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SUMMER

2024

• Summer at The Complex 
Classes / Camps / Festivals

Summer programs are offered at both our Putnam and NEW KILLINGLY, CT Locations!
Students may enroll in multiple programs at one or both locations.

4 - Week Classes  

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4-Week Classes        Thursdays July 11 – August 4          

Creative Movement Class

Thursdays 4:00-4:45        Ages 3 - 5        Killingly, CT Studio

Children are exposed to beginning dance concepts in a fun, recreational, and supportive way.  Children will explore the use of the body through storytelling and music.  Creative Movement class aids in the physical development of the body and exercises the imagination!  Students explore Elementary Ballet, Tumbling, Balance Beam, Improvisation, obstacle courses, props, and  imaginative movement. 

 Dance Foundations / Pre-Ballet     

Thursdays 5:00-6:00             Ages 5-6          Killingly, CT Studio

Introductory classes aid in the development of gross motor skills, movement creativity, fitness, and body awareness.  Classes blend educational concepts in a developmentally designed curriculum that places special emphasis on building self-confidence and self-esteem. Students will gain foundational awareness of Ballet Technique, Modern Concepts of Movement and Tumbling/Balance Beam Work.  Kiddos have a blast in these fun, upbeat, and supportive classes!

 Kids Dance Sampler: Ballet/Modern/Jazz/Hip Hop    

6:00pm-7:00pm             Ages 6-10       Killingly, CT Studio

Explore the world of dance in our 4-week Kids Dance Sampler! From the graceful elegance of ballet to the expressive movements of modern, the upbeat rhythms of jazz, and the energetic vibes of hip hop, this class offers a dynamic introduction to various dance styles. Designed for young dancers to discover their passion and creativity in a fun and supportive environment!

 Summer Ballet Barre    

7:00pm-8:00pm             Ages 10 through Adult        Killingly, CT Studio

Open to anyone and everyone that would like to continue their training over the Summer and refine Ballet technique.  This class will only include barre-work to keep dancers strong over the Summer.  This class is open level and allows for individual growth and exploration of movement concepts.

3 - Day Camps  

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All camps are three days long (Mon/Tues/Wed)  Families may choose to participate in one or multiple camps per day!

 Week of July 8, 9, 10 

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

9:00am-12:00pm        Ages 3 - 10        Putnam, CT Studio

From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere in DR.SEUSS CAMP!  -   Get creative and jump into the story this summer the Seuss way!  Seussians will explore the performing and creative arts through costume making, song writing, dance, acting, music, and more!  The Complex staff will take the young Who's on a Seuss inspired musical adventure featuring your favorite stories and characters!  

 Puppetry Camp      

12:30pm-3:30pm             Ages 6 - 10          Putnam, CT Studio

Do you like silly voices, little creatures, and using your imagination? Students enrolled in this camp will explore different types of puppetry, story telling, physical theatre, and each student will walk away with a puppet of their very own creation.  This camp is perfect for the  student who loves crazy characters and creative crafts.

 Ballet Workshop      

4:00pm-7:00pm             Ages 9 - 19        Putnam, CT Studio

The Ballet Workshop provides students the opportunity to experience pre-professional level training in an inclusive and supportive environment. Dancers will participate in a full technique class each day, with special attention given to specific fundamentals, such as allegro and arabesque. Students will learn a variation from classical repertory as a means to develop their performance skills and artistry. Dancers already en pointe will be encouraged to safely challenge their technique.

Week of July 15, 16, 17

 Musical Adventures Camp     

9:00am-12:00pm             Ages 3 - 6          Putnam, CT Studio

Music, Dance, Art, Expeditions, Storytelling, Adventure!   Musical Adventures camp takes little ones through their favorite stories through music and dance and creative arts.  Dance, sing, play, create, and have fun this Summer! Musical Adventures Camp will take students on a daily journey where they will explore music and movement concepts, work with various visual art mediums, and have fun with creative play!

 

  Complex Wizarding School of Magical Arts

9:00am - 12:00pm: Ages 6-8     •   9:00am - 3:30pm: Ages 8-13           Putnam, CT Studio

Where will the sorting hat send you?  Magical spells, daily duels, house ARTS competitions, and hilarious games ensue in our Wizarding School of Magical Arts. If you love dance, music, acting, AND Magical Arts then you will not want to miss your chance to be the very first students at The Complex Wizarding School of Magical Arts this Summer!

