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Summer 2021 at Balance Dance Studios

Make dance the highlight of your child’s summer at Balance Dance Studios! We are excited to offer summer classes, half-day & full-day camps, workshops, and intensives during the Summer 2021 season.

Join in the fun and reserve your spot today!

Half-Day Dance Camps

Tiny dancers will explore the beginning of dance each week with an action packed fun theme! Each day will include; dance, arts and crafts and activities each day with a performance at the end of the week! Our camps are taught by our professional, experienced staff, and we offer a low student to staff ratio, with help from our balance ambassador assistants. Specific dance attire and shoes are not required, just come comfortable and ready to move. Students will need to bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and snack (Please note, we are a nut free studio). Space is limited, and camps will fill up quickly, so reserve your spot today!

Princess Academy

Dates: June 7-11

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

Make way for royalty, as our tiny princesses waltz into the spotlight! Dancers will experience some of our favorite fairy tales as they explore the beginning of ballet and creative dance. Our princesses will be brave enough to sail the oceans, strong enough to build an ice castle, and kind enough to love a beast, at the end of the princess academy!

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Unicorn and Mermaid Ball

Dates: June 14-18

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225 

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

Grab your rainbow tutu and colorful tail, we are off for a magical adventure with all things mystical! Prance over the rainbow and dive into the lagoon as we use creative storytelling to explore ballet and more!

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Dancing Dinosaurs

Dates: June 21-25

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225 

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

Hold on to your hats as we travel back in time to the prehistoric ages where dinosaurs own the dance floor! Using creative dance, arts and crafts and fun activities, dancers will tiptoe with a T-rex and boogie with a brachiosaurus!

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Broadway Boogie

Sing out loud as we step touch into our favorite Disney Musicals! You are invited to be our guest and sing, dance and play all the way to Broadway! Join us as we swim under the sea in The little Mermaid and jump of a magic carpet ride with Aladdin!

Dates: July 5-9

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225 

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

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To Infinity & Beyond

Dates: July 12-16

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225 

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

Join us as we launch into outer space! We will journey through the toy chest and bring colorful characters to life with a little dance magic! Dancers will explore the basics of ballet and creative movement as they make new friendships that will last a lifetime complete with toy-tastic crafts!

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Frozen Friends

Dates: July 19-23

Ages:  3-5 (must be potty trained)

Cost:  $225 

Time:  9:00am-1:00pm

Do you want to build a snowman? Dancers will explore the basics of dance as we use creative storytelling to visit some of our favorite frozen friends! Dancers will need strength and determination to dive into the unknown on the dance floor!

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Full-Day Dance Camps

Balance Dance Studios full-day camps are especially designed for 6-10 year olds who are ready to explore, play and make new friends in a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment. Under the supervision of our experienced staff, day campers have fun, develop new skills, try new things, gain confidence and grow in ways that will benefit them long after the program is over. These are our most popular camps and they fill up quickly! Sign up today to reserve your spot.

Beats & Brushes

Dates: June 7-11

Ages: 6-10

Cost:  $375

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Get ready to pop and lock toward the spray can, as we mix it up with hip hop dance and street art! Dancers will dive into the fundamentals of hip hop and the culture that brushed off the dance floor and onto the walls. No experience is necessary – all beats and brushes will be provided.

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Pop Diva Camp

Dates: June 21-25

Ages: 6-10

Cost:  $375

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm 

Come live your best dance diva life in the Pop Diva Camp.   Learn fun combinations to pop song favorites, play some fun games plus get a mini sticker manicure and feather boa for our showcase at the end of the week! Show off your sass and your dance moves with us in this full day dance camp.

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Cupcakes & Cartwheels

Dates: July 5-9

Ages: 6-10

Cost:  $375

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm 

Cupcakes and Cartwheels camp combines culinary creativity with acrobatic dance training. Designed expressly for restless campers, who have a propensity for twirling, whirling and tumbling around the house, these energetic campers will first try their hand at twirling icing onto fabulous tasting cupcakes and sweet treats. After their sweet indulgence, they will burn off any sugar with intense acrobatic dance training. This camp heavily emphasizes the fusion of dance technique and acrobatics. Their end of week performance will be a dynamic jazz and acrobatics routine and will include cartwheels, of course, and perhaps a cupcake or two!

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Pop Diva 2.0 

Dates: July 19-23

Ages: 6-10

Cost:  $375

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm 

Come live your best dance diva life in the Pop Diva Camp.   Learn fun combinations to pop song favorites, play some fun games plus get a mini sticker manicure and feather boa for our showcase at the end of the week! Show off your sass and your dance moves with us in this full day dance camp.

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Half-Day Dance Workshops

Balance Dance Studios offers a variety of opportunities for dancers to train over the summer. Our half-day workshops will ignite your creativity, challenge your body and mind, and further your technique and skills! Take your training to the next level and sign up today!

