Shannon Cooper's Academy of Dance
Summer 2019 Schedule
Click the Link Below to Download the 2019 Summer Brochure and Registration Form
Summer 2019
Brochure
American Girl Doll Camp
Princess Camp
Nutcracker Camp
American Girl Doll Camp
June 24th-28th
9am-12pm
Ages 5-7
$125
Students will learn ballet, jazz, tap and tumbling. They will need a solid color leotard with pink or tan tights, pink ballet shoes and black tie tap shoes. Please send a t-shirt to wear for craft time and don’t forget your American Girl Doll! If you do not have an American Girl Doll, any doll is fine.
Princess Camp
June 24th-28th
9am-12pm
Ages 3-5
$125
Students will learn ballet, jazz, tumbling and creative movement. They will need a solid color leotard with pink or tan tights and pink ballet shoes. We will have a different princess theme each day including Jasmine and Elsa. Please send a change of clothes and a t-shirt to wear for craft time.
Nutcracker Camp
July 8th-12th
9am-12pm
Ages 5-9
$125
Students will learn ballet, jazz, tap and tumbling. They will need a solid color leotard with pink or tan tights, pink ballet shoes and black tie tap shoes. Please send a t-shirt to wear for craft time and don’t forget a nutcracker or doll of some sort! Students will be learning different variations from the Nutcracker Ballet.
Hip Hop Intensive Camp
Technique Intensive Camp
4 Week Session
Hip Hop Intensive
August 20th-22nd
6-8pm
Ages 8-18
$75 or $25/day
Dancers will have two hip hop master classes per night from different guest and in studio instructors. Students need comfortable clothing and all black sneakers including the sole. This camp is open to any student regardless of hip hop experience or level.

Technique Intensive
July 15th-19th
9am-2pm
Ages 8-18
$225 or $45/day
Dancers should have completed level 1 Ballet and Jazz for our 2018/2019 season. Classes will be held in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and flexibility from guest and in studio instructors. Students will need a solid color leotard with tan or pink adaptoe tights, pink ballet shoes, and tan Twyla shoes or black jazz shoes for jazz class. Hair should be neatly tied off the face in a bun. Please pack a light lunch and drinks for each day.

4 Week Session
Starts July 16th

We offer classes in all styles and for all ages. It is great for new students to find the right class for them or for existing students to maintain their technique over the summer. 
For a list of all classes offered, click the 2019 Summer Brochure link above.

If you cannot commit to all 4 weeks, you can pay by the class.

Class Descriptions and Dress Code

​Predance – This class is an introduction to Ballet, Jazz and tumbling.  We will help develop motor skills, body alignment and coordination.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights and pink ballet shoes must be worn.  Hair must be tied neatly off the face in a ponytail, braid or bun.

​Kinder  – This is a combination class introducing the fundamentals of Ballet, Jazz and Tap.  We will continue to emphasize proper body alignment and posture along with clean execution of movements.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights, and pink ballet shoes and black snap or tie tap shoes must be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail, braid or bun.

​Jazz Level Pre & Up – An energetic class that keeps you moving throughout.  Jazz class consists of stretching, isolations, center floor work, turns and jumps.  Students will develop muscle strength and flexibility.  Any color leotard, tan tights and black jazz shoes must be worn.  Spandex dance pants or dance shorts are allowed over the leotard.  Shirts may not be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail or braids. Please bring a notebook to class.

​Ballet Level Pre & Up – As the foundation of dance, classical ballet is fundamental to a dancers education.  Students will use exercises at the barre as well as center floor combinations to build proper posture, alignment, discipline and self-confidence.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights, and pink split-sole ballet shoes must be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a bun. Please bring a notebook to class.

​Contemporary Level 1 & Up – Combines the grace and beauty of ballet technique with the fluidity and freedom of modern jazz.  Same attire as Jazz but students will need adaptoe tan tights and nude Twyla dance shoes.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a bun, ponytail or braid. Please bring a notebook to class.

​Tap Level Pre & Up – Using our feet students will learn speed, tempo, rhythm and clarity of sounds while learning steps like flaps and shuffles.  We will explore the Broadway tap style as well as rhythm tap.  Attire is the same as jazz.  Level 1 students need black tie or snap tap shoes.  Level 2 and up need the black “tap-on” tap shoe.  Level 4 and up need the black lace up tap shoes.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail. Please bring a notebook to class.

​Hip Hop/Breaking – A high energy class that teaches students the latest club and dance video movements as well as breakdancing, pop/locking and house styles.  Capri pants, jazz dance pants, tank tops, fitted t-shirts and leotards can be worn.  Absolutely no shorts, jeans or baggy clothing in class.  Students must wear black dance sneakers or ALL black sneakers with black soles.

Teen Ballet/Contemporary - This is a class that combines ballet barre and technique with comtemporary style combinations. Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights and "twylas" must be worn. Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail or bun. Spandex dance pants or dance shorts are allowed over the leotard.