SUMMER DANCE CAMP DESCRIPTIONS
Twinkle Stars Summer Dance!
Ages 2-3 June 12th,19th,26th & July 10th, 17th, 24th 9:00am-9:30am $95
The perfect way to introduce your dancer to the basics in our six week Star is Born summer intensive! Classes will consist of a warm-up, across the floor, intro to tumbling, and a class favorite, FREEZE DANCE. This is the best way to trial our program before our fall enrollment. dance attire, or active wear is recommended.
Princess Palooza Dance Camp!
June 12th-16th 9:30am-12:00pm GIRLS Ages 4-8 $150
The perfect week for everything princess chic! Each day of camp will feature a new princess. Campers will use their imagination in ACADC’s magical kingdom playing dress up, sharing a royal tea party, learning princess etiquette, and of course DANCING! Fairytale ballet, tumbling, story time, whimsical crafts, and all things royal will surely delight each of our little princesses! Please pack a light snack, water, and a change of clothes if your princess needs a break.
Trollstice Dance Party!
June 26th-30th 9:30am-12:00pm BOYS and GIRLS Ages 4-8 $150
Everybody get your hair up! Poppy is having a dance party for all her friends and YOU are invited! Campers colorful days will be filled with exciting dancing, music videos, tumbling, and of course the super fun soundtrack music! Bright sparkly crafts, games, obstacle courses, and a music video will add magic for each and every camper enrolled. This camp is perfect for both boys and girls! Please bring a light snack, and water. All campers attending should wear activewear that is easy to move around in.
Moana Beach Bash!
July 10th-14th 9:30am-12:00pm Boys and Girls Ages 4-8 $150
Welcome to Motuni-home of everyone’s favorite new hero and heroine! Campers will enjoy all things tropical as we hula, hip-hop, and tumble by the sea. Activities will include dancing, cool games, obstacle courses, and splashing’ fun arts and crafts. Our sunny days will be filled with island treats and surprises including story time, water play, and popsicles! Please pack a light snack and water. Dance attire or active wear is recommended.
SUMMER CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
6 Week Acro Arts Summer Intensive
Ages 3-5, 6-9, 10- Advanced $125 (Thursday’s Beginning June 15th)
6 Week Ballet Summer Intensive
Ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-Advanced $125 (Monday’s Beginning June 12th)
ACADC is Poolers premiere ballet school! Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. ACADC is committed to providing true classical training to all students. From beginner to advanced, all students are formally trained with proper technique. Ballet improves every dancers' strength, balance, control, and flexibility while simultaneously increasing student's focus and grace. Dancers should wear a leotard with pink tights and ballet slippers, or pointe shoes.
ACADC Company Camp (Invitation Only)
FALL|SPRING CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
A STAR IS BORN PROGRAM [Age 2.5 to 3]
Our 3 year old star is born program (one hour) is designed to provide our young students with a basic foundation of dance skills by incorporating creative movement and dance technique. Your child will develop fundamental motor skills including rhythm, coordination, balance and flexibility. Our program will teach your child to follow directions, learn how to share and take turns, while improving their memorization and attention span. This class has a strong ballet base but is taught as a combination for the short attention spans of our young students. Ballet, tap, and jazz technique are taught. This class begins with circle time.
A STAR IS BORN PROGRAM [Ages 4 to 5]
Our 4-5 year old star is born program (one hour) combines ballet, tap and jazz to provide your child a well-rounded beginning in dance. Your child will learn basic ballet technique, including barre, center floor, and basic ballet positions. Tap will develop rhythm and musicality while learning basic tap technique. Jazz dance is also introduced, which will focus on strength, technique, sharpness and terminology.
BALLET: (One to 1.5 hours)
A technique A Class Act Dance Center is known for! Ballet is the foundation for many other dance forms, such as jazz, tap, contemporary etc. Ballet teaches alignment, placement, balance and elegance. Our pre- professional ballet program is based on the cecehetti method while incorporating other styles once in a while. This class consists of barre, center floor, adagio, allegro and progressions, while developing grace and poise. As always, terminology and proper technical execution are the primary focus of your child’s dance training at ACADC. This class is recommended as a foundation for all students.
POINTE: (One hour)
Pointe is offered to those students who have mastered the knowledge and technique of ballet and are ready for the next level. Pointe work at ACADC is never based in age or length of time dancing but rather ability and readiness which will be assessed by our professional knowledgeable staff. Students must be enrolled in two or more ballet lessons to take pointe.
MODERN/CONTEMPORARY DANCE: (One hour)
Modern is a form of dance that relies on movement that is more natural and organic for the body. In this class, students will explore the techniques of Martha Graham, Lester Horton, and Merce Cunningham. Dancers in this class will experiment with movement principals such as fall and recovery, contraction and release and lateral movement. The students will begin to push the limits of their techniques by discovering new ways to explore movement through experimentation and creation each class. This is one of our most popular styles.
TAP/JAZZ: (One hour)
Jazz classes include a center floor warm-up including isolations and exercises that build strength and develop technique, progressions and a focus on jumps and turns, and dance combinations that consist of classical, musical theatre or some of our unique choreography.
Our tap program is offered to all ages and levels. It may include barre', center floor, progressions, turns, rhythms and dance combinations.Several tap styles are taught, including using accurate feet and arm placement, and the hottest trends using intricate rhythms and speed.Terminology is taught at all levels, while continually increasing technical skills.
ACRO: (One hour)
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Acro is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic/gymnastic elements. It is a popular dance style in professional dance theater, and in contemporary productions such as those by Cirque du solei. It is one of the most favored classes at ACADC as it bridges the gap between dance and gymnastic enthusiasts.