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Charleston Heights Dance Camps

Summer 2014

Youth Summer Dance Camp
Four weeks: Monday, July 7 to Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration May 1 - Saturday, July 5, 2014
Fee: $275, Register on or before Saturday, June 14 and save $25.

Does your child love to dance? The Charleston Heights Arts Center offers committed young dancers an opportunity to train, meet new people & succeed in a discipline atmosphere.Enrollment is open to Intermediate-Advanced dancers 12 years up to 18 years (or with instructor approval).

Registration includes training in dance disciplines and techniques that will include contemporary ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, choreography and more taught by dance professionals!

Dance attire required. Please bring lunch and snacks.

Performance Friday, August 1, 1:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Roberts Theatre of Performing Arts.

Register Here!

Call 702-229-6383 for more information. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

CHAC Dance Camp Instructor Bios

Jacqueline Koenig is originally from Southern California and received her B.A. in dance from the University of California, Irvine. As a classroom teacher, Jacqueline has more than 15 years of dance experience. As a paraprofessional, she has been teaching and choreographing for the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts High School and for KO Knudson Middle School. Recently, she worked as a teaching artist for the Young Audiences / Smith Center and PBS "Between the Lions" residencies. In 2009, Jacqueline was chosen as a teaching artist for the Southern Nevada Wolf Trap, a Smith Center early learning through the Arts Program.

Lorenzo Shelley teaches the Charleston Heights Arts Center’s Saturday youth dance classes that include Creative Movement, Ballet/Jazz, Ballet Fundamentals, and Hip Hop for students spanning ages 2 to 15 years old. Mr. Shelley has been a principal dancer for the West Las Vegas Arts Center dance ensemble for the past 5+ years. Since 2009, Lorenzo has participated in and has worked his way up to becoming a mentor in the west Las Vegas dance program by assisting with teaching and dance instruction for youth in their Performing and Visual Arts Camp held annually at the West Las Vegas Arts Center. Before becoming an employee, Lorenzo was first a city of Las Vegas Volunteer and taught classes for free. This teaching experience has made him a valued member of the staff at the Charleston Heights Arts Center.

Elizabeth Snyder was born in Seattle, WA and began to study dance at All That Dance (ATD) Seattle at a young age. She was fortunate to have the opportunity to dance with the ATD Company for 3 years and worked as a dance teacher and assistant choreographer for 2 years. Elizabeth then moved to Los Angeles to study dance at the collegiate level, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Elizabeth participated in intensive study of Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical/Contemporary and Dance Composition while in school, with an emphasis on dance education. Elizabeth taught dance at LMU and in the surrounding community and she also performed on the LMU main stage in many LMU faculty and student concerts. In 2013, Elizabeth moved to the Las Vegas area and in 2014 she began teaching dance at the Charleston Heights Arts Center.

Spring 2015 – Mark Your Calendar

Youth Spring Break Dance Camp (ages 12 to 18)
One week: Held five days: Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 3, 2015
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $75. Advanced registration is required.

Dedicated young dancers will flourish within this weeklong intensive and disciplined atmosphere. Enrollment is open to dancers 12 years up to 18 years (or with instructor approval). Instruction will be led by Jackie Koenig Lorenzo Shelley and Elizabeth Snyder. Dance attire required with hair worn up (away from face). Please bring drinks/water & snacks daily.

A student demonstration for family and friends will conclude the camp taking place Friday, April 3, 6:30 p.m.

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383