STG’s DANCE This Camp at Centrum

August 14 – 21, 2022
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA
Grades 9-12


Presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Centrum, The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere.

Each day includes technique classes and repertory sessions, with time for meals and exploring the Fort Worden campus. At the end of the week, students share their work at a Saturday Sunday showcase for friends and family.

  • Classes include Modern, Hip Hop, Jazz, Cultural and other dance forms
  • Residency program with private dorm rooms, counselors and staff
  • Beach, Bon Fire, Talent Share and more!
  • Final share performance at McCurdy Pavilion at Ft. Worden

WHO: Open to students entering grades 9-12 with at all levels of dance experience–from beginner to advanced.

LOCATION: Centrum is located at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA. Perched on the Northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, Fort Worden offers 450 acres of sandy beaches, wooded hills, wetlands, and a historic campus, with stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic and Cascade ranges. Renovated Fort buildings, including classrooms, dormitories, performance and studio spaces, serve as students’ homes during their time at Centrum. Dorm wings are supervised by experienced dorm counselors.

COST: Tuition, room and board for the week is $975 per participant. A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2022; Notifications on a rolling basis.

If your dance team, studio or group is interested in signing up together and receiving a group discount, please contact us,



  • $100 non-refundable tuition deposit is due. Exception is made for students applying for a scholarship, in which case a $25 deposit is required.
  • July 1: Scholarship application final deadline.
  • July 6: Payment in full deadline. After this date $400 is non-refundable


COVID GUIDELINES: STG and Centrum will be adhering to strict COVID protocols based on CDC guidelines including mandatory masking, vaccination proof and onsite rapid testing. Further information will be provided soon.


Questions? Email us!


For questions and/or to inquire about group rates contact,

To learn more about all STG’s DANCE This programs visit



Coming soon!

Past Artist Faculty List

  • Awal Alhassan (West African)
  • Angelo Buelva (Hip Hop)
  • Etienne Cakpo (African)
  • Prashanthi Chitre (Bollywood)
  • Daniel Cruz (Hip Hop)
  • Thione Diop (African)
  • Linda Dowdell (Accompanist – Pianist)
  • Andrew Faulkner (Hip Hop)
  • Nailah Harris (African)
  • Rex Kinney (Hip Hop)
  • Kirsten Barron Kinney (Lyrical/Ballet)
  • David Leaventhal (Ballet, Modern) *Mark Morris Master Artist
  • Siya Manyakanyaka Kelly (African)
  • Joelle Martinec (Jazz)
  • Pattie Miles (Theatre Improv for Movers)
  • Christy McNeil Chand (Jazz)
  • Rachel Murray (Ballet, Salsa)
  • Mashud Neindow (W. African Drumming)
  • Dora Oliveira (Afro-Brazilian)
  • Amy O’Neil (Choreography)
  • Erick “Spider” & Abby Paul (Hip Hop)
  • Ellie Sandstrom (Ballet/Modern)
  • Hannah Winthrode (Hip Hop)


Seattle Theatre Group (STG) is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization that operates the historic Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres in Seattle. Our mission is to create enriching experiences in the arts, engage diverse communities, and steward historic theatres. Our vision is for STG to be the people’s theatre. All are welcome and represented.

Centrum is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Centrum promotes creative experiences that change lives.


This program is generously funded by the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Additional sponsors include ArtsWA, The Baker Foundation, Jubilation Foundation, the Congdon Hanson Family, and nearly a thousand individual donors whose generosity celebrates the power of creativity to change lives.