ODC School Youth & Teen Program will offer a variety of opportunities for students of all ages to dance during the 2014 summer!
This Summer we will be offering an 8 week session for our Young Creative classes for students age 2-7, classes will take place Saturday's and Sunday's June 7-July 27, 2014. For youth ages 8-12 we will be offering a 4-week Youth class session. Classes will be offered in the afternoons Monday-Friday July 7- August 1, 2014. Click here for more detailed information about these class offerings!
To enroll your child please contact our Youth and Teen Program Registrar, Malia Connor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 863-9830 x220. We do not have online registration
4-WEEK PRE-PROFESSIONAL TEEN LAB
July 7-August 1, 2014
By audition only. Our live auditions will be held at ODC on February 8 from 3:00-5:30 and April 27, 2014 from 1:00-3:30pm. If you are unable to attend a live audition you can submit a video audition. Click here to download the video requirements and application
About our Pre-Professional Teen Lab
A 4-week dance intensive designed for teens serious about dance. Faculty will include current ODC/Dance company members, ODC/Dance alumni, and other esteemed Bay Area professionals. Daily classes in Contemporary and Ballet, with additional classes in African, Contact Improvisation, Pilates, and Composition/Choreography. Placement in the appropriate technique class level will happen after the first day. Students will also learn an ODC/Dance repertory piece, and receive individual coaching sessions on technique and performance with ODC/Dance company members and alumni. Session ends with an informal performance on Friday, August 1, 2014. All classes are taught at our state of the art facility, the ODC Dance Commons.
2-WEEK TEEN INTENSIVE
June 23-July 3, 2014 (no class on Friday July 4th)
Interested participants must submit written application to apply for Teen Intensive, Malia will contact you about registration after receiving completed application.
Click here to download the Teen Intensive Application
About our Teen Intensive
A 2-week intensive designed exclusively for teens. Students will experience the excitement and challenge of different dance technique styles including Contemporary, African, Bollywood, and post-modern partnering. They will also choreograph their own movement within an ensemble situation under the guidance of a professional choreographer, culminating in an informal showing on the last day. All classes are taught by an esteemed faculty of Bay Area dance professionals at our state of the art facility, the ODC Dance Commons. The session ends with an informal performance on Thursday, July 3, 2014.
At least 2-3 years of technical dance training and some performance experience required. Placement classes for the technique classes will take place on the first day of the intensive.