Summer Semester Programs

 

 


Summer Semester Programs          Master Class Series 


 

MOVEMENT & MAKE BELIEVE  (Ages 3 – 5)          $210 per session

*Session 1:  June 25 – 29, 2018 Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios
Session 2:  July 9 – 13, 2018 Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios

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

*Session 1 has reached capacity for Movement & Make Believe. Available for waitlist only.


BALLET JOURNEYS (Ages 6 – 9)          $285 per session

Session 1:  June 25 – 29, 2018 Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 4:00 pm St. Matthews Studios
Session 2:  July 9 – 13, 2018 Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 4:00 pm St. Matthews Studios

Children 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 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 18 – 22, 2018  Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:15 pm Before and After Care is available!  St. Matthews Studios

This inclusive program is open to all skill levels! Students will be introduced to a wide variety of arts programming including ballet, hip hop, creative dance, yoga, cultural dance, and circus arts with artists from CirqueLouis! The program culminates in a final performance for friends & family on Friday, June 22 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.

All age groups have reached capacity for Summer Dance Camp. Available for waitlist only.

 


WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS
June 6 – August 1, 2018

Weekly Wednesday classes will run in two sessions during the summer semester with no classes the week of Fourth of July. Enroll in both sessions or choose a session that best fits your summer schedule! All Weekly Wednesday classes will take place at the St. Matthews Studios.

Session 1: June 6 – June 27
Session 2: July 11 – August 1

           
Creative Movement 1 This class encourages children to use their imagination in a structured dance class setting to expand body awareness, develop locomotor skills, and build social sensibilities. (Ages 3 & 4) $65 per session, or $115 for both  A: 4:30 – 5:00 pm
B: 5:00 – 5:30 pm 
 
  All classes have filled. CM1 available for waitlist only.        
Creative Movement 2 This class encourages creative thinking, while cultivating the movement base needed for ballet through improved concentration, gross motor skills, and the study of patterns in both music and movement. (Ages 4 & 5) $75 per session, or $135 for both A: 5:30 – 6:15 pm
B: 6:15 – 7:00 pm
 
  Openings in the 6:15 pm section only for CM2.        
Pre-Ballet In Pre-Ballet, we introduce French terms and basic ballet positions, along with basic tap dance to encourage rhythm skills & musicality. (Age 5 & 6) $85 per session, or $155 for both 5:00 – 6:00 pm  
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.
Level I No previous dance experience is required (Ages 6 & 7) $85 per session, or $155 for both 5:00 – 6:00 pm  
Level II No previous dance experience is required (Ages 7+) $95 per session, or $170 for both  5:00 – 6:15 pm  
Level III Previous dance experience is required (Ages 8+) $115 Session 1 only*: June 6 – 27
6:00 – 7:30 pm
 
Level IV Previous dance experience is required (Ages 9 -12) $115 Session 1 only*: June 6 – 27
6:00 – 7:30 pm
 

2017-2018 LBS students should enroll in their current level for Weekly Wednesday classes.

*Level 3 & 4 Classical Ballet students are encouraged to continue their summer training in July by participating in the Intermediate / Advanced Intensive. See details below. 

 


PRE – INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Ages 10 – 18)**          $475 per session

June 4 – 15, 2018 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:00 pm Downtown Studios of Louisville Ballet

This early summer program (held at the Downtown Studios of Louisville Ballet) gives serious dance students intensive-style ballet training while also exploring other styles of dance. This program is ideal for those students needing to prepare their bodies before going away for a summer intensive. There will a placement class on the first day to determine dancer placement in one of two levels. 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 pointe, modern, character, yoga and more!  This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family.

This Program is limited to 15 students per level.

** Appropriate for current (17/18 school year) LBS students in Classical Ballet 5 – 8 and Pre-Professional 1 – 6. New students, ages 10+ as of August 2017 with pre-pointe or pointe experience, are welcome to enroll! 

 

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED INTENSIVE (Ages 8 – 14)***          $475 per session

July 23 – August 3, 2018 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:00 pm St. Matthews Studios

This end-of-summer program allows serious aspiring dancers to make meaningful improvements prior to the fall semester. This program offers intensive-style ballet training while also exploring other styles of dance. There will be a placement class on the first day to determine dancer placement. 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 modern, character, yoga and more!  This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family.

This Program is limited to 15 students per level.

*** Appropriate for current (17/18 school year) LBS students in Classical Ballet 3 – 8 and Pre-Professional 1 & 2. New Students, ages 8+ as of August 2017 with previous ballet experience, are welcome to enroll!

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