Summer Programs 2021
Turning Pointe offers a variety of fun filled and well rounded summer programs for all ages and levels. There are programs for the youngest children to be introduced to the joy of dance as well as more rigorous programs for the serious student wishing to further their dance training.
Fantasy Ballet Camps
June 28-July 2, 2021
July 5-July 9, 2021
Children participate in various dance styles, ballet themed story-time, crafts and costume design!
Children should bring water bottles and a healthy snack. On the final day of the camp, we invite family to come watch a short performance that the children have been working on.
Weather permitting most of our Fantasy Ballet Camp will take place outdoors in our fenced in yard and on our outdoor stage!
5 Week Summer Session of Dance Classes
June 28, 2021 - July 31, 2021
Daily offerings include ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, and acro.
These classes are a great opportunity to try out a new style, make some new friends, or keep in shape before attending your travels to a ballet intensive.
Musical Theatre Summer Workshop
August 16-20, 2021
Teen Workshop (Ages 13-19)
Monday - Friday
August 16-20, 2021
Expand your horizons and awaken the artist within! Young actors, dancers, or singers of all skill levels are welcome.
All you need is a little curiosity and a love for performing! Students will work during the week on putting together an in-formal performance on the final day for parents to enjoy! They will stretch, dance, act, and create together in a fun filled week!
This workshop will be held both indoors and outdoors. Title of Musical to be studied is Wicked! This workshop is led by Turning Pointe faculty member Sarah Garceau.
August 23-27, 2021
Take your Acro skills to the next level!
Led by Ariana Romano Harris, who is certified through Acrobatic Arts and has completed the Acrobatic Arts certification courses through module two.
Our Acro Camps will focus on strength, flexibility, limbering, balancing and tumbling skills!
To encourage our students to have a healthy, safe, and solid technical foundation students will participate in acro class as well as lessons in anatomy and conditioning to round out a program full of fun and achievement! On the final day the students will present a short demonstration for parents. This camp will take place both indoors and outdoors on our outdoor dance studio!
Acro Camp A $200
Monday-Friday 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
(ages 8-13 but age is to be used only as a guideline, students will be placed by skill level. Please contact us if you are new to Turning Pointe and would like to be assessed for level placement.)
Acro Camp B Intermediate/Advanced $200
Monday-Friday 12:30 pm -2:30 pm
(ages 10-17 but age is to be used only as a guideline, students will be placed by skill level. Please contact us if you are new to Turning Pointe and would like to be assessed for level placement.)
Summer Dance Intensive
Intermediate/Advanced & Beginner/Intermediate.
Week 1: August 2-6, 2021
Week 2: August 9-13, 2021
9:30-2:30 Intermediate Advanced
Tuition for one week $450
Tuition for two weeks $850
3:00-6:30 Beginner Intermediate
Tuition for one week $370
Tuition for two weeks $690
Serious dance students will participate in several styles of dance such as ballet, pointe, jazz, hip- hop, yoga, contemporary, stretch and strengthen and musical theatre with outstanding faculty! Lectures will also include nutrition, injury prevention, stage make-up and dance etiquette.
Participation is by audition only and age is to be used only as a guideline. If not already enrolled at Turning Pointe please contact the Artistic Director to schedule an audition.
Dance for Camera & Contemporary Dance Workshop
August 23, 2021 5-7pm
August 24, 2021 5-7pm
Rain Dates: 8/25 & 8/27
A workshop for the intermediate and advanced dancer that is geared toward commercial contemporary dance. Dancers will practice picking up choreography quickly, expand movement horizons, and learn how to properly modify choreography and perform for the camera by working with lighting and video! This workshop is designed to help dancers feel more confident when taking master classes, convention classes, and modern day auditions. The workshop will take place both indoors and outdoors. At the culmination of the workshop, the students will collectively have a video completed to share!
photo credit Ryan Smith Visuals
Advanced and Intermediate Ballet Workshops
Advanced & Intermediate
August 16-20, 2021
Advanced Monday-Friday $460
Intermediate Monday- Friday $420
Led by world-renowned dancers, teachers, and choreographers Yves de Bouteiller and Laura Sciortino these workshops are designed for the advanced dancer and the serious intermediate dancer. Classes include Floor Barre, Technique, Pointe & Variations.
This program is perfect for serious ballet students to complete their summer training after returning from other prestigious summer ballet intensives. Ballet students from all over New England travel to attend this program to perfect their technique and develop their artistry.
Participation is by invitation or audition only.