Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission Theater offers children's classes in a wide variety of dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz, creative movement, salsa, African, flamenco, modern, taiko drumming, and hip hop. Creative movement classes for preschoolers are offered for kids as young as 2.5 years.
Dance Mission also has a terrific program called Grrrl Brigade for girls ages 13 and up. Girls take weekly classes in Afro-Cuban modern dance, hip hop, modern and jazz dance, and taiko drumming. They also offer a Junior Grrrl Brigade for girls ages 9 to 12 years old.
Camps: Dance Mission Theater’s summer camps follow the Grrrl Brigade and Junior Grrrl Brigade curricula. Girls ages 8 and up learn ballet, jazz, modern dance, hip hop, salsa, taiko drumming, belly dancing, yoga, choreography, performance, and self empowerment.
Week-long Summer Sessions:
Ages: 9 to 18 or 6 to 8
Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 9:30am–2:30pm
Cost: $300 for one week, $525 for two weeks
Extended care: 8:30am–9:30am and 2:30pm–5pm ($5 per hour)
Creative Movement Summer Session:
Ages: 3 to 5
Days/Times: Monday through Friday, 9am–noon
Cost: $225 per week
Extended care: 8:30am–9:30am ($25 per week)