Summer 2021

Our 2021 Summer Program will include camps, dance intensive, classes and workshops with both in-person and virtual options.  

We will hold our in-person programs with limited enrollment.  Safety is our number 1 priority and we will follow IDPH approved safety guidance and meet or exceed CDC recommendations.  

SUMMER

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2021 Summer Classes, Workshops, Clinics

4-Week Session: Enrichment Club

Enrichment Club for ages 2-6 will be offered in June 1-24, click here for information. 

6-Week Session: June 21-July 30 

Our summer session will run June 21 - July 30 and include workshops and weekly classes for ages 2 & up with strictly limited class sizes.  All in-person classes for ages 6+ will also be available for Virtual enrollment for those who prefer to participate online.  Summer session includes dance, acro, and ninja programs.

Special Offer

Register for 3 or more 6-week Session programs by May 30th and Save $50!

Promo Code: SAVE50 

Valid on 6-Week Session programs only

1-Day Clinics & Drop-in Classes: June - Sep 

  • 1-Day Acro Clinics are offered for ages 8+ are designed for dancers to focus on a skill they are close to mastering, or get individualized attention on a new skill they'd would like to learn.

  • Our intermediate and advanced dancers are welcome to register for select classes as a drop-in to accommodate their schedule.  Drop-in spots are limited.

2021 Camps

 

For children born on or before September 1, 2019.

Session 1: June 2, 9, 16, 23

Session 2: July 7, 14, 21, 28

9:00-10:15 AM

Our fun and active curriculum is designed to enhance each child's overall development by advancing gross and fine motor skills as well as social skills.  Campers and their adults spend time together each day learning creative movement and tumbling, creating an art project, and exploring our sensory rich playroom.  Meets Wednesdays from 9:00-10:15AM.  Masks are required for adults, not for children under 2.

 

Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class size will be strictly limited. Social distancing of adults will be maintained as much as possible, children will interact with each other.

Attire: Comfortable clothing and socks.

Tuition:

$112 per session Early Bird

$120 per session after Mar 15

Ages 3-4 & 5-6 

June 21, 23, 25

3-Days: M-W-F

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Raise your paws if you love Paw Patrol and Secret Life of Pets because you’ll PAWSitively love this fun tap, ballet and creative movement dance camp! Tiny dancers can bring their favorite stuffed pet (dog, cat, character, anything goes!) and together they’ll unleash the fun on four PURRfect dancing adventures: The Paws & Claws Pet Spa, Pet PAWrade, Museum of Pet PAWtraits and the Disco Dance PAWty! At each stop along the way, dancers and pets will dance together and earn paw prints in their Pet PAWfolios. This dance PAWty will be a fun time…FUR sure!

Attire: Mask, comfortable clothing, ballet shoes, tap shoes. 

What to bring: Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$144 Early Bird

$165 after Mar 15

1st-8th Graders

Aug 9, 11, 13

3-Days: M-W-F

1st-4th Gr. 9:30AM - 12:30 PM

5th-8th Gr. 1:00-4:00 PM

Register your 1st – 8th grade dancer for a fun week of Camp!  Learn and perfect Pom motions, technique, jumps, turns, sideline cheers, tumbling, and incredible choreography. Experience famous “Drill Downs” and Technique Skills Stations. Become a better dancer and have FUN!  Campers will be divided by grade: 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, and 7th-8th.

Attire: Mask, solid leotard / t-shirt, shorts or leggings, jazz shoes or clean sneakers. 

What to bring:  Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch/snack, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$144 Early Bird

$165 after Mar 15

Ages 3-4 & 5-6 

June 29, July 1, Aug 2, 4

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pick the individual days you want

Calling all dancing Princes and Princesses!  Come join us for a FUN princess adventure!  Each 1-Day Camp is themed around a different princess!  Boys and Girls will love to create, be active, and have lots of Princess FUN!  All music, crafts and activities relate to the princess of the day.  Choose 1 date or all 4!

June 29 - Raya

July 1 - Jasmine

Aug 2 - Belle

Aug 4 - Cinderella

Attire: Mask, comfortable clothing and ballet shoes.

What to bring: Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$48 per day Early Bird 

$55 per day after Mar 15

1st-4th Graders

June 14-18

5-Days: M-F

9:15AM - 1:15 PM

Ready to find out if you can escape the perils of the jungle with your WILD friends? Unlock all the summer fun with The Escape Club: Wild About Dance, a jazz and hip hop dance camp with an escape room twist! Dancers will go wild unlocking secret codes each day with fun dance activities! Through immense teamwork, super sleuthing and lots of dance moves, clues will be revealed, but will the dancers break the code and make it out of the jungle by the end of the camp?! Grab your fun animal print attire to find out, and get ready to dance your way through a WILD adventure!

Attire: Mask, solid leotard / t-shirt, shorts or leggings, jazz shoes, and clean sneakers. 

