Roz 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.
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
In 2016, Roz produced "Sounds of the Tree
of Life." This dance concert joined
with the sound healing music of Consuelo Luz
of Santa Fe. The six dancers will
all experienced the power of sounds of the
Seven Chakras that they portrayed in this
healing dance. It was performed in
April 8, 9, & 10th, 2016 to full
audiance for all 3 shows.
are open to new students.
Intermediate and Advanced
classes will meet on Mondays
5:30 to 7 pm
Thursdays 5:30 to 7 pm
Mixed Level classes will
meet on Wednesdays 1 to 2:30 pm just
completed 4 weeks of classes.
We now are waiting for a few new students
join, therefore it is on a break til
Roz directs her
class to help develop strong, supple
bodies needed to master Modern Dance.
"I look 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
Reconvening on January 5.
Fundamental Class is scheduled
to begin Jan. 11th at noon.
Pre registering is
required. Time can be earlier
or later depending on sigh ups.
This class runs for 6 weeks for
Dancers Toning and
Conditioning Class, " Private lessons and training"
From 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
for Fun: An int./adv. Modern Dance
class with Liz
BFA in modern dance as well as training in
Ballet and Jazz. Her class is designed
for the seasoned dancer, with a performance
background, who may want a weekly class to
keep up on technique, stay in
shape, learn new choreography,
and meet other dancers. Class is Wed.
6 to 7:30 pm
information please call Liz
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 on
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 going
Has 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
excellentcareers 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
Sylvia is available for
private lessons and workshops.
She will not be doing weekly classes this
Please contact Sylvia to
learn more. 541 846
Diane Gaumond Hyrst
In 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..
As 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.
In 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
“Mrs. Hyrst has
been making dances and training dancers in
the Rogue Valley since 1980”
249, W Glenwood
Rd, Medford, OR 97501
“Every movement starts
with a clear direction”