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Summer Camps

Dance Through Summer 2019

With Dance Center Of Kirkwood

Reserve Your Place Now For These Unique Summer Dance Camps

All competition members and company members that have completed the year get 10% off price of camps & intensives!
Continue your dance education by enrolling in our six-week Summer Dance Session: July 5 – August 15, 2019.   For more information please contact the Dance Center Of Kirkwood staff at 314-821-6663

See You This Summer!

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Funky Hip Hop Camp – $120

Mon, June 3 thru Thu, June 6
10:30 am – 1:00 pm – Completed Kindergarten Through Grade 2
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Completed Grades 3 Through 5

Funk borrows a lot of movement from all styles of dance. We will begin class with a classic jazz warm up and work on technique, moving across the floor. We will then work on combinations that incorporate hip hop movement, isolations and syncopated movements all while using proper jazz technique.

We will also work on decorating tee shirts that the dancers will wear for the performance for family and friends on the last day of camp.
Funky Hip Hop Camp’s instructor is Corinne Weber

Instructors

Classes

Advanced Ballet Intensive -$175

Mon, June 17 – 21 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – For Experienced Dancers From Grades 6 Through 12

The advanced ballet intensive provides dancers with the opportunity to work with a master instructor.
Dancers will develop their technique in a challenging and encouraging environment. Curriculum will include ballet class, pointe, repertory and variations.
We will end the intensive with a special performance for families and friends.
Lisa Nicholas will be teaching the Ballet Intensive

Nutcracker Ballet Camp -$175

Mon., June 17 – Fri., June 21, 2019
or Mon., June 24 – Fri., June 28, 2019

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm For Dancers in Kindergarten Through Grade Two (dance experience not necessary)

Children will study the classical holiday fantasy Nutcracker. They will design their own stage, learn crafts, and danceto Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score.Our 15th Annual Dance Center Summer Camp will focus on choreography, staging, costumes, make-up, and many more exciting and creative surprises for a total immersion into the world of the performing arts.
This special week of dance will end with a miniperformance for family and friends. Don’t miss it!
Kathy Massot teaches this magical camp .

Frozen Dance Camp -$80

Tues, June 18 – Fri, June 21, 2019

9:30 am – 10:45 am or 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
For Dancers Currently Ages 3 Through 5

Young students will develop a love for dance by using their imagination through creative movement.
We’ll explore the imaginary tale of Frozen and sing and dance like Anna & Elsa. Dancers will express themselves in ballet steps while developing musical skills.
This nurturing camp will be filled with dance, music, creative activities and fun crafts. And families will be able to view special dances at the end of the camp.

Chiao Shih will be teaching this creative camp

Princess Camp -$80

Mon, June 24 – Thurs, June 27, 2019
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. or 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
For Dancers Ages 3 Through 5

Come be a part of royalty at the Dance Center of Kirkwood as we explore the true princess in all of us.
We will use our imaginations & creativity as we dance to beautiful music. Dancers will find the joy in movement and release their inner princess. They will be visited by the beautiful ballerina princess and will create fun crafts. Families will be able to view special dances at the end of the camp.

Chiao Shih will be teaching this wonderful camp

From Ballet To Broadway -$200

Mon., July 8 – Fri., July 12, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – For Experienced Dancers Who Have Completed Grades 3 Through 5

Our professional instructor will help you develop and strengthen your ballet technique. Each dancer will be challenged and encouraged to develop their art form in a supportive environment. We will also work on repertory and variationsfrom great ballets. We’ll learn about the lives of great dancers like Misty Copeland & dance to beautiful classical music.
The Broadway portion combines high energy jazz dance warmups and progressions. Campers will focus on learning a musical theatre jazz dance to be performed for family and friends at the final class showing. Activities include dancers creating a costume piece and a prop for use in their final performance, deciding how to stage the performance, watching famous jazz dance compositions, and exploring shapes and styles of classic musical theatre jazz dance in a nurturing environment. Ballet To Broadway will conclude with the dancers performing for family and friends.

Kimmy Stevens will be teaching the ballet portion. Wendy Ballard will be teaching tap and jazz.

Modern Intensive -$120

Mon, July 15 – Wed, July 17, 2019

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – For Experienced Dancers That Have Completed Grades 5 – 7

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – For Experienced Dancers That Have Completed Grades 8 – 12

The Modern Dance Intensive is taught by two experienced professional instructors who will expand the dancer’s knowledge of Modern technique. The curriculum will include Modern technique, improvising, composition and dance history.

Classes will, at times, include live music. We will end the intensive with a special performance for families and friends.

Erin Warner Prange is teaching the intensive. Dustin Crumbaugh will be the guest instructor for a 90 minute class.

Think On (and WITH) Your Feet! Tap Intensive -$135

Mon, July 22 – Wed, July 24, 2019

9 am – 12:00 p.m.  For Experienced Dancers Who Have Completed Grades 5 – 7

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – For Experienced Dancers Who Have Completed Grades 8 – 12

Dancers will hone their technique, train their ear with a live musician, and participate in musical and improvisational exercises. Tappers will also make and customize their own tap boards for home practice (Materials included in fee).
During the workshop, tappers will participate in a tap improvisation session, and learn choreography (both original and historical), some of which will they will have the opportunity to show during the final day’s showing for family and friends.

The workshop will be taught by Wendy Ballard and Jan Cosby, who are tap faculty at Washington University and Webster University, respectively, and will include a special guest musician

Mary Poppins Camp – $175

Mon, July 29 – Fri, Aug. 2, 2019

12:30pm – 3:30 pm – For Dancers That Have Completed Kindergarten Through Grade 2

Trip a little light fantastic with us in this fun, creative Mary Poppins Camp. We will work on our dance technique. We’ll also sing and dance to the beautiful Mary Poppins score. We will be waltzing on air because “there’s nowhere to go but up”.
Campers will also work on crafts that will be used as props and costume pieces to enrich our mini performance. We will end the intensive with a special performance for families and friends.

Mary Poppins Camp is taught by Kathy Massot

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