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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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.


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.


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.


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 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!


Ages: 12 & up
Times: Fridays, 8:30-10:00am
Dates: June 25-July 30
Cost: $30/class or $150 for all six

Back by popular demand, join DCE faculty for dance class in the great outdoors! Classes will include HandleBarre, Beach Ballet, and Traveling Improv. Schedule and registration information coming soon!


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
10-12 dancers.


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