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Don’t delay, discover and explore all that WSPA has to offer this summer!

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We are excited to celebrate WSPA’s 31st Summer with an array of wonderful summer programs and classes for all ages and experience levels! We’re offering everything from twice-a-week classes for beginners looking to explore dance and theatre for the very first time, to daily training camps geared for students who want to grow in their craft while still discovering new methods and movement. Students have the option to pick and choose what/how they learn this summer! No matter what class options students decide on, they are guaranteed an amazing summer filled with fun discovery and exploration. To top it all off, we plan to celebrate our 31st Summer Anniversary with a very special outdoor culminating performance on the 31st of July!

*Please note: The culminating performance is subject to change based on San Mateo County’s COVID-19 guidelines. Only students enrolled in all three weeks of the summer program will participate. 

CELEBRATING OUR 31ST SUMMER ANNIVERSARY

Exciting Camps and Classes for all ages & levels!

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KINDER DANCE CAMP

FOR AGES 4-6

No experience necessary! The Kinder Dance Camp is a great opportunity to explore the magical world of dance. The camp focuses on introducing theatre, dance, and arts and crafts in a fun and safe setting that will stimulate the child’s creativity, imagination, and innate passion to dance. Students will learn short routines to perform in the summer showcase!

Option A (In-Person) - Meets Daily  -  July 12 – July 30  

*Maximum No. of Students:  8 students. 

Tuition:  $500.00 for 3 weeks (2 hrs/day) (No prorating per day allowed)

Time: 9:30am-11:30am - Daily Mon-Fri

*Select “Kinder Dance Camp A" at registration

 

Option B (Online Only) - Meets M-W-F - July 12 - July 30

Tuition: $350.00 for 3 weeks (2hrs/day)

Time:  9:30-11:30am - Mon/Wed/Fri

*Select “Kinder Dance Camp B" at registration

 

 

 

Students will take a minimum of 2 hours of instruction per day having classes in ballet, jazz, lyrical, Hula/Tahitian. Each week will have a theme, i.e, Disney, Under the Big Top, and Summer Fun. 

Sample Daily Schedule: 

Daily - 9:30-10:15 - Ballet

2xWeek - Lyrical/Creative Movement

2xWeek - Tahitian/Hula

2xWeek - Jazz

1xWeek - Rehearsal for the Showcase

1xWeek - Arts & Craft

PERFECT FOR BEGINNING DANCERS!

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TWICE-A-WEEK

CLASSES

FOR AGES 3-18

JULY 12 - JULY 30

Twice-a-week classes are perfect for beginners and continuing General School students age 4-18 who want to move and explore the different dance styles!  We will offer twice-a-week classes in ballet, ballet ‘n tap combo, ballet n' jazz combo, ballet n' creative movement, jazz, hip hop, hula/tahitian, musical theatre, and tap .

Ballet n' Tap

This class combines ballet and tap techniques. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of these two dance forms in a fun and entertaining way. Building self-esteem, enhancing the child's ability to interact with the class, and developing team effort are additional positive benefits a student gains from the class.

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Ballet n' Tap w/ Ms. Jadyn (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Tue/Thu 4:00pm - 4:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students)

  • Ages 5-6, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 5:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students)

*Select “B&T 3-4" or "B&T 5-6" at registration

Ballet & Creative Movement

Students challenge their imaginations while learning ballet fundamentals and explore creative movement!

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Ballet & Creative Movement w/ Ms. Jadyn (VIRTUAL ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Mon/Wed 3:00pm - 3:45pm

  • Ages 5-6, Mon/Wed 4:00pm - 4:45pm

*Select “BA & Creative Movement"  at registration

Ballet n' Jazz

Students use ballet technique as the foundation to strengthening this form of dance. Isolations, extensions, and contractions are integrated into achieving a balanced knowledge of modern, classical, and popular jazz movements.

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Ballet n' Jazz w/ Ms. Alexis (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Mon/Wed 4:15pm - 5:00pm (Class Limit 8 Students)

*Select “BA & Jazz" at registration

Ballet

Students build muscle strength and toning, enhance proper posture and carriage, and develop grace and coordination. Two technique styles are used: Royal Academy of Dance and Vaganova. 

