2021 SummeR SESSION

Join us for a summer of dance and theatre!  Featuring a variety of weekly classes, as well as two exciting full-day camps!

classes & lessons
June 14 - July 30
 
Camps
Teen Summer Musical: The Addams Family (Young@Part)
7/12-7/30, Show on 7/31
 
Be Our Guest: A Disney Musical Camp
8/2-8/13, Performance on 8/13

WEEKLY Classes

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Ballet/Jazz Level I - Ages 5-8


In this beginner level technique class, dancers will learn proper ballet and jazz technique to establish good habits as they grow in dance! Our young dancers will be taught correct form and vocabulary through barre work, games, and fun dance exercises! Wednesdays 5:00-5:45pm Tuition $91 for the whole summer Dress Code Girls should wear leotard and tights with optional ballet skirt. Boys should wear loose pants or shorts and a t-shirt. Ballet and/or jazz shoes are required.




Hip Hop Level I - Ages 5-8


In this high-energy, age-appropriate class, students will learn fun beginner hip hop moves through exciting warm ups, combinations, and interactive dance games all to their favorite music! Wednesdays 6:00-6:30pm Tuition $70 for the whole summer Dress Code Loose fitting pants (no jeans) and a tank top or t-shirt. Clean street shoes or jazz shoes required.




Broadway Dance - Ages 5-10


Our Broadway Dance class teaches students all the dance skills they will need to step out on stage! This beginner/intermediate level class combines ballet, jazz, and tap technique to give students a great foundation in that Broadway style! Mondays, 4:00-4:45pm Tuition $84 for the whole summer Dress Code Loose fitting pants (no jeans) and a tank top or t-shirt. Jazz or ballet shoes and tap shoes required.




Tutus, Tiaras, & Tap Shoes - Ages 2.5-5


Your little dancer will discover strength, rhythm, coordination and develop a foundation for classical ballet and tap movement. Students are introduced to a low key, lightly structured technique class with a creative and encouraging approach. Wednesdays 4:00-4:45pm Tuition $84 for the whole summer Dress Code Girls should wear a leotard and tights with an optional ballet skirt. Boys should wear loose pants or shorts and a t-shirt. Ballet shoes and tap shoes are required.




Stories in Motion - Ages 18mo - 3yrs


Your little one doesn't need to sit still for story time! We incorporate songs and dances into engaging stories so children can be immersed in the story and experience creative movement! Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 Tuition $40 for the whole summer




Music & Movement - Ages 3-6


Come sing and dance with us in this engaging and energetic class! Children will grow their love of music and the arts while singing and dancing along to their favorite songs! Tuesdays 11:00-11:45 Tuition $40 for the whole summer




Ballet/Lyrical II - Ages 9-11


Students in this class will learn ballet and lyrical dance technique through barre and floor exercises in a structured, but encouraging environment. This technique-exclusive class will offer the opportunity for students to enhance their performance in all classes and routines by providing a foundation of proper body positioning, turnout, spotting, turning, leaping, and ballet vocabulary. Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm Tuition $105 for the whole summer Dress Code Girls should wear leotard and tights, with optional ballet skirt. Boys should wear pants or shorts and a t-shirt. Ballet shoes and slip-on jazz shoes required.




Musical Theatre Dance Technique/Pro Kids - Ages 11-18


Musical Theatre combines a variety of dance styles, including ballet, tap, and jazz. This class will provide a technical foundation for all of these styles to enhance a students’ Broadway dance skills! Students will work on technique exercises and learn routines from popular musicals! This class is essential for any young triple-threats! Mondays 5:00-5:45pm Tuition $91 for the whole summer or $15/class drop-in Dress Code Comfortable pants or shorts (no jeans), and a t-shirt or tank top. Jazz shoes and tap shoes required.




Leaps & Turns - Ages 10+


Leaps and Turns class focuses on specifically those special skills to enhance any dancer's abilities and range. Students will be lead through exercises to develop proper muscular structre and technique needed for executing a variety of leaps and turns. This is an excellent complimentary class to expand a dancer's skillset! Thursdays 7:15-8:00pm Tuition $91 for the whole summer Dress Code Leotard and tights or form fitting tank top and leggings for girls. Boys should wear a t-shirt and sweat pants. Jazz, ballet, or lyrical shoes required.




Pointe Level I - Ages 10+


Instructor Approval Required This beginning level class will give students an introduction to pointe technique whether they are not quite ready for pointe shoes yet, or are already up on pointe. Students will work on proper muscle development and technique to acheive the necessary foundation for supporting themselves on pointe shoes and avoiding injury. Students must be evaluated prior to admission into this class. Students may take this class with or without pointe shoes, depending on their evaluation. Thursdays 6:30-7:15pm Tuition $91 for the whole summer Dress Code Leotard and tights ONLY are required (no ballet skirts, t-shirts, tank tops, or leggings). Pointe shoes or ballet shoes are required.




Ballet/Lyrical Level III/IV - Ages 12+


Students in this intermediate/advanced class will learn ballet and lyrical dance technique through barre and floor exercises in a structured, but encouraging environment. This technique-exclusive class will offer the opportunity for students to enhance their performance in all classes and routines by providing a foundation of proper body positioning, turnout, spotting, turning, leaping, and ballet vocabulary. Thursdays 8:00-9:00pm Tuition $105 for the whole summer Dress Code Girls should wear leotard and tights, with optional ballet skirt. Boys should wear pants or shorts and a t-shirt. Lyrical half-sole shoes and slip-on jazz shoes required.





 

camps

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Teen Summer Musical, Ages 10+

7/12 - 7/30, show on 7/31

Monday-Friday 10am-3pm

Join our cast of The Addams Family!  During this three-week camp, participants will rehearse this full musical production, and also participate in a variety of outdoor activities, nature walks, acting games in the park, and more!  Kids will get a true professional show experience, including tech rehearsals!  The camp will culminate in the 60-minute performance of The Addams Family, at Cutting Hall in Palatine, complete with set, costumes, and lighting!

Tuition:

$595

50% deposit due on enrollment; $30 discount per sibling; students should bring lunch & snacks

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Be Our Guest:

A Disney Musical Camp

Ages 4-9

8/3 - 8/13, show on 8/13

Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm

When you wish upon a star... dreams come true!  Your Disney dreams will certainly come true in this 2-week camp celebrating the music of Disney!  Kids will sing and dance to their favorite Disney songs, create fun craft projects, play games, and more during this exciting 2-week camp!  Our campers will develop their performance skills along with confidence and teamwork!  It all culminates in a final performance on the last day of camp!

Tuition:

$350

$15 discount per sibling; short performance on 8/13 at 2:30; students should bring lunch & snacks