Teen & Adult Summer Programming


evening class card: (ages 15+)

Teens and adults need summertime fun just as much as children, but vacation trips and work surprises can make it difficult to sign up for classes that require attendance week after week. Enter the Summer Evening Class Card, which gives you the flexibility to select the classes that best fit your summer plans. The choice is yours - explore one class or feel free to try a different class each week!


Wednesdays: June 14- August 9

Int./Adv. Modern Technique  6:00-7:30pm


Thursday Sampler  6:00-7:00pm

  • West African - June 15, 22, 29
  • Intermediate Ballet - July 13, 20
  • Ballet Burn - July 27, Aug. 3, 10

June 12-August 11: *No Class the Week of July 3-7*  
$75 for Four Classes OR $140 for Eight Classes

Mondays: June 12- August 7

Intermediate Modern Technique: 6:00-7:30pm


Tuesday Sampler  6:00-7:00pm

  • Yoga - June 13, 20
  • Beginning Hip Hop- June 27, July 11, 16
  • Beginning Modern Technique - July 25, Aug. 1, 8

evening Class Descriptions: 

Intermediate Modern Technique, Mondays, 6-7:30pm
Students with a thorough grounding in modern dance work are invited to solidify their execution of technique and understanding of dance theory. Classes may include improvisation and composition in order to foster students’ growth into well-rounded dancers who have both strong technique and individual style. Limit: 18 students *At least two years of experience required. Instructors: Glenda Mackie (6/12, 6/19), Natalie Morton (6/26), Jessi Tilden (7/10), Betsy Ward-Hutchinson (7/17, 7/24) and Renay Aumiller (7/31 & 8/7)

Tuesday Sampler  6:00-7:00pm

Yoga (June 13, 20):  This Vinyasa yoga class will improve your physical and mental well-being. We will focus on increased body awareness while cultivating flexibility, strength and balance. Breath work and meditation make this an excellent class for those wishing to exercise body, mind and spirit. Suitable for all levels. Instructor: Glenda Mackie

Beginning Hip Hop (June 27, July 11 & 18): In this Beginning Hip Hop class, students will relieve stress and condition the body while aerobically dancing in a safe and supportive environment! A consistent weekly warmup will isolate and stregthen different muscle groups while working out to upbeat music. Students will learn stylized, rhythmic and coordinated hip hop moves and then put them all together in a combination to a current hip hop hit! Instructor: Kayla Grinnell

Beg. Modern Technique (July 25, August 1 & 8): A unique opportunity for beginning dance students to experience physicality in a thoughtful and fun environment.  This introduction to modern technique will focus on the basic fundamentals and vocabulary of modern dance. Students will also increase their flexibility, muscle tone, short term memory, imagination and an awareness of how the body can move in the safest and most efficient manner. No experience required. Instructor: Betsy Ward-Hutchinson

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Technique, Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm
This class was designed for students with a solid command of modern dance vocabulary. Technique is refined as students master increasingly difficult dance combinations and exercises. Using a collaborative structure, emphasis is placed on improvisation to increase students’ creative abilities. Limit:18 students *At least 4 years of experience required. Instructors: Michelle Pearson (6/14, 7/19 & 7/26), Kathryn Auman (6/21), Natalie Morton (6/28), Jessi Tilden (7/12) and Renay Aumiller (8/2 & 8/9)

Thursday Sampler  6:00-7:00pm

West African (June 15, 22, 29): In this introduction class to West African dance, students will learn the basic steps in several cultural dances beginning with a thorough warm up, sequencing, and across the floor movements.  With emphasis on musicality and rhythm, this class is sure to get your heart pumping and body moving. Recommended class attire includes a lapa: African wrap skirt. Instructor: Kiara Dimitriadis

Intermediate Ballet (July 13, 20): Students will continue their training in vocabulary, positions, and traditional steps. Students will be challenged in both sequencing and difficulty of movement positions. Physical alignment, balance, strength, flexibility and control within a tension free body will be emphasized. 2 years of previous ballet experience required. Instructor: Rachel Mehaffey

Ballet Burn (July 27, August 3 & 10): In this 60 minute workout class students will incorporate elements of ballet technique at the barre, isolating targeted muscle groups to gain strength and mobility. Yoga will also be used to stretch, lengthen and increase balance. Instructor: Rachel Mehaffey



Teen Intensive Workshop (Age 10-14)

July 31-August 4      4:00-6:00pm     Tuition: $145
This week-long intensive will focus on providing serious dancers with strong training in modern, ballet, and jazz technique as well as improvisation and choreography. Students will be challenged in a fun and supportive atmosphere as technical ability and creativity are emphasized equally. *Two years of dance experience required. Instructor:Michelle Pearson