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; a guest appearance from a very special princess on the final class where dancers will enjoy a story, q+a and photo session with one of the most popular princesses! Get your camera’s ready, a final day performance for parents to witness all that their young dancer has accomplished in the week is included!

  • Session offered: August 15-18 from 9:15-10:15
  • $100 + gst
  • Students must be 3 years of age by August 1, 2022
  • 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!

DANCE + DAZZLE

Dance + Dazzle is a 4 day, un-parented program, designed for students 5-7 years of age. These tiny dancers will begin each day with the fundamentals of ballet, jazz, hip hop and acro technique. Dance + Dazzle is sure to be a fun for all as each day will also include a craft that is inspired by our fabulous DAILY THEMES! The fun will continue on the final day as we will have a guest appearance from one of the most popular movie characters our young dancers have grown to love; dancers will enjoy a story, q+a and photo session with our magical guest! Get your camera’s ready, a final day performance for parents to showcase all that their young dancer has accomplished in the week is included!

  • Session offered: August 15-18 from 10:30-12:30
  • $150 + gs
  • Students must be 5 years of age by August 1, 2022
  • 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!

DANCE IT OUT!

Dance It Out is a 4-day program, designed for experienced dancers 7-10 years of age. Led by Dance Discovery’s master instructors, Kellie, 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 15-18 from 10:00-1:00
  • $195 + gst
  • Students must be 7 years of age by March 1, 2023
  • Students must have a minimum of 1 year of completed formal dance training. This program is ideal for the non-competitive dancer with experience, a dancer transitioning into a pre-competitive program and dancers who are entering our Mini and Junior competitive programs in the 2022/2023 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.

BALLET MASTER SERIES – a ballet intensive for the focused dancer

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, Carmelle McKinlay, 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 Session Offered: August 9-11 from 10:00-1:15
  • $245 +gst
  • Junior/Inter program is for dancers 9-12 years of age who are training in RAD grade 3-5 (or equivalent)

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

  • INTER/ADVANCED Session Offered: August 9-11 from 11:00-3:00
  • $315 + gst
  • Inter/Advanced program is for dancers 13-17 years of age who are training in RAD Inter Foundation- Advanced 2 (or equivalent)

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED


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 Wednesday’s in August (August 10, 17, 24 and 31)
  • Pre-Registration is required and can be completed HERE
  • Cost is $25 per class
  • 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.
  • Please see our confirmed schedule below!

AUGUST 10
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Broadway with Kieran
6:00-7:30 Acro Partnering and Progressions with Allison (Level 2 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Broadway with Kieran
6:00-7:30 Acro Partnering and Progressions with Allison (Level 2 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)

AUGUST 17
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Acro Foundations with Kellie
6:00-7:30 Lyrical with Bella

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Jazz Tech and Progressions with Melissa
6:00-7:30 Contemporary with Kieran

AUGUST 24
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Aerial and Back Handspring with Allison (Level 3 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)
6:00-7:30 Lyrical with Melissa

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Aerial and Back Handspring with Allison (Level 3 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)
6:00-7:30 Lyrical with Bella

AUGUST 31
JR/INTER (age 9-12)
4:30-6:00 Walkovers and Variations with Allison (Level 2 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)
6:00-7:30 Jazz with Melissa

INTER/ADV (age 13-17)
4:30-6:00 Walkovers and Variations with Allison (Level 2 Acrobatic Arts, or equivalent, required)
6:00-7:30 Contemporary with Bella

REGISTER FOR SUMMER INTENSIVE DROP-INS NOW!