Summer Classes and Events 2018

updated 3/11/18

SUMMER IS COOL AT A DANCER'S DREAM!

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Sure the summer sun can make your dancers glow. But it'll be the smiles beaming on their faces and the gleam of a great workout that'll inspire your darlings to absolutely shimmer as they dance through their days in one of our fun and funky summer programs.

AGES 2.5 - 8 YEARS! Pre-School, Primary, NEW Mini Dancemix Class Series AND Special Events

Our Summer Pre-School, Primary, & Mini programs offer a delightful way to introduce your child to the joy of the performing and fine arts while expanding development for those who are continuing their artistic journey. Select from a wide range of scheduling options. No worries if you don't see a day/time listed that works for you yet - we are committed to working around your schedule. Give us a call or e-mail with your preference/availability. We'll do everything we can to schedule a class or program to fit your needs.

AGES 6-TEEN!Acro/Contortion Class Series

In addition to our ever awesome Dance Dayz, and by popular demand, we're happy to once again offer our Summer Acro Series. This series runs throughout the summer and is perfect as an introduction to Acro/Contortion or for accomplished dancers, cheerleaders, & gymnasts who seek to continue adding to their skill set!

AGES 10-TEEN! Pointe (and Pre-Pointe) Class Series

Offered in Private and Semi-Private lesson format this Summer, this is the perfect time to take your training to the next level with personally focused lessons geared to ready dancers for the golden ring of ballet study = Pointe work. For those pre-qualified through our Pointe Readiness process, these lessons offer keen attention to gaining strength and technical proficiency. As well, these lessons can be scheduled as a straight Ballet class (Pre-Pointe) for those interested in accelerating their ballet technique.

AGES 7-TEEN! Dance Dayz

Each summer we bring in a host of spectacular visiting teachers to join our qualified and certified veteran teaching staff to create a vibrant assortment of technique classes, choreography workshops, and often a performance opportunity for your dancers. Our Dance Dayz program is available in a traditional two week camp-styled (daily) format for a wide range of ages designed to engage and inspire! Guest Teacher announcements are made throughout the Spring. Do check back regulary and, in the meantime, Click HERE to see a list of some of our fabulous recent summer guest teachers!

 

Considering one of our 2018-2019 Performance Teams? 

CLICK HERE for Summer 2018 Performance Team Requirements

 

RATES, DATES, & DETAILS

Please note: Age is determined as of Sept. 1, 2018. All programs are co-ed and fully adult supervised.

Fine Arts Fundays!  [Ages 3–8 yrs] your darling will dive in to a delicious bundle of  fine arts back-to-back class activities including Music, Drama, Dance, and Mixed Media. All activities are designed to ignite and encourage your artist’s creative spirit while aiming to gently progress age appropriate goals and objectives. We are firm believers that children learn through PLAY and the arts provide the sweetest playground! Choose from our 1, 2, 3, or 4 bundle per week options. Bundles offered Monday - Thursday  9:00am-1:00pm

Cost:

  • Select Any Single Fine Arts Funday = $40
  • Select One Day per Week throughout this series (for the same child) = $187
  • Select Two Days per Week throughout this series (for the same child) = $360
  • Select Three Days per Week throughout this series (for the same child) = $480
  • Select Four Days per Week throughout this series (for the same child) = $560

30 MINUTE CLASSES

Pre-School Dancemix [Ages 2.6–4 yrs]
Created for the little ones who just can't wait to dance! Original and classic games and activities introduce Basic Ballet, Jazz, Creative Movement and More! Choose One: Tues 9:00am, Wed 3:00pm, Thurs 9:00am

Tiny Tumblers [Ages 2.6–4 yrs]
Introduces our youngest movers to a variety of balance, jumping, weight exchange, flexibility and coordination activities to start their tumbling journey. Choose One: Tues 9:30am, Wed 3:30pm, Thurs 9:30am

Primary Ballet Beats [ Ages 4–6 yrs]
A program built for fun! Combines classic & original exercises to introduce & expand your child's view of Ballet, Creative Movement & Jazz. Tues 4:00pm*

Primary Tap [ Ages 4–6 yrs]
Who doesn't love to make music? This class turns shoes in to musical instruments! It's also key for honing listening skills and, of course, it's a blast! Tues 4:30pm*

Primary Tumblers [ Ages 4–6 yrs]
Encourages young movers through a variety of balance, jumping, weight exchange, flexibility and coordination activities to develop, progress, and nurture their love of tumbling. Tues 5:00pm*

Primary Hip Hop [ Ages 4–6 yrs]
This high energy class is designed to encourage your young movers to make appropriate use of their enthusiasm while building focus, creating muscle memory, and developing their uniquely super swagger! Tues 5:30pm*

 

Mini Ballet Beats [ Ages 6–8 yrs]
Your darling will explore the world of classical ballet with a charming twist.  Traditional & original exercises are creatively introduced to expand your child's view of Ballet, Creative Movement & Jazz while aiming for nourished technical progression. Thurs 4:00pm*

Mini Tap [ Ages 6-8 yrs]
Tap is a blast! Beginner tappers will work basic rhythmic patterns in combinations to gain self-confidence and control. Intermediate tappers will work a combination of strength and technical drills to build the precision necessary for this uniquely American-born dance style to explode.  Thurs 4:30pm*

Mini Acro/Contortion [ Ages 6-8 yrs]
Your Acrobat will enjoy the best attributes of traditional acrobatic, contortion, and tumbling training to allow them to increase stretch, strength, and stamina while gaining balance, control, and the technical tactics of proper form - all to approach new and exciting skills safely. Thurs 5:00pm*

