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SUMMER 2017

Registration for Summer Weekly Classes opens on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 9am



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SUMMER CAMPS AND WORKSHOPS

Itty Bitty Ballets
One-Day Dance Camps
Dates: Wednesdays, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19
Times: 10:00-11:30am
Ages: 4-5 (Ages as of 9/1/17)
Cost: $25/session

Step behind the velvet curtain! Meet sparkling fairies and cavalier princes! Dance with graceful animals and toys come-to-life! Led by Miss Vicki, dancers will spend each camp exploring one famous ballet through storytelling, creative movement games, pantomime, and craft projects. Children may register for 1, 2, 3, or all 4 camps. Limited to 14 dancers per session.


MINI CAMPS
Dates:
Session 1, June 12-16: Dancing Debussy
Session 2, June 19-23: I am a Story
Session 3, June 26-30: Dragons, Knights, and Princesses
Session 4, July 10-14: We've Got Stripes!
Session 5, July 17-21: Hanging with William
Times: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Age Levels: 6-8 (Ages as of 9/1/17)
Cost: $190/session

DCE teachers Allison Kurtz Volkers, Wendy Park, and Enid Smith will lead creative romps through the fields of dance, music, creative drama, arts and crafts. Themes change each session so that students may participate in multiple camps. Each week ends with a performance for family and friends. Limited to 16 dancers per session.


SUMMER DANCE THEATER
LOOSEY GOOSEY!
The Mixed-Up Tales of Mother Goose

Dates: July 10-28, 2017
Times: Monday – Friday, 8:45am-3:00pm
Age Levels: 8-12 (Ages as of 9/1/17)
Cost: $850

Led by Allison Kurtz Volkers and Calyn Carbery, this ensemble of young artists will use dance, music, and theater to create an exciting original production. Morning technique classes in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Hip Hop prepare dancers for afternoons spent in theater games, choreography, and rehearsal. This three-week adventure includes field trips to the Greenwood Beach and Penny Park and concludes in a final performance for family and friends. Limited to 24 dancers.


DANCE IMMERSION PROGRAM

Dates:
Classical – June 12-16
Contemporary – June 19-23
Broadway – June 26-June 30
Times: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm
Levels: Dancers who have completed Ballet 2B, 3, 4, or 5
Cost: $350/session or $1000 for all 3 weeks

Take a DIP this summer! Dive into an array of invigorating classes and rehearsals at two levels with a different focus each week, culminating in an informal showing every Friday. Immerse yourself in a style for 1, 2, or all 3 weeks. Limited to 30 dancers per week.


BALLET PARTNERING WORKSHOP
Dates: June 9-11, 2017
Times: Friday – Sunday
  • Level 1 (students from Ballet 3, 4, or 5):
    Friday: 4:30-6:30pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Level 2 (students at the Academy level):
    Friday: 6:45-8:45pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 1:15-3:15pm
Cost: $120

Mike Gosney (Director of Elements Contemporary Ballet, DCE faculty member) will instruct students in the art of Ballet Partnering, including balances, turns, jumps, and lifts. Professional male dancers will be on hand to assist students as they practice their technique.


CECCHETTI DAY
Date: Saturday, August 26
Levels: for dancers currently in the Cecchetti program
Times: 9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $65

Get a jump start on exam prep with this one day Cecchetti extravaganza! DCE Faculty will lead a full day of classes to clarify and improve Cecchetti technique. Classes include: Graded Syllabus, Strength & Stretch, Variations, Choreography, Pre-Pointe/Pointe, Men’s Work, Cecchetti History, Exam Tips, and a special Theory Bee led by Miss Allie! This program is highly recommended for all Cecchetti students.


WEEKLY CLASSES


PRIMARY DIVISION for ages 3-6

WEEKLY CLASSES
Saturday, June 10 – Friday, August 4
All Primary classes are 45 minutes. All ages as of 9/1/17 (except Tippy Toes 1).

