Camps & Workshops Course Descriptions
Spring Break Art Quake
Shake up your Spring Break by diving into the arts. Classes include:
- Dance--Get moving to music while working on co-ordination, rhythm, and strength.
- Art--Hands-on art projects that children can really get into and we clean up the mess.
- Music--Explore the joyful sound of music in song, rhythm games, hand instruments and listening.
- Drama--Enjoy the excitement of theatre through imagination journeys, theatre games, music, folklore and dramatic play.
Little Nutcracker Workshop
Become part of a Holiday tradition and join dancers of all ages and levels in creating a very special version of this classic story. Dancers perform in a production presented for family and friends. Registrations completed by December 15th will receive a 25% discount off the $145.00 tuition.
Half A Nut Mini Workshop
For our youngest dancers we offer an opportunity to be in the Snow and Waltz of the Flowers Dances. This is an excellent way for them to become familiar with the Holiday classic from the performers point of view.
Summer Camps and Workshops
Before and After Camp Supervision
For busy parents, we have the option of bringing your child as early as 8am and picking them up as late as 6pm, on days when they are enrolled in both a morning and afternoon camp. Morning only campers may elect the early arrival option and afternoon only campers may elect the late pick-up option.
|Early Arrival Before Camp||8:00am-10:00am||$20 per week||Mon-Thu|
|Late Pickup After Camp||4:00pm-6:00pm||$20 per week||Mon-Thu|
|EarlyArrival and Late Pickup||$35 per week||Mon-Thu|
4ARTS Camp-Dance, Music, Theatre, Art
Dance, Music, Theatre and Art classes geared for young artists. A great introduction to new ideas where children experience all four art forms in four days of fun. Each camp session is one week long. Sign up for both sessions for twice the fun. Daily Drop-ins are welcome with advance reservation.See Summer Schedule
Arts Around the World
Each day visit a new country with dance, music, theatre and art activities. Each camp session is one week long. Sign up for both sessions for twice the fun. Daily Drop-ins are welcome with advance reservation.See Summer Schedule
Lively Arts Camps, School Grades 1-6
Join us for an inventive and inspiring arts camp for kids. The camp is divided into 3 sections: Visual Art, Music and Theatre. Each section meets for 2 weeks. Students can either take all six weeks of this camp or any individual session. Mini-performances are held at the end of each session.
Rhinoceros Musical Theatre Camp, School Grades 1-6
Rabbits that tango, bad babies, barnyard boogie and tap dancing Rhinos in a wacky and fun musical theatre production for kids. Calling actors, singers and dancers of all levels for the most fun you will have all Summer. The production has something for everyone from beginners through accomplished performers.See Summer Schedule
Two days of ensemble, semi-private, theory, ear training and music enrichment for string students of all levels.
Dance Camp, School Grades 1-6
Get moving this summer, with camp featuring ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance that ends in our very own production. You are the set and costume designers, choreographers, performers and production crew. These camps are for dancers with little or no previous experience who are looking to try something new. Kids will want to sign up for both camps because each will be working on different productions. This year’s camps will be selected from the following:
Jack & the Beanstalk
Wizard of Oz
Irish Dance Camp, Champs
Jim and Lauren Mueller are the certified instructors, assisted by champion level senior dancers. Taught in our building by one of our resident tenants, An Daire Academy of Irish Dance. See the An Daire web site at http://andaireportland.weebly.com/ for dates and times.
School grades 5-Adult
An intensive three-week workshop for intermediate and advanced dancers. The workshop will include ballet technique, pointe, variations, character, jazz, modern and special events. The program is designed for dancers at least ten years old with four or more years of ballet. Dynamic guest instructors will be teaching each week. Dancers may register for the full three weeks, by the week, or on a drop-in basis. The schedule of classes is subject to change.
Registrations will be taken in the order they are received. Priority will be given to dancers taking the full workshop. Weekly and drop-in students will be accepted on a space available basis. Current PMA students in Ballet 3 through 5 should register for this workshop. Non-PMA students should contact our office for placement assistance. Register now to insure that your space will be held.See Summer Schedule