Summer Session: June 28 - August 7, 2021

Harness your creativity this summer! We’re excited to be offering a wide array of programming to keep dancers of all ages moving and creating this summer.
All ages are as of 9/1/2021 and up-to-date COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Register before April 6th and save! Click here for Financial Aid Form.

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NEW! BOYS INTENSIVE

Ages: 10-18
Dates: June 22-24
Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00am-2:00pm
Teachers: Mike Gosney and DCE faculty
Cost: $275 ($245 before April 6th!)

This three-day program is designed to boost the technical prowess and artistic expression of young male and male-identifying dancers.

Classes will focus on strengthening & conditioning, turns & leaps, musicality & performance quality, and the choreographic process.

NEW! DCE SUMMER COMPANY

A Wrinkle in Time

Ages: 10-18
Dates: July 12-29
Times: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm
Teachers: Béa Rashid and DCE faculty
Cost: $1,080 ($975 before April 6th!)

These times call for a fresh approach to storytelling. Join Béa Rashid and DCE’s talented faculty to develop a story for the future. From younger artists to the most advanced dancers, students will get the full professional dance company experience. This new and exciting program includes technique classes in many styles, auditions for casting, and in-depth rehearsals, all culminating in a costumed performance in the Studio5 Theater.

ITTY BITTY BALLETS

Ages: 4-5
Dates: Wednesdays July 7, July 14, July 21
Times: 10:00-11:30am
Teacher: Victoria Barlow
Cost: $30/camp ($25/camp before April 6th!)

Step behind the velvet curtain! Meet sparkling fairies and cavalier princes! Dance with graceful animals and toys come-to-life! Dancers will spend each camp exploring one famous ballet through storytelling, creative movement games, pantomime, and craft projects.

MAGICAL CREATURE CAMPS

Ages: 6-9 as of 9/1/2021
Times: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm
Dates:
June 21-June 25: Unicorn Camp
June 28-July 2: Mermaid Camp
Teacher: Allison Kurtz Volkers
Cost: $375/camp ($335/camp before April 6th!)

Have you ever dreamed of flying or swimming in the seas? Casting spells or granting wishes? Join us this summer as we make magic!

Using music, dance, creative drama, and craftsMiss Allie will lead young artists through magical creature explorations. Both camps will include time outdoors at a local park and will culminate in a creative performance!

DCE ON THE MOVE

Ages: 12 & up
Times: Fridays, 8:30-10:00am
Dates:
6/18: Bike Ride and HandleBarre Ballet (Mike & Béa)
6/25: Traveling Improv (Enid & Béa)
7/2: NEW! Murals and Moves (Tim & Béa)
7/9: Beach Ballet (Vicki & Béa)
7/16: Bike Ride and HandleBarre Ballet (Mike & Béa)
7/23: Traveling Improv (Enid & Béa)
7/30: NEW! Murals and Moves (Tim & Béa)
8/6: Beach Ballet (Béa)
Cost: $30/class or $200 for all eight

Back by popular demand, join Béa Rashid and DCE faculty for class in the great outdoors! Returning favorites include Bike Ride and HandleBarre Ballet, Traveling Improv, and Beach Ballet. NEW this summer is Murals and Moves: inspired by two of Evanston’s most unique and vibrant murals, dancers will take a hip hop/modern fusion class in a local park and then use their own original artwork to inspire new choreography!

DANCE IMMERSION PROGRAM

Levels: Dancers from Ballet 2B, Ballet 3, Ballet 4, Ballet 5
Times: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-2:00pm
Dates:
Classical DIP – June 28-July 1 with Victoria Barlow and Kara Roseborough
Broadway DIP – July 5-8 with Julie Cartier and Cameron Turner
Cost: $365/week ($330/camp before April 6th!)

Dive into an array of invigorating classes and rehearsals. Make a splash as you perform each Thursday in Studio5. Immerse yourself in Classical and Broadway techniques. Train like a pro!

Dancers will be assigned to one of two groups at the start of each week; groups will be limited to
10-12 dancers.

PASSPORT TO DANCE

Ages 3-18
Dates: June 28 – August 7
Times: Weekday evenings and Saturday mornings/afternoons
Cost: 
$145 ($135 before April 6th!)
Primary Passport (ages 3-5): $105 ($95 before April 6th!)
Alum rate for Academy Passport: $100

Open up the world of dance with DCE’s All-Access Passport! Back by popular demand, one flat rate gains you entry to unlimited classes all summer long. In-studio (class size limited) and virtual options available. Explore something new or settle in for an old favorite. Why limit yourself?

