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DANCE INTENSIVES AND PROGRAMS

Submit your dance intensive/program information by completing the Event Submission Form located on the bottom of every page.

NJ SummerDance with Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Immerse yourself in the world of contemporary dance and the dynamic art, artists and processes of Carolyn Dorfman Dance. Daily classes are offered in modern/contemporary technique, repertory, partnering, Pilates, Body Therapies, and workshops with renowned guest artists. Join our inner circle through daily meetings with the company. The week culminates in a performance featuring all participants and the Carolyn Dorfman Dance company. Students may register for the Pre-Professional/Professional track (video audition required) or the Open Level/Community track. Merit and need-based scholarships are available on a first come, first serve basis. Scholarship application and video audition deadline: June 15, 2017.

$350; Merit and need-based scholarships are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Dates: August 14th-August 18th.

Click HERE for more information.

Location: D'Angola Gym (Harwood Arena) at Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

The Cool School of Performing Arts Jr. Division Summer Performance Workshop

Cool School’s Summer performance workshop offers an exciting program that focuses on stage presence and performance quality in the New Jersey area. Our goal is to enrich, enhance and challenge the artistic skills of young performers and future stars.

The Summer Performance Workshop is a 4 week-long day camp where young performers receive instruction in various dance techniques, vocal skills and acting. At the end of the 4th week, performers will showcase their talents in front of family members, friends, and Cool School supporters! Any young performer who will be age 10-14 at the time of camp may register. No experience is necessary!

$250 per/week
Dates: July 10-August 3, 2017
Space is limited. Register today!
For more information, please contact Zetta Cool at coolschool973@gmail.com

Location: 604 Valley Road Upper Montclair New Jersey 07043

NJDTE Young Dancers Program Summer Auditions

NJDTE's Young Dancers Program three-week summer intensive for dancers ages 7-12 focuses on ballet and modern techniques and includes an introduction to yoga, Pilates, dance history, improvisation and repertoire. Each day includes two technique classes, repertory and more, all with renowned NJDTE faculty. There is a half hour lunch break. Spaces are still available, but filling quickly! Schedule your dancer's audition today.

June 26-July 14
Monday-Friday | Off July 4
9:15am-2pm

Email info@njdte.org and visit www.njdte.org/summer-intensives for more details and to schedule an audition.
*$30 audition fee.

Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble,
315B Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901

NJDTE Beginner Teen Summer Program Auditions

Register your teen today for NJDTE's new Beginner Teen Program! This summer program is for dancers ages 13-16 who have had some dance training, and who would like to continue learning the detailed fundamentals of ballet and modern techniques. This program meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for five weeks (no class on July 4). Each day includes a ballet class and a modern class.

June 27-July 27
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 2:30-5pm

Email info@njdte.org and visit www.njdte.org/summer-intensives/ for more details and to schedule an audition.
*30 audition fee.

Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble,
315B Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901

NJDTE Pearl & Sapphire Summer Program - Ages 5 & 6

Register your young dancer today to audition for NJDTE's new Pearl & Sapphire summer session! This program is for 5-year-old and beginning 6-year-old boys and girls interested in learning the fundamentals of ballet and an introduction to modern technique. The class meets for one hour on Wednesday mornings for five weeks. Make new friends and discover the joy of movement!

June 28-July 26
Wednesdays | 10:30-11:30am

Email info@njdte.org and visit www.njdte.org/summer-intensives/ for more details and to schedule an audition.
*$30 audition fee.

Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble
315B Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901

Video Auditions for MOVEMENT INVENTION
PROJECT Summer Intensive

Video audition submissions are now being accepted for a very few remaining spaces in the MOVEMENT INVENTION PROJECT® (MIP®) 2017 NYC summer intensive. Email mip@njdte.org for more details today!
*$30 audition fee

MIP® is an innovative three-week summer intensive in New York City for advanced dancers, 18-23 years old. Dancers will work with an extraordinary faculty of teachers, choreographers, and mentors in a Project that encourages risk-taking, creativity, and the development of improvisational skills. In this supportive environment, dancers will be prepared to work in collaboration with today’s choreographers. The program includes ballet, improvisational workshops, and the exploration of the creative process. MIP® is an expansion of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble's (NJDTE) Educational Programming.

