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Early Registration will run February 14-24, online only.

Register during this week and you'll receive 10% off your total tuition cost!

TRAINING INTENSIVES

Training intensives are recommended for dancers ages 8+ who possess a passion for dance and drive to excel. Dancers will have daily ballet and jazz/contemporary classes taught at an accelerated pace. These classes are specifically designed to help perfect dance technique while introducing challenging steps/combinations. Additionally, dancers will learn various ballet and jazz/contemporary repertory pieces that will be presented to parents on the last day of the week. 

Junior Intensives
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-12:30pm (new time!)
Cost: $240

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Prep 1, Jazz Prep 1, Ballet 2, Jazz 2-3, Jazz & Contemporary Intermediate 

Intermediate Junior Intensives
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-2:00pm
Cost: $35
5

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Prep 3, Ballet Prep 4, Ballet Int/Adv, Jazz & Contemporary Int/Adv

Int/Adv Intensive
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-2:00pm 
Cost: $35
5

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Apprentice A and Jazz & Contemporary Apprentice A

Early Drop Off & Extended Day Options

Mon.-Fri.
8
:30am-9:30am
Cost: $55

Mon.-Fri.
2
:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $155

SPECIALTY INTENSIVES

Choreography Collective
June 17-21, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-3:
00pm
Cost
: $375 ($425 after May 15)

Recommended for Int/Adv & Advanced dancers ages 11+, 2-3 levels

We are so excited to host this intensive designed to help dancers cultivate their choreographic skills. Dancers will learn various choreographic tools and have the opportunity to be a lead choreographer for both a solo and group dance. Participants will also learn about music selection/editing, costuming, and staging. This special event will be broken into 2 or 3 groups based on the experience and skill level of each dancer. The week will culminate with a performance on Friday for family and friends where dancers will debut their very own choreography.

Professional Ballet Project
June 24-28, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-2:
00pm
Cost
: $450 ($500 after May 15)

Recommended for dancers currently enrolled in Ballet Prep 4, Int/Adv, Apprentice A, Apprentice B, Apprentice C, Advanced, Pre-Pro, 3 levels

If you love and appreciate the amazing art of ballet, this opportunity is meant for you! Tune up your technique during a fun week-long intensive taught by your own CDC ballet faculty as well as local and visiting guest artist master class teachers. Each day will include a technique class followed by a stretch/strengthening/conditioning session, ample time for lunch on site, as well as pointe/pre-pointe and variations classes in the afternoon. There will be an informal performance at the culmination of the week where dancers will present the variations/choreography they have worked to perfect throughout the week.  

Advanced Technique & Variations
July 8-12, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-2:00pm

Cost
: $375 ($425 after May 15)

Recommended for dancers currently enrolled in Ballet and Jazz & Contemporary Apprentice B & C, Ballet and Jazz & Contemporary Pre-Pro 

Fine tune your movement technique with this advanced training week long intensive!  Each dancing day will include a ballet technique class and a new daily variation for inspirational pointework. This will be followed by an energetic jazz/contemporary class focusing on technical specifics such as turns and jumps, conditioning and flexibility, improvisation skills, and innovative choreography encompassing multiple jazz styles. Absolutely perfect for any dancer focused on improving technique and versatility!

GAME DAY (VARSITY): Dance Team Clinic
July 15-19, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-2:00pm
Cost
: $375 ($425 after May 15)

Recommended for experienced dancers ages 11-18 (ages 8-10 by teacher recommendation only), 3 levels

We are so excited to offer this high intensity week which will help participants learn and perfect the skills necessary for high school and college dance teams. This intensive will be lead by Danielle Norris with the help of current dance team members from colleges such as NC State, UNC, LSU, ECU, UNCW, Appalachian State, and Virginia Tech. Daily classes will feature jumps, turns, pom technique, hip hop tricks, sideline cadences, choreography, and MORE.​ The week will culminate with a short performance for parents on Friday. Jazz shoes are required for this intensive.

MOMENTUM 2024: Jazz, Contemporary,
Hip Hop, & Musical Theater

July 22-26, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-3:00pm

Cost: $450 ($500 after May 15)

Recommended for students currently enrolled in

 Jazz & Contemporary Prep 3, Int/Adv, Apprentice A, Apprentice B & C, Advanced, Pre-Pro, 3 levels

We are thrilled to offer this special intensive which is designed to both push and inspire talented dancers. Students will have four classes each day featuring contemporary, lyrical, jazz, musical theater, hip hop, improvisation, and MORE! Participants will be challenged to explore a variety of styles and diversify their movement vocabulary. A strong emphasis will be placed on performance quality and musicality. The faculty will consist of several guest choreographers as well as our own CDC teachers and local artists. Please check social media for guest faculty announcements. Parents can join us on Friday for an informal showing of choreography from the week.

Contemporary Ballet Project
July 29-August 2, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-2:00pm

Cost
: $375 ($425 after May 15)

Recommended for students currently enrolled in

Ballet Apprentice A, Apprentice B, Apprentice C, Advanced, Pre-Pro

Calling all contemporary bunheads! Tune up your ballet technique and explore the more contemporary realm of the ever-evolving ballet world in this new intensive week.  Daily technique/pointe classes will be followed with a guided exploration of solo choreography created by each individual student for themselves.  Solo creations will be followed by daily rehearsals for the development of a brand-new piece comprised of all the participating contemporary ballet project dancers.  All works will be presented at week’s end.

GUEST ARTIST Intensive
August 5-9, Mon.-Fri.
9:30am-4:00pm
Cost: $675

Recommended for Int/Adv & Advanced dancers ages 8+, 3 levels

We are excited to host another inspiring week-long intensive featuring nationally renowned guest artists. Past artists include Alexa Anderson, Josh Bergasse, Grace Buckley, Kenny Easter, Emily Greenwell, Jaimie Goodwin, Tawanna Hall, Derek Mitchell, David Moore, Andy Pellick, Suzi Taylor, and more. Dancers will have 5 daily classes in genres such as ballet, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and more. Please check social media for Guest Artist faculty announcements.

Percussion
August 13 & 14 (Tues. & Wed. only)
9:30am-2:00pm

Cost
: $175 ($225 after May 15th)

Calling all Tap dancers!!! Join us for a 2 day event full of tap. You will work on timing, rhythms, and different styles of tap dance from a fantastic faculty! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to make music and grow your technique. There will be a short presentation on the second day so dancers can show off what they’ve learned. Sign up now!

Recommended for dancers ages 9+ and students currently enrolled in Tap Intermediate, Tap Int/Adv A, B, & C, and Tap Pre-Pro A & B, 3 levels

Early Drop Off & Extended Day Options

Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-9:30am
Cost: $55

Mon.-Fri., 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $155

For your convenience, we are pleased to offer early drop off and extended day options! If your dancer can't get enough dancing, choreography, arts & crafts, games, and other creative activities, these options are for you! This is the perfect way to give your dancer additional creative time each day in a fun-filled, safe, and structured environment.

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