Summer is the perfect time to explore something new!

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Preschool Dance Fundamentals Ages 4-5

This class emphasizes movement and musicality. The young dancer will have fun with skills learned through rhyme and rhythm and dance patterns over the session.
Tuesday and Thursday June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
5:00-6:00pm $68


K/1st Grade Dance Fundamentals Ages 6-7

Dancers gain strength, flexibility, self-confidence and are encouraged to create in collaboration with others over the session.
Tuesday and Thursday June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
6:00-7:00pm $68


Music and Movement Age 3

Your dancer will have fun exploring music and movement concepts, developing dance skills, strengthening the body and brain.
Saturday June 8, 15, 22, 29
10-10:30am $45


Parent and Me for children 2 1/2 – 4 years old

Enjoy and explore the fundamentals of movement, music and rhythm in this developmentally appropriate class. Young dancers and grown up dancers will practice the first steps of a dance class.
4 Saturdays in June (8, 15, 22, 29) 10:45 – 11:30am $45
4 Wednesdays in July (10, 17, 24, 31) 10:00 – 10:45am $45
4 Saturdays in Aug (3, 10, 17, 24) 10:45 – 11:30am $45


Yoga and Mindful Movement Ages 6-10

This yoga class is a great introduction to the ancient practice of the body, mind, and breath. We will to the learn many basic poses, and yet expand to yoga sequencing and salutations.  We will engage in breath, in strengthening, in stretching, and in stillness.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat.  
Saturday July 13, 20, 27
10:30-11:30am $34


Intro to Modern/Contemporary Ages Middle/HS

Introduction to modern and contemporary dance will introduce beginning concepts of Cunningham, Graham and Horton technique, and discover new modalities of moving with time, space, levels and energy.  Dance attire recommended and bare feet.
Middle School Age June 24-27 and August 5-8 (M-Th) 9-10am
High School Age June 24-27 and August 5-8 (M-Th) 10:30-11:30am

$45


Mary Poppins Dance Camp Ages 4-6 and 6-10

August 12-15 (M to Th)
Ages 4- 6yrs Morning Camp 9:30 to 11:30am $90
Ages 6 -10yrs Afternoon Camp 1:30 to 3:30pm $90

Have fun exploring, dancing, and experiencing the story of Mary Poppins. Dance Camp will include an age-appropriate, dance-concept/ ballet class each day with many fun activities! Your dancer will engage with the music from this infamous musical and explore the differing characters with choreography. The dancers will share excerpts of their work in an informal showing for family and friends on the last day of class. Attendees should bring a labeled water bottle. Clothing: Girls should wear dance clothes (leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, leggings, bare feet or ballet shoes. Boys should wear sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet or ballet shoes.


Peter and the Wolf Ages 8-12

July 8 to 11 (M to Th)
8-12 years old 1:00 to 3:00pm $90

Create and learn choreography for this story ballet with the music of Prokofiev and engaging narration. (Spoiler- Peter with the help of some animal friends captures the wolf and brings it to the zoo.)
Ballet technique, acting, costumes, performance preparation and more. Culminates in an informal in-studio performance on the last day. Dance attire recommended and bare feet or dance shoes.


Ballet Fairytales Camp Ages 4-6 and 6-10

June 17-20, (M to Th)
4-6 years old 9:30 to 11:30am $90
August 5-8 (M to Th)
6-10 years old 9:30 to 11:30am $90

You are invited to enter in the wonderful world of ballet and fairy tales such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. Each day of camp will include an age appropriate dance class, musicality and instrument work, storytelling, games, and lots of creating. We will have an informal showing of our work on the last day of camp. Please wear your favorite dance clothes and dance shoe wear-bare feet is a great option if your dancer chooses. Bring a labeled water bottle.


Nutcracker Story Camp Ages 4-6

August 19 to 22 (M-Th)
4-6 years old 9:30 to 11:30 am $90

The Nutcracker Ballet story will be used as a springboard for creating a miniature summer Nutcracker ballet! Dance skills, creating age-appropriate choreography, props, costumes, and imagination. Culminates in an informal in-studio performance on the last day. Dance attire and bare feet or dance shoes recommended.


Dance, Art and Yoga Camp Ages 6-10

August 5-8 (M-Th)
6-10 years old 1:30-3:30 $90

Dance, Art and Yoga Camp invites children to explore engaging concepts through many artistic experiences like music exercises, movement stories, creative dance experiences and yoga postures. This fun-filled camp includes hands-on art activities which directly connect to the movement concept explored during a creative dance class or yoga class warm up.  Traditional poses and fun games will lead us to embody stories, sequences, and play in new ways.  Please send labeled water bottle and a small snack with your camper. Your child will share their creativity with family and friends in an informal presentation on the last day of camp.  Clothing: Girls should wear dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., and bare feet. Boys should wear sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts and bare feet.


Musical Theater Adventures 3rd graders and up

July 29-Aug 1 (M to Th)
3rd grade and up 9:30 to 11:30am $90

Come join a Musical Theater Adventures camp full of dynamic and energetic music of Broadway. We will explore rhythm, musicality and improvisation through movement together. Wear comfortable clothes to move in; bare feet or jazz shoes (optional).


Do you offer scholarships? Yes, we offer need-based scholarships. Please complete the application and mail, email or bring it to our studios at: 655 Fairview Avenue N., St. Paul, MN 55104
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Beginning Ballet – Level 2 Summer Pre-professional

Beginning Ballet
Ages 7-8
August 5-21 Monday & Wednesday for 3 weeks
6:00-7:00pm $70

Level 1 Ballet
Ages 8+
August 5-21 Monday & Wednesday for 3 weeks
4:30-6:00pm $110

Level 2 Ballet and Modern
Ages 9+
August 5-23 Monday, Wednesday & Friday for 3 weeks
4:30-7:00pm $265

Live piano accompaniment in Beginning Ballet, Level 1 Ballet and Level 2 Ballet.