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Main Studio:
306 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920.

Toll Free Phone #:(833) I-Dance-2 -- Option 1

Email: [email protected]



Preschool Camps

Royal Princess Ballet Camp (Ages 4 - 6)

Description:
Hear ye, Hear ye! Princesses of all kinds are invited to this spectacular event. Together you will dance to your favorite princess songs in ballet class, work on special art and crafts projects, and play wonderful games fit for only a real princess.

Royal Princess Camp will meet by royal decree on
Dates: Monday, June 28 - Thursday, July 1
from 9:00-11:30am
Cost: $140
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Rainbow Unicorn Camp (Ages 3-5)

Description:
Come join us in the magical land of unicorns and rainbows. We will dance in ballet & creative movement, create beautiful art, and end the day with games & activities. You can wear your best rainbow or unicorn attire to get in the spirit (optional). Magical memories will be made! This one day camp is on .

Dates:
Saturday, July 3 .
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Cost: $35
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Baby and Me Ballet (Ages 3-4)

Description:
"Baby and Me Ballet is designed for kids ages 3-4 - please bring a doll or stuffed animal to class! In adittion to our curriculum, we will have fun doing creative movement, rhythm, exercises and partnering skills. Our classroom format moves with the attention span of the students.
Class meets on Monday, July 5 - Thursday, July 8
8:15 - 9:00am
Cost: $50
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Hair in the Air Trolls Camp (Ages 4-6)

Description:
Transport yourself into the colorful, wonderful, magical world of TROLLS! Join Poppy, Branch and the entire crew in this whimsical exciting camp filled with bright colors, wonderful music and dancing! We will be making fun crafts and dancing along to all the fun music from Trolls! We "Can't Stop the Feeling" of excitement for everyone to join in on the fun!

This camp will meet on Monday, July 19 -Thursday, July 22
8:15-9:15am.
Cost: $60
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Hip Hop Hooray Camp (Ages 3-5)

Description:
Hip hop hooray! Bring your own beat to this awesome meet. Learn new dance moves to share with family after class. This high-energy camp is nonstop fun, from learning cool choreography to mastering new tricks. Come join the party this summer!

This one day camp is on Saturday, July 31
9:00-11:30am.
Cost: $35
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Frozen Adventure (Ages 3-5)

Description:
Let It Go!!! This dance camp is inspired by the music and characters of the Frozen movie. Children will learn different dance styles all while dancing to their favorite Frozen music! On their fantasy adventure, we will celebrate Coronation Day and have a Crowning Ceremony, have a sing a long dance party, play Frozen games, and create crafts like- Elsa snowflakes, build an Olaf snowman, make a Princess Crown, and more!

This one day camp is on Saturday, August 7
9:00 - 11:30am.
Cost: $35
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5 week Sessions

Camps & Clinics

Progressive Ballet Technique (PBT)

Description:
Dance body conditioning is essential for the serious dancer! This clinic is geared towards intermediate and advanced dancers aged 11 and up, and is based on Progressive Ballet Technique principles and movements. This class was introduced to our ciriculum this past year. Give it a try if you are interested in signing up for the fall semester!

Dates: Monday, July 19th - July 22
6:00 - 7:15pm
Cost: $45
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Ballet Boot Camp

Description:
A four-day session of serious fun, strengthening your dance technique, expanding your artistic voice and broadening your movement vocabulary in new and exciting ways. The Ballet Boot Camp provides a unique opportunity for dance students to work intensively in developing their bodies, their technique, and their artistry. The classes also remind students to focus more consistently on correct body placement and technique allowing them to develop "muscle memory," and gain flexibility and strength.

Dates: June 28 - June 1:Beginners
Monday - Thursdays,
Time: 8:15-9:15am
Cost: $60
Beginning Ballet Boot Camp 6-11yr olds(click here)

Dates: July 26 - 29: Intermediate/Advanced.
Monday - Thursdays,
Time: 8:15-9:15 am
Cost: $60
Intermediate/Advance Ballet Boot Camp 12 & up (click here)


Skills Camp

Description:
This three-day camp will be focused on learning and improving dance technique and fundamentals. Dancers will specifically be working on the preparation, execution and landing of of leaps and jumps, as well as as turns. Emphasis will be on implementing them into fun combos and across the floor combinations.

Dates: July 7 - 8: Beginner
4:60 - 6:00pm
Cost: $40
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Dates: June 29 - July 1: Intermediate
5:00 - 6:30pm
Cost: $55
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Dates: June 29 - July 1: Advanced
6:30 - 8:00pm
Cost: $55
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Choreo & Skills Camp (Beginner, Intermediate)

Description:
In this fast-paced camp, dancers will be learning a variety of genres, from ballet, jazz and pom. Emphasis will be learning combinations and incorporating skills into the choreography.

Dates: Monday, July 26th - Thursday, 29th
5pm - 6pm
Cost: $50
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Hip Hop Clinic

Description:
This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography. to let loose.This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography.

Dates: Monday, June 28th and Tuesday 29th
Cost: $55
4:30 - Intermediate Hip Hop Clinic - 9-11 yrs old (click here)
6:30 - Advance Hip Hop Clinic - 12 and up (click here)


Choreography Camp

Description:
This camp is all about choreography! Each night dancers will learn combinations in different styles (jazz/contemporary/hiphop). They will also be asked to incorporate their own improvisations while being guided on creating their own choreography.
July 19 - 22: Advanced
7:00 - 8:15pm
Cost: $60
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Summer Intensive

Join DanceLife for the annual Summer Dance Intensive!
The program focuses on developing well-rounded dancers through exposure to a wide array of dance Styles and will be followed by a Parent Demonstration .
 Three tracks are available .