SUMMER DANCE CAMP, DANCE INTENSIVE, CLASSES – 2020

Dance Camp, Dance Intensive with international/national master teachers, ongoing classes… all ages and levels!

SUMMER 2020 Registration not open yet PENDING COVID-19 Situation

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative movement for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Kanopy Company 2 is a pre-professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 14-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Kanopy Dance Company is a professional dance company and resident company of the Overture Center for the Arts.  Kanopy’s studio is located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703. [email protected]608 255-2211.

 

Dance Camp 
Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:00pm, 1-2 weeks
For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 8-15 who would like to dance, learn, and grow in an accelerated environment. Training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Horton, Contemporary; Ballet, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (creative movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of the week. Short breaks given as needed throughout the day. Students bring their lunch and snacks packed from home, and bring a notebook for journaling.

 

Dance Intensive
Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:45pm, 1-4 weeks (*week 4: 9-12:15pm)
For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, age 11-adult who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Intensive training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Hawkins, Sokolow and Contemporary; Choreography, Improvisation, Repertory, Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week. Students bring their lunch and snacks packed from home, and bring a notebook for journaling.

This summer we bring you national and international master teachers and principal dancers from NYC dance companies including Martha Graham Dance Company, White Oak, Erick Hawkins Dance Company and Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble. In addition, dancers get the opportunity to train intensively with Kanopy Dance Company and Kanopy2 Artistic Directors.

*Auditions for Kanopy2 pre-professional Trainee Program 2020-21: Saturday July 11, 12-2pm. (after week 1 of Intensive) Ages 14-26. INFO/register: [email protected]*

Week 1 July 6-10, 2020:Featuring training in Graham Modern by Kanopy Artistic Directors.

Week 2 July 13-17, 2020: Featuring training in Hawkins Modern by former Principal Dancer with Erik Hawkins Dance Company.

Week 3 July 20-24, 2020: Featuring training in Sokolow Modern Theater Dance by Artistic Director Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble.

Week 4 July 27-31, 2020: Featuring training in Graham Modern and New Contemporary by former Principal Dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company and White Oak Dance.

(see bios TBA on master classes page: https://kanopydance.org/category/master-workshops/)

 

Weekly Summer Classes June 15-July 31, 2020 (no classes July 4)
Classes offered for ages 3-adult. Creative Dance, Modern and Ballet classes. Weekday evening, Saturday daytime.

 

 

CLASSES EXTENDED TO MAY 30, TERM 4 ONLINE

Join Kanopy Academy of Dance and Explore the Language of Movement with Class Offerings for all Ages and Skill Levels

Whether you are new to dance, or a seasoned dancer… we have classes for you! Modern contemporary, Ballet, Choreography and more…..ages 3-adult – beginner through Professional. Get strong, get healthy, get creative!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register for Classes

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative dance for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Weekday, eves and weekend classes.  Advanced dancers aged 15-26 inquire about Kanopy’s pre-professional trainee program and performance troupe: Kanopy2.

 

School Year:
Sept 9, 2019 through –May 17, MAY 30, 2020.

Classes begin Sept 9. Classes remain open until filled. Registration is ongoing through the year. It is recommended to register for the entire school year. If that is not possible, students may register per term.

Term 1: Sept 9-Nov 2
Term 2: Nov 4- Jan 25
Term 3: Jan 27-Mar 21
Term 4: Mar 23-May 16 April 6-May 30

All School Showcase Performance:
Sunday May 17, 2020, 1-5pm, Overture Center for the Arts

Classes:
Level 1: ages 3-4, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 1: ages 5-6, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 2: ages 6-8,  Beginning/Cont: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 3: ages 8+, Advanced Beginning: Modern, Ballet, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 4: ages 11+, Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 5: ages 12+, Advanced Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 6: ages 14+, Advanced: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.

Adult Students: Beginning through Advanced classes in Modern and Ballet. Register for School Year, per term, class card, or drop in.

Kanopy Company 2: is a pre professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Ask to audition/by permission. Auditions for 2020-21 July 11, 2020. Inquire: [email protected]

Adult Ensemble: is a choreography and performance group. Adult students of mixed levels and ages develop their technique in their modern and ballet classes, while developing skills in choreography and performance Ensemble class.

Register for classes:
http://kanopydance.org/school-year/ Questions? E-mail us at  [email protected] or call the studio at  608 255-2211. We are located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703 

 

 

 

Master Class with Guest Artist Ede Thurrell

NYC freelance choreographer

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

Saturday Feb. 15, 2020

10:45am-12:00pm

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

$25

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