and Course Descriptions
Pictured are some of the teachers
of Oak Street Dance Studio:
Left to Right: Sylvia Bolton, Classical Ballet; Rosalind Schrodt, Modern Dance; Lucianna Estes, Belly Dance
Teachers of Oak St. Dance Studio
Schrodt, Artistic Director of Moment
in Time Dance Company, of Ashland, Oregon. She has performed
and been active in dance since she was 7 years old. She founded
The Moving Center Dance Theatre in Taos, New Mexico, 1973-1976.
She has worked with Beverly Pollack, has studied extensively
with David Hochoy, Kitty Daniels, and Bill Evans. Roz
has choreographed more then 100 dances.
She has won awards
for her choreography, and received two National Endowments
for the Arts grants for her dance productions. Roz has a Bachelors
Degree in Humanities from Southern Oregon University.
Roz completed the Bill Evans Certification Program in
2007. This 4 year program includes the study of Labon Movement
Analysis and The Bartenieff Fundamentals. She has consistently
taught Modern Dance Technique classes for the last 40 years. She
has taught workshops in New Mexico, California, Oregon, Washington,
Republic of Mexico and in Bali, Indonesia. Roz has
mentored many dancers that have gone on to have successful
careers in dance. She loves the art of dance and conveys
this love to all of her students. Roz has
been guest artist with Liquid Fire Mantra, as a choreographer
and performer for their Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green
Show. She has been guest artist for Pioneer Dance
Roz continues to
make new dances for Moment in TimeDance Co. The
last full concert brought in Flamenco dancer Elena Villa and
Musician Grant Ruiz. This was a collaboration
on music and a fusion of modern dance with Flamenco dance.
Roz's is presently
active in creating a new concert, Sounds of the Tree
of Life. This dance concert will join with the sound
healing music of Consuelo Luz of Santa Fe. The
six dancers will all be experiencing the power of sounds of
the Seven Chakras that they will portray in this healing dance.
This will be ready in April 8, 9, & 10th, 2016.
It is available to go on tour if requested.
Roz directs her class to help develop
strong, supple bodies needed to master Modern Dance.
at each student as an individual, learning in their own way.
I present the material in many different ways to reach each
student where they are at in this point in their dance training.
The technique I use has been greatly influenced by my study
of the human body kinetic wisdom.. "
Advanced/Intermediate class is
specifically for the experienced students that are interested
in going into performing and/or are already performers.
These classes are Scheduled for Monday and Thursday
6 to 7:30 pm. It is the company class for Moment in
Time Dance Co. It will continue through the year as
MIT has some shows coming up. Please Email for
further information, firstname.lastname@example.org
One needs to audition for this class.
Toning and Conditioning Class, "
Private lessons and training"
time to time we are asked to give the benefits of good dance
training to people who just want to be in better shape.
This course is being offered for all ages regardless of experience
to become friends with their own body again. The
work out has been developed through many years of study and
developement. It includes many forms of optimum conditioning
exercises and an deep stretches. Give yourself that
special time for your health and well being. Learn
how to work within your needs. Please email her for
further information, email@example.com
Forest is the founder
and artistic director of Liquid Fire Mantra. He
is the son of Roz Schrodt.Forest's company tours worldwide
in performances in Ritual Fire and Mask Dancing.
Recently they were performed at the 40th Anniversary Celebration
of the Oregon Country Faire. Forest was the male leadin
the production of Carmin Burana. LFM was featured in
the OSF Green Show for three years.
will be offering a Fire Dancer's workshop and Yoga in several
diciplines. He will cover the use of poi, staff,
and sword in fire spinning. He is on tour at this
time, but comes back from time to time.
his web site for more information: forest@
has been a teacher of Belly Dance for over
thirty years. She has performed for many
years as well. She conducts special workshops
from time to time as well as her weekly class.
She is preparing a second class time for those that
are interested. Please contact her at:
Mixed level classes are offered starting in October on Tuesday
nights. She will start a beginners group followed by
her advanced group. She will share her many years
of training and experience help the dancer synchronize all
of the separate moves and steps to create a more complete
dance expression. Troupe dancing is also explored
as is the use of finger cymbals and veils. On
been with OSDS for most of the last 15 years.
She is one of the most accomplished and respected Ballet
teachers in Oregon. She has trained many ballet students
that have gone on to have excellent careers in Ballet.
She does offer private classes. Sylvia Bolton began
her dance training in Seattle and Portland. She was
accepted to the School of American Ballet in New York where
she lived and dancedprofessionally for six years. She
joined Minnesota Dance Theatre in Minneapolis as Ballet Mistress
and principal dancer, and later directed the dance department
at the Minneapolis Children's Theatre for 12 years. Sylvia
has restaged and choreographed many ballets, has worked in
musical theatre, television, and has choreographed commercials
for Target stores. Please contact Sylvia to learn more.
541 846 9553
ballet, Teens and Adults with 3 years experience
Pointe class by request.
II for Children with a minimum of 2 to 3yr. Ballet
1996, Mrs. Hyrst succeeded her late husband, Eric Hyrst, as choreographer
and Artistic Director of the State Ballet of Oregon/Ballet Rogue. Under
her directorship, the popular series “ Ballet in the Park” annually
held in Ashland's Lithia Park, and “ The Nutcracker”, presented
at the Medford Craterian Theater, thrived as her productions were received
with critical acclaim. . Her 15 year tenure allowed her to create various
styles of works. Her troupe, Ballet Diane Hyrst, is seen exclusively
throughout the year at DANCIN Vineyards and Belle Fiore Winery and Estate..
a ballet teacher, Mrs. Hyrst strives to teach her students fluidity,
technique, and ease of movement through a proven technique. Her classes
include pointe, variation, pas de deux, Russian character, movement
dynamic and music phrasing. Her own teaching style follows some of the
classical Kirov Vaganova technique. Mrs. Hyrst has a Bachelor's
degree in Pedagogy from the University of Montreal.
her native Montreal, Mrs. Hyrst studied ballet under Milenka Nerdierlova,
from the Prague Opera Ballet . Later with Eric Hyrst, from
the Royal Ballet , Popovitch and Karamensky from Russia's Bolshoi
Ballet , Russian character dance with Camilla Malashenko, Jazz
with Eva Van Genchy co-founder of Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal ,
Modern at the University of Montreal , Ballroom in various
Ballroom studios, Drama at Atelier Paul Buissonneau, and Piano
at the Montreal Conservatory of Music .
Hyrst has been making dances and training dancers in the Rogue Valley
W Glenwood Rd, Medford, OR 97501
movement starts with a clear direction”
Valley Music Together
Blair is one of the founders of Rogue Valley Music Together. Laurie
Finear is now the owner and you may know as she has been teaching most
these classes the last few years. You may visit her web
Hula Na Pua O Hawai'i Nei,
and Doris will be teaching the classes.
Men's class 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Beginners 9:30 - 10:30 am
Intermediate Women's class 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Teens 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Women's beginners 9:30 -10:30 am
Teens 10:30 - 11:30 am