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Cultural Arts Dance Summer Intensives and Camps

We are currently planning on offering summer classes, camps, and intensives in person, following the most current CDC and Health Department guidelines.

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Classical Ballet Intensives

Join us for an immersive dance experience for intermediate and advanced teen dancers with a ballet background. Dancers train in a range of styles and approaches that reflect the professional dance world today including classical ballet technique and repertory; body work and conditioning for greater strength, stability, and flexibility; modern, contemporary, and cultural styles; and workshops in injury prevention and dancer health; ballet history; choreography and composition; and more!  For first-time intensive students, we recommend taking the Junior Ballet Intensive this summer.

Centennial Youth Ballet Summer Intensive

  • Ages 12-18 years
  • June 7-18, 2021
  • Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Centennial Performing Arts Studios
  • Tuition: $400
  • Application and deposit due by May 21, 2021.
  • Students should have taken classical ballet the previous three years, including pointe or pre-pointe.
  • Register and pay deposit

Junior Ballet Intensive

  • Ages 10-13 years
  • June 21-25, 2021
  • Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Centennial Performing Arts Studios
  • Tuition: $100
  • Faculty: Katie Eliason and guest instructors to be announced
  • Students should have taken classical ballet for the previous two years.
  • Register for the Junior Ballet Intensive.

Creative Dance Camps

Little dancers leap and twirl as they are introduced to the concepts of grace, line, posture, stretch, and creative improvisation. Basic elements of ballet warm-ups and traveling steps are taught in a developmentally appropriate way that includes structured creative exercises and expressive dancing inspired by stories, songs, and nature. Storytime and craft activities included. Students must be the minimum age by June 1, 2021.

  • June 28-July 1, 2021
  • Ages 3-4 1/2 years: Monday-Thursday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Ages 4 1/2-5 years: Monday-Thursday, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
  • Centennial Performing Arts Studios
  • Tuition: $50
  • Faculty: Roxanne Crew
  • Register for Creative Dance Camp

Weekly Classical Ballet Classes

Students experience the beauty and discipline of classical ballet in a cohesive program of study that gives students a solid technical foundation, develops their artistry, and prepares them for performance in a professional setting.

Pre-Ballet

  • Ages 6-7 years
  • June 24-July 22, 2021
  • Thursdays, 4:15-5:00 p.m.
  • Sevier Park Community Center
  • Tuition: $40
  • Faculty: Michal Harvey
  • No experience necessary.
  • Register for Pre-Ballet

 Ballet: Beginning I

  • Ages 7-8 years
  • June 24-July 22, 2021
  • Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Sevier Park Community Center
  • Tuition: $40
  • Faculty: Michal Harvey
  • No experience necessary. Also appropriate for students who have taken Pre-Ballet.
  • Register for Ballet: Beginning I

Ballet: Beginning II/III

  • Ages 8-10 years
  • June 23-July 21, 2021
  • Wednesdays, 4:00-5:15 p.m.
  • Centennial Performing Arts Studios
  • Tuition: $40
  • Faculty: Kari Gregg
  • Ballet: Beginning I or equivalent required. Appropriate for students who will be taking Ballet: Beginning II or III in the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Register for Ballet: Beginning II/III

Don't Worry, Be Tappy! Theater Dance Camp

Calling all Broadway babies! Dancers who love the spotlight will love this camp that introduces them to the fundamentals of theater, jazz, and tap dance and refines their skills in coordination, rhythm, and stage presence as well as giving them insight behind-the-scenes. Appropriate for beginners and more experienced dancers. 

  • Ages 8-11 years
  • July 26-30, 2021
  • Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Centennial Performing Arts Studios
  • Tuition: $100
  • Faculty: Roxanne Crew, Christen Heilman, and Erin Styron
  • Register for Don't Worry, Be Tappy!