Public (no U of A affiliation) $130

How to register for Orchesis

  • Registrations are taken in person at the Customer Service Centre, 1-213 Van Vliet Complex or by phone (with credit card) at 780-492-2231. Faxing your completed registration form, found in the Activity Guide is also recommended when lines are busy: 780-492-7190  
  • On-line registration is not available.
  • How to Register - information about the registration process from Campus and Community Recreation (CCR)

For all other inquiries, please contact

Tamara Bliss, Orchesis Dance Director
Phone: 780-492-0770
Email: tamara.bliss@ualberta.ca