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Pre Ballet w/ Ms. Soraia (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Tue/Thu 3:00pm - 3:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students)

*Select “Pre BA" at registration

Ballet w/ Ms. Soraia (HYBRID) 

  • Ages 5-6, Tue/Thu 4:00pm - 4:45pm 

  • Ages 7-9, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 5:45pm 

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Class Protocol

*Select “BA 5-6"  or "BA 7-9" at registration

Ballet w/ Ms. Jadyn (HYBRID) 

*Select “BA 10+" at registration

Hip Hop

Students will get their bodies moving while exploring rhythm and coordination through Hip Hop foundation!

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Hip Hop w/ Ms. Mel (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 4-6, Tue/Thu 3:00pm - 3:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students)

*Select “Hip Hop 4-6" at registration

Hip Hop w/ Ms. Mel (HYBRID) 

  • Ages 7-9, Tue/Thu 4:00pm - 4:45pm 

  • Ages 10-12, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 5:45pm

  • Ages 13+, Tue/Thu 6:00pm - 6:45pm

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Class Protocol

*Select “Hip Hop" at registration

Jazz

Students use ballet technique as the foundation to strengthening this form of dance. Isolations, extensions, and contractions are integrated into achieving a balanced knowledge of modern, classical, and popular jazz movements.

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Jazz w/ Ms. Alexis (HYBRID) 

  • Ages 5-8, Mon/Wed 5:15pm - 6:00pm

  • Ages 9+, Mon/Wed 6:15pm - 7:00pm

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Class Protocol

*Select “Jazz 5-8" or "Jazz 9+" at registration

Musical Theatre

Classes are taught to vocalize and work as an ensemble in a song and dance routine. Students train their voices, face, and body as they prepare to sing, dance, and play their favorite characters in Broadway musical reviews. A thorough knowledge of characterization, dramatization, interpretation of music and the story is achieved as the students learn to perform.

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Musical Theatre w/ Ms. Samantha B. & Ms. Samantha G. 

(IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Mon/Wed 4:00pm - 4:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students) 

*Select “MT 3-4" at registration

Musical Theatre w/ Ms. Samantha B. & Ms. Samantha G. 

(HYBRID) 

  • Ages 5-8, Mon/Wed 5:00pm - 5:45pm

  • AGES 9+, Mon/Wed 6:00 - 6:45pm

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Class Protocol

*Select “MT 5-8" or "MT 9+" at registration

Hula & Tahitian

Students are introduced to the beautiful Polynesian culture through song and dance!

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Pre Hula w/ Auntie Morgan (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • Ages 3-4, Mon/Wed 3:00pm - 3:45pm (Class Limit 8 Students) 

*Select “Pre Hula" at registration

Hula & Tahitian w/ Auntie Morgan (HYBRID) 

  • Ages 5-7, Mon/Wed 4:00pm - 4:45pm

  • Ages 8-11, Mon/Wed 5:00 - 5:45pm

  • Ages 12+, Mon/Wed 6:00 - 6:45pm

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Class Protocol

*Select “Poly" at registration

Tap

Students learn proper tap technique and develop coordination.  A sense of rhythm, clarity of sounds, and precision in advanced choreography is the class emphasis.

Registration: $35.00

Summer Tuition:  $120.00 (In-Person), $90.00 (Virtual)

Dates: Saturday July 12 – July 30 (6 Classes Total)

Class Time: 45 minutes

Tap Beginners w/ Ms. LoRee (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • All Ages, Mon/Wed 6:30pm - 7:15pm (Class Limit 8 Students) 

Tap Intermediate w/ Ms. LoRee (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • All Ages, Mon/Wed 7:15pm - 8:15pm (Class Limit 8 Students) 

Tap Intermediate/Advanced w/ Ms. LoRee (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

  • All Ages, Mon/Wed 8:15pm - 9:15pm (Class Limit 8 Students) 

  • NOTE: Prior approval needed before joining this class. If interested, please email us at wspa1@sbcglobal.net

*Select “Tap" at registration

PERFORMANCE

DANCE CAMP

FOR AGES 5-18

JULY 12 - JULY 31

The Performance Dance Camp is designed for students who have creative minds, a love for movement, and a desire to achieve excellence. The camp focuses on the student who is beyond recreational dance and is willing to explore and embrace the challenges of different dance disciplines. A wide variety of disciplines with an emphasis on strong classical and contemporary technique will be taught by resident master teachers and visiting guest teachers and choreographers.

Campers will be grouped according to age & ability. 

