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 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17
Leaps, Firebirds, Toe-touches, c-jumps, calypsos and more! This class will have you flying off the ground! Dancers will learn the proper technique to execute a variety of jumps.
Tuesdays in July (6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th)
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!
Mondays in July (5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th)
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 – Thursdays in July (8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th)
Session 2- Fridays in August (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th)
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 and Thursdays
June 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, and 29th
July 1st, 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th, 20th, and 22nd
Ages are approximate. Instructor may adjust dancer’s class as appropriate.
Craguns Dance Camp
Sun – Wed August 8-11th 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 2021.
$100 – non refundable deposit due at time of enrollment
2nd deposit due June 1st –$100
3rd and final payment due July 1st. Fundraising credits from Recital 2021 will
be added to 3rd and final payment.
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 16th -19th
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.
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.
August 4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th
Make Up Auditions: Consult the Director if a make up audition is needed
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 2021-2022 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 23rd-25th time TBA