Dance Network of South Dakota Convention 2022 - Aberdeen

The 2022 Convention is October 21-23, 2022 in Aberdeen, SD at the ARCC (Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center)

DNSD 2022 Convention - Aberdeen

The next Dance Network of South Dakota Convention will be held October 21-23, 2022 (Friday late afternoon/evening through Sunday afternoon)

The 2022 Convention is being hosted at the Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

Registration – 

DNSD 2022 Convention Aberdeen

Registration and Merch order page 

DNSD Convention Registration 2022 Aberdeen

Merch – Clothing Merchandise

DNSD 2022 Convention Aberdeen

Pre-order Merch when you Register for the Convention

Pre-order by October 2, 2022

T-Shirt – $20 (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4 XL) 

Crewneck Sweatshirt – $40 (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

Women’s OGIO Joggers $60 (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)

2022 Convention Schedule

Schedule

Brochure Information

Dance Network of South Dakota

ABERDEEN 2022
Join us
For a weekend of first
class technical training
and
guest instructors.

41st Annual Conference
october 21-23, 2022
Aberdeen, SD

– check in –
Friday, October 21st 3:00- 6:45pm
Saturday, October 22nd 8:00-9:00am
– TUITION –
Convention
$125 Full Weekend Pass
Single Class $35.00
Teachers: bring 10 students and your tuition is FREE!
– HOUSING –
Special room rates are held at the participating Aberdeen hotel. Refer to
“Dance Network” when making reservations
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
605-229-4040 $169.99
Super
8
605-229-5005 $120.00
Fairfield Inn
& Suites
605 229-9990 $175.00-190.00
AmericInn Lodge
& Suites
605-225-4565 $132.90
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
605-725-4000 $144.00
One adult chaperone for every 8 students is recommended.
Teachers/Parents are responsible for their students/children.

 

The 2022 Dance Network of SD presents a weekend of
classes for ages 8 and up in a variety of dance genres with
special guest instructors from all over the nation!
http://www.aberdeen.sd.us/sddn
Classes will be held at the:
Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center
225 3rd Ave SE • Aberdeen SD 57401

 

– LEVELS –
A 8-10 Beginning
B 11-14 Intermediate
C 15+ Advanced
Please consult your instructor with regard to appropriate class level
placement.
Proper class attire consists of solid color leotard, tights, hair secured tightly
away from face and correct dance shoes. Dance pants are allowed for all
classes, with the exception of ballet. All warm up clothes must be removed
prior to each class.
– SCHEDULE –
Friday, October 21
3:00-6:30 Registration
7:00 Social and Presentation by Mary Carpenter
Saturday, October 22
8:00-9:00 Registration

LEVEL A B C C+

9:00-10:15 Tap Contemporary Ballet/Pilates Jazz
10:30-11:45 Ballet Jazz Contemporary Tap
11:45-1:00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-2:15 Contemporary Tap Broadway Pointe
2:30-3:45 Jazz Ballet/Pilates Tap Hip Hop
4:00-5:15 Tap Hip Hop Ballet Jazz
Sunday, October 23
LEVEL A
B C C+
9:00-9:50 Ballet Broadway Contemporary Tap
10:00-10:50 Lyrical Tap Jazz Ballet/Pilates
11:00-11:50 Jazz Ballet Tap Contemporary
12:00-12:50 Tap Lyrical Pointe Lyrical

 

Brochure Information 2nd column

 

– dnsd apparel –
Reserve your 2022 Conference T-Shirt or Capri pants by October 2nd
!
T-shirt: Black short sleeve t-shirt with lavender and grey logo. $20
Adult sizes Small-4XL
Crew Neck Sweatshirt: Grey crew neck sweatshirt with lavender and grey
logo. $40
Adult sizes Small-3XL
Joggers: Black joggers with grey logo. $60
Adults sizes X-small- 4XL

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION
Register online at dancenetworksd.org/registration
Apparel orders must be received by October 2, 2022
dancenetworksd.org/2022-convention/

