SUMMER

At Dance Discovery, our passion is dance and we don’t limit ourselves to just one season! Our summer programs cater to young dancers who are looking for an introduction to dance or for experienced dancers who are looking to train in the off-season!

PRINCESS PARTY

Princess Party is a 4 day, un-parented program, designed for students 3-5 years of age who are looking for an introduction to dance! Tiny Ballerinas will dance, leap and twirl through the magical kingdom as we begin each day with the fundamentals of ballet! This sparkling summer camp includes a simple daily craft that is inspired by our DAILY PRINCESS THEME.

And the fun doesn’t stop there; on the final day, dancers will enjoy a visit from Encanto’s Mirabel and parents will enjoy a performance that dancers have prepared to showcase all they have accomplished in the week!

  • Session offered: August 14-17 from 9:15-10:15
  • $90 + gst (early bird price if registered prior to June 15)
    $100 + gst (regular price if registered after June 15)
  • Students must be 3 years of age by August 1, 2023
  • Students are asked to wear a ballet bodysuit and tights along with ballet slippers. If you do not have these items, a bodysuit and bare feet is also acceptable
  • Experience in a dance program is not required!

REGISTER FOR PRINCESS PARTY NOW!


DANCE + DAZZLE

Dance + Dazzle is a 4 day, un-parented program, designed for students 5-7 years of age. Dancers will experience ballet, jazz, hip hop and acro each day along with a craft that is inspired by our fabulous DAILY THEMES!

And the fun doesn’t stop there; on the final day, dancers will enjoy a visit from Encanto’s Mirabel and parents will enjoy a performance that dancers have prepared to showcase all they have accomplished in the week!

  • Session offered: August 14-17 from 10:30-12:30
  • $135 + gst (early bird price if registered prior to June 15)
    $150 + gst (regular price if registered after June 15)
  • Students must be 5 years of age by August 1, 2023
  • Female students are asked to wear a ballet bodysuit and tights along with ballet slippers. Male students are asked to wear shorts and a t-shirt along with ballet or jazz shoes. If you do not have the listed dance footwear, bare feet is also acceptable.
  • Experience in a dance program is not required!

REGISTER FOR DANCE + DAZZLE NOW!


DANCE IT OUT!

Dance It Out is a 4-day program, designed for experienced dancers 7-11 years of age. Led by Dance Discovery’s master instructors, Morgan, Bella and Melissa, dancers will focus on jazz, acro and hip hop training each day. Our goal is to enhance the skills of our experienced dancers and give them a head start on the upcoming dance season! A final day performance is included to show off all the new skills we have acquired!

  • Session offered: August 14-17 from 11:00-2:00
  • $190 + gst (early bird price if registered prior to June 15)
    $215 + gst (regular price if registered after June 15)
  • Students must be 7 years of age by March 1, 2024
  • Students must have a minimum of 1 year of completed formal dance training. This program is ideal for the recreational dancer with experience, a dancer transitioning into a pre-company program and dancers who are entering our Mini and Junior company programs in the 2023/2024 season!
  • Students are asked to wear leggings or dance shorts and a fitted tank top or half top.
  • Students will use their jazz shoes, bare feet for acro and indoor use runners for hip hop.

REGISTER FOR DANCE IT OUT NOW!


BALLET MASTER SERIES

Aiming to inspire and challenge all dancers who are looking to elevate their training, our BALLET MASTER SERIES will focus on Progressing Ballet Technique, Classical Technique, Pointe (where applicable) and Variations.

Working with Edmonton’s leading ballet educators, Colleen Boe, Erin Madsen and Chantelle Bjornstad, this intensive is for focused and committed dancers looking enhance their skill-set and start the upcoming season with new found strength and confidence.

Our BALLET MASTER SERIES is open to all dancers, regardless of where they receive their full-year respective training.

JUNIOR/INTER (for dancers 9-12 years of age who are training in RAD grade 3-5 or equivalent)

  • Session Offered: August 21-24  10:00-1:15
  • $245 + gst (early bird price if registered prior to June 15)
    $295 + gst (regular price if registered after June 15)

REGISTER FOR THE JUNIOR/INTER MASTER SERIES NOW

INTER/ADVANCED (or dancers 13-17 years of age who are training in RAD Inter Foundation- Advanced 2 or equivalent)

  • Session Offered: August 21-24 from 11:00-3:00
  • $315 + gst (early bird price if registered prior to June 15)
    $365 + gst (regular price if registered after June 15)

REGISTER FOR THE INTER/ADVANCED MASTER SERIES NOW


SUMMER INTENSIVE DROP-INS

Summer intensive drop-ins are open to all experienced dancers 9 years of age and up who want to stay in shape over the off season and elevate their training to start next season with strength and confidence! Join Dance Discovery’s Master Instructors as well as some amazing Guest Educators for summer training in stretch, strength, technique and style development! A variety classes will be offered in Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway and Acro.

  • Classes run select Wednesday’s in August (August 9, 16, 23 and 30)
  • Pre-Registration is required and will open on August 1
  • Cost is $25 per class or $40 if registering for both in one evening. Sibling discounts are also available for current Dd company members (contact Melissa)
  • Classes will be catered to dancers with experience and not recommended for beginner dancers
  • The Junior/Inter program is for dancers 9-12 years of age. Dancers should have a minimum of Grade 3 RAD and train a minimum of 6 hours/week.
  • The Inter/Adv program is for dancers 13-17 years of age. Dancers should have a minimum of Inter Foundation RAD and train a minimum of 10 hours/week.

AUGUST 9
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Lyrical with Kara Wozniak
6:00-7:30 Acro with Michelle McBride

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Contemporary with Bella Smith
6:00-7:30 Lyrical with Kara Wozniak

AUGUST 16
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Jazz with Morgan Tillmanns
6:00-7:30 Hip Hop with Bella Smith

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Contemporary with Bella Smith
6:00-7:30 Hip Hop with Vince Akinyode

AUGUST 23
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Lyrical with Chantelle Bjornstad
6:00-7:30 Acro with Michelle McBride

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Jazz with Bella Smith
6:00-7:30 Lyrical with Chantelle Bjornstad

AUGUST 30
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Acro with Allison San Martin-Feeney
6:00-7:30 Jazz with Bella Smith

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Lyrical with Bella Smith
6:00-7:30 Jazz with Melissa Paszko