Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Whimsical Woodlands & Fancy Fairy Day
This class is full
Thursday, June 27
Your tiny dancer will flutter along the pixie path through the whimsical woodlands as a ballerina fairy in this twinkling ballet camp! Dancers will focus on ballet basics and creative movement as well as imaginative activities performed with the friends they meet on this enchanted journey! This fanciful camp is full of fairy dancing, forest friends, whimsical craft, and so much more! Fairy attire encouraged.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Jazz/Modern/Contemporary Workshop
Thursday, June 27 at 6pm
This is a fun and energetic movement form where students learn to dance and perform basic jazz technique. Flexibility, jumps, and isolations are taught to create a stylized form of dance that draws from a number of different inspirations including Contemporary-Modern. Students will grasp a better understanding of parallel and turn out, with a strong focus on the spine and its relationship to every movement we do. This is an artistically creative class that encourages an exploration of movement.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Magical Mermaid Dance Day
This class is full
Tuesday, July 2
Your tiny dancer will shimmer and shine as a magical mermaid in this sweet ballet and creative movement dance day! We will create sparkling treasures too. It is sure to be a fin-astic time!
Tuesday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
In My Dance ERA
This class is full
July 8-10 5-6:30pm
Calling all SWIFTIES who love to dance! Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with Taylor Swift's iconic eras. Expect an abundance of glitter and glamour, where your sassy dance moves will shine like never before. Are you ready for it? Come decked out in your favorite Taylor Swift era attire! We'll teach you an exciting dance routine to one of her chart-topping hits. Additionally, we'll be creating vibrant color friendship bracelets to add an extra touch of fun to the camp!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
My Mini and Me Mini-Session
This class is full
Mondays, July 15, 22, 29 at 4:00pm
This is a fun and loving environment to encourage your child to learn and love the art of dance with the aide of your child’s caregiver. This class was designed to cultivate creativity and basic classroom etiquette and social skills (i.e. taking turns, following directions, listening and playing with others). We ignite your child's imagination with props and practice basic dance movement. No dress code.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Pre-Ballet July Mini-Session
This class is full
Mondays July 15, 22, 29
In Pre-Ballet, students will have fun exploring basic ballet positions and terminology while cultivating creativity to build self-confidence, poise and grace.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Ballet/Jazz/Hip Hop July Mini-Session
Mondays July 15, 22, & 29
In Ballet/Jazz/Hip Hop, students will learn elements of Ballet and Jazz to build a solid foundation of beginning terminology and technique. These two dance genres, though stylistically different, complement each other by strengthening technique in each. Flexibility, jumps and isolations are taught to create a stylized form of dance that draws from a number of different inspirations including Hip Hop We use a mix of both classical music and current upbeat music.
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Ballet Maintenance
Mondays July 15, 22, 29 at 5:45pm
Join us for our Ballet Maintenance Class, a short and focused session designed to help dancers maintain and refine their ballet technique. This class offers an opportunity to fine-tune your skills and keep your technique in top form. Don't let your ballet skills gather dust over the summer – join us for our Ballet Maintenance Class and keep your technique shining bright!
Monday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Flexibility Mini Session
Mondays, July 15, 22, 29
This class is designed to enhance a dancer’s strength, flexibility and performance of skills. Dancers’ bodies are conditioned and stretched through a variety of fitness forms (yoga, pilates, ballet, etc.)
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Rhinestone Rainbows & Unique Unicorns
July 17-19 8:30-11:30am
Your tiny dancer will prance on the sparkly rainbow as unique unicorns and shimmer & shine in this sweet ballet and jazz dance camp! This magical dance camp is full of dancing, crafts and all thing’s unicorns & rainbows! It is sure to be a magical time! Rainbow sparkle attire encouraged. Snacks included.
Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Lyrical
Thursday, July 25 at 6pm
Discover the beauty of fluid movement as we blend elements of ballet, contemporary, and jazz to create a captivating fusion of emotion and technique. Through gentle guidance and immersive choreography, dancers will explore storytelling through this workshop.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Poms Workshop
Tuesday, July 30 at 6pm
Join us for an exhilarating Poms Dance Workshop where you'll dive into the world of synchronized movements, jumps, kicks, and formations, all set to the pulse of upbeat music. Experience the magic of incorporating pom-poms, adding vibrant visual flair to your performance. Our instructor will guide you through dynamic spins, tosses, and formations that showcase the pom-poms' colorful nature. Discover the electrifying energy of Poms dance and unleash your inner performer in this high-energy, action-packed workshop.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Specialty/Extra Nutcracker Dance
ï‚© Students Enrolled in Dance A, B, or C for the 2024-2025 dance season can register for Additional Nutcracker/Specialty Dance taught in August for our 2024 December Nutcracker but must be enrolled in the Summer Intensive, at least 5 summer dance workshops, or mini session.
