JUMP Dance Convention!
50 of EDC's competitive students and faculty attended the JUMP Convention and Competition in Minneapolis, MN November 22nd - 24th. It was a great weekend of dance. Results will be posted soon!
NUVO Dance Convention!
In October, several of our Competitive Students along with Miss Jenny and Miss Melissa attended the NUVO Dance Convention in Winnipeg! Congratulations to scholarship recipients Chelsea Kingsland, Jessica Burzuik, Abbey Thickson, Brittany Shimizu, Eden Bloom and Ella Conrod! Also, congratulations to Chelsea Kingsland on receiving 3rd place for her Hip Hop solo, Drop It Low!
Evolution is thrilled to welcome Joanne Tokaryk, Jennifer Metelski and Alex Bauer to Evolution! We are also excited to welcome back Heather Taschuk! Jennifer and Heather are a part of our ballet team and Alex is teaching Hip Hop. Joanne is looking forward to mentoring the teachers in the ISTD ballet syllabus and implementing the ISTD ballet in all levels. Please visit our Faculty page to meet these new faces along with our existing faculty.
2013-2014 REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Registration will be ongoing until Saturday, September 28th, space permitting. Please call 204-785-1285 for availability.
At the beginning of September we were honoured to have Romeo Suban and Mike Groot come in to teach Hip Hop and Jazz Funk Workshops to our competitive students. You can view the photos on our Facebook page.
2013 ANNUAL RECITAL
Our Annual Recital was held on Monday, May 6th, 2013 at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg! Students performed to a sold out crowd and it was a wonderful celebratory evening of dance. To view photos of the performance please click here.
2012-2013 PRE-REGISTRATION and PICTURE & DVD PICK UP
Will take place June 17th, 18th and 20th from 5 - 8:30pm at the studio.
MANITOBA PROVINCIAL DANCE FESTIVAL
Congratulations to all Competitive Students on your amazing performances at the Manitoba Provincial Dance Festival!
Congratulations to Breanna Goldenberg for receiving a Junior Jazz Scholarship for her Jazz Solo "Breakin' Dishes," choreographed by Miss Melissa!
Congratulations to Breanna Goldenberg and Courtney Shimizu for receiving a Junior Tap Scholarship AND on being chosen to perform in the Festival Gala for their Tap Duo "Diamonds," choreographed by Miss Jenny!
Congratulations to all Competitive Students on a fantastic showing at the Canadian National Dance Championships! Special mention to the following Overall and scholarship winners:
|In Da Club||Senior B Hip Hop Small Group||1st Place Overall Novice|
|Taking Care of Business||Mini Tap Line||3rd Place Overall 6 & Under|
|Gitchee Goo||Mini Jazz Line||2nd Place Overall 6 & Under|
|Let's Go||Junior Hip Hop Line||1st Place Overall Line 10 & Under|
|Diamonds||Breanna Goldenberg & Courtney Shimizu||2nd Place Overall Duet/Trio 11- 14|
|Breanna Goldenberg||Fresh Intensive Scholarship Recipient|
TRIPLE THREAT 2012
On November 10th and 11th, 30 EDC teachers and students attended the Triple Threat Dance Convention in Winnipeg. Congratulations to "Hit The Road Jack" for winning a 'Judge's Choice' award in the Future Threats show and to Junior Team member Chelsea Kingsland, for winning a Junior Scholarship! Bravo dancers!
Congratulations to our competitive student and dance assistant, Miss Raegen on a wonderful performance in Annie at Rainbow Stage. We are so proud of you!
Congratulations to all of our talented dancers and faculty on an amazing performace at our Annual Recital on Monday, April 30th! We are so proud of all of you!
A huge thank you to the over 150 volunteers that make the show possible. Congratulations to our volunteer draw winners: Karen Miller ($50 Chapters gift card); Christine Wager ($50 Keg gift card) and Amanda Lafreniere ($50 Evolution gift certificate). You may pick up your prizes at Pre-Registration.
Photos from our recital can be viewed here!
ROCKWOOD FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS AWARD
Congratulations to Intermediate student Hilary Ransom on receiving the Rockwood Festival of the Arts Award. We're very proud of you!
Congratulations to all of our competitive dancers at CNDC. We're so proud of all of you! EDC's CNDC results may be viewed here.