Pink

Age 5-8

Min. 2 Year Experience

Blue

Age 9-16

Min. 4 Year Experience

Yellow

Age 9-11

Min. 3 Year Experience

Red

Age 12-18

Min. 4 Year Experience

Note: First-time WSPA students will be assessed on the first day of camp for proper camp placement. 

Sample Schedule for Pink and Yellow Camp:  

Daily  - 9:00 -10:15 - Ballet 

2xWeek - Jumps and Turns

2xWeek -  Jazz

2xWeek - Tahitian

2xWeek -  Modern/Contemporary/Improvisation

1xWeek - Rehearsal for Culminating Performance

1xWeek - Nutcracker Repertoire

 

Blue Camp Schedule

  • Jazz with Ms. Alexis

    • ​Mon/Wed, 2:30pm-4:15pm 

  • Contemporary/Improv Master Class with Guest Master Teacher
    • Tue/Thu, 2:30pm-4:30pm​  
  • Dancer's Wellness Workshop
    • Friday, 2:30pm-4:30pm​ 
  • Ballet with Ms. Jessica & Ms. Kira

    • Mon-Fri, 4:30pm-6:00pm 

  • Pointe with Mr. Adam

    • Mon/Wed, 6:00pm-7:00pm​ 

  • Rehearsal

    • Tue/Thu, 6:00pm-7:00pm​

 

Red Camp Schedule

  • Ballet with Mr. Adam

    • ​Mon-Fri, 8:30am-10:00am 

  • Pointe with Guest Master Teacher
    • Tue/Thu, 10:00am-11:00am 
  • Improvisation with Ms. Kira/Ms. Hadassah
    • Mon/Wed, 1:30pm-3:00pm 
  • Jazz with Ms. Alexis
    • Tue/Thu, 1:30pm-3:00pm​ 
  • Contemporary with Ms. Kira/Ms. Hadassah/Mr. Erik

    • Tue/Thu, 4:45pm-6:45pm

  • Dancer's Wellness Workshop

    • Friday, 10:30pm-12:30pm 

  • Student Choreo Open Studio 

    • Mon/Wed, 10:30am-12:30pm 

WSPA MASTER TEACHERS

ADAM SAGE - Former Assistant to the Philippine National Artist, Alice Reyes, Ballet Master of Ballet Philippines, and Director of Milwaukee Ballet. 

JESSICA ANGELES - WSPA Alumna, Santa Clara University BFA in Dance, Ballet Mistress of Junior Performance Program

ALEXIS PINEDA - WSPA alumna, UCI BFA in Dance, Head of Jazz and Modern/Contemporary Dance

 

GUEST MASTER TEACHERS

*Subject to change based on SMC's COVID-19 Guidelines

 

KIRA FARGAS - WSPA Alumna, University of Arizona BFA in Dance, New Dialect company member

HADASSAH PERRY - FSPA Alumna, KCDC Dance Journey Program (Israel), New Dialect company member

ERIK DEBONO - WSPA Alumna, Adelphi University BFA in Dance, dawsondancesf Company, Oakland Ballet Company, Parsons Dance Company.

KAREN CHUANG - Karen Chuang is a dancer, teacher and choreographer based out of Los Angeles. Karen has appeared in a variety of TV shows, live events, and toured with artists including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga.  She has been a member of Entity Contemporary Dance since 2009. 

The Performance Dance Camp will provide classes that will inspire, ignite, and challenge the dance spirit in them!

OPTION A

Hybrid Camp

Pink and Yellow Camp

$900.00 for three weeks or $400.00 for one week

9:00am-12:00pm - Meets Daily  -  July 12 – July 30  

*Select “Pink Camp A"  or "Yellow Camp A" at registration

 

Blue and Red Camp

$1,200.00 for three weeks or $500.00 for one week

Meets Daily (Class times on the left) -  July 12 – July 31  

*Select “Blue Camp A"  or "Red Camp A" at registration

OPTION B

Virtual Only Camp

Pink and Yellow Camp

$675.00 for three weeks (25% discount) or $400.00 for one week

9:00am-12:00pm - Meets Daily  -  July 12 – July 31

*Select “Pink Camp B"  or "Yellow Camp B" at registration

 

