Youth & Teen Summer Programs 2021

YOUTH & TEEN SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021

This summer, we welcome teens in ages 12 to 18 back to the ODC Dance Commons, with an exciting array of in-person, virtual, and hybrid classes. We also offer online classes for younger age groups. Enrollment is ongoing throughout summer. You can join us now! We hope to gradually be able to welcome all ages back indoors and in-person in the upcoming months as conditions keep improving with Covid-19.

Please note: During the current stage of the reopening process, students will be welcome indoors at ODC two-weeks after the completion of their COVID vaccine cycle, or with a negative test taken within 72 hours before their class. Please be ready to show proof of one of these upon arrival for your first in-person class.

We welcome your questions! Please contact Carlos Venturo, Lucienne Alicea, or Lindsay Leonard at registration@odc.dance.

Schedule at a Glance

  • Summer Weekend Classes (Online) | Ages 7-11

    Through August 8
    Tuition: $20 Per Class

    • Summer Ballet (online) with Sasha Gologorskaya, Ages 7-9, Saturdays, 9:15-10:15 AM
    • Youth Hip Hop (online) with Angelina Labate, Ages 8-11, Saturdays, 9:30-10:15 AM

     

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  • Summer Weekend Classes (In-Person) | Ages 12-18

    Through August 8
    Tuition: $20 Per Class

    • Teen Hip Hop - Mixed (In-Person), Ages 12-16, Saturdays, 10:15 to 11:15 AM
    • Teen Ballet - Intermediate (In-Person), Ages 13-18, Sundays, 9:30 to 10:45 AM

     

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  • Teen Hip Hop (Mixed Level) with Meegan Hertensteiner

    Saturdays through August 8, 10:15-11:15 AM
    Tuition: $20 Per Class


    Teen Hip Hop (Mixed level). Taught by Meegan Hertensteiner, explores the fundamentals of hip hop movement, including bounces, flow, footwork, and ground movement, with an emphasis on freestyle and improvisation training. In addition to dance technique, this class will aim to build self-confidence and cultivate expression in a welcoming, inclusive environment that gives insight into hip hop history and culture.

    Class will be conducted in-person at ODC. For In-Person classes: Proof of vaccination, or negative Covid test (taken within the last 72 hours) is required to participate. Please fill out the Online Enrollment Form.

    Questions? Please email registration@odc.dance

  • Teen Ballet (Intermediate) with Christopher Lam

    Sundays through August 8, 9:30-11:00 AM
    Tuition: $20 Per Class

    Taught by Christopher Lam and appropriate for levels IV to pre-professional, this 7-week hybrid class will prepare students ages 14-21 for the rhythm and intensity of an open adult class, while continuing to strengthen their technical foundation. This class is ideal for students preparing for college, or those who are home this summer and looking for a dedicated class for their level. Younger intermediate students who aspire to progress to a more advanced level are welcomed. Limited in-person capacity. This class will be hybrid! Students can participate in-person, or online from home.

    Class will be conducted in-person at ODC and simultaneously via Zoom for remote participation (hybrid model).  For In-Person classes: Proof of vaccination, or negative Covid test (taken within the last 72 hours) is required to participate. Please fill out the Online Enrollment Form.

    Questions? Please email registration@odc.dance

  • Teen Contemporary (Intermediate) with Kristin Damrow

    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through July 16, 4:00-5:30 PM PT
    Tuition: $20 Per Class

    In ODC’s Summer Teen classes, I want to explore how we once again can connect with space, the floor, and other bodies to share our love of dance together. My approach to Contemporary movement will be focused on finding alignment of the skeleton, then moving with ease and dynamic energy. Class begins with a meditative body scan to bring awareness to your physical anatomy and to sense how your body feels in the moment. Next, we will move through improvisation exercises that are designed to familiarize yourself with your body in motion. We will then move big, with energetic choreography that will have a constant play with gravity; going in-and-out of the floor, upside down, and traveling though the space with fierce abandonment. I welcome all teen movers back into the studio to rebuild a strong community where we can learn, feel good, and dance it out together.

    Class will be conducted in-person at ODC and simultaneously via Zoom for remote participation (hybrid model).  For In-Person classes: Proof of vaccination, or negative Covid test (taken within the last 72 hours) is required to participate. Please fill out the Online Enrollment Form.

    Questions? Please email registration@odc.dance

  • Christopher Lam’s Classical Ballet Intensive (Intermediate)

    Tuesday-Friday, July 20-August 6, 12:00-5:30 PM
    For Intermediate Teens (12 and up) to Adults
     
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    Tuition: 3-Weeks, $1,250 | 1-Week, $450 | Day Rate, $115


    *All classes are hybrid! In-person at ODC Dance Commons and simultaneously broadcast through Zoom.

    Christopher Lam will direct this special immersion into ballet, joined by co-teacher Nicole Haskins. Participants will dive into a complete day of technique, repertory, ballet history, pre-pointe/pointe (according to the student's level), conditioning/stretching, and repertoire. This intensive will be completely hybrid - students can participate in-person, online, or a combination of the two. This intensive will focus on the requirements and challenges presented in full length story ballets.
     
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