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Summer Camps 2017

Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

During the summer of 2017, Colorado Ballet Academy will offer Summer Dance Camps for Ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-9. Students are asked to register for the age they will be at the time of the camp. 

2017 weeks:

June 5-9
June 12-16
July 24-28
July 31-August 4

All classes will take place at the Colorado Ballet Studios at the Armstrong Center for Dance, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO.  Please view the 2017 Summer Camp schedule below and click register to sign up for a specific camp.

Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography


 June 5-9, 2017

   

Prince and Princess Dance Camp

Monday-Friday - 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Ages 3-6
The classic prince and princesses featured prominently in the world of ballet come to life in this camp.  The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella, and The Nutcracker are some of the ballets we explore.  Dancers will practice age and skill appropriate ballet movements and skills, learn about and listen to music, story time, and make art and crafts inspired by these different characters.  Students are asked to bring their own snacks and water to enjoy on their breaks.
    Ages 3-4 Register
   Ages 5-6 Register
 
Tuition for Prince and Princess Dance Camp 
$150

Dance Around the World: East 

Monday-Friday - 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Ages 7-9
North, South, East & West! Every country has traditional and classical dance forms.  In addition to daily ballet classes, students will get to learn and practice other popular dance forms from around the world!  Eastern dances may include Chinese, Flamenco, or African.  The week will conclude with a demonstration of some of what they’ve learned! 
 
Ages 7-9 Register
 
Tuition for Dance Around the World: East 
(ages 7-9)
$275

June 12-16, 2017

   

Ballet Fairy Dance Camp 

 Monday-Friday - 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ages 3-6
Fairies, fairies, and more fairies!  There are 11 fairies in The Sleeping Beauty, 1 in The Nutcracker, and even more in A Midsummer Night’s Dream!  Dancers will practice age and skill appropriate ballet movements and skills, learn about and listen to music, story time, and make art and crafts inspired by these different characters.  Students are asked to bring their own snacks and water to enjoy on their breaks. 
    Ages 3-4 Register
  Ages 5-6  Register
  Tuition for Ballet Fairy Dance Camp $150

Dance Around the World: West 

Monday-Friday - 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Ages 7-9
North, South, East & West! Every country has traditional and classical dance forms.  In addition to daily ballet classes, students will get to learn and practice other popular dance forms from around the world!  Western dances may include Break Dancing & Krump, Square Dance, and Salsa.  The week will conclude with a demonstration of some of what they’ve learned!
    Ages 7-9
Register
  Tuition for Dance Around the World: West (ages 7-9) $275

 July 24-28, 2017

   

Move, Make & Create:         Classical Era 

Monday-Friday 
 Ages 3-9
For this camp, we are partnering with local artists from the Santa Fe Arts District to bring a unique experience designed to show the collaboration of Dance, Art and Music from the Classical era.  Students are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch and water to enjoy on their breaks.
    Ages 3-4 Register
  Ages 5-6  Register
  Tuition for Move, Make & Create: Classical Era- Classes run 9:30-12:00pm (ages 3-4 and 5-6)   $150 
  Ages 7-9  Register
  Tuition for Move, Make & Create: Classical Era- Classes run 9:00-1:30pm (ages 7-9)  $275

July 31-August 4, 2017

   

Move, Make & Create: Contemporary Era

Monday-Friday 
 Ages 3-9
For this camp, we are partnering with local artists from the Santa Fe Arts District to bring a unique experience designed to show the collaboration of Dance, Art and Music from the Contemporary era.  Students are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch and water to enjoy on their breaks.
    Ages 3-4 
Register
  Ages 5-6  Register
  Tuition for Move, Make & Create: Contemporary Era-Classes run 9:30-12:00pm (ages 3-4 and 5-6)  $150 
  Ages 7-9  Register
  Tuition for Move, Make & Create: Contemporary Era. Classes run 9:00am- 1:30pm (ages 7-9) 
$275

Sample Schedules:

Ages 3-4 and 5-6 themed camps:
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2.5 hours
9:30-10:15           CD/PreBallet movement/technique
10:15-10:30         Snack Break
10:30-11              CD/PreBallet movement/technique
11:00-11:15         Snack Break
11:30-12              Craft/Book/Film/Music/Art

Ages 7-9:
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 4.5 hours
9-10                      Ballet Class
10-10:15               Snack Break
10:15-11               Guest Dance Form A or B Technique
11-11:45               Guest Dance Form A or B Choreography
11:45-12               Lunch
12-12:45               Guest Dance Form A or B Technique
12:45-1:30            Guest Dance Form A or B Choreography

Ages 7-9:
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 4.5 hours
9-10:15                 Ballet Class
10:15-10:30          Snack Break
10:30-12               Ballet Choreography
12-12:15               Lunch
12:15-1:30            Guest Artist 

End of week demonstrations - Fridays 1-1:30 p.m.

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