Summer Programs

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Collage will offer two summer programs in 2017.  Raise the Bar Summer Intensive for dancers ages 9 – 18 and First Position, a dance intensive for students ages 5-8.

Summer Intensive

Classes for the 2017 Summer Intensive include: Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Partnering, Broadway, Modern, Jazz Funk, Nutrition and Stretching/Conditioning. Collage Dance Collective’s teaching philosophy is to create dancers that are versatile and well-rounded, pushing them to experience dance beyond technical expression. Students take five classes a day; generally four dance classes and a nutrition class. Students also learn choreography daily towards a final performance at the end of the Intensive.


Schedule & Dates

The Summer Intensive will commence on July 10, 2017 and conclude on July 22, 2017.

Classes will be offered Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sundays are set aside for rest.

The following is an example of a typical schedule. Students will take a placement audition class on Monday, July 10. Please note that schedules and course offerings are subject to change and without notice.

Faculty

Endalyn Taylor (Ballet, Variations, Pointe)
Kevin Thomas (Ballet, Men’s Technique)
MenCa (Modern)
Bethany Strong (Jazz Funk)
Brandye Lee (Modern, Nutrition)
Karen Niceley (Jazz, Broadway)


Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition for Collage’s 2017 Summer Intensive is $475. A lunch plan can be purchased for an additional $50. Students must register no later than May 1, 2017. All balances must be paid by June 2, 2017. Collage Dance Collective accepts eligible students of all races and national or ethnic backgrounds. Students must have turned 9 years of age by July 10, 2017 in order to participate.

Collage Dance Collective offers a limited number of scholarships for the Summer Intensive. Awards are based on merit and demonstrated potential. To be considered for merit scholarships, please submit a DVD to Collage Dance Collective at 2497 Broad Avenue, Attention: Summer Intensive, Memphis, TN 38112. Video links can also be sent electronically via YouTube or Vimeo to intensive@collagedance.org.

Your video must be no longer than 20 minutes and must include the following:

  1. An introduction with name, age and years of study.
  2. Barre work including battement tendu, adagio, and grand battement.
  3. Center work including adagio, pirouettes, grand allegro, and pointe work for the girls. Male students should include single or double tours.

In addition to the DVD, please download and complete the Scholarship Request Form. Submit the Scholarship Request Form along with the DVD to the address above. Students who train during the year at the Collage Ballet Conservatory or one of Collage’s installation programs do not need to submit a video. Please download and return the Scholarship Request Form→.


Refund Policy

There will be no refunds for voluntary withdrawal either before or after the Intensive begins. In the event serious illness or injury prevents a student from participating, a refund of up to 75% of the tuition amount paid will be considered.


Housing

Room and board for the 2017 Summer Intensive is provided by Homewood Suites. Room and board tuition is $950 and includes breakfast, lunch (Mondays-Fridays) and dinner (Mondays-Thursdays). Students will enjoy deluxe accommodations from our host partner, including a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool and laundry facilities. Homewood Suites is within walking distance of Hutchsion School. Housing must be reserved by April 1st with a 50% deposit. To reserve, please call (901) 800-1873.


Location

Hutchison School
1740 Ridgeway Road
Memphis, TN 38119


Contact

For more information regarding program or curriculum, please contact Collage Dance Collective at (901) 800-1873 or via email at intensive@collagedance.org.

FIRST POSITION: A DANCE INTENSIVE FOR YOUNG MOVERS

Classes for First Position include: Ballet, Jazz, Broadway, West African and Tap. First Position was developed to provide young dancers with a structured environment to cultivate budding technique, while using creative movement to foster imagination and confidence. Students also learn choreography daily towards a final studio showing at the end of the intensive.


Schedule & Dates

The Summer Intensive will commence on June 26, 2017 and conclude on July 7, 2017.

Classes will be offered Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for an additional fee. To inquire about early drop-off or late pick-up, please call (901) 800-1873.

The following is an example of a typical schedule. Please note that schedules and course offerings are subject to change and without notice.

Tuition

Tuition for First Position is $400. Snacks will be provided; however, students should bring a bag lunch. Students must register no later than May 1, 2017. All balances must be paid by June 2, 2017. Collage Dance Collective accepts eligible students of all races and national or ethnic backgrounds. Students must have turned 5 years of age by June 26, 2017 and be no older than 8 years of age in order to participate.


Refund Policy

There will be no refunds for voluntary withdrawal either before or after the camp begins. In the event serious illness or injury prevents a student from participating, a refund of up to 75% of the tuition amount paid will be considered.


Location

Collage Dance Collective

2497 Broad Ave.

Memphis, TN 38112


Contact

For more information regarding program or curriculum, please contact Collage Dance Collective at (901) 800-1873 or via email at intensive@collagedance.org.


Register

To register, please complete the form below. Once we receive your form, we will contact you to complete the registration process.


Schedule & Dates

The Summer Intensive will commence on June 26, 2017 and conclude on July 7, 2017.

Classes will be offered Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for an additional fee. To inquire about early drop-off or late pick-up, please call (901) 800-1873.

The following is an example of a typical schedule. Please note that schedules and course offerings are subject to change and without notice.