Summer Session: June 17-August 3, 2024

Harness your creativity this summer! We’re excited to be offering a wide array of programming to keep dancers of all ages moving and creating this summer.
All ages are as of 9/1/2024.

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DCE SUMMER COMPANY

Peter Pan

Ages: 10-18 as of 9/1/2024
Dates: July 8-August 1
Times: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $1,629 ($1419 before April 1st!)

Our ensemble needs you! Join Béa Rashid and DCE’s talented faculty to develop a world premiere dance theater work inspired by the novel Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. From younger artists to the most advanced dancers, students will get the full professional dance company experience. This exciting, expanded program includes FOUR weeks of technique classes in many styles, auditions for casting, and a collaborative rehearsal process, all culminating in TWO costumed performances in the Studio5 Theater. Be part of the magic!

New! SUMMER BALLET / JAZZ INTENSIVE

Ages: 9-18 as of 9/1/2024 (classes offered at two levels)
Dates: June 24-28
Times: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $486 ($441 before April 1st!)

From pirouettes and pliés to lindies and leaps, immerse yourself in five days of in-depth classes and repertory led by DCE pros! This one-week program is designed to kick-start your summer dancing, with classes including ballet technique, pointe/pointe prep, strength and stretch, variations, jazz technique, musical theater, contemporary, rhythm-making, and more. The intensive culminates in an informal showing in DCE’s Studio5 Theater for family and friends.

ITTY BITTY BALLETS

Ages: 4-5 as of 9/1/2024
Dates: Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24
Times: 10:00-11:30am
Teacher: Jill Waller
Cost: $30/camp ($25/camp before April 1st!)

Step behind the velvet curtain! Meet sparkling fairies and cavalier princes! Dance with graceful animals and toys come-to-life! Dancers will spend each camp exploring one famous ballet through storytelling, creative movement games, pantomime, and craft projects.

PRIMARY DIVISION & ACCESSIBLE DANCE WEEKLY CLASSES

Dates: June 17-August 3
Cost: $125/class for the full 7-week session

Tiny Toes is for dancers who turn three as of June 1, 2024 and is the perfect introduction to the world of dance! Building on our popular Tippy Toes and Pre-Ballet programs, Little Dancers, Big Moves classes are designed especially for the young beginner and use creative movement to invite children to dance through the use of fun music, rhythmic games, playful props, and storytelling. 

Everybody Dance is an accessible dance class for movers with disabilities and/or neurodivergence.

Primary & Accessible Dance Schedule

Summer Session: June 17-August 3
ClassDayTimeAgeInstructor
RegisterTiny ToesSaturday9:00-9:45am3 - 3.5 yearsJill
RegisterLittle Dancers, Big MovesMonday4:30-5:15pm3.5 - 5 yearsCalyn
RegisterLittle Dancers, Big MovesTuesday4:30-5:15pm3.5 - 5 yearsJill
RegisterLittle Dancers, Big MovesSaturday9:45-10:30am3.5 - 5 yearsJill
RegisterEverybody DanceTuesday6:15-7:00pm12 years & UpJill

PASSPORT TO DANCE

Ages: 6-18
Dates: June 17-August 3 (DCE is closed on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, July 4.)
Cost:$165 ($155 before April 1!)
Teachers: DCE Faculty

Open up the world of dance with DCE’s All-Access Passport! Back by popular demand, one flat rate gains you entry to unlimited classes all summer long. Explore something new or settle in for an old favorite. Why limit yourself? Class schedule TBA.

Passport to Dance Schedule

ClassDayTimeAgeInstructor
RegisterBoys DanceMonday4:15-5:05pm6 - 18 yearsMike
RegisterBlue Musical Theater Monday5:15-6:05pm6 - 8 yearsCalyn
RegisterBlue Tap Tuesday4:15-5:05pm6 - 8 yearsOlivia
RegisterBlue Modern Tuesday5:15-6:05pm6 - 8 yearsJill
RegisterBlue Ballet: Mini Variations Wednesday4:15-5:05pm6 - 8 yearsJulie Chapnick
RegisterBlue BalletSaturday10:30-11:20am6 - 8 yearsJill
RegisterYellow Jazz Monday6:15-7:15pm9 - 11 yearsCalyn
RegisterYellow Tap Tuesday5:15-6:15pm9 - 11 yearsOlivia
RegisterYellow Ballet Wednesday5:15-6:30pm9 - 11 yearsJulie Chapnick
RegisterYellow Hip Hop Thursday4:15-5:15pm9 - 11 yearsIfran
RegisterYellow Modern Thursday5:30-6:30pm9 - 11 yearsOlivia
RegisterYellow Ballet Saturday11:30am - 12:45pm9 - 11 yearsJill
RegisterPurple Ballet Monday5:30-6:45pm12 - 18 years
Laura B
RegisterPurple Tap Tuesday5:00-6:00pm12 - 18 years
Julie
RegisterPurple Jazz Tuesday6:15-7:15pm12 - 18 years
Olivia
RegisterPOWERPOINTEWednesday6:30-7:30pm12 - 18 yearsJulie Chapnick
RegisterPurple Hip Hop Thursday5:15-6:15pm12 - 18 years
Ifran
RegisterPurple Modern Thursday6:30-7:30pm12 - 18 years
Olivia
RegisterPurple Ballet Saturday10:00-11:15am12 - 18 years
Laura G
RegisterAcademy Ballet: Water Class Monday5:15-6:45pmBy RecMike
RegisterAcademy JazzTuesday8:00-9:15pmBy RecJulie
RegisterAcademy BalletWednesday7:30-9:00pmBy RecJulie Chapnick
RegisterAdvanced Hip-HopThursday6:15-7:15pmBy RecIfran
RegisterAcademy Modern Thursday6:15-7:30pmBy RecEnid
RegisterAcademy BalletSaturday11:15am - 12:45pmBy RecLaura G

ADULT SUMMER CLASSES

Dates: June 17-August 3

FIND YOUR CENTER at Dance Center Evanston. DCE offers fun and invigorating drop-in classes for adults of all levels. Adult classes are $17-$18 by class or $155 for a 10-class card. Discounts are available for students and professionals.

Group of adults performing choreography in dance class

Adult Class Schedule

Summer Session 2024: June 17 - August 3
ClassDayTimeAgeInstructor
RegisterAdult Beginning TapTuesday6:00-7:00pm18+Julie
RegisterAdult Continuing BalletThursday10:00-11:30am18+Béa
RegisterAdult Continuing JazzWednesday10:00-11:15am18+Julie
RegisterAdult Continuing ModernTuesday10:00-11:15am18+Pollux
RegisterAdult Continuing TapTuesday7:00-8:00pm18+Julie
RegisterAdult Hip-HopThursday7:15-8:15pm18+Irfan
RegisterAdult Musical TheaterMonday7:15-8:15pm18+Calyn
RegisterAdult Open BalletMonday6:45-8:00pm18+Laura B

New Dates! Adult Intensive

Ages: Adults 18+
Dates: June 10-14, 2024
Times: 6:00-8:30pm
Cost:$220/week ($195 before April 1st!) or $25/class

Kick off your summer by dancing! Join your favorite community of dance-loving friends. Styles include Ballet, Jazz, Variations, Conditioning, Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Modern/Contemporary and more. Enjoy two classes per day in a supportive, encouraging environment. Sign up for the full week or drop-in by class as it suits your schedule!