Middle School Dance Company JR. Assessments
Who: Current 5th Graders - Current 7th Graders
When: Thursday, May 23 from 3:00-4:40pm
Where: Band Room
What to Bring: Dance attire and dance shoes (jazz, ballet)
Important Info: This class counts as either a P.E. or Fine Arts credit. All students are welcome to join the MS Dance Company Class. A participation fee will include all required classes, costumes, and the cost of instructors.
High School Dance Company Auditions
Who: Current 8th Graders - Current 11th Graders with previous dance experience
When: Thursday, May 23 from 4:30-6:00pm
Where: Band Room
What to Bring: Dance attire and dance shoes (jazz, ballet, tap)
Important Info: This group will represent Village Christian at various on-campus events as well as outside venues. A participation fee will include all required classes, costumes, and the cost of instructors.
MEET THE INSTRUCTOR | KIM PATTERI
As a performer, Mrs. Kim toured internationally with the renowned dance company, Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, swung 13 roles in the Toronto Broadway Production of Beauty and the Beast, danced opposite Grammy Award winner Celine Dion, was an original member of the Canadian pop sensation group, KONNEXION, as well as performing in numerous other regional and industrial shows. On camera, Mrs. Kim was a Rockette in “The Flinstones: Viva Rock Vegas”, played Wasp Woman opposite Brendan Frasier in “Monkeybone”and appeared in over 50 television shows and commercials. As a choreographer, Ms. Kim assisted 2,000 performers in the Opening Ceremonies of the 1996 Special Olympics, Guys and Dolls, Anne Of Green Gables and the world premiere of Ben Hur: The Musical. Ms. Kim studied Dance at the prestigious York University and on scholarship at The Studio Dance Theatre of Toronto, Canada. As a teacher, Mrs. Kim has taught every age and every style of dance in studios, workshops, master-classes and colleges all over the world like : Sheridan College Performing Arts (Toronto ), Dance Factory ( Montreal ), Pineapple Studios ( London), The Edge ( Los Angeles ), Dance Precisions ( Yorba Linda ) and Orange County Song and Dance ( Huntington Beach ) just to name a few!
Mrs. Kim considers it a great privilege to be a teacher. She has been teaching at Village for the past 6 years and is so thankful to be a part of the Village Christian family, where creating with excellence starts with our Heavenly Father’s influence.