Summer Competitive Classes

Summer 2019 is HOT with our classes, intensives, conventions and camps!

Enrollment opens February 1st. Reserve your place today as classes fill quickly!

Check our Summer Class Savings.

Technique Boot Camp

A “boot camp” of TECH! Includes all of the essentials of dance execution and performance. This camp will emphasize body alignment, turnout, stretched feet, flexibility, strength, kicks, leaps and turns. This camp is required for all currently competition dancer attending nationals. Highly recommended for any dancer wishing to enhance their skills and/or audition for a competition team. Prior dance experience required.

Required for all Team Dancers attending National Competition.

June 4,6,11,13


Leaps, Firebirds, Toe-touches, c-jumps, callipsos and more! This class will have you flying off the ground! Dancers will learn the proper technique to execute a variety of jumps.

Tuesdays July 2 – 30th


Love ‘em or hate ‘em turns are an essential part of dance technique. These classes will focus on technique, placement and execution of a multitude of turns including pirouettes, chaines, fouettes, a la seconds, floats, piques and MORE!

July 8,15,22,29

Flexibility & Conditioning

Flexibility is important in dance as it enables dancers to raise themselves to professional standards. Flexibility is a must to perform advanced skills such as develope, battment, extensions, tilts, leaps, etc. Join this class to take your flexibility to the next level.

Session 1 – June 14, 21, July 12, 19
Session 2- July 26, August 2, 9, 16

Taught by Barb Stanley

Ballet Intensive

Dedicated dancers ready to push their technique and ballet skills to the next level will love this summer long intensive. Progressing technique, dancers will also learn skills for flexibility and strengthening. Ballet History and terminology will also be included in this intensive. Appropriate for dancers committed to the discipline of ballet.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 11-20th, July 2nd,
No Class July 4th,
July 9th- August 1st.

Ages are approximate. Instructor may adjust dancer’s class as appropriate.

Craguns Dance Camp

Sun – Wed August 4-7th Brainerd MN

We DANCE, We swim, We DANCE, We have a Bonfire, We Dance, We Sing, We DANCE, We HAVE FUN! Dancers attend a variety of dance classes each day. A great place for Fun, Friends and Fellowship. ALL Classes will take place AT CRAGUNS!

Open to ages 9 & up (or with permission). Dancers must be registered for Fall 2019.

$100 – non refundable deposit due June 15th

2nd deposit due July 1st –$100

3rd and final payment due August 1st. Fundraising credits from Recital 2019 will
be added to 3rd and final payment.

Master Class Series

Join some of the best of the best instructors during our Master Class series. These classes are held throughout the summer and each has a unique style, teacher and focus. Choose all or individually

Read their Bios HERE.

Rachel Doran

June 7th 6:00-7:30pm

Alyssa Ness

July 8th 5:30-7pm

Lauren Kubitschek

July 26th 6:00-7:30pm

Darrius Strong

August 2nd 6-7:30pm

Jennifer James

August 23rd 6:00-7:30pm

Ballet Boot Camp

This camp is designed for dancers wishing to build their technique and passion for the art of ballet. The camp offers basic barre exercises, center practice and variations.

August 12th -15th

Taught By Haruna Asanuma

Pointe Add On

(Ballet Boot Camp required to enroll in Pointe Add-On)

Add this camp to Ballet Boot Camp to increase and improve your pointe skills. Dancers must have previous pointe experience and/or instructor permission.

August 12th-15th

Taught by Hauruna Asanuma

Competition Team Auditions & Class Placement

Dancers wishing to audition for a position on one of QC’s award winning competition teams are required to attend audition classes. Dancers who are new to QC or would like class placement are encouraged to attend these classes.

Audition classes are open to dancers ages 4 and up and will consist of a variety of dance genres.

Make Up Auditions August 14, 15 consult the Director if a make up audition is needed

Summer Intensive

Summer intensive will bring a variety of styles and skills to the dancer. This high intensity series of classes will include; technique, conditioning, flexibility, turns, leaps/jumps, tap, lyrical, jazz and clog. The summer intensive is required for all dancers placed on a competition team for the 2018-2019 season. All dancers are welcome to enroll in the intensive whether or not choosing to participate in a team. Dance experience required. Fee $120

August 19th-21st time TBA