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youth summer intensives/Camps

Please note dates, times and pre-requisites for camps (experience & age/grade).
Questions about a program or prerequisites? Contact:
1 & 2-Week Teen Modern Intensives & 1-Week Middle School: Mo Miner mominer@gmail.com
Hip Hop Intensive: Jessica Wolf jessica@shawl-anderson.org
Half Day Camps: Katie Kruger katie@shawl-anderson.org

 

2014 Summer Intensives/Camps for YOuth AND TEENS


 

1-Week Modern Dance Intensive for High School Students

July 7 - 11 | 9:15am-4pm

This intensive is for students who have just completed grades 8 -12 with at least one year of modern dance training. The focus of this intensive is to expand each studentís understanding of their technical strengths, goals and challenges. Each day, students will take both a modern and a ballet technique class. Additional classes will range from improvisation and partnering to special topics such as phrasework, inversions, floor work and more. Staff includes Shawl-Anderson faculty and other Bay Area guest artists.

Tuition $330: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the intensive. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by June 7th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 7th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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2-Week Modern Dance Intensive for High School Students

July 28- August 8 | 10am-4pm

This program is for students who have completed grades 8-12 by June 2014 with a minimum of one year of modern dance training. This intensive is a special workshop geared towards serious pre-professional dance students who would like to participate in a rigorous training program that will be physically and technically challenging. Students will be immersed in dance and learn a lot of material within a brief amount of time. A dance intensive can give students a taste of what college dance programs are like and can be a transformational experience for teen dancers. Students will participate in four classes each day including: Modern Technique, Ballet Technique, Repertory, Composition/Improvisation, and Special Topics. Enrollment is limited to 20 students to best provide individualized attention. Students will be divided into two levels based on a placement class held on the first day. There will be a final presentation of material learned in all of the classes on Friday, August 8 from 4-5pm at the Center.

Tuition $660: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the intensive. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by June 28th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 28th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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1-Week Dance Intensive for Middle School Students

July 14 - 18 | 9:30am-4pm

This program is for students who will have just completed grades 5-7 in June 2014 with at least one year of dance in any style. Students will explore a range of dance techniques, from Modern and Ballet to Jazz and Hip Hop. Specialty classes throughout the week will include: world dance, improvisation, choreography and other movement forms, such as yoga. Middle school students excited about dance of all kinds will find this workshop challenging, inspiring and fun.

Tuition $330: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the intensive. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due is full by June 14th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 14th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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1-Week Ballet Dance Intensive for ages 12-18

July 21 - 25 | 9:30am-3:30pm

This intensive is for students who are enthusiastic about ballet and seek a deeper understanding of ballet techniques, history, body care, and variations. Each day will begin with an hour and a half technique class followed by a specialty class in which students will explore supporting ideas that pertain to ballet training. Specialty classes may include adagio movement, musicality, Countertechnique, or turns technique. Students will have a daily stretch/yoga class that will focus on building strength and increasing flexibility. Following lunch, students will participate in a discussion and video series of ballet history and significant ballet works. After lunch, students will learn a classical variation while learning to incorporate performance skills. This intensive requires that students have had at least one year of ballet technique.

Tuition $330: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by June 21st. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 21st. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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1-Week Ballet Dance Intensive for ages 12-18

August 18 - 22 | 9:30am-3:30pm

The August intensive will differ from the July intensive so that students who are interested in taking both weeks will benefit from a variety of information. This intensive is for students who are enthusiastic about ballet and seek a deeper understanding of ballet techniques, history, body care, and variations. Each day will begin with an hour and a half technique class followed by a specialty class in which students will explore supporting ideas that pertain to ballet training. Specialty classes may include adagio movement, musicality, Countertechnique, or turns technique. Students will have a daily stretch/yoga class that will focus on building strength and increasing flexibility. Following lunch, students will participate in a discussion and video series of ballet history and significant ballet works. After lunch, students will learn a classical variation while learning to incorporate performance skills. This intensive requires that students have had at least one year of ballet technique.

Tuition $330: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by July 18th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before July 18th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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2-Week Hip Hop Dance Intensive for ages 12-18

June 16 - 27 | 9:30am-4pm

Are you someone who is ready to learn, work, and deepen your foundations in Hip Hop dance? Want to build your technique, learn and create choreography, and find your own freestyle voice? Want to perform? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, this summer intensive is for you! Jessica Wolf and Shawl-Anderson Dance Center bring you the 5th Annual Hip Hop Dance Intensive, offering some of the Bay Areaís Best to teach the technique, elements, history and culture of Hip Hop dance. This is a unique opportunity, open to middle & high school students who are dedicated, enthusiastic, hard-working and openhearted about Hip Hop dance and culture. Some dance training in any style is preferable for students to get the most from this intensive. The intensive will culminate in a final performance on the evening of June 27th at the Center.

Tuition $660: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the intensive. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by May 16th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before May 16th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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Half Day Hip Hop Camp for ages 9-11

August 11 - 15 | 9am-12:30pm

This fun-filled camp is for the young dancers ages 9-11, who loves to move and explore while learning the foundations of Hip Hop dance. It is a unique opportunity for kids that are excited about Hip Hop dance, history, and culture. Taught by Jessica Wolf and guest artists, students will learn alignment through stretching, foundational steps, musicality, and isolations. Dancers will be challenged to pick up phrases and create their own choreography. The week is full of movement, freestyle, play, and fun. Perfect for students with little dance experience who are dedicated, enthusiastic, hard-working and open-hearted about learning.

