August 21-25, 2023
4 classes a day 9:45-4:15 daily. 30 hours of dance in this week!
Technique, Contemporary ballet, Contemporary and Contemporary Jazz.
Featuring the incredible faculty of Dale Lam, Racheal Prince, Nasiv Sall and Scott Augustine.
Dancers must currently be training a minimum of 8 hours a week with at least three ballet classes a week as well as Contemporary or Jazz.
This Intensive will change you as a dancer!
You will finish the week technically stronger, more confident and artistically different.
Three levels for serious dancers age 11+ who train at the RAD Grade 5 level or above.
Juniors - (currently training a minimum of 4 hours ballet/contemporary/modern a week)
Intermediates- (currently training a minimum 5.5 hours ballet/contemporary/modern a week)
Advanced - (currently training a minimum of 7 hours ballet/contemporary/modern a week),
Fees and forms of payment
$600+gst if registered and paid by April 30, 2023.
$625+gst after April 30, 2023..
Method of Payment accepted: Cash / Debit (in person)
VISA / MasterCard (on-line or in person) subject to admin fee.
75% refund within 45 days, 50% refund in 30 days, 25% refund within 14 days. No refunds after that.
The Intensive must be taken as scheduled in full. Any partial participation is charged at the full amount.
*Tri-City Dance Centre reserves the right to cancel or combine a class should enrollment be insufficient.
*During THE INTENSIVE the faculty reserves the right to change a dancers level if necessary.
* Faculty is subject to change without notice.
2023 "THE INTENSIVE" FACULTY
RACHEAL PRINCE received her training at the Quinte Ballet School under the direction of Brian Scott. Racheal then moved to Calgary Alberta to attend the Alberta Ballet School's Post Graduate Program where she was the recipient of the Ali Pourfarrokh scholarship and the first program graduate to join the company. During her four years with The Alberta Ballet Company she danced works by George Balanchine, Emily Molnar, Margie Gillis, Christopher Wheeldon, Jean Grand-Maître and many others. At 23, she went on to join Ballet BC where she performed nationally and internationally at venues such as Sadler's Wells, Movimentos Festival Wolfsburg, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Fall for Dance NYC, BAM, and International Dance Festival Birmingham UK. Her performance highlights include Jorma Elo's 1st Flash, Johan Inger's Walking Mad and B.R.I.S.A, William Forsythe's Enemy in the Figure and Work Within Work as well as works by Sharon Eyal and Ohad Naharin.
After 12 incredible years with the company, she took on the role of Assistant Rehearsal Director for the 2019/20 season and set the ensemble work for Medhi Walerski's Romeo and Juliet as well as Prelude. Racheal was the Associate Director of Lamondance from 2021-2022 and is currently the co-Artistic Director of Dance/ Novella.
Dale Lam holds a BA in Theatre and Speech from the University of South Carolina and is the Artistic Director of the CCJ Conservatory. She specializes in body alignment and placement, strengthening and stretch, combining these techniques with practical application in contemporary, improvisational, and jazz movement.
She was an ambassador to the Dance Teacher Summit, and was named “Top Private Studio/Conservatory Director” in 2015 by Dance Teacher Magazine. In addition to her duties at CCJ Conservatory, she has monthly residencies in Charleston, SC, and Charlotte, NC, and is an active choreographer and master instructor, traveling throughout the United States. She has taught internationally in Costa Rica, Singapore, and Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
CCJ Conservatory graduates who were under Dale’s tutelage include dancers in Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Ballet BC (Vancouver), and a Princess Grace Awardee. Her students have attended dance programs at USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance , Suny Purchase in NYC, Point Park, AMDA NYC, and others. The have appeared on Broadway in Cats, Lion King, toured in Hamilton, performed in Disney productions on two continents, appeared in La La Land, Glee, NBC’s live production of Hairspray, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, So You Think You Can Dance, and more...
Scott is originally from Vancouver, B.C. and now resides in Calgary dancing his fourth season with the professional jazz company Decidedly Jazz Danceworks ( DJD ). He has worked with several contemporary companies such as Wen Wei Dance, Company 605, Radical System Art and Move the company. Scott has many theatre credits which include playing Riff in West Side Story ( Vancouver Opera and Rainbow Stage), Neleus in Mary Poppins ( Arts Club ) and Tulsa in Gypsy ( Arts Club ). Other favourites include Hello Dolly ( Vancouver Playhouse ), Chicago ( Mayfield ) and Beauty & the Beast ( Arts Club ). He has danced for numerous TV and Film projects such as Hellcats, Once Upon a Time, The Flash, Psyche, Dudley Do Right and Totally Awesome to name a few. His choreography credits include the musicals Once ( Arts Club ), Oliver! ( Vancouver Playhouse ), Beauty & the Beast ( Arts Club ) as well as for numerous dance teams, special events and commercials. Scott was a principal dancer for the show Encore! ( Disney Sea ) in Tokyo, Japan which is still one of his most memorable achievements. He has been a part of many teaching faculty including Harbour Dance Centre, Groove Street Productions, Evolve and Sole sharing his knowledge and experiences while embracing the fun and fulfilment of this art form we call dance.
Nasiv Kaur Sall (She/Her) is a Canadian-Punjabi dance artist residing in Vancouver on the unceded territories of the xwməθkwəy̓ əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and səlil ̓ ilw̓ ətaʔɬ nations. Raised on a blueberry farm in Pitt Meadows, BC, Nasiv is heavily connected to her ancestry and the ground beneath her. She is driven by her curiosities and is always eager to learn from whoever comes into her path.
She completed her formal dance training in 2020 with the Arts Umbrella Dance Post-Secondary Program under the direction of Artemis Gordon. Since graduating, Nasiv has been bicoastal having the privilege of working with companies Anne Plamondon Productions and La Tresse in Quebec and with Out Innerspace Dance Theatre and Mascall Dance in Vancouver. She has also been involved in ongoing independent creations under the direction of Anya Saugstad, Kirsten Wicklund, and Isak Enquist.
A versatile dancer, actor, choreographer and movement coach, Nasiv has spent time in Hollywood North on several TV and Film sets. Her recent acting credits include Nickelodeon’s Monster High where she plays fan-favourite Abbey Bominable.
Past "The Intensive" Faculty
TCDC / 2022 "The Intensive"
Franco Nieto, Zack Tang, Thys Armstrong
TCDC / 2020 "The Intensive"
Kristen Gorski, Lauren Ritchie, Reid Cuming, Erika Mayall, Scott Augustine, Steven Blandino, Chanel Lacasse, Alex Blitstein and Lee Leigh Photography
TCDC / 2019 "The Intensive"
Alex Blitstein, Sabrina Phillip, Amanda Cleghorn, Desiree Dunbar, Caitlin Griffin, Alisha Lucchese, Shannon Stewardson
TCDC / 2018 "The Intensive"
Kate Harpootlian, Alex Blitstein, Sabrina Phillip, Scott Augustine, Katrina Bois, Liz Tookey, Zenon Zubyk, Shannon Stewardson
TCDC / 2017 "The Intensive"
Franco Nieto - NWDP, Kate Harpootlian, Gina Pero, Chebar Williams, Amanda Cleghorn, Ashley Sweet, Kirsten Wicklund
TCDC / 2016 "The Intensive"
Franco Nieto - NWDP, Ching Ching Wong - NWDP, Kate Harpootlian, Liz Tookey, Chebar Williams, Suzanne Ouellette and Mark Dennis