UCLA CCDC 2018-2019 Introduction

Watch our video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRZU1vV_mwQ

Interested in Chinese dance and the rich diversity of China? The Chinese Cultural Dance Club at UCLA provides free dance classes for beginner to advanced skill levels, which culminate in a cultural performance showcasing a variety of traditional, ethnic, martial arts inspired, and contemporary dances in spring.

Info Session: 9/29 Sat, 7-8pm @ De Neve Sycamore
Open House Audition: 9/30 Sun, 9am-3pm @ JWC Pyramid

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Video Credit: Steven Ye 叶果然
Source Video Provider: Jaclyn Yuan, Helen Han 韩仪轩
Cover Photo: Jaclyn Yuan (taken by Alex Wong)

CCDC 2018 – 2019 Recruitment

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Welcome to the 2018-19 academic year: CCDC is ready to embrace you as a new member of our family! Come to join our Info Session and Open House Audition! No previous experience needed to join!

Info Session: (09/29) Saturday, Sept. 29th, 7-8pm @ De Neve Sycamore Room

Open House: (09/30) Sunday, Sept. 30th, 9am – 3pm @ John Wooden Center Pyramid Room

Detailed Schedule:

9:00-9:30 Han Dynasty Sleeves Dance(汉洛·颜子兮)

  • Instructor: Jaclyn
  • Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

9:30-10:00 Hakka walled village(围屋)

  • Instructor: Jaclyn
  • Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced (Welcome Guys!)

10:00-10:30 White Linen(白纻舞)

  • Instructor: Jingyuan
  • Difficulty: Beginner

13:30-14:00 Song of Purity and Peace(清平调)

  • Instructor: Tanya
  • Difficulty: Intermediate

14:00-14:30 Farewell to Hanlin Academy(翰林别)

  • Instructor: Nicky
  • Difficulty: Beginner

14:30-15:00 Ode to Solitude (孤云闲)

  • Instructor: Tanya
  • Difficulty: Intermediate (Welcome Guys!)



CCDC Orientation and Open House 2015 information

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Orientation will be held on Monday, September 28th, from 7-9PM in Rolfe 3105. Come out to learn about our club and meet leadership!

Open House will be held that weekend: Saturday, October 3rd, from 5-8PM in Kerckhoff Grand Salon and Sunday, October 4th, from 10AM-1PM in Kerckhoff Grand Salon. Over these two days, you will be able to learn a short sequence of choreography from this year’s dances. Here, the instructors can get a feel for what dance will best suit you.

See the schedule!

Everyone is guaranteed one dance, so come try out for dances regardless of skill level and dance difficulty!

Email internal.ccdc@gmail.com for any questions.

Dry Run #1

Hello dancers! Just a reminder that Dry Run 1 is this Sunday, Mar. 1 from 8AM-1PM in Kerkhoff Grand Salon. Make sure to arrive early as we will be starting promptly at 8. Please come with hair and makeup ready to go, and wear all black attire. As we get closer to performance day, it is crucial that everyone shows up to these rehearsals. Unless you have notified the instructors/ Yue Ming ahead of time, absences will not be tolerated. If you have questions, please email Yue Ming. She sent an email out earlier this week regarding Dry Run 1, so for additional details, please refer to that.

See you all bright and early on Sunday. Keep practicing those dances! 🙂

Progress Check #2

Hello CCDCers! Hope you all had a lovely winter break. Just a reminder that Progress Check #2 is this coming Saturday, January 17th in Kerckhoff Grand Salon from 4-9PM. Note that this progress check is not in the morning like it usually is! Please be there ~10 min early as we will be marking tardies and counting them seriously as consequences!

  • Please come dressed in all BLACK form-fitting attire. Bring appropriate shoes
  • Makeup and hair needs to be done PRIOR to progress check. We do not have time to go over everything in detail lke we did last time.
  • Performance Fee Contracts are will be collected. Check the email Yue Ming sent out for the form. Please print, fill out, and turn it in on Saturday.

More details can be found in the email that Yue Ming sent out a couple of weeks ago, so please refer to that if you have any additional questions.

Looking forward to seeing all the dances on Saturday!