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Summer Dance Programs

Summer 2024 Programs & Classes

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Ages 3-6

Classes and Summer Camps

JUNE

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  June 7, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Story Time Ballet Camp (ages 3-6)  |  June 10-14, 4-6pm
Get your dancer’s imagination and creativity running with our Story Time Ballet Camp. Dancers will have fun reading different children’s book stories each day and then connect those stories to movement while learning the basics of ballet. There will also be plenty of time for crafts and games throughout the day!

Mini Class Session (ages 3+)  |  June 17-28
View Summer Mini Class schedule (PDF)
An abbreviated version of Ballet Chelsea’s year-round instructional programing, our curriculum trains well-rounded, versatile dancers in the fundamentals of dance. Open to all levels and ages 3+, our curriculum includes Ballet Technique, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Bop Hop and more!

Play.Dance.Create Camp (ages 3-6)  |  June 17-21, 10am-12pm
This multi-disciplinary camp combines different styles of dance, art projects, and play to inspire your dancer’s creativity! At the end of the camp, participants will present to family and friends a short dance routine along with all of the art projects they created over the course of the week.

Bugs & Butterflies Dance Camp (ages 3-6)  |  June 24-28, 10am-12pm
Immerse your dancer in the world of music, movement, and dance with a little help from nature! Each day of this camp dancers will be introduced to a different style of dance that will correspond with a different little bug (butterflies, ladybugs, bumblebees, etc). Get ready to hop, fly, crawl, march and spin with this adorable summer camp!

JULY

Story Time Ballet Camp (ages 3-6)  |  July 8-12, 10am-12pm
Get your dancer’s imagination and creativity running with our Story Time Ballet Camp. Dancers will have fun reading different children’s book stories each day and then connect those stories to movement while learning the basics of ballet. There will also be plenty of time for crafts and games throughout the day!

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  July 12, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Prince & Princess Camp (ages 3-6)  |  July 15-19, 10am-12pm
Calling all Princesses and Princes! Have fun with your favorite characters through music, movement, story and craft. Dancers will learn a dance, make a costume prop, and perform for family and friends on the last day!

AUGUST

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  August 2, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Ages 7-12

Classes, Camps, and Summer Dance Intensives

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JUNE

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  June 7, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Intermediate Mini Intensive (ages 9-13)  |  June 10-14, 4-7pm
The Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive offers the continued learning of classical ballet technique through a professional class progression, pointe and pre-pointe, repertory, and choreography. Barre work, center work, and traveling exercises are designed to better technique while repertory and choreography classes develop performance quality and build confidence. Through the exploration of ballet technique, use of space, and musicality students will work toward the creation of their own original class combinations which they will share and teach to their fellow dancers to build camaraderie and foster independence!

Mini Class Session (ages 3+)  |  June 17-28
View Summer Mini Class Schedule (PDF)
An abbreviated version of Ballet Chelsea’s year-round instructional programing, our curriculum trains well-rounded, versatile dancers in the fundamentals of dance. Open to all levels and ages 3+, our curriculum includes Ballet Technique, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Bop Hop and more! Check out our Website for more information.

Swiftie Camp (ages 7-12)  |  June 17-21, 9:30am-12pm
Get your pop star persona ready and join us for a fun filled week! Dancers will learn the fundamentals of Jazz and Hip Hop while dancing along to their favorite tunes.

Play.Dance.Create Camp (ages 7-12)  |  June 24-28, 9:30am-12pm
This multi-disciplinary camp combines different styles of dance, art projects, and play to inspire your dancer’s creativity! At the end of the camp participants will present to family and friends a short dance routine along with all of the art projects they created over the course of the week.

JULY

Choreographer Camp (ages 7-12)  |  July 8-12, 9:30am-12pm
Is your dancer interested in creating their own choreography? Join us this week as dancers learn what goes into putting together a dance production. Dancers will work in groups to choreograph, cast, and design their own ballet that they will perform for family and friends at the end of the week.

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  July 12, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Nutcracker Camp (ages 7-12)  |  July 15-19, 9:30am-12pm
Dancers will explore the story of The Nutcracker, its characters, the music, and learn fun choreography. On the last day of camp, dancers will share a mini performance with family and friends! This is a perfect primer for dancers looking to audition for our 2024 production of The Nutcracker.

JULY / AUGUST

Parents Night Out (ages 3+)  |  August 2, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!

Summer Dance Intensive (ages 8+*)  |  July 29-August 16, 9:30-4:30pm
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers. Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.

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Ages 13+

Classes and Summer Dance Intensives (SDI)

MAY

Student Teacher Training (ages 14+)  |  May 21-23, 4-6pm
This camp will give students an opportunity to learn how to teach dance classes for young children. Throughout the camp, students will learn to teach different styles of dance and then will be expected to put together a class construction of their own.

JUNE

Advanced Mini Intensive (ages 13+)  |  June 3-7, 4-7pm
This mini intensive offers the continued learning of classical ballet technique through a professional class progression, pointe, pointe variations, conditioning, contemporary & improvisation. Barre work, center work, and traveling exercises are designed to better technique while pointe variations, contemporary & improvisation classes develop performance quality and build confidence.

Intermediate Mini Intensive (ages 9-13)  |  June 10-14, 4-7pm
The Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive offers the continued learning of classical ballet technique through a professional class progression, pointe and pre-pointe, repertory, and choreography. Barre work, center work, and traveling exercises are designed to better technique while repertory and choreography classes develop performance quality and build confidence. Through the exploration of ballet technique, use of space, and musicality students will work toward the creation of their own original class combinations which they will share and teach to their fellow dancers to build camaraderie and foster independence!

Drop-in Classes (ages 14+) |  June 10-14
View Summer Drop-In Class schedule (PDF)

Mini Class Session (ages 3+)  |  June 17-28
View Summer Mini Class schedule (PDF)
An abbreviated version of Ballet Chelsea’s year-round instructional programing, our curriculum trains well-rounded, versatile dancers in the fundamentals of dance. Open to all levels and ages 3+, our curriculum includes Ballet Technique, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Bop Hop and more!

JULY

Drop-in Classes (ages 14+) |  July 8-12
View Summer Drop-In Class schedule (PDF)

Drop-in Classes (ages 14+)  |  July 15-19
View Summer Drop-In Class schedule (PDF)

Advanced Performance Intensive (ages 13+)  |  July 22-26, 9am-2pm
The Ballet Chelsea Performance Intensive is designed to allow advanced dancers to immerse themselves fully in their art through an intensive rehearsal process that will culminate in a performance project.

JULY / AUGUST

Summer Dance Intensive (ages 8+*)  |  July 29-August 16, 9:30-4:30pm
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers. Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.

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