Summer Training Program Requirements
Training Program Students are required to take classes over the Summer to be eligible for the following performances and rehearsals in Fall 2020
Charlotte Dance Festival
University of North Carolina School of the Arts Festival
Festival in the Park
Foundations Track Students = 40 hours minimum
All Around and Focus Track Students = 60 hours minimum
IMPORTANT: If you do not wish to train in the Summer, you can re-audition in January 2021 for Spring shows and participate in the Fall Training Program.
Summer Training Options
Summer Intensive - 1 week minimum for Foundation Level; 2 week minimum Focus/All-Around
Evening Classes - 3 one-hour technique classes minimum and 1 Intensive rehearsal block for Foundation Level; 4 one-hour technique classes minimum and 2 intensive rehearsal blacks for Focus/All-Around
Summer Intensive - 1 week + 2 hours minimum of technique classes per week + 1 Intensive rehearsal block
Outside Intensive in Dance and/or Circus that meets the minimum # of training hours
Students who want to focus on 1 - 2 disciplines for a year. You can change your focus the following year but must commit to a full year. For mature performers who want to dig deeper into a discipline and have more performance opportunities. Ages 10+ or 5th Grade
Students who wish to participate in the All Around or Focus Track are required to take two years of our Foundations Track. This gives participants a solid base on which to grow and have success.
Students still learn proper technique and have fun but the teachers will structure their classes at a leisurely pace than training program students.