Summer Term

Summer at Kinetics

About our offerings:

  • Classes highlighted in gray are offered in partnership with Howard County Recreation and Parks and meet in 6-10 week sessions.
  • Yoga & Fitness classes are also listed on our schedules but run in 10-18 week sessions.  Learn More (with link to yoga and fitness page).
  • Need Assistance? Contact us for more information
Summer Term offers great opportunities to stay strong and maintain technique or try something brand new! Our summer offerings offer a breadth of technique and styles for students of all ages, returning and new:
2019 Summer Session 1:  June 24th-July 21st
2019 Summer Session II: July 22nd-August 18th.

Use promo code SUMMER15 to receive a $15 discount when registering for BOTH sessions (one discount per family/account) Register Here.

Dance Intensives

Registration is now OPEN!

Register before May 15th, 2019 and receive a $20 discount. Enter promo code INTENSE at registration to receive this discount. Dancers will be grouped according to age and ability. Kinetics Dance Theatre reserves the right to cancel camps due to low enrollment (less than 10 students).

About our Intensives
Our Dance Intensives are designed for the experienced dancer or those looking to progress their technique in a variety of styles. Dancers will take daily technique classes in both ballet and modern as well as specialty classes in styles such as jazz, hip hop, lyrical, musical theater, etc. Classes will be taught by Kinetics faculty as well as guest instructors. Winston Dynamite Brown will be teaching Horton Technique classes at our Dance Intensive this year, as well as setting a piece on members of our Dance Intensive. An informal performance by both our Junior Dance Intensive dancers and Dance Intensive students will follow the intensive and will take place at our Fall Open House on Saturday, August 25th (time TBD).

Junior Dance Intensive
August 19th—23rd
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (For Experienced Dancers, Ages 7-9)

Dance Intensive
August 19th—23rd
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (For Experienced Dancers, Ages 10 & up)


HCRP Summer Camps At Kinetics

» Click here for a camp brochure with detailed information about each camp
» Register Online for HCRP Camps

Ages 3-3.5 permitted with previous dance experience

Why is previous dance experience needed for camps?
9am-12pm is a long day for three-year-olds. If children have never experienced a dance class before, it can be a bit overwhelming for these children. We want to ensure that all dancers have the best possible experience at our camps so that they can develop a long-term love of dance.

Dance Lab Discovery Camp
1 wk starting June 24th
Explore how balance, gravity, sculpturing, water movement, and science integrate with dance. Each day will feature two dance classes fusing daily crafts and science experiments with creative movement. Put your child’s energy into motion while building kinesthetic awareness. Boys wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Leotard and footless tights or leggings are recommended for girls. Bring a nut free snack and drink.
Ages 3-6: 9 AM-noon M-F

Bon Voyage! Dance Camp
1 wk starting July 8th
Take a quest around the world! The first stops, Italy and France to learn about ballet’s beginning. The next stop, Africa to explore the rhythms within Modern dance. Don’t forget Broadway and LA! Dancers will experience a variety of dance styles as they adventure through the world of dance. Boys wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Leotard and footless tights or leggings are recommended for girls. Bring ballet shoes. Bring a nut free snack and drink.
Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F
Ages 7-9: 9 AM-noon M-F

Action Adventure Dance Camp
1 wk starting July 15th
Get ready to slide, pounce, spiral and explode through a week of storybook adventures. Each day will feature a different short story, such as The Very Hungry Catepillar, followed by dance classes featuring creative movement, ballet and tap. Wear dance attire; bring ballet and tap shoes. Bring a nut-free snack and drink.

Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F

Ballerina Basics Camp
1 wk starting July 29th
This week’s camp offers a week all about dance! Dancers will take daily ballet classes in addition to creative movement and tap classes and will have activities and crafts devoted to building ballet knowledge, balance, coordination and presence. Co-ed. Wear dance attire; bring ballet and tap shoes. Bring a nut-free snack and drink.
Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F
Ages 7-9: 9 AM-noon M-F

