Summer Programs
2021

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  We continue to take the proper precautions to ensure the safety of our dance family. In addition to limiting the class size for each of our summer programs, we have implemented new requirements and studio policies for both dance families and staff to follow. After registering for any of our Summer Programs, you will receive an email as the start date approaches including appropriate dance attire, but more importantly, any additional information we need to communicate to ensure the safety of everyone. Beyond the Barre has always been a safe space and a positive atmosphere for everyone and we are going to keep it that way!

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From Princess Dance Camp to Adult Classes to our NEW Modern Intensive, there is truly something for everyone this summer at Beyond the Barre! We are bringing back old favorites and introducing NEW and one of a kind Summer Programs you won't find anywhere else! It is the perfect time to try something new, meet new friends and dance in our beautiful studio space! It is also the perfect opportunity for our students to improve their dance technique and skills over the summer while making lots of unforgettable, fun memories!

Our 2021 Summer Programs will run from Monday, July 12th- Saturday, August 14th for a total of 5 exciting weeks! 

Explore our programs by age below...

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Please note the school grades associated with each age. When registering from our online portal, be sure to select the program that coincides with the grade your child will be entering in September 2021. Email us if you have any difficulties with this.

PROMO CODES!

Register for any 2 kids programs (ages 14mo. - 12 years): $10 off

BTBKIDS

Register for Adult Jazz AND Tap: $20 off!

JAZZANDTAP

College Students: $10 off!

Must email a picture of your ID to BTBDanceAcademy@gmail.com for promo code

 

Storybook Camp

Ages 14mo. - 2.5 years

Tuesdays 4:00-4:45pm

July 13 - August 10

Once upon a time, in a magical dance studio, our teachers and children teleported to a far away land of dancing! Each week, explore a new story and dance page by page as the teacher leads the class in a fun new adventure! This creative movement based class will focus on lots of follow-along directions and explore using your imagination while incorporating beginner dance steps and instruction. We are very excited for this one of a kind, creative, brand new summer program!

Wiggles & Giggles

Ages 14mo. - 2.5 years

Wednesdays 9:00-9:40am Or

Saturdays 8:20-9:00am

July 14 - August 14

This is by far the cutest and happiest class at Beyond the Barre. Get ready to explore the world of dance with your little one. The use of props, mats, and sing-along songs allows each adult to help the child develop motor and coordination skills in a fun, structured environment. Very basic baby ballet steps will be introduced and with much repetition from week to week the children will learn to put the names of the steps to the movements. It is designed for movement exploration and is a perfect opportunity for babies to get in on the dance fun and be introduced to a new space with the security of being with you! Classes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention is given to every child and adult.

 

Storybook Camp

Ages 3 - 5 years

Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am

July 14 - August 11

Once upon a time, in a magical dance studio, our teachers and children teleported to a far away land of dancing! Each week, explore a new story and dance page by page as the teacher leads the class in a fun new adventure! This creative movement based class will focus on lots of follow-along directions and explore using your imagination while incorporating beginner dance steps and instruction. We are very excited for this one of a kind, creative, brand new summer program!

Moves, Grooves & Acro

Ages 3 - 5 years

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm Or

Saturdays 10:30-11:30pm

July 14 - August 14

This summer camp is the perfect activity for the energetic child who loves to dance. This class is a perfect combination of Hip Hop and Acro that will be high energy and FUN beginning to end. The class will begin with a full body warm up and then learning new Hip Hop steps and terminology that will go across the floor and fun choreography in the center. Following the Hip Hop portion of camp, the last 25 minutes will be learning how to perfect simple Acro tricks safely and learning new ones! All levels and abilities are welcome as the class focuses on individualized attention to ensure each student is progressing at their own speed.

Princess

Dance Camp

Ages 3 - 5 years

Saturdays 9:30-11:00am *FULL* Or 

Saturdays 11:15-12:45pm

July 17 - August 14

No surprises here, our most popular and absolutely adorable dance camp is back! Does your little princess love to dance?? This is the perfect summer activity for beginner dancers and the young children looking to feel like a princess for the day. Each week will focus on a different Princess and a fun lesson will match the fairytale. There will be various games, creative movement activities, props, jazz and ballet steps included in each week. In addition, there will be a snack provided and crafts planned specific to the lesson and the princess! This dance camp will conclude with a magical Royal Ball on week 5 and each little dancer can dress up as their favorite princess! Before the clock strikes midnight, sign up for this perfectly Princess Dance Camp at the BTB castle! 

 

Acro & Flexibility

Ages 6 - 8 years

Mondays 5:15-6:15pm

July 12 - August 9

(Grades K-3) We are excited to offer Acro & Flexibility classes this summer for all ages! The class will begin with a fun stretch and warmup followed by some beginner conditioning exercises. The instructor will focus a lot on how to execute stretches and simple Acro tricks correctly and safely. The dancers will learn how to improve their flexibility in the studio and at home which will also help their overall dance ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. This is the perfect summer class to work on achieving new goals and making new friends!

