Summer Training Programs

We offer six annual 2021 summer training programs; there is something for everyone in the summer at the Richmond Academy!

Junior Dance & Singing Camp/ Tap Bootcamp 

Monday, July 5th - Friday, July 9th, 2021

August Senior Summer Intensives

Monday, August 9th - Friday, August 27th, 2021

Announcing our Special Guest Artists 2021

Announcing our International Ballet & Contemporary Ballet Guest Artists EDMUND STRIPE (Choreographic Associate, Ballet Master, Alberta Ballet),  joined by Contemporary Guest Teacher KARISSA BARRY (Mascall Dance, Wen Wei Dance, Ballet Edmonton) and Ballet Guest Teacher RACHEAL PRINCE (Ballet BC, Lamon Dance, Alberta Ballet)

Out of town dancers, video submissions are accepted.

Please click here if you are interested in registration information.

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!

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.

Mon, Aug 9 - Fri, Aug 27

Ballet & Contemporary Intensive - ages 11+

Special international guests Edmund Stripe and Karissa Barry 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. Private coaching is also available to personalize your training. Further your skills, gain valuable contacts and enjoy everything the Academy has to offer!

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+

Hone your theatre chops with this pre-professional-level Musical Theatre Intensive! We are proud to have the expertise of our resident faculty alongside special Guest Artists for our 20th annual Musical Theatre Intensive.

This carefully developed course will train you intensely and seriously in the performing arts under the guidance of Vancouver’s finest working professionals providing you with the true essence of the Triple Threat!

This year’s Intensive will focus on highlights from Roald Dahl’s famous books including Matilda, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, James & The Giant Peach and Witches!   This will allow us to exploring different vocal styles and colours, character work, and our acting and dance classes that will continue to work on specialized areas of Musical Theatre.

Video auditions are accepted and summer home-stay options are available for out of town dancers. Please contact our office.

Summer Intensive - The Richmond Academy of Dance
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