Dance


The Dance Department is designed to train young dancers into powerful and expressive artists with the skills and versatility to perform in multiple dance genres. With daily classes in ballet, biomechanics, modern and hip hop, students are encouraged to appreciate and care for their bodies though proper conditioning, dance technique, rest and nutrition.


Biomechanics

Morning Class - All students
Biomechanics class at Summer Arts Conservatory

Designed to help students improve their physical coordination and spatial awareness, this class utilizes the movement theory of Meyerhold through a select combination of yoga, biomechanics and gymnastics.


Ballet Intensive

Afternoon Class - Dance Department students only
Ballet class at Summer Arts Conservatory

This class covers classical ballet principles, technique, and terminology. Special attention is placed on developing strength, flexibility, and artistic interpretation while providing a foundation in classical movement.


Jazz Intensive

Afternoon Class - Dance Department students only
Jazz dance class at Summer Arts Conservatory

In this course, students will study the style, choreography and technique of jazz in order to develop a deeper understanding of the historical cultural context in which this uniquely American dance form evolved.


Contemporary Intensive

Afternoon Class - Dance Department students only
Contemporary dance class at Summer Arts Conservatory

This class serves as an introduction to contemporary dance as an expressive medium, building technical skills at the beginning level. Pattern variations are analyzed in time, space, design, and kinetic sense.