SUMMER DANCE

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2017 Summer Dance Programming Coming Soon!

Below is last summer’s schedule.



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NEW! PRINCESS PLIÉ Ages: 3 – 5 July 11 – 15 or August 1 – 5 Introducing Princess Plie and Friends! Based on the wonderfully creative children’s book, each day we will take your dancers into a magical world where they will create adventures, explore dance, and have lots of fun! There will be a showcase of all of their dances at a final performance at the end of the week, and the best part is…each dancer will receive their very own Princess Plié doll to take home at the end of the week! Monday – Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm with Miss Katy (KW) & Miss Darby (DS) in Studio C Tuition: $165 (Price of the doll included!) register DSC_0447CbWebsite

CINDERELLA Ages: 3 – 5 June 27 – July 1 Dust off your glass slippers and join us for this five day ballet camp inspired by one of our favorite princesses! Each day we’ll dive into the story through dance technique, music, activities, and crafts. We’ll even watch excerpts from the professional Cinderella ballet! This creative curriculum is perfect for all levels of little ballerinas who love to dance! Dancers will also work towards a final Cinderella performance at the end of camp! Monday – Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm with Miss Katy (KW) in Studio C Tuition: $150 register


DANCE CAMP NEW! ALL STAR HIP HOP CAMP August 1 – 4 Ages: 6 – 10 This one week high energy camp is designed for all students wanting to learn the hip hop style! Each day dancers will experiment with different styles of hip hop, learn some new moves and brush up on their technique. This is a great camp for our young dancers that want to try out a new style AND for those dancers that just can’t get enough hip hop! It’s time to get your groove on! Monday – Thursday 1:30pm – 3:00pm Tuition: $135 register


DANCE DEPARTMENT The School of Performing Arts dance curriculum stems from a strong technical foundation that incorporates many ballet styles. We apply this school of thought through multiple dance genres. In addition to a well-rounded dance education, students will establish a respect for commitment and hard work, foster creative thinking skills, while developing self discipline, and confidence. Growing through this artistic process prepares our students with the ability to be successful in the dance profession or whatever life places before them. Ultimately, our goal is to provide your student with an extraordinary dance education. Students should expect to stay in each dance level an average of 2 years. Faculty monitors the progress of each student, and individual level recommendations are made at the end of each year through an extensive evaluation process. Students should plan to stay in their current level through the summer session. ATTIRE AND MATERIALS Female Dancers: Ballet, Pointe: black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, Pointe shoes when applicable, hair in bun and pinned away from face. Inappropriate: shorts, pants, T-shirts, anything baggy Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary: tight fitting dance shorts or pants, skin tight tops, jazz shoes (please check with instructor about their recommended color for the Dance Concert), hair tied up and pinned back. Teacher will decide required hair style for their particular class. Inappropriate: baggy clothing including T-shirts, shorts, or pants, jeans, dresses. Hip Hop: comfortable clothing, sneakers. Inappropriate: tight shorts (long baggy shorts are permitted), jeans, ballet attire, buns, jazz shoes. Tap: comfortable clothing, tap shoes. Inappropriate: jeans, dresses, buns, ballet attire Creative Beginner: leotard, tights, ballet skirts, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes (Creative Movement II, Pre-Ballet/ Tap I and II only), hair needs to be pulled back Male Dancers: Ballet: white T-shirt, black tights, black ballet shoes Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary: T-shirt, pants or shorts that allow for movement. Please wear tank under T-shirt. Hip Hop, Tap: comfortable clothing, appropriate shoes Creative Beginner: T-shirt, pants or shorts that allow for movement. Please wear tank under T-shirt.


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Dance Ensemble Ages 7 and up The Dance Ensemble is a competitive performing group with both regional and national championships. More than just a performing group, the Ensemble is designed for young, passionate artists who want to take their performing and dance abilities to the next level. The Ensemble fosters growth in creating the whole performer, focusing on multiple genres of dance. Ensemble students have had the privilege of working with some of Chicago’s finest and highly acclaimed choreographers and has shared the stage with numerous professional dance companies at some of the most prestigious dance events in the city, including Dance Chicago.

AUDITIONS for Fall 2016: TBD

To learn more about The School of Performing Arts Dance Ensemble, please contact Company Manager, Lindsey Katsetos at 630.717.6622 ext. 123.


