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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs

Program Info
Program: Dance Workshop
Sponsoring Organization: ST OLAF COLLEGE

Main Contact
Name: Teresa Lebens
Title: Director of Camps
Address: 1520 St Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: (507) 786-3042
Curricular area: Performing Arts
Grades Served: 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11


Students will enhance their technical skills and broaden their scope of dance genres. They will develop creativity and spontaneity by the exploration of dance, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills through collaboration with other dancers by choreography and performing, and communication skills via presentations. Students will learn the use of the essential vocabulary and processes for the art of dance. Students will explore the concepts of self, body, and teamwork, improvisation, dance techniques, and public performance. They demonstrate a practical application of gained knowledge through a variety of dance and technical projects and presentations at the conclusion of the workshop.


Dancers will participate in two of the three core dance styles during morning workshops: Ballet, Hip Hop, or Modern Dance. A range of classes will be offered each afternoon. Dancers will participate in unique studio experiences from the following: African Fusion, American Dance: Native and Immigrant Traditions, Ballet: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Offered, Social/Ballroom Dance, Choreography and Improvisation, Hip Hop, International/World Dance, Modern Dance Dance Conversations take place each day where dancers learn about the breadth of dance from a variety of perspectives.

Program Dates

Start date: June 16 End date: June 20 This workshop is offered for one session only.

Can students reside on campus? Yes

Can students commute to campus? No

Estimated residential cost per student
Tuition: $403
Fees: $0
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Room/Board: $172
Transportation: $0