Charleston Summer Session

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Main Studio:
306 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920.

Toll Free Phone #:(833) I-Dance-2 -- Option 1

Email: [email protected]



Summer Online Classes

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Camps & Clinics

Turn Clinic

Description:
This two-day turns clinic is designed to give dancers time to work on the fundamentals of pirouettes and other turns such as a la secondes and fouetté turns. The clinic will break down the mechanics of proper technique from preparation all the way through the rotation. This is a great clinic for those dancers looking to take their turns to the next level.

Dates: Wednesday, June 10th and Thursday 11th
Cost: $65
4:00 - Turn Clinic Intermediate - 9-11 yr olds(click here)
6:30 - Turn Clinic Advanced - 12 & up(click here)


Ballet Boot Camp

Description:
A four-day session of serious fun, strengthening your dance technique, expanding your artistic voice and broadening your movement vocabulary in new and exciting ways. The Ballet Boot Camp provides a unique opportunity for dance students to work intensively in developing their bodies, their technique, and their artistry. The classes also remind students to focus more consistently on correct body placement and technique allowing them to develop "muscle memory," and gain flexibility and strength.
(7 &up-will separate in groups)

Dates: Tuesday - Friday, June 9 - 12
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $65
Ballet Boot Camp 9-11yr olds (click here)
Dates: Tuesday 1 Friday, June 16 - 19
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $65
Ballet Boot Camp 12 & up(click here)



Beginner Skills

Description:
"In this two-day clinic for the beginning dancer, we will focus on flexibility for standing skills like kicks and leg holds, and progressive fundamentals for turns (chaines, pirouettes), leaps (straight split leaps) and jumps (toe touches). "
Sessions are strictly limited to 9 participants.

Dates: June 22, 23: Beginner (Ages 6-8 years)
8:30 - 9:30
Cost: $40
(click here)


Leap/Jump Clinic

Description:
This two-day camp will be focused on learning and improving dance technique and fundamentals. Dancers will specifically be working on the preparation, execution and landing of of leaps and jumps, as well as implementing them into fun combos and across the floor combinations.

Dates: Wednesday, June 17th and Thursday 18th
Cost: $65
4:00 - Leap/Jump Clinic Intermediate - 9-11 yr olds(click here)
6:30 - Leap/Jump Clinic Advance- 12 & up (click here)



Hip Hop Clinic

Description:
This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography. to let loose.This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography.

Dates: Wednesday, June 24rd and Thursday 25th
Cost: $65
4:00 - Intermediate Hip Hop Clinic - 9-11 yr olds(click here)
6:30 - Advanced Hip Hop Clinic - 12 & up(click here)


Beginning Tap Clinic

Description:
This two-day clinic will focus on introducing classic tap steps and building skills based on musical rhythms, combos and improvisation activities. Exercises and drills are based on a series of progressively challenging rhythms to promote sequential progress in rudiments, double heels, shuffles, slaps and flaps, paddles and rolls.
**Tap shoes are required.**
Sessions are strictly limited to 9 participants.

July 1,2 Ages 6-12 years
8:30 - 9:30
Cost: $40
(click here)