Berkshire Pulse is excited to have summer dance intensives for ages 4 to 18 running June through August, alongside community classes for dancers of all ages!
Our offerings range in style and genre, from contemporary and choreography, to musical theater, hip hop, and more. Scroll to see all our intensives or check out our website.
Registration is open! Start your dream summer today.
🔎DANCE DISCOVERY (Ages 8-13)
📅 Monday to Friday, June 26 – July 7 (no classes on July 4)
🕘 9am – 3pm
For beginners and advanced beginners, this camp has a half-day option for dancers ages ages 8-9 (9am-12pm full two weeks only).
An exciting journey into the engaging and rewarding world of dance, this two-week program provides an introduction to dance forms including ballet, modern, African, Contradance, and more. Dancers will also have a chance to practice dance-making of their own!
🎶BERKSHIRE PULSE INTENSIVE (Ages 11+)
📅 Monday to Friday, July 10 – 21
🕘 9am – 4pm
For students with at least two years of prior dance training.
This two-week program allows dancers to develop excellence in technique, as well as versatility and collaboration in the creative process. Daily classes will include ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, swing, salsa, and flamenco. Dancers will explore dance-making through partnering and improvisation. Plus, field trips to local partnering organizations!
🚀DANCE ADVENTURE (Ages 4-7)
📅 Monday to Friday, July 24 – 28
🕘 9am – 12pm
This new program for our youngest dancers invites them on an expedition into the exciting, engaging, and rewarding world of dance. Classes will include creative dance, tumbling, drumming, and more!
👟HIP HOP AND STREET STYLE (Ages 12+)
📅 Monday to Friday, July 31 – August 4
🕘 9am – 3pm
All levels, two groups: ages 12-14 and 15+
Dancers will learn foundational movements and techniques of hip hop and street style dance, alongside discussions about the cultural meaning and significance of these dance forms. The program will create an encouraging space to try out what you learn and most importantly show off your unique style and personality while freestyling in daily cyphers.
🎭MUSICAL THEATER (Ages 10+)
📅 Monday to Saturday, August 7 – 12
All levels, full-day camp for ages 10-14, evening series for ages 14+
🕘 9am – 3pm (day camp)
This week-long camp gives students the opportunity to jump right into the world of musical theater with classes in tap, broadway jazz, voice, acting, and improvisation. Students will learn healthy warm-up practices for the voice and body, and work on character development, expression, ensemble, and more. The program directors will work with students to produce an informal performance for the program’s final day.
🕔 5pm – 7pm (evening series)
This-week long evening series for students ages 14+ will give the students an opportunity to take a daily musical theater workshop rotating between singing, acting, and improv and work on developing something for an informal performance at the end of the week.