Summer Camps Announced!

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Adagio Ballet’s Summer Camps are here! Below is listed all our exciting themes and camp offerings.

EARLY YEARS CAMPS:

Pick a Princess Ballet Camp

Ages 3-6 years

Group A: ages 3-4 (Little Fairies Level) for 2.5 hours daily from 9:30am-12pm
Group B: ages 4-5 (Dancing Princess Level) for 3 hours daily from 9am-12pm
Group C: ages 5-6 (Tiny Ballerinas Level) for 3 hours daily from 9am-12pm

Join us for our newest ballet camp for our youngest students! This camp will give your little dancer the opportunity to use their imagination to the fullest and choose their favorite Princess or create their very own! The Teachers will guide the dancers to create their own Princess story including their name, kingdom, special friends and their own accessories such as a tiara, wand, necklace and costume from our very own wardrobe.

Students are encouraged to come dressed up in a favorite princess outfit each day. At the end of the camp week, the yoStorytimeung dancers will present a final performance in our Black Box Theater with the other groups in the series. The daily ballet based activities will include story time, ballet class, healthy snacks, crafts, music exploration and choreography; all led by our experienced teaching faculty. Come and applaud your dancer’s achievements and bring your cameras!

This camp will be offered twice this summer; concentrating on different parts of the story each time. Children are welcome to participate in both weeks and never run out of new dances to learn!

Frozen Ballet Camp

Ages 3-6 years

Group A: ages 3-4 (Little Fairies Level) for 2.5 hours daily from 9:30am-12pm
Group B: ages 4-5 (Dancing Princess Level) for 3 hours daily from 9am-12pm
Group C: ages 5-6 (Tiny Ballerinas Level) for 3 hours daily from 9am-12pm

Come and have some fun again this summer with Elsa, Anna, Olaf and friends! This camp is especially designed for three levels of our Early Years Program, including children ages 3-6. Dancers will all participate in the camp at the same time separated in three groups by age level. At the end of the camp week all three groups will come together to present a final performance in our Black Box Theater.

The daily ballet based activities will include story time, ballet class, healthy snacks, crafts, music exploration and choreography; all led by our experienced teaching faculty. Come and applaud your dancer’s achievements and bring your cameras! This camp will be offered twice this summer; concentrating on different parts of the story each time. Children are welcome to participate in both weeks and never run out of new dances to learn!

Ballet with Sofia the First

Ages 3-4.5 years

This camp is designed especially for children aged 3-4.5 (Little Fairies level) and includes story time with books about Sofia the First as well as a ballet class, healthy snacks, craft time, and a final performance. The camp will be 2.5 hours daily.

Ballet with Sofia the First will give your preschooler a chance to use their imagination and join one of the best loved Disney Jr. princesses in ballet class! Your child will create their own ballet adventure with Sofia and fellow dancers to be shared with families and friends at the end of the week.

During craft time, students will make tiaras, props and decorations to be used as part of the final performance in our Black Box Theater. Come and applaud your dancer’s achievements and bring your cameras!

 

“Once Upon a Time…” Ballet Camp

Ages 4-5.5 years

This camp is designed for ages 4-5.5 (Dancing Princess level) and will be 3 hours daily.

This new camp is a DIY fairytale story theme; where dancers will choose their favorite fairytale stories and characters to create their very own dances! Different fairytale stories will be presented to the students during story time to help dancers pick and choose their favorites.

At the end of the camp week, the young dancers will present a final performance in our Black Box Theater. The daily ballet based activities will include story time, ballet class, healthy snacks, crafts, music exploration and choreography; all led by our experienced teaching faculty. Come and applaud your dancer’s achievements and bring your cameras!

American Girl Doll Ballet Camp

Ages 5-6.5 years

This camp is designed for ages 5-6.5 (Tiny Ballerina level) and includes story time, ballet class, healthy snacks, crafts, music exploration and choreography. The camp is 3 hours daily.

The American Girl Doll camp combines your student’s love of dance with their love for dolls and make-believe. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite doll (not necessarily an “American Girl” doll) and take her on a ballet adventure by creating a story through dance based upon the new American Girl Isabelle and her movie “Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight”. Students will make mini ballet tutus for their dolls and matching hair pieces for themselves and their doll.

