Youth Commercial Training Program
Being a dancer requires both a strong mind and facility, passion and a clear direction…
No matter your path, life long or short term; Dance is an exhilarating way to stay active and in shape, learn an international discipline and make everlasting friendships…
Rhythmic INtension is dedicated to guiding each dance company member with respect and integrity through his/ her own and individual practice. Our company is dedicated to young artists with a true passion for dance and helping them invest their efforts wisely for their future. Our goal is not to force an opinion, but rather to help dancers understand the industry and develop their own. Helping dancers flourish both in technique and character. Our experienced faculty can provide the knowledge, tools and connections needed to properly excel in this growing profession.
Education and Technique
Our unique curriculum is designed to technically advance dancers, strengthen their bodies, and help them develop their style. Each division within the company is kept small to allow for maximum attention to our students. Outside company rehearsals and technique, daily classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Leaps and Turns, Stretch and Conditioning are offered. We also offer varied opportunities - to grow with monthly masterclasses and workshops for on-camera dancing, health and nutrition, audition/casting edict, college seminar, alignment and proper stretching … just to name a few.
Competition & Performance.
We are not at Rhythmic INtensions for trophies only!
Our success is measured by the growth of each member, both as an individual and as a part of the company. We do attend competitions, but it is not to set one member against another as fierce competitors, but more so to increase motivation, improve performances, and develop the confidence necessary to affront possible instances in which the outside world may not reward our members as they would like to be. Only attending those events in which the dancers can also get educational, financial, and networking benefits.
Our company members must complete competitive routines with the additional goal of performing in our year-end showcase.The showcase is our season ending performance, which brings with it an exciting , new repertoire! We invite outside choreographers to work with our dancers, setting pieces in all styles. Guests from schools, agencies, conventions, and competitions are invited to offer our dancers opportunity and exposure.
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but taken to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize as a baby, Ilan Nunez, has always had a passion for dancing.
At about the age of seven, Ilan started training with one of only two dance groups on the island, the “San Pedro Dance Company”, under the direction of the late Rosita Balthazar. Recognizing Ilan’s skill level and potential,” Miss Rosita” instantly took Ilan under her wing and had him train with company members in his age group and older, thus allowing him to quickly mature in performance and technique.
Ilan, not quite a teenager, moved with his family to San Antonio, Texas, where he soon after attended the North East School of the Arts as a Musical Theatre Major. Ilan kept busy performing for this prestigious school working in the cities best theater programs and competing as a “Dazzler” with "Earle Cobb Dance Studio”. He was also the youngest cast member ever to dance in San Antonio's Longest running river show, “Fiesta Noche Del Rio”.
After high school Ilan Attended Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. Performing work by Doug Bentz , Keisha Llama White and Ron Tusson. Once returning to Texas Ilan danced for: San Antonio Jazz Ensemble and Human Beauty as well as choreographing and dance in the Patsy Torres “Positive Force Tour”. Upon moving to Dallas, Ilan experienced his first of many industrials with Larwell Ent. and the Mary Kay Makeup Company. It was also then when he returned to the world of competitive dance working with some of the cities best teams. Including Beyond Belief Dance Company as seen on Netflix’s “Dancing Queen”.
Opting for a break from studio life and a new dance experience, Ilan auditioned and was cast with “Norwegian Cruise Line” and became a cast member of the “Spirit” performing on the coast of Europe. It was after his return to the US Ilan chose to move to Hollywood. Since then he has signed with “Movement Talent Agency”. He credits include but are not limited too: “The Greatest Showman“ “Isn’t It Romantic“ “Bathtubs Over Broadway” “Blue Moon Beer” “Cointreau” “The LA Opera” “Smirnoff” “Wish App.” and much more!
From “La Isla Bonita” to Los Angeles; Ilan continues to train, teach, perform as well as choreograph all over the US. When he isn’t in the dance studio, you can find Ilan at LA’s finest yoga studio as a Sculpt, Barre and Hot Power Fusion instruction. He is forever thankful for the endless support and love from his mother, partner and community.
Dancer and choreographer Kristal Tan hails from San Antonio, Texas where she trained in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, contemporary, lyrical and hip hop. Kristal’s training varies from dancing in her high school dance team and local ballet company to her dance studio’s competitive team. She studied in Pace University’s BFA Commercial Dance program in New York City where she completed her freshman year. Transferring to Texas State University, she became a member of her school’s student led performance ensemble- Orchesis Dance Company, and faculty-led touring ensemble- Merge Dance Company. She was also personally selected by the Department of Dance and Fine Arts as a dance scholarship recipient for three consecutive years. She has been choreographing and teaching for multiple dance teams and studios the past 5 years producing many award winning pieces in contemporary, tap, jazz and musical theater. Her work has received recognition such as “Best Choreography,” “Hall of Fame MVP,” and “Highest Scoring Number.” She has guest taught throughout the San Antonio and Austin areas, Eagle Pass, Hawaii, Thailand and Malaysia. After graduating with her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography, she was accepted to Broadway Dance Center’s Professional program where she trained intensively in NYC for 3 months under the prestigious BDC faculty. Currently she is dancing and acting in Los Angeles and has participated in many fun projects such as Megan Tibbit’s latest music video and SC Performing Art’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie!
