The Registration form is available on the main Summer Camps web page
July 15 - 19, 2013
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dancers of all levels including those with little or no experience are welcome. Dancers will learn basic dance technique, vocabulary, exercises, and basic level dance routines in the styles of modern, jazz, and hip hop. A performance will be held on Friday, July 19 at 11:30am.
July 22 - 26, 2013
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dancers with previous training or dancers who have completed the first session are welcome. Dancers will learn intermediate dance technique, vocabulary, and dance routines in the styles of modern, jazz, and hip hop. A performance will be held on Friday, July 26 at 11:30am. Dancers will practice intermediate dance training.
Cost: $105 per player, Additional siblings $50
Boys and Girls ages 6-18 years old, Location: PE-113 (small gym)
Dancer's Daily Checklist:
- Clothing: leotards, tights, fitted t-shirts, jazz pants, bike shorts
- Footwear: ballet slippers, jazz shoes, or clean tennis shoes.
- Towel and Water Bottle recommended.
- Dancers should bring a snack.
Contact: Rebecca Henning, Email: HenninR@arc.losrios.edu
ABOUT THE CAMP:
Students will warm up with body isolations, stretches and improv activities that emphasize body placement and creativity.
Students will explore modern and postmodern dance elements in conjunction with the fundamentals of ballet technique while refining body placement, motor skills, and range of motion.
Hip Hop/Jazz Fusion
Students will learn beginning hip hop and jazz sequences and movements with an emphasis on style, presentation, and self-expression.
|SCHEDULE||ACTIVITIES 6-11 YEAR OLDS||ACTIVITIES 12+ YEARS|
|9:00 - 9:30am||Warm Up/Improvisation||Warm-Up/Improvisation|
|9:40 - 10:40am||Modern/Ballet||Hip Hop/Jazz Fusion|
|10:50 - 11:50am||Hip Hop/Jazz Fusion||Modern/Ballet|
About the Directors:
Rebecca Henning is a native of Sacramento, California, who has received dance training as well as performance and teaching experience from local studios. Her training in the styles of ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical have enabled her to perform at national and international venues such as Disneyland, Las Vegas, and Rome. She has had the opportunity to perform with the Russian Ballet Company in their production of The Nutcracker, guest perform with the former Folsom Lake Civic Ballet in the productions of Coppelia and Cinderella as well as lead master workshops for California Dance and Movement Workshop for Educators. She has collaborated with American River Theatre Arts Dept. in their summer productions at the Fair Oaks Theater Festival and choreographed for Folsom Lake's MOSAIC dance company. She is a graduate of Sacramento State University with Master's degrees in Theatre and English. Currently, she is the costume mistress at the Hawkins School of Performing Arts where she teaches and directs a competitive Jazz Performing Troupe for 7 to 9 year-olds. As an adjunct professor for the Los Rios Community College District, she teaches courses in Dance and Physical Education and advises a student club, iXpress Dance Company.
Michelle Green-Clark started her dance training at the age of six. Throughout her years of training she studied jazz, tap, ballet, modern, contemporary, hip hop, cheer, and musical theater. She received a Bachelor's of Science in Dance/Physical Education where she was awarded the Artistic Merit Scholarship for her choreography. Professionally, Michelle danced with Dale Scholl Dance Art where she was a principal dancer and choreographer. Academically, Michelle continued her college studies and earned a Master's degree in Spanish. While perusing her teaching credential, Michelle learned useful tools for teaching. One of Michelle's most proud achievements was her award-winning dance studio, In Sync, where she trained dancers ages 3 to adult. Michelle has been a professor for the Los Rios Community College District for 15 years. She has taught at studios throughout the bay area and Sacramento region and is now very excited to be part of the CRC summer dance camp!