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Shellie Chambers
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  • Birmingham, AL
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Freeform at The Dance Foundation

December 10, 2016 at 6pm to December 11, 2016 at 2pm
FREEFORMA performance featuring dance, theatre, visual art, live music and film including Dance Foundation students in the Modern III, Jazz III, Tap IV, Acting and Improvisation II/III classes; TDF faculty and guest artists from Iron Giant Percussion Ensemble.This weekend!Saturday, December 10th @ 6pmSunday, December 11th @ 2pmat The Dance Foundation Studio Theatre1715 27th Court South, HomewoodApproximately one hour.Tickets are free; reservations recommended as seating is limited.205.870.0073…See More
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Pippi Longstocking at The Dance Foundation

June 23, 2016 at 7:30pm to June 26, 2016 at 2:30pm
StageDoor Youth Theatre Company presents PIPPI LONGSTOCKING"I've never done that before, so I'm sure I can do it!" - PippiThursday-Saturday @ 7:30 PM // Sunday @ 2:30 PMat The Dance Foundation // 1715 27th Court South, Homewood, AL 35209205.870.0073 // thedancefoundation.org“On the outskirts of town stands a ramshackle house. It may not seem like much ’til you peek through the railings…then, there’s a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and a freckle faced, red-pigtailed, whirlwind of a…See More
Jun 13
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Adult Contemporary Dance series at The Dance Foundation

June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm to August 6, 2016 at 8pm
June 6-August 6, 2016 Eight weeks of inspired dancing with teaching artists in a variety of contemporary dance styles. The class is for dancers at an intermediate to advanced level.   Pre-register for the entire series ($100) and receive a discount, or pay per class [$15].June 6.  Teri Weksler |  June 13.  Alisa McCool  |  June 20.  Rachael Inman  |  June 27.  Sara Turney  |  July 11.  Rebecca Salzer  |  July 18.  Heidi Stoeckley  | …See More
May 25
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Adult Contemporary Dance series at The Dance Foundation

June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm to August 6, 2016 at 8pm
June 6-August 6, 2016 Eight weeks of inspired dancing with teaching artists in a variety of contemporary dance styles. The class is for dancers at an intermediate to advanced level.   Pre-register for the entire series ($100) and receive a discount, or pay per class [$15].June 6.  Teri Weksler |  June 13.  Alisa McCool  |  June 20.  Rachael Inman  |  June 27.  Sara Turney  |  July 11.  Rebecca Salzer  |  July 18.  Heidi Stoeckley  | …See More
May 16
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Audition for Pippi Longstocking at The Dance Foundation

April 16, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm
Audition for Pippi Longstocking, the summer StageDoor Youth Theatre production in Homewood.WHEN:  Saturday April 16, 3-6pmWHERE:  The Dance Foundation, 1715 27th Ct S, Homewood, 35209 (870-0073)SEEKING:  15-20 actors 4th grade and up.                             Students will audition in two groups.  Sign up to audition 3-4:30pm or 4:30-6pm (plan to stay for the entire 90 minutes).   Auditions will consist of group warm-up and improvisation and cold readings from the script.  Audition scripts…See More
Mar 21
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FREEFORM at The Dance Foundation

December 12, 2015 at 7pm to December 13, 2015 at 2pm
The Dance Foundation presents FREEFORM, performed by students and guest professional modern dance company Sanspointe.December 12 at 7pmDecember 13 at 2pmThe Dance Foundation1715 27th Court South, Homewoodwww.thedancefoundation.orgTickets are free, but reservation is recommended as seating is limited.  http://freeform2015.eventbrite.com or 870-0073 See More
Nov 9, 2015
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DECONSTRUCTION ZONE at The Dance Foundation

November 20, 2015 at 7pm to November 21, 2015 at 7pm
SANSPOINTE PRESENTS NEW DANCES, MUSIC, ART Sanspointe Dance Company will present DECONSTRUCTION ZONE in two performances for the community on November 20th and 21st at 7pm at The Dance Foundation.Five Sanspointe choreographers:  Sara Turney Wallace, Anna Walker Foshee, Rhea Speights, Alisa McCool and Stella Nystrom have taken famous ballets, or sections of ballets, and deconstructed them based on philosophical and scientific methods to create original dance works. Additionally, the show…See More
Nov 3, 2015
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Annual Bargain Costume Closet at The Dance Foundation

September 13, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
The Annual Bargain Costume Closet to benefit THE DANCE FOUNDATION will kick off Sunday, September 13th, 2-4pm.  The SALE will continue through the month.  Donations of gently-used costumes, dancewear and dress up clothes and accessories are welcome year 'round.  Those who donate will receive a pass to shop early on the day the SALE kicks off. See More
Aug 3, 2015
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Children’s Dance Foundation Has a New Name

We hope you’ve heard the news!  This year, we are celebrating our 40th year, new programs and a new name – The Dance Foundation.  Please browse our website to see our logo and learn more about expanded program offerings, including The Dance Artist Program for 3rd-12th grade students and Moving Together classes for…See More
Jul 28, 2015
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Adult contemporary dance class - two levels! at Children's Dance Foundation