Best of Broadway Workshop

Dates: June 16-18

Ages: 10+ 

Cost:  $150

Time: 3:30pm-6:30pm

Step touch your way through the most exciting Musicals on Broadway! Each day will focus on one of our favorite musicals: Hamilton, Aladdin and Hairspray! Students will sing, act and dance through some of our favorite scenes as we find out what life is like as a triple threat. No experience necessary, just a love for all things Broadway!

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Hip Hop Workshop

Dates: June 29- July 1

Ages: 10+ Intermediate

Cost:  $150

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm

The Hip Hop Workshop is focused on learning the ins and outs of the hip hop and street style dance world. We will be working on choreography and freestyling, in the styles of Hip Hop, Street, Industry, Jazz Funk, and more! Get ready to express yourself with faculty from all over Austin!

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Acro Workshop

Dates: July 6-8

Ages: 10+ Intermediate

Cost:  $150

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm

Come and train your strength, stability and consistency of acrobatic movements. This workshop will focus on clarity of fundamental trick details to improve safety and beauty of execution. Conditioning and flexibility will be a focus at the beginning of each day followed by extensive trick work. Dancers will be introduced to new acrobatic elements, while getting plenty of one on one attention to master skills they’ve already been working on. Each day will also involve incorporating these skills into a center combination emphasizing flow and artistry of acrobatic dance.

 

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Jumps, Turns & Jazz Technique Workshop

Dates: July 13-15

Ages: 10+ Intermediate

Cost:  $150

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm

Get in touch with the history, fun and exuberance of the jazz dance style. Our jazz workshop will include an extensive warm up each day followed by progressions across the floor and a center combo that pushes dancers’ stylistic exploration and attention to detail. Jazz dance is about confidence, power and sharp movement. Dancers will be coached on the entertainment value of the style and how to capture an audience with their execution of the choreography. 

 

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Summer Spotlight

Dates: July 14-16

Ages: 10+ Intermediate

Cost:  $150

Time: 3:30pm-6:30pm

Looking to take the spotlight this summer? Then join us as we step ball change all the way to Broadway! Students will learn what it takes to be in a musical. Each day they will sing, act and dance as they prepare for a showcase performance of songs, scenes and solos in our blackbox theatre on the last evening. No experience is necessary, just a passion to perform! 

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Dance Strong: Injury Prevention

Dates: July 20-22

Ages: 10+ Intermediate

Cost:  $150

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm

The Dance Strong workshop is designed to teach dancers the principles of injury prevention, anatomy, and strength building. The program is designed in a progressive format that begins with a gentle warmup class, an anatomy 101 section, followed by a workout, then ending with a core workout and a cool down stretch or recovery class. Dancers will leave this workshop having learned the core fundamentals of strength building and injury prevention in dance and will be able to apply them though out the rest of their dance training.

 

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Summer Intensives

Ballet Intensive

Mini -Level 1 & 2

June 9-11/ 11:30am-2:30pm / $150 

INT- Level 3 Pre-qualified (Level 2 with approval)

June 7-11 / 11:00am-3:00pm $300    

 ADV-  Levels 4&5 Prequalified

June 7-11/ 11:00am-3:30pm $350  

The ballet intensive curriculum focuses on strong technique rooted in the traditions of classical ballet with elements of contemporary movement. It is designed to help advanced dancers in the development of solid technique and artistic style through the challenging combinations and variations presented in each class. In each class, dancers will have the opportunity to gain a greater appreciation for dance and movement, while growing in athleticism, artistry, clarity, grace, speed, and musicality.

Balance Intensive

June 21-24

Ages 7+ /Advanced Beginner / 12pm-2:30pm / $135

Ages 11+ / Intermediate / 10:30am-3:00pm / $250    

Ages 13+ / Advanced / 11:00am-3:30pm / $250  

The Balance Intensive is designed to inspire dancers and further their technical and artistic training in a welcoming, all-inclusive environment. This program is geared towards the recreational dancer who would like to broaden their understanding of various dance styles and may be interested in getting into the convention or competitive dance team world. Classes will be taught by our passionate, engaging, in-house instructors for students to get to know our BDS faculty better. In order to allow for more class time and lower the pressure of performing we will be opting out of an end of the week parent performance.

Axis Intensive

July 26-30

 Ages 7-10 /Intermediate / 11:30am-3:00pm $160  

 Ages 11+ / High Int / 10:30am-3:30pm $350    

 Ages 13+ / Advanced / 10:00am-4:00pm $399  

 This comprehensive intensive is designed for motivated dancers who come to be trained, inspired and often transformed by this incredible dance experience. Students will have an opportunity to refine their skills and broaden their dance vocabulary while being exposed to guest master teachers from coast to coast who will push them to unexplored limits. AXIS Intensive is a week dedicated to the growth of each dancer as a physical technician, as well as an expressive and articulate artist. Taking part in this intensive will help bring students’ performance quality to a new level. Designed for the serious multi-level artist, this intensive is geared for those with an eye toward pre-professional quality performance.