329 West Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703
608.255.2211

2021-22 School Year

Schedule and Registration September 13, 2021-May 21, 2022


LEARN FROM world acclaimed guest artists from around the country - along-side Kanopy’s Artistic Directors and Faculty. Deepen your dance technique and artistry. Engage in creative activities. Learn, and learn about, these modern dance techniques, their different foundations toward the physical art of movement, their beginnings, and how artists through time create and find inspiration. Curriculum: Modern (Graham is focus, with Cunningham, Humphrey, Hawkins, Sokolow, and Horton) Techniques, Ballet, New Contemporary Repertory, Masterwork Repertory, Choreography & Improvisation; and Pop-up classes.

PLACEMENT: Kanopy Academy Students enroll in their current level as follows: Beginning = Level 1-2 (ages 6-8) Beginning/Beginning-Intermediate = Level 3 (ages 9-14); Intermediate/Advanced-Intermediate= Level 4-5 (ages 10-16); Advanced= Level 6, K2 (ages 14+-adult). Students who have not danced with us this past summer or past year - contact us for placement at [email protected] Students enrolled in unlimited classes per week are encouraged to attend a class at a lower level and at a higher level from time to time.

Placement level is determined by the directors. Please email us if you are unsure of your level. [email protected] New students to Kanopy- please choose your level. If you are unsure, contact us at [email protected] Placement adjustments may be made the first week of classes.

Want to be a part of Kanopy 2? For ages 14-adult, Advanced Pre-Professional trainee & performance program, please contact us at [email protected] Also see Kanopy 2 page for more information.

Adult Students may attend at their appropriate level. See Schedule. Please inquire at [email protected]

TUITION: Registration and Tuition Payment are required to secure a place in Classes and is due on or before September 7, 2021. In-Person space is limited to ensure the health and safety of students and faculty, and is on a first come, first serve basis. Enrollment is ongoing through the year and is subject to availability. School Year enrollment has a payment plan option you may choose during registration process. Students who are unable to register for the entire school year may register per quarter at a higher tuition rate. No refunds.

IN-PERSON: We welcome students back in-person safely, with use of masks, limited class sizes, following state and county health and safety guidelines. Do not attend class if you are feeling ill, have fever, or other flu/covid symptoms. Make up class by attending an additional class once healthy. (If required, we will be able to pivot to virtual learning with our new hi-tech system.) Class offerings are streamlined to accommodate health and safety guidelines. Contact us with questions.

We are located at 329 West Mifflin St., next to Madison Opera Center and across from Overture Parking Ramp. Parking drop-off on street, Madison Opera Lot, or Overture Parking Ramp.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Masks, water bottle, and snacks/lunch if enrolled in multiple classes in a row. Dance attire required. Only fitted warmups allowed. Barefoot for most classes, ballet slippers for ballet, hair secured off face, no large jewelry (for safety reasons). Journal to write in. No cell phone usage in studio or dressing rooms except for creative projects, or if given permission by directors or faculty.

CALENDAR:

School Year Sept 13, 2021-May 21, 2022
Quarter 1: Sept 13-Oct 31
Quarter 2: Nov 1-Jan 23
Quarter 3: Jan 24-Mar 20
Quarter 4: Mar 21-May 21

NO CLASSES (Holidays & Shows):

Nov 22-28 Thanksgiving Break
Nov 29-Dec 5: Winter Fantasia *rehearsals for participants and company classes continue
Dec 20-Jan 8: Winter Break
Feb 14-20: Reflections and Dreams *rehearsals for participants and company classes continue
Mar 23-Apr 3: Spring Break
Apr 18-24: Kanopy REDUX *rehearsals for participants and company classes continue
May 21: Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase performances for Kanopy 2 and Academy

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES:

Winter Fantasia: academy students who are enrolled for the entire school year, who are at least 10 years of age, and in levels 3-6 may be invited to participate in this Kanopy Dance Company and Kanopy 2 show. Saturday rehearsals through the fall will be required as well as weeknights of show week. December 2-5, 2021, Overture Center for the Arts, Promenade Hall. Tickets go on sale Oct 2, at overture .org

Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (featuring select dances of students own choreography all levels), and Kanopy 2. Saturday May 21, show times 2 and 5pm (TBA), Overture Center for the Arts, Promenade Hall. Tickets go on sale Oct 2, at overture.org

Kanopy 2 dancers may be invited to understudy, second cast or cast in Kanopy Dance Company performances throughout the season.

Faculty: Maya Finman-Palmer, Robert E. Cleary, Georgia Corner, Samantha Geracht, Luis Gabriel Zaragoza, Brian Norris, Lisa Thurrell and Ann Marie Loesch


Class Offerings:
Kanopy 2 (K2)
Level 6 Advanced
Level 4-5 Intermediate/Advanced-Intermediate
Level 3 Advanced Beginning
Level 1-2 Beginning
Adult Classes



Kanopy 2 (K2)

Pre-Professional training program for advanced dancers ages 14-26. Performance opportunities include Winter Fantasia (Dec) and Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (May) at Overture Center for the Arts. Tickets on sale Oct 2 overture.org. Kanopy 2 dancers may be invited to understudy, second cast or be cast in additional Kanopy Dance Company performances throughout the season and various outreach performances. Additional rehearsals may be scheduled. All classes required unless stated otherwise. (*weekday morning classes and rehearsals not required for those in high school) If special schedule arrangements are needed, coordinate with the directors prior to first day. By permission/audition: [email protected]

