The Richmond Academy of Dance - Celebrating 31 Years of Excellence

2018 Summer Programs

  • July 3-7

  • Junior Summer Dance Camp
  • Vocal Camp
  • August 7-24

  • Classical Ballet & Contemporary Intensive
  • Musical Theatre Intensive
  • Tap Bootcamp

JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE CAMP

Tuesday, July 3rd - Saturday, July 7th

Ballet, Musical Theatre, Tap & Hip Hop
Ages 3-10


A photo from the junior summer camp program.

Our Junior Summer Dance Program is an exciting one-week training camp including dance classes in Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre and Hip Hop for students ages 3-10. The camp runs daily, Tuesday, July 4thto Saturday, 8thinclusive.

This program is an exciting opportunity, and an excellent chance for your child to explore a variety of dance disciplines with our specialized faculty members. This program allows parents to drop off their children before their first class, and know they will be supervised in between their classes and on their lunch breaks, leaving parents a few hours to themselves!

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VOCAL CAMP

Tuesday, July 3rd - Saturday, July 7th

Vocal Coaching & Movement for Vocalists
Tailored to age and vocal development


A photo from the vocal summer camp program.

We also host anexciting 5-day Vocal Camp tailored to age, vocal development and personal goals with an emphasis on foundational techniques to create ease and healthy vocal production applicable to all music genres. In addition, students take Movement for Vocalists classes in which they will strengthen stage movement skills and develop posture, alignment, breathing and vocal exercises and a deeper understanding of voice anatomy.

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32ND ANNUAL CLASSICAL BALLET & CONTEMPORARY INTENSIVE

Tuesday, August 7th - Friday, August 24th excluding weekends

Ballet & Contemporary with Special Guest Artists
Ages 11-18


A photo from the ballet contemporary camp program. A photo of the ballet contemporary camp program instructor Nicole Caron. A photo of the ballet contemporary camp program instructor Stephanie Amurao.

Guest Teachers Nicole Caron, former principal dancer with Alberta Ballet and Stephanie Amurao, former company member with LA Dance Project and Batsheva Dance Company join our stellar resident faculty to spearhead three weeks of fabulous training. Students will take daily classes of classical and contemporary technique. Serious and intense training carries on the Academy’s tradition of bringing you only the very best teachers. Following pedagogues such as Veronica Tennant, Diane Van Schoor, Simone Orlando, Joshua Beamish and Edmund Stripe and Heather Myers, Nicole Caron and Stephanie Amurao will inspire and challenge you in their renowned classes and workshops.

Acceptance is by auditiononly; DVDs accepted if you are unableto audition in person.

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17TH ANNUAL MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

Tuesday, August 7th - Friday, August 24th excluding weekends

Triple Threat Training in Acting, Dance & Voice
Ages 11-18


A photo from the musical theatre camp program.

Get ready for the most fantastic summer yet! We are proud to have the expertise of our resident faculty, along with special Guest Artists for our Musical Theatre Intensive. This carefully developed course will provide you with serious and intense ‘triple-threat’ training in the performing arts under the guidance of Vancouver’s finest working professionals. This year’s Intensive training will expose students to all of the details it takes to put on a full-scale musical production, including scenery, scene study, costuming and makeup. Students will emerge from this three-week intensive with increased technical abilities in theatre dance, voiceover and choral ensemble work and a greater confidence in understanding what a production really takes.

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TAP BOOTCAMP

Tuesday, July 3rd – Saturday, July 7th

OR Tuesday, August 7th - Friday, August 24th excluding weekends

Tap Technique, Combos, Rhythm Work & Acapella
Ages 12-18


A photo from the tap bootcamp program.

Get ready to sweat, groove and fine-tune! Our 3-week Tap Bootcamp will emphasize ‘fine-tuning technique’, ‘tempo changes’ and ‘combo craze’ to improve your technique, rhythm and acapella work.

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