 Modern/Contemporary Workshop      

4:00pm-7:00pm             Teens/Adults          Putnam, CT Studio

 Embark on a transformative journey of movement and self-expression in our dynamic 3-day Contemporary Dance Workshop. Join us for an immersive experience where passionate dancers come together to explore contemporary dance. Guided by instructors, participants delve into a fusion of techniques, flow, and emotion, unlocking their creative potential.  This workshop offers a diverse range of technical exercises and improvisation sessions, fostering personal growth and connection and promises three days of inspiration, innovation, and  celebration of the beauty of contemporary dance.

Week of July 22, 23, 24

 Creative Fairy Dance Camp    

9:00am-12:00pm             Ages 3-6          Killingly, CT Studio

Welcome to Creative Fairy Dance Camp, where imagination takes flight and little ones aged 3-6 are invited to twirl into a world of wonder! Our enchanting camp is designed to ignite the spark of creativity in young dancers as they explore the magical realm of movement and expression. Children will delight in whimsical dance inspired by fairies, butterflies, and other fantastical creatures. Participants will develop coordination, rhythm, and confidence in a nurturing and supportive environment through playful activities, games, and story-based dances. Join us for a delightful journey where every step is filled with joy and imagination at Creative Fairy Dance Camp!

 

  Ballet Boot Camp

12:30pm - 3:30pm     • Ages 6-10           Killingly, CT Studio

Step into the world of dance with our Ballet Boot Camp tailored for ages 6-10! Over three dynamic days, young dancers will refine their ballet technique, explore iconic repertoire, and delve into modern dance, improvisation, and jazz. They'll also discover the magic of famous ballets and unleash their creativity with costume-making sessions. Join us for an unforgettable journey where every movement sparks joy and every step ignites passion!

Week of July 29, 30, 31

 Broadway Camp   

9:00am-12:00pm             Ages 7-14          Killingly, CT Studio

Join us for three days of Broadway magic at our immersive camp designed for aspiring young performers aged 7-14! Our dynamic program offers a vibrant blend of singing, dancing, and acting workshops, where campers will discover their inner stars while exploring the exciting world of musical theater. From vocal training and choreography to character development and stage presence, our professional instructors will guide campers through an exhilarating journey of creativity and self-expression. From mastering vocal techniques and intricate choreography to delving into character development and stage presence, our comprehensive program offers a dynamic blend of workshops and activities designed to challenge and inspire.  Don't miss this opportunity to ignite your child's passion for the performing arts in a fun and supportive environment! Register now for an unforgettable experience at our three-day Broadway camp.

 Intensive Summer Festivals 

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Summer Dance Intensive 

August 5th - 9th,  9am – 3pm • Ages 9-19 • $325         Putnam, CT Location

Our Annual Intensive Summer Dance Festival is a tradition amongst passionate dance students.  This week is packed with technique classes, guest teachers, new choreography, dance history/context and more.  We strongly encourage ALL our current level 4, 5, Teen, and 6 dancers to participate in the Festival and warmly welcome dancers from all communities and studios. Take your dance skills to the next level in our intensive program focused solely on dance. From technique and choreography to performance skills and artistic expression, challenge yourself and grow as a dancer in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Requirement for Complex Dance Company membership

 

  

Summer Theatre Intensive 

August 5th - 9th,  4pm – 9pm • Ages 9-19 • $275           Putnam, CT Location

The Complex Intensive Summer Theatre Festival is a deep dive into performance and making.  Students immerse themselves into theory classes, method explorations, scene studies, character analysis, and self-construction, while improving vocal and physical instruments.  The Festival faculty will foster, aid 
and mentor the creation of new work by students.  Don't miss this chance to hone your talent and pursue your passion on stage!

Private Music Lessons

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July 8 - July 31:     4 lessons - $160      Putnam, CT Location

Our professional faculty of music educators will ensure proper technical training and creative development for the highest level of success and personal achievement.  The Complex staff are encouraging, inspirational, and motivational.  Students meet individually with their instructor during their reserved, weekly time slot.  Students have the opportunity to work in an inspiring community of artists and students, allowing them to flourish as creative individuals and musicians.  

 

VOICE - GUITAR - PIANO - UKULELE 

CELLO - FRENCH HORN - BASS

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Summer 2024 Tuition

• July 3-Day Camps/Workshops: (July 8, 9, 10 / July 15, 16, 17 / July 22, 23, 24 / July 29, 30, 31)
        1 camp $175, 2 camps $325, 3 camps $450, 4 camps $500

• Summer Classes (Tuition is for all four weeks)

        45 minute class - $72, 1-hour class $78

• Complex Wizarding School for ages 8-13 (Full Day Camp) 
       
$325

• August Intensive Festivals
       DANCE - $325    THEATRE - $275    BOTH - $500

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