What to bring:  Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$282 Early Bird

$324 after Mar 15

Ages 3-4 & 5-6

Choose the session(s) that fit your schedule!  Each session is all new material.

Session 1: June 14, 16, 18

Session 2: July 26, 28, 30

Session 3: Aug 9, 11, 13

3-Days: M-W-F

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for this fun and sparkly summer dance camp!  If you're a super fan of rainbows, unicorns, and Kids Bop music, this Jazz and Hip-Hop camp is for you!  Your little star will have a blast dancing, playing games, and doing fun crafts each day.  

Attire: Mask, solid leotard / t-shirt, shorts or leggings, jazz shoes or clean sneakers. 

What to bring:  Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$144 Early Bird

$165 after Mar 15

1st-4th Graders

5-Days: M-F

9:15AM - 1:15 PM

Dancers will learn the coolest moves and grooves in our super fun Dance Camps! Each week is all new material.  Young dancers will flex their creative muscles as they contribute to the artistic process of producing and starring in their own DANCE music video!  In addition to TONS of DANCE MOVES, dancers will participate in fun activities related to style and wardrobe, props, makeup, choreography and, of course, performance! Subjects include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Acro, and Musical Theatre.  Each weeklong camp will produce a dance music video to share with parents at the end of the week.

Choose the week(s) that fit your schedule!  Each week is all new material.

  • June 21-25

  • June 28-July 2

  • July 26-30

  • Aug 2-6

Attire: Mask, solid leotard / t-shirt, shorts or leggings, ballet, shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes, and clean sneakers. 

What to bring:  Campers must bring their own “nut free” lunch, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.

Tuition:

$282 Early Bird

$324 after Mar 15

 

2021 Dance Intensive

Open to dancers ages 8-18

July 6-24, 2021

Summer is a great time to focus on improving dance technique, and have FUN doing what you love, Dancing!  It is our goal to help dancers reach their fullest potential in a challenging and energizing environment! Teachers will be both guest artists and current faculty.  All dancers will participate in a professional photo shoot on July 23 and receive 2-3 digital downloads. The program will culminate with a performance for family and friends on Saturday, July 24 between 10AM - 4PM at John & Nancy Hughes Theatre at Gorton. 

Note: participation in all 3 weeks is required for 2021-22 Dance Company members who wish to do a solo, duet, or trio.

*If your desired intensive is full, please add your child to the waitlist.  Pending guidelines we may be able to extend the group size.

Junior Intensive

For dancers who are recommended for Ballet 3 or 4 & Adv. Beg. Jazz or Int. Jazz A for the 2021-22 season.

Focus on Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, and Acro, plus rehearsal. 

July 6-24

Mon-Thur 9:15 AM - 2:45 PM,

Fri 9:30 AM -12:00 PM
 

Performance (July 24): @John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, between 10:30 AM-4PM

 

Tickets to the July 24 performance will be $10 each and on sale July 6.

Tuition:

$1,198 Early Bird

$1,236 after Mar 15

Intermediate Intensive

For dancers who are recommended for Ballet 5 or 6 & Int Jazz B or Int Jazz C for the 2021-22 season.

Focus on Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Theater Dance, CJT, Acro, PBT, and Hip-Hop, plus rehearsal.


July 6-24

Mon-Thur 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Fri 10:00 AM -12:30 PM

 

Performance (July 24): @John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, between 10:30 AM-4PM

 

Tickets to the July 24 performance will be $10 each and on sale July 6.

Tuition:

$1,198 Early Bird

$1,236 after Mar 15

Advanced Intensive

For dancers who are recommended for Ballet 7 or 8 & Int/Adv or Adv Jazz for the 2021-22 season.

Focus on Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Theater Dance, CJT, Acro, PBT, and Hip-Hop, plus rehearsal.

 

July 6-24

Mon-Thur 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Fri 10:00 AM -12:30 PM

Performance (July 24): @John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, between 10:30 AM-4PM

 

Tickets to the July 24 performance will be $10 each and on sale July 6.

Tuition:

$1,198 Early Bird

$1,236 after Mar 15

Attire: Bring all dance shoes: ballet, jazz, tap, and clean sneakers.  Girls - Solid leotard and tights.  Shorts or leggings may be worn for non-ballet classes.  Boys- fitted white or black t-shirt and black shorts. 

  • Junior Intensive: Light Blue (Ballet 3) Paradise (Ballet 4) or Black leotard

  • Intermediate Intensive: Royal Blue (Ballet 5), Purple (Ballet 6) or Black leotard

  • Advanced Intensive: Navy (Ballet 7) Black leotard (Ballet 8)

What to bring: Dancers must bring their own “nut free” lunch (no lunch on Fridays), a small bag with dance shoes, a water bottle and personal bottle of hand sanitizer.