"The dance program at the Holmes Center for the Arts is committed to providing quality dance education in a nurturing environment. We focus on correct dance techniques, inspiring our students to do their best, and performance expression. We want each of our students to meet their own goals in dance. We offer our students various performing opportunities where they can learn, grow and express themselves as dancers."
BALLET INTENSIVE CAMPS
JUNE 6th - 10th
JUNE 13th - 17th
(Nutcracker prep week)
JUNE 7th, 8th + 9th
AUGUST 1st, 2nd, + 3rd
AUGUST 1ST - 5TH
Daily 10 AM - 3:00 PM
Dance intensive camps are designed for students who have taken multiple years of dance and are interested in improving their dance technique. Students will take from a variety of HCA teachers and guest instructors. For ages 12 and up or students going into Ballet 5 and up. During the August camp, we will begin learning some choreography for the Nutcracker.
$170 per week
10 AM - 1 PM
A shorter version of the above intensive camp is designed for students interested in taking their dance technique to the next level.
For ages 9 - 13 or students going into HCA ballet levels 3 and 4.
$62 per week
Sample Ballet Intensive Schedule:
10 - 11:45 Ballet Technique
11:45 - 12:30 Pointe or Men’s class/Conditioning
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 Contemporary/Variations/other dance form, dance education (physical therapy, nutrition for strong dancers, dance history, etc.)
Thursday, June 2nd
4 and 5 years old.
Come build a fairy house and find the enchanted creatures that live in the forest.
Preschool Enchanted Art and Movement
Under the Sea Dance Workshop
Thursday, July 21st
10 - 11 AM
Ages 4 - 7
An imaginative day-at-the-sea dance workshop for kids where students will work on rhythm, creativity, and basic dance steps.
Private Baton lessons are offered by appointment in the evenings throughout the summer. Call for availability.
-SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITIES-
Try-it-out Summer Dance
Mondays in June and July
6 - 7 PM
Try out different dance genres each Monday in June or July. Students will explore a new class each week in ballet, tap, jazz, baton, and/or contemporary. Dress Code: either a black leotard with pink tights or non-restricting athletic clothes.
Ages 6 - 12
Sign up for Mondays in June or July. 4 weeks
$40 per 4 weeks
Sleeping Beauty Ballet Workshop
Tuesday, June 21st
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ages 6 to 9
Join us for a look into the timeless ballet, "Sleeping Beauty", with a Sleeping Beauty-themed ballet class and related dance activities including pantomime and improvisation.
Worship Dance Workshop
Monday, June 20th
5 - 6 PM
An introductory class for anyone interested in learning the art of dance as an expression of worship.
No prior dance experience is necessary.
Ages 8 and up.