Session: Fall 2022
Chapter:  Portland
Location:  Northwest Christian Church - Tigard Campus
Time:  5:30pm - 7:30pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  09/06
Ages:  13-18
Tuition:  $215.00
Open Spots:  0

This class is full!


"All Aboard!" Jump on board, don't delay, feel the beat, as we're on our way! Join your fellow Intermediate/Advanced CYT dancers as we ride the Polar Express in a non-stop, heart thumping, fast paced jazz trip down the dance tracks of the North Pole. Boom, boom, boom, clang, clang, clang! Next stop..showcase where fan kicks, drops, slides, and chase's await! Don't miss this train, get your ticket now by registering at top speed! This class is open to students that have 2 full years of dance training, or one year of dance along with 1 year of CYT Productions,  and meet the minimum age requirement. It's hot, hot, hot in this Intermediate/Advanced Polar Express Dance class called "Hot Chocolate" .Whether it's ripples, patterning, or perfectly executed group moves this class will leave you longing for more as you jump, twist, and turn serving the hottest hot chocolate dance on the rails. No more sitting in the passenger seat. You will be in charge of learning moves that will delight the taste of everyone and work your marshmallows to the core. Join CYT Artistic Director, Theresa VanWetten, with new choreography that will send you down the tracks of dance like never before. Register now to secure your spot on board this delicious train. 


Theresa VanWetten

Theresa VanWetten is the Artistic Director for CYT Portland. Her passion for the arts began with her first Portland Park and Rec ballet class at the age of 5. She received her dance training through grade school and high school at Eckel's School of Dance in Sherwood and Anita Pienovi's School of Dance in Beaverton. At the University of Oregon Theresa was privileged to study dance under Susan Zadoff and Janet Descutner. She was a Thespian of troop #2833 at Tigard High School and continued acting in college and community theater. She coached and choreographed for various Oregon High Schools including, Tigard, Tualatin, and Clackamas, which gave her a wide range of experience working with students. She was a Blazer Dancer for 3 years and coached and choreographed the Portland Forrest Dragon Cheerleaders for 3 more years. At June Taylor School of Dance Theresa taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced dance for 6 years. She has been married to her best friend Ray for 32 years and they have 9 children and 4 grandchildren. As a follower of Jesus Christ, her greatest desire now is to help promote the arts in a safe, loving, and professional environment so students can develop their own passion for creativity and find their worth from God's perspective at the same time.


13405 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, OR 97223