Welcome to illFX Education's ALPHA Crew. Alpha is our advanced group of dancers, you have been selected to join this exclusive group of dancers, because of your passion, dedication, and artistry. Our goal for all our dancers is to prepare you for your dance career. Selfishly, we want to create the next generation of urban dance professionals in hopes of hiring you in the near future as an illFX Entertainment performer.

Please read this page carefully, it contains your illFX Program's online access information, set up monthly payments, and crew expectations for the year. Think of this as your Alpha survival guide.

Class & Rehearsal times

Alpha will train on Thursday's from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday's from 5:10 pm - 7:10 pm and Sunday's 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

Monthly Payments & Registration

Before September 10, 2016, we need you to register your official spot on our illFX Mindbody system. Here you will be able to setup your monthly payments, download any receipts, view class schedules or class changes such as cancellations, or instructor or studio changes. You will also be able to receive class reminders or notified of changes to your schedule.

Monthly Payments Login Instructions

Getting started on illFX Mindbody:

  1. Click the link above.
  2. Ensure your contract says "ALPHA" if it does not, please contact us immediately before proceeding.
  3. Click Make Purchase your total will be $441.00 for the first payment. *Note: Alpha Monthly Autopay Start: 15/09/2016 - End: 01/05/2017 $220.50 per month. (PLEASE READ NOTES BELOW)
  4. Click Checkout
  5. Create a login as a "New to our site" type in your first & last name. You should see your name below asking "This is me". Select yes and continue.
  6. Verify yourself with the email or phone number you provided us, then create your own Mindbody Login with illFX.
  7. Follow the prompts to complete your purchase and monthly payment setup.

Annual Payment Login Instructions

Getting started on illFX Mindbody:

  1. Whether you've paid your annual fees or not please – Click the link above.
  2. Create a login as a "New to our site" type in your first & last name. You should see your name below asking "This is me". Select yes and continue.
  3. Verify yourself with the email or phone number you provided us, then create your own MindBody Login with illFX.
  4. If you haven't done so, please make your annual payment via cheque to illFX Entertainment Inc. or send an electronic transfer to for the total of $2,205.00 Annual payments are due on September 8th for processing.
  5. If you've already paid in full, you still must register online above.

*All prices include GST

MindBody Note: Mindbody only takes Credit Card or Visa Debit Card, and if you do not have either of these, please pay by post-dated cheques. Your first cheque should cover both September & June's payment totaling $441.00. Then monthly amounts ($220.50) should be written for the months of October through to May. Once registered on Mindbody all your information will be found under the "MY INFO" tab.

Monthly Payment Note: The payment schedule is as follows, the first payment is on the 15th of September for the first and last monthly payment (Sept and June). The remaining payments will be charged on the 1st of the month until May 1, 2017.

Competition Fees: Your annual competition fees will not be due until February 1, 2017. You will be notified as these fees come due, they will be able to be paid through Mindbody.

Refer a Friend: Your $100 off will be taken off the total you owe, and then the monthly amount will be calculated from there. We will discuss this with you, however, please note you may have different payment amounts then posted above if this applies to you.  

Bursary Students: Your bursary will have already been applied to your account, please follow the Annual Payment instructions above to complete your MindBody Login.

Important Dates:

Mark your calendars for the following important dates. We will send you more details about our official illFX Education 2016/2017 kick-off event.

2016 Notable Dates

  • September 5th – Roberta Bierman Workshop 6:00pm-7:30pm at DJD in Studio 5
  • September 10th – Official illFX Education 2016/2017 kick-off event: 7pm - 8:30pm at DJD
  • September 11th – The program starts on the week of
  • October 9,10 - Thanksgiving Weekend no classes on Sunday or Monday
  • October 29 - Dancers Paradise Audition
  • October 29- Halloween Party
  • October 31 - Halloween – no classes
  • November 11 - Remembrance Day- Classes are happening you will have a workshop with Harman from Edmonton!
  • December 3 - Professional Development Session – Building a Resume, Head Shots
  • December 17 - Apprentice Tribute Show
  • December 18 - Winter Workshop - TBA
  • December 21 and returning on January 3, 2017 – Winter holidays will begin after December 21, 2016, and returning on January 3, 2017. 
  • December 22 - illFXMAS
  • December 23 -Jan 2 – Holiday Break – no classes

2017 Notable Dates

  • January 3 - First Day Back
  • January 15 - Competition Fees Announced
  • February 1 – Competition Fees Due
  • February 4 - Professional Development Session – Nutrition and Health of Dancer
  • March 24 - Returning on April 2 – Spring break no classes
  • March 29 - Share Day with UV and others competing at AE
  • March 30 -April 2 – Artist Emerge Competition in Edmonton from March 30-April 2. * If you are planning to go away for Spring Break then you must be back on Wednesday, March 29 for rehearsal and Artist Emerge Competition
  • April 3 - No classes – day after competition
  • April 8 - Professional Development Session – How to be an independent dancer- auditions, bookkeeping, etiquette
  • April 14, 15, 16 – Easter Long Weekend – no classes
  • April 23 - Luther Workshop #2
  • May 19-24 - Dancers Paradise – Edgars Wedding – no classes
  • May 19-21 - View Dance Challeng
  • June 3 - Professional Development Session - – How to market yourself
  • June 17 - Apprentice Show – Clue!
  • June 23rd – The program ends
  • June 24th –  Night of Apollo – Year End Gala

Alpha Expectations:

We want you to succeed and flourish with your time at illFX. We will be asking you as an Alpha to be leaders here at illFX, what does that mean, you ask?

  • Come to rehearsals & classes ready to go!
  • Help out the other crews with any guidance you can provide.
  • Have fun!
  • Make sure you are water, fueled and ready to work.
  • Watch your videos and review choreography
  • Stay hungry for your goals!

illFX Exclusive Perks:

All illFX members will receive 50% off any DJD class that is being offered throughout the year. There will be a promo code for you to use, please stay tuned for more details.