– GUEST FACULTY –
MARY CARPENTER – Mary studied at CCM, the Cincinnati
Ballet Company school; scholarship at the David Howard Dance
Center, and holds a BA with high honors in dance from Butler
University. She danced for The Metropolitan Opera Ballet at
Lincoln Center; performed as a principal guest artist for Ohio
Dance Theatre and Granite State Ballet, and as a soloist with
Ballet Artists of Cincinnati, Maryland Ballet, Lexington Ballet, and
Charleston Ballet. Mary was previously on faculty for Broadway
Dance Center, The Ballet Hispanico School, Barnard College,
and The New School University. She currently teaches at Ballet
Academy East and the world-famous Steps on Broadway. She
directed nine ballet classroom music recordings with Roper
Records from creative movement through advanced ballet and is
a featured teacher in two DVDs for RizBiz Productions, “Budding
Ballerinas” and “From Tights to Tutus.” Mary created “The Magical
World of Ballet,” with Roper, a DVD designed for young dancers,
teachers, and parents. She holds certifications in Pilates mat and
Progressing Ballet Technique and you can take her ballet class on
the Dancio.com website, where she is a featured master teacher
for adult beginners. Ms. Carpenter’s latest project is a classroom
recording collaboration with Metropolitan Opera Ballet pianist
Steven Mitchell for his music app Balletrax. Mary is a master
pointe shoe fitter with over thirty years of experience working
with dancers in ABT, The Royal Ballet, and NYCB – to name a
few. She has given pointe shoe lectures at prestigious summer
programs for ABT/JKO, Dance Theatre of Harlem, NYSSA, and
Oklahoma Summer Arts in Quartz. She has served as a panelist
on pointe shoes alongside Misty Copeland, coached Julia Styles
for her role in the movie “Save the Last Dance”, and assisted
NYCB principal dancer Jenifer Ringer with pointe shoes for Oprah
Winfrey for TV. Mary is the featured pointe shoe expert for the
last video project by the late master teacher David Howard “I’ll
Be Seeing You” on Vimeo. In 2015 she launched her Youtube
channel “Dancewithmary NYC” where she shares her pointe
shoe expertise in monthly segments.
JOSH NIXON – Josh Nixon began dancing at the Centreville
Dance Academy in Virginia. As a well-rounded student of dance,
Josh trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz. Mr. Nixon’s professional
choice was the art of Tap Dance, encouraged by his trainers Pam
McCormick and Heidi Stafford. Josh joined MYTE (Metropolitan
Youth Tap Ensemble), a semi-professional company, based in
Virginia under the direction of Katie Padgett and Jason Holley
where he was exposed to performing opportunities throughout
Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC. Performing live,
Corporate events and television commercial choreographic
works, by Broadway veteran Joseph Webb and Crishon Jerome.
Mr. Nixon has become a well-respected Tap Dance Instructor,
with the privilege of participating in residencies,
workshops and festivals in over 30 states in America
and 20 countries throughout the world. His professional
career has evolved to also afford him the opportunity
to serve as the Assistant Artistic Director to Joseph
Webb’s youth company, House of Tap. His continually
evolving career has brought him to be seen in Dance
Teacher and Dance Magazine features, production and
performance opportunities alongside his mentors Chloe
and Maud Arnold, Derick Grant, and Ted Louis Levy. Josh
has performed with Chloe Arnold’s Apartment 33, Ryan
Johnson’s SOLE Defined and Heidi Stafford’s Sundays on
Tap, and has recently assisted Tap faculty at Break the
Floor events. Recent Credits include the Root 100 Awards,
Lincoln Center, The Smithsonian Institution, MS Europa
2 cruise ship, and choreography for the national Miss
America Pageant. When not traveling, Josh is pursuing
his Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University and
running his own video production company. Josh passes
on his love, respect and knowledge for tap dance as a
guest instructor at a handful of Universities and studios
throughout the VA/DC Metro Area as well as heading
his new pre-professional tap company, SYTE & Sound.
As a dance therapist, Jeff has worked in psychiatric units,
halfway houses, and homeless shelters.
He is the founder of House of Roses, a volunteer
organization, helping to build self-esteem and self
confidence through dance with young people living in
homeless shelters around the city.
PLUS
Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson
from So You Think You Can Dance!!

