Bayside Youth Ballet held a Summer Dance Experience from July 16 through July 20th at Diggs School of Dance for children from Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, and Lancaster Counties. The children were introduced to classical ballet with the goal of providing rich experiences for them to enjoy and encourage an appreciation for the art of dance.
The week long half-day camp focused on learning and experiencing the world of dance at no expense to campers. The children were directed by two professional dance instructors with assistance from dancers from Bayside Youth Ballet, ages 13 – 18. Music appreciation and crafts enhanced what the campers learned and the instructors also weaved dance history, choreography and terminology into their experience. The learning of technique and skills were demonstrated in a performance for families on the final day.