Love dance? This intensive is for you. Gain experience working with new teachers who have danced in professional companies, catalyze your technical proficiency, brush up on technique, take classes you might not be able to take at home, learn new choreography and perform your own, as well as be cast in faculty choreography for a final performance. Immerse yourself in a week to share and explore your passion for dance.
Sitka Fine Arts Camp and the Dance Alaska Project are delighted to offer the Summer Dance Intensive. Housed on the Sitka Fine Arts Campus, the Intensive provides opportunities for aspiring dancers to work with established professionals Adam McKinney formerly with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Alonzo King LINES Ballet & Danny Ryan formerly with the Kansas City Ballet & Wonderbound. Students will take classes in Ballet, Modern & Contemporary techniques. The Dance Intensive will culminate with a final performance on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 7pm at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. There is a $5 suggestion donation at the door.
July 14 – July 21, 2019
$1000 Dorm Students, $665 Day Students
Entering 8th grade next year - 2019 graduates
Prerequisites: At least 1-2 years of studio experience or permission from the faculty. Students will be grouped in classes according to previous experience. More information on your dance experience is required in the Dance Intensive Questionnaire, due May 1st.
Students who register for both the High School Camp and Summer Dance Intensive will receive a 20% discount on their tuition.
The Dance Alaska Project is an initiative to connect aspiring Alaskan dancers with established professionals to challenge, nurture and support young artistic inquiry.
Photos by James Poulson