Summer Dance Intensive
Organized by: Christopher Romain
8 week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive 2016
April 13, 2016
EVENT DATE Jul 09, 2016
XPressions CR Dance & Company is a new, professional and affordable dance training program for ages 5 and up. Our diverse program will offer classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, African and Hip-Hop with workshops in Theater, Break dancing and acrobatics. The goal is to offer a fun, stimulating and nurturing environment allowing the students to learn, grow and fabricate. We feature a non competitive and encouraging environment in order to enhance each student’s self esteem and to achieve their highest creative and social potential. As it is important to make dance fun and interesting, developing and empowering our young people to their fullest potential as performers, artists and human beings by instilling discipline, self-confidence, artistry and self esteem-are all stepping stones to success. As a new, exciting and professional dance training program, we want to start of with an 8 week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive as an introduction to our fall/winter classes. We will be renting out dance studios in lower Manhattan which will be a huge preparation for future classes and a dance school. Our hopes are to have our own building in lower or upper Manhattan changing lives, the community and developing the next several generations of artists. XPressions CR Dance & Company future dance school will be equipped with three to four dance exquisite dance studios, a technology lab and a 100-150 black box theater that can transition into a small television studio. The television studio is for students to learn and prepare for dance and acting for television and the technology lab will be a learning process and learn about the arts in the media. Although this is a long term goal, the 8 week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive which will be huge stepping stones to an amazing future by making a big impact on many lives. XPressions CR Dance & Company’s mission is to provide a high quality, affordable dance education for youth and young adults deeply encouraging them to reach and achieve their highest creative and social potential. While providing a great dance program is a huge significance to our professional staff, enhancing each student’s self-esteem will allow them to achieve their highest goals. We would like to encourage positive values through professional dance training to enhance the mind, body and soul. The goal is to offer a fun, artistic and safe atmosphere for young artists to explore, fabricate and perform The summer dance intensive will begin Saturday July 9th and will conclude with an open house showcasing different styles of choreography learned in class. Registrations will begin late May and run throughout June. Our marketing strategy will include social media postings and canvassing several neighborhoods with families and schools. Youth will have classes on Saturdays 11am-4pm and young adults will have classes on Sundays from 12pm-6pm. Tuition for the eight week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive will be $250 with opportunities for partial and full scholarships. XPressions CR Dance & Company is asking for $3500-$6500 for our short term goal. This would assist us with a down payment for the studio rentals for the 8 week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive, part of the fall/winter program, materials to promote and a tablet or laptop to use for administrative and registration processing. Studio rentals runs for $40- $55 per hour depending on the size. The 8 week, Weekend Summer Dance Intensive will be a total of 88 training hours and 5 hours for administrative and rehearsal purposes. Approximately it costs $4500-$4700 for studio rentals and half of this is needed towards the down payment. Marketing costs will be $250. This would include 5x7 postcard flyers, 8x11 flyers and brochures. Technology costs will be $350 for a tablet or laptop. XPressions CR Dance & Company is asking for $3500- $6500 to accomplish our new excursion in changing lives and the community.