The students will prepare a performance with their dolls at the end of the camp week for family and friends in our Black Box Theater.

Zootopia: Jazz & Tap Camp

Ages 4-5.5, 5-6.5 years

This new camp is especially designed for early years students interested in exploring new dance styles in the same camp!  This camp is based on the story and characters from the movie Zootopia; dancers will learn a jazz and a tap dance with music from the movie to present at the end of the week in our Black Box Theater for family and friends.

Daily activities include ballet class, tap class, healthy snacks, crafts and choreography all led by our experienced teaching faculty. No tap shoes? No worries, we can lend a pair to your young dancer for the week; we can fit them on the first day! The camp is 3 hours daily.

EXTENDED LUNCH (new program offering)

This program is being offered for the first time this summer! It gives your young student and family more flexibility in scheduling and peace of mind in the care of your student while enjoying 2 great half day dance camps. The hour period between the morning and afternoon camps will include a relaxing supervised lunch period with staff and teachers; then a short activity to wind down for a nice rest time.

We will provide mats, soothing music, continuous care and supervision while dancers take a nap and/or simply rest quietly with their favorite blanket, pillow and stuffed friend from home. After rest time, we will prepare the dancers for their afternoon camp so that they will be refreshed and ready for more dance fun. Dancers can leave their personal belongings here for the week; parents are encouraged to send a change of clothing (just in case) and each student will need to bring a packed lunch. We provide healthy snacks in the morning and afternoon.

YOUTH CAMPS:
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“Moana” Camp (the animated Movie)

Ages 7-9 years

This half day, ballet based camp is designed for students ages 7-9. Dancers will have the opportunity to explore the story and music behind the animated movie, Moana, while enjoying daily ballet class, video clips from the movie, healthy snacks, crafts and choreography. Dancers will use their creativity and imagination to make costume accessories and stage props for their end of the week performance. Each dancer will be proud to co-create their very own dances to be presented in our Black Box Theater for family and friends. This camp is 3 hours daily.

“Trolls” Jazz and Lyrical dance camp

Ages 6-8, 9-11 years

Did you get to see “Trolls”? Fun music, right? Join us for a half day camp using music from the movie and characters like Princess Poppy, Branch, King Peppy and DJ Suki to create your own happy dances to perform in our Black Box Theater for family and friends. Dancers will create their own head pieces (troll like hair maybe?!) and colorful accessories to mix and match our bright costumes.

Both groups will come together for the final presentation at the end of the week. Daily activities include jazz and lyrical dance class, story exploration with video clips from the movie, healthy snacks, crafts and choreography. This camp is 3 hours daily.

Hairspray the Musical!

This camp will be based on the musical production of the same name! (age appropriate material only). Back by popular demand this year; students will have the opportunity to learn about the music and characters as well as choreography from the show. It’s all about dance and music in the 60’s. Daily activities will include jazz and musical theater classes, choreography, production elements such as set and décor, crafting costume accessories, snack and rehearsals in the Black Box Theater.

Pop Star Dance Camp!

Another fun DIY dance camp where students can pick and choose their favorite pop stars, music and TV shows to make fun dances to present in our Black Box Theater at the end of the week! Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Dove Cameron, Sabrina Carpenter…the possibilities are endless! Class styles will include Jazz, hip hop, lyrical and tap; as well as other activities like choreography, prop and décor creation, crafting costume accessories, snack and rehearsals in the Black Box Theater.

Star Wars!

Back by popular demand and now being offered as a Full day camp for boys and girls; Star Wars will be an exciting adventure for our youth dance students (ages……) this summer! Students will explore the Star Wars stories and characters to create their own production of futuristic space age dance choreography! Class styles will include Jazz, lyrical, hip hop and more. Students will use their creativity to create the sets, décor, props, and add to costuming for the final performance held in our Black Box Theater. Each day students will enjoy healthy snacks and crafting time.

Hamilton the Musical

Ages 8-10, 10-12

Join us in exploring dance, music and story from the multi award winning Broadway musical “Hamilton”; music, lyrics and book all by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Based in the beginnings of our American history; this musical uses hip hop/urban style choreography and new music inspired by the biography of Alexander Hamilton (written by Ron Chernow). We will use only age appropriate material and with the use of dance, puppetry and music; tell an abbreviated version of the story. Dancers will take daily hip-hop, musical theatre, production classes as well as create props/scenery and costume accessories that they will use to portray their roles. Don’t miss this opportunity!  Both groups will come together in rehearsals and their final performance in our Black Box Theater!

