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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. 

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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 A1 (In-Person) - Meets Daily  -  July 12 – July 30  CAMP FULL

*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

 

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. 

HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS:

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 FULL)

  • Ages 5-6, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 5:45pm (CLASS FULL)

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 FULL)

*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 5-8, Tue/Thu 4:00pm - 4:45pm 

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Classes

*Select “BA 5-8"  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) CLASS FULL

  • Ages 4-6, Tue/Thu 3:00pm - 3:45pm (CLASS FULL)

Hip Hop Teacher w/ Ms. Micha & Ms. Sophia (IN-PERSON ONLY) CLASS FULL

  • Ages 4-6, Tue/Thu 3:15pm - 4:00pm (CLASS FULL)

*Select “Hip Hop 4-6" at registration

Hip Hop w/ Ms. Mel (HYBRID) 

  • Ages 7-9, Tue/Thu 4:00pm - 4:45pm (CLASS FULL)

  • Ages 10-12, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 5:45pm (CLASS FULL)

  • Ages 18+, Tue/Thu 6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Classes

*Select “Hip Hop" 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. 

(HYBRID) 

  • Ages 5-8, Mon/Wed 5:00pm - 5:45pm 

  • Click to learn more about our Hybrid Classes

*Select “MT 5-8" 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

Poly w/ Auntie Morgan (IN-PERSON ONLY)

  • Ages 4-6, Mon/Wed 4:00pm - 4:45pm 

*Select “Poly 4-6" 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 Intermediate 1 w/ Ms. LoRee (IN-PERSON ONLY) 

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

Tap Intermediate 2 w/ Ms. LoRee (IN-PERSON ONLY) 1 SPOT LEFT

  • 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

Adult Classes

Get moving and try something new! Bring a friend and enjoy  any of our Adult classes this Summer!

Registration: $35.00

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

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

Class Time: 1hr 

Hip Hop Adults w/ Ms. Mel

  • 18+, Tue/Thu 6:00pm - 7:00mp  

  • Select "Hip Hop ADULTS" at registration

Ballet Adults w/ Ms. Reina

  • 18+, Tue/Thu 5:00pm - 6:00pm  

  • Select "BA ADULTS" at registration

Polynesian Adults w/ Auntie Morgan

  • 18+, Mon/Wed 5:00pm - 6:00pm 

  • Select "Poly ADULTS" 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. 

HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS:

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 BA in Education & Theater Arts (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.

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 with Jadell Lee
    • Friday 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Student Choreo Open Studio 
    • Mon/Wed, 11:30am-1:30pm

 

*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

HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS:

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 w/ Ms. Malu

    • Friday - 2:30pm-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 with Jadell Lee
    • Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Student Choreo Open Studio 
    • Mon/Wed, 11:30am-1:30pm

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Our 2021 theme is...

1:00pm-4:00pm

FROZEN JR PRODUCTION

(leads open to ages 8+)

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

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm - CAMP FULL

*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)

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

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DANCE

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

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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. 

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VOICE

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

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THEATRE

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

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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.

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!

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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.  

HIP HOP SUMMER INTENSIVE
JULY 12 - JULY 30

The Hip Hop Performance Program Intensive

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*Students must be recommended by their current Teacher or a member of Hip Hop Advanced, JrAPT, or JRs

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Students will grow their movement vocabulary by learning different techniques, foundations and styles of choreography.

They will also expand their understanding of music and the connection between music and movement.

Lastly, students will have opportunities to learn and grow with others around them, by working within small groups to practice teamwork and social skills.

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A three week training intensive designed to push students movement, pick-up, retention, and performance. 

Schedule

Week 1: Mon/Wed/Fri (July 12, July 14, July 16) - 7:00pm-9:30p

 

Week 2: Mon/Wed/Fri (July 19, July 21, July 23) - 7:00pm-9:30p

Week 3: Mon/Wed/Fri (July 26, July 28,July 30) - 7:00pm-9:30p

Attendance

30-40 students max 

Students must be between the ages of 10-17. 

Students must be recommended by their current teacher or enrolled in:

  • Hip Hop Advanced

  • Hip Hop JrAPT

  • Hip Hop JRs

 

Pricing:

Tuition: $400.00 for 3 weeks (2.5 hrs/day) 

*Students will be required to enroll in all three weeks and attend every session. No drop-ins allowed.