We are excited to host six evening activities, two of which are exclusively for housing students, during our intensives. These events provide a great opportunity to have fun and build lasting friendships that extend beyond the studio. The housing reservation fee includes admission to the evening activities held during your stay. It is not necessary to register for the events. For participants under the age of 18, please complete a Transportation Release Form to allow and the Ayres Hotel Orange will be arranged.

2016 EVENING ACTIVITIES

 

Dinner at Ruby’s Diner with Backhausdance

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
6PM - 7:30PM

RUBY'S DINER (186 N. Atchison Street  Orange, CA 92866)
Walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center

Join us at Ruby’s Diner for dinner with Backhausdance Artistic Director, Jennifer Backhaus, along with BD company members and other intensive students. Enjoy great food and exceptional conversation as you build lasting friendships with fellow dancers. 

Admission includes:

  • your choice from a set menu with options including premium salads and burgers/veggie burgers with fries,
  • a fountain drink or one of Ruby’s famous milkshakes,
  • tax, and gratuity.

MOVIE NIGHT

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
6:30PM - 9:30PM

AMC THEATRES (20 City Blvd W Orange, CA 92868)
Walking distance from the Ayres Hotel Orange

Movie Night is designated specifically for housing students. We will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30pm and walk to the AMC Theatres at the Outlets of Orange to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining evening at the movies. Stay tuned for details on movie selection (PG or PG-13 only) and show time. 


PIZZA BY THE POOL

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
6PM - 8PM

AYRES HOTEL ORANGE (200 N. The City Drive  Orange, CA 92868)

Enjoy a relaxing evening by the pool at the Ayres Hotel Orange. This evening activity is designated specifically for housing students and Backhausdance company dancers. Pizza, salad and beverages will be provided. 


LA ANGELS VS. BOSTON RED SOX AT ANGELS STADIUM

THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
6PM - 11PM

DEPART & RETURN VIA ANGELS EXPRESS:
METROLINK ORANGE STATION (194 N. Atchison Street  Orange, CA 92866)

Walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center

Take me out to the ballgame! Join Backhausdance and intensive participants for a night out at the big leagues. The Angels vs. Red Sox game begins at 7:05pm. The Angels Express departs at 6:16pm and returns approximately 40 minutes after the game. Participants can be picked up from the Partridge Dance Center following the event (expected end time: 11pm).

Admission includes:

  • round-trip transportation on the Metrolink’s Angels Express departing from the Orange Station (walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center),
  • a seat in the Upper View section,
  • a hot dog, and
  • a small soda.

NATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHERS INITIATIVE

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016
8PM - 10PM

IRVINE BARCLAY THEATRE (4242 Campus Drive  Irvine, CA 92612)
Transportation provided for Chaperoned Housing students.

Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive three-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative. Artistic Director, Molly Lynch has invited nationally-recognized choreographers Tom Gold, Nicole Haskins, Stephanie Martinez and Ben Needham-Wood to create works on sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country. Group transportation will not be provided for this event. Carpools may be arranged if necessary.

Admission includes:

  • a balcony seat at the NCI performance.

BOWLING AT ROUND 1

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
6PM - 8PM

ROUND 1 MAIN PLACE MALL (2800 N. Main St. Suite 1100  Santa Ana, CA 92705)
Transportation provided for Chaperoned Housing students.

Come bowl with us! Backhausdance invites you to test your athletic abilities outside of the dance studio at Round 1. Our annual creative bowling contest is always a hit! Come hang out and laugh with us. Group transportation will not be provided for this event. Carpools may be arranged if necessary.

Admission includes:

  • unlimited bowling,
  • shoe rental,
  • pizza, and
  • soda.