Summer Youth Programs


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Spacious and beautiful state of the art studios with central air conditioning

Picnic Lunches at the Housatonic Park

Inspiring teachers – Supportive staff

RHYTHM ALIVE! — Application Rhythm Alive

For ages 9 and up
June 25-29, 2018, 9:00-3:00PM daily

A program dedicated to learning, hearing, seeing, feeling and creating rhythm.

Tap, Drumming, Hip Hop and African Dance.

*(Tuition Assistance is available for qualified applicants.)


DANCE DISCOVERY PROGRAM — Application Dance Discovery

Beginners and Advanced Beginner Level I
Ages 10-13
July 2-13, 2018 (no class July 4)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday – Friday
* Orientation/Placement Class – Sat., June 30, 3:30-5:00 PM

This is a fun and adventurous expedition into the exciting and rewarding world of dance. Participants study Ballet and Modern dance technique, choreography, and multicultural dance forms daily throughout the two week program. Classes are taught by Berkshire Pulse Performing Arts Program and guest faculty. This program offers an inspiring opportunity for new students to be introduced to dance and for experienced beginners to further develop their skills.

*(Tuition Assistance is available for qualified applicants.)


DANCE INTENSIVE PROGRAM — Application Dance Intensive

Level II and III (Advanced beginner II-Intermediate/Advanced)
Ages 12+
July 16 – August 3, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday
Orientation is Sunday July 15, 3:30-5:00 PM
$1,000 for the three week program or $400 per week (applies to first week only)

Dancers, are you ready for more? Join Berkshire Pulse for an inspiring and challenging three week dance experience. This program is for students who are currently studying dance and have participated in at least three years of Ballet training at an Advanced Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced level. Week 1 and 2 will focus on classwork. Classes will include Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary technique, Choreography, African, Hip Hop and Flamenco. Week 3 will focus on repertory and choreography and will culminate with performance.  A visit to Jacob’s Pillow will take place at some point during the Intensive.

For questions and further information please contact us at berkshire.pulse@gmail.com



3 Week Summer Theatre Intensive ~ application to be posted shortly

With Tom Truss and Jolyn​​ Unruh

​July 16-August 3​


This program offers high school students the opportunity to immerse themselves into a conservatory style atmosphere where the focus is on training without the pressures of a full scale production. Classes will meet daily Monday through Friday from 9AM to 3PM and will include fundamentals of acting, devising plays and improving performance skills.
Open level. Beginners welcome!



Download – Tuition Assistance Application

Read about Guest Teaching Artists for the Summer Intensives & Workshops