Summer Study

Browse through our robust summer dance offerings below. 
Click here to learn more about our 2020 Summer Dance Intensive!

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

 

Theme Camps

Theme camps

HCD's summer theme camps include movement, story-telling, and crafts all based on a weekly theme. Students will show family and friends what they learned during an in-studio presentation on the last day of each week. Taught by Miss Olivier. Students are encouraged to sign-up for multiple weeks. 

June 15–19, 2020: Peter Pan

June 22–26, 2020: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

July 6–10, 2020: Swan Lake

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Monday–Friday

Students must be aged 6–8 by June 1, 2020.

Tuition Details

Tuition: $250 per week

Two weeks: $475 ($25 off)

Three weeks: $700 ($50 off)

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 a 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.

Summer Ballet: June 16–August 6, 2020

Tuesdays: 6:00-7:30 p.m. with Miss Rosner
Thursdays: 6:00–7:30 p.m. with Miss Olivier

Students may purchase a single class, a class card, or enroll for the full 8 weeks.

Summer Repertoire: June 16–August 6, 2020

Thursdays: 7:30–8:00 p.m.with Miss Olivier

Drop-in and 10-class cards are not available for this class.

Adult Ballet from the Beginning: June 20–August 15, 2020

Never taken a ballet class before but want to start? This is the class for you! Focus on the positions of the arms and feet, ballet vocabulary, elementary barrework, centerwork, allegro, and locomotor movements.

Saturdays: 12:15–1:15 p.m. with Miss Rosner

Drop-in and 10-class cards are not available for this class. No class on July 4.

 

Appropriate dance attire of your choice is acceptable for these classes. A suggested dress code can be found here.

Tuition Details

Adult Ballet

Tuition: $120

Drop-In: $19/class

10-Class Card: $170

Adult Repertoire

Tuition: $50

Adult Ballet from the Beginning

Tuition: $150

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.

Level 3/4 with Miss Rosner and Mr. Kaltakhtchian
Week 1: June 15–19, 2020
Week 2: June 22–26, 2020
Week 3: August 17–21, 2020
Week 4: August 24–28, 2020
4:30–7:00 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

 

Level 5/6 with Miss Rosner, Mr. Kaltakhtchian, and Miss Olivier
Week 1: June 15–19, 2020
Week 2: August 17–21, 2020
Week 3: August 24–28, 2020
4:30–7:00 p.m.
Monday–Friday

Tuition Details

Please contact the office to schedule your placement class: 860.768.6000 or dancedesk@hartford.edu.

Level 3/4 Tune Up Classes

Tuition: $70 per week

Drop-In: $25

Two weeks: $130 ($10 off)

Three weeks: $190 ($20 off)

Four weeks: $250 ($30 off)

Level 5/6 Tune Up Classes

Tuition: $100 per week

Drop-In: $25

Two weeks: $190 ($10 off)

Three weeks: $280 ($20 off)

Placement class students who enroll in the full week receive 50% off tuition

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. Students will learn how to interact with peers in a classroom environment. Our Summer Pre-K session runs for eight-weeks and culminates with a special in studio showing that is open for guardian observation. Taught by Miss Whitney.

June 16–August 4, 2020

Tuesdays: 3:45–4:30 p.m.
Must be age 3 by June 1, 2020

Thursdays: 3:45–4:30 p.m.
Must be age 4 or 5 by June 1, 2020

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

Tuition Details

Tuition: $175

 

Questions?

Please call the office at 860.768.6000 or e-mail us at dancedesk@hartford.edu

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