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NEW! Dance, Baby! Age: 2 ½ years 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Tuition: $94 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th. An introduction to dance! Students will explore movement, rhythm, and ballet basics in a creative, nurturing environment. Let’s dance! register CREATIVE MOVEMENT Level I, 3 years: 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Level II, 4 years:1 hour/ 7 weeks Tuition: $94/$123 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th. Students learn basic ballet and terminology while developing imagination, memory, and general motor skills. Level II will include an introduction to tap. register NEW! Kinder Combo Age: 5 years 1 hour / 7 weeks Tuition: $123 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th. This exciting beginning dance class offers the best of both worlds… ballet and tap combined! This class, designed for Kindergarteners, consists of thirty minutes of instruction in ballet, including center combinations, and thirty minutes of tap. register NEW! Jr. Ballet Ages: 6-7 years 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Tuition: $105 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Ballet is the foundation for all types of dancing. Students will explore the basics of ballet technique, including center combinations, and progressions across the floor. register NEW! Jr. Tap Ages: 6-7 years 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Tuition: $105 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  This beginner tap class will allow students to explore rhythm, sound, and tap technique basics through center and across the floor exercises. register Jr. Jazz Ages: 6-7 years 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Tuition: $105 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Your dancer will love this upbeat introduction to jazz! Students will learn appropriate jazz dance technique in a high energy environment with upbeat music that will keep them moving! register Jr. Hip Hop Ages: 6-7 years 45 minutes/ 7 weeks Tuition: $105 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  This class is sure to get your dancer grooving! Accompanied by age appropriate hip hop music, this class will explore basic hip hop technique, free style, body isolations, and rhythmic movement. register Just For Boys Tap & Hip Hop Ages 5 – 7 years 1 hour / 7 weeks Tuition: $123 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th. An athletic and artistic combination class introducing young boys to dance. Designed to keep up with their fast paced energy, this class offers the basics of hip hop and tap. It will never stop moving and grooving! register BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Tumbling for Tots Ages: 5 – 7 years 45 minutes / 7 weeks Tuition: $94 Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  This class will focus on flexibility and the basics of tumbling! Students should expect to learn somersaults, back bends, bridges, cartwheels, handstands, and more! register


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A classical dance form characterized by its grace and precision of movement, and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses. Students can expect to spend an average of two years in the same level. Dance tuition is based on a seven-week session. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Basic Ballet For ages 7 and up Basic Ballet students begin the dance season by focusing on barre work and basic ballet alignment and technique before working on center positions. 1 hour / week / $123 register Ballet I Ages 9-11 Ballet I students focus on basic ballet alignment and technique both at the barre and in the center. At this level, the student begin to use their core for balance and centre positions. 2 classes/wk recommended 1 hour / week / $123 register Ballet II Ages 11-13 Ballet II students begin to use musicality in their movement both at the barre and in the center. The students learn how to incorporate both slow and fast movements into their ballet repertoire. 2 classes/wk recommended 1 1/2 hours / week / $180 register Ballet III* Ballet III students use their previous training and ballet alignment to train in the centre of their room for balance, travelling, jumping, and turning. 2 classes/wk recommended 1 1/2 hours / week / $180 register Ballet IV* Ballet IV students are beginning to use their sense of artistry and style in their classes. These students use their knowledge of musicality to move through the music while focusing on the basic technique and alignment of ballet dancers. 2 classes/wk recommended 1 1/2 hours / week / $180 register Ballet IV/V* Ballet IV/V students are beginning to use their sense of artistry and style in their classes. These students use their knowledge of musicality to move through the music while focusing on the basic technique and alignment of ballet dancers. 2 classes/wk recommended 1 1/2 hours / week / $180 register Beginning Teen Ballet For ages 12 yr and up For those with little or no experience 1 1/4 hrs / week / $154 register Intermediate Teen Ballet For ages 12 yr and up For those with some experience 1 1/4 hrs / week / $154 register * May enroll by invitation of faculty


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Pre-Pointe is a class designed to educate young dancers about the art form of dancing on pointe. It focuses on the tools, technique, and strength needed to execute this advanced form of dance. Students must be taking a concurrent ballet class in level II or higher. Ask your ballet teacher for more information regarding this class or dancing on pointe. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Pre Pointe Must combine with Ballet II 30 minutes / week / $62 register


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Contemporary dance is a very interpretive style that focuses on unconventional movements. It is considered unconventional because it shifted away from classical ballet and lyrical dance forms. Unlike classical ballet, contemporary dance does not have fixed movements but is instead a search for new forms and dynamics. It focuses on oppositional movement, alignment, raw emotion, and systematic breathing. Contemporary must be taken with a concurrent jazz or ballet technique class. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Contemporary II+ Ages 12+ Concurrent level II or III Ballet or Jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Contemporary III+ Ages 12+ Concurrent level IV or V Ballet or Jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register


