Our main session follows the school year: Sept – early June. There is an annual registration fee/family of $25.
Our 8 weeks Summer session runs June 17 – August 18.
Summer Classes and Camps schedule
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Little Dancer Camp 2 Sum18: Kids on Broadway for ages 4-6
July 9-13 9:30am-12pm $135
with Hannah Yelencich
Sing and dance to the music of Broadway. Learn about what it takes to put on a show – costumes, props, lights, music! Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30am
Little Dancer Camp 3 Sum18: Under the Sea for ages 4-6
July 16-20 9:30am-12pm
with Kayleigh Crummey
Cool off and make this summer one to remember! This camp is a week of dancing, singing, crafting, and snacking. We’ll play pretend as mermaids, voyagers, and under-the-sea explorers. Join us in making a splash and letting our imaginations flow. Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30am
Dance and Art in Me Camp_The Art of Dance_Sum 18 for ages 5-8
July 23-July 27 9:30am-12pm $150
with Lesley Criscenti and Amanda Stanger-Read
Visual Artists have always been fascinated by Dance and have been eager collaborators with dancers. Campers will learn elements of Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Lyrical dance and will explore the ways Artists have depicted and supported dance through the ages – in clay, paint, collage and fabric. Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30am.
Little Dancer Camp 4 Sum18: Dance Through Time for ages 4-6
Aug. 13-17 9:30am-12pm $135
with Hannah Yelencich
Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 11:30am
Lyrical Dance Camp Sum18 ages 6-10
June 25-29 1-4pm $180
with Hannah Yelenchich
Introduction to Lyrical dance. Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 3:30pm
Dress Code: leotard any color, pink tights, ballet shoes
Jazz Camp Sum18 ages 6-10
July 16-20 1-4pm $180
with Hannah Yelencich
Introduction to Jazz styles. Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 3:30pm
Dress Code: leotard any color, jazz pants or black leggings, jazz shoes.
Jr. Musical Theater Camp 2 sum18 ages 6-10
Aug. 13-17 1-4pm $180
with Kayleigh Crummey and Christina Sears
Seussical is a musical that brings the stories of Dr. Seuss to life. This’ll be a week of whimsy and magic, singing and dancing, acting and laughter galore. At the end of the camp (Friday at 3:30pm) we’ll perform for our family and friends.
LYRICAL WORKSHOP ages 11 & Up
(with Hannah Yelencich)
July 23-27 from 1-4 PM
Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 3:30pm
Jazz Workshop Sum18 for ages 11 and up
July 30-Aug 3 9:30am-12:30pm $180
with Hannah Yelencich
Intermediate Jazz Workshop for dancers 11 and up with previous dance experience. Workshop will focus on choreography and conclude with a performance on Friday at 12pm.
Sr. MUSICAL THEATER CAMP: Ages 11 & Up
(with Kayley Crummey)
July 30-August 3 from 1-4 PM $180
*Pairs well with Our Jazz Workshop
Grease is a rock and roll story of a group of 1950’s teens. This’ll be a week of whimsy and magic, singing and dancing, acting and laughter galore. At the end of the camp (Friday at 3:30pm), we’ll perform for our family and friends.
Intermediate Ballet Technique and Character Workshop Sum18 for ages 11 and up
Aug 6-10 9:30am-12:30pm pm $180
with Slavka Jelinkova
“Character” ballet is based on stylized theatrical movements and from folk dances of the world. Learn and perform folk dances of other cultures in this fun, technique based class.Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 12:00pm
Dress Code: same as Ballet 3/4 + 1/5 inch character shoes and a knee length character skirt
If taken in conjunction with the Contemporary/Choreography intensive, total cost = $340 (savings of $20)
Contemporary Technique and Choreography Workshop Sum18 for ages 11 and up
Aug 6-10 1-4pm $180
with Aby Cryderman
Contemporary Dance technique class and Choreography Workshop. Students will take 1.5 technique class every day and then will work with choreographic techniques (alone and in groups) to create a dance to perform at the end of the week.Camp will conclude with a performance on Friday at 3:30pm
Dress Code: Leotard any color, leggings, bare feet or lyrical shoes.
If taken in conjunction with the Ballet/Character intensive, total cost = $340 (savings of $20)
Help your child learn to move his/her body purposefully through space. Creative movement is encouraged through imaginative play and free dance.
(Ages: 1-3 yrs. with a parent/care-giver)
Children will learn basic dance vocabulary through teacher and student generated dance stories. The teacher may read a story to the children or talk about a movement concept that will provide inspiration for that day’s dance. This class is intended as an independent dance class although parents will occasionally be welcomed into the dance space at the end of class to watch the students perform.
(Level 1: 3-4 yrs., Level 2: 4-5 yrs.)
