Summer Intensive 2018

Offering dance classes for every age!

 

This summer we will transform you as a dancer and provide you with the tools you need to continue improvement throughout the year! Each day builds upon the next and each week brings new repertoire, guest artists, and presenters. The last week of the session ends with an open studio showing!

 
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2018 Summer Classes

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Advanced (Level IV/V) 

5 weeks July 9 - August 16, 9:30am-12:30pm

Age 13 and up *These classes are also open to College Students/Professionals

Daily Pilates Mat class, Ballet Class, Pointe, and Modern Dance

 

Intermediate (Level II/III)

4 weeks July 16 - August 16, 9:30am-12:30pm

Age 9 and up

Daily Pilates Mat class, Ballet Class, and Modern Dance

 

Beginner (Level I)

1 week July 9 - 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

Age 6 and up

Daily  Ballet Class, fun straightening exercises, snack time and watching dance videos

*In addition, there is also a Level I Ballet Class every Saturday morning from 10:30am-11:30am throughout the summer (July 7 - August 16) This is not part of the 1 week camp.

Pre-Ballet

Saturdays 9:45am-10:30am July 7 - August 16

Ages 3 and up

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Levels and Placement

Levels are set by the school director. 

Please note: Students are placed by level according to posture, technique, and strength. Placement is NOT based on age or level in other schools. This is in not meant to be negative, as there is always something to be learned in any class.  

 

Pre-Ballet

These classes are designed to introduce very young students to locomotive movement and music in a child-friendly setting. The classes helps students develop body awareness, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and confidence. 

Level I

The Level I classes introduce students to beginning ballet steps, terminology, and the basics of dance. These classes ensure the student’s mastery of the fundamental movement methods.

Level II

In Level II, students have a more structured ballet class focusing on proper posture, technique, and vocabulary. 

Level III

Level III students should have a working knowledge of the basic ballet vocabulary. Turnout and posture should be maintained at least throughout barre.

Level IV

Level IV provides ballet vocabulary and moves at a quicker pace. These classes are designed to help escalate students’ knowledge of ballet. Turnout and posture should be maintained throughout the class.

Level V

The students of Level V are given more challenging combinations using an extensive vocabulary and focusing on accents and artistry. All Level V classes are open to professionals. 

Pointe

Students may advance to pointe with instructor's recommendation only. If the student is not technically strong enough and is unable to sustain proper posture and turnout, they may be asked to take pointe class in flat shoes to build strength. 

Pilates Mat

These classes are designed specifically for dancers with exercises to strengthen and increase flexibility through the use of kinesiology and anatomical support.