September 2, 2014 at 5:30pm to December 20, 2014 at 6:30pm
Adult Contemporary Dance Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 September 2 – December 20 Drop in basis:  $10 per classSeptember 2 - December 20Drop in basis:  $10 per classAdult Contemporary Dance Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 BEGINNING LEVEL - NEW! This beginner-level class, taught by Sara Turney, will focus on developing muscular coordination, core strength, and the basic technical elements of dance while exploring contemporary createive movement.  Moving at a slow and fluid pace, this class will introduce floor work…See More
Sep 17, 2014
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Adult contemporary dance class at Children's Dance Foundation

September 2, 2014 at 5:30pm to December 20, 2014 at 6:30pm
Adult Contemporary Dance Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 September 2 – December 20 Drop in basis:  $10 per classSeptember 2 - December 20Drop in basis:  $10 per classAdult Contemporary Dance Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 BEGINNING LEVEL - NEW! This beginner-level class, taught by Sara Turney, will focus on developing muscular coordination, core strength, and the basic technical elements of dance while exploring contemporary createive movement.  Moving at a slow and fluid pace, this class will introduce floor work…See More
Aug 5, 2014
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Contemporary Dance Summer Series at Children's Dance Foundation

June 2, 2014 at 7pm to July 28, 2014 at 8:30pm
Adult Dancers – this one’s for you! Back by popular demand is CDF’s summer contemporary dance series taught by CDF and guest teaching artists. Advanced level ages 15 and up.Click here to Pre-register and Pay:  $75  (a $21 savings!)  /  Drop in basis:  $12 per class ($10 for Alabama Dance Council Members).JUNE 02:  TARYN BROWN Sanspointe Dance Company 09:  MARGI COLE The Dance…See More
May 16, 2014
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Creative Catalogue, a summer 2014 library tour at Birmingham public libraries

June 16, 2014 at 6pm to June 20, 2014 at 7pm
Sanspointe Dance Company presents, "Creative Catalog," dances inspired by library experiences anyone can relate to.  Come see the spirit of this year's summer reading programs brought to life through the art of dance. 6/16/14 Five Points West Public Library @ 6pm, 6/17/14 Pinson Public Library @ 6pm,6/19/14 Gardendale Public Library @ 6pm,6/20/14 Central Downtown Public Library @ 5pmFREE to the publicSee More
May 13, 2014

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Business Mailing Address
1715 27th Court South
City, State Zip
Birmingham, AL 35209
Email
shellie@childrensdancefoundation.org
Website
http://www.childrensdancefoundation.org
Business Telephone
205-870-0073
Professional Profile or Short Bio
Shellie Chambers a native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, holds a B.A. in dance and an M.A. in advertising and public relations from The University of Alabama (UA). While studying at UA, she was a company member of Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre and served as President of Dance Alabama!. Shellie received the Lou Wall Award from the UA dance department faculty in 2003 and was an inaugural recipient of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham’s Grants to Individual Artists Award in 2007. In 2008 she participated in the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Crafting Dances Institute, performing in Washington D.C.’s Capital Fringe Festival. Shellie is a founding board member, dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Sanspointe, a Birmingham-based modern dance company. Shellie is artistic director of the Upper School, marketing director, teacher and school touring performer for Children's Dance Foundation.

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Children’s Dance Foundation Has a New Name

We hope you’ve heard the news!  This year, we are celebrating our 40th year, new programs and a new name – The Dance Foundation.  Please browse our website to see our logo and learn more about expanded program offerings, including The Dance Artist Program for 3rd-12th grade…

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Posted on July 28, 2015 at 1:30pm

Welcome CDF Artistic Director

Children’s Dance Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce Heidi Stoeckley as its Artistic Director. Stoeckley will provide leadership to more than 25 teaching artists and 600 students in CDF’s Studio and Community Partnership Programs. She will oversee all CDF programs and collaborate with program leaders including Shellie Chambers, Artistic Director – Upper School; Mary Foshee, School Touring Program Director; and Blakely Cottle, who will begin as Community Partnership Program Director in…

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Posted on March 10, 2014 at 10:30am

Job Announcement - CDF Program Director

Position Announcement

Children’s Dance Foundation

 

Position Title:  Program Director

Posting Date:  September 3, 2013

Closing Date: September 23, 2013

Anticipated Start Date:  October 14, 2013

Status:  Full-time

Compensation:  Salary commensurate with experience; additional pay for teaching hours

Immediate Supervisor: Executive…

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Posted on September 6, 2013 at 9:52am

CDF seeks teaching artists

Children’s Dance Foundation (CDF) is seeking to hire part-time teaching artists for Ballet, Modern and Jazz Dance classes for students in 3rd grade through high school September 2012 through May 2013.   CDF is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1975, with a mission to provide comprehensive dance education for all, enriching the spirit, enlivening the imagination and celebrating community.  CDF is student-centered, non-competitive and committed to community. 

CDF is seeking…

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Posted on May 21, 2012 at 10:30am

Children's Dance Foundation is seeking part-time teaching artists.

Children’s Dance Foundation (CDF) is seeking to hire part-time teaching artists for jazz and modern dance classes for students in 3rd grade and up September 2010 through May 2011. CDF is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1975, with a mission to provide comprehensive dance education for all, enriching the spirit, enlivening the imagination and celebrating community. CDF is student-centered, non-competitive and committed to community.



CDF is seeking teaching artists who:

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Posted on June 8, 2010 at 1:22pm

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At 5:47pm on March 10, 2010, Carla Johnson said…
Hello Shellie,

I would love to be a volunteer at the Children's dance foundation. Please le me know what I need to do. Thanks

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