THE AE CONVENTION EXPERIENCE
Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hiphop & more
Join us for an unforgettable day of dance with our Faculty! Dance alongside friends from other studios, and get inspired by our fabulous faculty in a positive and fun learning environment.
The multi-discipline convention is mandatory for Accelerated dancers competing at the event.
Automatic registration for these dancers is done by the studio during competition registration.
2020 CONVENTION FACULTY
2020 MASTER CLASS FACULTY
Audition with Artists Emerge!!
We want to help you gain audition experience AND present you with dance opportunities to help you build your resume and reach your dance goals.
Harbour Dance Centre’s ITP will be joining forces with the Artists Emerge convention in 2020! You’ll have the opportunity to be chosen to receive a $500 scholarship toward the ITP 2020/21 program.
Dancers participating are also being considered for AE’s exciting “Learn It, Perform It” experience where selected dancers learn a piece of choreography from one of AE’s esteemed Headliners to be performed at Artists Emerge Finals that same week!
To top it all off da Costa Talent will be on the panel sourcing new talent for their dance roster, you don’t want to miss this!
*Consideration for ITP will be for those graduating high school in June 2020*
*Selected dancers for Learn It, Perform It will have a two hr rehearsal post audition to learn the piece for finals*
*Registration for the convention including audition class will open in the new year*
“LEARN IT, PERFORM IT” SHOWCASE
An exciting opportunity for Teen MULTI-DISCIPLINARY Dancers, aged 13 & up, in the Convention Audition Class
Chosen dancers will be learning a 1.5 min piece from one of our distinguished headliners to be performed at the AE Finals, an experience you won’t want to miss!
LEVELS, PRICING & SCHEDULE
The prices below are public prices. Volume discounts may be available for studios during registration. Please inquire.
JUNIOR CONVENTIONAGES 12 & UNDER
Edmonton March 21 Vancouver April 1
- 8:30 – 9:30am class
- 9:30 – 10:30am class
- 10:30 – 11:00am break
- 11:00am-12:00pm class
- 12:00pm-1:00pm class
- No audition for Juniors
TEEN CONVENTIONAGES 13 & UP
- Edmonton March 22, Vancouver April 4
- 1:30 – 2:30pm class
- 2:30- 3:30pm class
- 3:30 – 4:00pm break
- 4:00 – 5:00pm class
- 5:00 – 6:00pm class
- Audition class: 6:15 – 7:45pm
- 7:45 – 8:00pm announce ITP scholarship, LIPI dancers & da Costa consultation
- LIPI rehearsal 8:15 – 10:15pm
OBSERVER PASSJUST HERE TO WATCH?
- Observers are $20 for the day when pre-registered & paid for 30 days prior online. [$25 leading up the event]
- Observer space is limited. Observers 4 and under are free.
- Observers must make sure that wristbands are visible at all times.
- Observers must be with a registered dancer.
- Only Studio Owners/Teachers allowed in the Audition class. No family observers.
- No Videotaping / Still photos may be taken.
- Artists Emerge reserves the right to limit observers in any of the rooms/studios to maximize space for dancers.
- Observers Fee gives you entrance into the room. It does not guarantee you a seat in the room. Please do not bring in food, costumes, large dance bags, or blankets/outdoor coats.
TEACHERS CONVENTIONREIGNITE YOUR CREATIVITY
Edmonton March 21
Vancouver April 1
- At Artists Emerge we believe in continuing education for teachers, choreographers and studio directors.There will be a mixture of movement based and seminar style classes to cater to what every teacher prefers.
- Subjects like the creative process, improvisational techniques, progressions, formations, cleaning pieces, anatomy, nutrition & injury prevention will be expanded upon. Educating teachers is a core focus of ours so we make it our goal to have your teachers leaving energized & inspired!
- 9:30 – 10:30am class
- 10:30 – 11:30am class
- 11:30 – 12:00pm break
- 12:00 – 1:00pm class
- 1:00 – 3:00pm class
- *Times are subject to change*
STREET DANCEMASTERCLASS SERIES
- Join us for an unforgettable Masterclass dance experience with Four 1.5hr classes featuring our 2 headliners brought in specifically for hip hop/urban choreography styles.
- The Masterclasses are for the intermediate/advanced urban styles dancer that is looking to push themselves a unique class experience.
Edmonton March 22 Vancouver April 4