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By combining elements of ballet and jazz techniques, you can express yourself with inspirational movement through lyrics. Lyrical classes must be taken with a concurrent jazz or ballet technique class. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Mini Lyrical… Summer Only! Concurrent level I or II Ballet or Jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Lyrical I Ages 12+ Concurrent level II or III Ballet or Jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Lyrical II Ages 13+ Concurrent level III or IV Ballet or Jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Teen Lyrical Ages 13+ For those with little or no experience 1 hour / week / $123 register


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Jazz was originally influenced by rhythms and techniques of jazz music. Jazz is an upbeat and energetic style of dance derived from the roots of ballet technique. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Basic Jazz Ages 6 and up Basic Jazz dance classes are for beginner dancers ready to learn more specific jazz styles. The classes will focus on basic stretching, across the floor, and centre work. 1 hour / week / $123 register Jazz I Jazz I dance classes focus on the basic technique and alignment of jazz dancers. Students will learn how to appropriately warm up and prepare for a jazz class and gain basic knowledge and understanding of jazz movements. 1 hour / week / $123 register Jazz II Jazz II classes begin to take the basic jazz technique and put it into action across the floor and in centre combinations. This level also focuses on basic transitional movements and turns. 1 1/2 hour / week / $180 register Jazz III Jazz III dance classes are for the intermediate dancer ready to take on more complex jazz movements. This level not only focuses on stretching, and across the floor work, but works on centre technique, leaps, turns and choreography. 1 1/2 hour / week / $180 *may enroll by invitation of faculty, Dance Concert performance mandatory register Jazz IV/V* Jazz IV/V is for the more advanced dancer and is for those dancers who have previously focused on basic technique. This level will take that technique and challenge the dancers to find their own style as well as adjust to other teaching styles of jazz. These advanced dancers are focused on dance conditioning, advanced technique, musicality, style and execution of choreography. 1 1/2 hour / week / $180 *may enroll by invitation of faculty, Dance Concert performance mandatory register Beginning Teen Jazz Ages 12 and up Beginning Teen Jazz dance classes have a focus on breaking down the basic jazz steps to master and feel comfortable executing and performing in the class. These students working on stretch and strengthening, alignment, turns and leaps. 1 1/4 hour / week / $154 register Intermediate Teen Jazz Intermediate Teen Jazz dance classes are for those teens that have a little bit more experience in the style of jazz. These intermediate classes go into more depth of training and conditioning of a jazz dancer. Like beginning teen classes, there is a constant growth and understanding of basic jazz technique and movements. 1 1/4 hour / week / $154 register


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An American art form, tap is making music with your feet. It can be percussive, rhythmic, smooth, or light, and styles range from improvisational, rhythmic, or musical theater based. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Basic Tap Ages 7 and up Basic Tap students will focus and basic skills of tap dance both in the centre and across the floor. 1 hour / week / $123 register Tap I Tap I classes build upon students knowledge of basic tap steps and their use across the floor in basic combinations. 1 hour / week / $123 register Tap II Tap II classes will focus on more across the floor work that will also include more complex combinations and turns and historical tap combinations (the shim sham). 1 hour / week / $123 register Tap III* Tap III classes continue the education of steps and combinations across the floor with a general focus on complex phrases and steps involving turns, wings, and grab offs. 1 hour / week / $123 *may enroll by invitation of faculty register Tap IV* The highest level of tap classes continue to educate the knowledge of tap steps, movement and execution. However, at the higher level the students will learn how to experiment and improvise with rhythm, weight shifting exercises and improvisation exercises. 1 hour / week / $123 *may enroll by invitation of faculty register Tap V/VI* The highest level of tap classes continue to educate the knowledge of tap steps, movement and execution. However, at the higher level the students will learn how to experiment and improvise with rhythm, weight shifting exercises and improvisation exercises. 1 hour / week / $123 *may enroll by invitation of faculty register Teen Tap Ages 12 and up Teen tap classes are for those older dancers who want to learn how to tap. This classes focuses on basic tap movements for the teenage beginner tapper. 1 hour / week / $123 Beginner (For those with little or no experience) – days/times TBA Intermediate (For those with some experience) – days/times TBA register Adult Tap Ages 18 and up 1 hour / week / $123 Intermediate (For those with some experience) – days/times TBA register