MIP® 2017 PROGRAM DATES:
July 2 - July 21, NYC
Week 1: July 2 - July 7* at BAC
Week 2: July 10 - July 14 at BAC
Week 3: July 17 - July 21 at NYLA
10:00am - 6:00pm
*Sunday-Friday, off July 4
Dancers must attend all 3 weeks
Baryshnikov Arts Center | 450 W. 37th Street | New York, NY 10018
New York Live Arts | 219 W. 19th Street | New York, NY 10011

MIP® 2017 COLLABORATORS Sidra Bell | Sidra Bell Dance New York, MIP® Founding Collaborator
Shannon Gillen | V/M V/GOR
Shamel Pitts | Batsheva, GAGA & Exploration
Elia Mrak | Flying Low Technique
Troy Ogilvie | MIP Founding Collaborator
Alexandra Wells | Image Tech & Ballet

Visit www.movementinventionproject.com for more details.

Freespace Dance 20th Annual Festival 2017

Montclair State University
(Ages 13+)

August 7-10
August 14 - 17
August 21 - 24

Monday – Thursday
10:00AM – 3:00PM

Classes Offered:
Modern, Ballet and Repertory
Master Classes and Guest Artists

Student/Company  Concert:
Thursday August 24, 8:00PM
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center - 4 Boland Dr. West Orange, NJ 07052

Festival Fee: $550
One Week: $225
Single Classes: $25

To register click HERE

4 Week Dance Series with Donna Scro Samori,
Artistic Director of Freespace Dance

This contemporary dance class is open to anyone with some prior dance training. If you currently dance or have danced at one point in your life, this class is for you!

Friday June 2, 9, 16, and 23
Location: Yoga Mechanics, 107 Forest Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
$75 dollars for the four weeks
or $20 drop in

To register go to: www.freespacedance.com
or email donna@freespacedance.com

New Dance Classes at Lyceum Hall in Burlington

Soothe the Soul, Inspire the Heart — Dance.

Class Schedule
Tuesday:
Kids Beginner Ballet — 3:30pm - 4:15pm (Ages 5-7)
Pre-Teen/Teen Jazz & Musical Theater — 4:30pm - 5:15pm (Ages 11-14)

Saturday:
Adult Beginner Tap l — 12 noon - 1:00pm
Adult Beginner Ballet *barre only* — 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Dance shoes are required.
9-week sessions beginning April 18, 2017
Location: 432 High Street, Burlington, NJ 08016

Tuition:
Kids - $75.00
Adults - $96.00

For more information visit http://thelyceumhall.com
or contact: lyceumhallinfo@gmail.com

SummerTerm courses at Drew University

Session I: Beginning Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance
Instructor: Prof. Kimani Fowlin
Monday, May 22 – Friday, June 30, 2017
*No classes on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017
Times: 1:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m.
Days: T, TH
Room: Simon Forum & Athletic Center

This is an introductory face to face studio course focused on exploring the practices of Hip Hop and Contemporary Modern dance and how the connections of these two dance genres complement or oppose one another. The cultural and historical component will give contextual research that helps to define the genres’ current societal impact. Included in this research will be the study of an iconic dance persona that has transcended these dance practices exemplifying his/her legacy. Students will create, explore and experiment through improvisation, composition and written assignments, with the intention of developing new movement vocabulary for collaborative presentations. Critiques of a dance film and live per-formance will be assigned to develop the critical eye for assessing movement and encouraging dance appreciation and literacy. A culminating performance of students’ compositional studies and collaborative group projects will be presented in a final showing, exhibiting the entirety of the work accomplished throughout the semester.

*Session II: Wednesday, July 5 – Friday, August 11, 2017

Drew Students:
Register via TreeHouse Self-Service. Most summer courses run on an open enrollment basis so a Pin Number will not be required to register. It is recommended that you consult with your academic advisor before making your course selections.

Visiting Students:
Visiting students must be in good academic standing at their home school and have successfully met all course prerequisites in order to enroll. It is the responsibility of visiting students to secure approval from their home schools before registering for summer classes. To register submit the application by clicking the green “Apply for Classes” button at the bottom of the SummerTerm webpage, accessible at: drew.edu/summer.

Registration Begins: March 13, 2017

Location: Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940

For more information visit www.drew.edu/summer
 

March Tap Workshop
Hillary-Marie and Roxane Butterfly present a March Tap Workshop at Grooves Unlimited Dance Studio (NJ) on Sunday, March 19th for two hours of technique, choreography and improvisation for intermediate and advanced level tap dancers.

