2019 Summer Program for Children & Teen 

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The TU Dance Center Children & Teen Program introduces the joy of creative movement and beginning dance technique. Classes, divided by age, provide a comprehensive base on which to expand by developing body awareness, coordination, balance, flexibility, strength and musicality. Click here to download the complete Children and Teen summer program schedule.

To register, please complete the four-step registration process.  1) Please find the online pre-registration below under the specific level you are interested in and select a payment option, 2) Make a tuition payment (in full or by selecting a payment plan),  3) If requesting a payment plan please submit the TUDC Payment Plan Form Summer 2019and 4Click here to submit the Children & Teen Summer Program online registration form.

REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!

CREATIVE MOVEMENT/DRUM: JULY 22-26

Students will experience the connection between movement and creativity through rhythmically driven classes aided by live percussion. During this 1-week program, students will create their own musical instruments and integrate them into their movements and creative discoveries. Students are required to bring simple materials for their Arts/Crafts session. Ages: 5-7
10 hours/week Monday-Friday 9:00-11:00am
*Informal showing on Friday, July 26, 10:00-11:00am
Tuition: 300.00
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BRIDGE LEVEL: JULY 15-27

This two-week program is aimed for students preparing for a deeper engagement in dance. In this level, students receive introductory technique classes with focus on the creative process. Students will learn various styles and concepts of dance. Technique classes will be aided by live music. Students will participate in the creation of a short dance. Ages: 9-14
16.25 hours/week Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 3:00-6:30pm; Tuesday-Thursday, 1:00-4:30pm; Saturday, July 27, 11:30am-2:00pm
*Informal showing on Saturday, July 27, 1:00-2:00pm
Tuition: 485.00
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TEEN LEVEL: JULY 8-27

This 3-week program is an entry level for students typically aged 15 – 20 that will focus on the techniques of modern, hip hop, and West African Dance as well as workshop/choreography. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of dance technique along with exploring their individual artistic expression.
7 hours/week: Monday & Wednesday, 1:00-3:30pm; Friday, 11:45am-2:30pm; Saturday, July 27, 11:30am-2:00pm.
*Informal showing on Saturday, July 27 from 1:00-2:00pm
Tuition: 300.00
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2019 Summer Intensive Pre-Professional Program 

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The TU Dance Pre-Professional program is an intensive course of study integrating modern, ballet, African, and repertory work for students up to age 24. The program has five levels. For level placement, please contact School Director Laurel Keen at education@tudance.org or 612-440-9028. Placement can be done by attending an open class at TU Dance Center (by appointment only), by submitting a video link (modern and ballet phrase), or during the first day of classes of the intensive. Click here to download the complete Pre-Professional intensive schedule.

To register, please complete the four-step registration process.  1) Please find the online pre-registration below under the specific level you are interested in and select a payment option, 2) Make a tuition payment (in full or by selecting a payment plan),  3) If requesting a payment plan please submit the TUDC Payment Plan Form Summer 2019. and 4Click here to submit the Summer Intensive Pre-Professional online registration form.

REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!

LEVEL 1: JULY 8-27

This is an entry level for students typically aged 11 and older who wish to experience focused dance training. Students will be introduced to different forms of dance with a balance between building strong technique and exploring their artistry.
16.25 hours/week: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-1:00pm; Saturday, July 27, 11:30am-2:00pm
*Informal showing on Saturday, July 27, 1:00-2:00pm

Tuition: 730.00

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LEVEL 2: JULY 8-27

This level is designed for students typically aged 13 and older who wish to experience focused dance training. Students will be introduced to different forms of dance as well as artistic expression through movement.
18.75 hours/week: Monday-Friday 11:00am-3:00pm; Saturday, July 27, 10:00am-2:00pm
*Informal Showing on Saturday, July 27, 1:00-2:00pm

Tuition: 835.00

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LEVEL 3: JULY 8-27

This level is designed for students typically aged 14-16 with two or more years of formal training. Students will explore their artistry through technique classes and workshop/choreography that will help to build their knowledge of dance.
18.75 hours/week: Monday-Friday 11:00am-3:00pm; Saturday, July 27, 10:00am-2:00pm
*Informal showing on Saturday, July 27, 1:00-2:00pm

Tuition: 835.00

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LEVEL 4: JULY 29-AUGUST 17

This program is designed for advanced pre-professional students (ages 17-24) who are interested in strengthening technique, developing their artistry and participating in a professional level creative process. Students will work with TU Dance Artistic Directors Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, TU Dance Center teaching artists, as well as guest artists Marcus Jarrell Willis (New York) and Maurya Kerr (San Francisco) who will be creating with the students during the 3-week intensive. TU Dance Center fosters an environment where each individual is welcomed and supported as they are challenged artistically and physically through the art form of dance. Our goal is for each student to develop and incorporate new technical skills and discover a clearer sense of their artistic voice and the artistic questions they would like to pursue. The Summer Intensive will culminate in a performance opportunity for its participants.
30.75 hours/week: Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:30pm, Saturday, August 17, 10:00am-1:30pm & 4:00-8:30pm*
*Performance on Saturday, August 17 at 7:00pm

Tuition: 1425.00

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LEVEL 5: JULY 29-AUGUST 17

This program is designed for advanced pre-professional students (ages 17-24) who are interested in strengthening technique, developing their artistry and participating in a professional level creative process. Students will work with TU Dance Artistic Directors Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, TU Dance Center teaching artists, as well as guest artists Marcus Jarrell Willis (New York) and Maurya Kerr (San Francisco) who will be creating with the students during the 3-week intensive. TU Dance Center fosters an environment where each individual is welcomed and supported as they are challenged artistically and physically through the art form of dance. Our goal is for each student to develop and incorporate new technical skills and discover a clearer sense of their artistic voice and the artistic questions they would like to pursue. The Summer Intensive will culminate in a performance opportunity for its participants.
30.75 hours/week: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm. Saturday, August 17, 10:00am-1:30pm & 4:00-8:30pm*
*Performance on Saturday, August 17 at 7:00pm

Tuition: 1425.00

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Summer Open Classes

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OPEN CLASSES

TU Dance welcomes beginning, intermediate and advanced dancers to join TU Dance Open & Company Classes. Open classes are $14/class, or $120 for a 10-class card; no pre-registration is required. Credit card, cash or check is accepted on site for drop-in classes; 10-class cards may be purchased on-site or online here with a credit card. A confirmation e-mail will follow your successful online class card purchase. Please print your confirmation e-mail/receipt and bring it to your first class to pick up your 10-class card. 10-Class Card: 120.00

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MASTER CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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