Blue and Red Camp

$900.00 for three weeks (25% discount) or $500.00 for one week

Meets Daily (Class times on the left) -  July 12 – July 31  

*Select “Blue Camp B"  or "Red Camp B" at registration

OPTION C

Ballet Technique Only

Pink and Yellow Level Ballet

$375.00 Daily Classes for three weeks

$250.00 Meets 3x-week for three weeks

$175.00 Daily Classes for one week

Pink Camp - 9:00am-10:15am

Yellow Camp - 9:00am-10:15am

*Select “Pink Camp C"  or "Yellow Camp C" at registration

Blue and Red Level Ballet *Pointe Class not included

$450.00 Daily Classes for three weeks

$300.00 Meets 3x-week for three weeks

Blue Camp - 4:30pm-6:00pm

Red Camp - 8:30am-10:00am

*Select “Blue Camp C"  or "Red Camp C" at registration

Additional Pointe Class

$20.00 per 1-hour pointe class

$120.00 6 pointe classes for 1-hour

Blue Camp - Mon/Wed - 6:00pm-7:00pm

Red Camp - Tue/Thu - 10:00am-11:00am

*Select “Blue Camp C (BA Pointe)" 

or "Red Camp C (BA Pointe)" at registration

(No discount for Virtual Only Classes)

OPTION D

Red Camp Only* Jazz / Modern / Contemporary / Improvisation / Student Choreography / Showcase Rehearsal / Dancer's Wellness

Red Camp

$770.00 Daily classes for three weeks

  • Jazz with Ms. Alexis

    • ​Tue/Thu, 1:30pm-3:00pm

  • Contemporary Master Class with Ms. Kira/Ms. Hadassah/Mr. Erik
    • Tue/Thu, 4:45pm-6:45pm​
  • Improvisation
    • Mon/Wed, 1:30pm-3:00pm with Ms. Kira/Ms. Hadassah​
  • Dancer's Wellness Workshop
    • Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Student Choreo Open Studio 
    • Mon/Wed, 10:30am-12:30pm

 

*Select "Red Camp D" at registration

Drop-In Master Class w/ Guest Teacher

$55.00 per master class

 

Blue Camp Master Class

  • Contemporary/Improv

    • Tues/Thur, 2:30pm-4:30pm

 

Red Camp Master Class

  • Contemporary

    • Tues/Thur, 4:45pm-6:45pm

*Select "Blue Master Class" or "Red Master Class" 

& choose desired class date at registration

(No discount for Virtual Only Classes)

PRE-PROFESSIONAL

INTENSIVE

IN CLASSICAL BALLET & CONTEMPORARY

FOR AGES 7-18

JULY 12 - AUGUST 6

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Acceptance by invitation or audition only*

Audition Schedule: 

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Juniors Age 8-13 - 9:00 - 10:25am

Seniors Age 12-18 - 10:35am - 12:00pm

Missed Auditions? 

click here to contact the WSPA Office to schedule a make-up audition.

This intense training is geared to dramatically improve the student's flexibility, strength, extension, turns, and placement. Recommended only to the serious student, this intensive will focus first and foremost on strengthening the student’s ballet technique while understanding the anatomy of the body and broadening the dancer’s vocabulary. There will be two levels of training, based on age.

 

Those accepted are given a scholarship to attend the Performance Dance Camp courses as schedule permits from July 12 to 31. Students who attend the entire 3 weeks of the Performance Dance Camp will participate in the culminating performance of the camp. Special rehearsals will be scheduled in preparation for the culminating performance.

Hybrid Intensive Tuition:  

$1,500.00 Daily classes for four weeks; $900.00 for one week

Virtual Only Intensive Tuition:

$1,125.00 Daily classesfor four weeks (25% discount); $900.00 for one week 

INTENSIVE GUEST MASTER TEACHERS

*Subject to change based on SMC’s COVID-19 Guidelines

SLAWOMIR, IRENA, MICHAEL, & SLAWOMIR JR. WOZNIAK

Directors and Faculty of Master Ballet Academy and Phoenix Ballet, August 2 to 6

COURSES:

Classical ballet technique, Pointe, Variation, Partnering, Contemporary, Choreography; 1 Week Intensive with Master Ballet Academy Directors

Junior Pre-Professional Schedule

  • Ballet Technique/Point/Conditioning/Variation w/ Mr. Adam

    • Mon-Fri, 10:15am-1:15pm​

Junior Pre-Professional *Optional to take for FREE! 

