2019 Conservatory Dance: Advanced Pre-College

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Conservatory Dance: Advanced Pre-College Intensive
 

June 24-July 12

Monday-Friday

8:00am-4:00pm

Ages 14-22

*No class during July 4th holiday
 

Build your repertoire!  For advanced dancers looking to strengthen technical base with focus on ballet, modern and jazz, as well as various other in-studio and classroom-based topics in dance.

Modeled after our top-ranked UCI Dance Department undergraduate curriculum, advanced dancers will have the opportunity to train in three technical areas of dance: ballet, modern and jazz.  In addition, studio and classroom-based sessions in other dance topics such as choreography, improvisation, and health and wellness may be offered to further prepare students for the collegiate and professional world.  The Academy will conclude with a final showcase for family and friends (more details to be shared).  

This course is designed specifically for ADVANCED, Pre-College level dancers. For beginning and intermediate level dancers, we do offer a separate course in Conservatory Dance. More information on that program can be found at Conservatory Dance: Beginner/Intermediate Intensive.

Please note that while there are no formal auditions, students are asked to submit a video and personal statement PRIOR to registration to ensure appropriate placement into the sessions.  These materials are also reviewed by our instructors to get a better understanding of every individual's levels and goals in order to properly structure their lesson plans to meet the students' needs.  Once all supplemental materials are received and reviewed, a registration link and code will be sent to the student to register for placed courses.  Registration is filled on a first come, first served basis.  You may submit your materials via the Register button below, or emailing it to artsoutreach@uci.edu.

Questions? Visit our FAQ page or email artsoutreach@uci.edu.

 

Registration is now closed.

 

Student Handbook

Please ensure that you have thoroughly reviewed the 2019 Student Handbook regarding all important information and policies for the Summer Academies in the Arts.

Waivers and Forms

All participants are required to download, read, print, sign and return the following forms prior to the first day of your Academy (to download, right click and save as):

Failure to do so will result in the student not being allowed to participate in the program until all missing forms are signed and returned. Fees for missed classes will not be refunded.

Video and Personal Statement

Submission of a placement video and personal statement is required in order to register.

  • Placement video must be no more than three (3) minutes in length and must demonstrate your ability in the following styles: 1.) Ballet and 2.) Jazz or Modern.  Videos must show the applicant only. Videos of ensembles will NOT be accepted.  No in-person auditions will be taking place.  MOV or MP4 files only.

  • Personal Statement must be no more than one (1) page in length, double-spaced and should speak to your goals as a dancer, what you hope to gain from this intensive, why dance is important to you, etc.  Word or PDF files only.

  • All supplemental materials should be emailed to artsoutreach@uci.edu.  Upon receipt and review, a registration link and code with placement information will be emailed back.  Please note that you will not be able to register online until these materials have been received.  All registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Cancellations and Refunds

Please review our Cancellation and Refunds policy here.

 

All Academies and dates are subject to change without notice.
 
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Dates: 
June 24, 2019 to July 12, 2019
Academy Time: 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Age: 
14-22
Commuter Fee: 
$1,100
Registration Deadline: 
June 17, 2019