Summer Dance Intensive for High School Students

Location: UW-Milwaukee at Mitchell Hall (254, 256, 395)
Dates: July 26–30, 2021 (8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
Questions: dance-outreach@uwm.edu

Learn new techniques. Elevate your dance practice. Enroll in the Peck School of the Arts debut High School Summer Dance Intensive.

This week-long in-person workshop is led by dance professors whose portfolios range from Cirque du Soleil to Pilobolus and will prepare high school students for college auditions, dance performances, competitions, and to build esprit de corps among emerging dance artists. Career exploration sessions include interviews with dance and performing arts leaders in the community, professional headshots, plus how-to sessions focused on applying to college and crafting a resume. Techniques and practices explored include Somatic practices like pilates and yoga, contemporary dance, improvisation, composition, West African Dance, Salsa, Merengue, and Breaking and Popping. This exciting week also includes interactions with our nationally acclaimed MFA students.

Details and Faculty

This exciting week includes career exploration sessions, interviews with dance and performing arts leaders in the community, professional headshots, interactions with our nationally acclaimed MFA students, plus how-to sessions focused on applying to college and crafting a resume.

Pilates Lisa Moberly
Feldenkrais Daniel Burkholder
Iyengar Yoga Tracey Radloff
Improvisation and Composition Workshops Mauriah Donegan Kraker
Contemporary Practice Christal Wagner
West African Dance Valencia Turner
Salsa Merengue Karlies Kelley
Breaking and Popping Repertory Anthony Denaro

Schedule
2021 High School Dance Summer Intensive Schedule

Tuition
$400 tuition includes snacks and professional headshots.
*University housing is not available at this time. 

Enrollment deadline
July 12, 2021

Safety protocols
All safety protocols are in compliance with CDC and University guidelines. Additional details to follow.

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