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About Dance This!

Grades 9 - 12 | August 13 - 20, 2023

Presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Centrum, 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 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 Fort Worden

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Dance This! Highlights

  • For youth grades 9 - 12
  • Classes include Modern, Hip Hop, Jazz, Cultural and more
  • Scholarships Available, application deadline July 17, 2023
  • All levels of dance experience – beginner to advanced

Experience Dance This!

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 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

Costs Tuition, plus room and board, per student: $975 Scholarships are available for those who are not able to otherwise attend. If the full tuition is a significant financial burden to you, please select the scholarship/work-trade registration type. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served; and as-needed basis. Apply online as you register. Meals are served at Fort Worden Commons. DEPOSITS AND DEADLINES: $100 non-refundable tuition deposit is due when registering . Exception is made for students applying for a scholarship, in which case a $25 deposit is required. Final payment is due July 23. After this date, $400 is non-refundable.

Parents
The safety and comfort of your children is our highest priority. Meals at Fort Worden State Park feature locally-grown, organically-produced food prepared to the highest standards at the Fort Worden Commons. Students are housed in historic fort buildings renovated as dormitories.

Scholarships
Scholarships are available for those who are not able to otherwise attend. If the full tuition is a significant financial burden to you, please select the scholarship/work-trade registration type. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served; and as-needed basis. Apply online as you register.

The deadline to apply for a scholarship is July 17, 2023. Scholarships are awarded on XXXXXX, 2023.

What to Bring & What Not to Bring
Cell phones and electronic devices are not allowed at Centrum Youth Programs. In case of emergency, Centrum's program manager and staff carry phones and will notify you as soon as possible. You may leave a message for your student at any time with Program Manager Alyssa de Leon (360) 385-3102 x120. You will receive contact information in an email prior to the start of the program.

Please bring these items:
• An extra blanket (it can be cold)
• Warm clothes (including a warm jacket)
• Rain gear • Clothes you can get messy in (paint, etc.)
• Soap & shampoo
• Day Pack
• Water bottle or canteen
• Hat (such as a baseball cap)
• An alarm clock
• Flashlight
• Spiral notebook or journal
• Pens, pencils and erasers
• Clothes you can MOVE in for dance, theater, etc. (not jeans)

OPTIONAL
• Musical instruments
• Camera
• Quarters and soap (To do laundry)
• Healthy snacks (Centrum provides three meals a day, as well as light evening and afternoon snacks. Students are welcome to bring additional snacks, however we strongly discourage sending students to Centrum with large amounts of sugary snacks).
• Linens are provided in the dormitory, including, pillows, sheets, blankets and towels, but an extra blanket can come in handy.
• Bathing suit, if you are bashful. You may want to bring a suit for when you take a shower, although there are individual shower stalls for privacy.

Please go through this list carefully, and call if you have any questions. Providing extra care in helping your student prepare for the week will enhance their experience greatly. Thank you for your help!

To learn more about all STG’s DANCE This programs visit: stgpresents.org/ece/dance-this

If you have any more questions about Centrum’s DANCE This Camp, please contact Alyssa de Leon at 360-385-3102, x120, or adeleon@centrum (dot) org.

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