JULY 6-31: VIRTUAL SUMMER DANCE CAMPS & WORKSHOPS
○ Registration IS OPEN!
○ Virtual Dance Camps for Kids Ages 4-11
○ Virtual Dance Workshops for Tweens/Teens Ages 11-18
○ Available as 2-week or 4-week sessions
○ Offered via Zoom: Requires a device that has a camera and speaker
Dancewave’s dynamic Virtual Summer Dance programs encourage young dancers to connect and grow through movement. Students dive into the foundations of Ballet and Modern dance technique while exploring musicality, choreography and improvisation and self-expression. Virtual Summer Camps also include weekly arts and music afternoon activities for students to enjoy and experience together. Virtual Summer Drop-in Classes give students of all skill levels an entry point to a single dance style. Virtual Summer Workshops elevate more seasoned dancers’ artistry and practice, with technique classes plus afternoon offerings covering specializations like Nutrition, Conditioning or Choreography.
FOR KIDS: DANCEWAVE VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMPS
AGES 4-6: VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Join us this summer to connect virtually through our dynamic dance and arts camp. Participants will join a community of young dancers looking to learn and grow together! Our Virtual Summer Camp introduces dancers to the fundamentals of Ballet and Modern technique with an emphasis on creative expression and imaginative play. Participants will also enjoy weekly art and music activities for additional exploration and fun!
Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 10:00am-12:00pm EDT (4 hours weekly)
Tuition: $120/2 weeks | $205/4 weeks (15% off!)
AGES 7-11: VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Our Virtual Summer Camps encourage young dancers to connect and grow through movement, music and visual arts. Students will gather virtually and dive into the foundations of Ballet and Modern technique while exploring musicality, choreography and improvisation. Virtual camps will include weekly afternoon activities such as music, Hip Hop, visual arts and choreography.
Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 1:00-3:00pm EDT (4 hours weekly)
Tuition: $120/2 weeks | $205/4 weeks (15% off!)
FOR FAMILIES: ALL-AGES FAMILY DANCE PARTY!
Celebrate Friday afternoon with the whole family! Join us for a fun and creative dance party that encourages families to unwind from the week together. Let loose and express yourself through this interactive and engaging dance experience. We will play dance games and explore movement activities that are enjoyable for all ages!
Schedule: Fridays 4:00-4:45pm EDT
Drop-in: Free with registration to any other camp or 4-week series! Drop-in for $5
FOR TEENS: DANCEWAVE VIRTUAL SUMMER WORKSHOPS
AGES 11-13: VIRTUAL SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP
Our Virtual Summer Dance Workshop encourages young dancers ages 11-13 to develop artistry in dance through dynamic movement and exploration. Classes offer young dancers the chance to expand their movement vocabulary through Ballet and Modern technique. Classes will incorporate center work, combinations and choreography. Afternoon offerings include specialized classes in Anatomy, Nutrition, Conditioning and Improvisation.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays | 10:00am-1:00pm EDT (6 hours weekly)
Tuition: $180/2 weeks | $305/4 weeks (15% off!)
AGES 14-18: ADVANCED VIRTUAL SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP with renowned choreographer and designer MIKE ESPERANZA
Our virtual Advanced Summer Dance Workshop is a technique and repertory lab that motivates seasoned dancers ages 14-18 to challenge themselves and elevate their practice. Personalized instruction hones artistry and expression through in-depth modern and ballet technique as well as improvisational and compositional exploration. Dancers will gain exposure to renowned dance artists working in the field, offering expertise to those looking to continue dancing into the future.
No Audition required.
Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays | 9:30am-12:00pm EDT (7.5 hours weekly)
Tuition: $225/2 weeks | $383/4 weeks (15% off!)
ABOUT MIKE ESPERANZA:
Mike Esperanza is an acclaimed artist from New York City who has established a national presence in the graphic design and dance communities. Originally from California, Mike obtained a degree in graphic design from California State University, Fullerton. Mike relied on his education to sustain a dance company for twelve years in Los Angeles and New York City, where marketing and photography became an integral part of building a business brand, including print and online presence.
As dance maker and choreographer, Mike has presented on prestigious stages including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Sergerstrom Center for the Arts, McCalllum Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, The Royal Conservatory in Cordoba, Spain, and the Australian Circus Festival.
Mike’s work has been described as “bold, athletic movement and theatricality – the latter clearly the coming together of Esperanza’s many talents – the company epitomizes the dance of the new millennium: shape-shifting, vernacular-blending with a prescient focus on the brave new world in which we live.” ~ Jessica Abrams, Explore Dance.