Session: Spring 2019
Chapter:  Santa Cruz
Location:  St. Abraham's Classical Christian Academy - Aptos
Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  04/23
Ages:  13-18
Tuition:  $300.00
Open Spots:  0

** Registration ended May 27, 2019 at 11:00pm

This class is full!

Class Description

Experienced dancers wanted! This high-energy class will cover advanced dance techniques.  Come and stretch your abilities while perfecting your skills in this challenging class. Learn the roots and different styles of dance. Build strength in your body, legs, arms, and core. Skills to be covered include: Split Leap, Side/Switch Leap, Stag Leap, Tombe  pas de bourree, Fan Kicks, Double Fan Kicks, Chaine Hitch Kick, Double Pirouette, Triple Pirouette, Fouette Turns, Russians (Toe Touch), Barrel Rolls


Rachele Chenowith

Rachele Chenowith started dancing at age four in Oakhurst, California. She danced on a competitive dance team for ten years, working with many different styles, at Velocity Dance Studio in the small-town foothills. She came to Santa Cruz in 2015 and has been apart of the dance program at Cabrillo College since she's started attending. She has choreographed for three of the Cabrillo Spring Dance Concerts and also choreographed a solo for last semesters Cabrillo Fall Dance Concert. Rachele has received both the Tandy Beal and Roberta Bristol scholarships at Cabrillo College, and is preparing to transfer to a four-year dance program in fall 2019. She also co-choreographs in the Santa Cruz community for Kianti’s dining and dancing shows. Rachele has performed in dance companies here in Santa Cruz. In 2017 she danced in Stephanie Emmanuela’s Masters thesis concert work for her company, Agua Done Dance, and continues to dance for Stephanie in the present. Urban Industry is a Hip Hop company that Casandra Hillman coordinated in 2016 that Rachele was apart of as well. This 2019 Winter Session is Rachele’s first time working with CYT and she is very excited to help contribute to the community.


Gabrielle Aguirre

Gabrielle Aguirre has been with CYT Santa Cruz since it began in 2011. She has performed in 14 productions with CYT before taking her final bow in the spring 2018 production of Tom Sawyer. She has also performed professionally with Cabrillo Stage in their productions of Scrooge, Oliver, and The Addams Family. Gabrielle has been dancing since she was 6 with advanced training in Ballet as well as having studied Jazz, Tap, Modern and more. She has choreographed for many CYT summer camps, CYT showcases, co-choreographed CYT's Lion King Jr., and co-choreographed for Kianti’s Christmas show. Gabrielle is so excited to be coming full circle as a choreographer and teacher for CYT!

Location Notes:

Christian Youth Theater is happy to partner with St. Abraham's Classical Christian Academy for our Aptos class location.

Class Location:

1940 Bonita Drive, Aptos, CA 95003