Summer Dance Schedule 2016

O’Connell’s Performing Company Auditions
Thursday, May 26, 6:30-8:00 PM in the dance room at Alleluia!
Boys and Girls ages 7 and up are encouraged to audition.


Tuesdays: June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26

6 week session

4:30-5:15 Dance Discovery, Boys/Girls, ages 3-6 $65.00
5:15-6:00 Jazz and More!, Boys/Girls, ages 7 and up $65.00
6:00-7:00 Ballet Technique II, Boys/Girls, ages 8 & up (teacher approval) $72.00
7:00-8:15 Tap/Jazz Class, Boys/Girls, ages 8 and up (teacher approval) $80.00

4:30-5:30 Hip-Hop Conditioning class, ages 8 and up $72.00

O’Connell’s Performing Company (open to members only)
Thursday (8 weeks): June 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28

5:30-6:30 O’Connell’s Pre Group $100.00
6:30-8:30 O’Connell’s Performing Company $155.00

Musical Theater Camp

Monday – Friday, July 18-22 AND July 25-29 (Two week camp)
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM daily
Boys/Girls ages 7 and up $250.00
Final performance on Friday, July 29, at 12:30 PM

Princess Camp
Tuesday – Friday, July 12-15 (Four days)
10:00 – 11:30 daily $65.00
Includes dance, snack, and craft

Stretch and Conditioning Workshop
Tuesday – Friday, July 12-15
(Four days)
11:30 – 12:30 daily $45.00

Class Descriptions
Dance Discovery: This class is for girls and boys, ages 3 – 6, who are just beginning their journey through dance. Children will love the self-expression and creativity in this class. They will begin to understand the movement of dance, have control over the body, and the freedom to let go! Students will incorporate many of the primary concepts, (rhythms, patterns, shapes), into their dancing.

Ballet Technique: Students will learn proper placement, alignment, and terminology of classical ballet. They will learn basic ballet steps, increase strength and flexibility, improve balance and coordination, and develop poise. Admittance into this class is by teacher approval.

Jazz and More!
This class is for kids ages 7 and up who want to try jazz, hip-hop, theater, poms and more! Students will learn the fundamentals of jazz while exploring a variety of other styles of dance each week. It’s a great class for the student who is still exploring dance!

Musical Theatre Camp:
This camp is for kids ages 7 and up who love to dance, sing, and act. Students will learn choreography from actual Broadway shows and learn songs and scenes from popular shows. There will be an emphasis on strong acting techniques, improvisational skills, and public speaking. Over the course of the two weeks, the kids will put together a show which will be performed on Friday, July 31st, at 12:30 PM. This is a fun filled two weeks that is sure to improve overall performing skills, build confidence, and make lasting memories.

Princess Camp:
This camp is for any girl age 4-7 who dreams of being a princess. Each day the kids will dance, sing, play games, do a craft, and have a snack. They will also discuss the purpose of a princess. After all, a princess is not just someone who wears a fancy gown but rather someone who uses good manners, is kind and caring, and helps others. Girls may wear a princess gown or fancy dress providing it does not inhibit movement!

Stretch and Conditioning Workshop:
This is a four day workshop which will teach students a variety of stretches and strength exercises which will really increase the dancers overall fitness.
Dancers will learn to incorporate core body strength with breath and focus to go deep into their body, mind, and soul for improved overall health.
This class is open to student’s ages 7 and up and adults.
(Please bring a yoga mat or towel.)

O’Connell’s Performing Company:
This class is open to O’Connell’s Performing Company members only.

Int. Adv. Tap/Jazz:
This class is for dancers who have a strong foundation in dance. Students will be challenged with more intricate rhythms and complicated combinations in tap. They will work on steps such as pull backs, wings, and time steps. Jazz will emphasize proper alignment and placement while developing strength and flexibility. Students will work on turn series, leap combinations, and style. Teacher approval needed.

Hip-Hop Conditioning Class:
This class is ideal for girls and boys ages 8 and up who like to dance, play sports, or just get out some energy! Students will learn some of the latest styles in dance while listening to fun, new music! Students will also do conditioning exercises which will help to build strength, flexibility, and endurance for dance, sports, and life! Join in for lots of fun!

To register for a class, please click here: REGISTER NOW!

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