Youth Summer Camps

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Hubbard Street’s Youth Summer Camps offer creative and technical performance opportunities
all summer long for young dancers, beginning to advanced

PARENT-CHILD MINI CAMP
Ages 18 months to 3 years
Camp includes four one-hour classes from 10–11am. $85 per child.

Caregivers are an essential part of this class, in which we bounce, swing, twirl, and jump, accompanied by vibrant music and stories.

Tuesday/Thursday July 25, 27, August 1, 3 10–11am  


Little Movers Camp
Ages 3 to 5 years
Half-day camps run Monday through Fridays from 9am–12:30pm. $250 per child, per week.

Students wiggle and giggle as they establish a lifelong love of dance, exploring their world through creative movement activites, and Story Time Dance. We offer a full week of fun to build gross motor skills, musicality, and kinesthetic confidence.


Story Time Dance Session 1: June 19–23 9am–12:30pm
Story Time Dance Session 2: July 17–21 9am–12:30pm
Story Time Dance Session 3: August 14–18 9am–12:30pm

Questions? Call 312-850-9744, ext. 139 or email youth@hubbardstreetdance.com.

PRIMARY DIVISION

Ages 5 to 9
Must be entering Kindergarten by Fall 2017
Full-day camps run Monday through Fridays from 9am–4pm, $450 per child, per week.

Calling young dance artists! For new and experienced movers, Dance Explorers Camp encourages energetic students to discover their creative voice and perform together! As they explore techniques that support contemporary dance, including ballet, West African Dance, jazz, hip-hop, and musical theater, they’ll collaborate, create, and perform their own dances inspired by the world around them.

Intro to Ballet Jun 19–23 9am–4pm $450
In a welcoming environment, dancers explore the foundations of traditional ballet technique through the lens of classical favorites such as Cinderella, Coppélia, and Firebird.


Intro to Hip-Hop June 26–30, 9am–4pm $450
Personal voice and style are at the core of hip-hop dance. Through the traditions, music, and movement of this dynamic dance form, students develop the confidence to share their story in a new way.


Intro to Musical Theater
July 10–14 9am–4pm $450
Young dancers have the most amazing imaginations! Through acting and dancing, students embody a variety of characters from Broadway musicals, develop confidence and stage presence, and explore the unique style of dance in the theater world.

Intro to Hip-Hop July 17–21 9am–4pm $450
Personal voice and style are at the core of hip-hop dance. Through the traditions, music, and movement of this dynamic dance form, students develop the confidence to share their story in a new way.

Intro to Contemporary Jazz
August 7–11 9am–4pm $450
Contemporary Jazz is the current interpretation of a classic dance form: jazz! Students will take classes in hip-hop, modern, and ballet, the techniques that comprise this exciting and popular genre that appears on stages and screens large and small.

Intro to West African Dance and Hip-Hop August 14–18 9am–4pm $450
In this unique workshop, students will get a glimpse of how the musicality, isolations, groundedness, and articulations of West African Dance have evolved into the foundations of today’s hip-hop lexicon.


Questions? Call 312-850-9744, ext. 139 or email youth@hubbardstreetdance.com.

JUNIOR INTENSIVE
Ages 9 to 13, Beginner/Intermediate
$450 per week.
Hubbard Street offers (3) one-week Junior Intensive sessions. Students may attend one, multiple, or all three sessions, as different material will be covered each week. Placement classes will be held on the Monday of each week.

Our Junior Intensive program is ideal for emerging dancers who are working toward intermediate and advanced course work. Junior Intensive students take ballet, modern, jazz, improvisation, and composition courses. Students perform for family and friends at the conclusion of each week. No audition required.


Session 1: July 10–14 9am–4pm
Session 2:
July 17–21 9am–4pm
Session 3: July 24–28 9am–4pm

NEW FOR 2017!

TEEN WORKSHOP

Ages 12 to 16
$450 per week.
This intensive is especially designed for those teens just beginning their dance training, coming back to dance after some time off, or who need to get back to basics in order to advance. Students will take classes in ballet, modern, jazz, Pilates, yoga, and composition in an exacting, yet encouraging environment, and will perform for family and friends at the end of the week. No audition required.

July 31–August 4 9am–4pm 

HIP-HOP SAMPLER WORKSHOP

Ages 9 to 18

At beginner to Advanced levels. Dancers will be placed by age and skill level at the start of the week.
Dancers will develop the fundamentals of hip-hop – rhythm, personal style, and musicality – as they progress to their next level. In this one-week workshop, each day will be devoted to a specific style within hip-hop: breaking, popping & locking, house, and vogue, giving dancers the opportunity to study the history and development of the branches within hip-hop. Dancers may register for one, multiple, or all four days.*

July 3–7 (No class Tuesday, July 4) 9am–4pm $380 ($95 per day)
Monday: Breaking; Wednesday: Popping & Locking; Thursday: House; Friday: Vogue

*Due to the drop-in nature of this week there will be no end-of-week sharing.

THE AFRICAN ROOTS OF HIP-HOP
Ages 9 to 18
At beginner to Advanced levels. Dancers will be placed by age and skill level at the start of the week.
This workshop will give students a forum to explore the foundational roots of hip-hop in West African Dance. Students will delve into the isolations, articulations, polyrhythms, and groundedness of West African Dance and how these elements have evolved into the hip-hop of today. In addition to movement, dancers will learn about the history, culture, and traditions at the core of these two dynamic and significant dance forms. All West African Dance classes will include live percussionists.

August 14–18 9am–4pm $450

Questions? Call 312-850-9744, ext. 139 or email youth@hubbardstreetdance.com.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED INTENSIVE
Ages 12–18

Students will be placed by age and skill level through our national audition tour in January and February 2017 (click here to view Audition tour dates), or at our Intermediate/Advanced Intensive audition April 30, 2017 in Chicago.

Our Intermediate/Advanced Intensive is ideal for serious dancers who are working towards advanced and pre-professional course work. Intensive I students take ballet, modern, contemporary, Pilates, yoga, improvisation, and composition courses. Students apply techniques through the learning of repertory phrases and perform for family and friends at the conclusion of each week.

Session 1: June 12–16 10:30am–5:30pm  
Session 2: June 19–23 10:30am–5:30pm  
Session 3: June 26–30 10:30am–5:30pm  
Session 4: August 7–11 10:30am–5:30pm 

Tuition: $450 per one-week session; $850 per two-week session; $1200 three- week session; $1600 for four-weeks.
Sessions need not be consecutive. To receive a discount, all sessions must be registered for simultaneously. Housing and Meal Plan available upon request.

Questions? Email inter-advintensive@hubbardstreetdance.com

 

ADVANCED INTENSIVE
Ages 14-18

Students will be placed by age and skill level through our national audition tour in January and February 2017 (click here to view Audition Tour dates).

Our Advanced Summer Intensive program is for students considering careers in dance performance. Students learn repertory excerpts as well as complete works, culminating in a showing on the final day, and are offered discussions on topics such as careers in dance, health, and wellness. The Advanced Intensive program is held on campus at Columbia College Chicago, located in Chicago’s South Loop. Housing and Meal Plan available upon request.

June 26–July 21 (Monday–Saturday)

Tuition: $2,400

Questions? Email: advintensive@hubbardstreetdance.com



Click here to view our Youth Summer Camp brochure.

 

Questions? Call 312-850-9744, ext. 139 or email youth@hubbardstreetdance.com.