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SUMMER 2019 CAMPS AND WORKSHOPS

ITTY BITTY BALLETS
Dates: June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10
Times: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Ages: 4 & 5 (as of 9/1/19)
Cost: $30 ($25 before April 1st)

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
Pourquoi Tales
Session 1 June 17-21, Why Do Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears?
Session 2 June 24-28, Tikki Tikki Tembo
Session 3 July 8-12, Fire Race
Session 4 July 15-19, Anansi
Times: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm
Ages: 6-8 (as of 9/1/19)
Cost: $216/session ($195 before April 1st)

Why is the sky blue? Where does fire come from? Pourquoi tales are legends told across many cultures to explain how things came to be. Led by DCE faculty member Allison Kurtz Volkers, Mini Campers will explore these questions and their own artistic voices through dance, music, creative drama, and arts & 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.


NEW! BUILD-A-BALLET
Sleeping Beauty
Dates: July 15-August 2
Times: Monday-Friday, 8:45am-3pm
Ages: 8-12 (as of 9/1/19)
Cost: $876 ($849 before April 1st)

Led by the incomparable Wendy Park, dancers will work together to create their own version of Tchaikovsky’s classic, Sleeping Beauty. Harnessing the power of their collective imaginations, moving bodies, and artistic talents, the ensemble will build this ballet from the ground up over the course of three weeks, culminating in a performance in the beautiful Studio5 Theater. Mornings will be spent in technique classes such as Ballet, Pantomime, Character, and Modern, while afternoons will focus on bringing the ballet to life. Field trips to Penny Park and Greenwood Beach complete this magical summer experience! Limited to 24 dancers.


DANCE IMMERSION PROGRAM
Take a DIP this summer!
Contemporary June 17-21, led by Enid Smith & Mike Gosney
Classical June 24-28, led by Victoria Barlow & Béa Rashid
Broadway July 8-12, led by Julie Cartier & Cameron Turner
Times: Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm
Levels: Dancers from Ballet 2B, 3, 4, or 5 (will be assigned to one of two groups at the start of each week)
Cost: $366/wk or $1050 for all 3! ($351/wk or $999 for all 3 before April 1st)

Dive into an array of invigorating classes and rehearsals. Make a splash each Friday as you perform for family and friends. Immerse yourself in Contemporary, Classical, and Broadway techniques and choreography. Train like a pro! Sign up for 1, 2, or all 3 weeks.


NEW! MAKING SPACE WITH STEPH PAUL
Dates: June 13-15
Times: Thursday & Friday, 5pm-8:30pm; Saturday 10am-3pm
Level: For rising high school students and alums with significant dance experience.
Steph Paul returns to Dance Center Evanston with this unique workshop, designed to inspire advanced dancers to hone their artistic voices. Steph will lead technique classes and set choreography, then guide dancers through the process of creating their own movement from scratch, emphasizing free exploration and individual expression. The workshop culminates in an informal works-in-progress showing in Studio5. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience! Limited to 25 dancers. For more information about Steph, visit www.stephpaul.com.









WEEKLY CLASSES


PRIMARY DIVISION for ages 3-6

WEEKLY CLASSES
Monday, June 17 – Saturday, August 3
All Primary classes are 45 minutes. All ages as of 9/1/19.


TIPPY TOES 1 (age 3)
Saturday9:15amNichola

TIPPY TOES 2 (age 4)
Tuesday4:30pmNichola
Saturday11:30amJill

PRE-BALLET 1 (age 5)
Tuesday5:15pmNichola
Saturday9:30amJill

PRE-BALLET 2 (age 6)
Saturday10:00amNichola

Dancers who are 6 years old by 9/1/19 can register for the Pre-Ballet 2 class or get a Blue Passport and drop-in to Pre-Ballet 2, Blue Modern, and/or Blue Tap.


ALL-ACCESS PASSPORT TO DANCE for ages 6 & up

WEEKLY CLASSES Monday, June 17-Saturday, August 3*
All ages as of 9/1/19. *No classes held on Thursday, July 4.

Open up the world of dance with DCE’s All-Access Passport! One flat rate gains you entry to as many classes as your dancin’ feet can take you, so explore something new or settle in for a weekly favorite. Why limit yourself?

BLUE Passport (ages 6-8)

Ballet
Saturday10:45-11:45amNichola

Ballet: Mini Variations
Tuesday5:00-6:00pmVictoria

Modern
Thursday5:30-6:30pmJill

Tap
Monday6:00-7:00pmCameron

Musical Theater
Wednesday4:30-5:30pmShelby


YELLOW Passport (ages 9-11)

Ballet
Saturday10:15-11:30amJill

Modern
Thursday4:30-5:30pmJill

Jazz
Wednesday5:30-6:30pmShelby

Tap
Monday5:00-6:00pmCameron

Hip Hop
Tuesday6:30-7:30pmT-Roc


PURPLE Passport (ages 12 & up)

Open Ballet
Saturday10:15-11:30amLaura G.

Continuing Ballet
(for dancers from Ballet 3, Ballet 4, and Continuing Teen Ballet)
Monday4:30-5:45pmLaura B.

Pointe Prep/Pointe
(preceding ballet class required)
Monday5:45-6:30pmLaura B.

Modern
Thursday6:00-7:00pmEnid

Jazz
Tuesday5:00-6:00pmJulie

Tap
Monday7:00-8:00pmCameron

Hip Hop
Wednesday6:00-7:00pmT-Roc
ACADEMY Passport
(for students from Ballet 5, Academy, and Alums)


Academy Ballet: Water Class
Monday6:15-7:45pmMike

Academy Ballet
Wednesday12:15-1:45pmVictoria
Saturday11:30-1:00pmLaura G.

Academy Modern
Thursday7:00-8:15pmEnid

Academy Jazz
Tuesday7:00-8:15pmJulie

NEW! Academy Contemporary
Wednesday6:30-7:45pmShelby

Advanced Tap
Tuesday6:00-7:00pmJulie

Advanced Hip Hop
Wednesday5:00-6:00pmT-Roc



BOYS CLASSES

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

Continuing Boys (ages 9 & up)
Monday5:15-6:15pmMike


CECCHETTI CLASSES
For students currently in the Cecchetti program. Dancers should attend the class that most closely matches their current Cecchetti grade level.

Cecchetti 1 & 2
Thursday6:00-7:15pmBéa

Cecchetti 3 & 4
Thursday7:15-8:30pmBéa

Cecchetti 5 & 6
Thursday4:30-6:00pmBéa


ADULT CLASSES

WEEKLY CLASSES Monday, June 17-Saturday, August 3*
Use your 10-class card or drop-in by class!
*No classes held on Thursday, July 4.



Beginning Ballet
Monday6:30-7:45pmLaura B.

Continuing Ballet
Tuesday6:00-7:30pmVictoria
Thursday9:30-11:00amBéa

Continuing Modern
Tuesday10:00-11:15amEnid

Continuing Jazz
Wednesday10:00-11:15amJulie

Musical Theater
Monday8:15-9:15pmCameron

Beginning Tap
Wednesday8:15-9:15pmGlenn

Advanced Beginning Tap
Wednesday7:15-8:15pmGlenn

Continuing Tap
Monday7:15-8:15pmGlenn

Hip Hop
Tuesday7:30-8:30pmT-Roc



Photos 1-2, 4-5 by Matt Glavin, Photo 3 by Cary Mondschean