New this year, our Teen Create Intensive is a three-week program ideal for dancers ages 13 – 17. Dancers will train in the heart of downtown Chicago, in partnership with Roosevelt University and Columbia College Chicago.
Program Objectives: To allow dancers to engage in creative processes with diverse choreographers, in an inclusive and innovative setting.
Program Dates + Schedule:
June 24 - July 12, 2024 (No classes or rehearsals will be held on July 4th)
Classes are from approximately 9:15am – 5:30pm, Monday through Saturday. Participants must be available for the entire Program.
Program Curriculum: Dancers will explore, research, and collaborate with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Company Dancers and Leadership. In addition to the creative process, dancers will attend one morning and one afternoon elective class. Program curriculum will include: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Improv, Floorwork, Hip Hop, and more. Educational discussions are also embedded within the program schedule.
Program Structure: Dancers will be assigned groups as deemed appropriate by the Director of Summer Intensives. Class sizes in each cohort will range between 25 and 30 dancers. Onsite auditions for placement will not be held. A sharing for friends and family will be offered at the conclusion of the program (limit 2 guests per dancer).
Housing: 2024 Rates TBA
Meals: 2024 Rates TBA
*A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration to secure enrollment in our programs.
Hubbard Street offers housing for students, just a short walk from the studios. Suites are air-conditioned, apartment-style housing with a 24-hour security guard. Each suite contains a common living space, kitchen, and shared bathroom. Apartments come with basic dorm-style furnishings. Kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, stove-top oven, and sink. Included in the cost of housing is wireless internet, utilities, and free laundry facilities. Resident Assistants live on-site to monitor students and plan activities on evenings and weekends.
A 5 or 10 weekly meal plan is offered at a separate cost. Dancers may also opt to prepare meals in their suites, or there are a number of restaurants and supermarkets in the immediate vicinity.
Registration for housing will become available at the time of program registration. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All housing fees are non-refundable. More details regarding our housing accommodations will be provided upon acceptance.