JUMP MINNEAPOLIS 2011
On November 17th, 54 EDC students and their families travelled to Minneapolis for the JUMP Convention! Congratulations to all dancers who attended!! A special congratulations to the following scholarship recipients:
|Chelsea Kingsland||Mini Female VIP Runner-Up|
|Raegen McGinnis||Class Scholarship Recipient
|Aurora Gatchell||Class Scholarship Recipient
|Ariana Brown||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Jessica Burzuik||Class Scholarship Recipient
|Rachel Ward||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Matthew Klippenstein||Class Scholarship Recipient|
TRIPLE THREAT 2011
Congratulations to Abbey Thickson, winner of a scholarship at the Triple Threat Dance Convention in Winnipeg, November 5th and 6th
JUMP WINNIPEG 2011
On October 22nd & 23rd several EDC students and faculty attended the JUMP Convention in Winnipeg. Congratulations to all students who attended! Several EDC students received scholarships and awards at the competition! Congratulations to the following students:
|Breanna Goldenberg||Junior Female JUMP VIP Winner|
|Raegen McGinnis||Junior Female VIP Runner-UP|
|Chelsea Kingsland||Mini Female VIP Runner-UP|
|Ariana Brown||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Abbey Thickson||Class Scholarship Recipient
|Ashley King||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Rielle Belanger||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Courtney Shimizu||Class Scholarship Recipient|
|Breanna Goldenberg||High Gold/1st Place - Jazz Solo "Accessory"|
|Rielle Belanger||Gold/2nd Place - Hip Hop Solo "Bring 'Em Out"|
|Chelsea Kingsland||Gold/3rd Place - Jazz Solo "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous"|
|Breanna Goldenberg & Courtney Shimizu||Gold/1st Place - Tap Duo "Cheese Please!"|
CONGRATULATIONS to EDC student Matthew Klippenstein! Matthew was accepted into the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Professional Division. He will begin his studies this fall. We are very proud of you!
SENIOR TAP SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations to Matthew Klippenstein, recipient of a Senior Tap Scholarship at the Manitoba Provincial Dance Festival!
Congratulations to all dancers on a fantastic job at CNDC. Evolution's results may be viewed here.
Congratulations to all soloists who competed in the 5678 Showtime competition. We are very proud of you!
EXTREME DANCE CONVENTION
On February 26th and 27th, some of our Comeptitive Students attended the Extreme Dance Convention in Winnipeg. Congratulations to Raegen McGinnis on your 'Recognition Award' and to Breanna Goldenberg for receiving three Golds and an Overall Youth Solo award. Way to Go!
EVOLUTION IN THE NEWS!
Please click here to view the December 2nd Selkirk Record article about Evolution's recent trip to the JUMP Dance Convention in Minneapolis, MN!
On November 18th, 54 Evolution teachers, competitive team dancers and their parents headed down to Minneapolis, MN for the JUMP dance convention! It was an action-packed weekend of dance that involved workshops on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as a Competition on Saturday evening. Students took class from world-renowned choreographers such as Mandy Moore, Bobby Newberry and Billy Bell. Congratulations to Breanna Goldenberg and Ariana Brown for winning 'Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical' scholarships during the workshop portion of the event. Congratulations to Hilary Ransom, the recipient of the Studio Scholarship award. To read more about the Studio Scholarship please click here.
Evolution was very successful in the competition. Some of the awards included 2 Best of JUMP awards, 3 Overall awards and numerous placements in the age division categories. Congratulations to all competitive students!
Evolution was also the recipient of the the 'Studio Spirit' award, and Ms. Andrea and Ms. Sonja will be headed to the JUMP Teacher Retreat in Waikiki in May!
For a complete list of Evolution's JUMP results and awards please click here.
TRIPLE THREAT DANCE CONVENTION
On November 6th and 7th, Ms. Andrea, Ms. Sonja, Miss Danielle and nine Evolution students attended the Triple Threat Dance Convention held at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. Congrats to all dancers that participated and a special congratulations to 'Big Spender' for receiving a 'Judges Choice Award' and to Breanna Goldenberg for winning 1st place in the solo division for the Intermediate Ultimate Threat Challenge, for her solo 'Jailhouse Rock.' Way to go!
WINTER WEATHER CLOSINGS
With the winter season fast approaching please be advised that in the event of blizzard-like and/or poor driving conditions, Evolution Dance Company may be closed. In the event of these conditions, please phone the studio to listen for a recorded message to see if classes are cancelled. A recorded message will be left no later than one hour prior to the first class of the day if classes are cancelled. If there is no message, classes are on as scheduled. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring the safety of our students and staff.
SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTOR - JERA WOLFE
Evolution was honoured to welcome Jera Wolfe from SYTYCD Canada to Evolution as a special guest instructor in October.
Ms. Andrea, Ms. Sonja, Miss Melissa and Miss Jenny travelled to LA in July to take class at the Edge Performing Arts Center. They were very inspired and can't wait to share what they learned with their students!
2010 MANITOBA PROVINCIAL DANCE FESTIVAL JUNIOR JAZZ SCHOLARSHIP & 2nd PLACE -STARS OF TOMORROW COMPETITION
Congratulations to Breanna Goldenberg on winning the 2010 Manitoba Provincial Dance Festival Junior Jazz scholarship and second place at the Red River Ex 'Stars of Tomorrow' competition! We are very proud of you!
Evolution had a phenomenal weekend at the CNDC Winnipeg Regional Competition! We are so proud of all of our students and teachers! Evolution won six Overall High Score awards and has seven dances in the running to compete at the World Tap and Jazz Championships. To view the full results please click here.