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Summer Camps for Kids 2011

Dance Discoveries
Morning sessions, ages 5-10

A camp designed by Toni Bravo to let young children experience dance and related art forms on many levels. Each week the dancers will explore different visual arts related to that week’s theme and concludes with an informal mini-performance of ballet excerpts adapted to fit the age and experience level of the young dancers.

Dates and Titles for Dance Discoveries:
Title - Will be Announced in January, 2011
Dates -
August 1-5, 2011

Title - Will be Announced in January, 2011
Dates -
August 8-12, 2011


Times:
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Location: The Butler Dance Education Center (501 W. 3rd Street)

Cost:
$TBD/one-week session
$TBD/both sessions

Policies and Procedures: Drop-off between 8:15 and 8:30 am.
Pick-up promptly at 12:00 pm.

Snack: Snack will not be provided by Ballet Austin. Parents are encouraged to send a small snack from home.

Dress Requirements: Play clothes and tennis shoes.
Dance attire optional.


Performing Arts Camp for Kids

Morning or Afternoon session, ages 4-8

Joan and Billy Wolfe's creative hands-on performing and fine arts camp. Each week the students are immersed in creative movement, drama, storytelling, music, singing, painting and collage, all integrated through a common dramatic theme. Each week concludes with an informal mini-performance for family and friends.

Dates and Titles for Performing Arts Camp for Kids:
Title - Will be Announced in January, 2011
Dates -June 6-10, 2011

Morning Session

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Afternoon Session

1:00-4:00 pm

Location: The Butler Dance Education Center (501 W. 3rd Street)

Cost:
$TBD

Policies and Procedures:
Morning Session - Drop-off between 8:45 and 9:00 am. Pick-up promptly at 12:00 pm.

Afternoon Session - Drop-off between 12:45 and 1:00 pm. Pick-up promptly at 4:00 pm.

Snack: Snack will not be provided by Ballet Austin. Parents are encouraged to send a small snack from home.

Dress Requirements:

Play clothes.

Dance attire optional.


The Theatre Experience

A theatre arts camp for performers ages 8-13.
This camp allows participants to delve into the musical process.
In addition to preparing for performance; campers contribute through dance composition, set design and costuming.
Session concludes with a performance for family and friends in Ballet Austin's
AustinVentures StudioTheater.

The Theatre Experience will offer…

  • Produce and perform in an original musical with music and story by Billy and Joan Wolfe
  • Work directly with composer, Billy Wolfe and director/choreographer, Joan Wolfe
  • Great performance opportunity for singers, actors and dancers – No previous experience required
  • Hands on exploration of the behind the scenes preparation and production of live theatre with Ballet Austin staff
  • Classes held at Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center
  • An end of session performance held for family and friends on stage in the state of the art AustinVentures StudioTheater also located at the Butler Dance Education Center at 501 W. 3 rd St.
  • The AustinVentures StudioTheater will be featured prominently in this workshop

Dates and Title for The Theatre Experience:
Title - Will be Announced in January, 2011
Dates -June 13-17, 2011

Times:
9:00am-4:00pm

Location: The Butler Dance Education Center (501 W. 3rd Street)

Cost:

$TBD

Snack/Lunch: Ballet Austin does not provide snacks or a lunch. Student need to bring a couple of small snacks, a water bottle and a lunch from home.

Dress Requirements:

Casual, comfortable clothes that you can move in.

Dance attire optional.


Summer Children's Classes
June 18-July 30, 2011

Summer Children's Classes (ages 3-12) A six-week summer session of our regular Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Youth Level 1 & 2 Ballet and Boy's Scholarship curriculum is offered each summer. More...

 
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