Dance Camps, Mini Dance-Art Camps, Intensives, Guest Artist Workshops, ongoing classes… all ages and levels!
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 15-26 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.
Mini Dance Art Camp
June 22, 29, July 6, 20, 2019 – Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm
For first time and returning dancers, ages 3-7 Mini Camp is a half-day brimming with energy, curiosity, creativity, and fun. Dance activities get children thinking creatively and interactively to problem solve and better understand space, time, and energy – the pillars of dance. Dancers also participate in off-campus excursions to nearby MMoCA to view artwork and participate in related arts activities, which are then brought back to the studio as material for dance exploration.
Dance Camp 1
June 17-21, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1 week
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, Limon, and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (creative movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of the week.
June 24-July 5 & July 15-26, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, 1-4 weeks
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, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Pointe & Pre-Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation, Modern Repertory, Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.
Guest Artist Master Workshop: Martha Graham Technique & Repertory with Lone Kjaer Larsen
Lone Kjaer Larsen, former Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, is currently head faculty and Program Director of the Martha Graham School in New York City. An internationally recognized teacher, she also is long time faculty at Marymount Manhattan College.
July 8-13, 2019, Monday-Saturday
For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, ages 12-adult. Learn from Master Teachers and world acclaimed dance artists. Students will have an accelerated in-depth study in a specific Modern Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory. Informal time taken for Q&A about the artists, the choreography, being a dancer, careers in dance, College and conservatory study and more.There will be an informal showing at the end of the week with guest artists, Kanopy Dance Company, Kanopy Company 2, and workshop students.
Dance Camp 2
July 29-Aug 9, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1-2 weeks
For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 9-16 who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Classes in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.
7 week Summer Session
June 17- Aug 10, 2019 (no classes July 8-13) – Classes offered for ages 3-adult. Weekdays afternoon/eves and Saturdays. Creative Dance, Modern, Choreography and Ballet.