The Guelph Youth Apprentice I Company provides young, passionate and dedicated dancers with the opportunity to work with a variety of guest choreographers and to perform 3-5 times throughout the season.
For young aspiring dancers 9-11 years, born in 2006-2008 (by audition)
In 2016-2017 Apprentice I Company members had the opportunity to perform at the December Open House, Swansea Exchange and performed at the River Run to over 5,000 people through the Chrysalis Project as well as at the Annual Spring Show at the River Run Centre in May.
The Apprentice I Company classes and rehearsals run from September 2017 – May, 2018. If accepted in to the Company, members would be required to attend every company rehearsal and attend every performance.
Apprentice I Company weekly training & rehearsal schedule
Mondays 4:15-5:00 p.m: Ballet
Mondays 5:00-6:00pm: Apprentice I rehearsal
Tuesdays 4:00-5:30: Contemporary Technique and Composition (born 2007) OR Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm | Contemporary Technique & Composition (born 2006)
Additional Classes highly recommended but not mandatory:
Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 pm: Conditioning (2007-2004)
Wednesdays 5:00-5:45 pm: Ballet (2006-2004)
Saturdays: Jazz (2007, 2008) (11:15-noon) or (2006) (12:45-1:45)
Saturdays: Hip Hop (2007, 2008) (noon-12:45) or (2006) (1:45-2:30)