Sundance July 2 - 20, 2018 a summer dance

Sundance


Program July 2 - 20, 2018 a summer dance intensive for ages 8-19.

Join us for the 21st edition of SunDance in association with the Royal Academy of Dance – the only summer intensive in the world to combine RAD Ballet and Limón Modern. With world-class instruction from leading dance artists from across the globe, this full-day, three week intensive provides young dancers ages 8-19 with the means to realize their artistic potential in a professional, interdisciplinary atmosphere.

Acceptance to SunDance 2018 is by audition only. Keep reading below to learn more about the programs and how to audition.

PROGRAMS


All dancers train in RAD Ballet and Limón modern, in addition to enjoying our "Surprise Wednesdays" which include special masterclasses in styles such as Hip Hop, Bollywood, Afro-Caribbean, and Musical Theatre. Culminating the three weeks, each group will perform on the last day of the intensive in an in-studio Showcase for friends and family.


​Program A - Advanced


Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Techniques

Modern Repertoire & Composition OR Classical Repertoire & Pointe

Prerequisites: Minimum 3 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 8 / Intermediate or equivalent.*
Advanced dancers may also consider applying for Ignite!, an auditioned, one week, pre-professional summer dance program for artists between the ages of 15 and 22 with a focus on the creative process. Ignite! will directly follow SunDance from July 23-28, 2018.


Program B - Intermediate

Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Techniques

Modern Repertoire, Spanish Character & Jazz

Prerequisites: Minimum 2 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 7 / Intermediate Foundation or equivalent.*



Program C - Elementary

Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Techniques

Modern Repertoire, Character & Jazz

Prerequisites: Minimum 1 year modern and/or RAD Gr. 2 or equivalent.* 8-year-olds with no previous dance training should consider CCDT's Summer Arts program.



Introductory Program (C Intro) July 02-06, 2018


A one-week course combined with Program C, designed to introduce young dancers (ages 8-12) to intensive training. Program C Intro culminates with an open house on Friday July 06, inviting family and friends to observe Intro dancers' final day of classes.

​*Program placement is determined by audition. A dancer's Program placement may change within the first two days of the intensive, at the discretion of the instructors.


HOW TO APPLY - AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

Acceptance to SunDance 2018 is by audition only. Auditioning dancers may also apply for acceptance to Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre's Company and Apprentice Programs. Live auditions take place at CCDT's studios in downtown Toronto.




DANCERS AGES 8-13 | Sunday February 25, 2018
Ages 8-10 from 10:00 - 11:30am
Ages 11-13 from 12:00 - 2:00pm

Prerequisite: a minimum of 1 year of ballet and/or modern dance training

DANCERS AGES 14-18 | Sunday March 4, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm

Prerequisite: a minimum of 3 years of ballet and/or modern dance training

​Applicants unable to attend a live audition may submit a video audition by no later than June 15th, 2018. Full details for all audition procedures are included in the forms available for download below.

Register to audition now

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