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Hip Hop can include a wide range of styles such as breaking, popping, locking, krumping, and even house dance. It features isolating body movements with specific rhythms and dynamic contrasts of sharp and relaxed qualities. See schedule for class times. Basic Hip Hop For ages 7-10 Basic Hip Hop classes will focus on basic body awareness as well as the use of plie, articulation of the feet, memory and musicality. 1 hour / week / $123 register Hip Hop I For ages 9-12 Hip Hop I classes focus on bodyline awareness, muscle awareness, plie, artifulation of the feet, memory and musicality. Concurrent ballet or jazz recommended 1 hour / week / $123 register Hip Hop II For ages 13+ Hip Hop II students will be challenged with combinations of different styles of hip hop while focusing on the basic expectations of body awareness and use of plie. Concurrent ballet or jazz recommended 1 hour / week / $123 register Hip Hop III* For ages 13+ Hip Hop III students have a higher expectation of stylistic movement focused on mimicking the style that is taught with the necessary quality. Concurrent ballet or jazz recommended 1 hour / week / $123 *may enroll by invitation of faculty register Beginning/Intermediate Teen Hip Hop For ages 13+ Teen Hip Hop classes will focus on basic body awareness as well as the use of plie, articulation of the feet, memory and musicality. Concurrent ballet or jazz recommended Beginning (For those with little or no experience) Intermediate (For those with some experience) 1 hour / week / $123 register House Hip Hop For ages 12+ For hip hop levels II+ 1 hour / week / $123 register


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This class will concentrate on the proper technique to execute leaps, jumps, and turns. It is designed for dancers with well established ballet and jazz technique. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Turns and Leaps Ages 12+ (Level II and up) Concurrent level II or III ballet or jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Advanced Turns and Leaps Ages 12+ (Level III and up) Concurrent level III+ ballet or jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register


POMS DRILLS AND SKILLS… Summer Only Learn and practice the skills required of poms teams! Execute sharp and precise movements to the hottest music. Each class will focus on specific poms skills and work on a routine. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Appropriate for Ages 13+ 1 hour / week / $123 register


STRETCH AND STRENGTHENING… Summer Only Stretching, strengthening, Pilates-based exercises, yoga-inspired exercises, and cardiovascular endurance will be covered over 7 weeks. These classes are a good compliment to a strong jazz/ballet background or a way to work on increasing flexibility and core strength. Summer 2016 dance ends July 29th.  Stretch and Strengthening II+ Ages 12+ (Level II and up) Concurrent level II+ ballet or jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register Stretch and Strengthening III+ Ages 12+ (Level II and up) Concurrent level III+ ballet or jazz required 1 hour / week / $123 register PRICING Creative Beginner: $105 30 minute class: $62 45 minute class: $94 1 hour class: $123 1 1/4 hour class: $154 1 1/2 hour class: $180 Single Class Fee: 1 hour: $20 1 1/4 hour: $25 1 1/2 hour: $30


SPECIAL DISCOUNTS HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESIS AND POMS MEMBERS Provide a letter or performance program confirming your membership in your Orchesis or Poms team and you will receive 10% off your quarterly dance tuition. This discount is not offered in conjunction with other discounted packages or performing ensembles. Ask the office for more details. ADULT CLASS CARD: $170.00 FOR 10 CLASSES If you are age eighteen or older, you might be interested in purchasing a Class Card. This will allow you to take class in keeping with your busy schedule. Just register for your class of choice, purchase ten classes at a discounted rate, and attend class with less stress! UNLIMITED CLASSES: $545 / FOR THE SUMMER SESSION (per student)


FACULTY / STAFF KEY BCR – Becky Cooper Rezek, DS – Darby Schober, GD – Gina Dunham, JB – Jory Bowling, JWB – Joni Wiltz-Berkley, JS – Julianne Stoltman, KW – Katy Wenger, LJ – Lindsey Jouett, KG – Kirsten Groset, SL – Sofie Lebedeva, SD – Star Dixon, TC – Tori Cahn, VR – Vicki Ranallo, MS – Megan Simmons



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Artful IMPACT! partners with Little Mountain Community Theatre to bring you: Super Hero Camp INTERGALACTIC 2016! June 27 – July 1, 2016 9:30am-12:30pm The Performing Arts Center, Lemont High School 800 Porter Street, Lemont, Illinois This summer we Boldly Go Where No Camp has Gone Before! We take our Super Heroes to another dimension and time… let our imaginations soar at warp speed to experience Super Hero Camp with an INTERGALACTIC Twist! This camp will provide youth, teens and young adults with physical disabilities, cognitive disabilities and autism the opportunity to experience hands on “magic”of being a Super Hero. Campers will rotate through workshops designed to feature a specific “super power”or “trait”of a Super Hero. This camp is designed to create a unique environment of fun and education while working on skills that foster and build team work, confidence, social skills and better body awareness and control. Workshops will be taught by local industry professionals in their field and assisted by high school and college theatre students and adults. Directors and volunteer counselors are all trained with fun in mind but safety as the focus. We take pride in our ability to modify all experiences to fit individual’s physical needs and still gain the best experience. No matter what scene the camper is working on, they will always be the HERO! Visit www.artfulimpact.org for more information and to register! LittleMountainAndAILogos

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