NEW! Dancing Artists Camp
1 wk starting August 5th
Calling all inspiring artists! Learn about the art of dance through ballet, creative movement, modern dance and crafts. Children will learn about art concepts such as negative space, sculpting, and texture through their daily crafts and will get to integrate these concepts into their creative movement (ages 3.5-6) or modern dance (ages 6+) class. This camp builds technique and artistry for the young dancer. Wear dance attire and bring ballet shoes. Bare feet will be required for the creative movement/modern portion so girls should wear convertible or footless tights or wear leggings instead of full-footed tights. Bring a nut-free snack and drink.
Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F
Ages 7-9: 9AM-noon M-F

Superhero Training Camp: A Boys Movement Camp
1 wk starting August 12th
This camp is geared towards creativity, strength, agility, coordination and fun! Two dance classes are offered each day, one creative movement and one specialty class such as rhythm, hip hop, tap dance, and tumbling. Each day has time devoted to craft activities and transforming imagination into action. Please wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Bring sneakers. Bring a nut-free snack and drink.
Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F
Ages 7-9: 9AM-noon M-F

Once Upon a Ballet Camp
1 wk starting August 26th
This week’s camp allows the magic of the great classical ballets to come to life and ignite your child’s inspiration for dance. The famous story ballets, such as Swan Lake and Giselle, will enchant your dancer while they dance to the music of Tchaikovsky and leap into the adventure behind the beauty of each ballet. Daily crafts will take on themes from the storybook ballet of the day. Wear dance attire with ballet shoes. Bring a nut-free snack and drink.
Ages 3.5-6: 9 AM-noon M-F
Ages 7-9: 9AM-noon M-F

Register with Howard County Recreation and Parks.
To learn more about activities offered through Howard County Rec and Parks, contact 410-313-PARK or visit the Howard County Parks and Recreation Web site.

Specialty Master Class Series
This Master Class series features Guest Artists who specialize in various styles of dance. Enroll in the whole session or chose your favorite style! The Specialty Series will run on Monday’s from 7:30-9pm for 4 weeks, starting June 18th.

Pricing for our master classes is $90 for a 5 week session or $75 for a 4 week session. Those registering for our Specialty Series can enroll in the session for all 5 weeks, or choose 4 classes! You can also register for a single class at the pre-registration rate of $20. Drop-ins will be $25 (cash or check only).

Our Master Class Specialty Series Line up will be as follows:

    • June 24th – TAP – Heather Haffey
    • July 1st – JAZZ – Jess Beach
    • July 8th – BALLET – Darion Smith
    • July 15th – HIP HOP – TBA

Modern Master Class Series
Our Modern classes will be on Monday evenings from 7:30-9pm beginning July 23d and will run for 4 weeks, until August 13th. Each week will feature a different guest artist, and dancers will be able to enjoy a full length class with each artist.

To register for our Modern Master Class Series, or a single Modern Master class, follow the link to register above and click on the tab for Summer Session 2. Our Modern Master Class Series Line up will be as follows:
July 22nd – Kathryn Pilkington
July 29th – Stephanie Dorrycott
August 5th – TBA
August 12th – Britta J. Peterson is a choreographer, collaborator and educator. A native of the thriving Minneapolis arts community, BJP is an east-coast-based creative with projects produced at venues such as Sonics Immersive Media Lab—London, UK, Triskelion Arts—Brooklyn, NY, Imagination Stage—Bethesda, MD, Arts and Society Conference—Paris, FR, Tempe Center for the Arts—Tempe, AZ, Paramount Theatre—St. Cloud, MN, SLSAeu—Basel, Switzerland, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts—Washington, DC, Joe Goode Annex—San Francisco, CA, iStage at the ASU Synthesis Center—Tempe, AZ. BJP’s current research interests includes the prioritization of macro structure in the choreographic act, design integration, intersections between movement and responsive media, and curricular design for the dynamic arts environment. Currently, BJP is a 2018 DC Commission Arts and Humanities Fellow, is choreographing several new works, regularly teaches across the nation, and is the Director of Dance at American University in Washington DC. She holds her BA in Dance and Communications, magna cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College and her MFA in Dance, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University. @__bjp__

Additional Master Classes:
June 19th – 10 Hairy Legs – 7:30-9:00pm, Modern Master Class
June 25th – Lester Holmes – 6:30-7:30pm Tap Master Class, 7:30-9:00pm Jazz Master Class