Summer Dance Intensive

dance intensive

June 11 - July 21

The University of Iowa Youth Ballet & Community Dance School is introducing a new intermediate dance intensive experience. This six-week intensive is a great way to continue dancing over the summer and experience new techniques and styles to supplement your traditional dance classes.

A summer course of study where each class is designed with your progress in mind. Choose your classes and design the intensive to meet your dance needs.

  

Why attend the University of Iowa Youth Ballet Summer Intensive?

  • Intimate class setting with an instructor to student ratio of 1:12
  • Faculty from professional companies who balance dance and academic pedagogy skills
  • Outstanding facility in the University of Iowa Department of Dance
  • Live ballet pianists accompanying technique classes 

Summer Dance Intensive Daily Schedule

Monday | 5:30 - 7:00pm

Ballet  “The Art of Port de Bras”

“The ability to find the proper position for arms—the most difficult part of the dance, requiring the greatest amount of work and concentration. Perfect control over the arms is an immediate indication of a good school.” — A. Vaganova
With Ms. Kristin Marrs 

Tuesday | 5:30 - 7:00pm 

Graham Influenced Ballet

Learn to move from the inside out. “Movement becomes clean, precise, eloquent, and truthful. Movement never lies.” — M. Graham
With Ms. Aubrey Green

Wednesday | 5:30 - 8:00pm 

Ballet & Variation

Mr. Eduard’s performing background will bring performing and artistic elements to his teaching. This class will be followed by an hour of variation work. Showings of the variations will take place twice during the summer.
We are asking that students register for both Mr. Eduard’s Wednesday and Saturday teachings to maximize the learning process.
With Mr. Eduard Forehand

Thursday | 5:30 - 7:00pm

Body Conditioning for the Ballet Dancer

Mr. Schadt’s pedagogical approach is rooted in anatomy, sensory experience, imagination, and rhythm. His research focuses on the mechanics of movement and injury prevention.
With Mr. Jason Schadt

Saturday | 10:30 - 1:00pm

Ballet & Variation

Mr. Eduard’s performing background will bring performing and artistic elements to his teaching. This class will be followed by an hour of variation work. Showings of the variations will take place twice during the summer.
 We are asking that students register for both Mr. Eduard’s Wednesday and Saturday teachings to maximize the learning process. 

With Mr. Eduard Forehand 


Summer Dance Intensive Dress Code

Ballet: Females - pink tights, pink ballet slippers, and a black leotard. No skirts and
no warm ups. Hair pulled tightly off the face and neck.
Males - white T-shirt, black leggings, and black ballet slippers

Variations: Skirts may be added to leotard.

For more information, check out our Summer Dance Intensive Brochure!

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