A fun, non-competitive approach to Irish dancing! Students get a feel for a variety of soft shoe and hard shoe styles, including Jig, Reel, Slipjig, and Ceili (KAY-LEE).
- SUMMER CAMPS
- SUMMER SCHEDULE
Multi-Style Dance Intensive: MON-FRI, July 24 - July 28, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Instructors: Melissa Arnold, Graci Mentink, Hannah Voelkel, Elisabeth Roskopf
Location: Schauer Center, Lodge & Dance Studio
Tuition: $125 (5 classes + performances)
This one-week intensive offers a unique opportunity for committed and aspiring dancers to sharpen their technical skills, develop their performances style and expand their artistry as a dancer. Daily workshops will allow studies to learn about a range of movement disciplines and collaborate with fellow dancers in the creation of a performance piece. Lessons include Ballet, Contemporary, Conditioning, Irish, and Jazz.
Irish Intensive Camp: MON-FRI, August 7 - 11 & 14 -18, 1:30 - 4:00 pm
Ages: Novice Level 1 +
Instructor: Hannah Voelkel
Location: Schauer Center, Dance Studio
Tuition: $200 (10 classes + performance)
This two-week intensive camp will stretch dancers in their skills, technique and performance. This is a great way for Novice 1 and above students to accelerate their dancing for Fall and brush up on their skills before the placement auditions. The class will conclude with a performance on August 18th where friends and family are invited to see what the dancers learned.
Audition Prep for Irish Troupe: SAT, July 22, 10:00 - 2:30 pm
Ages: Entering Irish 2+
Instructor: Hannah Voelkel
Location: Creative Arts Studio
Tuition: $20 (1-day workshop)
Brush up on your technique and gain confidence in your audition skills. This workshop is OPTIONAL but highly recommended for Irish dance students who are interested in trying out for our 2017-2018 Irish Performance Troupe. Dancers who may not feel ready for Irish Troupe are also encouraged to join us to learn more about the audition process.
Summer Session: June 19 - August 3, 2017
Learn the fundamentals of Irish dance, including basic form and technique, as well as beginning steps of the Jig and Reel.
Lil Lads & Lasses
Irish Beginner 1
Irish Beginner 2
June Mini Session (June 19-21 & 26-28): $73
July Mini Session (July 10-12 & 17-19): $73
MON-TUE-WED • 10:00 - 11:00 am
Tech & Trick
Irish Dress Code
White t-shirt (length to waist line), black plain athletic shorts at kneee length, white Irish socks, and black Irish soft shoe. Until you purchase the black Irish soft shoe, you may wear ballet slippers or socks. Novice students will also have the black Irish hard shoe.
For questions or to request a School of the Arts brochure, call 262-670-0560, ext. 4.