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Summer Dance at The Beat

Summer is the perfect time to try out a new class, brush up on skills while learning new ones, and have fun at the studio. We offer multiple options for summer dance at the The Beat, including a 4-week session of evening classes July 8-August 2 and a variety of special workshops/boot camps beginning in June.

 

Summer also serves as preparation time for our upcoming Competition Company season. Dancers hoping to join our Competition Company are required to train over the summer. Returning Company dancers should visit our members only page to sign up to audition for Season 17. Families who are new to The Beat or those who have danced in our Recreational Program and would like to audition for our Company should fill out this form for more info and to sign up to audition. Please direct any questions about our Company program or summer class options to us by email at thebeatdancecompany@gmail.com.

General Policies

Registration for summer classes is now open online. BDC families must have a DSP Account with a zero balance in order to select classes.

Many classes will fill so we suggest you plan to enroll early! Any class that does not meet minimum enrollment is subject to cancelation and a full refund will be issued. 

Special Workshops, Clinics & Camps

Read on for information on special boot camp/workshop class offerings throughout the summer. Registration is now open online through our DSP system. Please note - BDC families must have a zero account balance in order to register for classes. Read on for more information on our class offerings!

Ballroom Clinic with Mae (grade 7+)

BDC Instructor Mae LaBelle is offering two sections of ballroom workshops. 

Grade 7-9 (fall 2024): 5:00-6:00pm on June 11, 12, and 13 ($40)

Grade 10+ (fall 2024): 7:30-8:45pm on June 11, 12, and 13 ($45)

Workshop with Kate (grade 9+)

BDC Instructor Kate Myers is offering a 2-day workshop for dancers entering grade 9 and above. Kate will focus on mix of improvisation, contemporary, jazz, Pliates/injury prevention, and ballet. 

 

Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6 from 5:30-8:30pm. ($85)

Contemporary Workshop with Mae (grade 9+)

BDC Instructor Mae LaBelle is offering a 3-day contemporary class intensive for dancers entering grade 9 and above. 

 

June 11, 12, and 13, 6:00-7:15pm ($45)

Dino Dance Camp! (age 4-6)

Children age 4-6 are invited to join us for a Dino Dance Camp! This dinosaur-themed camp will feature dance, creative movement, story time & crafts, with an informal showing the final day of camp. 

June 4, 5, & 6, 4:00-5:15pm ($60) 

Jumps & Leaps Clinic (grades 2-6)

Suggested for dancers in our Competition Company who plan to study jazz and/or lyrical/contemporary, this 3-day clinic will focus on gaining power and height in jumps and leaps. Class levels are determined by grade for the 2024-25 academic year: 

Grade 2-3: 7:30-8:30pm on June 17, 18, and 19 ($40)

Grade 4-6: 7:30-8:45pm on June 24, 25, and 26 ($45)

Skills + Combo Clinic with Sky (grade 6-8)

BDC Instructor Sky Yang is offering a 2-day clinic in July for intermediate/advanced level dancers in our Competition Company. This clinic is designed for jazz and contemporary/lyrical dancers entering grade 6-8 in the fall. Participation in all sections is recommended. Class scheduling/description is as follows:

Tuesday and Thursday, July 16 & 18:

10:00-11:30am Jumps & Leaps

11:30-1:00pm Turns

1:00-2:00pm Lunch Break

2:00-3:30pm Combo Class - learn various choreography/combinations  

The cost is $85 for the full clinic. Contact us via email thebeatdancecompany@gmail.com to register a la carte for a one day rate ($50) or per class ($20 per class)

Skills + Combo Clinic with Sky (grade 9+)

BDC Instructor Sky Yang is offering a 3-day clinic in July for intermediate/advanced level dancers in our Competition Company. This clinic is designed for jazz and contemporary/lyrical dancers entering grade 9 and above. Participation in all sections is recommended. Class scheduling/description is as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, July 15, 17 & 19:

10:00-11:30am Technique Class - after a thorough warmup, dancers will focus on a mix of turns, leaps and jumps

11:30-1:00pm Tricks Class - focus on tricks to incorporate into dancing (kip up, 540, advanced turning jumps, etc.)