ï‚© Enroll by July 1st. $30 Fee + Costume Rental Fee.
ï‚© Any conflicts a dancer may have in August must be submitted in writing with enrollment as we create our rehearsal schedule around them.

6:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Summer Intensive
August 7-11 Monday-Friday from 9-4pm
Enrollment Deadline: Wednesday, July 20
Dancers will walk in studio the studio on Monday as one dancer and walk out on Friday a new one. This intensive is a game changer for those interested in improving and advancing their Ballet/Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Partnering, Lyrical, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, and much more! We are honored to provide the guest faculty along with our current faculty for this week. Pre-Req in last season’s Dance A, B, or C, 12+
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Poms Mini Camp
August 12-14 5pm
During this high energy Pom camp, you will learn stretches, technique and skills. This camp provides the opportunity to dance with Poms while learning a Pom Jazz routine. This routine will be performed on the last day of the camp. We will also be doing some fun activities to go along with our skills and techniques that we have learned all throughout the camp! Poms provided.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Pointe Workshop
Monday, August 12
This workshop is designed to help develop and improve a pointe dancers’ strength in and out of their pointe shoe. We will work and learn about safe practices for ankle mobility along with improve core strength for pointe work. Dancers must have been dancing in pointe shoes 2023-2024 dance season & enrolled in the intensive OR the workshops leading up to the pointe workshop to participate. *
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Perfect Pet Dance Pawty
Thursday, August 15 4pm
Calling all animal lovers and dance enthusiasts! Join us for a meow-velous "Purrfect Pet Dance Pawty" where furry friends and funky moves collide for an unforgettable dance extravaganza! In this paw-some event, dancers of all ages can bring along their favorite stuffed animals to groove and move together. From graceful cats to bouncy bunnies, every pet is welcome to strut their stuff on the dance floor! With a mix of fun-filled activities, including animal-inspired dance routines, creative movement games, and even a pet parade, this pawty promises laughter, friendship, and plenty of adorable moments. So grab your pet pals and get ready to boogie down at the "Purrfect Pet Dance Pawty" – where tails wag, paws tap, and memories are made!
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Candyland Adventure
August 19-21 4:30-6pm
Join us in the land of the sweets for this ballet and jazz camp! Your dancer will twist & shimmer in sprinkles in this sugary magical dance camp full of dancing, crafts and all thing’s candy and sweets.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Leaps/Turns/Jump! Workshop
Monday, August 19 6:15pm
This class will focus on perfecting the technical execution of turns, leaps, and jumps with a strong focus on flexibility and strength.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Hip Hop Workshop
Tuesday, August 20 6:15pm
This is a high energy class combining street dance with funk and jazz. Hip Hop teaches, coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm, and endurance. Music and dance steps are age appropriate.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Fashionista Dance Camp
Thursday, August 22 5pm
This unique camp is tailored for budding dancers with a passion for both fashion and dance, offering an exciting fusion of style and movement. Throughout the camp, dancers will: collaborate with fellow dancers to choreograph stylish and sophisticated dance routines that showcase their grace and attitude, in their creative costumes. We will end the camp with a glamorous fashion show finale, where dancers will showcase their custom-designed costumes and choreographed routines with confidence and style. Join us for a week of fashion-forward fun and fabulous dance exploration at the Fashionista Ballet Jazz Dance Camp – where every step is a statement and style reigns supreme!
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Jazz/Modern/Contemporary Workshop
Thursday, August 22
This is a fun and energetic movement form where students learn to dance and perform basic jazz technique. Flexibility, jumps, and isolations are taught to create a stylized form of dance that draws from a number of different inspirations including Contemporary-Modern. Students will grasp a better understanding of parallel and turn out, with a strong focus on the spine and its relationship to every movement we do. This is an artistically creative class that encourages an exploration of movement.
Thursday
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance
Ballet Variation Workshop
Tuesday, August 27 6:15pm
Dancers will learn a ballet variation from a famous ballet during this workshop.

Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Downstage Studio
Minocqua Dance