Time: Sunday, March 19th 2pm- 4pm
Cost: $40
Location: Grooves Unlimited Dance Studio
355 Eisenhower Parkway #214
Livingston, New Jersey

Click HERE to register
for more information contact Hillary- Marie at HillaryMarieTap@gmail.com

Apply to be a NDEO Mentor or Mentee for PreK- 12 Dance Educators
The program will serve as a support system for dance teachers with fewer than five years of experience in the PK-12 field of dance education. It will also give dance teachers with five or more years of experience in PK-12 an opportunity to reach out and assist new educators.

With the National Dance Education Organization’s leadership and technical support, the mentorship committee will select twenty five mentors and mentees for a test pilot based on the applications received. It is our hope that the mentor/mentee relationship will be ongoing and enriching. Both mentor and mentee should plan for a two year commitment, however it may continue and grow in an alternate form for as long as the participants wish. If the pilot is deemed a success, the plan is to expand the number of mentor/mentee relationships.

New PK-12 dance educators will be paired with experienced dance education mentors, basing matches on criteria such as similar job attributes, disposition and philosophical outlook, and needs.

To read more about the background for this project, Mentorship Pilot Program - Background Document.

MENTORS
As a mentor, you will have the opportunity to further examine your process and beliefs and draw from your experience as an educator as you guide a newer dance teacher, significantly contributing to the sustainability of the PK-12 dance education field. If you work in a district with a qualified teacher evaluation system, your participation in the NDEO PK – 12 Mentorship Pilot Program may provide exceptional evidence of your service to the field, thus supporting strong ratings.

MENTEES
We learn something new every day. This is especially so during the first few years of teaching in PK-12 as you work to juggle teaching responsibilities, curriculum development, program administration, performance productions and your teacher evaluation and tenure process. As a mentee, you will have the support of an experienced mentor/coach selected to match your personal disposition and current teaching situation.

To Apply: click HERE to access the application form
Deadline: 3/8/17
For more information visit NDEO.org

 

Summer Dance 2017 at Mill Ballet
The Mill Ballet School is proud to announce Summer Dance 2017 Registration is now open!

This year’s programs include our

  • Choreographic Workshop for ages 10-Up
  • Ballet Technique Intensive for ages 9 –18
  • Magical Mornings for ages 3-5
  • Junior Dance Camp for ages 5-8
  • Young Dancers Workshop for ages 8-12

In addition we offer Open Enrollment Dance Classes for all ages and levels! We hope you will join us this summer for an exciting and enriching experience. For more information, call 609-397-7244, email info@millballetschool.com, or schedule a visit.

To register click HERE
Date Range: June 26, 2017- August 18, 2017
Price Range: $150- and up
Location: Mill Ballet School, Canal Studios
243 North Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530

The Mill Ballet School is the official school of Roxey Ballet.

 

Washington Rock Dance 2017 Summer Dance Intensives
Come dance at Washington Rock this summer!
We offer camps and intensives for students ages 2-21 in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. 

Cost: prices vary based on intensive enrollment
Location: 10 G Community Place
Warren, NJ 07059

Visit washingtonrockdance.com or contact Kelli McGovern, Co-Owner Washington Rock Dance, at washingtonrockdance@gmail.com and 908-5619699 for more information.

 

Audition for NJ Dance Theatre Ensemble's MIP2® NYC Summer Intensive
The MIP2® NYC 2017 Summer Program is part of the MOVEMENT INVENTION PROJECT®, a progressive dance education program of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble. This two-week introduction to the creative process and improvisational skills for advanced dancers ages 15 to 18 will held at Marymount Manhattan College from July 2-14, 2017. Each day begins with a Ballet class followed by pointe work for women and men’s work. The morning then concludes with Introduction to Improvisation. After lunch, dancers have Contemporary Technique followed by a Collaboration/Creative Process class. For more information, please visit http://www.njdte.org/mip2/.

AUDITION: Saturday, February 25, 2017
TIME: 12pm- 4pm
FEE: $30
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: mip@njdte.org
LOCATION: NJDTE
315 B Springfield Ave
Summit, NJ 07901

PROGRAM DATES: July 2-14, 2017 (no classes July 4)

For more information contact Jenna Capizzi, NJDTE Administrative Associate at jcapizzi@njdte.org or 908-273-5500.

