We at Legacy Studios in Downtown Durham, are excited to offer fun-filled camps throughout the year. There are a many options for all ages and for dancers, aerialists, and Broadway-wannabes.

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Theatre Camps / Workshops

Attire for all theatre classes, workshops and camps:

Comfortable clothing that you can move in easily and closed-toed shoes (NO flip-flops)

Bring a snack for long camp days.

 

Audition for Theatre Workshop (Three Dates)
Wednesday, June 8th, June 22nd, & July 20th
5:30p-7:00p
Ages: 11 and up

Description: Get ready for your next audition! This master class is designed for students to bring material; musical or monologues, and scenes for the coach to help workshop. A selection of material will also be available to get you working. Spots are limited. This is a great way to get ready for Fall school auditions!

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $30.00

After May 1 st Price: $40.00

Price is per workshop.

Last day to register for June 8th Workshop: May 25th.

Last day to register for June 22nd Workshop: June 8th.

Last day to register for July 20th Workshop: July 8th.

Broadway Camps / Workshops

Introduction to Broadway
Monday August 8th – Friday August 12th
Morning Session - 9:30a - 12:30p
Ages: 8-11 years old

Description: A camp for younger people interested in musical theater. Please make sure to bring shoes that are easy to move in (no flip-flops), and some snacks! Students will come away from this camp with a basic understanding of musical theater and having learned a few songs along the way.

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $225.00 for each session

After May 1st Price: $250

If a student registers for both Intro to Broadway and Aerial Silks 101 sessions, the total cost for the week is $375.00.

Last day to register for this camp is June 13th, 2016.


Broadway at Legacy
Monday August 15th – Friday August 19th
Full Day camp - 9:30a-4:30p
Ages: 7-16 years old

Description: Produce and perform a Broadway musical with costumes and sets for an audience in one week! We will be producing a mini-version of “Mary Poppins” with several of your favorites from this musical. No prior theatre experience needed! Bring a friend and catch the acting bug! Bring a snack! Rehearsing burns calories and works up an appetite! This has been a sellout camp in past years so register early and come have great fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $400.00

After May 1st Price: $475

Last day to register for this camp is July 5th, 2016.

 

Ballet Intensives

Attire: Any color leotard, tights and ballet and pointe shoes for girls. Fitted t-shirt or leotard and tights or bike shorts and ballet shoes any color for boys.

Ramp-up for Summer Intensives
June 13th-June 17th
June 20th-June 24th
9:30a-4:30p Daily
Ages: 11 and up

Requirements: These intensives are designed for the beginning intermediate-intermediate/advanced ballet dancer who needs to build up stamina for local or away programs during the summer. This camp is open to Ballet 2 and above.

Description: We will work on conditioning for dance, ballet technique, modern technique, pointe technique, classical variations, safe training habits, nutrition and anatomy, and dance history among other topics.

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $425.00

After May 1st Price $475.00

Price for both weeks: $800.00

Last day to register for either or both of these intensives June 1st, 2016.


Ballet Camps for Younger Children

Attire: Any type of dancewear and ballet shoes for girls: shorts, t-shirt and ballet shoes for boys

Princesses and Knights
July 18th – July 22nd, 2016
Morning Session - 9:30a-12:30p
Afternoon Session - 1:30p-4:30p
Ages: 5-8 years old

Description: Boys and girls explore fairy tales through dance, stories and craft activities. Both morning and afternoon sessions will offer dance class, choreography, crafts and storytimes. A performance will be presented at the end of the week. Children will create their own costumes for the performance.

Early Bird (Before May1 st) Price: $225.00 for each session

After May 1st Price: $250

If a student registers for both sessions, the cost for both sessions is $375.00.

Last day to register for this camp is July 11th, 2016.


Young Dancer Ballet Summer Intensive

July 18th - July 22nd, 2016
9:30a-4:30p
Ages: 8-13 years old

Description: The camp will be ballet-centered with guest teachers in contemporary, aerial, jazz and conditioning and flexibility. There will be arts and crafts and application of stage make-up.

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $425.00 / week

After May 1st Price: $450 / week

If a student registers for both sessions, the cost for both weeks is $775.00. After May 1st Price: $800

Last day to register for this camp is June 18th, 2016.


Swan Lake Camp

August 8th- August 12th, 2016
Morning Session - 9:30a-12:30p
Afternoon Session - 1:30p-4:30p
Ages: 6-9 years old

Description: Boys and girls explore the story of Swan Lake through dance, the story itself and craft activities. Both morning and afternoon sessions will offer dance class, choreography, crafts and storytimes. A performance will be presented at the end of the week. Children will create their own costumes for the performance.

