About the Intensive
July 23 – August 3, 2018
The Summer Dance Intensive offers professional dance training to students ages 14 and up. The intensive program focuses on technical training in ballet, modern, and jazz, with additional classes offered in African dance, Hip-Hop, Improvisation, Pilates, and yoga. Students will also learn repertory work created by the faculty. The two-week program will culminate in an informal presentation on Friday, August 3.
2-week Intensive: July 23 - August 3
1-week Intensive: July 23 - July 27
Students with a high school graduation date of 2020 or prior with at least three years of dance training may register under DA 301 and receive 3 credits from DeSales University. Qualified students must participate in the full two-week intensive.
Students have the option to live on campus during the Intensive. The Residential Option includes additional evening and weekend activities. Students are supervised by Residential Counselors, who live in the residence hall with the students throughout the intensive program.
Requirements for Enrollment
This is an intermediate/advanced dance training program for students entering high school and above. There are no exceptions to the minimum age of 14 - students must be 14 by the start date of the intensive. Interested students must have some previous dance training.
Students interested in taking the pointe elective must have at least two years of training en pointe, or may take the class in flat ballet slippers.