Summer 2021 Programs

Beginner (Ages 3-6)

Up Up and Away!!!

  • June 7th, 9th, 11th (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Price: $150
  • Please bring: ballet shoes (if you have them) and water bottle. Wear comfy clothes that you can move in!

Come take off with us as we travel to the most beautiful and exotic tropical islands. We will be making our passports and boarding the plane for a week full of fun and exciting dance activities to spark your young dancers creativity. We will be using games, crafts, and movement to explore the culture and environment of the tropics.

They will be introduced to lyrical, jazz dance, beginner stretches, leaps, ballet placements, choreography, improvisation, as well as creative & innovative movement using the inspiration of the islands. From the island land life to the life of the sea, we will be expanding our imaginations with crafts and fun themed snacks- that the kids get to make themselves, and some exciting outdoor activities.

ROCK N' TOT CAMP

This introductory 3-week session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with the latest hip hop moves! Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music. They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility. Students will also work on basic tumbling progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cartwheels, and round-offs. 

  • Mondays ( June 7th, 14th, 21st)
  • 4:15-5:00pm
  • Price- $50

Intermediate (Ages 4-10)

Future Stars Camp!

  • Session 1 (ages 7-10): June 7th, 9th, 11th (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)  9:00am-12:00pm
  • Session 2 (ages 4-10): July 12th, 14th, 16th (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Session 2 will be divided into age appropriate groups, ages 4-6 & 7-10
    • Audition session for HDC’s Teenie, Mini & Apprentice Co.
  • SHOES: Please bring  jazz shoes OR  lyrical shoes, ballet shoes, and tap shoes
    • *Tennis shoes are fine if you do not have tap shoes, and bare feet are fine if you do not have lyrical or Jazz shoes!
    • IF you are auditioning for company in the second session in July, we highly recommend having the shoes listed above
  • ATTIRE: Wear dance attire (leotards, shorts, leggings, tank tops, sports bras) 
  • BRING: Bottled water
  • Please make sure to let the HDC staff know if your child has any dietary restrictions 
  • PRICE: $150.00

Get ready to let your inner star shine! This camp is all about growing in all areas of dance to make sure your future is the brightest it can be! We will focus on specific styles of dance each day and refine our skills and the techniques associated with each style. We will cover tap, hiphop, jazz, ballet & lyrical.  We will work on center floor, across the floor, tricks, leaps, combinations and our movement quality to help enhance our technical abilities. We will also be having some fun by jumping into the world of those in the ‘industry’ by doing crafts to channel our artistic side and grow our expression through costuming, photography and make-up!! Snacks will be provided.

HIP HOP Clinic

Level I (ages 6-10) 

This introductory 3-class session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with the latest hip hop moves! Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music. They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.

  • Mondays (June 7th, 14th, 21st)
  • 5:00-6:00pm
  • Price-$55.00

Level II (ages 11 & Up) 

This 3-class intensive will challenge your young dancer and take their skills to the next level! Students will learn exciting new across the floor exercises and center-floor combinations. Dancers will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.

  • Tuesdays (June 8th, 15th, 22nd)
  • 5:00-6:00pm
  • Price- $55.00

Competitive

BALLET & TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE: JUNE 14TH-18TH

This intensive begins with the foundations of dance: classical ballet! Students will complete intensive barre work, across the floor exercises, and both allegro and adagio combinations center floor.  Students will gain a deeper understanding of ballet technique and how to use it more effectively.  They will increase in strength, purity of line, musicality, self-confidence, and focus.  In addition to Ballet, we will also be focusing on improving and refining our Technique through strengthening exercises and progressions.  

  • ATTIRE: pink tights, black leotard, ballet shoes, hair in clean ballet bun
    • Ages 13 & up TEENS & SENIORS (advanced to intermediate level)
      • Option 1: June 14th-18th 
        • 5 days, Monday-Friday, 9am-noon
        • FEE: $165
      • Option 2: June 14th, 16th, 18th
      • 3 days, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-noon
      • FEE: $125
  • Ages 8-12, Petites, Apprentice, Juniors  (advanced to intermediate level)
    • June 14th, 16th, 18th 
    • 3 days, Monday, Wednesday Friday, 12:15pm-3:15pm
    • FEE: $125
  • Ages 5-8, Minis (intermediate)
    • Monday, 6/14 
      • 9:00-10:30am: Ballet & Technique
    • Tuesday, 6/15 
      • 12:15-1:45pm: Ballet
      • 1:45-3:15pm: Flexibility/Conditioning & Acro
    • Thursday, 6/17
      • 10:30-12:00pm: Technique
    • FEE: $95
    • NEW prospective HDC Company dancers ages 5-8:  Please reach out to us at info@hdcdance.com to have your dancer be considered for placement in this intensive prior to registering.  There are some skill prerequisites that we want to ensure each dancer is meeting to maintain the integrity of the level.

 

FIERCE FRIDAY SERIES: TECHNIQUE ON FLEEK- JUNE 4TH, 11TH, 18TH

3 Friday evenings in June of exciting, advanced training!  Classes are fierce, modern, fun and for the dancer who wants to take their technique to the edge. We will work on new skills as well as foundational elements so students can continue finessing their way towards living their best technical life! 

  • ATTIRE: Fitted dancewear, no baggy clothes.  Jazz or Pirouette shoes.
  • PRICING:
    • Non-Company Members: $75
    • *Discounted rate for HDC Company members — $45 (includes all sessions)
      • HDC Pre-Professional – Included in package
    • DROP-IN $25/class
  • TIMES:
    • Ages 5-8 MINIS (Level 1), 5:00-6:15pm 
    • Ages 8-11 PETITES/JUNIORS (Level 2), 5:00-6:15pm

Ages 12 & up TEEN/SR (Level 3), 6:15-7:45pm

FUTURE STARS 2ND SESSION- JULY 12TH, 14TH, 16TH

Company Auditions for any new dancers ages 4-10 with 0 years of Competition experience 

  • Open to any dancer new to HDC with 0-1 year of competition experience interested in joining the HDC company. 

