Mercyhurst University

Summer Dance Experience

Directed by Professor and Chair, Tauna Hunter

July 9-27, 2018

Summer Dance Experience 2018 with expanded class offerings. 

A three-week, ballet focused, pre-professional summer dance intensive at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA for dancers ages 13-23 with a minimum of 5 years ballet experience. 

Expanded offerings include weekly and daily drop-in classes. 

SAMPLE SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri

8:30 – 10:00 Modern/Conditioning
10:15 – 12:15 Ballet and Pointe
12:15 – 1:45 Lunch
1:45 – 2:45 Broadway/Jazz/Musical Theatre
3:00 – 4:30 Week 1 & 2, Contemporary Jazz/Lyrical
3:00 – 4:30 Week 3 only, Repertoire with Nilas Martins
4:30 – 5:30 Seminar
5:30 – 6:00 Dinner

COST

Week 1 and Week 2: $425

Week 3 (Featuring Nilas Martins): $500

Daily Rate: $75

Hourly Rate: $12.50

 

Workshop with Trevor Sones in collaboration with the Erie Dance Consortium
$25 one class Sat. 7/14
$40 two classes Sat. 7/14
10:00-10:15 ~ sign in/registration
10:15-12:15 ~ contemporary
12:15-12:45 ~ lunch (Consortium is not providing lunch)
12:45-1:15 ~ Q&A
1:15 -2:45 ~ musical theater

Master Class $30 Sat. 7/21, 10:00 – 12:00 with Lesley Bories-Scalise

 

Housing: $100 per week
Meals: $25 per day
Chaperone fee: $50 per week for resident dancers under the age of 18 years.

Drop in and Weekly Rates: Cash or Check only.
Make checks payable to Mercyhurst Dance Department.

Trevor SonesNilas teaching classFeatured Faculty: Former dancer with the New York City Ballet, Nilas Martins, Mercyhurst Alum, Trevor Sones, Mercyhurst Guest Artist in Residence, Lesely Bories-Scalise, Professor Tauna Hunter, Carla Hughes, Nate Johnson, and Assistant Professor Mark Santillano. 

 

Classes Offered

  • Ballet
  • Modern
  • Pointe and Variations
  • Musical Theatre Dance
  • Repertoire and Seminars
  • Jazz/Hip Hop
  • Conditioning