Camps

Summer Dance Camps 2016
Register online or call 541-686-9342.

Dance Magic Ages 3-5
June 20–24, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
1 week, $100
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(No dance experience necessary)
Camp Leader: Katie Patrick
Introduce your young dancer to the magic and joy of dance in a nurturing and inspiring environment. Basic ballet vocabulary is introduced, and spatial awareness, movement comfort, basic rhythm, coordination, and motor skills are developed. In this creative and fun camp, students also have opportunities to explore spontaneous self-expression through movement. A student's imagination is developed as we play engaging and educational games.

A Fairy Tale Adventure Ages 5–7
June 27–July 1, 9:30 am–1:00 pm
1 week, $150
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(No dance experience necessary)
Camp Leader: Katie Patrick
Discover the joy, fun and creativity of dance through the music and stories from classic fairy tales including Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. Come join the fun and develop basic movement comfort, rhythm skills, musicality, coordination, and spatial awareness while being transported through a magical world of dance! We will play dance games, make crafts, and sing!

In the Spotlight Ages 7–10
July 11–15, 9:30 am–1:00 pm
1 week, $150
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(No dance experience necessary)
Camp Leader: Pamela Lehan-Siegel
Children enjoy a theatrical experience where they learn to sing and dance to familiar musical theatre favorites such as Annie, Peter Pan, Cats, Sound of Music and more. Basics of jazz and tap dance are covered in this camp’s energetic choreography. Come see your star perform “in the spotlight” the last day of camp.

Beginning/Intermediate Camp: A Dancer’s Journey Ages 8–11
July 18–22, 9:00 am–1:00 pm
1 week, $225
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Prerequisite: 2 years of Ballet technique
Instructors: Sara Lombardi, Florabelle Moses, and Katie Patrick
Inspiring classes and activities provide the young dancer with a glimpse and experience into the life of a professional dancer. From class to rehearsal, to the final stage, fully adorned in make-up and costume, we invite you to share in the journey. Come see your star perform in the Showcase the last day of camp. Be sure to bring your cameras!

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Intensive Ages 14–Adult
July 25–29, 5:30–8:30 pm
1 week, $125
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By placement only
Instructor: Sarah Ebert
This modern intensive focuses on developing fundamentals, including asymmetry of the body, moving off-center, working with internal rotation, movement of the spine in all planes, yielding to gravity, floor work, and inversions. Dancers explore concepts of improvisation, partnering (contact improvisation), composition, somatics, conditioning, and performance theory.

Intermediate and Advanced Intensive Ages 11 and up
Week One: Classical Focus: August 8–13, Mon–Sat 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Week Two: Contemporary Focus: August 15–20, Mon–Sat 9:00 am–4:00 pm
One Week $375, Two Weeks $650
Half day option (Adv only) 9:00 am–12:00 pm $200
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Intermediate Prerequisite: 4 years of ballet technique
Advanced Prerequisite: 5 years of ballet technique, 2 years of pointe
Designed for the aspiring dancer, these camps are intensive weeks filled with educational and inspirational dance opportunities. Each week has a unique focus, and dancers are in classes tailored to their placement level: intermediate or advanced. Intensive classes are taught by renowned artists from the Eugene Ballet Company, Eugene Ballet Academy faculty, and dance professionals in the community. Ballet Technique, Pointe & Variations, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Yoga, Core Conditioning, Principles of Choreography, and Partnering are among the class offerings with lecture seminars on a variety of topics including injury prevention, nutrition, and “secrets of a professional dancer.” Dancers showcase their work at the end of each week, so be sure to bring your cameras!

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