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $225.00 for each session

After May 1st Price: $250

If a student registers for both sessions, the cost for both sessions is $375.00.

Last day to register for both weeks of this camp is June 20th, 2016.

Summer Ballet Classes

Summer Ballet Classes
Last day to register for these classes is June 1, 2016

Attire: Snug, fitted clothingand socks or ballet shoes for men and women. Pointe shoes are also welcome.

Ballet Basics: Tuesdays 6:30p-8:30p June 14th – Aug 16th

A ballet class for teens and adults who have never trained in ballet or their last dance class seems like a distant memory. Dust off your slippers, or try something new! Come learn classical ballet using the most recognized training curriculum in the nation, American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum. This is the year and the place to take the first steps towards your dancing dream.


Open Ballet
Thursdays 6:30p-8:30p June 16th – Aug 18th
Saturdays 11:00a-1:00p June 18th – Aug 20th

Advanced beginners through advanced intermediate dancers. Requires a minimum of 2 years serious ballet training. This mixed level class focuses on classical ballet technique with individualized instruction for each student. Using the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum, this class will further develop each dancers alignment, discipline, & technique.


Keep it Movin’, Movin' Movin'!
Wednesdays 4:00p-5:30p June 22th – Aug 3, 2016th

This ballet class is for ABT level 2 and 3, though level 4’s are welcome! This is an intermediate level of ballet for students who have mastered the basics Our class is designed to keep your technique sharp while honing your craft throughout the summer. We will be moving beyond the basics as we incorporate our skills in more intricate footwork and movement in the center.. The focus is on core strength, flexibility, alignment, and coordination as we apply those things in movement. Don’t lose all your hard work, be ahead of the class come Fall! .

Last Day to Register for Keep it Movin' is June 4th, 2016.
Aerial Camps, Classes / Workshops

Attire: For ALL Aerial and Lyra camps classes and workshops
Snug, fitted clothing that covers your joints, Bare feet for silks, socks for lyra. NO zippers or jewelry of any kind

 Aerial Camps

Aerial Silks Experience 101
Monday August 8th – Friday August 12th
Afternoon Session - 1:30p-4:30p
Ages: 8-11 years old

Description: This camp is for beginners on aerial fabrics. We will explore skills in a sling, use footlocks, and will try our hands and feet at climbing. Come and meet new friends, play aerial games and create, explore and have fun trying something new!

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $225.00

After May 1 st Price: $250

If a student registers for both Intro to Broadway and Aerial Silks 101 sessions, the total cost for the week is $375.00.

Last day to register for this camp is June 13th, 2016.


Circus Experience! Lyra, Acro, Yoga, Flexibility and Conditioning
June 20th-June 24th
Morning Session - 9:30a-12:30p
Ages: 10 and up

Description: One year aerial experience. Come and spend the week and learn what it takes to be a circus star! Learn partner acro and lyra, test your strengths with circus conditioning and skills. Don’t forget your flexibility training along with other circus arts. It takes all of this a more – YOU – to be a circus star. Come and find out if you have the chops for the Big Top!

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $225.00 for each session

After May 1st Price: $250

If a student registers for both Circus Experience and Just Silks sessions, the total cost for the week is $375.00.

Last day to register for this camp is June 6th, 2016.


Just Silks
June 20th- June 24th
Afternoon Session - 1:30-4:30
Ages: Tweens (11-15)

Description: This camp is for tweens with at least one year aerial silks experience. WE will explore new silks heights and inversions. Come and meet new friends, play aerial games, create choreography and achieve that elusive trick! Bring a snack as we burn lots of calories!

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $225.00 for each session

After May 1st Price: $250

If a student registers for both Circus Experience and Just Silks sessions, the total cost for the week is $375.00.

Last day to register for this camp is June 6th, 2016.


Aerial Workshops

Two Day Guide to Professional Performance Workshop
July 16th and July 17th, 2016
1:00p-4:00p Saturday and Sunday

4:30p-5:00p Sunday Free Performance

Ages: 16 and up with permission of the instructor

Note: Student must register for and attend both days as workshop cannot be split up .

