Summer camps are a great way to enrich your child’s summer vacation.  We have so many incredible camps offered by our member groups we thought we would spend the next week spotlighting each one of them!

Today’s summer camp features the wonderful programs from the Louisville Ballet School.   Learn dance from the best this summer!

From the brochure:

The Louisville Ballet School offers a distinguished youth program in dance.  Our youth workshops are designed to develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness, as well as to instill a love for dance and the arts.  The experience and awareness instilled from participation in dance as a child will build skills valuable for a lifetime.

A variety of classes are available and all take place in our St. Matthews studios, located at 4121 Shelbyville Road.  Summer Dance Programs fill up rapidly, so please register early to reserve your child’s place in class.

Movement and Make Believe

Children (ages 3-5) will discover an exciting mix of creative dance, arts and crafts, and narrative storytelling through movement – all inspired by the wonderful world around us.  Classes meet daily Monday – Friday.  No previous dance experience or placement audition is required!

Enchanted Journeys

Children (ages 6-8) will explore a blend of creative dance and pre-ballet exercises along with visual art projects, music, and rhythm.  Classes meet daily Monday – Friday.  No previous dance experience or placement audition is required!

Leaps and bounds Workshop for Boys

Introducing a fun mix of current dance styles and classical technique just for boys who love to dance!  Students will learn funky choreography and cool tricks that are sure to impress your friends as well as improve rhythm and coordination.  Class meets daily Monday—Friday. ($10 discount available if student registers for another Summer Session program.)

Dance Discovery

Children (ages 8-13) with prior dance experience have an opportunity to explore the fundamentals of ballet as well as try additional dance styles including modern, mime, character dance and Pilates. Dancers discover the art of storytelling through dance while sharing in the traditions of the story ballets. Choose either two-week session, or consider taking all four weeks at a discounted rate. Classes meet daily Monday – Friday.

Young Dancers Intensive Workshop

Dancers (ages 11-16) with previous dance training have an opportunity to dive into a two-week session of dance.  Ever wonder what it is like to be a professional dancer?  Students will join in the grand tradition of classical ballet repertoire by learning dances that have been performed by professional ballet dancers for hundreds of years.  Students also explore contemporary dance styles to enhance strength and versatility. Daily classes in ballet, modern, character, Classical Repertoire and Pilates will take dancers to new heights! Choose either two-week session, or consider taking all four weeks at a discounted rate.  Classes meet daily Monday – Friday.

Visit the Louisville Ballet School Summer Camp webpage for more information:

http://www.louisvilleballet.org/DanceSchool/classes/summer-programs/dance-programs/

Register today!

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