TIPPY TOES 1 (age 3 by 6/1/17)
Saturday9:30amNichola

TIPPY TOES 1/2 (ages 3.5 & 4)
Thursday4:00pmNichola
Saturday11:00amJill

PRE-BALLET 1 (age 5)
Wednesday4:15pmJill
Thursday4:45pmNichola
Saturday10:15amNichola

PRE-BALLET 2 (age 6)
Thursday5:30pmNichola
Saturday10:15amJill

INTRO MODERN (age 6)
Thursday4:30pmEnid

INTRO TAP (age 6)
Wednesday4:45pmHillary


STUDENT DIVISION - PASSPORT TO DANCE

WEEKLY CLASSES
Saturday, June 10 – Friday, August 4*
*No classes held on Tuesday, July 4.
All Primary classes are 60 minutes unless otherwise noted. All ages as of 9/1/17.

BLUE Passport (age 7 & 8)

BLUE Ballet
Wednesday5:00pmJill
Saturday9:15amJill

BLUE Modern
Thursday5:15pmEnid

BLUE Tap
Thursday4:15pmHillary

BLUE Musical Theater
Wednesday3:45pmHillary


YELLOW Passport (ages 9 - 11)

YELLOW Ballet
Wednesday4:30-5:45pmAllie
Saturday11:00-12:15pmNichola

YELLOW Modern
Wednesday6:00pmJill

YELLOW Jazz
Thursday6:15pmHillary

YELLOW Tap
Thursday5:15pmHillary

YELLOW Hip Hop
Monday6:00pmT-Roc


PURPLE Passport (ages 12 & up)

PURPLE Ballet
Monday5:00-6:15pmLaura B.
Saturday10:00-11:15amLaura G./Betsy

PURPLE Pointe/Pointe Prep
Must take preceding ballet class.
Monday6:15-7:00pmLaura B.
Saturday11:15-12:00pmLaura G./Betsy

PURPLE Modern
Thursday6:15pmEnid

PURPLE Jazz
Tuesday6:00pmJulie

PURPLE Tap
Tuesday5:00pmJulie

PURPLE Hip Hop
Monday7:00pmT-Roc


BOYS CLASSES
Students can register for the class or use the corresponding passport as indicated.

Beginning Boys (ages 6-8) (BLUE)
Monday4:30-5:15pmMike

Continuing Boys (ages 9 & up) (YELLOW OR PURPLE)
Monday5:15pmMike


ACADEMY CLASSES for advanced dancers

WEEKLY CLASSES
Saturday, June 10 – Friday, August 4*
*No classes on Tuesday, July 4.
For dancers in the Academy program or advanced adults.
Use your Class Card or drop-in by class!


ACADEMY BALLET
Monday6:30-8:00pmMike
Wednesday12:00-1:30pmVictoria
Saturday12:00-1:30pmLaura G./Betsy

ACADEMY MODERN
Thursday7:15-8:30pmEnid

ACADEMY JAZZ
Tuesday7:00-8:15pmJulie

ACADEMY HIP HOP
Monday5:00-6:00pmT-Roc


ADULT CLASSES

WEEKLY CLASSES
Saturday, June 10 – Friday, August 4
Use your Class Card, class card, or drop-in by class!

NEW! Babywearing Ballet
Join mom, ballet dancer, and DCE faculty member Jill Waller on Saturday afternoons for this fun fitness class. Bond with your baby while you stretch out and gain strength. No previous dance experience needed! 
Saturday12:00-1:00pmJill

Beginning Ballet
Monday7:00-8:15pmLaura B.

Continuing Ballet
Wednesday7:00-8:30pmJill
Thursday9:30-11:00amBéa

Continuing Jazz
Wednesday10:00-11:15amJulie

Musical Theater
Thursday7:15-8:15pmHillary

Modern
Monday10:00-11:15amEnid

Beginning Tap
Wednesday8:15-9:15pmGlenn

Advanced Beginning Tap
Monday8:15-9:15pmGlenn
Wednesday7:15-8:15pmGlenn

Continuing Tap
Monday7:15-8:15pmGlenn

NEW! Hip Hop
Monday8:00-9:00pmT-Roc






Summer schedule registration form.


Photos by Matt Glavin