23 ELEPHANTS THEATRE COMPANY DANCE INFO:
2018-2019 DANCE SCHEDULE: Fall Semester: September 5-January 23 Spring Semester: January 30-June 2
No dance classes week of 11/5-11/9 (Les Misérables tech), 11/19-11/23 (Thanksgiving), 12/10-12/14 (Wizard of Oz tech), 12/24-1/4 (Winter break), 2/18-2/22 ("ski week"), 4/8-4/12 (Spring break), 5/13-5/17 (Mamma Mia tech).
DANCE RECITAL “Journey Through The Bay”: May 31-June 2 at the Playhouse in San Anselmo. Be a part of this exciting original dance piece, created by Bianca Zogbi, Bidalia E. Albanese and the 23 Elephants Team!
PRICING: Dance classes are $300 for enrollment in one class, $285 for enrollment in two classes, and $270 for enrollment in three classes. Pricing is per class/per student.
DRESS CODE: BOYS: T-shirt or tank top, jazz pants, tights or leggings, black jazz shoes, black tap shoes. GIRLS: Leotard or leotard top, jazz pants, tights or leggings, black jazz shoes, black tap shoes, ballet slippers.
All classes held at 23 Elephants Studios, 100 Shaw Drive, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Studios located behind Redhill Shopping Center, at the end of Shaw Drive in buildings that used to house the Redhill Junior High School.
Spring Dance Classes 2019
Hip Hop & Latin with Bianca Zogbi
Hip Hop 8-12 years old
Hip Hop 13 & Up years old
CODE 415 DANCE CREW (By Audition Only)
Auditions January 31st, 7:00-8:00pm
To participate in CODE 415 you need to be enrolled in a hip-hop class.
Latin Fusion Adult
Tap with Cylie Kindvall
Tap/ Jazz, 5-7 Years old
Tap Beginning/ Intermediate, 7-11 years old
Tap Intermediate/ Advanced, 11-15 years old
Tap Advanced Technique (Placement Only)
Musical Theatre Dance Ballet/Jazz with Bidalia E. Albanese
Musical Theatre Dance Ballet/Jazz 5-7 Years Old
Musical Theatre Technique Bootcamp (Open Age)
Meet the Instructors!
Bidalia E. Albanese is an award-winning Bay Area director, choreographer, performer and teaching artist. She is a graduate of The Guildford School of Acting in England and also studied at the School of American Ballet in NYC. Favorite roles include Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Vicky in The Full Monty, the title role in Marisol, Desdemona in Othello and Dull Gret/Joyce a production of Top Girls for ACT. Bidalia played the Empress in 23 Elephants Theatre Company’s Best of Fringe winning The Unspeakable Act. As artistic director for 23 Elephants, Bidalia has choreographed Legally Blonde, and School of Rock in addition to directing Elf Jr., A Little Mermaid, and co-directing Shrek Jr.
Bianca Zogbi received her AA in dance from College of Marin and has been dancing for ten years. She has danced with Funkanometry, Live San Francisco, Bachata Fever Academy, and Inessence. She currently resides in Santa Rosa where she continues her dance journey as a choreographer and a dance teacher as well as being a part of two placing competitive hip hop teams, Auxiliary and Fallout. She has recently stepped foot in the freestyle world of dance where she battles in a league every month. She hopes to be the best girl Krumper in the bay and ultimately teach and battle overseas. She continues to push herself and absorb as much dance culture as she can so that she can pass it on to her students. She loves instilling confidence in her students and watching them achieve their goals through dance.
Cylie Kindvall hails from Virginia where she earned her Bachelor’s of Art degree in Theater and Dance from Old Dominion University in 2013. During the 2014-15 season, she travelled with the Virginia Opera as a dancer in their productions of Salome and Orpheus in the Underworld. Since arriving to California in 2016, she has performed for Bay Area artists including Molissa Fenley, Hope Mohr, Kara Davis, Latanya D. Tigner, and Colin Epstein in annual exhibitions including Trolley Dances, Black Choreographer’s Festival and Constants/Variables. Miss Kindvall earned her M.F.A. in dance and performance from Mills College in May 2018. She currently teaches Tap, Jazz and Ballet at Just Dance Academy in San Rafael and continues to perform as an independent artist.