Dance Around the World Camp

Ages 6 - 8 years

Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm OR

Saturdays 9:15-10:15am

July 13 - August 14

Let’s travel the world in 5 short weeks! Each dancer will start this exciting dance camp by creating their own passport as they will “visit” a new place each week! Our dancers will learn about the different cultures and styles of dance in 5 locations around the world and they will learn authentic dance moves from each destination. Books and crafts will be used to help the dancers learn about the different places and styles of dance. This educational and cultural dance camp is a wonderful way to learn more about the history of dance and use your creativity and imagination to transform our studio into far away places!

Summer Intensive

Ages 6 - 9 years

Wednesdays 4:45-6:15pm

July 14 - August 11

(Grades K-4) This Intensive is designed for young dancers who want to increase their dance technique, flexibility and strength while working toward becoming a competitive dancer. Various styles of dance will be explored including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Acro, but a strong focus will be on Ballet and technique. This is a perfect opportunity to explore the competition program at Beyond the Barre or continue your dance education over the summer to improve your overall technique. If you are interested in joining a competition team and taking your dancing and stage presence to the next level to become a more competitive dancer, this would be the perfect summer program! *Current Apprentice Bees wanting to be considered for this upcoming season’s team must enroll in this intensive.*

"Bow Bow" Siwa

Ages 6 - 8 years

Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm

July 15 - August 12

(Grades K-3) This camp has been inspired by...you guessed it, the current children's pop legend, Jo Jo Siwa! This Hip Hop themed class will be full of energy, FUN, and Jo Jo hits! This beginner level class will learn progressions across the floor, center hip hop steps, terminology and choreography with their friends! It is guaranteed to be the most fun you'll have this summer, so bring your sneakers and your biggest bow and we will see you on the dance floor!

 

Ballet Technique

Ages 8 - 13 years

Mondays 4:15-5:15pm

July 12 - August 9

(Grades 3-8) Our motto: You Rest, You Rust! Don’t let that happen to you over the summer! School break is the most ideal time to improve your dance technique and refresh the core fundamentals of dance. This Summer Intensive will guide our dancers through a warm up, barre, across the floor and center work that will encompass all of the basics of ballet technique. Exploring from plies and tendus to jetes and pirouettes, this class will be beneficial for every level dancer. Use summer as a way to strengthen those key dance elements that open the door to more advanced tricks and steps, but without the BTBasics is just not possible.

Summer Intensive

Ages 10 - 13 years

Mondays 5:30 - 7:00pm

July 12 - August 9

(Grades 5-8) This Intensive is designed for growing dancers who want to increase their dance technique, flexibility and strength while working toward becoming a better dancer. Various styles of dance will be explored including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Acro, but a strong focus will be on Ballet and technique. This is a perfect opportunity to explore the competition program at Beyond the Barre or continue your dance education over the summer to improve your overall technique. If you are interested in joining a competition team and taking your dancing and stage presence to the next level to become a more competitive dancer, this would be the perfect summer program! *Current Apprentice Bees wanting to be considered for this upcoming season’s team must enroll in this intensive.*

Acro & Flexibility

Ages 9-17

Mondays 7:00-8:00pm

July 12 - August 9

(Grades 4-12) We are excited to offer Acro & Flexibility classes this summer for all ages! The class will begin with a full body stretch and warmup followed by some conditioning exercises. The instructor will focus a lot on how to execute stretches and Acro tricks correctly and safely. The dancers will learn how to improve their flexibility in the studio and at home which will also help their overall dance ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. This is the perfect summer class to work on achieving new goals!

Broadway Bound-Tap

Ages 8+ years

Thurdays 4:00-5:00pm

July 15 - August 12

This tap and musical theater combination class is perfect for the performer in your life. This beginner/intermediate tap camp will explore traditional and basic tap steps and choreography while also dancing to Broadway show tunes. Our dancers will learn about Broadway, musical theater performance and its high energy, exciting style. It is bound to be a fun and captivating time during this 5 week summer camp!

Hip Hop Camp

Ages 9 - 13 years

Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm

July 15 - August 12

(Grades 4-8) This energetic and funky summer program is perfect for the dancer who wants to improve their hip hop skills and wants to learn more about the different techniques and styles hip hop consists of! Each week our dancers will have a blast with their friends while they learn different Hip Hop styles, steps, across the floor combinations, terminology and choreography. If your dancer is ready to go "full out" in their dancing, this is the summer class for them!

 

Choreography Intensive

Ages 14 - 17 years

Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm

July 13 - August 10

(Grades 9-12) Choreography: the sequence of steps and movements in dance, especially in a ballet or other staged dance. This 5 week intensive will explore the many components of creating choreography and the inspirational work and process that goes into it. We will be discussing and working through formations, emotional intention, storytelling, improvisation inspiration, transitions, musicality and quality of movement. Guest teachers will also be welcomed into the class to help expand the dancer’s knowledge and inspiration for choreography. At the end of the 5 weeks the dancers will showcase what they have learned from the class.