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2022 Aberdeen, SD Convention Faculty

Mary Carpenter, Josh Nixon

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Mary Carpenter

@DanceWithMaryNYC

https://www.instagram.com/dancewithmarynyc

 

Mary Carpenter

Mary trained at CCM, Butler University, David Howard Dance Center on scholarship, and the National Shakespeare Conservatory. She performed in numerous musicals and plays along the east coast, including New York City Opera. She danced for The Metropolitan Opera Ballet and as a principal guest artist for Ohio Dance Theatre and Granite State Ballet; as a soloist for Charleston Ballet, Lexington Ballet and Maryland Ballet.

She is a former faculty member of Barnard College, The New School University, The Ballet Hispanico school, and Broadway Dance Center. Mary has directed nine ballet classroom music CDs and three young dancer DVDs as well as being featured in several of the late master teacher David Howard’s instructional DVDs.

She is certified in Pilates mat and Progressing Ballet Technique/PBT in addition to teaching ballet. Mary is a pointe shoe expert and shares her knowledge on her Youtube channel – Dancewithmary NYC “for any and all things pointe shoes.”

https://www.youtube.com/c/DancewithmaryNYC ovative people in the industry. I have performed works by: Peter Chu, Gustavo Ramirez, Ihsan Rustem, Jermaine Spivey, Joni McDonald, and many others.

I recently discovered a love of musical theatre. I have performed in many musicals in the last three years. I was hired as a resident company ensemble member for Music Theatre Wichita’s 2017 season which included; Newsies, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Hairspray. I performed on the Pioneer Theatre stage in Mamma Mia and most recently I was honored to play the lead, Jerry Mulligan, in Hale Center Theatre’s production of An American in Paris.

Dancing is my most honest form of communication. It is what I was put here to do, and I am so ecited to continue my journey with you.

Josh Nixon

Josh Nixon began dancing at the Centreville Dance Academy in Virginia. As a well-rounded student of dance, Josh trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz. Mr. Nixon’s professional choice was the art of Tap Dance, encouraged by his trainers Pam McCormick and Heidi Stafford. Josh joined MYTE (Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble), a semi-professional company, based in Virginia under the direction of Katie Padgett and Jason Holley where he was exposed to performing opportunities throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC. Performing live, Corporate events and television commercial choreographic works, by Broadway veteran Joseph Webb and Crishon Jerome.

Mr. Nixon has become a well-respected Tap Dance Instructor, with the privilege of participating in residencies, workshops and festivals in over 30 states in America and 20 countries throughout the world. His professional career has evolved to also afford him the opportunity to serve as the Assistant Artistic Director to Joseph Webb’s youth company, House of Tap. His continually evolving career has brought him to be seen in Dance Teacher and Dance Magazine features, production and performance opportunities alongside his mentors Chloe and Maud Arnold, Derick Grant, and Ted Louis Levy. Josh has performed with Chloe Arnold’s Apartment 33, Ryan Johnson’s SOLE Defined and Heidi Stafford’s Sundays on Tap, and has recently assisted Tap faculty at Break the Floor events. Recent Credits include the Root 100 Awards, Lincoln Center, The Smithsonian Institution, MS Europa 2 cruise ship, and choreography for the national Miss America Pageant.

When not traveling, Josh is pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University and running his own video production company. Josh passes on his love, respect and knowledge for tap dance as a guest instructor at a handful of Universities and studios throughout the VA/DC Metro Area, as well as heading his new pre-professional tap company, SYTE & Sound.

PLUS
Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson
from So You Think You Can Dance!!

Location 2022 Convention

Physical Address
225 3rd Avenue SE
AberdeenSD 57401

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