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SUMMER 2022 AT SPECTRUM

ADULT OPEN LEVEL DANCE

EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY

Classes are open to all levels of experience and are designed to inspire movement, community, and connection. In-person and virtual options available.

Adult Jazz Funk  11A – 12P

Ballet 12P – 1:30P

Hip Hop 1:45P – 2:45P

Floorwork 3P – 4:30P with Hilary Grumman of Dance Undercurrent

There will be NO CLASS on July 23, 2022

Vincent Michael Lopez, former SDT company member, will sub the July 9 class.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will remain virtual.

**Please contact the School Director for information on financial assistance programs**

SATURDAY BALLET WITH MISS HEATHER

JULY 2 – 30

Cost: IN-PERSON $75 for five weeks/VIRTUAL $67.50 for five weeks, $18 for Virtual Drop-In only

The School of Spectrum Dance Theater is excited to announce weekly Saturday IN-PERSON/VIRTUAL ballet classes with the exceptional Ms. Heather! Join her for Pre-Ballet, Ballet I, and Ballet II classes. Students have the option to take classes either in person or online. New students are welcome! Returning students, please register under your 2021-2022 level.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will remain virtual.

Pre-Ballet | 9A - 10A | Ages 5-7

Students explore the introductory stage of basic ballet skills and vocabulary with encouragement, praise, care, creativity, and fun, while increasing their cognitive development. For children ages 5-7. No previous experience necessary. Ballet slippers are required.

Ballet I | 10A - 11A | Ages 7-9

At this level, students begin to learn the basic ballet positions of the feet and arms. Students will develop the basic principles of turn out, stability of the leg, and strength of the torso. This level also focuses on creativity in order to avoid overload and as to not inhibit the student’s joy, spirit, and individuality. For children ages 7-9. No previous experience necessary. Ballet slippers are required.

Ballet II | 11A - 12P | Ages 9-11

At this level, students develop musical skills and preparation of movement. They learn the basic patterns of body facings as well as the basic etiquette of barre and center exercises. Students begin to develop knowledge of basic musicality including adagio and petit allegro. For children ages 9-11. Prior experience and placement into this level are required. Ballet slippers are required.

SUMMER INTENSIVE

JULY 5 – 8 | Ages 11-18 | 11:30AM - 4:30PM

The School of Spectrum Dance Theater’s IN-PERSON/ VIRTUAL Summer Intensive is for dancers ages 11-18 (Intermediate Ballet level III-IV 11-14yrs, Advanced Ballet V+ 14-18yrs.)

Cost: IN-PERSON $425 for the week ($350 early bird paid by 4/30), VIRTUAL $375 for the week ($300 early bird paid by 4/30) 

The School of Spectrum Dance Theater Summer Intensive is an IN-PERSON/VIRTUAL opportunity for students to train in a wide variety of dance styles. Students have the option to take the class in person or online. Students begin their day with Ballet class to deepen their knowledge of the classical vocabulary. After lunch, students engage in styles such as Byrd, Contemporary Fusion, Jazz, Hip Hop, Conditioning, and Pilates.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will remain virtual.

**Please contact the School Director for information on financial assistance programs**

DANCE DAY CAMP

June 20 - 24 & June 27 - July 1

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Ages 5-7

Cost: In-Person option ONLY $300 for the week ($250 early bird paid by 4/30)

The PERFECT chance for ALL families in the community to benefit from the arts and to discover all that The School of Spectrum Dance Theater has to give. Students will learn new dance styles, including ballet, jazz, and modern, which are offered year-round in The School.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will be waitlisted.

DONALD BYRD WORKSHOP

JULY 11 – 15 & JULY 18 - 22 | 11:30A - 4:30P

The Donald Byrd IN-PERSON/VIRTUAL Workshop is for pre-professional and professional dancers ages 14 and up.

The daily workshop is 11:30 am – 4:30 pm PDT. The workshop consists of a 2-hour technique class followed by 2.5 hours of process/repertory. Technique class focuses on Mr. Byrd’s movement aesthetics and emphasizes a relaxed, strong, and flexible torso with highly articulated feet and legs, and increasing rhythmic and spatial exactness. With this focus, the dancer becomes more efficient in the management of energy and more able to control the visual, emotional, and physical impact of their body moving.

Workshop Costs:

    • Full Workshop (Technique and Process)
      • In-Person is $425 for the week ($350 Early Bird paid by 4/30)
      • Virtual $375 for the week ($300 Early Bird Paid by 4/30)
    • Technique Class Only (In-Person and Virtual)
      • $85 for the week
    • Technique Class (Drop-In, Virtual Rate)
      • $20 per class

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will remain virtual.

** Please contact the School Director for information on financial assistance programs. Decision is based on aptitude and financial need.

DANCE SAMPLER

JUNE 27 - JULY 1

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Ages 8-12

Cost: In-Person $300 for the week ($250 early bird paid by 4/30), Virtual $270 for the week ($220 early bird paid by 4/30)

An opportunity for young, new, and curious movers to sample a wide variety of dance styles and Spectrum Dance Theater instructors. Students will experience the basics in styles ranging from ballet and jazz to modern while making new friends and staying active during the summer.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio. All others will remain virtual.

DRAMA/DANCE CAMP

JULY 25 - 29

10:00A – 4:00P | AGES 7 – 18

Cost: In-Person Only $425 for the week ($350 early bird paid by 4/30)

In this camp, students will use acting, dancing, improvisation, theater games, and storytelling to create a dramatized performance based on fables from all over the world. A performance will be presented on the last day of camp for family and friends. All experience levels are welcome.

*Though capacity may increase, IN PERSON spots are limited. First come first served to reserve a place in the studio.

For questions and additional information, please call 206-325-4161 or email stephanie@spectrumdance.org.