Dear Community Friends,
The sun is out, and the BCCA is posed
for another fun-filled summer!
This summer is even more packed than last year,
featuring 3 great summer programs all under one
roof: the BCCA Summer Arts Program, Summer Tunes &
the Impulse Dance Summer Program.
Collectively, these programs cater toages
quality, diverse offerings that you won't find
at your average summer program.
Discounts and scholarship assistance are available.
||Summer Arts Program: Dance, Music & Drama for ages 3-12
Alphabet Fitness, Ages 3-5
July 11th-22nd: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This program's instructors are two top-notch,
experience Brookline educators. Karen Voght is a
licensed Pediatric Physical
Therapist who will teach "Gross motor ABC's"
movement, music and fun. Kids will exercise
agility, coordination, aerobics learning and
communication. (Click here
to read more about Alphabet Fitness). Erica
Sigal is a dancer and much-loved BCCA teacher
who will incorporate a playful and imaginative
creative movement program. This session is
designed to be drop-off, although parents are
always invited to stay and watch or play!
Dance & Music Mania, Ages 6-9
July 11th-22nd: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session is designed to teach and inspire
aspiring dancers and musicians in their creative
abilities. Throughout each days students will
explore different styles of dance, including tap
and jazz, learning to use their bodies through
both choreagraphy and improvisation. As
musicians, they will experiment with their
voices and with a variety of instruments (from
the piano to the djembe), in addition to
learning the potential of their own bodies to be
instruments. This session will culminate in a
short performance on the afternoon of Friday,
Drama & Musical Theatre, Ages 6-9
July 25th-August 5th: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session explores many sides of theatre,
including improvisation comedy, miming, stage &
costume design, and musical theatre, hoping to
provide a less traditional approach to acting.
Students will learn to warm up both their bodies
and creative minds though improvisational games.
They will also explore the more technical
aspects of theatre by designing the stage and
costume design for the performance on the last
day, Friday, August 5th. This session is
appropriate for students with some or no theatre
experience. Mature 8-9 year-olds with experience
are encouraged to consider the 9-12 year-old
Drama & Musical Theatre, Ages 9-12
July 25th-August 5th: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session will parallel the session of the
younger drama students described above, while
placing more emphasis on advanced
improvisational theatre exercises and stage
production work. Students will gain experience
with direction and production by running the
final performance on Friday, August 5th. This
session is appropriate for students with some or
no theatre experience.
||Impulse Dance Summer Program for Teens
Mid' Summa Knight's Stream- Theatre &
Dance Performance (Ages 13-18)
July 5th-August 12th: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This program will be five weeks of mounting a
contemporary version of Shakespeare's A
Midsummer Night's Dream, culminating in one
week of touring throughout the Greater Boston
area. Students will tour in venues such as other
summer camps, community centers, and nursing
homes. The program also has plans for a special
one night performance for friends and family.
Students are encouraged to participate in all
six weeks, although registration is available
for the first 3 weeks only (7/5-7/22) or the
last 3-4 weeks of the program (7/18-8/12).
Program instructors include Impulse Artistic
Director Adrienne Hawkins, dancer and actor
Ricardo Foster, and Ballet/Modern dancer
Summer Arts Program
Students may register in person
at the BCCA or by mailing in the registration
form provided here.
Fees (per two-week session)
Half-Day only (9:00-12:30 or 12:30-4:00) - $385
Full-Day (9:00-4:00) - $700
Both two-week sessions (for ages 6-9 only,
7/11-8/5) - $1200
Scholarship assistance is available. Contact Emily for
Impulse Dance Summer Program
Please contact Adrienne at Impulse Dance for
more info or to register for this program: (P)
617-469-8787 or (e-mail) email@example.com.
50% of program fee is due upon registration,
with the remaining balance due not less than
four weeks prior to the beginning of the program.
Summer Tunes (1 week session)
Lingering Thoughts or Questions?
I available to answer any other questions about
programs, the registration process, or regarding
schedule arrangement for your student. I can be
reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by
leaving a message with our staff at the BCCA's
main line: (617) 738-2800.
Emily Gold, Summer Program Coordinator
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