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February News

Keep up with everything happening in Hubbard Street's Youth Dance Program and the dance world!

News You Can Use

Summer Planning

Check out these upcoming auditions dates and times:

The Summer Preparatory Program for ages 9-13, is a perfect fit for young dancers who are looking for a rigorous program designed to jump start their pre-professional training. Dancers auditioning for this program should have training at the B/C level.    

Auditions for The Summer Preparatory Program:

February 17th at 9am and 10:30am (register HERE)

Bring with you your dancer’s headshot and a photo of their first arabesque

Intermediate/Advanced Intensive for ages 13-16 and Advanced Intensive for ages 14-18 are the two Hubbard Street Intensives available for Youth students to audition for. These Intensives are meant for dancers training at the D level or higher.

Auditions for Int/Adv and Advanced Intensives:

February 25th at 9:00am – 2:00pm (register Click here to pre-register)

Information on what to bring can be found HERE

Not ready for Intensives or pre-professional training? We still have plenty of dance camp options in June and August for ages 18mos to 18 years old! Check out our Summer Camps online or stop by the Youth Office for additional information.

This Month's Shoutout: New Faculty Members!

Please join us in welcoming Emma Hill and Megan Davis to the Youth Dance Program this spring. 

Ms Emma is our newest Creative Movement Teacher, teaching the 3-5 and 5-7 age groups on Saturday Mornings in Studio 2. Besides teaching Youth Dance Program classes Emma is also the Education and Youth Assistant here at Hubbard Street and works as a mentor in our Adaptive Dance Programs.    

Ms Megan began teaching our Thursday Tap B class in studio E as well as the Thursday Beginner/Intermediate tap class for LCDS. We look forward to seeing our tap classes continue to progress in their technique and rhythm this spring.

Dance World

Whether your dancer is preparing for audition season, or just taking their regular classes, proper warm-up is necessary. Coming in from the cold and getting your body ready to move can be a challenge. Check out this article from Dance Magazine on how to correctly prepare your body for class and improve your warm-up routine.

Read the article from Dance Magazine!