Dancers ages 10+ can explore contemporary, jazz, hip hop and ballet in our series of one-week intensives at our Bothell location. Level II Intensives are for dancers ages 10-12, while Upper-Level Intensives are designed for experienced dancers ages 13+ in Levels III, IV, and V at WSD. If you have questions about placement in the intensives program, please contact us.
To reserve a spot in one of our camps, intensives or continuing classes, please visit our registration portal and sign up. Summer prices are all inclusive and no registration fee is necessary. Classes have a minimum and a maximum number of participants, so please register early!
All Summer 2019 Intensives will be held at our Bothell facility. View our Summer Schdule
Level II Intensives
Level II Ballet
Mon. July 15- Fri. July 19 10:30am – 12:00pm $125.00 (registration deadline 7/12/19)
Instructor: Sharon Riedy
Plie, Pirouette and Grande Jete your way to a fun-filled week of ballet! This intensive is for Level II students who want to improve and challenge their technical and artistic skills while learning ballet history and variations from various ballets. We will cover multiple sequences of turns, jumps, and leaps through the week. Family and friends are welcome to attend the last 30 minutes of the last class to showcase the ballet variations learned through the intensive.
Attire: Black leotard, pink footed tights, and pink ballet shoes. Hair in a bun. Please bring a bottle of water, a hand towel, a notebook, and a pen or pencil daily.
Mon. Aug 19 – Fri. Aug 23 10:30am – 12:00am $125.00 (registration deadline 8/16/19)
Instructor: Sharon Riedy
Explore, Develop, Create and Collaborate through the week in this contemporary intensive. This week will include conceptual lessons based on Anne Green Gilbert’s Brain-Compatible Dance Education. Dancers will have an opportunity to work with partners and small groups through structured improvisational
exercises. We will swing, spin, leap, drop and roll to immerse ourselves with a variety of movements through the week and create a dance that encompasses movements that may challenge one’s idea of what is inclusive in dance. Let’s dance, play and create together!
Attire: leotard, ankle length leggings, barefoot. Hair pulled back in a ponytail. Please bring a bottle of water, a hand towel, a notebook and a set of markers daily.
Upper Level Intensives
Mon. July 22-Fri. July 29 12:00pm – 2:30pm $195.00 (Registration Deadline 8/10/18)
Instructor: Thera Knapp
Connect and dive deeper into the expressive movement of contemporary dance! We will spend the week exploring and learning about the vast variety of techniques and styles that make up a contemporary and modern dance. We will learn new choreography, explore improvisation and performance techniques as we create, have fun and dance our way through the week.
Mon. July 29- Fri. August 2 12:00pm – 2:30pm $195.00 (registration deadline 7/26/19)
Instructor: Megan Ess
Put on the ole’ razzle dazzle this summer! Dancers will explore choreography from Broadway musicals and learn audition tips and tricks for musical theatre productions. Attire: Black or solid colored leotard, black tights/leggings/yoga pants, jazz flats, and character shoes (if available), and hair up in high pony or bun. Bring water, a notebook, and excitement for classic jazz!
Upper Level Ballet
Mon. August 5- Fri. August 9 12:00pm – 2:30pm $195.00 (registration deadline 8/2/19)
Instructor: Mari Engel
This ballet intensive is for the aspiring student who wants to improve their skills in a friendly and nurturing environment. Participate in a comprehensive focused program to make technical progress, strengthen ballet technique, and enhance artistic expression. Each afternoon will include a thorough warm-up before executing a different variation from the classical repertoire. On the last day of the intensive, a presentation will be performed for a studio audience. Dancers who are en pointe are welcome to wear pointe shoes for all or part of this intensive.
Upper-Level Hip Hop
Mon. August 12- Fri. August 16 12:00pm – 2:30pm $195.00 (registration deadline 8/9/19)
Instructor: Noelle Price
Get ready to slay all day! Students will be challenged in their dynamic range, stamina, and clarity while learning fun new combinations and skills throughout the week. Students will gain an understanding and better appreciation for not only the style of dance but the culture of hip hop as a whole. Come play!