2017 Summer Dance Program at HDC

 

J U N E | session one: 

+ Tiny Tots

Hiphop & Tumble (ages 3-5)This introductory 3-week session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with the latest hiphop moves!  Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music.  They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.  Students will also work on basic tumbling progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cartwheels, and round-offs.  

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th)

·       4:00-5:00pm

·       $50 for all 3 classes

Intro to Ballet & Lyrical (ages 3-5) | This introductory 4-class session builds on the foundation of ballet with fun lyrical movement.  Students will learn how to move their body fluidly and express emotion through movement.  Students will work on combining this movement with ballet technique; and will be introduced to pirouettes, leaps, and extensions. 

·       Mondays & Wednesdays (June 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th)

·       10:30-11:30am

·       $60 for all 4 classes

+ Hip-hop Classes

LEVEL I -- Beginner/Teenie & Mini Level (ages 6-10) | This introductory 3-class session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with with the latest hiphop moves!  Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music.  They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.  

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th)

·       5:45-6:30pm

·       $45 for all 3 classes

LEVEL II -- Intermediate/Junior Level (ages 11 & up) | This 3-class intensive will challenge your young dancer and take their skills to the next level!  Students will learn exciting new across the floor exercises and center-floor combinations.  Dancers will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.  

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th)

·       5:00-5:45pm

·       $45 for all 3 classes **Included in junior company unlimited tuition

Tumbling Classes | These classes are the perfect add-on to our Hiphop intensives!  Students will work on basic tumbling progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cartwheels, and round-offs.  For students who are advancing quickly, they will begin to focus on more challenging tumbling skills such as back walkovers and multiple cartwheels.  We will focus a great deal on flexibility and gain a deeper understanding of the role flexibility plays in dance and acrobatics.  

LEVEL I -- Beginner & Mini (ages 4-8)

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th)

·       5:00-5:45pm

·       $45 for all 3 classes

LEVEL II -- Intermediate & Experienced Level (ages 9-12)

·       Thursdays (June 1st, 8th, 15th) 

·       6:30-7:30pm

·       $55 for all 3 classes

 

LEVEL III -- Advanced (ages 13 and up)

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th)

·       6:30-7:30pm

·       $55 for all 3 classes

+ Classical Ballet Classes  

LEVEL I -- Beginner & Mini (ages 4-8)

·       Saturdays (June 3rd, 10th & 17th) 

·       10:45-12:00pm

·       $60 for all 3 classes

LEVEL II -- Intermediate & Junior (ages 9-12)

·       Wednesdays (May 31st, June 7th & 14th)  

·       5:15-6:15pm

·       $60 for all 3 classes

LEVEL III -- Advanced (ages 13 and up)

·       Wednesdays (May 31st, June 7th & 14th)

·       6:30-8:00pm

·       $60 for all 3 classes

+ Jazz & Lyrical (ages 10 & up) | This intermediate level 3-class session builds on students’ ballet technique by introducing expressive lyrical movement and exciting jazz skills!  Classes will cover technique across the floor and in the center.  Students will learn fun and challenging combinations in both styles!

·       Tuesdays (May 30th, June 6th & June 13th) 

·       6:30-8:00pm

·       $60 for all 3 classes

+ *FIERCE FRIDAYS I*  Session 1-Technique & Conditioning Intensive ages 5-8 (minis) / The goal of this 1.5-hour intensive is to introduce more advanced skills to the young dancer who is showing discipline in class and the desire to learn on a more challenging level.  Students will learn how to complete turn sequences and leaps across the floor using a blend of ballet and jazz technique.  Students will be challenged in their control and balance as they work on center floor combinations.  Additionally, classes will focus on musicality, technical vocabulary, and performance skills.  

·       Fridays (June 2nd, 9th & 16th)

·       5:00-6:30pm

·       NEW STUDENTS: $70 for all 3 weeks  *Recommended for students preparing to audition for our competitive company

·      DISCOUNTED FOR COMPANY STUDENTS: $30 for all 3 weeks *REQUIRED for current company students attending Nationals

+ *FIERCE FRIDAYS II*  Session 1-Technique & Conditioning Intensive ages 8-13 (juniors & preteens) / The goal of this 1.5-hour intensive is to introduce more advanced skills to the junior and preteen aged dancer using a blend of modern, jazz, and ballet technique.  Students will take their technique to the next level as they learn how to complete challenging turn sequences and exciting leaps across the floor.  Students will be will be challenged in their control, strength, body placement, and balance as they work on center floor combinations.  Additionally, classes will focus on musicality, technical vocabulary, artistry, and performance skills.  

·       Fridays (June 2nd, 9th & 16th)

·       5:00-6:30pm

·       NEW STUDENTS: $70 for all 3 weeks  *Recommended for students preparing to audition for our competitive company

·       DISCOUNTED FOR COMPANY STUDENTS: $30 for all 3 weeks *REQUIRED for current company students attending Nationals

+ *FIERCE FRIDAYS III* Session 1- Advanced Technique & Conditioning Intensive ages 13-18 (teens & seniors) / Students will be trained in stretching, warm-ups, across the floor combinations, and center-floor choreography all on an advanced level.  This intensive will focus on control, core strength, placement, and muscle awareness.  Classes will emphasize strong technique, musicality, technical vocabulary, artistry, and performance skills.  Dancers will be pushed to take their personal style to the next level and gain a deeper understanding of who they are as artists and performers.  This intensive is required for current competition students, and is recommended for those dancers who wish to be a part of the competition company in the fall.  