1:00-2:00pm Lunch Break

2:00-3:30pm Combo Class - learn various choreography/combinations  

The cost is $125 for the full clinic. Contact us via email thebeatdancecompany@gmail.com to register a la carte at $50 per day or $50 per class for the week. 

Turns Clinic (grades 2-6)

Suggested for dancers in our Competition Company who plan to study jazz and/or lyrical/contemporary, this 3-day clinic will focus on building stronger turn technique. Class levels are determined by grade for the 2024-25 academic year: 

Grade 2-3: 6:00-7:15pm on June 17, 18, and 19 ($45)

Grade 4-6: 6:00-7:15pm on June 24, 25, and 26 ($45)

Tumbling and more with Coach Phil (age 6+)

Coach Phil is offering summer tumbling on a Tuesday/Thursday schedule. These classes will be offered in two separate sessions. Session #1 is four weeks throughout June, and session 2 is a five week session running from the week of July 8 through August 8. The cost is $65 for session #1 and $75 for session #2. A class breakdown is as follows:

 

Aerial Clinic (age 7-10):

10:00-11:00am on Tuesdays session #1: June 4, 11, 18, 25 / session #2: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

2:00-3:00pm on Thursdays session #1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 / session #2: July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

 

Aerial Clinic (age 11+):

2:00-3:00pm on Tuesdays session #1: June 4, 11, 18, 25 / session #2: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

10:00-11:00am on Thursdays session #1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 / session #2: July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Strength and Flexibility for Cheer/Dance:

Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00-1:00pm 

Tuesday session #1: June 4, 11,18, 25 / Tuesday session #2: July 9,16, 23, 30; August 6

Thursday session #1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 Thursday session #2: July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8

Tumbling (age 5-8)

11:00am-12:00pm on Tuesdays session #1: June 4, 11, 18, 25 / session #2: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

1:00-2:00pm on Thursdays session #1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 session #2: July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Tumbling (age 9+)

1:00-2:00pm on Tuesdays session #1: June 4, 11, 18, 25 / session #2: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

11:00am-12:00pm on Thursdays session #1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 / session #2: July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Weekly Class Series (July) 

Come move with us this summer! Our 4-week class session runs July 8-August 2. Please note - BDC families must have a zero account balance in order to register for classes. Read on for more information on our class offerings!

Mini Movers II, ages 4-5 

Combination class featuring tap, ballet, and creative movement. Click here for suggested attire/shoes, and note that you are allowed to enroll in this class without the gear! Space is limited, register early if you want a spot for your dancer. We recommend registering for just one class.

Class schedule:

Tuesdays- July 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 5:15-6:00pm

($45 for the session)

Intro to Dance, ages 5-7

This survey class will meet Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00pm. Intro to Dance is designed for kids who want to move and are new (or new-ish) to dance. Kids who have graduated from our "Mini Movers" program would also benefit from this class as a way to explore styles & decide what to study next. Class will explore a range of movement styles to give kids a chance to explore dance & see which styles appeal to them. Previous experience is not required. Ballet or jazz shoes are recommended, but neither required. Cotton socks are also permitted.

Class schedule:

Tuesdays- July 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 6:00-7:00pm

($50 for the session) 

Jazz/Lyrical Combo, ages 7-10

This combination class meets Tuesdays in July from 7:00-8:00pm. Students progress through warmup and technical skills, and learn choreography in both jazz and lyrical. Improvisation is also introduced. Previous dance experience is recommended. Ballet or jazz shoes are also recommended, but not required. Cotton socks are also permitted.

Class schedule:

Tuesdays- July 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 7:00-8:00pm

($50 for the session)

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