July 10 - 11, 2023
Royal Anne Hotel
348 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6N5
June 1st, 2023
Check out the Pricing tab for prices & deadlines
More information coming soon!
Email us: [email protected] or call us at 250.769.9014 for information or questions
A very special welcome to this year's Dance Intensive Instructors!
Scott is originally from Vancouver, B.C. and now resides in Calgary dancing his third season with the professional jazz company Decidedly Jazz Danceworks ( DJD ). He has many theatre credits which include playing Riff in West Side Story ( Vancouver Opera and Rainbow Stage), Neleus in Mary Poppins ( Arts Club ) and Tulsa in Gypsy ( Arts Club ). Other favourites include Hello Dolly ( Vancouver Playhouse ), Chicago ( Mayfield ) and Beauty & the Beast ( Arts Club ). Scott has danced for numerous TV and Film projects such as Hellcats, Once Upon a Time, The Flash, Psyche, Dudley Do Right and Totally Awesome to name a few. His choreography credits include the musicals Once ( Arts Club ), Oliver! ( Vancouver Playhouse ), Beauty & the Beast ( Arts Club ) as well as for numerous dance teams and special events. Scott was a principal dancer for the show Encore! ( Disney Sea ) in Tokyo, Japan which is still one of his most memorable achievements. He has worked with several contemporary companies such as Wen Wei Dance, Company 605, Radical System Art and Move the company. Scott has been a part of many teaching faculty including Harbour Dance Centre, Groove Street Productions, Evolve and Sole sharing his knowledge and experiences while embracing the fun and fulfilment of this art form we call dance.
Shawn Byfield sets the bar as a highly respected coach, choreographer, outstanding adjudicator, and emcee for festivals, competitions, and major events. Shawn (www.ShawnByfield.com) is a DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARD™ winning choreographer (Canada’s version of a TONY Award™,) a GEMINI AWARD™ nominee, a 2x BLACK CANADIANS AWARD™ nominee, and a leading force in Canadian entertainment. He’s a veteran performer and energizing instructor with oodles of experience to share! Shawn is experienced on camera and behind the scenes, working with celebrities Adam Sandler, Gregory Hines, Twitch, Andrea Martin, Derek Hough, Barry Lather, Jason Priestley (plus others.) As a dance educator, he coaches thousands of dancers nationwide. Film & TV credits include: Sneakerella (Disney+), My Spy (Amazon Prime), Self Made (Netflix), HAIRSPRAY, A Simple Favor, Working The Engels, Make Your Move, Turn The Beat Around, Blues Brothers 2000, Taal, Bojangles, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, The Music Man, Slings & Arrows, Instant Star... and many television shows, theatre productions and TV commercials. Most importantly- he’s a wired encourager and positive role model. Shawn motivates regularly on his Instagram (@ShawnByfield) and through The DanceBug Channel across North America. He's a Director for the Canada International Youth Dance Festival; is a Certified Public Speaker; and he’s a Certified Coach, Trainer and Presenter. Shawn's fun personality, positive feedback and entertaining lessons leave audiences excited for the future!
With a creative product that reaches from dance studios to television, industry showcases to world-class conventions. Christina's edgy style, powerful choreography and challenging classes have put her in demand throughout the world. Christina, has worked as a choreographer, dancer, private coach, and master teacher in the entertainment industry for over 15 years. She has worked for many large television networks including CBS, NBC, and Nickelodeon. Christina was a faculty member of the internationally renowned EDGE Performing Arts Center in Hollywood California and has performed, choreographed and assisted on projects including: Victorious (with Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice), iCarly, Gary Unmarried, Suddenly Susan, The Nikki Show, Fame LA, as well as national campaigns for Guess, Nike, Job Corps, and Nestle. Most recently Christina choreographed an episode of the new show Game Shakers on Nickelodeon and travelled to Australia and New Zealand to choreograph, teach and sit on judging panels for the well-known DanceLife Unite. She continues to expand her creative brief and is currently working on projects for television and concepts for recording artists.
The Royal Anne Hotel is situated in the heart of Downtown Kelowna, a few steps away from the well-known Kelowna Sails statue, the Kelowna marina waterfront, City Park, and public beaches.
The hotel is located on the vibrant Bernard street, filled with incredible restaurants, stores, and ice-cream shops.
|Intermediate||Ask your teacher which level is the most appropriate for you according to your training and experience|
|Advanced||Ask your teacher which level is the most appropriate for you according to your training and experience|
If you have any questions about which level or experience would be best for you, please send us an email: [email protected] and we can help you find the right choice.
The Rocky Mountain Dance Intensive Okanagan does not provide dorm rooms, however, our hotel partners are ready for bookings! Please check out our HOST HOTELS pages for more information.
Dance Intensive 2023 Host Hotels:
2-day pass: $249 + taxes
1-day pass: $149 + taxes
2-day pass: $299 + taxes
1-day pass: $199 + taxes
Contact us to inquire about payment plans.
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2023
Wondering what to do while your dancers are at dance intensive, here are some exciting options for you with special discounts:
Vivid Wine Tours!
"Providing the best Okanagan wine and beer tour experiences for your senses! From the incredible views of the Okanagan, to the incredible tastes of the region, the Vivid Tours experience is second to none. Meticulous attention to detail, dynamic and knowledgeable guides and tour partners that will have your senses tingling! Wine, Spirits, Beer, Cheese… it’s all about making your senses pop. We’ve partnered with the top Okanagan producers to offer unparalleled experiences that will have you craving more! Enjoy our luxurious brand new touring vehicles, custom audio that you control, complimentary chilled bottled water throughout the day and a guaranteed amazing time!"
Parents and families that are accompanying dancers registered for the Dance Intensive have an EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT* for wine and beer tours with Vivid! Contact Showtime for more details!
*To benefit from the special offer, Showtime clients must book the tours by June 1st!