Summer Intensive for Dancers Age 9-18

Stay motivated & inspired this summer!


The Summer Intensive provides the young dancer with a strong foundation of technical training as well as valuable experience working with our talented faculty on the creation of new repertory. The three week program is designed to develop technique that will enhance the dancers' performance experience and build confidence for the stage.


Daily technique classes strengthen and hone the dancer's skills, and a diverse array of world dance genres introduces students to new rhythms, movement styles and cultural traditions. Our world dance classes are aimed at expanding the students' horizons and develop their versatility.


Open to all dancers age 9+ with previous experience.

The Intensive culminates with an in studio showing for family and friends on Friday, August 4th at 7 pm.


Curriculum  - A unique blend of traditional & world dance styles: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern/Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Acro, African Dance & More!


New in 2017:

Contemporary & Musical Theater Master Classes with
Special Guest Faculty, Christopher Jackson

Friday, July 21, 2017
Click here for details!




Dates & Times
July 17th - August 4th, 2017 (3 Weeks)
  • Ages 9+: M - Th, 4:30 - 8 pm  & Fri 5-8:30 pm - Chapman Studio
  • Ages 13+: M- Th, 5:30 - 9 pm  & Fri 5-8:30 pm -  New London Studio
Custom Schedules Available
Looking to take just a few classes or attend the Master Classes?
We can absolutely design an Intensive program just for you!
Call us at 860.443.1154.

We are delighted to welcome Christopher Jackson this summer for two amazing master classes as part of our Summer Intensive! 

Christopher Jackson

Christopher Jackson graduated from The Chicago Academy for the Arts under the direction of Anna Paskevska. In 2002, he joined The Alvin Ailey Second Company and two years later was accepted into The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater under the direction of Judith Jamison. While working with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, he had the honor of working with top choreographers such as Judith Jamison, Twyla Tharp, Robert Battle and Karole Armitage. Christopher has performed in the Broadway national tour of Disney’s The Lion King and “Freedom” the Musical. He currently serves on faculty at The Harlem School of the Arts, Dance Theater of Harlem, American Dance Academy, Spotlight Dance Studio and Maywood Fine Arts Association.


Full Intensive: $685 for 3 weeks (includes Master Classes)

Weekly Rate: $280
Christopher Jackson Master Classes (7/21) only: $65/dancer


  • A $100 non-refundable deposit is due by June 1st to reserve a spot in the program.

  • Intensive balances are due on July 1st. 

  • Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted.

  • Cash only for Christopher Jackson Master Classes

Payment plans are available. 
Please contact the office via email or at 860.443.1154 prior to June 1st. 



If you are new to The Dance Extension, please contact us for placement recommendations.


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