Summer Dance Classes

Hudson River Performing Arts Center is offering both in person and Zoom camps and classes for various dance levels.  Registration and payment is required 2 weeks before classes begin.  Payment can be made through a check, cash, Venmo, or PayPal.  Please email the studio for proper placement and registration.  Registration can also be completed online.

Click this link: Summer 2021

*Schedule subject to change dependent on enrollment

Summer provides the opportunity to try something new or focus a student’s attention in a more specific way.  Our summer programs are open to both current HRPAC students , as well as students from other studios looking to enrich their learning over the summer.  Pre-registration is required for all classes.  Please register early to guarantee your spot.  Current HRPAC students will receive an individualized recommendation form.

Company Summer Requirements

ALL company classes are a year long commitment.  Company members are required to take specific summer intensives over the summer.  Ballet Petite Company members and Ballet Repertory Company members are required to take 1 week of Ballet Intensive along with the Petite Company or Repertory Company Intensive week.  Dance Company 1 or 2 are required to take the intensive week over the summer, as well as the appropriate Dance Company class and jazz class during the normal dance season.

Summer Camp Descriptions

Contemporary Dance Intensive is a week long camp geared to our Petite Company and above students.  It is a form of dance that pulls from many genres including classical ballet, modern, and jazz.

Musical Theatre Camp is the new version of Intro to Broadway.  This camp is geared to our Level A and above students and will include different forms of jazz.  During this week long camp you will get a more in-depth look at Broadway by learning choreography and lines that you might see on the Broadway stage.

Junior Dance Camp is geared to our youngest dancers starting at the age of 3 (by October 1, 2020) and going to about 7 years old.  This camp will be a combination of several forms of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, and tumbling.  It is a great way to try several genres all in 1 week.

Lyrical/Jazz Camp is a week long camp for all dancers ages 7 and above.  This camp will work on fine-tuning skills that will be usuful in all of your dance classes.

TLC Camp is geared for all dancers in level B and above.  Dancers will work on tricks to help your turns become more consistent, your leaps to become higher, and your body more physically fit and flexible.

Intro to Ballet Camp is for our Intro to ballet and Ballet A dancers.  This camp will focus on proper technique in a fun, enjoyable atmosphere.  Dancers will learn a small variation to be performed on the last day of camp.

Ballet Intensives are broken out by age and ability.  Dancers will be placed in an intensive by their teacher and the Director.  All ballet intensive weeks will end with a small demonstration for parents to enjoy.

Petite and Repertory Company is a week long intensive that requires an audition.  These intensives are for our more serious students in level C and above.  Petite and Repertory Company are year long commitments that begin in July with summer requirements and run through June.  In order to fulfill your commitment, you are required to take the summer company intensive along with a Director approved summer ballet intensive.  Through the school year each dancer is required to take 2 ballet classes, a jazz class, and their company class.  In addition to the 2 ballet classes, some dancers might be given additional ballet classes and pointe classes depending on their level.

Dance Repertory Company 1 or 2 is the new name for Musical Theatre Company.  We have added a new level, Company 1,  for or more serious, younger company members.  This camp has an audition requirement and carries a full year long commitment.  In order to be in Dance Repertory Company, you must also take the appropriate jazz class during our normal dance season.