Summer 2019 Programs
Rutgers Young Dancer Summer Programs NEW!!
July 8 – July 12, 2019 (weekdays)
Students entering grades 2 to 8 | commuter only
New in 2019, the Young Dancer Summer Program is designed for students who are starting or have started their dance training. Participants will learn techniques in ballet, modern dance, and pre-pointe or beginning pointe work. Dancers attend classes and seminars in Pilates, yoga, and repertory. Auditions are not required and students will have an opportunity to perform at the end of the session.
Tuition & Timing
$490, Young Dancer Summer Camp (half day, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Camp drop off: 8:45 – 9 a.m.
Rutgers Summer Dance Conservatory
Njelama Dacas, Director
Session I: July 14–19, 2019
Session II: July 21–26, 2019
Dual session: July 14–26, 2019 (includes weekend program)
Students entering grade 9 through the first year of college | commuter or residential | video or in-person audition required
Open to intermediate and experienced dancers, participants develop skills through daily ballet and modern technique classes. A variety of styles are explored in a series of master classes and seminars with world-class teaching artists and experts in the field. Pointe Ensemble, a ballet concentration, offers a focus on classical repertory. The student choreography initiative provides emerging choreographers with an opportunity to create work with their peers under the guidance of mentors. All students have the opportunity to perform in an end-of-session showcase. Audition required.
Single Session: $1,525 per week, residential | $1,100 per week, commuter
Dual session: $3250, residential | $2,425, commuter
Audition fee: $25
Register now for online or on-campus auditions, which will be held on Sundays, February 10 or March 31, 12-2 p.m. Check-in between 11:30 a.m. to noon. Students who wish to audition for the Pointe Ensemble should plan to stay until 2:15 PM.