summer camps for dancers


ADFA offers various workshops and conventions through-out the year both internally and externally.  These events are designed to give highly motivated dancers the unique opportunity to receive intensive pre-professional training and performing experience.


in house workshops in mooresville

Arts Alive- Is an in-house workshop where we bring in professional chorographers from all over the country to expand the knowledge and abilities of our students.  The comprehensive curriculums  include daily technique class, Pointe, Variation, Contemporary Jazz, hip hop and tap.  This exceptional program has been created with internationally renowned guest artists and master teachers who join the outstanding faculty at ADFA.


New York City Dance Alliance

NYCDA introduces the most comprehensive dance workshop and convention.  This Dance Intensive will offer aspiring dancers the opportunity to experience the unique talents and techniques of NYC dance - first hand. No other program can promise this variety of prestigious dance educators coupled with the countless cultural offerings of New York City.  Classes will be taught in jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Modern, Hip-Hop, Voice, Stretching Techniques, Auditioning, Theatre Arts, Partnering, Choreography, and More!!

Plus... Special Industry Seminars, Professional Casting/Audition Opportunities, Broadway & Dance Company Guests, NYC Cultural & Social Activities, Broadway Performance

Expect to study with 15-20 of New York's most prominent dance educators. Past special guests and seminars have included Audition Workshops for the Broadway companies of “In The Heights ”, “Legally Blonde ”, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, “The Music Man”, “Oklahoma” and “42nd Street”, as well as “The Radio City Christmas Spectacular”. NYCDA Summer Intensive dancers have also worked with choreographers and dance captains from “Tarzan”, “Wicked”, “Movin' Out”, “Fosse” and “The Lion King”. Additional special opportunities have included workshops with dancers and choreographers from such notable companies as Hubbard Street, Twyla Tharp, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the David Parsons Company.


INASIDE Chicago Dance

Summer Intensive 2010

Inaside Summer Intensive July 14-17, 2010
Inaside Audition July 18, 2010
Registration Deadline July 5, 2010

4 Days of Learning from the BEST! The Inaside Summer Intensive packs in a variety of classes taught by the best in the industry!   Classes included are:  All styles of Jazz: Contemporary, Funk, Musical Theatre, Graham Modern, Horton Modern, MoPed Technique, Ballet

Inaside Repertoire- Taught by the Choreographer!

Introducing 3 Levels:
Professional (Ages 18+)
Pre-Professional (High School)
Youth (13 + below)

Participants can also participate in Industry lunch discussions. The Intensive concludes with an audition for the Inaside Company, Youth Trainee Program, and Scholarships to the Inaside Summer Intensive 2011.


showstopper competitions

Showstopper Convention

Now in its 32nd year, Showstopper will host over 100,000 talented dancers from nearly all 50 states, and many countries abroad. At Showstopper dance competitions, performers of all ages are able to display their talents in a healthy and exciting atmosphere and use the experience to improve their skills and confidence.All dancers are to aim high, think big, live life to the fullest, and never ever give up on their dreams.

Showstopper’s allows dancers to experience their dream and invites nationally acclaimed professional dancers to teach and judge at various regional and national competitions.  Here is a list of our teachers and their amazing experience as a professional dancer!

 so you think you can dance









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