Summer Camps and Classes

R E G I S T R A T I O N opens February 1, 2020

 

SUMMER CAMPS 2020 /  SCROLL DOWN FOR SUMMER CLASSES

• All camps are led by professional staff in our studios in Homewood.
• All campers should bring a lunch each day. Snacks provided for full-day campers.
• All campers receive a T-shirt.

 

Once Upon a Fairytale

Daily adventures from classic fairytales are inspired with a trunk filled with costumes and creative artifacts. Each day, campers dance, create art, and explore the day’s fairytale. 4K camp fairytales include Cinderella, The Girl Who Wore Too Much, The Snow Queen. 5K camp fairytales include Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, Twelve Dancing Princesses, Thumbelina, Jack and the Beanstalk.

entering 4K: Tu-Th 9am-1pm | $145/session | June 9-11 | June 16-18 | July 14-16
entering 5K: M-F 9am-1pm | $190/session | June 8-12 | June 15-19 | July 6-10

 

Once Upon a Ballet

The perfect camp for your budding ballerina! Campers will discover the familiar folktales of ballet and learn classical dance steps and gestures of famous characters. Make costume pieces, explore the use of props, and dance along with the traditional music of Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and others!

entering 1st – 3rd graders | M-F 9am-1pm | $190 | June 8-12

 

Adventures in Enchanted Lands

Visit a world limited only by your imagination! Create your own mermaid story, search for dragon’s eggs, and design your own fairy wings. Each day is an adventure with magical creatures and enchanted activities. Campers explore each day’s theme through dance, art and drama classes.

entering 1st – 3rd graders | M-F 9am-1pm | $190 | June 15-19

 

Dance Exploration

Explore the art of dance through technique in a variety of styles as well as lessons in dance history, sewing, music, stage makeup and performance. Throughout the week, dancers will have classes in Modern Dance, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Dance Improvisation, Hip Hop, Ballet, African Dance and more. Dancers will rehearse daily to perform for family and friends at the end of the week.

entering 3rd – 6th graders | M-F 9am-4pm | $245 | June 22-26

 

Science of Motion

Explore the science of motion in this NEW camp provided in partnership with UAB CORD. Experience the effects of gravity. Observe how plants and animals grow, fall, fly. Experiment with simple machines, water, plants, animals and more. Campers will move, make and experiment to discover the world around us. At the end of the week, campers will present their discoveries in an informal sharing for friends and family.

entering 4th – 6th graders | M-F 9am-4pm | $245 | June 1-5

 

Dance Workshop

Join us for morning and/or afternoon sessions – Morning session includes Ballet technique class, followed by a rehearsal to learn repertory. In the afternoon, following Modern Dance technique class, students will explore composition basics and choreograph their own dance.  Prior dance training is required.  Students will be divided into two groups by ability. Week ends on Thursday with an informal showing for family and friends.

entering 6th – 12th | Ballet morning session M-Th 9am-12pm; Modern afternoon session M-Th 1-4pm | $125 for one session; $225 for both sessions | June 22-25

 

 SUMMER CLASSES JUNE 3-AUGUST 3, 2019 

  • Classes will not meet June 29-July 5.
  • Students must be class age by June 1, 2020.
  • Classes through first grade are accompanied by live music.
  • All classes have two-way mirrors for parent observation.

 

Moving Together [for 12-24 month olds with a grown up] | $145

This class is especially for toddlers and their favorite grown up. Share this interactive movement and music class designed to enhance your child’s motor abilities and social skills, led by a creative team of dance teacher and musician.

Wed 10:10-10:55

Movement to Music [for 2-4 year olds] | $145

Movement to Music classes are an active and engaging introduction to dance for preschool- age students. Live music, stories, songs and fun props help children move creatively, develop confidence, and build coordination, concentration, rhythm, and more.

2 yr olds:
Wed 11:05-11:50
Sat 9:15-10:00

2 1/2 yr olds:
Mon 11:05-11:50
Tues 10:10-10:55
Sat 10:10-10:55

3 yr olds:
Mon 10:10-10:55
Tues 11:05-11:50
Thurs 10:10-10:55
Sat 9:15-10:00
Sat 11:05-11:50

4 yr olds:
Wed 1:30-2:15
Thurs 11:05-11:50
Sat 10:10-10:55

 

Let’s Get Moving [for Children with Special Needs] | $75

This class provides a creative environment for having fun, improving gross motor skills, building strength and coordination, and working together with friends. It’s great for children with Down Syndrome, Autism or other developmental delays. Discounted tuition possible by support from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

4-11 yr olds: Thurs 1:30-2:15 | 12-18 yr olds: Thurs 2:30-3:15

 

Ballet [for students entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade] | $145

Students gain an understanding of proper posture and alignment while practicing basic ballet and gross motor skills that develop imagination, poise and grace.

Wed 2:30-3:15 | Sat 11:05-11:50

 

Ballet/Modern Dance [for students entering 2nd through 4th Grade] | $145

Students will begin class with barre work, followed by traveling combinations to fun music.

Tues 3:20-4:20 | Tues 4:25-5:25

 

Ballet [for students entering 5th through 12th grade]

This class will focus on strengthening barre work, center combinations and traveling steps. Group placement is made by the Program Director. Additionally, dancers may take Prep for Pointe or Pointe. In Prep for Pointe, students will learn about pointe shoes and how to prepare for future pointe work. Most of class will be spent on exercises specifically designed to build strength in the feet and ankles. In the Pointe class, students will practice barre, center and across the floor combinations in pre-pointe or pointe shoes.

Group A: Tues 4:15-5:30 or Group B: Mon 4:15-5:45 | $145

Prep for Pointe: Thurs 4:15-5:30 or Pointe: Wed 4:15-5:45 | $145

 

Modern Dance [for students entering 5th through 12th grade] |$145

This class will focus on classic and contemporary dance styles and learning choreography each week. Group placement is made by the Program Director.

Group A: Tues 5:35-6:35 | Group B: Thurs 4:15-5:45

 

Contemporary Dance [for adults] | $15/class

Four weeks of inspired dancing with guest teaching artists in a variety of contemporary dance styles. Drop in for one or more!

Mon 6:00-7:15 | June 1, 8, 15, 22