NJDTE 2017 SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE
315B SPRINGFIELD AVE, SUMMIT, NJ
JULY 17 – AUGUST 4, 2017 | MONDAY – FRIDAY
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

AUDITIONS: Saturdays & Sundays, February 11/12 & March 11/12, 2017
LOCATION: NJDTE | 315B Springfield Ave | Summit, NJ 07901

For more information & audition registration, call 908-273-5500 or email info@njdte.org.

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Our summer intensive program is designed for the advanced dance student aged 13-17. The program concentrates on strengthening the dancer’s technique with daily classes in ballet, pointe, modern and contemporary dance as well as additional classes in Pilates, yoga, improvisation, floor barre, dance history, anatomy, and lectures with Dr. Harlene Goldschmidt on dance psychology.

Classes are taught by renowned NJDTE faculty, including Nancy Turano (NJDTE Artistic Director), Peter Brandenhoff (Royal Danish Ballet/San Francisco Ballet & Faculty, the Ailey School), Lenore Pavlakos-Morales (Dance Theatre of Harlem), Lynn Glauber-Mandel (The Ailey School),Alexandra Gonzalez (Ballet Hispanico, Gelsey Kirkland Academy), Elizabeth Koeppen-Kalosieh (Parsons Dance), Breton Tyner-Bryan (Sydney Dance Company), Belinda McGuire (Limon Dance Company & Metropolitan Opera Ballet), Bradley Shelver (Metropolitan Opera Ballet & The Ailey School), Brad Beakes (Limon Dance Company), and Patrick Coker (Jessica Lang Dance). Dancers have the opportunity to learn and perform repertory works and work with cutting-edge choreographers, in addition to being an integral part of performance opportunities.

The program runs Monday-Friday. All dancers are released for the weekend on Friday afternoons.

Commuter and resident options available. Resident tuition at the Grand Summit Hotel includes all meals. No meals are included in commuter tuition.

TUITION: US$1850 Commuter + US$35 registration fee | US$2900 Resident + US$35 registration fee

AUDITION DETAILS:

US$30 audition fee

Email the following materials to info@njdte.org:

  • Resume – include full name, date of birth, training/years of experience in ballet, modern and pointe techniques, as well as a list of instructors and any awards received
  • Photos – tendu a la seconde and first arabesque at 90 degrees            

**Photos may be informal snapshots taken in a studio (preferred) or at home, but proper attire is required: black leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers, hair in a bun.

If you are unable to attend one of the auditions, a video audition is acceptable. Video submission and paperwork are due no later than March 1. To submit a video audition, please follow these instructions in addition to sending the information listed above:

Video audition: 10 minutes maximum

  • Upload to YouTube as a private video and email link to info@njdte.org.
  • Video must include:
    1.    Brief verbal self-introduction (name and age)

    2.    Technique:
    -Ballet Barre – tendu/degage, adagio

    -Ballet Center – pirouettes, petit allegro and grande allegro

    -Modern Phrase or short modern/contemporary solo

YOUNG DANCERS PROGRAM
315B SPRINGFIELD AVE | SUMMIT, NJ
JUNE 26 – JULY 14, 2017 | MONDAY-FRIDAY
9:15 AM – 2:00 PM

AUDITIONS: Saturdays, February 11 & March 11, 2017
LOCATION: NJDTE | 315B Springfield Avenue | Summit, NJ 07901

For more information & audition registration, call 908-273-5500 or email info@njdte.org.

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This summer intensive program for dancers ages 7-12 focuses on ballet and modern techniques and includes an introduction to yoga, Pilates, dance history, improvisation and repertoire. Each day includes two technique classes, repertory and more, all with renowned NJDTE faculty. There is a half hour lunch break.

TUITION: US$1500 + US$35 registration fee

AUDITION DETAILS:

$30 audition fee

Email the following materials to info@njdte.org:

  • Resume – include full name, date of birth, training/years of experience in ballet, modern and pointe techniques, as well as a list of instructors and any awards received
  • Photos – tendu a la seconde and first arabesque at 90 degrees  

**Photos may be informal snapshots taken in a studio (preferred) or at home, but proper attire is required: black leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers, hair in a bun.         

PEARL & SAPPHIRE PROGRAM | AGES 5-6
315B SPRINGFIELD AVENUE | SUMMIT, NJ
JUNE 28 – JULY 26 | WEDNESDAYS 10:30-11:30am

The Pearl & Sapphire Dancer Program is for 5-year-old and beginning 6-year-old boys and girls interested in learning the fundamentals of ballet and an introduction to modern technique. The class meets for one hour on Wednesday mornings for five weeks.

TUITION: US$90 + US$35 registration fee

AUDITION DETAILS:

By appointment only | US$30 audition fee

Email info@njdte.org to register.

BEGINNER TEEN PROGRAM | AGES 13-16
315B SPRINGFIELD AVENUE | SUMMIT, NJ
JUNE 27 – JULY 27 | TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 2:30-5:00pm

The Beginner Teen Program is for dancers ages 13-16 who have had some dance training, and who would like to continue learning the detailed fundamentals of ballet and modern techniques. This program meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for five weeks (no class on July 4). Each day includes a ballet class and a modern class.

TUITION: US$450 + US$35 registration fee

AUDITION DETAILS:

By appointment only | US$30 audition fee

Email info@njdte.org to register.

REFUND POLICY: THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ONCE A STUDENT IS REGISTERED.