We offer six annual summer training programs; there is something for everyone in the summer at the Richmond Academy!
Announcing our 2021 Summer Dates!
Junior Dance & Singing Camp/ Tap Bootcamp
Monday, July 5th - Friday, July 9th, 2021
August Senior Summer Intensives
Monday, August 9th - Friday, August 27th, 2021
More details for our 2021 Summer Guests is coming soon!
Past Summer 2020 Guests
Announcing our International Ballet & Contemporary Ballet Guest Artists JILLIAN VANSTONE (Principal Dancer with the National Ballet of Canada), JOE CHAPMAN (Soloist with the National Ballet of Canada), MONICA PROENCA (Dance Master/Choreographer), joined by Contemporary Guest Teachers SARAH FORMOSA - (TWObigsteps Collective) and BRANDON ALLEY (former dancer with Ballet BC)
Out of town dancers, video submissions are accepted.
JUNIOR DANCE PROGRAM ages 3-12
Mon, July 5 - Fri. July 9 incl.
Junior Dance Program - ages 3-12
Let us bring your child joy this summer! Our Junior Summer Dance Program is an exciting one-week training camp providing your child with an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of dance disciplines including ballet, acting, hip hop, singing, and musical theatre for students ages 3 to 12 years with our specialized faculty members. Our daily camp runs in safe cohorts and follows our approved safety protocols. There is supervision on breaks and between classes as well as extended babysitting available to work with your schedule! The Academy’s youth have thoroughly enjoyed our past summer dance programs.
Tap Bootcamp - ages 12+
Do you have 5+ years tapping experience and want to sweat, groove and fine-tune your moves?! For the first four days of Bootcamp, you will work extensively on perfecting intricate sounds and tightening up your technique. You will learn how to achieve more clarity and to say what you really want to say in your footwork. Experiment with precise and rhythmic results! On the fifth day, apply all this fine-tuned technique to a fun combo!
Mon, Aug 9 - Fri, Aug 27
Ballet & Contemporary Intensive - ages 11+
Special international will be joining our stellar resident faculty to spearhead three weeks of fabulous intensive training in daily classes of classical ballet and contemporary technique for pre-professional dancers.
Video auditions for our programs are accepted and summer home-stay options are also available for out of town dancers. Please contact our office.
Intermediate & Senior Musical Theatre Intensive - ages 12+
Get ready for the most fantastic summer yet! We are proud to have the expertise of our resident faculty alongside guest coaches for our 20th annual Musical Theatre Intensive. This carefully developed course will train you intensively and seriously in performing arts with Vancouver’s finest working professionals and provide the true essence of the triple threat – dancing, singing and acting! This summer we will be presenting 'James & The Giant Peach'!
Video auditions are accepted and summer home-stay options are available for out of town dancers. Please contact our office.
August Intensive Ballet and Jazz Programs - ages 12+
Year-round general division programming is enhanced with this intensive daily 3-week ballet and jazz session designed to prepare dancers for the upcoming year.