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham* Company Class 9:30-11am CST Open Graham Company Class* 9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class* 10:20-11:35am CST Graham Modern
11:15am-1:30pm CST Company Rehearsal* 11:15am-1:30pm CST Company Rehearsal* 11:15am-1:30pm CST Company Rehearsal* 11:40am-12:30pm CST Choreography/Improv
1:00-2:15pm CST Cunningham Modern
3:10-4:20pm CST Open Ballet
4:30-5:30pm CST Graham Modern 4:30-5:30pm CST Hawkins Modern 4:30-6:00pm CST Graham Modern 2:20-4:20pm CST Company and K2 Rehearsal
5:35-6:35pm CST Humphrey Modern 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern 6:05-8:05pm CST K2 Rehearsal 4:30-5:45pm CST Open Ballet

Tuition: $3400 All Classes



Level 6

For advanced dancers ages 14+/adult. Core of 5 Graham Modern and Choreography plus electives highly suggested. Learn dance techniques and repertory from some of the great choreographers of our time. Performance opportunities may include Winter Fantasia (Dec) and Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (May) at Overture Center for the Arts. Tickets on sale Oct 2 overture.org.

Saturday 2:20pm-4:20pm CST Dates TBA Rehearsal for Participants in Winter Fantasia and Spring Showcase

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 10:20-11:35am CST Graham Modern
11:40am-12:30pm CST Choreography/Improv
1:00-2:15pm CST Cunningham Modern
3:10-4:20pmCST Open Ballet
4:30-5:30pm CST Graham Modern 4:30-5:30pm CST Hawkins Modern 4:30-6:00pm CST Graham Modern
5:35-6:35pm CST Humphrey Modern 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern 4:30-5:45pm CST Open Ballet

Full Year

Tuition: $3200 unlimited classes per week
$3060 9 classes per week
$2760 6 classes per week
$2460 4 classes per week
$1360 2 classes per week
$720 1 class per week

Single Term

Tuition: $900/term unlimited classes per week
$820/term 9 classes per week
$720/term 6 classes per week
$660/term 4 classes per week
$360/term 2 classes per week
$200/term 1 class per week



Level 4-5

For Intermediate/Advanced-Intermediate dancers ages 10-16. Core of 3 Graham Modern and Choreography plus electives highly suggested. Learn dance techniques and repertory from some of the great choreographers of our time. Performance opportunities may include Winter Fantasia (Dec) and Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (May) at Overture Center for the Arts. Tickets on sale Oct 2 overture.org.

Saturday 2:20pm-4:20pm CST Dates TBA Rehearsal for Participants in Winter Fantasia and Spring Showcase

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
10:20-11:35am CST Horton Modern
11:40am-12:30pm CST Choreography/Improv
3:10-4:20pmCST Ballet 1-2:15pm CST Graham Modern
4:30-5:30pm CST Humphrey Modern 4:30-5:30pm CST Sokolow Modern 4:30-5:50pm CST Graham Modern
5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern 5:50-7:00pm CST New Contemporary Repertory 4:30-5:45pm CST Ballet

Full Year

Tuition: $3200 unlimited classes per week
$3060 9 classes per week
$2760 6 classes per week
$2460 4 classes per week
$1360 2 classes per week
$720 1 class per week

Single Term

Tuition: $900/term unlimited classes per week
$820/term 9 classes per week
$720/term 6 classes per week
$660/term 4 classes per week
$360/term 2 classes per week
$200/term 1 class per week



Level 3

For Beginning/Advanced-Beginning dancers ages 9-14. Learn foundations of dance technique and creative process-choreography. Performance opportunities may include Winter Fantasia (Dec) and Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (May) at Overture Center for the Arts. Tickets on sale Oct 2 overture.org. (see top of page)

Saturday 2:20pm-4:20pm CST Dates TBA Rehearsal for Participants in Winter Fantasia and Spring Showcase

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
3:10-4:20pm CST Graham Modern 4:45-5:45pm CST Graham Modern
5:50-6:35pm CST Choreography & Improvisation

Full Year

Tuition: $1680 3 classes per week
$1360 2 classes per week
$720 1 class per week

Single Term

Tuition: $460/term 3 classes per week
$360/term 2 classes per week
$200/term 1 class per week



Level 1-2

For Beginning dancers ages 6-8. Learn foundations of dance technique and creative process-choreography. Learn dance skills, dance games, creative exploration, costume fun, learn to work together, and create their very own dances. Performance opportunities may include Kanopy 2 & Academy Spring Showcase (May) at Overture Center for the Arts. Tickets on sale Oct 2 overture.org. (see top of page)

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
4:45-5:45pm CST Creative Modern/Ballet 9:15-10:15am CST Creative Modern/Ballet

Full Year

Tuition: $1360 2 classes per week
$720 1 class per week

Single Term

Tuition: $360/term 2 classes per week
$200/term 1 class per week



Adult Classes

For Beginner- advanced dancers. Learn dance techniques and repertory from some of the great choreographers of our time.

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 9:30-11:00am CST Open Graham Company Class 9:15-10:15am CST Graham Modern BEG/CONT
10:20-11:35am CST Graham Modern INT/ADV
1:00-2:15pm CST Cunningham Modern INT/ADV
3:10-4:20pmCST Open Ballet
4:30-5:30pm CST Graham Modern ADV 4:30-5:30pm CST Hawkins Modern INT 4:30-6:00pm CST Graham Modern ADV
5:35-6:35pm CST Humphrey Modern INT/ADV 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern ADV 5:35-7:05pm CST Graham Modern INT/ADV 4:30-5:45pm CST Open Ballet

Full Year

Tuition: $3200 unlimited classes per week
$3060 9 classes per week
$2760 6 classes per week
$2460 4 classes per week
$1360 2 classes per week
$720 1 class per week

Single Term

Tuition: $900/term unlimited classes per week
$820/term 9 classes per week
$720/term 6 classes per week
$660/term 4 classes per week
$360/term 2 classes per week
$200/term 1 class per week

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