Extended Day

The Extended Day Summer Program is customized to fit the interests and needs of each student participating.  Dance projects will be determined by age, level, and interest and may include activities such as dance history research, dance arts & crafts, dance video analysis, dance music exercises, dance improvisation and composition, and dance costume, hairpiece, and prop design and construction.  If after a long day of dance camp, students still have the energy to keep dancing, they will be invited to participate in some summer session classes or help assist a teacher in younger level classes.  This program will include healthy snacks, juice, and craft materials.

This program is offered from 4-6pm, during certain weeks throughout the summer. Please register in advance for either full week registration or select days.

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(Students must audition or receive a recommendation to enroll in these camps)

Ballet Intensive Camp

This is a two-week full-day program for our current intensive students as well as for students recommended to join the Intensive program for the upcoming school year.

Students will take up to four classes per day with afternoon rehearsals while enjoying the opportunity to work with several of our teaching faculty who specialize in various techniques and styles.  Students will take level appropriate ballet classes daily as well as various classes throughout the program in Modern,Jazz, Character Dance, Variations, Pointe, Pilates, Yoga, and Floor Barre.  Workshops will be given in Dance History,Dance Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Ballet Pantomime, Auditioning, Stage Production, Sewing dance shoes, and How to do the “Ballet Bun” & Stage Make-Up.

While students eat lunch they will study videos of Classical Ballets and famous ballerinas to further their dance education while inspiring them as they train.  The two-week program will culminate in a final performance for family and friends in our Black Box Theater with all four groups of the program presenting variations and choreography from classical ballet repertory as well as combinations learned in other dance styles.

This program provides healthy snacks, juice,and water throughout the day as well as craft materials used to make props,headpieces, and dance notebooks. Students should bring a packed lunch and dance warm-ups to keep the muscles warm during lunch.  Sample schedules will be available at our front desk.

Jazz Intensive Camp

This is a one-week full-day program for our current intensive students as well as for students recommended to join the Intensive program for the upcoming school year.

Students will take up to four classes per day with afternoon rehearsals while enjoying the opportunity to work with several of our teaching faculty who specialize in various techniques and styles.  Students will take level appropriate dance classes daily while rotating techniques and styles throughout the week.  Classes will include Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap ,Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Conditioning.  Workshops will be given in Acting, Auditioning, Stage Production, Improvisation, Choreography, and Injury Prevention. Students will learn how to develop versatility in technique and style while improving on stage presence.

This one-week program will culminate in a final performance for family and friends in our Black Box Theater with all three groups of the program presenting their rehearsed choreography and group pieces.

This program provides healthy snacks, juice, and water throughout the day as well as craft materials used to make props, costumes, and dance notebooks. Students should bring a packed lunch and dance warm-ups to keep their muscles warm during lunch. Sample schedules will be available at our front desk. We look forward to an exciting summer!

Modern Intensive Camp

This is a one-week full-day program for our current intensive students as well as for students recommended to join the Intensive program for the upcoming school year.

Students will take up to four classes per day with afternoon rehearsals while enjoying the opportunity to work with several of our teaching faculty who specialize in various techniques and styles.  Students will take level appropriate dance classes daily while rotating techniques and styles throughout the week.  Classes will include Modern, Contemporary, and Ballet. Workshops will be given in Stage Production, Improvisation, Choreography, and Injury Prevention. Students will learn how to develop versatility in technique and style while improving on stage presence.

This one-week program will culminate in a final performance for family and friends in our Black Box Theater with all  groups of the program presenting their rehearsed choreography and group pieces. The intensive training will help students keep up their dance skills during the summer months while preparing them for advancing to higher levels in the fall.  For students  recommended to the Modern intensive program for the first time, this summer program will provide an opportunity to try the program and allow our faculty to select the best level placement before students commit to the school-year program. This program provides healthy snacks, juice, and water throughout the day as well as craft materials used to make props, costumes, and dance notebooks. Students should bring a packed lunch and dance warm-ups to keep their muscles warm during lunch. Sample schedules will be available at our front desk. We look forward to an exciting summer!