Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy


Summer Dance ’17

Can’t keep those toes from movin’? Whether you’re into ballet, modern, lyrical, tap, or jazz…check out these exciting dance classes and workshops!

*Registration for summer classes begins February 24, 2017

Registration deadline for all classes is two weeks prior to the start of the class

Ballet Dancers


 

Registration deadline for classes is two weeks prior to the start of the class. Minimum enrollment must be met two weeks prior to the class start date.

 

Intro to Pre-Ballet

Age: 3 to 5 years 

In this three-day session, students will be introduced to the world of creative movement and the fundamentals of ballet. Children will incorporate gross motor skills, musicality, and creativity into their movements as they explore their natural ability to move and dance. No previous training is required. Children may wear dance clothes or clothes that allow for easy movement. Ballet slippers, bare feet, or socks may be worn.

Tuition: $27 
Class Times: July 18-20, 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Location: SCAA 202
Instructor: Abigail Johnson


Intro to Ballet

Age: 6 to 9 years 

In this five-day session, students will be introduced to fundamentals of ballet. Children will learn about five ballet positions of the hands and feet, jumps, turns, and much more. An emphasis will also be placed on musicality and using the body to interpret music. No previous training is required. Children may wear dance clothes or clothes that allow for easy movement. Ballet slippers, bare feet, or socks may be worn.

Tuition: $60
Class Times: July 17-21, 11 a.m.-12 noon
Location: SCAA 202
Instructor: Abigail Johnson


Intro to Modern

Age: 9 to 12 years

In this five-day session, students will be introduced to Modern Dance fundamentals by exploring BEST concepts (body, energy, space, and time). They will learn about gravity and momentum by engaging in improvisational creative movement activities that foster spatial/body awareness as well as creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving. No previous dance training is required. Bare feet recommended.

Tuition: $60
Class Times: July 10-14, 2-3 p.m.
Location: SCAA 202
Instructor: 
Kendra Miller-Appleyard


Intro to Tap

Age: 6 to 9 years 

In this five-day session, students will gain a fundamental understanding of Tap Dance by exploring musicality, rhythm, body percussion, and basic Tap Dance vocabulary. No previous dance training is required. Students may wear tennis shoes in place of tap shoes.

Tuition: $60
Class Times: 
July 10-14, 1-2 p.m.
Location: 
SCAA 208 
Instructor: 
Kendra Miller-Appleyard


Intro to Jazz

Age: 6 to 9 years 

In this five-day session, students will gain a fundamental understanding of Jazz Dance by learning and performing combinations of basic Jazz Dance vocabulary, exploring syncopated rhythms, and engaging in stretching and conditioning exercises. No previous dance training is required. Students may wear ballet slippers or socks in place of jazz shoes.

Tuition: $60
Class Times: 
July 10-14, 12-1 p.m.
Location: 
SCAA 202
Instructor: 
Kendra Miller-Appleyard


Ballet Technique

Age: intermediate-advanced dancers 11 and up

These 90-minute single sessions are designed for dancers who want to concentrate on technique. These classes offer focused,  individualized technical instruction with emphasis on turns, jumps, and overall placement. Offered to intermediate-advanced dancers.

Please register no later than *seven days prior to each class date. Register for one class or several classes at a time. Sorry, no exchanging of dates within seven days of class. Summer classes are non-refundable. 

*If the minimum number of students is met prior to seven days before the class date, then students are welcome to register up to the class date.

Tuition: $20 per 90-minute class
Class Dates/Times: TBA
Instructors: Abigail Johnson and Mary Robare


Intro to Lyrical

Age: 9-12 years

The graceful style of lyrical dance combines elements of ballet, modern, and jazz performed to soulful contemporary music. Classes include a warm-up and exercises to increase your lyrical dance vocabulary. These elements are then combined to create expressive dances. Students wear footless or convertible tights and a leotard. Lyrical dance is learned in bare feet or “dance paws”.

Tuition: $60
Lyrical: June 19-23, 2-3 p.m.
Location: SCAA
Instructor: Mary Robare


Advanced Lyrical

Age: 13 and up

The graceful style of lyrical dance combines elements of ballet, modern, and jazz performed to soulful contemporary music. Classes include a warm-up and exercises to increase your lyrical dance vocabulary. These elements are then combined to create expressive dances. Students wear footless or convertible tights and a leotard. Lyrical dance is learned in bare feet or “dance paws”.

Tuition: $60
Lyrical: June 19-23, 3-4 p.m.
Location: SCAA 301
Instructor: Mary Robare
Prerequisite: Previous dance training or approval of the instructor


Junior Dance Workshop and Senior Dance Workshop

Do you love to dance? Would you like to continue working on your technique and try a few other dance genres? This is the perfect opportunity for you. During this workshop you will participate in three different technique classes each day; a hour and a half each of ballet, modern, and jazz dance. Students will work on mastering their placement and technique. A piece of choreography in each genre will be learned to perform at the end of the week for family and friends.

Junior Dance Workshop

Age: 9 to 12 years

Tuition: $248
Class Times: July 24-28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: SCAA 301
Instructors: Jennifer Green-Flint, Abby Johnson, and Whitney Ostrowski
Prerequisite: One year of previous dance instruction is required or approval from the instructors.


Senior Dance Workshop

Age: 13 and up

Tuition: $275
Class Times: July 17-21, 9-2:30 p.m.
Location: SCAA 301
Instructors: Jennifer Green-Flint, Abby Johnson, Kendra Miller-Appleyard
Prerequisite: Two years of previous dance instruction is required or approval from the instructors.


Musical Theatre Dance

Age: 13 and up

This class consists of a warm up, followed by learning new ensemble dance combinations executed to music from Broadway shows. Offered two separate weeks. This class joins the Musical Theatre Intensive (Listed under Musical Theatre Intensives) for a presentation for family and friends at the end of the week.

Tuition: $120
Class Times: July 10-14, 3-5 p.m.
Location: SCAA 301
Instructor: Whitney Ostrowski

Tuition: $120
Class Times: July 17-21, 3-5 p.m.
Location: SCAA 301
Instructor: Whitney Ostrowski