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Summer 2018 2018-02-07T05:26:03+00:00

Summer 2018

In the Summer (June and July), we offer half-day camps for ages 3- 12 and drop-in classes for ages 10 & up.

Fairytale Camp (ages 3 & 4): June 18-22, July 23-27, 10am- noon. $126.

Fairytale Camp uses storytelling to engage students’ imaginations and invite them into the enchanting world of ballet. Through classical ballet stories, such as Cinderella, Coppelia, Peter and the Wolf, and Sleeping Beauty, Miss Lauren will show the beauty and grace of dance as a means to tell a story. Young male dancers are encouraged to participate and play the role of prince. Each day of camp will include dance class, story and snack time, arts and crafts, and creative movement class. In a structured and encouraging environment, the dancers will not only learn classical ballet stories, but also become a part of them!

Demonstration: Parents are invited to attend the last 20 minutes of the Friday session for an in-class performance.

Dress Code: 3/4 year old girls- pink leotard without an attached skirt, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back. Boys- white shirt, black bottoms, black ballet slippers.

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Cirque de Ballet Camp (ages 5 & 6): June 11- 15, 9:30am- 12:30pm. $164.

Cirque de Ballet is a ballet camp theme by the circus. Ms. Bianca will guide students in connecting ballet technique to circus acts with parachutes, hula hoops, scarves, and more! While expanding their imaginations through playing the roles of ring masters and clowns, dancers will also learn the rich history of ballet. From the famous ballets of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Firebird to the famous dancers of Misty Copeland and Mikhail Baryshnikov, your dancer will have an enriched and exciting experience at Cirque de Ballet!

Demonstration: Parents are invited to attend the last 20 minutes of the Friday session for an in-class performance.

Dress Code: 5/6 year old girls- purple leotard without an attached skirt, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back. Boys- white shirt, black bottoms, black ballet slippers.

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Hip Hop Camp (ages 6- 12): June 18- 22, 9:30am- 12:30pm. $176.

Hip Hop Camp will focus on the dance form popularized from street dancing and danced to kid-friendly pop and hip hop music. Students will learn techniques to improve memorization, rhythm, coordination, and performance through fun hip hop movement. Taught by Ms. Nicole, this camp is perfect for dancers of all levels, and will center around a joy for movement. Each day will include a warm up, stretching and conditioning exercises, hip hop choreography, dance videos, games, and snacks. No experience needed!

Dress Code: Girls- solid color leotard with leggings or shorts, hair pulled back. Boys- T-shirt with athletic shorts or pants. Sneakers are the preferred footwear.

Demonstration: Parents are invited to attend the last 20 minutes of the Friday session for an in-class performance.

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Tap Camp (ages 6- 12): June 25- 29, 9:30am- 12:30pm. $176.

Tap Camp focuses on rhythm, sound, and fun! Choreographed to upbeat, popular music, this camp will inspire your dancers to make music of their own, using their feet as the instrument. Ms. Jenna will guide dancers of all levels in basic tap techniques, tap history, and choreography. This camp will include an hour-long tap class, dance videos, crafts and games, snack time, and choreography. No experience needed!

Dress Code: Girls- solid color leotard with leggings or shorts, hair pulled back. Boys- T-shirt with athletic shorts or pants. Tap shoes are the preferred footwear.

Demonstration: Parents are invited to attend the last 20 minutes of the Friday session for an in-class performance.

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Ballet Bootcamp (ages 7- 11): $176.

Ballet Bootcamp I // 7- 9 year olds, 1- 2 years of previous ballet training, new company members and PTI*:

June 11- 15, June 25- 29, July 16- 20, 1:00- 4:00pm

Ballet Bootcamp II // 9- 11 year olds, 3- 4 years of previous ballet training, PTII and ATI*:

June 18- 22, July 9- 13, July 23- 27, 1:00- 4:00pm

Ballet Bootcamp is specifically designed for GMDT company dancers in levels PTI, PTII, and ATI, or dancers interested in joining company at these levels, but all serious-minded dancers ages 7- 11 are welcome. Workshops are intended to supplement the serious-minded young dancers’ yearly training during the summer months. Each workshop is a week-long session and includes: intensive-style classes focused on technique, strength, and flexibility; supplemental dance education in dance history, terminology, anatomy, injury prevention, and nutrition; crafts, games, and choreography. The summer is a wonderful time for dancers to take on new challenges, grow to new levels, and enjoy all aspects of dance! We look forward to dancing with your student this summer!

Demonstration: Parents are invited to attend the last 30 minutes of the Friday session for an in-class performance.

*GMDT company dancers take summer classes at the level in which they trained during the previous school year. Please refer to the front desk for questions.

Dress Code: Girls- solid color leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers, hair in bun. Boys- White T-shirt, black tights, and black ballet shoes.

Daily Schedule: 1.5 hour ballet technique class, 30 minutes stretching/strengthening, 30 minutes dance education/snack, 20 minutes craft/activity, 40 minutes choreography.

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Drop-In Classes

Summer Drop-In Classes are for serious-minded students ages 10 & up, who are looking to continue their dance study over the summer. We offer Conditioning for Dancers, Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Hip Hop, and Tap taught by exceptionally trained and experienced instructors. These are open, drop-in classes that you may take based on your availability. You may pay by the class, purchase a class card, or buy a carte blanche.

Classes are:

  • Monday- Thursday, 4:00- 8:30pm
  • June 11- July 27
  • No classes July 2- July 6
  • Pricing
    • Drop-In Class: $15
    • 10 Class Card: $120
    • Carte Blanche (unlimited classes): $525
  • Conditioning For Dancers, Hip Hop, and Tap are all level classes.
  • Ballet, Pointe, and Contemporay have 2 levels: Intermediate and Advanced.
    • Intermediate Level// ages 10- 13 with min. 4 years of experience or GMDT 2017-18 levels ATII- ATIV
    • Advanced Level// ages 14+ with min. 6 years of experience, or GMDT 2017-18 levels ATV- THII

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