Modern Intensive

Ages 14 - 17 years

Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm

July 14 - August 11

Modern Dance is defined as a free, expressive style of dancing started in the early 20th century as a reaction to classical ballet. Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert or theatrical dance which included dance styles such as ballet, folk, ethnic, religious, and social dancing; and primarily arose out of Europe. During this 5 week intensive, our dancers will be exposed to a mixture of various techniques and approaches; while paying homage to modern dance founders. These classes also embrace and incorporate the styles of a variety of contemporary choreographers. In class you will clearly experience “fall and recovery” that is central to Doris Humphrey’s technique while also embracing the clean lines and strength of Lester Horton and the drama of Martha Graham.

Ballet Intensive

Ages 14 - 17 years

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm

July 14 - August 11

(Grades 9-12) Our motto: You Rest, You Rust! Don’t let that happen to you over the summer! School break is the most ideal time to improve your dance technique and refresh the core fundamentals of dance. This Summer Intensive will be heavily Ballet based as the dancers will be guided through a warm up, barre, across the floor and center work that will encompass all of the basics of ballet technique. Exploring from plies and tendus to jetes and pirouettes, this class will be beneficial for every level dancer. Use summer as a way to strengthen those key dance elements that open the door to more advanced tricks and steps, but without the BTBasics is just not possible.

Lyrical & Contemporary

Ages 14 - 17 years

Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm

July 15 - August 12

(Grades 9-12) This has been one of our most successful and exciting teen intensives. Come take class from multiple choreographers and learn different Lyrical and Contemporary styles and technique. Every week, there will be a new and experienced teacher that will execute a thorough warm up and teach choreography that will challenge your mind and teach your body to move in new ways. This class will surely be a new experience that will broaden your dance abilities and take your skills and performance abilities to a new level.

Hip Hop & Team 

Ages 14 - 17 years

Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm

July 15 - August 12

(Grades 9-12) This 5 week Summer Intensive is designed to introduce Hip Hop styles as well as Jazz and Pom technique that is heavily taught in the college level dance world. Material taught will be appropriate, yet challenging and consist of new steps, tricks and choreography. Hip Hop is a great way to build confidence and improve stage presence during performances. Pom includes elements of jazz dancing, sharp arm movements, leaps, turns, kicks and high energy facial expressions. This summer program will include a combination of Hip Hop and Pom dance styles and will be the perfect intensive for the dancer seeking to audition for a dance team or an individual who wants to improve their performance abilities and sharp, Jazz and Hip Hop technique. We want YOU to come bring your energy to the next level at BTB this summer!

 

Adult Advanced

Master Class Workshop

Ages 18+

Mondays 7:15-8:45pm

July 12- August 9

This is the perfect opportunity you’ve been looking for to get back into dancing again or to continue dancing through your college summer vacation. This class is designed for dancers who have extensive dance experience and are looking for an outlet to continue expressing their passion. Each week, a new and experienced dance instructor will lead the class through a warm up, across the floor progressions and choreography in the center. Styles will range from Hip Hop to Lyrical to Jazz; anything goes! This class fills QUICK so register today! *Drop ins will be dependent on class size.*

Adult Tap: Intermediate

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 7:15-8:00pm

July 13 - August 10

Tap has always been a classic and will never go out of style! This class is designed for adults who may have some tap experience OR someone is has always wanted to Tap and is up for the challenge. Very similar to our Adult Beginner Ballet Class but in a slightly faster pace, this class is customized to meet the needs of each dancer’s ability while giving individualized attention. Class begins with a warm up to loosen our muscles and prepare for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. While creating percussive sounds with our feet, you will learn tap vocabulary, traditional tap steps and choreography. The Adult Intermediate Tap class immediately follows our Adult Beginner/Intermediate Jazz class, so for those looking for more than a 45 minute commitment, we encourage you to try both!

Adult Jazz: Beginner/Intermediate

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 6:30-7:15pm

July 13 - August 10

This class is the perfect introduction to dance for any age adult. Class is run in a traditional jazz format, but is customized to meet the needs of each dancer’s ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. Improve your physical ability by learning basic steps, traveling across the floor and engaging new muscles all while challenging your mind to apply the technique taught and memorizing choreography and terminology. This class is right before the Adult Intermediate Tap class, so for those looking for more than a 45 minute commitment, we encourage you to try both!

Throw Back Thursday

Ages 18+

Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm

July 15 - August 12

This NEW 5 week summer program could very well be the one we are most excited for! Geared toward the Intermediate/Advanced level dancer, a guest teacher each week will throw it back to a classic hit with music-video style choreography. During this Jazz, hip hop, high energy class... anything goes! The most diverse summer line up that will leave you feeling refreshed, nostalgic and happy. This class is designed to not be as mentally challenging as our Adult Advanced class, but choreography will still be at an intermediate/advanced level, so having dance experience is definitely suggested. Come Throwback Thursday with us and get ready to dance FULL OUT.