Summer Study

Preparatory Dance

Summer Study

UNCSA Preparatory Dance offers high-quality summer classes for ages 3 – adult. All experience levels are welcome. Choose between our Children’s Ballet Summer Intensive, Young Dancer Summer Intensive, Saturday Art and Dance Camps, and Adult Summer Intensive. Begin your ballet training or take your training to the next level with focused study in the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum.

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Young Dancer Summer Intensive

Open to beginner and intermediate dancers eight to twelve years of age. Audition required.

For serious young dancers, this Summer Intensive provides the experience of dancing in a professional yet nurturing environment. We take into account developmental needs while providing the tools for students to develop as well-rounded artists.

  • Classes include ballet, pointe or pre-pointe, male technique, character, contemporary or jazz, and body conditioning.
  • Dancers will have 15 minutes between each class and a half-hour lunch break for a light snack.
  • The day will end with workshops in health & wellness, injury prevention, dance history and ballet terminology.
  • In an informal classroom performance, students will share some of the work studied.
2024 Dates

July 22 - August 2, 2024 
(Two weeks of Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Tuition is $1,100. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due at the time of registration. Students who have not paid the deposit will be waitlisted. Payment in full is due before the first class.

Children's Ballet Summer Intensive

Open to all children ages five to seven years of age at the Beginner level. Audition and previous experience not required.

Our Children’s Ballet Intensive is fun, inspiring, and bursting with activity, crafts, and creativity. Boys and girls will study ballet, jazz/tap, and creative movement with time for a little snack and drink. Capacity is limited to 15 dancers per class.  Register early to secure a place!

2024 Dates

July 22 - 26 & July 29 - August 2
(Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Registration for both weeks is strongly encourged. 

Tuition is $190 per week. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is due at the time of registration for each week. Students who have not paid the deposit will be waitlisted. Payment in full is due before the first class.

Children’s Ballet Dance and Art Camps

These two hour camps for dancers ages three through seven include dance class, short story time, and themed crafts.

Animal Friends

 

Dancers spend the morning hopping, slithering, scurrying, leaping and flying like all their favorite animals! This two hour camp includes dance class, short story time, and animal-themed crafts.

Saturday, July 27th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tuition: $40

Magical Creatures

Get ready to fly like a dragon, frolic like a unicorn, glide like a mermaid .... and we might even dance a magic spell! This 2-hr camp includes dance class, a short story, and magical creatures craft time.

Saturday, August 3rd from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tuition: $40

Adult Open Summer Intensive

For students ages 16 and up, these two one-week intensives teach Progressing Ballet Technique and beginner/intermediate ballet. The ballet class will be divided into options for both beginning and intermediate students and Progressing Ballet Technique conditioning classes will facilitate dancers at all levels building the strength and body mechanics for safe ballet study.

2024 Dates

July 22 - 25 & July 29 - August 1
(Monday-Thursday, 6-7:15 p.m.)
Tuition: $90 per week
Registration for both weeks is strongly encourged. 

 

Contact

Please email questions to Samantha Burns at burnss@uncsa.edu