Auditions for current 2021 HDC Teenies

  • If you were an HDC Teenie in 2020-21, regardless of age, THIS IS THE AUDITION FOR YOU!

 

 

 

Get ready to let your inner star shine! This camp is all about growing in all areas of dance to make sure your future is the brightest it can be! We will focus on specific styles of dance each day and refine our skills and the techniques associated with each style. We will cover tap, hiphop, jazz, ballet & lyrical.  We will work on center floor, across the floor, tricks, leaps, combinations and our movement quality to help enhance our technical abilities. We will also be having some fun by jumping into the world of those in the ‘industry’ by doing crafts to channel our artistic side and grow our expression through costuming, photography and make-up!! Snacks will be provided.

  • July 12th, 14th, 16th, (MWF) 9:00am-12:00pm 
  • Price: $150.00
  • ATTIRE: Dancers will need tap, jazz, and ballet shoes. Fitted dance clothes including leotard, tights, dance shorts, leggings, sports bra, tanktop, etc.
  • SHOES: Please bring jazz shoes OR lyrical shoes, ballet shoes, tap shoes & tennis shoes for hiphop
  • BRING: Bottled water
  • Please make sure to let the HDC staff know if your child has any dietary restrictions

LEAPS & TURNS CLINIC- JULY 26TH-28TH

 

This three day clinic will focus on advanced technical skills challenging each dancer to push beyond their limits.  Our goal is to teach new, exciting and advanced creative leaps and turns while also focusing on refining our basic skill set. 

 

  • ATTIRE- Fitted dance clothes including leotard, tights, dance shorts, leggings, sports bra, tanktop, etc.
  • SHOES- Any jazz, lyrical or ballet shoe comfortable for turning. 
  • BRING- Bottle Water

PRICING- $150.00 *Add on Acro Clinic Below for additional $50.00

TIMES

  • Ages 7-11 (Level 1) 3:30-6:30pm
  •  Ages 11 & Up (Level 2) 3:30-6:30pm

*Dancers who are age 11 will be placed according to level. HDC staff will observe on the first day of camp and place them accordingly. 

Staff- Brittany Vachon, Treshawn Brown, Josh Dawson, Emily Wylie and many more. 

ACRO CLINIC- JULY 26TH-28TH

This camp is for dancers with a solid foundation of basic and intermediate to advanced Acro skills. This clinic will focus on challenging students to improve and grow in their flexibility, strength, balance, limbering and tumbling ability.  Classes will begin with cardio & core strength exercises and move into deep stretching & challenging balances. Students will work on limbering & tumbling passes each day helping to build their confidence in this art.  

  • Skills focused on vary by level; however, some examples may include:
    • Level I: splits, planks, handstands, cartwheels & one-handed cartwheels, bridge, bridge recover, kickovers, front/back walkovers, scorpions, headstands, chin-stand, illusions
    • Level 2: over-splits, front/back walkover variations (into arabesque, switching, etc), Valdez variations, side & front aerials, step-outs, back handsprings, tucks, arabian, scorpion, bridge chest-roll, handstand chest press, tumbling passes & combos

ATTIRE- Fitted dance clothes including leotard, tights, dance shorts, leggings, sports bra, tanktop, etc.

PRICING – $100.00

TIMES

  • Level I – 1:00-3:00pm
  • Level 2 – 1:00-3:00pm

*Dancers will be placed in their level by current skill level.  HDC staff will observe on the first day of camp and place them accordingly. 

 

*If your dancer is 6 years old and interested in this camp, they must have the proper prerequisites. Please reach out to Brooke@HDCdance.com to see if your dancer is a good fit for this intensive.

HDC’S SUMMER INTENSIVE + COMPANY AUDITION PART 2:

We are proud to host an amazing group of talented instructors who are renowned both locally and nationally!  CURRENT GUEST LIST: Lonni Olson, Allen Cooper, Autumn Crockett Cooper, Elissa Edwards, Marcus Payne, Iryna Yemengulova (Farfalla Method), Chandler Brown, Danny Jimenez, Tiffanie Carson, & MORE!

  • August 9th-12th | EXACT TIMES ARE LISTED BELOW AND BASED ON AGE AND EXPERIENCE
  • $400 to participate, inclusive of deposit
  • We will be spacing out, so spots are limited
  • $50 deposit holds your spot
  • Participation in Part-1 of auditions on June 5th gives you a $30 credit to HDC’s Summer Intensive, so you will only need to pay the remaining $20 to hold your spot!
  • REGISTER NOW!
    • MORNING SESSION: 8:45am-1:45pm
      • Mini 8:45-1:30pm 
        • Ages 6-9*
          • *8 & 9 year olds with 2 years or less of competition experience unless guided otherwise by HDC staff
      • Teen 9:00-1:45pm
        • Ages 12*-15
          • *12 year olds must have competed on the advanced level for 3+ years in multiple styles
    • AFTERNOON SESSION: 2:45-7:15pm
      • Juniors 2:30-7:00pm
        • Ages 9*-12
          • *8 & 9 year olds with 3 years or more of competition experience on the advanced level and approved by HDC staff
      • Seniors 2:45-7:15pm
        • Ages 16 & Up

NOTE: THERE WILL BE LITTLE TO NO EXCEPTIONS MADE FOR AGE/CLASS CROSS OVER DUE TO CLASSROOM SIZES.  All classes throughout intensives week will be taught on the HIGHEST level. Each dancer will be challenged fairly.