Tuition $210: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the intensive. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by July 11th. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before July 11th. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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Half Day A.M. Dance Camp for ages 6-9

July 21 - 25 | 9am-12:30pm

These fun-filled camps are for the young dancer who loves to move, learn, and create. Dancers will stretch, strengthen and build coordination through a daily modern dance class full of imagery and vibrant movement. Following the modern class, a visiting youth teacher will join us each day to teach a specialty class such as Ballet, Irish Dance, or Flamenco. Students will learn a short dance, and be introduced to the history, music, costumes, and culture of the various styles. The day will conclude with an improvisation class. Dancers will explore ways to create their own movement and collaborate with their camp mates through fun movement games. This joyful and complete dance experience is a great way for the young dancer to explore the many aspects of dance.

Tuition $210: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the camp. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by June 21st. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 21st. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

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Half Day P.M. Dance Camp for ages 8-10

July 21 - 25 | 12:30-4pm

These fun-filled camps are for the young dancer who loves to move, learn, and create. Dancers will stretch, strengthen and build coordination through a daily modern dance class full of imagery and vibrant movement. Following the modern class, a visiting youth teacher will join us each day to teach a specialty class such as Ballet, Irish Dance, or Flamenco. Students will learn a short dance, and be introduced to the history, music, costumes, and culture of the various styles. The day will conclude with an improvisation class. Dancers will explore ways to create their own movement and collaborate with their camp mates through fun movement games. This joyful and complete dance experience is a great way for the young dancer to explore the many aspects of dance.

Tuition $210: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 is required to secure a spot in the camp. Students are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

The tuition balance is due in full by June 21st. In the event that your child cannot attend after paying in full, a refund is available minus the $100 deposit if requested on or before June 21st. After that date, no refunds will be given unless due to illness or injury that prohibits participation.

Registration Code S8


Additional Information

Questions about a program or prerequisites? Contact:

Middle and High School Modern Intensives: Mo Miner, mominer@gmail.com

Ballet Intensives: Katie Kruger, katie@shawl-anderson.org

Hip Hop Intensive: Jessica Wolf, jessica@shawl-anderson.org

Half-Day Camps: Katie Kruger, katie@shawl-anderson.org

DRESS CODE: All students should bring a layer for warmth in addition to:

  • MODERN: Leotard, tank top, or fitted shirt that covers the navel with tights, leggings, sweatpants, or shorts. Hair must be neatly pinned or pulled back. Students will be dancing in bare feet for most classes, and ballet slippers for ballet class.
  • Ballet: Black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, hair secured in bun. Boys: White shirt, black tights, ballet shoes.
  • HIP HOP: Loose or fitted pants that cover your knees. Loose or fitted tops that cover the navel with straps/sleeves that do not fall off the shoulders. Students need to wear sneakers and bring knee pads.
  • HALF DAY CAMP: Tank top or fitted shirt with leggings, sweatpants, or shorts. Hair must be neatly pinned or pulled back. Students will be dancing in bare feet for most classes. Please bring cotton socks and a pair of sneakers or walking shoes for any outdoor activities.

FOOD: For full day programs students should bring water, lunch and at least two healthy snacks each day. While there is food available nearby, lunches and breaks are brief. We ask that students pack food for the day rather than using break time to buy food outside the Center. For Half Day camps, students should bring water and at least two healthy snacks.

ATTENDANCE: Every intensive and camp is either 5 or 10 days in duration. Students are expected to participate every day for the full time. No exceptions. Each day builds upon the previous day and the success of the intensive for everyone is supported by 100% attendance and participation by all dancers. Each of the 2-Week Intensives culminate in a final presentation on the last day. Details to follow via email.

SCHOLARSHIPS: A very limited number of scholarships are available and will be awarded based on merit and financial need. Requests are due by April 15th, 2014. Please submit a scholarship request form when you pay your deposit and we will contact you by April 30, 2014.

For questions regarding registration & payment, please contact:
Administrative Manager: Abigail Hosein, abigail@shawl-anderson.org

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QUICK LINKS

1-Week Modern Dance Intensive for High School Students
July 7 - 11 | 9:15am-4pm

2-Week Modern Dance Intensive for High School Students
July 28 - August 8 | 10am-4pm

1-Week Modern Dance Intensive for Middle School Students
July 14 - 18 | 9:30am-4pm

1-Week Ballet Dance Intensive for ages 12-18
July 21 - 25 | 9:30am-3:30pm

1-Week Ballet Dance Intensive for ages 12-18
August 18 - 22 | 9:30am-3:30pm

2-Week Hip Hop Dance Intensive for ages 12-18
June 16 - 27 | 10am-4pm

Half Day Hip Hop Camp for ages 9-11
August 11 - 15 | 9am-12:30pm

Half Day A.M. Dance Camp for ages 7-9
July 21 - 25 | 9am-12:30pm

Half Day P.M. Dance Camp for ages 8-10
July 21 - 25 | 12:30-4pm

Additional Information

 
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