Summer Study

Dance with Hartt!

The programs below will be offered in person with the option to participate virtually.

Theme Camps | Adult Program | Tune-Up Classes | Pre-K

Learn more about our 2021 Summer Dance Intensive

Theme Camps

Theme camps

HCD's summer theme camps include movement and story-telling all based on a weekly theme. 


Adult Program

René Olivier, Adult Ballet Instructor
René Olivier, Adult Ballet Instructor

The Adult Summer Program (ages 15+) is designed for teens and adults who are interested in an open enrollment training program at the beginner or intermediate level. Class work strengthens and tones the body, increases flexibility, musicality, balance, and coordination in the context of dance movement.


Tune-Up Classes

Director Sarkis with a level 6 student.
Education Director Sarkis Kaltakhtchian with level 6 students.

Our tune-up classes help to strengthen your technique over the course of the summer break, preparing you to enter your summer intensive training and the fall season with your best foot forward! Classes are open to outside students based on a free placement class. All participants must be en pointe.


Please contact the office to schedule your placement class: 860.768.6000 or

Level 4 Tune Up Classes

Tuition: $75 per week


Level 5/6 Tune Up Classes

Tuition: $100 per week


Pre-K Program

Pre-k dance

The Pre-K Program offers creative movement classes for students aged 3-5. Curriculum includes exercises for rhythm, musicality, balance, coordination and locomotor skills in the context of dance movement. Our Summer Pre-K session runs for eight-weeks . There will be a special opportunity for parents and guardians to observe a class at the conclusion of the session. 


Click here to learn more about our academic year pre-k offerings.


Please call the office at 860.768.6000 or e-mail us at

Together, we can ensure the gift of an unparalleled performing arts education is available to all.