Summer Dance Intensives 2022 NYC & LA | SOCAPA Dance

Summer Dance Intensive: Conservatory Program

3 Weeks
Ages 13-18
New York | Los Angeles

Dance Conservatory Summer Intensive for Teens and High School Students

Students in the three-week Dance Conservatory intensive receive individual coaching from our professional dance faculty in solo choreography and technique. In addition to developing and performing group choreography for a professionally shot dance video, each student choreographs and performs a solo dance piece that will be filmed on location in a venue that complements the mood of the student’s performance. Students leave the program with a polished solo performance video to share with friends, send to agents, or submit with high school, college or conservatory applications.

Create Your Solo

Your music. Your mood. Your moves. Mentor under SOCAPA's master dance choreographers to create a solo choreography piece that reflects your unique style and personality. Showcase your full range of talents through individualized coaching and one-on-one workshops aimed at refining technique and building new skills.

Create something fun, something dark, something new. The creativity is yours - SOCAPA Dance is here to help you realize it.

Human Touch, Maddy J. - 2018 thumbnail
Skinless, Julia F. - 2018 thumbnail
Bellyache, Maya S. - 2017 thumbnail
99, Ilan G. - 2018 thumbnail
1702_1716430702_20, Shaylyn G. - 2017 thumbnail
Virus, Iris S. - 2018 thumbnail
This Bitter Earth, Clarie M. - 2018 thumbnail
The Greatest Speach Ever, Gabriella H. - 2016 thumbnail

During the first week, conservatory instructors will get to know the abilities and strengths of each dancer, and help students generate ideas for their solo choreography. The second week of the program focuses on the development of compelling solo choreography.

During the third week, dancers performs their solo dance on location with a professional film crew. These performances are edited and screened for the entire camp and parents at our Final Friday Showcase.

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Experience & Style

SOCAPA's Dance Conservatory is reserved for Advanced students who wish to develop new techniques in contemporary dance and push their own creativity. Classes and individualized coaching will not be provided in the hip-hop style.

Group Videos

In addition to developing your solo choreography, collaborate with your fellow dancers in two group dance videos. SOCAPA's dance choreographers will choreograph two new and unique dances that showcase the talents of the class to be performed live and for the camera. Take part in costuming and makeup classes, and incorporate what you learn into your solo.

Los Angeles Campus

Los Angeles, CA

Students at our Los Angeles summer campus enjoy the advantages of being in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Chosen as home base by the film industry because of its nonstop sunshine and beautiful scenery, Hollywood, California, has become synonymous with making movies. SOCAPA's summer camps in LA are held at Occidental College, known as the Princeton of the West.

Los Angeles Campus Details
New York City Campuses

New York City

SOCAPA's Summer Camps in New York City are centered around two neighboring campuses, one in downtown Manhattan at our Pace University campus in the South Street Seaport area, and the other in downtown Brooklyn at New York University’s Metrotech Campus.

New York City Campus Details
More Than A Camp
Teen Dancers Earn College Credit

Stay on a university campus this summer with SOCAPA. From NYU to Pace University and Occidental College, live in a college dorm and take classes on a university campus.

College Credit

Get a headstart on college and earn three college credits in this three week program! U.S. Citizens currently enrolled as High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are eligible.

Learn more about college credit

Build a Dance Portfolio for College

Come away from SOCAPA with a portfolio of work to share with friends or submit with conservatory or college applications.

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Drop us a line

If you have any questions, please send us a message. We will contact you ASAP.

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LOCAL NY + NON-USA: 646.828-3558

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