Summer Dance Camps

School of Dance

Summer Dance Classes & Camps

Summer dance classes & camps, whether you’re a dancer seeking to strengthen your technique or a parent looking to nurture your child’s creativity

Summer Dance Intensive

Ages: 12 - 18+
Dates: August 17th - 28th, 2020

Cost: $900 + $25 registration. Early-Bird rate if purchased before July 31st $825 + $25 registration.

Pilates

Ages: 12 - 18+
Dates: August 5th - 31st, 2020

1 Hour Class: $20 drop in fee, all incl. $60 all incl. Term fee of 4 weeks + registration fee $150 all incl. Class card of 10 + registration fee

Adult Absolute Beginner Ballet

Ages: 16 - 18+
Dates: August 5th - 31st, 2020

1 Hour Class: $20 drop in fee, all incl. $60 all incl. Term fee of 4 weeks + registration fee $150 all incl. Class card of 10 + registration fee

Children & Youth Online Dance Camps

Please be advised that due to social distancing protocols space is VERY limited and dancers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Discounts available when enrolling in multiple Children & Youth summer camps.

Children’s Dance Camp

Ages: 7-9
Dates: July 13th - 17th | July 20th - 24th
Cost: 250.00 + 25.00 Registration fee

Youth Dance Intensive

Ages: 10-13
Dates: July 13th - 17th | July 20th to 24th
Cost: 275.00 + 25.00 Registration fee

Storybook Dance Camp

Ages: 3-4
Cost: 40.00 + 10.00
Registration fee

Ages: 5-6
Dates: July 6th - 9th
Cost: 48.00 + 10.00 Registration fee

Storybook Dance Camp - Online Only

Nurture your child’s creativity as they explore the world of dance and music through classic children’s storybooks and nursery rhymes. Designed for the young dancer, this daily class (delivered via Zoom) introduces children to basic movement concepts, as well as the use of dramatic expression and storytelling through dance.

Ages 3 & 4 years old – Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 10:15am (45 minutes)
Ages 5 & 6 years old – Monday to Thursday, 10:30am to 11:30am (1 hour)

For ages 7-9, including those with no experience. Designed for younger children who wish to explore a variety of movement forms, dance classes will include ballet, jazz, modern and more! Camp days will also feature arts and crafts, outdoor play and workshops on everything from creative composition to tap dance. 

Children’s Dance Camps run from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Should your child require before/after care, please contact us to make arrangements as space is limited.

Youth Dance Intensive

For ages 10-13, experience recommended. A unique opportunity for young dancers wishing to further their individual strengths and abilities in a supportive environment. Dancers will develop their artistic skills by participating in ballet, jazz, modern, character dance and composition classes tailored to elevate technique and inspire creativity. Workshops throughout the week will also allow them to explore dance history, anatomy and more! 

Youth Dance Intensive runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Should your child require before/after care, please contact us to make arrangements as space is limited.

Summer Dance Intensive

The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts Summer Dance Intensive is ideal for professionally-oriented students looking to advance their technical skills. Located in Halifax, our studios are steeped in east coast history, providing the perfect backdrop for nationally and internationally renowned teachers to guide students’ artistic growth.

Our two week, full day, ballet-centred programming incorporates a variety of disciplines, which support the development of a versatile dancer.

Areas of study for the two week intensive include daily pilates and mind/body centring classes, classical ballet technique, pointe technique, jazz technique, modern technique, repertoire and variations, composition classes as well as ballet history and jazz history seminars.

Audition videos and physical auditions are only required if the students are auditioning for the full time professional program commencing in September. All audition video’s must be submitted by June 1st, 2020 to be considered for the professional program.

Early-bird registration discount available.

Adult Absolute Beginner Ballet

This is an introductory course to ballet. Suitable for adults with no previous, or limited, training in dance, this level provides a strong foundation in ballet terminology and technique. It is never too late to learn!

August 5th – 31st
Mondays, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

1 Hour Class: $20 drop in fee, all incl. $60 all incl. Term fee of 4 weeks + registration fee $150 all incl. Class card of 10 + registration fee

Pilates​

While adhering to foundational Pilates principles, this low-impact, mat-based class will focus on building muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Emphasis will be placed on postural alignment, muscular balance, and core strength.

August 5th – 31st
Wednesdays, 5pm -7pm

1 Hour Class: $20 drop in fee, all incl. $60 all incl. Term fee of 4 weeks + registration fee $150 all incl. Class card of 10 + registration fee

Summer Dance Classes & Camps