College of Fine Arts and Communication


TU Community Dance

Children's Dance

 

Summer 2015 Programs

Towson University’s Department of Dance employ nationally recognized dance faculty and staff who create an encouraging yet challenging environment that engages dancers to sample the exciting world of sophisticated, inventive choreography. Our curriculum emphasizes strong technical foundations while refining and inspiring each dancer’s body to reach full potential. The TUCD Summer Dance Program offerings educate and broaden the minds to appreciate and integrate self expression while challenging young artistic voices through knowledge of dance past and present.

The following programs are offered this summer:

The Dance Movers Program, Ages 4-5

Stimulate the imagination and ignite creativity in our dance masterpiece inspired program! Students will learn, discover and interpret steps from the Ballet and Modern Classics including “Don Quixote,” Martha Graham's "Appalachian Spring," and Bob Fosse's "Steam Heat."

Program Dates:
June 29-July 3 , 2015, 9:00am–1:00 pm
Tuition - $180



The Dancing Higher Program, Ages 6-8, 8-10

This one week program is designed for the dancer seeking to enhance their technical training, while expanding their knowledge of dance appreciation, and dance as an aesthetic art form. Dancers will train daily in Classical Ballet and Modern Technique, with supplemental studies in Ballet History, Introduction into Choreography, Improvisation, and Repertory. Participation in the Saturday, June 20th placement class is required to determine proper level placement.  

Program Dates:
June 29-July 3, 2015, 9:00am-2:00pm
Tuition - $225

Sample Class Schedule

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10:15 Ballet Technique Ballet Tech Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique
10:30-11:45 Modern Tech Dance History Modern Tech Improv/Partnering Modern Tech
11:45-12:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30-2 Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory

 

The Modern Program, Ages 11-14

The intermediate student can extend his/her summer training to include a full week of dancing in Modern Technique and study. Daily Modern Technique classes with supplementary studies in Improvisation, Partnering, Alexander Technique, and Repertory will be offered.

Program Dates:
July 20-24, 2014, 9:00am-2:00pm
Tuition - $262

Tuition for combination of Intermediate Program and Modern Program - $614

Sample Class Schedule

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10:25
Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech
10:30-11:45
Improvisation Partnering LMA Improvisation Partnering
11:45-12:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30-2 Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory

 

The Modern Intensive, Ages 14-17

For the Intermediate to Advanced dancer who would like to extend his/her summer training to include a full week of dancing in Modern Technique and study. Daily Modern Technique classes with supplementary studies in Improvisation, Partnering, Anatomy/Kinesiology, Laban Movement, Composition, and Repertory will be offered.

Program Dates:
July 20-24, 2014, 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition - $367

Tuition for combination of Modern Intensive and Pre-Collegiate Intensive - $756

Sample Class Schedule

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-9:45
Pilates Stretch Pilates Stretch Pilates Stretch Pilates Stretch Pilates Stretch
9:45-10:30 Anatomy LMA Kinesiology LMA LMA
10:30-12
Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech
12-1
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1-2:15
Partnering Partnering Improvisation Composition Composition
2:30-4
Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory

 

The Intermediate Program, Ages 11-14

Modeled and developed for the intermediate dancer to provide more in-depth training and focus to strengthen technique, alignment, core strength, and dance repertory. Daily classes include Classical Ballet, Beginner Pointe and Modern Technique, with supplementary training in Ballet Variations, Dance Injury Prevention, Nutrition, Yoga, and Repertory. Participation in the Saturday, June 20th placement class is required to determine proper level placement.

Program Dates:
July 27-31, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuition - $420

Tuition for combination of Intermediate Program and Modern Program - $614

Sample Class Schedule

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10 Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga
10-11 Somatics Injury Prevention Somatics Nutrition Somatics
11-12 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12-1:30 Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique
1:30-2:15 Pre-Pointe Pre-Pointe Pre-Pointe Pre-Pointe Pre-Pointe
2:15-3:30 Variations Variations Variations Variations Variations
3:30-3:45 Break Break Break Break Break
3:45-5 Modern Tech. Modern Tech. Modern Tech. Modern Tech. Modern Tech.


The Pre-Collegiate Intensive, Ages 14-17

The Pre-Collegiate Intensive focuses on refining technique, while gaining strength, stamina, self-expression, and knowledge of the many facets of dance as an art form needed to prepare the pre-professional student for collegiate acceptance. Daily instruction in Classical Ballet, Pointe, Modern Technique, with supplemental studies in Ballet Variations, Improvisation, Partnering, Yoga, Injury Prevention, and Nutrition will also be instructed during the one-week intensive. Participants will also have the opportunity to work individually with our faculty on areas of concern throughout the week. Participation in the Saturday, June 20th placement class is required to determine proper level placement.

Program Dates:
July 27-31, 2015, 9-5 p.m.

Tuition – $420

Tuition for combination of Modern Intensive and Pre-Collegiate Intensive - $756

Sample Class Schedule

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10:45
Ballet - Pointe Ballet - Pointe Ballet - Pointe Ballet - Pointe Ballet - Pointe
10:45-11:45
Variations Variations Variations Variations Variations
11:45-12:30
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30-1:30
Somatics Injury Prevention Somatics Nutrition Somatics
1:30-2:45
Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech Modern Tech
2:45-3:45
Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory Repertory
3:45-4
Break Break Break Break Break
4-5
Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga

 

Summer Orientation

Dance Movers, Dancing Higher, Intermediate Program, Modern Program
Saturday, June 20, 2015
10:00am-12:00pm

1st floor, Center for the Arts

Modern Intensive, Pre-Collegiate Intensive

Saturday, June 20, 2015

1:00pm-3:00pm
1st floor, Center for the Arts


Faculty

Towson University Department of Dance Faculty and Guest Artists

Registration

Enrollment is limited, and registrations are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.

Tuition and Fees

Dance Movers: $180
The Dancing Higher Program: $225
The Intermediate Program: $367
The Modern Program: $262

The Modern Intensive: $367
The Pre-Collegiate Intensive: $420

$30 Registration Fee will be applied to each registration.
TU Faculty/Staff/Alumni- 10% off (Excludes Multiple-Program Packages)

Summer Packages

Tuition for The Intermediate Program and The Modern Program combined: $614

Tuition for The Pre-Collegiate Intensive plus The Modern Intensive: $756

Registration Policy

A non-refundable deposit of $150 for all programs and intensives must be enclosed with the registration form. If deposit is not received upon registration, TUCD will consider the registration null and void. The deposit is credited toward the tuition payment.

Mail Registrations to:


Towson University
TUCD Summer Dance Program
8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001.

For More information- email tucd@towson.edu

TU Community Dance
Center for the Arts, Room 1002V (map)

Phone: 410-704-3495
Fax: 410-704-3752
E-mail: tucd@towson.edu


 

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Children's Dance Financial Assistance is awarded based on financial need only to students enrolled in the Pre-Collegiate Youth Ensemble Program.


 

 

     
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