We've got a great list of training and camps in dance, gymnastics, performing arts and more this summer. Most are virtual, but some are outdoor or in studio.
It was a such a shame that we were unable to do the workshops across the country that were such a hit last summer. We may have a couple in Northern Ireland at the end of the summer but we're adhering to guidelines here and will follow the rules accordingly. Stay tuned to our socials to keep up-to-date.
So many camps have gone online for the summer, although there are still some functioning 'as normal' by taking additional precautions. If you're looking for some inspiration either internationally or closer to home here are some incredible courses this summer. (in date order).
PROS FROM THE SHOWS (Virtual)
Headed by the fabulous Layton Williams, Pros From The Shows can be seen popping up in various events. Layton Williams has been running high energy musical theatre classes successfully for the last couple of months you can book him directly for your school or studio.
You can check out their socials to see where Layton will be virtually teaching next. If you want to book Layton to run a virtual class directly for your studio you can contact them directly.
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF MUSICAL THEATRE (Online Training)
The International College of Musical Theatre (The ICMT), started as the American Musical Theatre Academy (AMTA) in London. They run full time musical theatre courses in London, Belfast, Rome and New York.
Follow their socials for free classes during July from experts in the industry.
They have created two online options: Group Coaching or Private Coaching in areas such as Acting, Dance, Singing and Musical Theatre available for all ages up to adult.
Find out more here: ICMT Online Training
GAIETY SCHOOL OF ACTING (Virtual) July 6 - 24 and July 8 - August 19
The Gaiety School of Acting has been delivering Full-Time Actor Training in Dublin since 1986. In addition, they have a large selection of Part-time courses and classes for children and adults.
They have moved all their classes online for the summer months. Check out their socials for more about their courses and more for kids and adults.
Find out more here about their virtual summer classes here: Gaiety School of Acting
TRIBE FITNESS (In Studio) Throughout July
Lisette Kroll has been offering online classes for a number of months now. Tribe's summer schedule has been going since 29th June with various courses throughout the summer.
Tribe offer a mix of classes in aerial, hoop or pole, for all ages. Courses from beginner to advanced. Group classes or privates. There are even drop in classes. Follow their socials for lots more.
Find out more here: Tribe Fitness
MONA'S FIT KID CLUB (Virtual) July 9 - August 6 | (Outdoor) July 11 - August 28
Fit Kid's gymnastic and acrobatic classes are running in a variety of ways both online and outdoor for all ages. Follow their socials to keep updated.
Choose between a term of virtual classes from your home or register for their outdoor camps which teaches elements using equipment such as: low beam, spring board, wall bars, elastic bands, vault, ballet bars, air track, air rolls.
Age 6 - 16
Virtual 9 July - 6 August Thursdays 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Outdoor 11 July - 29 August Saturdays 10.00 am - 10.55am
Camp 3 August - 7 August 10.00am - 1.00pm
Register here: Mona's Fit Kid Club
KANGOO JUMPS (Outdoor) Throughout July
Get your bounce on! Kangoo Jumps classes are always popular at PERFORM - high energy and fun. Kangoo Jumps have brought their classes outside to deliver their high energy classes. They have a range of classes available from beginners to instructor levels.
They offer a range of classes for kids and adults. They can also be booked to come to your summer camp to run a class for your students. Follow their socials for more.
Find out more here: Kangoo Jumps
REBECCA DAVIES - RADAR TECHNIQUE (Virtual) July Plus Downloadable Tutorials
Rebecca is one of our favourite instructors. If you're looking to perfect your technique with leaps, turns and more, look no further. She gets results immediately and has a great way of explaining how to get there. Her classes are great for all levels - including beginners.
There are two choices available: Radar Online Course or her international Zoom classes. Be sure to follow her socials as she updates classes continuously.
BOOM (Virtual ) July 13 - 16, 2020
Broadway Online Masterclass is bringing a selection of Broadway stars for a series of online classes.
The Musical Theatre Summer Intensive is global and for four days only. Come dance sing and act ! Broadway stars Donna McKechnie, Eva Noblezada, Lloyd Culbreath, Austin Scott, Stephen Hanna and more.
BOOM also offer classes and events online throughout the year. Check their socials for more.
10-4p EST, 3-9pm GMT (UK & Irish Time)
The Line Up includes:
Donna McKechnie - A Chorus Line
Eva Noblezada - Kim, Miss Saigon | Eponine, Les Miserables
Lloyd Culbreath – Leade Fosse® Instructor
Austin Scott - Star of ‘Hamilton’
and more to be announced.
