Summer Dance 2019

Summer Camps, Classes & Intensives

Inspiring dancers to become versatile, healthy and passionate artists. Training & technique with exceptional results in a nurturing environment. Continue your dancing throughout the summer or try out a new class before the start of next year’s classes with a variety of classes offered.
Dance the summer away…We are excited to offer an array of exciting Camps, Classes and Intensive dance programs this summer.
We can’t wait to have you join us in the studio!

Summer is the perfect time to hone skills and really get into dance! With Nutcracker and Company Auditions around the corner, IAD’s Summer Classes, Camps and Intensives are wonderful to focus on technique, artistry, stamina, flexibility and strength. Dancers progress in summer without the demands of school and homework in leaps and bounds. We look forward to helping you soar!

  • For our youngest dancers ages 2.5-4:

    CLASSES
    Little Tutus

    For young dancers ages 4-7:

    CAMPS
    Storybook Dance Camps
    DANCE and SING the day away! Imagination thrives in the magical world of storybook adventures! ENCHANT and DELIGHT as dance steps unlock doors to new lands. DRAMATIZE and TRANSFORM while leaping through pages. CREATE wands, tiaras, crowns, coloring pages and more! PLAY, SING and DANCE to the music of your favorite characters. WRITE your own story! Everyone has a BALL and lives HAPPILY ever after!

    Hip-Hop Mini Camp
    Step out in your high-tops and freestyle into the most FUN Hip-Hop Camp ever! Meet your breaking, locking, popping, jazz funk dance CREW. Taking rhythm and SKILLZ to the next level. BATTLE for the dance floor…Are you in? Confidence has no competition. No experience required.

    CLASSES
    Pre-Ballet I/II

    For young dancers ages 7-15:

    INTENSIVES
    Summer Ballet Intensive — Level I/II
    Learn to FLY here! TRAIN with the best and dance for JOY! Summer is an excellent time to focus on technique, ARTISTRY, stamina, flexibility and STRENGTH. Dancers progress in leaps and bounds during Intensives & often accomplish what might take months or years to achieve. Time to SOAR!

    Hip-Hop Intensive
    Step out in your high-tops and freestyle into the most FUN Hip-Hop Camp ever! Meet your breaking, locking, popping, jazz funk dance CREW. Taking rhythm and SKILLZ to the next level. BATTLE for the dance floor… Are you in? Confidence has no competition. No experience required.

    Lyrical/Contemporary Camp & Intensive
    So You Think You Can Dance Intensive Ages 9-15 (Levels 3+)
    – PUSH yourself and test your strengths. Become the BEST version of yourself in this special one week Lyrical/Contemporary workshop. Be INSPIRED and move from your HEART. Dance with your heart and your body will follow.

    Choreography Intensive
    A workshop to explore your artistic vision and discover strategies to hone the process of developing your unique choreographic voice. All levels welcome. Ages 9-15.

    CLASSES
    Ballet I/II
    Hip-Hop 1/2 — 4 Week Class Series
    Hip-Hop 3/4 — 4 Week Class Series
    Lyrical 1/2 — 4 Week Class Series
    Lyrical 3/4 — 4 Week Class Series

    AND MORE
    IAD Leadership Mentor Training Program
    Learn to be a leader! Be a role model! Looking for model students to set the barre high. Get certified to be an IAD
    Leadership Mentor Trainee! LMTP develops technique, responsibility & leadership, as well as empowers dancers to be amazing role models. Graduates may be eligible to be an assistant to the teacher in the fall. — Ages 11+

    Preliminary Nutcracker Audition
    Must attend Ballet Intensive to audition early — SAT 8/17. Dancers not attending summer Intensives are invited to audition 9/14.

  • For Teens and the More Experienced Dancer:

    SUMMER BALLET INTENSIVES
    Learn to FLY here! TRAIN with the best and dance for JOY! Summer is an excellent time to focus on technique, ARTISTRY, stamina, flexibility and STRENGTH. Dancers progress in leaps and bounds during Intensives & often accomplish what might take months or years to achieve. Time to SOAR!
    Ballet Intensive — Level III/IV
    Ballet Intensive — Level IV/V

    CAMPS
    So You Think You Can Dance Intensive
    PUSH yourself and test your strengths. Become the BEST version of yourself in this special one week Lyrical/Contemporary workshop. Be INSPIRED and move from your HEART. Dance with your heart and your body will follow. — Ages 9-15 (Levels 3+)

    Choreography Intensive
    A workshop to explore your artistic vision and discover strategies to hone the process of developing your unique choreographic voice. All levels welcome. Ages 9-15.

    CLASSES
    Ballet III/IV*/Teen Ballet
    Ballet IV/V — Teen/Adult
    Lyrical 3/4 — 4 Week Class Series
    Hip-Hop 3/4 — 4 Week Class Series
    Int Teen/Adult Tap
    See also Adult Schedule

    Classical Variations, Technique Fundamentals & Lisa Howell Workshops Ballet IV*/IV/V
    Technique Fundamentals: Pirouettes & Allegro
    Build confidence in your turns and jumps! Find balance, stability and coordination to take with you to the barre and across the floor in all of your ballet classes. Open to dancers in Ballet IV/V and dancers in ballet IV* by request. Open to adults.

    Variations & Progressing Ballet Technique w/ Robyn Segel-Shifren
    Learn classical variations and fine tune artistry & technique with world class Robyn Segal-Shifren. Robyn currently tours the world teaching Progressing Ballet Technique and has coached dancers for YAGP for many years.

    Turnout*Core Stability*Developpe Devant w/Lisa Howell
    World renowned, Lisa Howell of the Ballet Blog – www.theballetblog.com – joins us from Australia to share three of her incredible programs. Space is limited! IAD dancers receive priority registration through May 1st.

    AND MORE
    IAD Leadership Mentor Training Program
    Learn to be a leader! Be a role model! Looking for model students to set the barre high. Get certified to be an IAD
    Leadership Mentor Trainee! LMTP develops technique, responsibility & leadership, as well as empowers dancers to be amazing role models. Graduates may be eligible to be an assistant to the teacher in the fall. — Ages 11+

    Preliminary Nutcracker Audition
    Must attend Ballet Intensive to audition early — SAT 8/17. Dancers not attending summer Intensives are invited to audition 9/14.