Children’s Summer Dance Camps

Chattanooga Dance Theatre offers children’s dance camps for ages 5-12 years. All levels welcome!

Primary Dance Camp

Primary Level, 5-6 years

Monday-Thursday 9am-12noon
Friday 10:30am- 12:30pm, performing at 12:30pm.

Students should pack a snack Monday-Thursday.

Early Registration (Register and Pay by May 24th): $95
Regular Registration: $105

Week 1: Little Mermaid Dance Camp

June 10th-14th  2019
Directed by Morgan Forster

This week we will focus our class, craft, and rehearsal time around the theme of the Little Mermaid. Our end of the week performance will involve a dance to a song from the movie. Dancers will show this dance on Friday, June 14th at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Dress code for girls includes pink tights with pink ballet shoes, or skin-colored tights with skin-colored ballet shoes, a solid color leotard, and hair pulled into a bun. Boys’ dress code requires black leggings, black, or skin colored ballet shoes, and a solid color shirt.

Week 2: Firebird Dance Camp

June 17th– 21st 2019
Directed by Chloe Russell

Combining dance with crafts, students will learn about the classical ballet, Firebird, during this weeklong event. Along with ballet class, students will study choreography, characters, music, composers, choreographers and dancers who have been involved with this ballet over the past 100+ years. Dancers will show a short performance to Firebird music on Friday, June 21st at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Dress code for girls includes pink tights with pink ballet shoes, or skin-colored tights with skin-colored ballet slippers, a solid color leotard, and hair pulled into a bun. Boys’ dress code requires black leggings, black or skin colored ballet shoes, and a solid color shirt.

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Levels I-II Dance Camp

Levels I-II                           7-10 years

Monday-Thursday 10:30am-2:30pm
Friday 10:30am-12:30pm, performing at 12:30pm.

Students should pack a lunch Monday-Thursday.

Early Registration (Register and pay by May 24th): $125
Regular Registration: $135

Week 1: Contemporary Dance Camp: Studies of Modern and Jazz Dance

June 10th- 14th 2019
Directed by Morgan Forster

Learning through dance and crafts, students will explore modern and jazz techniques, history, and choreography in this weeklong camp. Learning time includes the study of major contemporary choreographers and dancers who have shaped concert dance today. Dancers will show a short performance of their work on Friday, June 14th at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Please have a black outfit including black tights or leggings, and a black leotard or fitted shirt for the base of costumes for Friday’s performance. 

Week 2: Classical Dance Camp: Firebird

June 17th – 21st 2019
Directed by Chloe Russell

Combining dance with crafts, students will learn about the classical ballet, Firebird, during this weeklong event. Along with ballet class, students will study choreography, characters, music, composers, choreographers and dancers who have been involved with this ballet over the past 100+ years. Dancers will show a short performance to Firebird music on Friday, June 21st at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Dress code for girls includes pink tights with pink ballet shoes or skin-colored tights with skin-colored ballet shoes, a solid color leotard, and hair pulled into a bun. Boys’ dress code requires black leggings, black or skin colored ballet shoes, and a solid color shirt.

 

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Levels III-IV Dance Camp

Levels III-IV                           9-12 years

For dancers who have completed one year or more of level III or IV at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. (For 9-year-olds who have had three or more years of dance training, and 10-year-olds who have had two or more years of dance training. Also appropriate for 11 and 12-year-olds who have had two years or less of dance training.)

Monday-Thursday 10am-2:30pm
Friday 10am-12:30pm, performing at 12:30pm.

Students should pack a lunch Monday-Thursday.

Early Registration (Register and pay by May 24th): $135
Regular Registration: $145

Week 1: Contemporary Dance Camp: Studies of Modern and Jazz Dance

June 10th- 14th
Taught by Chloe Russell

Students will explore modern and jazz techniques, history, and choreography in this weeklong camp. Learning time includes the study of major contemporary choreographers and dancers who have shaped concert dance today. Students will be responsible for creating their own costumes and making decisions about their dance production. Dancers will show a short performance of their work on Friday, June 14th at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Please have a black outfit including black tights or leggings, and a black leotard or shirt for the base of costumes for Friday’s performance.

 

 

Classical Dance Camp: Firebird

June 17th-21st

Students will learn about the classical ballet, Firebird, during this weeklong event. Along with ballet class, students will study choreography, characters, music, composers, choreographers and dancers who have been involved with this ballet over the past 100+ years. Students will be responsible for creating their own costumes and making decisions about their dance production. Dancers will show a short performance of the Firebird on Friday, June 21st at 12:30pm at Chattanooga Dance Theatre. Dress code for girls includes pink tights, pink ballet shoes, or skin colored tights and skin colored ballet slippers and a solid color leotard. Long hair should be pulled into a bun. Boys’ dress code requires black leggings, black or skin colored ballet shoes, and a solid color shirt.