Summer Semester Programs

Summer Semester Programs          Master Class Series          Workshop Series      

  MOVEMENT & MAKE BELIEVE  (Ages 3-5)          $210 per session
Session 1:  June 26 - 30, 2017 Mon - Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am
Session 2:  July 10 - 14, 2017 Mon - Friday 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Children will discover an exciting mix of creative dance, arts and crafts, and narrative storytelling through movement–all inspired by the wonderful world around us. Daily rehearsals based on weekly themes encourage creative thinking while cultivating the movement base needed for ballet. No previous dance experience is required. Max Class size is 12 students  
BALLET JOURNEYS (Ages 6-9)          $285 per session
Session 1:  June 26 - 30, 2017 Mon - Friday 12:30 - 4:00 pm
Session 2:  July 10 - 14, 2017 Mon - Friday 12:30 - 4:00 pm
Children will explore a blend of creative dance and pre-­ballet exercises along with visual art projects in their daily classes. French terminology and basic ballet positions are introduced to help develop balance, body alignment, flexibility, and core strength. Students focus on coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness as we introduce patterns in both music and movement. Daily rehearsals encourage creativity while cultivating the ability to tell a story through movement. Weekly themes based on the traditional full-length classical ballets inspire children to discover the art of storytelling through dance. No previous dance experience is required. Max class size is 12 students  
SUMMER DANCE CAMP (Ages 6-14)          $320
June 19 - 23, 2017  Mon - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 pm Before and After Care is available! 
This is an inclusive program open to all skill levels! Students will be introduced to a wide variety of arts programming including ballet, hip hop, kid yoga, cultural dance, visual arts & music. The program culminates in a final performance for friends & family on Friday, June 23 at 5:15. No previous dance experience is required. Before- & After-Care is available - Drop-off from 8:45-9:55 am, and pick-up from 4:15-5:15 pm.  
JUNIOR WORKSHOP SERIES (Ages 9-12)          $65 per Workshop
One-Week Workshops June 20 - Aug 3, 2017 Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:00 - 6:15 pm Ballet Technique
6:15 - 6:45 Repertoire
One-week Workshops – Classes meeting on Tuesday & Thursday for ballet technique & repertoire.   These workshops are appropriate for existing students in levels CB IV-V & Pre-Pro 1. Previous dance experience is required. Program is limited to 12 students per Workshop  
WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS June 7 - August 2, 2017
Creative Movement (Ages 3 & 4) $115 6:00 - 6:45 pm These 45-minute classes encourage creative thinking and help develop body awareness, rhythm, coordination and confidence.
Pre-Ballet (Age 5) $155 5:00 - 6:00 pm In Pre-Ballet, we introduce French terms and basic ballet positions, along with basic tap dance to encourage rhythm skills and musicality.
Classical Ballet Students develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness. In a more structured class environment, the instructors nurture the students’ love for dance & the arts through the disciplined study of classical ballet technique.
Early CB: (Ages 6  & 7) $155 5:00 - 6:00 pm No previous dance experience is required
Intermediate CB: (Ages 8 & 9) $155 6:00 - 7:00 pm No previous dance experience is required
Advanced CB: (Age 10+) $215 6:00 - 7:30 pm Previous dance experience is required
INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED INTENSIVE (Ages 10-16)          $475 per session
Session 1:  June 5 - 16, 2017 Mon - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Session 2:  July 17 - 28, 2017 Mon - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 pm
This 2-week intensive gives serious dance students an opportunity to receive intensive style ballet training as well as explore other styles of dance. Dancers spend each day in the studio from 10:00 to 4:00 pm; beginning each day with ballet and ending the day exploring electives that may include jazz, character, yoga and more!  This program culminates in a final performance at the St. Matthews Studios for parents, families and friends. This session is also ideal for those students going away for a summer intensive later in the summer, or getting back into shape before the Fall Semester. Take this time to stay in shape and prepare your body. This Program is limited to 15 students per level. Early Drop-off is available starting at 9:00 am.