Join San Jose Dance Theatre for Summer 2022

San Jose Dance Theatre is excited to launch its 2022 Summer Intensive. The 2022 Intensive will provide focused dance training preparing students for the year ahead. This four-week program will focus three weeks on classical ballet and one week on contemporary dance for students entering levels 4, 5, and 6 and children from the community ages 12-19..
 
 A shorter Junior program is also available for three weeks for students entering level 3 and children from the community ages 8-11.
 
This is the perfect chance for students to refine their skills and be trained by a diverse team of industry professionals from around the world. Our 2022 program also offers housing accommodation, making it easier for students who are traveling from out of state or internationally. 
 

About San Jose Dance Theatre's Summer Intensive

Children’s Level 3 Summer Intensive Program

June 13 to June 23, 2022: 12pm – 4pm Daily

2022 Classes in the Children’s Level 3 Summer Intensive include: Ballet, Conditioning, Variations, Contemporary, Modern, and Ballet Education taught by SJDT faulty. 

Registration Fee – $50  Due by May 31, 2022

Tuition: $400/Week or $1200 for Full 3-Week Intensive – All payment (regardless of attendance) must be received by June 20, 2022. 

Early Drop Off  **Optional Add-On:  For parents that are interested, we will be offering an early drop off option for our Children’s Level 3 dancers. Early drop at SJDT is at 10:00am. 

Tuition (with the optional early drop off) is $500/week, or $1500 for Full 3 Week Intensive. Please email [email protected] to confirm early drop off. 

 

Pre Intermediate Summer Intensive Program (Level 4)

June 13 to July 8, 2022: 12pm – 4pm Daily

2022 Classes in the Pre Intermediate Summer Intensive include: Ballet, Conditioning, Variations, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Pointe, and Ballet Education taught by SJDT faulty. 

Registration Fee – $50 Due by May 31, 2022

 

Tuition: $450/Week or $1800 for Full 4-Week Intensive – All payment (regardless of attendance) must be received by June 20, 2022. 

 

Early Drop Off  **Optional Add-On:  For parents that are interested, we will be offering an early drop off option for our Pre Intermediate dancers. Early drop at SJDT is at 10:00am. 

Tuition (with the optional early drop off) is $525/week, or $2100 for Full 4-Week Intensive. Please email [email protected] to confirm early drop off. 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Summer Intensive Program (Level 5 & 6)

June 13 to July 8, 2022 – 10am – 4pm Daily

2022 Classes in Intermediate/Advanced Intensive include: Ballet, Pilates, Conditioning, Pointe, Variations, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, and Ballet Education taught by SJDT Faculty, and Guest Teachers Karen Gabay, Lawrence Pech, Christopher Lam, Raphaël Boumaïla, and Sharon Wehner. 

The first three weeks are Classical Ballet Focused and the final week is Contemporary Dance Focus.

Registration Fee – $50 Due by May 31, 2022

Tuition: $525/Week or $2100 for Full 4-Week Intensive – All payment (regardless of attendance) must be received by  June 20, 2022. 

Faculty 

San Jose Dance Theatre’s 2022 Summer Intensive includes special guest instructors from around the world plus the staff and company dancers of the San Jose Dance Theatre Company.

Accommodation

Do you require accommodation for the 2022 Summer Intensive?

San Jose Dance Theatre encourages participants from around the world to join us for the four-week Senior Summer Intensive. This year we are partnering with various accommodation providers to facilitate accommodation for students in an easy, affordable and convenient program. The base price for accommodation for all four weeks starts at $2,240. This price is in addition to tuition, and we will have more clarity on what housing will look like in the near future. For more information on accommodation please contact [email protected]

2022 Summer Intensive Registration Form

Summer Intensive Supplies Needed 

List of supplies needed: 

  • Water bottle, please stay hydrated!
  • A Theraband that is 6″ wide and 9 feet long. (Please note if you have a smaller Theraband, we recommend to purchase this longer one that can be used for all Progressing Ballet Technique, Pilates, and Conditioning classes moving forward). We have extras for sale at SJDT for $10 each. 
  • Small paper notepad and pen for taking notes on corrections from class and also new choreography
  • A Lacrosse ball
  • Small towel
  • Snack or Lunch as needed

Please refer any questions about the above information to our Artistic Director, Mark Foehringer at [email protected] For any payment questions please email [email protected]

Dress Requirements 

Females please wear a black leotard with spaghetti straps, tights, ballet slippers, pointe shoes if appropriate, hair neat and secure in a ballet bun.                Please no jewelry other than small earrings.

Males please wear a clean white T-shirt, black tights, dance belt, black ballet shoes.

Modern class: Males and females can wear ballet slippers, “foot undies” or go barefoot.

Jazz class: Dancers wear black jazz shoes.

Pilates, PBT, Conditioning: Males and females wear their ballet uniform and may chose between wearing ballet slippers or going barefoot.

It is recommended that dancers bring a back up set of dance clothes in their bag, in case they need to change.

What are we doing to keep your children safe through the summer program?

  • We will be asking parents to fill out a health check form each day confirming their child does not exhibit symptoms of illness before allowing children into program
  • We will be asking staff to fill out a health check form each day confirming they do not exhibit symptoms of illness before coming to work.
  • We will take temperatures of all children, staff each day.
  • We will be increasing our hand washing schedule to include 20 second handwashing for all participants and staff before the program starts, between each activity, at minimum.
  • Face coverings will be asked of all staff and participants while program hours are running. They will not be allowed to enter the building without masks or face coverings.
  • We will provide signs related to healthy habits throughout the program.
  • We will be sending home guidance from the CDC regarding safe health procedures to our families during the program.
  • Social distancing will be practiced at all times – in studios and at the Barre (set up space for social distancing)
  • Groups will be limited to 10-12 students, depending on age
  • Groups will not interact with each other throughout the day
  • We will not be holding any full class activities
  • Staff will be assigned to specific groups and will not interact with other groups to the best of our ability.
  • A medical isolation space will be established for any child or staff that is feeling ill and in process to be picked up.
  • Parents will be required to arrange a pick up within 1 hour of being contacted if their child is not feeling well.
  • All activities will be individual based or adjusted for safe interactions following social distancing rules.
  • Staff will monitor health by doing visual health checks of children and staff throughout the day.
  • We have increased our cleaning schedule to wipe down surfaces throughout the day and at minimum, all surfaces will be cleaned
    • Before the program
    • Between activities
    • After pick up
  • We will minimize shared equipment as much as possible. When sharing is necessary, equipment will be cleaned between each use
  • Equipment will be assigned to a child and sanitized after use
  • Activities will be adjusted for non-touch
  • Backpacks will be kept separated from other children’s items
  • We ask that dancers come to class with no more than what they need for the day.
  • Bathrooms will be wiped down after use
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided at all times
  • Gloves to be worn during cleaning