  • Jazz with Ms. Alexis

    • ​Mon/Wed - 2:30pm-4:15pm

  • Contemporary/Improv Master Class with Guest Master Teacher

    • Tue/Thu - 2:30pm-4:30pm​

  • Dancer's Wellness Workshop

    • Friday - 2:30pm-4:30pm​

Senior Pre-Professional Schedule

  • Ballet Technique/Pointe/Variation/Partnering w/ Mr. Adam

    • Mon-Fri, 1:30pm-4:30pm​

Senior Pre-Professional *Optional to take for FREE!

  • Contemporary/Improv Master Class with Ms. Kira/Ms. Hadassah /Mr. Erik
    • Tue/Thu, 4:45pm-6:45pm​
  • Dancer's Wellness Workshop
    • Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Student Choreo Open Studio 
    • Mon/Wed, 10:30am-12:30pm

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Our two themes for 2021 are...

 

9:00am-12:00pm

MY LITTLE PONY MOVIE!

1:00pm-4:00pm

FROZEN JR PRODUCTION

(leads open to ages 8+)

Option A (In-Person) - Meets Daily -  July 12 – July 31  

*Maximum No. of Students:  12 students. 

Tuition:  $850.00 for 3 weeks (3 hrs/day) or $300.00 per week (No prorating per day allowed)

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm

*Select “MT Camp A 9AM" or "MT Camp A 1PM" at registration

 

Option B (Online Only) - Meets Daily - July 12 - July 31

Tuition: $750.00 for 3 weeks (3hrs/day) or $275.00 per week (No prorating per day allowed)

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm

*Select “MT Camp B 9AM"  or "MT Camp B 1PM" at registration

Campers will receive a truly unique collaborative musical theatre experience with passionate and caring educators in the following areas:

DANCE

Choreography in musical theatre dance of all styles, including tap, jazz and ballet.

SELF CARE

Along with training in musical theatre arts, students will also be able to participate in activities throughout the day to help foster balance, peace and mindfulness. 

VOICE

Group and one-on-one instruction grounded in authentic, healthy and legitimate musical theatre technique and style. 

THEATRE

Acting, character development, compelling storytelling, improvisation, scene work, acting techniques and theatre games.

PRODUCTION

Emphasis on professional etiquette, rehearsal technique and performance styles.  Students will showcase their skills in either an in person showcase in a theatre or in an online performance pending current state and local Covid protocols and regulations.

THE COMPANY

 INTENSIVE

JULY 12 - JULY 23

Students will be challenged to express themselves and explore their own boundaries while being supported by their peers.  Each class will be taught by a Company instructor whose choreography will provide high level training in movement, technique, and musicality. 

More info coming soon!

HYBRID MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

FOR AGES 4-18

JULY 12 - JULY 31

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BOYS BALLET SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

FOR AGES 7-16

JULY 12 - JULY 31

The program is 100% scholarship based, meaning that tuition is waived if accepted into the program.

We at WSPA are excited to be building and supporting the

next generation of exciting male dancers!

This is an audition-only program* making classes accessible to boys that have a desire to dance in a nurturing and confidence building environment.

Audition Schedule

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021

Ages 7-11 - 1:30pm-2:15pm

Ages 12-16 - 2:30pm-3:30pm

Missed Auditions? 

click here to contact the WSPA Office to schedule a make-up audition.

WSPA's new Boys Ballet Program will be headed by WSPA’s Ballet Master Adam Sage, bringing with him over 40 years of international teaching, coaching and performing experience. The program is designed specifically to meet the technical and physical needs of the aspiring male dancer while keeping in mind the emotional support needed for any young male looking to begin or continue his training in today’s world.

Classes will be tailored to each level and age group, using a standardized syllabus created by Mr. Sage with each individual student’s needs in mind. The structure of classes will include ballet barre and center exercises specifically geared to prepare the male student with the needed foundation to create a well rounded and complete dancer. 

Class Schedule

July 12 - July 31 (Three Weeks of Classes)

Mon - Wed - Fri

Ages 7-11, 5:00pm-5:45pm

Ages 12-16, 5:00pm-6:30pm

The benefits of dance training far outreach the lessons learned in the studio. It is a well known fact that the benefits of dance include building character, confidence, coordination, self motivation and life skills that will carry through the rest of a students life.

We will be accepting boys 7- 16 years old, no former dance experience is required. Candidates should demonstrate a good attention span, a desire to learn, and the ability to follow instruction.  

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