FormatClassDayTimeAgeInstructor
In PersonTippy ToesTuesday4:15-4:55pm3 - 4 yearsAllie
In PersonPre-BalletTuesday5:00-5:40pm5 yearsAllie
In PersonTippy ToesSaturday9:00-9:40am3 - 4 yearsJill
In PersonPre-BalletSaturday9:45-10:25am5 yearsJill
In Person OR OnlineBlue TapMonday4:15-5:00pm6 - 8 yearsErin
In Person OR OnlineBlue Ballet: Mini VariationsTuesday4:15-5:10pm6 - 8 yearsKara
In Person OR OnlineBlue Musical TheaterWednesday4:30-5:25pm6 - 8 yearsShelby
In Person OR OnlineBlue ModernThursday5:00-5:55pm6 - 8 yearsEnid
In Person OR OnlineBlue BalletSaturday10:30-11:25am6 - 8 yearsJill
In Person OR OnlineBoys DanceMonday5:30-6:25pm6 - 12 yearsMike
In Person OR OnlineYellow TapMonday6:00-6:55pm9 - 11 yearsCameron
In Person OR OnlineYellow BalletTuesday5:15-6:25pm9 - 11 yearsKara
In Person OR OnlineYellow ModernWednesday5:30-6:25pm9 - 11 yearsShelby
In Person OR OnlineYellow JazzWednesday6:30-7:30pm9 - 11 yearsShelby
In Person OR OnlineYellow Hip HopThursday4:30-5:25pm9 - 11 yearsTim
In Person OR OnlineYellow BalletSaturday11:30am - 12:45pm9 - 11 yearsJill
In Person OR OnlinePurple BalletMonday4:30-5:40pm12 - 18 yearsLaura B
In Person OR OnlinePurple JazzTuesday6:30-7:25pm12 - 18 yearsKara
In Person OR OnlinePurple TapTuesday7:30-8:30pm12 - 18 yearsCameron
In Person OR OnlinePurple Hip HopWednesday5:45-6:40pm12 - 18 yearsEldridge
In Person OR OnlinePOWERPOINTEWednesday7:00-8:15pm12 - 18 yearsVictoria
In Person OR OnlinePurple ModernThursday6:00-6:55pm12 - 18 yearsEnid
In Person OR OnlinePurple BalletSaturday10:15-11:25am12 - 18 yearsLaura
In Person OR OnlineAcademy Ballet: Water ClassMonday6:30-7:45pmBy RecMike
In Person OR OnlineAdvanced TapTuesday5:15-6:10pmBy RecJulie
In Person OR OnlineAcademy JazzTuesday6:15-7:30pmBy RecJulie
In Person OR OnlineAcademy BalletWednesday5:30-6:55pmBy RecVictoria
In Person OR OnlineAdvanced Hip HopThursday5:30-6:30pmBy RecTim
In Person OR OnlineAcademy ModernThursday7:00-8:15pmBy RecEnid
In Person OR OnlineAcademy BalletSaturday11:30am - 1:00pmBy RecLaura

ADULT SUMMER CLASSES

Dates: June 28-August 7

FIND YOUR CENTER at Dance Center Evanston. DCE offers fun and invigorating drop-in classes for adults of all levels. Adult classes are $15-$16 by class or $145 for a 10-class card. Discounts are available for students and professionals.

Group of adults performing choreography in dance class

Adult Class Schedule

Summer Session 2021: June 28-August 7
 FormatClassDayTimeAgeInstructor
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult Beginning BalletMonday5:45-7:00pm18+ yearsLaura B
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult Musical TheaterMonday7:00-8:00pm18+ yearsCameron
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult TapTuesday6:30-7:25pm18+ yearsCameron
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult Continuing JazzWednesday10:00-11:15am18+ yearsJulie
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult Hip HopWednesday6:45-7:45pm18+ yearsEldridge
RegisterIn Person OR OnlineAdult Continuing BalletThursday10:00-11:15am18+ yearsBéa

Private Lessons

Private and semi-private lessons are a great option for dancers to keep up their training with more individual instruction, especially as a supplement to our camps, workshops, and/or weekly classes. This summer, Private and Duet lessons are available, and all lessons will be one hour. If you are interested in lessons, please fill out the private lessons request form below.