Summer Youth Dance Intensive 2019

Summer Youth Dance Intensive 2019

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Randall Flinn

Founder / Artistic Director

Mr. Flinn began his dance training in Houston over twenty five years ago with Glenn Hunsucker, Camille Long Hill, Dina Vail and Patsy Swayze. His most recent modern dance influences have come from studies with The José Limón Dance Company and Steve Rooks, former principal dancer with Martha Graham. He has taught and choreographed locally as a guest artist for the Houston Ballet Academy, The Episcopal High School, Houston Met Dance Company, Joan Karff Dance Company, The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and North Harris Performing Arts Dance Company.

He was selected as a guest choreographer for Houston’s Dance Salad 1999, Dance Houston 2006, and Texas Weekend of Contemporary Dance 2007. Nationally, he has served as guest faculty and choreographer for Cirque Du Soleil’s-Alegria, Ballet Magnificat, Belhaven University, Friends University, Project Dance NYC, LA, and Sydney, Australia, as well as Hillsong and Dance Revolution Conventions.

Having lived throughout Europe and Asia for ten years, Mr. Flinn has also been a guest artist for Hong Kong Ballet, City Contemporary – Hong Kong, Guanzhou Modern Dance Company – China, Xaris Danz Europe, and Youth With a Mission International Schools of the Arts.

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Shizu Yasuda

Ad Deum 2 Artistic Director

SHIZU YASUDA started her dance training at Sakiko Ichinomiya Ballet School in Japan. After she moved to New York, she performed with several choreographers and dance companies such as Slam and Sensedance Company. She joined Ad Deum Dance Company in 2004. She danced as a principal dancer with the company and performed at numerous dance events nationally and internationally. She got awarded as one of stunning performers by Dance Houston – City Wide Dance Festival 2008. In 2013, she was invited to Minsk in Belarus as a guest dancer and judge by Chelz Extreme Games. As a dance teacher, she has been teaching Modern and Ballet classes in the Houston dance community at such places as Ad Deum Dance Company, Houston Ballet Academy summer intensive (Modern only), Mitsi Dancing School, Payne Academy of Ballet, Studio of Dance, West University Dance Center and Houston Academy of Dance. Her choreographic works have been presented at “East Meets West” at Miller Outdoor Theater since 2008. In 2014, she became an artistic director of Ad Deum II.

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Ad Deum Dance Company Summer Youth Dance Intensive June 3rd-5th

Three day summer Intensive for young dancers age 8-16 years old. 

Classes in ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, musical theatre dance, choreography and Christian expressive worship dance.Also includes morning devotional gatherings. 

All classes taught by Ad Deum Dance Company faculty and members.

Class Levels 8-11 yrs and 12-16 yrs

Tuition only $175.00 for all 3 days - including 4 classes per day.

Daily schedule 9am-2:30pm including 15 minute bring sack lunch break. 

If you attend from out of town or state, all students must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone. You must arrange your own housing or hotel accommodations and transportation.

Schedule: Daily

All students and families must be out of building by 3pm at the latest.

Placement Class:

The first day Ballet and Modern classes will serve as a placement class. 

Starting on Tuesday, ballet and modern will offer two levels: 

Parents or chaperones may observe classes from an outside window. Parents or chaperones may also drop off and pick up. We do ask that you walk any student under 13 inside the studio. 

All classes are taught by members and directors of Ad Deum Dance Company.