Summer Semester Programs

 

 


Summer Semester Programs          Intensive Programs          Master Class Series


 

SUMMER DANCE CAMP (Ages 6 – 14)                   $320 per session

June 15 – 19, 2020 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:30 pm Before and After Care is available!  St. Matthews Studios
July 6 – 10, 2020 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:30 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! The program culminates in a final performance for friends & family on the final day of each camp 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 4:30-5:15 pm.

Max program size is 25 students.

New & returning students, ages 6-14 as of program start date are welcome to enroll!

 


DANCE DISCOVERY (Ages 7 – 10)                         $250

July 13 – 17, 2020 Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm St. Matthews Studios

Children explore a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, creative dance, hip hop, and more. 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 the elements of dance. Daily rehearsals encourage creativity while cultivating the ability to tell a story through movement. Dancers will present a final performance on Friday for friends and family. No previous dance experience is required. 

Max class size is 12 students.

New & returning students, ages 7-10 as of program start date are welcome to enroll!


MOVEMENT & MAKE BELIEVE  (Ages 4 – 6)          $210 per session

Unicorns, Fairies, & Magic! June 22 – 26, 2020 Monday – Friday,   9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios Tiny dancers will prance and gallop as magnificent unicorns, flutter along like fairies, and discover other magical friends in this week long camp. We will dance our way through an enchanted forest through imaginative activities, ballet basics, and magical crafts! Dancers will present a final performance on Friday for friends and family.
Fantastic Fairytales July 13 – 17, 2020 Monday – Friday,   9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios Dancers will twirl and leap their way through the week as we explore our favorite fairy tales. This magical camp is full of ballet basics, plenty of imaginative activities, crafts and of course storytelling! Dancers will present a final performance on Friday for friends and family.

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 10 students.

New & returning students, ages 4-6 as of program start date are welcome to enroll!


 

PRE-SCHOOL DANCE PARTIES (Ages 3 – 5)          $50 per session^

Magical Mermaid Dance Party Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios Tiny Ballerinas will dance and leap through the ocean as magical mermaids and other sea life in this sparkling summer camp. Dancers will focus on ballet basics and creative movement, as well as imaginative activities and crafts!
Unicorn           Dance Party Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios This magical camp will delight your tiny dancer as we prance and gallop as magnificent unicorns! Ballet basics, creative movement, and a special craft will help make this a day to remember.
Prince & Princess Dance Party Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios Your prince or princess will love this royal ballet adventure as we dance through magical kingdoms and learn important lessons along the way. Ballet basics, creative movement, and a royal craft will help us reach our crowning moment!
Troll-tastic      Dance Party Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 am St. Matthews Studios Dancers will have a blast dancing to their favorite music from Trolls at this dance party. Dancing along to our favorite music we will learn basic dance skills, explore Troll themed Creative movement and even make a Troll inspired craft!

Max Class size is 10 students.

^Please note, a registration fee is not required single-day programs

 


WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS – NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
June 3 – July 29, 2020

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 3 – June 24
Session 2: July 8 – July 29

Class Ages Notes Sessions Available  Time Fees
Zumbini®
3 months – 4 years Zumbini® combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Session 1
Session 2
5:30 – 6:15 pm $75 for single session
$135 for both sessions
Creative Movement Ages 3-4 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. Session 1
Session 2
4:30 – 5:00 pm
$65 for single session
$115 for both sessions
Creative Movement Ages 4-5 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. Session 1
Session 2
5:00 – 5:45 pm $75 for single session
$135 for both sessions
Classical Ballet  Ages 6-7  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. Session 1
Session 2
4:30 – 5:30 pm $85 for single session
$155 for both sessions
Classical Ballet Ages 8-12  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. Session 1  5:30 – 6:45 pm $95
Jazz/Tap  Ages 6-7 Increase control, coordination, and rhythm with this fusion of dance and percussion. Session 1
Session 2
5:45 – 6:45 pm $85 for single session
$155 for both sessions
Jazz/Tap  Ages 8-10 Increase control, coordination, and rhythm with this fusion of dance and percussion. Session 1  4:30 – 5:30 pm $85 
Hip Hop  Ages 8-12 Hip hop is a high-energy class that will encourage students to develop their own individual movement style and rhythm through vocabulary drawn from street dancing. Session 2  5:45 – 6:45 pm $85

No previous dance experience is required for Weekly Wednesday enrollment. Enrollment is by age as of the start of the session. Classes are open to new and returning students!

 


PRE – INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Ages 11 – 18)*          $475 

June 8 – 19, 2020 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:30 pm Downtown Studios of Louisville Ballet

This early summer program (held at the Main Street Studios) 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 and for those who are not quite ready for a 4-week summer intensive program. There will be a placement class on the first day to determine dancer level. Dancers spend each day in the studio from 10:00 to 4:30 pm; beginning each day with ballet technique and pre-pointe/pointe and ending the day with repertoire, and electives that may include modern, character, yoga and more!  This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family on Friday, June 19 at 4:30 pm.

Max Program size is 40 students.

New students, ages 11+ with pre-pointe or pointe experience, are welcome to enroll! 

*Appropriate for students of The Louisville Ballet School who were enrolled in in Classical Ballet levels VI – IX or Pre-Professional levels 1 – 6 during the 2019-2020 School Year.

 


JUNIOR INTENSIVE (Ages 8 – 14)**                         $475 

July 20 – 31, 2020 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:30 pm St. Matthews Studios

This end-of-summer program allows aspiring dancers to make meaningful improvements prior to the fall semester. This program offers intensive-style ballet training while also being introduced to other styles of dance. There will be a placement class on the first day to determine dancer level. Dancers spend each day in the studio from 10:00 to 4:30 pm; beginning each day with ballet and ending the day exploring electives that may include modern, cultural dance, musical theater and more!  This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family.

Max Program size is 30 students.

New Students, ages 8-14 with previous ballet experience, are welcome to enroll!

**Appropriate for students of The Louisville Ballet School who were enrolled in Classical Ballet levels III – IX or Pre-Professional level 1 during the 2019-2020 School Year.

 


 

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