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Summer 2015 - Dance at ODC!

With various class offerings, students ages 2 - 18 can find a place to dance at ODC this summer! Creative movement for young students, introductory classes for youth, and intensives for teens - all taught by esteemed Bay Area faculty in our beautiful ODC Dance Commons.

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YOUNG CREATIVE
June 6 - July 19, 2015
Saturday or Sunday, various times

Students ages 2 - 7 will learn the love of dance! Students are challenged with rhythm, musicality, while engaging in a dynamic dance experience! This 6-week session is offered June 6 - July 19, 2015, with a break of July 4 - 5, 2015. Class offerings are for Saturday or Sunday. Students will stay in the same class for the full 6-week session.

Tuition for the 6-week session is $114.

YOUTH
June 29 - July 24, 2015
Monday - Thursday, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Blending movement, music, and rhythm, this 4-week introduction class prepares students to move in a variety of dance forms! Students are exposed to technique, rhythm, musicality, and dance etiquette. This course is specially designed for students who are new to dance! These classes lay the foundation for future classes while engaging student in a dynamic dance experience. With flexible scheduling, students are welcome to enroll for 1, 2, 3, or 4 weeks!
June 29 - July 2: Contemporary
July 6 - July 9: Ballet
July 13 - July 16: Hip Hop
July 20 - July 23: Global

Tuition:

1 Week: $76 ($19/class)
2 Weeks: $136 ($17/class)
3 Weeks: $180 ($15/class)
4 Weeks: $208 ($13/class)

Prospective students wishing to enroll should contact the Youth & Teen Program staff at registration@odcschool.org or (415) 549-8520. We do not have online registration.

 

2-WEEK TEEN INTENSIVE
June 22 - July 3, 2015
Monday-Friday, 8:45am-4:00pm 
$800—Scholarships Available!

Interested dancers must submit an application for consideration of acceptance to ODC's Summer Teen Intensive. Youth &  Teen Program Staff will notify students as they are accepted. Students are encouraged to apply early, as acceptance is granted on a rolling basis. Upon acceptance, a $100 deposit is due to secure your space. Space is not held or guaranteed until deposit is received.

 

About our Teen Intensive

A 10-day intensive designed exclusively for teens. Students will experience the excitement and challenge of different dance technique styles including Contemporary, Global, 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 Friday, July 3, 2014.

Daily Schedule
9:00 - 10:30am - Contemporary
10:30 - 12:00pm - Variety (past has included Pan African, Bollywood, and Global Street Dance)
1:00 - 2:00pm - Improvisation or Partnering
2:00 - 4:00pm - Composition/Rep

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.

Download the application
Aplicación en español
Completed applications should be sent to:
registration@odcschool.org
or
ODC Youth & Teen Program
c/o Summer Teen Intensive
351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

 

3-WEEK SUMMER TEEN PRE-PROFESSIONAL LAB
July 6 - July 24, 2015
Monday-Friday, 10:30am - 5:30pm
$1,500—Scholarships Available!


BY AUDITION AND APPLICATION ONLY.

Video Audition submissions and applications are open
Download the video guidelines
Directrices vídeo en español


Download the application
Aplicación en español

Completed submissions should be sent to:
registration@odcschool.org
or
ODC Youth & Teen Program
c/o Summer Teen Pre-Pro Lab
351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Upon acceptance, a $100 deposit is due to secure your space. Space is not held or guaranteed until deposit is received.

About our Pre-Professional Teen Lab

A 3-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, July 24, 2015. All classes are taught at our state of the art facility, the ODC Dance Commons.

Daily Schedule
10:30 - 12:00pm - Ballet
12:00 - 1:30pm - Contemporary
2:30 - 3:30pm - Variety (past included Pan African, Bollywood, and Global Street Dance)
3:30 - 5:30pm - Composition/Rep

At least 4 - 6 years of techincal dance training and some performance experience required. Placement classes for the technique classes will take place the first day of the intensive.

 

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