Mini Hip Hop [ Ages 6-8 yrs]
This high energy class is designed to encourage your young movers to make appropriate use of their enthusiasm while building focus, creating muscle memory, and developing their uniquely super swagger! Thurs 5:30pm*

 

60 MINUTE CLASSES

Mermaid ACRObatics [ Ages 6-9 yrs]   Dive in to this whimsical approach to our Acrobatic Program! Yes, your Acrobat will be wearing a Mermaid Tail as they build the stamina and strength to flip through a range of contortion and tumbling skills. It's O-fish-ialy fantastic ;oD   Thurs 4:00pm*

 

COST

30 minute classes:

  • Select Any Single 6 week Class Series in the above age range = $54
  • Select Any Two Classes (for the same child) in the above age range =$90
  • Select Any Three Classes (for the same child) in the above age range = $120
  • Select Any Four Classes (for the same child) in the above age range = $156

60 minute classes:

  • Select Mermaid ACRObatics 6 week Class Series in the above age range = $100 (included tail!)

 

*ADDITIONAL DAYS/TIMES ARE FORMING for Pre-School, Primary, & Mini programs listed above = we work around YOUR schedule! Call or e-mail today with your preference/availability.

 

Let your mover's imagination run wild! These themed special events include movement activities (of course!) as well as time for a fun and funky craft, obstacle course activity, unique games, and snack/lunch (parent provided*). Dress up encouraged (!) but not required.

All VFC Special Events run 9:00am - 1:00pm and are designed for Ages 3-8yrs.

JUNE VFC Special Events:

Super Heroes:  Monday June 25th

Troll Time:  Tuesday June 26th 

Frozen Fun:  Wednesday June 27th 

Royalty Reigns:  Thursday June 28th 

 

July VFC Special Events: 

Zoo-Mania:  Monday July 9th 

Rockin' Robots:  Tuesday July 10th 

Coco-Loco:  Wednesday July 11th 

Lego Play Day:  Thursday July 12th 

 

Cost:

  • Select Any Single Summer VFC Special Event in the Series above = $35
  • Select Full VFC Monday - Thursday Week (for the same child) = $132
  • Select BOTH Full VFC Monday - Thursday Weeks (for the same child) = $260

*Snacks & Lunch available to order/purchase at drop-off each event day - additional fees apply.

 

Acro/Contortion

A dedicated focus on flexibility and conditioning provides dancers, cheerleaders, and gymnasts with the foundation to meet and exceed their Acro/Contortion goals. This series provides clearly defined exercises and techniques Acrobats can utilize and apply anywhere to continue to gain progress and achieve success. All Classes in the ACRO series are 2 hours & available Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6pm.


FULL Acro Series = 2x/wk = 14 two hour classes. Cost: $350

HALF Acro Series = you pick 7 two hour classes. Cost: $210

DROP-IN Acro = single two hour class. Cost: $35 per class

Program Start Date: July 18th

 

Pointe/Pre-Pointe

Enjoy a personalized approach to developing the strength and technique necessary to attain the coveted badge of a ballerina. Each dancer will be closely guided through work that is most advantageous to her own stage of development. Summer POINTE classes available by appointment in 30, 60, and 90 minute intervals. Private and Semi-Private Lesson fees apply.

 

Extended hours may be arranged by contacting Kat: kat@adancersdream.net.

Dance DayzDance Dayz (1/2 day)
Entering Grades 1 –12, 9 am–2 pm. Cost: $575
Daily classes & workshops in a wide range of styles including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acro, Hip Hop, Cultural, Modern, Folk, etc, etc, etc AND a daily choreography workshop (a fav among our alumni)! Weekdays 7/17–28
[Performance Teams: Each Dance Day completed counts as 3 hours toward your Summer Technique hour requirement]

Dance Dayz (full)
Entering Grades 1 –12, 9 am–4 pm. Cost: $725
A full day version of the above includes daily outdoor activities (weather permitting). Weekdays 7/17–28 [Performance Teams: Each Dance Day completed counts as 3 hours toward your Summer Technique hour requirement]

Teacher's Apprentice Program (S-TAP)
Entering Grades 9+, 9 am–4 pm. Cost: $575
Apprentices take all classes/workshops along with their age/level appropriate dancemates. While assisting teachers and directors, S-TAPers learn class management skills and techniques. Limited spaces available. Written essay applications must be remitted by May 15, 2018. Weekdays 7/17–28

DROP-INS WELCOME! Dance Dayz Technique Classes
We welcome Drop-In dancers to join us for any of our Dance Dayz technique classes. Have fun, Learn a ton! Find our full schedule and Rate Sheet HERE.

 

Performance Teamers: We are happy to work with your Summer availabilty to ensure you are able to meet your required Team Summer Dance hours. While available to you, at $80/hr, Private Lessons are definitely not the most cost effective way to meet that goal. We strongly advise you to work out your summer schedule to ensure your dancer can attend our Dance Dayz program outlined above. If that is not possible, Private & Semi-Private Lessons may be arranged via written request. Please be sure to carefully review our Team Requirements Page for full details and expectations. [Private class hours count one-for-one toward your Summer Technique hour requirement]

Entering Grades 2–12, Schedule to be determined.

DEPOSIT and dancer's Summer Availibility Form due May 1, 2018: $575

Click HERE for Personalized Plan Information and Request Form
CLICK HERE for Summer 2018 Team Requirements

 

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