Summer Dance Camp
Join Wellspring's professional dancers Rachel Miller and Francesca Pileci-Bates for a week of fun!
For ages 3-7 and 8-11. Campers will learn dances, make music,
play games, make art and perform for family and friends at the end of the week.
July 8-12 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm daily. $140 per child.
Get the flyer and signup form for Summer Dance Camp here.
Summer Dance Intensive
For ages 12-15 and 16+
Taught by Wellspring professional Rachel Miller. July 15-19 and July 22-26.
Students will learn Modern Dance Technique, Choreography, Repertory
and Improv. then perform for family and friends on the last day.
Get the flyer and signup form for Summer Dance Intensive here.
Students learn creativity, build strength, increase flexibility, improve coordination, and learn the basics of body alignment and movement in a relaxed and nurturing environment.
A different take on modern dance, students combine the technique of modern dance with the dynamics of jazz dance. Class starts with a modern floor warm-up, followed by standing work including traditional modern and jazz exercises and isolations. Class concludes with a combination done to popular music.
A dance form which is based in classical ballet and incorporates modern, post-modern, and contemporary dance techniques. Class will include floor and barre exercises followed by center and across the floor combinations.
Classes are ongoing, and students are welcome to join at any time. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. If you do not pre-register, we simply ask that you arrive five minutes before class to complete a registration form and make payment. For more information, call Wellspring at 269/342-4354.
Get the Summer Dance Class Registration Form
Wellspring offers two payment options. Students may pay per class at the drop-in rate of $9 for 3-5 year olds or $13 for all other classes. Students may purchase a Discount Class Card that saves $1 per class. Discount Class Cards cost $64 per semester for 3-5 year olds or $96 per semester for all other classes. Discount Class Cards are valid for up to six months from the date of purchase and are non-refundable.
Wellspring provides full and partial scholarships to low-income, minority and at-risk students. Children and adults may apply; however, the majority of scholarships are awarded to youth. Funds are limited, and not everyone who applies will receive financial assistance. Download a scholarship application here
or call Wellspring at 269/342-4354 to request one by mail. The application deadline is May 22, 2013.
Funding for Wellspring's Scholarship Program is provided by donations from individuals, the Arts Council of Kalamazoo, the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation, the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.