SUMMER 2016 NEWS
The Summer 2016 Calendar is being finalized and will be posted as dates are confirmed.
Placement classes available by appointment.
The Placement Fee is $20.00 with Pre-Registration and $30.00 without Pre-Registration.
Placement is required for students ages 7 and older who have had previous training and are not currently enrolled in Dance Institute. Call or email Dance Institute to Pre-Register for Placement.
Housing on campus is available for students ages 13 and up. Please contact the office for detailed information.
Dance Institute offers classes throughout the summer for ages 3 through adult. Dates are listed below.
Registration is required for all students. A one-time Registration Fee of $10.00 is required of all new students.
Placement is required for pre-professional students age 7 and up who have had previous training and are not currently enrolled in Dance Institute classes. The Placement Fee is $20.00 with Pre-Registration and $30.00 without Pre-Registration.*
PRE-PROFESSIONAL LEVELS (ages 7-high school/college) Dance Institute’s Pre-Professional Summer Intensive for Advanced and Intermediate students combines the classical and jazz curriculum with a concentration of classes in Modern, and additional classes in ballroom, character, and hip-hop. The Pre-Professional Summer Intensive for Beginner and Advanced-Beginner students offers daily Ballet classes with alternating Modern and Jazz classes. An optional Summer Afternoon Arts Camp is available for these students, supplementing and enhancing their Summer Intensive morning dance training with visual and theatre arts classes.
Summer study provides the pre-professional student with an important opportunity to focus on rigorous daily training, allowing them to make great strides in building strength, progressing technically, and growing artistically.
Pre-Professional 2015 Summer Intensive For Intermediate and Advanced
(ages 11 and up) June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks)
- Morning and afternoon classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz,
Classical Repertoire, Ballroom/Character, and Hip-Hop
- Afternoon Tap classes
Pre-Professional 2015 Summer Intensive for Beginners
(ages 7 and up) June 22 - July 2 (2 weeks)
- Morning classes in Ballet, Modern, and Jazz
- Additional classes available in Tap and Afternoon Arts Camp (Visual Art and Theatre)
The University of Akron will be closed Friday July 3, 2015 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. The last day of Dance Institute's upper level and beginner Summer Intensives will be Thursday July 2, 2015. Please check the individual schedule for each level for details.
INTRODUCTORY CLASSES (ages 3-7) Dance Institute offers a series of ballet-based introductory dance classes for children ages 3-7.
Introductory Level 2015 Summer Classes
Saturday mornings May 30 - June 27 (1 Five Week Session / 1 class per week)
- Storybook Dance (ages 3-5)
- Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7)
- Pre-Tap (ages 5-7)
Monday/Wednesday evenings July 6 - August 5
(1 Five Week Session / 2 classes per week)
- Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7)
RECREATIONAL CLASSES FOR ADULTS, TEENS, AND CHILDREN AGES 7-12
2015 Summer Evening Non-credit Classes (2 Five Week Sessions)
Session 1 Monday May 18 – Monday June 22
Session 2 Monday July 6 – Thursday August 6
- Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Pilates-based Mat Exercise for adults and teens
- Children's Dance for children ages 7-12
Summer schedules are continuing to be posted and updated. For those not yet posted, the dates are listed above.
- Pre-Ballet / Pre-Tap / Storybook Dance
- Intermediate I
- Intermediate II
- Tap (Pre-Tap and Pre-Professional Tap classes cancelled)
- Recreational Classes
Girls--Solid color leotard with pink tights and ballet shoes for ballet--Ballet attire with jazz shoes for jazz classes (black jazz pants optional)--Ballet attire with bare feet for modern classes--Hair in a secure bun for ballet and in a secure bun or pony tail for modern and jazz.
Boys--Fitted white shirt or boy’s leotard, black tights, white socks, white shoes for ballet--Ballet attire with jazz shoes for jazz classes (black jazz pants optional)--Ballet attire with bare feet for modern classes.
*GENERAL PLACEMENT INFORMATION
Introductory Classes for Children ages 3-7
Placement is not required for Introductory Classes. Call or email Dance Institute to pre-register for classes.
Pre-Professional Students ages 7 and older
Placement is required for students ages 7 and older who have had previous training and are not currently enrolled in Dance Institute. The Placement Fee is $20.00 with Pre-Registration and $30.00 without Pre-Registration. Call or email Dance Institute to Pre-Register for Placement.
Recreational Classes for Children ages 7-12
Placement is not required for Recreational classes for children ages 7-12. Call or email Dance Institute to pre-register for classes.
Recreational Adult/Teen Evening Students
Placement is not required. Pre-Registration is requested. Call or email Dance Institute to Pre-Register.