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YOU CAN ACHIEVE THE PURE ENJOYMENT OF DANCE AT CITRUS COLLEGE

Dance at Citrus prepares you for many career opportunities in the world of dance. We offer you classes in jazz dance, classical ballet, tap dance, and modern dance.

 JAZZ DANCE Jazz Dance

Jazz Dance

 CLASSICAL BALLET Classical Ballet

 TAP DANCE Tap Dance

 AND MODERN DANCE

Modern Dance

Modern Dance

All Photos by Chris Hilgendorf

Several class levels are offered from beginning up to the experienced dancer. Specialty classes are offered in dance history, Pilates, improvisation/choreography, and student choreography.


Dance Concert Dance Concert Dance Concert


Video #1 student work Sp 05 17:50 - 18:16

Students can seek to transfer to a four-year college and/or seek one of the following dance careers: professional dancer, dance educator, studio instructor, dance company director, choreographer, or dance researcher, critic, or therapist.


Commercial DanceCOMMERCIAL DANCE CERTIFICATE

A commercial dance certificate, the only one of its kind in the region, is also offered here at Citrus Dance. A unique combination of required classes and electives within the certificate allows students to tailor this program to their individual needs.

 

 

 

 


Ballet class in StudioBEAUTIFUL DANCE STUDIO

All classes are held in a state-of-the-art 40'X60' studio which over looks the San Gabriel mountains. The air-conditioned studio is equipped with a professional sprung floor, full-length mirrors, ballet barres, and a fabulous sound/video system.

 

 

 

 


PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Performance opportunities abound at the Citrus College Dance Program. Highlights include the Citrus Dance Company Fall and Spring Concerts that perform in the Little Theatre. Students work with guest choreographers in addition to the Citrus faculty.

Video # 2 Tap dance quartet Sp 05 32:11-32:41
Video # 3 Jazz dance group work Sp 05 50:21-50:55
Video # 4 Classical ballet Fa 05 29:00-29:32
Video # 5 Jazz/Swing dance Fa 05 52:40-53:37

The Citrus dancers also perform on the Haugh Performing Arts stage in the Christmas Is and Spring Pop Show, and the Sounds, Shapes, and Shades music department concerts.

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The Citrus Touring Company perform at numerous local venues to the delight of all ages.

Video # 9 Tarzan Fa 05 1:51-2:20

The American College Dance Festival Association is the largest college dance conference in America. Our dance students at Citrus have an opportunity to attend master classes and perform at this event. The dancers are judged on performance and choreography in front of their peers and a professional adjudication dance panel. The members of the Citrus Dance Company will perform at the Spring ‘06 conference at California State University, Sacramento. They will perform a dance entitled High Flight.

Video # 10 High Flight Fa 05 38:53-39:32

The Citrus Dance Program is directed by John Vaughan. Adjunct faculty in addition to the directors are extremely accomplished in the dance field. All hold advanced degrees in dance or musical theatre and have performed in the professional dance world, including Broadway and Hollywood.


For information regarding the Citrus dance program please contact:
John Vaughan – 626.852.8004 – email.

All Photos by Chris Hilgendorf

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