Description: The first part of this two day workshop will focus on musicality, choreography and dance. The second part on Day 2, will focus on costuming and makeup. This workshop is for the experienced aerialist who is comfortable being in the air for several minutes at a time while repeatedly executing choreographic sequences. Apparatuses available are single and double point lyras, single point trapeze and silks. This two day workshop will culminate in a free performance on Sunday July 17 th at 4:30 at Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts.

Early Bird (Before May 1st) Price: $100.00

After May 1st Price: $125

Last day to register for this workshop is June 30th, 2016.


Introduction to Aerial Fabric Workshop
Monday August 1st, 2016
6:00p-8:00p
Ages: Adults

Description: No experience needed in this one evening workshop! Students will get off the ground and go upside down and have some laughs! You will learn skills in the sling, footlocks and try your hand at climbing. This is an ideal way to try something new, have a great time and see if you are ready for more. Bring a friend and enjoy it twice as much!

Workshop Price: $45.00

Last day to register for this workshop is July 23, 2016.


Aerial Sampler for Adults with Gena and Melinda
Sunday, August 14th, 2016
2:00p-4:30p
Ages: 14 and up with little or no aerial experience

Description: Come explore basic of aerial lyra and fabrics. The class will give you a taste of going upside-down, sitting and hanging from a hoop, climbing silks, footlocks and more.

Workshop Price: $45.00

Last day to register for this workshop is August 1, 2016.


Aerial Silks Sequencing and Choreography Workshop
Saturday , June 25th, 2016
2:00p-4:00p
Ages: 14 and up

Description: Come explore basic principles for developing silks choreography: sequencing, transitions, and expressions!!

This workshop is for adult and teens with at least 6 months of aerial silks training, solid foundational skills and technique who are wanting to learn how to improve their silks choreography. Be prepared to repeat sequencing a number of times as you would in a rehearsal setting.

Early Bird (Before May 1st): $40

After May 1st: $50

Last day to register for this workshop is June 12th, 2016.


Aerial Silks Choreographic Lab
Saturday, July 9th, 2016
2:00p-4:00p
Ages: 14 and up

Description: Work on your own choreography with one-to-one personalized feedback. This open lab is for students with at least 6 months of aerial silks training and at a minimum solid foundational skills and techniques. The instructor will guide a warm-up followed by open lab time as the instructor provides feedback on choreography to each student. Come prepared to work at your own pace on a piece you are already developing on the silks. Please bring your music on either a CD or mP3 player and, if you have it, bring a device to video your progress.

Early Bird (Before May 1st): Price $20

After May 1st: Price $30

Last day to register for this lab workshop is June 25th, 2016.


Aerial Classes: Last day to register for these classes is June 1, 2016.

Flexibility for All
Tuesdays June 14th–August 2nd, 2016
5:30p-6:30p
Ages: 10 and up

Description: This class is for everyone! All states of flexibility or lack thereof come spend an hour decompressing, lengthening and releasing it all. Leave feeling good down to your bones!


Mixed Level Lyra
Tuesdays June 14th–August 2nd, 2016
5:30p-6:30p
Ages: 10 and up

Description: Come and spend some time on the hoop (the aerial hoop that is)! Explore above, below, in and around the definitive shape of the circle. This class will get you fit, give you unique skills and you will have fun the whole time! Bring a friend to double your fun!


Aerial Fabrics 2/3
Thursdays June 16th–Aug 4th
6:00p-7:15p
Ages: 14 and up

Description: This mixed-level class is for adults and teens 14+ with solid foundational (or beyond) silks vocabulary and technique who can invert strongly in the air. As appropriate for each student, class will focus on building strength and technique for inversions and hipkeys and working from these positions for climbs, drops, and other skills.


Continuing Beginning Aerial Silks
Wednesdays June 15th–August 3 rd, 2016
6:15p-7:30p
Ages: Adults

Description: This class is for adults with at least nine months of aerial silks training. Class will focus heavily on technique, strengthening and refining foundation-level vocabulary.


Kid's Mixed Level Aerial Fabrics
Thursdays June 16th-July 7th, 2016
4:00p-5:00p
Ages: 8-11 years old

Description: Learn fun poses in footlocks and slings. Climb and descend the fabrics like a circus pro. Each class allows time for creative exploration and play. This class is for anyone with or without aerial experience.


Tweens Mixed Level Aerial Fabrics
Thursdays June 16th-July 7th, 2016
5:00p-6:15p
Ages: 12-15 year old

Description: Each student will be working within their own abilities on skills from footlocks, sling and different ways to climb. We will focus on strengthening, technique and we will develop endurance through choreography. This is a class for those with or without aerial experience.

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