SUMMER 2017 NEWS
Placement classes on February 11, March 11, April 8, May 7 and 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.
SCHEDULES, DATES, and FEES
Schedules are currently being updated. As they are posted, you may select a class from the list below to see specific information about the schedule and fees.
- Pre-Ballet / Pre-Tap / Storybook Dance
- Intermediate I
- Intermediate II
- Recreational Classes
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 2017 Summer Intensive For Intermediate and Advanced
(ages 11 and up) June 19 - July 7 (3 weeks)
- Morning and afternoon classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz,
Classical Repertoire, Ballroom/Character, and Hip-Hop
- Afternoon Tap classes
- No classes Tuesday July 4. UA closed in observance of Independence Day holiday.
Pre-Professional 2017 Summer Intensive for Beginners
(ages 7 and up) June 26 - July 7 (2 weeks)
- Morning classes in Ballet, Modern, and Jazz
- Additional classes available in Tap and Afternoon Arts Camp (Visual Art and Theatre)
- No classes Monday July 4. UA closed in observance of Independence Day holiday.
INTRODUCTORY CLASSES (ages 3-7)
Dance Institute offers a series of ballet-based introductory dance classes for children ages 3-7.
Introductory Level 2017 Summer Classes
Saturday mornings June 3, 10, 17 and 24
(1 four-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 10 - August 9
(1 five-week session / 2 classes per week)
- Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7)
RECREATIONAL CLASSES FOR ADULTS, TEENS, AND CHILDREN AGES 7-12
2017 Summer Evening Non-credit Classes (2 Five Week Sessions)
Session 1 Monday May 22 – Monday June 26 (no classes Monday May 29)
Session 2 Monday July 10 – Thursday August 10
- Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Pilates-based Mat Exercise for adults and teens
- Children's Dance for children ages 7-12 (Ballet fundamentals warm-up followed by Modern and Jazz sequencing)
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.