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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. Visiting students should inquire via email for placement information. Additionally, dancers will learn various ballet and jazz/contemporary repertory pieces that will be presented to parents on the last day of the week. 

Intermediate Junior Intensives
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-2:00pm
Cost: $335

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Prep 3, Ballet Prep 4, Jazz Int B

Advanced Training Intensives
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-2:00pm
Cost: $335

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Advanced, Ballet AND Jazz Pre-Pro A, B &C

Int/Adv Intensives
Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-2:00pm
Cost: $335

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in Ballet Int/Adv, Ballet Int 2, Ballet Int 3, Jazz Int/Adv B, Ballet Apprentice A & B, Jazz & Contemporary Apprentice

Early Drop Off & Extended Day Options

Cost: $50

Cost: $145


Choreography Collective
June 19-23, Mon.-Fri.

: $335 ($385 after May 15)

We are so excited to host this new 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.

Int/Adv & Advanced dancers ages 11+,

2-3 levels

Professional Ballet Project
June 26-30, Mon.-Fri.
Cost: $425
 ($475 after May 15)

Three levels

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in

Ballet Prep 4 (invitation only), Ballet Int/Adv, Ballet Apprentice A & B, Ballet Advanced, and Ballet Pre-Pro A, B, & C

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.  

MOMENTUM 2023: Jazz, Contemporary,
Hip Hop, & Musical Theater

July 17-21, Mon.-Fri.

Cost: $425 ($475 after May 15)

Experienced dancers ages 8+, three levels

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in

Jazz & Contemporary: Int B, Int/Adv B, Apprentice, Advanced, and Pre-Pro A, B, & C

We are thrilled to offer this new 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. Guest faculty announcements will be made on social media by April 1. Parents can join us on Friday for an informal showing of choreography from the week. 

GAME DAY: Dance Team Clinic
July 24-28, Mon.-Fri.
Cost: $335
 ($385 after May 15)

Experienced dancers ages 9-18, 3 levels

We are so excited to offer this new intensive which will help participants learn and perfect the skills necessary for high school and college dance teams. This intensive will be lead by Danielle Hoeckel with the help of current dance team members from colleges such as NC State and LSU. 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.

PERCUSSION: Tap Intensive
July 31-August 1, Mon. & Tues.
Cost: $150
 ($200 after May 15)

Percussion is a 2 day intensive which will focus on a variety of tap styles and featuring a mix of CDC and guest faculty. Dancers will work on tap technique, musicality, improv, and performance. This intensive will end with an informal showing for parents on Tuesday. 

Dancers ages 9+, three levels

**Recommended for students currently enrolled in

Tap Intermediate, Int/Adv A, B, & C, Advanced, and Pre-Pro

August 7-11, Mon.-Fri.
Cost: $675

Int/Adv & Advanced dancers ages 8+, three 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. This year's faculty will be announced on June 1 via Instagram. Single day and drop in class rates will be announced in July. 

Early Drop Off & Extended Day Options

Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-9:30am
Cost: $50

Mon.-Fri., 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $145

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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