My daughter attends the Dance Stories II class and absolutely loves it. She has been at Arts in Motion for two years now and is so taken with her experience that she asked me to guarantee that she could continue for years to come;) We appreciate both the teachers and organizers at Arts in Motion for they have created an environment where learning and enjoying dance are one and the same. —A. Erlewine
My daughters have been dancing here for over a year. The dance stories classes are creative and totally age appropriate, my girls absolutely love going to dance class! We really appreciate the teachers and the welcoming environment in the studio. —M. Muza-Moons
Beginning dancers will take this class that covers the basics of all four fundamental dance styles: Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Tap. Learn what the differences are, and the similarities as well as some of the history behind these four movement practices.
(Ages: 5-6 yrs.)
Arts in Motion offers adaptive classes for differently abled students and students with different learning styles.
Thank you for a wonderful introduction to Tap and an outstanding recital” —C. Reach
In ballet classes we focus on placement, alignment, flexibility and musicality through a blend of traditional ballet techniques and contemporary movement theory. Basic ballet concepts, vocabulary and skills are introduced through standard combinations at the barre and in the center. Each level is designed to be taken for 2 years in a row. As students progress through the levels the exercises will increase in length and difficulty and more emphasis will be placed on retention of choreography and performance quality.
(Ballet Level 1: 7-9 yrs., Level 2: 9-11 yrs., Level 3/Pre-pointe: 11-13 yrs., Level 4/Pointe: 12+ yrs. Adult Beginning and Intermediate classes also available.)
My daughter loves her Ballet 1 class. She has a great teacher who keeps all of the kids interested in what they are learning. —C. Hoopingarner
Love this studio! What a great experience I had with my first ballet class. Great instructors. Highly recommend. —E. Schulte
In Modern Dance we use our bodies to express ideas or feelings, much as artists create original pictures. We experiment with the weight of the body and dynamic qualities such as fall and rebound, spiral, and the influences of breath on movement. We explore the concepts of improvisation and composition. Beginning levels will focus on classical modern dance exercises based on the techniques of the original Modern dancers such as Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Doris Humphrey, Merce Cunningham and Erik Hawkins. As students progress through the levels they will be challenged with longer exercises and combinations that will prepare them for learning and performing repertory.
(Modern Level 1: 7-10 yrs., Level 2: 10-13 yrs., Level 3: 13+ yrs. Adult Beginning and Intermediate Modern also available.)
Dancers will be exposed to a combination of lyrical and broadway dance styles. Standard jazz combinations will be taught to a mixture of traditional jazz, broadway and popular music. Vocabulary that is specific to jazz dance includes syncopated rhythm, isolations and large jumps and leaps.
(Jazz Level 1: 7-10 yrs., Level 2: 10-13 yrs., Level 3: 13+ yrs.)
Lyrical combines the techniques of ballet, modern dance and jazz to create dances that express the emotions of a song. In addition to technical warm up exercises dancers will explore improvisation, elements of composition and will learn standard leaps and turns. Dancers will be exposed to a combination of lyrical and broadway dance styles. Standard jazz combinations will be taught to a mixture of traditional jazz, broadway and popular music. Vocabulary that is specific to jazz dance includes syncopated rhythm, isolations and large jumps and leaps.
(Lyrical Level 1: 7-9 yrs., Level 2: 9-11 yrs. Level 3: 11-13 yrs., Level 4: 13+ yrs.)
Rhythm Tap technique taught with a Broadway flair!
(Tap Level 1: 7-10 yrs., Level 2: 10-13 yrs., Level 3: 13+ yrs.)
This class will expose the student to all of the elements of this Urban dance style including breaking, robotics and pop and lock. Class will focus on improvisational techniques.
(Hip Hop Level 1: 7-10 yrs., Level 2: 10-13 yrs., Level 3: 13+ yrs. Private lessons are also available.)
Students will have weekly voice and dance lessons. They will learn songs from classic Musical Theater shows and will learn elements of ballet and jazz and character development through voice and movement. Students who are ready will be given the opportunity for solos.
(Musical Theater Level 1/Beginners: 7-11 yrs., Level 2/Intermediate: 11-18 yrs.)
Student Dance Company
Students ages 10 and up in level 2 or higher classes who are ready for more performance opportunities are invited to take weekly repertory classes with faculty and other local choreographers to create dance pieces to be presented in community performances.
Ballroom (Teens and Adults)
Basic Ballroom styles (waltz, fox trot, swing, rhumba, merengue, cha cha, tango) taught in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Couples are taught to communicate through the leading and following and improvise within the fundamental structure of the dances. Group classes or private lessons available. Special Packages are available for Wedding Couples. Click here to view and download a PDF with more information about our wedding package.
Click here to register for classes – for the 2018 Summer Schedule look for classes titled sum18!
Click here for the Summer 2018 Schedule.