SUMMER 2019 NEWS
Placement for the Pre-Professional Summer Intensive may be scheduled beginning in January 2019.
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.
The Placement Fee is $20.00 with Pre-Registration and $30.00 without Pre-Registration.
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 2019 Summer Intensive For Intermediate and Advanced
(ages 11 and up by placement) July 8 - 25 (3 weeks)
- Morning and afternoon classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz,
Classical Repertoire, Ballroom/Character, and Hip-Hop
- Afternoon Tap classes
- Performance opportunities July 26-August 11. Contact the DI office for details.
Pre-Professional 2019 Summer Intensive for Beginners
(ages 7 and up) July 15 - 26 (2 weeks)
- Morning classes in Ballet, Modern, and Jazz
- Additional classes available in Tap and Afternoon Arts Camp (Visual Art and Theatre)
- Performance opportunities July 28-August 11. Contact the DI office for details.
PRE-PROFESSIONAL DRESS CODE
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.
INTRODUCTORY CLASSES (ages 3-7)
Dance Institute offers a series of ballet-based introductory dance classes for children ages 3-7.
Introductory Level 2019 Summer Classes
Saturday mornings June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
(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 DATES TBD
(1 five-week session / 2 classes per week)
- Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7)
RECREATIONAL CLASSES FOR ADULTS, TEENS, AND CHILDREN AGES 7-12
2019 Summer Evening Non-credit Classes (2 Five Week Sessions) DATES and CLASSES TBD
- 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)