Following the lead set by Somerville Public School District and guidelines set forth by the CDC and local officials, DMPAC and Cambridge Youth Dance Program will suspend all in-person classes and performances.

We are beginning some limited virtual summer programs.  See below.

 

Be safe!

Exploration. Growth. Expression. Artistry. We have a program designed to suit the development of young dancers, all the way up to our pre-professional level -

with a whole lot of inspiration along the way!

Flower Fairy Ballet Camp

Founded by Gail Fanning-Grove

June 22-26, 2020, 10am-11am

Beginner Dancers, ages 5-6 // $300

Flower Fairy Ballet Camp is a whimsical week of dance and crafts for ages 5-6. Dancers start the morning with a ballet class, as well as skill development and self-expression through improvising. Dancers will be guided in making magical fairy crowns, painting flowerpots, fairy houses, and will enjoy stories, songs, and poems about fairy folklore, flowers, and of course, famous fairies!

>> REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL FLOWER FAIRY BALLET CAMP

Young Performing Artists

June 22-26th, 2020, 9:30am-3pm

Advanced Beginner/Young Intermediate Dancers, ages 7-10 // $450

The Young Performing Artists program is designed for young dancers who are interested in exploring and building on various dance forms. Students start the day with ballet and incorporate musical theater, hip hop, contemporary/lyrical, and drama.

Resident Faculty:  Gail Fanning Grove, Jayme Latorella, Jenn Markham, Deborah Mason,

Jeryl Palana, Lonnie Stanton

PROGRAM CANCELED

 

The Intensive Series*

July 6-24, 2020, 9am-4pm

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, ages 10-15 // $600/wk 

Dancers must have a minimum of 5-7 years of dance experience.

The Youth Intensive* is a 3-week training program designed for intermediate/advanced dancers interested in challenging and strengthening their technique and exploring various genres of dance in a pre-professional environment. Ballet, contemporary, jazz, and Horton modern serve as the basis of the intensive, led by an inspiring and accomplished faculty. Students are encouraged to build on the foundation of their artistry, to find and embrace their voice in dance, and to move with ease and confidence throughout their journey.

*Minimum 2 weeks of training is strongly recommended.

*DANCERS FROM OUTSIDE OUR CYDP DANCE COMPANY OR CYDP/DMPAC BRIDGE PROGRAM MUST AUDITION FOR PLACEMENT INTO THE INTENSIVE & MASTER SERIES PROGRAMS*

Audition Guidelines:

• Dancers must demonstrate turns, flexibility, and extensions in a short contemporary or modern choreography video. Include YouTube or Vimeo link in designated area on registration form.

Resident Faculty:  Zabelle Margosian, Celia Marino, Jenny Oliver, Jeryl Palana, Lonnie Stanton

PROGRAM CANCELED

The Master Series*

July 6-24, 2019, 9am-4pm

Advanced Dancers, ages 13-25 // $675/wk 

Dancers must have extensive dance experience.

The Master Series* is a 3-week Conservatory-style intensive program designed to strengthen and refine artists in a diverse community of Master teachers and accomplished choreographers working in the industry today. Ballet, en pointe, contemporary, jazz, Horton modern, and yoga/pilates serve as the basis of our program. Students are immersed in both the artistic and technical practices required by today's leading universities and dance companies.
*Minimum 2 weeks of training is strongly recommended.

*DANCERS FROM OUTSIDE OUR CYDP DANCE COMPANY OR CYDP/DMPAC BRIDGE PROGRAM MUST AUDITION FOR PLACEMENT INTO THE INTENSIVE & MASTER SERIES PROGRAMS*

Audition Guidelines:

• Dancers must demonstrate turns, flexibility, and extensions in a short contemporary or modern choreography video. Include YouTube or Vimeo link in designated area on registration form.

Resident Faculty:  Gino DiMarco, Adrienne Hawkins, Zabelle Margosian, Jenny Oliver, Jeryl Palana,

Leslie Woodies

Guest Faculty: Kurt Douglas, Christopher Huggins, Celia Marino, Adriana Suarez, Ruka White

PROGRAM CANCELED

Hip Hop Exchange

July 24-26, 2020

PROGRAM CANCELED

Boston Tap Party Youth Intensive 

August 3-9, 2020, 9:30am-4:30pm

Intermediate thru Advanced Tap Dancers, ages 10-20 // $475-$550

This four day comprehensive training program is designed to educate the serious tap student in a multi-disciplinary environment. Students will learn to interpret and incorporate rhythm, all for the purpose of enhancing future tap classes they take, choreography they perform, and improv they create. Train with masters of musicianship, style, choreography, improvisation and technique-

the very best in tap!

Faculty: Ian Berg, Ryan Casey, Star Dixon, Josh Hilberman, Khalid Hill, Jay Janas, Aaron Tolson, Sarah Reich, Nico Rubio, Dianne Walker

Musicians: Paul Arslanian, Akili Jamal Haynes

PROGRAM CANCELED

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