Summer at The Academy

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Event Description

The Summer Dance Program will give young dancers the opportunity to study both ballet and modern dance. Students will learn basic dance technique that will lead them in an exploration of their individual talent and creativity, and deepen their understanding of the art form. This dance intensive is designed to increase the dancer’s musicality, core strength, coordination, flexibility, and correct posture, as well as their dramatic awareness and physical power. Successful completion of this intensive will give young artists a foundation for further dance training in ballet and modern.  

  • Who: The Academy Summer Program is for students entering the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades in the fall of 2018. The program is for students serious about the arts.

  • What: The Academy will offer programs in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre & Musical Theatre, and Visual Arts. Each program will focus on a variety of disciplines. Students will create a finished piece of work over the course of the week-long intensive. Details on each program are below. Tuition for each program is $595.

  • Where: Each program takes place at The Academy at 1010 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642.

  • When: June 25-June 30, Monday through Saturday. All programs will run from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with lunch and midday inter-program activities. All students will showcase their work in The Academy Summer Program Showcase on Saturday, June 30th at 3:30 p.m.

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


The Chicago Academy for the Arts

1010 West Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642