MIP2® 2017 COLLABORATORS: Francois Perron (French Academie of Ballet); Elia Mrak (Flying Low Technique); Jenni Berthelot (chuthis); Adam Barruch (Anatomaie Occultii & Juilliard Graduate)

Buggé Ballet and Westfield School of Dance Summer Intensive & Sizzlin Summer Workshop
Buggé Ballet and Westfield School of Dance combine talents for their second annual summer intensive residency program and new sizzling summer workshop! 
Buggé Ballet and Westfield School of Dance are committed to providing quality dance education, training the performers of tomorrow. This exciting program will utilize the professional dancers of Buggé Ballet as educators to students in the New Jersey community. Accepted dancers will participate in a daily technique class teaching a variety of styles including ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz. Students will learn classical and contemporary repertory, participate in discussions focused around nutrition and stage make up, and learn somatic practices such as yoga and Elemental Body Alignment System. A new summer workshop brings in artists from famous NYC shows to teach master classes, have a mock audition and talk with the students about life as a professional dancer. Participants may choose from two, three or four-week sessions plus the workshop and will appear in a weekly in-studio showing. 

Audition Date: March 11, 2017.
Audition Fee: $25 (cash only)
Time: Registration 1:30pm, Audition 2pm
Location: Westfield School of Dance
137 Central Avenue, 2nd floor
Westfield, NJ 07090
Tuition: $400 (2 weeks), $600 (3 weeks), $750 (4 weeks + workshop); $150 (workshop only)

For more information click HERE or contact Nicole Buggé at bbwsodsummer@gmail.com or (908) 789-3011

 

NJDTE 2017 Summer Intensive Auditions
Study with world-renowned master faculty at NJDTE's state-of-the-art facility in Summit this summer! We are pleased to offer four 2017 Summer Intensive programs for ages 5-18. Auditions will be held by appointment. Email Jenna Capizzi at jcapizzi@njdte.org to register.

The NJDTE Summer Dance Intensive is designed for the advanced dance student aged 13-18. The program concentrates on strengthening the dancer’s technique with daily classes in ballet, pointe, modern and contemporary dance as well as additional classes in Pilates, yoga, improvisation, floor barre, dance history, anatomy, and lectures with Dr. Harlene Goldschmidt on dance psychology. Classes are taught by renowned NJDTE faculty, including Nancy Turano (NJDTE Artistic Director), Peter Brandenhoff (Royal Danish Ballet/San Francisco Ballet & Faculty, the Ailey School), Lenore Pavlakos-Morales (Dance Theatre of Harlem), Lynn Glauber-Mandel (The Ailey School), Elizabeth Koeppen-Kalosieh (Parsons Dance), Bradley Shelver (Horton), plus other 2017 faculty to be announced. Dancers have the opportunity to learn and perform repertory works and work with cutting-edge choreographers, in addition to being an integral part of “INKUBATE,” a site-specific performance at Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit. The program runs Monday-Friday. All dancers are released for the weekend on Friday afternoons. Commuter and resident options available. Resident tuition at the beautiful Grand Summit Hotel includes all meals. No meals are included in commuter tuition.

The NJDTE Young Dancers Program for ages 7-12 focuses on ballet and modern techniques and includes an introduction to yoga, Pilates, dance history, improvisation and repertoire. The program runs Monday-Friday from 9am-2:15pm. Each day includes two technique classes, repertory and more, all with renowned NJDTE faculty. There is a half hour lunch break.

The Pearl & Sapphire Dancer Program is for 5-year-old and beginning 6-year-old boys and girls interested in learning the fundamentals of ballet and an introduction to modern technique. The class meets for one hour from 10-11am on Wednesdays for five weeks.

The Beginner Teen Program is for dancers ages 13-16 who have had some dance training, and who would like to continue learning the detailed fundamentals of ballet and modern techniques. This program meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:15-4:45pm for five weeks (no class on July 4). Each day includes a ballet class and a modern class.

To audition email Jenna Capizzi at jcapizzi@njdte.org to set up an audition. $30 audition fee. 
Location: 315B Springfield Avenue
Summit, New Jersey 07901

Click HERE for more information. 

 

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