* All dancers must audition in person with headshot and bio. ( Ages 8 & Up. )
* Both the dancer and parent, or person responsible for payment, must sign and abide by the Company contract. Upon signing the contract, you will receive a packet with the rules and information. ( Tuition and costs breakdown, dress code, Company calendar. )
* Company classes are held on Sundays. Only four of these may be missed in an entire season.
* The Attendance Conflict sheet must be turned in before the season commences.
* Company fees are divided into installments. These must be paid on time in order to avoid late fees and restrictions from classes, performance, and competition. ( Full list of costs and breakdown will be in Company packet. )
* Dancers must keep up with rehearsals, competitions, evaluations, exams, workshops,
team gatherings, and master classes to be invited back for the following season. ( Full season schedule in Company packet. )
* Rhythmic INtensions promotes a 100% bully-free, creative zone!
As such it will not tolerate rude behavior and insulting words from either a dancer or parent or guardian. Bullies will immediately lose their member status also forfeiting any and all fees paid.
We are here to create a stronger community and brighter future with an all positive
outlook, training, and feedback. ( Please make an appointment with the company Director to resolve any issues. )
We completely understand how the financial requirements of participation may become overwhelming. At Rhythmic INtensions, therefore, we keep fees as close to cost as possible and do not have surprise fees. By taking advantage of our own connections, we are able to offer members master classes and workshops at the best, most affordable, prices. Our unique system also allows you to chose which price range you need to stay in within a competitive season. We also work very hard to create gorgeous costumes at the best prices , as well as keep Company costs to a minimum.
Rhythm INtension offers a youth-commercial training program, with a focus on competitive and commercial dance. We are not a recreational team. Rhythm INtension is a separate entity from our Host Studio. We are extremely thankful for our home at Studio A Dance in Silver Lake and can’t wait for many memories together!
Youth Commercial Training Program
( Ages 8 & Up )
( Ages 5 & Up ) ( Youth Company Ages 8-17 )
End of Summer INtensive
& Company Auditions:
Sunday Aug 18.
Season Starts Tuesday Sep. 3rd 2019.
Season Ends Sunday June 14 2020
Winter Break ( Dec 23 - Jan 5 )
Summer Break ( JULY/AUG )
4:30-5:30 pm: COMBO CLASS ( 5-7 y/o ) - Kristal T.
5:30-6:30 pm: Ballet ( INT/ADV ) - Kristal T.
7-8pm: Leaps & Turns ( INT/ADV ) - Ilan N.
3:30-4:15pm: Youth Hip Hop ( 8-12 y/o ) - Malachi S.
4:15-5pm: Youth lyrical ( 8-12 y/o ) - Kristal T.
5-6pm: Youth Jazz ( 8-12 y/o ) - Ilan N.
4-5pm: Hip-hop ( INT/ADV ) - Malachi S.
5-6pm: Contemporary ( INT/ADV ) - Kristal T.
6-7pm: Jazz ( INT/ADV ) - Ilan N.
5:30-7pm: Youth Company.
7-8pm: OPEN CLASS - Rotating instructors & Style ( INT/ADV ) Company Required.
Rhythmic INtension Tuition:
Youth Classes ages 5-17:
$ 20 per single class.
( Monthly )
$ 75 Full month paid at ONE class a week.
$ 150 Full month paid at TWO classes a week.
$ 230 Full month paid at THREE classes a week.
$ 310 Full month paid at FOUR classes a week.
( Yearly )
$ 790 Full year paid at ONE class a week in a 10 month season.
$ 1560 Full year paid at TWO classes a week in a 10 month season.
$ 2,350 Full year paid at THREE classes a week in a 10 month season.
$ 3,100 Full year paid at FOUR classes a week in a 10 month season.
Rhythmic INtension Youth Company Tuition (Ages 8-17):
Must Audition to be part of our Youth Company.
Includes all classes and masterclass fees. Does not include workshop or competition fees.
PRO RATE ages 18 & Up:
$12 per single class.
END OF SUMMER INTENSIVE AND AUDITION:
SUNDAY AUG 18. ( Ages 8 & Up. ) 12-3pm.
Special Guest: Marie Spieldenner
Rhythmic Faculty: Kristal Tan & EJ
( Dancers 8 - 17 )
Youth Rate: $45 full day/ Includes audition fee. $20 a class
( Dancers 18 & Up. )
Pro-Rate: $25 full day/ Includes audition fee. $12 a class.
VENMO Prior to event (v: ilan-Nunez )
Please leave your email address in the comment to receive your event ticket.
CASH ONLY at the door!!
Company Director: Ilan Nuñez
2306 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027