Summer Camps

Dance, Create and Perform this summer at New Ballet Ensemble!

Registration

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For more information, please contact kathy [at] newballet [dot] org or call 901-726-9225. 

JUNE CAMPS

City Dance

For rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders enrolled in Shelby County Schools. Free tuition, admission by audition.

Audition Saturday, April 27th from 12-1pm. Please arrive at 11:15am to register.

June 3-7, 10-14 | 1-5 pm 

End-of-Session Performance: June 14, 4 pm

Middle school students from throughout the community will participate in CityDance alongside Ballet 5 Summer Intensive students. CityDance requires no prior dance training, but an audition is required. Students in the two programs will train in separate ballet classes, but the West African, Modern, Hip Hop, dance composition and choreography classes will bring dancers together in one ensemble. Students will perform at the studio for friends and family during their last class!

Thanks to the Tennessee Arts Commission for sponsoring this event through Arts Education Community Learning!

"Peter and the Wolf" Camp

Ages 3-5

June 24-28, 9-11 am | *Aftercare available (11-noon)

Our most popular early childhood camp! Children bring Prokofiev’s classic symphonic fairy tale to life, learning dances for the characters in the story and creating their own props and costumes during daily craft time. Family & friends performance on the last day of class!

Student Fee: $135     Aftercare (week): $35

Versatile Dance Camp

Ages 6-8  

Ages 9-11

Both classes: June 24-28 | 1pm-5pm

Campers will explore modern dance, musical theatre styles, and dances from other cultures. Each dance style is enhanced by daily craft activities and opportunities to watch New Ballet performances during snack breaks.

Campers will perform in the studio for friends and family during their last class. Snacks and craft materials are provided.

Student Fee: $190

JULY CAMPS

Musical Theatre Camp

Ages 6-10 

Ages 11-13

Both sessions: July 8-12 | 9am-12:30pm

We explore the world of musical theatre focusing on jazz, tap, and contemporary dance styles, and touch on basic singing and acting techniques. Young performers will receive a grounding in contemporary musical theatre through classes and lectures by local professionals. Musical theatre camp is for performers of all experience levels, ages 6-10, and 11-13. The camp concludes with a performance for family and friends!

Student Fee: $160

Peace, Love, and Hip Hop Camp

Ages 6-10

Ages 11-13

Both sessions: July 8-12 | 1pm-5pm

These popular sessions introduce children to modern and Hip Hop dance techniques and choreography. During daily crafts time, students make peace and love themed items to enjoy all summer long! They’ll perform for friends and family in the studio at their final class. Snacks and craft materials are provided. No prior dance or art experience is necessary.

Student Fee: $170

Anansi and the Sky God Camp

Ages 6-11

July 15-19, 9am-4pm

This co-ed camp is based on the book  “Anansi Does the Impossible”, a story about a hornet, a spider, a python, fairies and the Sky God. Dance genres include African dance and drumming, Modern dance, Spanish dance with fans, Ballet and Hip-hop.  Characters from this fable come to life as representatives for each dance style learned during the camp. Crafts designed around story will be a part of the daily activities for the campers. Daily snack included. Students bring packed lunch from home.

Student Fee: $275 

"Peter and the Wolf" Camp

Ages 3-5

July 22-July 26*, 9-11 am | *Aftercare available (11-noon)

Our most popular early childhood camp! Children bring Prokofiev’s classic symphonic fairy tale to life, learning dances for the characters in the story and creating their own props and costumes during daily craft time. Family & friends performance on the last day of class!

Student Fee: $135 

Aftercare (week): $35

Classes