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.
NEW! BOYS INTENSIVE
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
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
Dates: Wednesdays July 7, July 14, July 21
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
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 crafts, Miss 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
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
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
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?
|In Person||Tippy Toes||Tuesday||4:15-4:55pm||3 - 4 years||Allie|
|In Person||Pre-Ballet||Tuesday||5:00-5:40pm||5 years||Allie|
|In Person||Tippy Toes||Saturday||9:00-9:40am||3 - 4 years||Jill|
|In Person||Pre-Ballet||Saturday||9:45-10:25am||5 years||Jill|
|In Person OR Online||Blue Tap||Monday||4:15-5:00pm||6 - 8 years||Erin|
|In Person OR Online||Blue Ballet: Mini Variations||Tuesday||4:15-5:10pm||6 - 8 years||Kara|
|In Person OR Online||Blue Musical Theater||Wednesday||4:30-5:25pm||6 - 8 years||Shelby|
|In Person OR Online||Blue Modern||Thursday||5:00-5:55pm||6 - 8 years||Enid|
|In Person OR Online||Blue Ballet||Saturday||10:30-11:25am||6 - 8 years||Jill|
|In Person OR Online||Boys Dance||Monday||5:30-6:25pm||6 - 12 years||Mike|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Tap||Monday||6:00-6:55pm||9 - 11 years||Cameron|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Ballet||Tuesday||5:15-6:25pm||9 - 11 years||Kara|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Modern||Wednesday||5:30-6:25pm||9 - 11 years||Shelby|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Jazz||Wednesday||6:30-7:30pm||9 - 11 years||Shelby|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Hip Hop||Thursday||4:30-5:25pm||9 - 11 years||Tim|
|In Person OR Online||Yellow Ballet||Saturday||11:30am - 12:45pm||9 - 11 years||Jill|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Ballet||Monday||4:30-5:40pm||12 - 18 years||Laura B|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Jazz||Tuesday||6:30-7:25pm||12 - 18 years||Kara|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Tap||Tuesday||7:30-8:30pm||12 - 18 years||Cameron|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Hip Hop||Wednesday||5:45-6:40pm||12 - 18 years||Eldridge|
|In Person OR Online||POWERPOINTE||Wednesday||7:00-8:15pm||12 - 18 years||Victoria|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Modern||Thursday||6:00-6:55pm||12 - 18 years||Enid|
|In Person OR Online||Purple Ballet||Saturday||10:15-11:25am||12 - 18 years||Laura|
|In Person OR Online||Academy Ballet: Water Class||Monday||6:30-7:45pm||By Rec||Mike|
|In Person OR Online||Advanced Tap||Tuesday||5:15-6:10pm||By Rec||Julie|
|In Person OR Online||Academy Jazz||Tuesday||6:15-7:30pm||By Rec||Julie|
|In Person OR Online||Academy Ballet||Wednesday||5:30-6:55pm||By Rec||Victoria|
|In Person OR Online||Advanced Hip Hop||Thursday||5:30-6:30pm||By Rec||Tim|
|In Person OR Online||Academy Modern||Thursday||7:00-8:15pm||By Rec||Enid|
|In Person OR Online||Academy Ballet||Saturday||11:30am - 1:00pm||By Rec||Laura|
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.
Adult Class ScheduleSummer Session 2021: June 28-August 7
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Beginning Ballet||Monday||5:45-7:00pm||18+ years||Laura B|
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Musical Theater||Monday||7:00-8:00pm||18+ years||Cameron|
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Tap||Tuesday||6:30-7:25pm||18+ years||Cameron|
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Continuing Jazz||Wednesday||10:00-11:15am||18+ years||Julie|
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Hip Hop||Wednesday||6:45-7:45pm||18+ years||Eldridge|
|Register||In Person OR Online||Adult Continuing Ballet||Thursday||10:00-11:15am||18+ years||Béa|
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.