PRESS RELEASE: CityDance Moves Summer Programming Online in Response to COVID-19
For Immediate Release
June 9, 2020
Press contact: Megan Piluk, CityDance Senior Manager of External Relations
CityDance Moves Summer Programming Online in Response to COVID-19
Summer Dance Camps and Intensives transition online through July 31, 2020
Washington, DC - In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, DC-based nonprofit organization CityDance has transferred its summer camps and intensives online through July 31, 2020. CityDance has not yet made a decision about August programming.
- CityDance School & Conservatory and CityDance POP! are providing virtual summer camps for children ages 3-16. Online Summer Dance Camps are half-day and week-long from June 15-July 24. Dancers take classes in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and world dance forms and learn challenging choreography in multiple styles. Learn more about CityDance Summer Camps here.
- CityDance School & Conservatory has transitioned its Summer Intensives in partnership with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance and International Artists online. CityDance Online Summer Intensives run from June 15-July 31. Intensives are ideal for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 8-20, interested in a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz and African. Learn more about the CityDance Summer Intensives here.
- CityDance DREAM School for Dance, a tuition-free scholarship training program for talented youth living in the District’s most underserved neighborhoods, will transfer their Summer Intensives online. Learn more about the CityDance DREAM School for Dance here.
Founded in 1996, CityDance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization recognized as an arts and education leader throughout the DC metropolitan area. With its mission to transform lives and communities through dance, CityDance produces and presents world-class dance; trains young dancers for professional careers; and uses dance to prepare youth for academic, professional, and personal success.
CityDance School and Conservatory prepares young dancers for 21st-century careers by providing students unparalleled opportunities to work and perform with professional artists and superlative training in ballet, contemporary, and world dance forms. The Conservatory is an audition-only professional training program. Graduates have gained acceptance at some of the country’s most prestigious dance colleges, summer programs and professional companies.
CityDance DREAM works to level the playing field for youth living in low-income District neighborhoods by providing access to free high-quality dance training, after-school programs, and wrap-around support services. Its mission is to position youth to push boundaries, unlock potential, and pursue their dreams through the transformative power of dance.
CityDance POP! is CityDance’s destination for high quality, fast-paced fun, offering dance classes for ages three to adult.
CityDance Presents brings acclaimed national and international companies to the region’s most prestigious performance venues.