Summer Schedule

Camp Descriptions

Preschool Camps Ages 3-5

Bugs and Butterflies June 17th – 21st: Jump, crawl and fly with us as we learn all about our favorite insects through movement and dance.

Mother Goose   June 24th-28th: Nursery Rhymes work on rhythm and rhyme in a fun way! We’ll sing, dance and act out some favorites!

Ballerina Camp July 8th-12: This tiny “intensive” for our littlest dancers will focus on all things ballet. We’ll twirl, we’ll leap, and we’ll have lots of fun learning ballet!

Fancy Nancy July 15th-19th: A very unique (word for one-of-a-kind) camp! Imagine the adventurous fun we’ll have at this summer camp filled with fun crafts, pirouettes (fancy ballet name for spins), tea parties, and more.

Dr. Seuss July 22nd-26th: Oh, the places you’ll go during this week-long Dr. Seuss story-time camp! Let your curiosity lead you through the wonderful books by Dr. Seuss while dancing and singing along.

Under the Sea July 29th-Aug 2nd: Come join the Little Mermaid and her friends under the sea! Experience this classic fairy tale through movement, music, and crafts.

Elementary Camps Rising 1st-5th

Ballet Intensive (Intermediate, Level 3) June 17th-21st: Focus on improving your Classical Ballet Technique, flexibility and vocabulary. Additional classes may include: nutrition, injury prevention, Pilates, and ballet history.

Ballet Intensive (Beginner, ages 6-9) July 8th-12th AND July 22nd-26th: Focus on learning Classical Ballet Technique, flexibility and vocabulary. Additional classes may include: nutrition, injury prevention, Pilates, and ballet history.

Musical Theater (ages 5-9) July 15th-19th: Work together to put on a short musical, complete with characters, lines, and songs! Audience welcome on Friday for a casual presentation!

Skill Builder July 29th-Aug 2nd: Looking to improve your tap, jazz or ballet skills? Are you an older beginner, or hoping to start classes in the fall? Join us for a week of working on the basics in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Middle and High School Camps

Ballet Intensive (Levels 4-6, pre-req) June 17th-21st AND July 8th-12th: For dancers with a strong commitment and interested in the art of Classical Ballet. Focus on improving your classical ballet technique, flexibility and vocabulary. Classes may include: pointe, variations, nutrition, injury prevention, pilates, and ballet history.

Youth Musical Theater (Ages 10+) June 24th-28th: We’ll read from scripts, incorporate blocking, then sing and dance our way through the week!

Acting Intensive (Ages 10+) July 22nd-26th AND Aug 5th-9th: In association with Hickory Community Theatre, we will provide our first summer of acting camps, providing engaging drama instructions, including scene work and character development, and a whole lot of fun! Final rendering in the Fireman’s Kitchen at HCT on Friday at 5:30.

Student Choreography (Levels 4-6) July 29th-Aug 2nd: Join us for a week of learning the components of choreography, and how to develop movement and physical vocabulary based on music, emotion, and story. Advanced
students will be challenged to choreograph and teach an original piece, per the director’s vision and music selection. Demonstration on Friday.