·       Fridays (June 2nd, 9th, & 16th)

·       6:30-8:30pm

·       NEW STUDENTS: $85 for all 3 weeks *Recommended for students preparing to audition for our competitive company

·       DISCOUNTED FOR COMPANY STUDENTS: $40 for all 3 weeks  *REQUIRED for current company students attending Nationals

+  Ballet Intensives | ages 7-18 / This intensive begins with the foundations of dance: classical ballet! Students will complete intensive barre work, across the floor exercises, and both allegro and adagio combinations center floor.  Students will gain a deeper understanding of ballet technique and how to use it more effectively.  They will increase in strength, purity of line, musicality, self-confidence, and focus.  This intensive is perfect for new students who wish to be a part of our competitive company in the Fall!  

Juniors & Pre-Teens (ages 7-11) // $90.00

·       Monday, June 13th – 10:00am–1:00pm | *Arrival time 9:45am

·       Wednesday, June 15th – 10:00-1:00pm | *Arrival time 9:45am

Pre-Teens & Teens (ages 12-18) // $105

·       Tuesday, June 14th 1:30-4:30pm | *Arrival time 1:15pm

·       Wednesday, June 15th – 1:30-4:30pm | *Arrival time 1:15pm

·       Thursday, June 16th -1:30-4:30pm | *Arrival time 1:15pm

*Required for current Company students as it is part of our prep week for Nationals // Company students will receive this intensive at a discount - $70 for Juniors & $80 for Teens  

 

J U L Y | session two:

Teenie Pre-Company *LOVEDANCE* Camp  ages 4-7 (pre-school through first grade) / This session is for any young dancer who has had at least one year of dance experience with an interest in being challenged further and performance opportunities!  We will cover and introduce many technical JAZZ and LYRICAL skills including splits, heel-stretches, leaps, turns, and body movement.  Students will grow in balance, muscle awareness, flexibility, strength, and MOST importantly love of dance!  This class will be exciting and will begin with warmup, conditioning, deep stretch, across the floor work, and center-floor combinations. 

·       July 5th-7th (Wednesday-Friday)

·       10:00-12:00pm

·       $95 / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $85 for all 3 days if registered by May 31st / $40 nonrefundable deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first  day of camp (additional $5 off for each additional student that you refer or bring to camp!)

Lyrical & Contemporary Movement & Technical Intensive  ages 6-13 (mini & junior/pre-teen) / This intensive will focus on teaching students new and exciting lyrical and contemporary combinations.  The purpose of this session is to help dancers apply their technique to movement.  Students will grow in their muscle control and ability to take their movement to the next level.  They will increase in how fast they pick up choreography as they will learn many different combinations.  This session will also focus on students’ improv. as we will introduce many new improvisational activities.  We will cover nutrition for dancers, as well as basic dance anatomy as we grow our mind-body connection. 

·       July 5th-7th (Wednesday-Friday)

·       12:00-5:00pm

·       $120 / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $100 for all 3 days if registered by May 31st / $40 nonrefundable deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first  day of camp

+ HDC's Hiphop INTENSIVE CAMP ages 6 & up / This hip-hop intensive is as good as it gets!  Students will be divided into age appropriate groups to rotate classes in breakin', poppin', hiphop new school/old school, and performance style choreography.  

      July 10th-12th (Monday-Wednesday) 

      10am-4:30pm (*Drop off as early as 9:30am, and pick-up as late as 5:00pm) 

      $190 / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $150 for all 3 days if registered by June 15th / $50 nonrefundable deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first day of camp

 

A U G U S T | session three:

 HDC dance-til-you-drop BOOTCAMP  | experienced ages 5 and up / Students will have the opportunity to take from MORE outside instructors, guest teachers, and celebrity dancers/choreographers this year!  Their skills will be taken to the absolute NEXT level!  They will learn a TON and have so much fun while they are at it.  Students will be challenged and introduced to brand new aspects of dance, and they will be exposed to many different teaching styles. They will be trained in musicality, dance vocabulary, artistry, performance skills, and more.  Their love of dance will certainly grow, and new passions will be discovered!  

      August 14th-17th

      Styles/disciplines/topics covered: jazz, contemporary, hiphop, lyrical, ballet, musical theatre, tap, acting, improvisation, yoga, conditioning, nutrition for dancers, and much more. 

      Ages 8-18  (juniors, pre-teens, teens, & seniors)

-10:45-5:00pm Monday - Thursday

-$320 for all 4 days / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $295 for all 4 days if registered by June 15th  

-$50 deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first day of camp

**T-shirt included!

      Ages 5-7 (minis) 

-9:00-11:15am Monday - Thursday

-$140 for all 4 days / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $115 for all 4 days if registered by June 15th  

-$30 deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first day of camp

**T-shirt included!

      Guest Instructors (tentative): Susan Hancock, Lonni Olson, Allen Cooper, Melissa Jackson (MJ), Dale Lam, Elliot You, David Mann, James Schuller and more very special guests!

      Students will be divided into age & experience appropriate groups

This camp is REQUIRED for prospective competition students

as it serves as their audition for the 2017-2018 dance season