Dance Intensives

summer intensivesIntensives are for the intermediate to advanced level students, ages 10 and up. Dancers will receive exceptional training appropriate for their age and level. All intensives are from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Dancers should bring a bag lunch, water and snack. Please avoid peanut products in lunches and snacks. They should also come prepared with the appropriate dancewear and footwear for the day. Each intensive week is geared towards a specific level. Please discuss with the administrator or their current instructor at the school (for current students) which weeks are most appropriate for them.

All Classes, Camps and Intensives are subject to enrollment, you will be notified if there is a cancellation.

Intensive #1

This week will focus on ballet, pointe, variations, and repertory from the beloved ballet Swan Lake, with instruction from Deirdre Swindlehurst, former dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet. The week will conclude with a brief in-studio performance for family and friends at 2:00PM on the last day.

The week will culminate with an in-studio demonstration

August 5 - 9
8:30am - 3pm
Ages 10 & Up
Early Bird by May 1 - $405

Intensive #2

Charles Paquette & Danielle Price Move – Explore – Build – Enjoy! Enjoy a week of study in Ballet, Modern and Improvisation with Chuck Paquette where you will explore your dance potential, build your technique, move with other dancers and participate in a short end of the week presentation.

August 12 - 16
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up
Early Bird by May 1 - $405

Intensive #3

Olivia Wilber– Martin will instruct CDCT in a week long half day program focusing on Jazz and Lyrical technique. Students will learn and improve upon advanced Jazz and Lyrical steps. At the end of the week the students will perform two short pieces, one Jazz and one Lyrical.



The week will culminate with an in-studio demonstration

August 19 - 23
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ages 10 & Up


Discounts available for attending multiple weeks!

Attend 2 weeks – receive 10% off 2nd week.
Attend 3 or more weeks – receive 15% off each additional week!

Intensive Program Sample Schedule

Offered daily from 8:30am – 3pm

Ballet Technique: 8:30am – 10am
Pointe: 10:15am – 11:15am
Variations: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Lunch: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Modem: 1:30pm – 3pm