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Open Division Calgary

Calgary Summer Programming

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The School of Alberta Ballet, Calgary Studios offers Summer Dance Camps and Summer Dance Intensives for dancers of all levels, from ages 3 to 19!

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1 2017! Click the program of your choice to register.

Open Division Senior Summer Intensive
Two week summer intensive for serious dancers looking to take their training to the next level. Dancers will be placed into levels on the first day based on technical and artistic abilities. Classes may include Ballet, Workshop/Choreography, pre-pointe or pointe, Modern, Jazz, Conditioning and Stretch, Pilates or yoga, dance history and anatomy. Students will learn and rehearse choreography to perform in an informal demonstration for family and friends on the final day of the program. No Audition necessary. 

August 14 - August 25
9:00am-5:00pm

Ages 9-12
Minimum 2 years of ballet experience necessary

Ages 13-19
Minimum 3 years of ballet experience necessary

Open Division Junior Summer Intensive
A fun and educational full day summer dance intensive for dancers looking to take their training to the next level. Classes may include Ballet, Workshop/Choreography, Modern, Jazz, Music and Rhythm, Stretch, Pilates or Yoga, Dance History, Anatomy, or other dance related activities. Students will learn and rehearse choreography to perform in an informal demonstration for family and friends on the final day of the program. No audition necessary. 

 

July 31 - August 4
9:00am-5:00pm

 

Ages 6 to 8
Minimum 1 -2 years dance experience necessary

Junior Summer Dance Camp-Morning
or
Junior Summer Dance Camp- Afternoon
A fun and educational half day summer dance camp for dancers of all levels. Classes may include Ballet, Workshop/Choreography, Modern, Jazz, Music and Rhythm, Stretch, Pilates or Yoga, Dance History, Anatomy, or other dance related activities. Students will learn and rehearse choreography and perform in an informal demonstration for friends and family on the final day of the program. No experience necessary

 

July 31 - August 4
9:00am-1:00pm
and 1:00pm-5:00pm

 

Ages 6 to 8

Preschool Summer Dance Camp- Afternoon
Immerse your dancer in a variety of classes to inspire their creativity. No previous experience is necessary. Classes may include Ballet, Music and Rhythm, Workshop/Choreography, Jazz and dance related crafts. The last day of classes will be open to viewing for family and friends. 

 

July 31 - August 4
1:30pm-5:00pm

 Ages 4 to 5

Preschool Summer Dance Camp- Morning
A great introduction to ballet for your little dancer! No previous experience necessary. Classes may include Ballet, Jazz, Music and Rhythm and dance related crafts. The last day of classes will be open to viewing for family and friends.

 

July 31 - August 4
9:30am-11:00am

 Ages 3 to 4

 
Prefer to register in person? Please see our front receptionist!

Uniform Requirements
All uniform requirements are available at the School of Alberta Ballet Store, except for Jazz and character shoes.
 
Uniform for Girls:
Ballet - Solid coloured bodysuit, ballet pink tights and ballet slippers. Hair must be neatly secured in a ballet bun.
Modern/Jazz - Solid coloured bodysuit, black snug fitting shorts and jazz shoes or bare feet.
 
Uniform for Boys:
Ballet: Snug fitting, solid coloured shorts made of a stretch fabric, white tank top or t-shirt, white socks and ballet slippers. Hair must be neatly brushed away from face.
Modern/Jazz: Ballet attire with jazz shoes or bare feet.
 
What to Bring to Camp:
- Water Bottle (only water is permitted in the studios)
- Healthy Snacks* (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein)
- Healthy Bagged Lunch (for full-day programming only)
*Please refrain from bringing snacks that contain nuts
 
Not Permitted in Class
- Watches, rings, necklaces or dangling earrings
- Hair accessories
- Sweats, leg warmers, sweaters or wraps (warm up clothes)
 
Please Note
- Parents please sign students in and out daily and phone in all absences by 8:30 am. Written permission is required for students to sign themselves in and out.
- There will be a demonstration for parents on the last day of the program. Details will be announced!