Find out more here: BOOM Musical Theatre Camp
UNLOCKED WORLDWIDE DANCE PROJECT (Virtual) 17-19 July, 2020
Brought by Dance Empire Events, Unlocked is 6 hours of dance training over 3 days with international dance experts including the infamous Abby Lee Miller.
For this and more events check out their socials.
Age 8 - adult
5pm - 7PM GMT (UK & Irish Time)
Abby Lee Miller, replacing Gianna Martello (Lyrical)
Briar Nolet (Lyrical)
Rebecca Davies (Leaps and Turns)
Jason Williams (Modern Jazz)
Jorge Barani (Lyrical Ballet)
Anthony Burrell (Lyrical)
Register here: https://www.gr8events.ie/events/index.php?event=228
MOREA PERFORMING ARTS - DANCE SUMMER SCHOOL (Virtual) 27-31 July, 2020
PERFORM's College sponsor, Morea PA are holding their popular annual dance summer school. Running for 13 years, this is a chance to receive dance training like no other from Katie Morea and her faculty.
This year the Dance Summer School has been adapted for online instruction. Keep up-to-date with auditions and more on their socials
Age - 13+ Grade 3 Ballet and Above
Register here: https://www.thedancesummerschool.com/
JELLI STUDIOS SUMMER CAMP (Virtual) July 27 - 30, 2020
With the huge success of Jelli Studios' 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Summer schools seeing students travel from all over the UK and as far and wide as the United States to take class with choreographers such as 'Royal Family' favourites Kaea and Ruthy Pearce, Ainsley Rickets. Joshua Base Pilmore, Layton Williams, Demz Crawley, Jennifer Ellison & Ricky Jinks in our state of the art venue ‘Jelli Studios’;
Due to Covid-19 this year's Summer intensive will be a little different as all classes will be delivered remotely via the@jellilivesummerintensive instagram page, this gives Jelli Studios the unique opportunity to bring choreographers from around the world straight into your living room and although no students will be able to attend the studio fear not as some of our classes will be live streamed from their iconic building. Follow their socials to be kept up-to-date.
Find out more here: http://www.jellistudios.co.uk/summer-school-2020/4592156539
THE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER TOUR (Virtual) August 3 - 9, 2020
You may remember Menina Fortunato and Sheldon Robins who did amazing workshops at PERFORM 2020. Their popular dance intensive has gone virtual - making it more accessible for everyone!
1 week of dance classes, Q&A sessions, agency sessions, educational webinars & more. Open to advanced dancers WORLDWIDE no audition required.
Age 8 - adult
9am PST | 12pm EST | 7pm GMT (UK & Irish Time)
Each day includes 3-4 hours of instruction. The unique part of this experience is that it will live be streaming from Los Angeles, Las Vegas, London & Vancouver at professional dance studios in each city (ie. Playground LA, Millennium, The Hub Studios London etc). They are taking the dancers around the world while they dance in the safety of their own homes. They are offering a modified version of what they typically do during The Hollywood Summer Tour at a fraction of the cost.
They have an all-star line up of guest teachers:
Phil Wright (Disney's FAM JAM | Cardi B)
Carmit Bachar (The Pussycat Dolls)
Kathryn McCormick (SYTYCD | STEP UP: REVOLUTION)
Layton Williams (Star of "Everyone's Talking about Jamie" West End musical)
Marlon "Swoosh" Wallen (Flawless | Britain's Got Talent )
Johanna Sapakie ( Jennifer Lopez | Super Bowl )
G Madison IV (Mariah Carey | Lady Gaga)
Linda Ayentes ( World Latin Cup Salsa Champion )
Menina Fortunato (Britney Spears | Beyonce | AGT | X Factor)
Sante Fortunato (Cirque du Soleil CORTEO)
Sheldon Robins (Universal Dance Awards | Will Smith | MJ )
Jonnis Tannis (SYTYCD | Cirque du Soleil)
Alexandr Yudintsev (Cirque du Soleil - Corteo & Kurios)
Sheyla Cintron (Creator of S.A.L.T)
Register Here: https://www.danceist.tv/
THE COLLEGE OF DANCE (In Studio) 17 - 21 August
A fun and exciting week-long summer intensive is open to all students. Previous dance experience is desirable but classes will cater for both new and seasoned dancers. There will be classes in Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip-Hop, Tap, Vocals and Commercial.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions places are incredibly limited. All bookings are on a first come first reserved basis.
Find out more here: College of Dance Summer Intensive
As difficult as it has been for everyone during Covid19 - the silver lining is you can take part in international virtual training from some of the best in the business without having to leave the house!
Our dates for PERFORM 2021 are Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th February (with a possible schools day on Friday 26th - TBC).
Stay safe and we hope to see you all for PERFORM 2021!