Registration for Summer Arts Programs available SOON!
SMAPA's 2019 Primetime Summer Arts Program is THREE 2-Week Sessions
1st Session: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4), Fee: $725
2nd Session: 7/15-7/26, Fee: $800
3rd Session: 7/29-8/9, Fee: $800
Payment Plans Available
SUMMER CLASSES 2019 (See Class Schedules Page in May 2019)
Preschool and Junior - TBA
Prep and Adult - June 24 - Aug 24
SUMMER ARTS PROGRAMS 2019
You may sign up for multiple sessions and early sign-up is highly recommended. Payment Plans available. Call or email for more information.
Preschool Prime Time Summer Arts (ages 3-5) - (1 week sessions)
Session 1 Fairy Tales: June 24 - June 28, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 2 Outer Space: July 1 - July 5, 2019 (closed July 4th), Fee: $180
Session 3 Disney: July 8 - July 12, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 4 Super Heroes: July 15 - July 19, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 5 Dinosaurs: July 22 - July 26, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 6 Circus: July 29 - August 2, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 7 Under The Sea: August 5 - August 9, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 8 Disney: August 12 - August 16, 2019, Fee: $225
Session 9 Fairy Tales: August 19 - August 23, 2019, Fee: $225
Prime Time Summer Arts (ages 6-14) - (three 2 week sessions), Session 1 Fee: $725, Session 2 & 3 Fee: $800/each
Session 1: July 1 - July 12, 2019 (closed July 4th), Fee: $725
Session 2: July 15 - July 26, 2019, Fee: $800
Session 3: July 29 - August 9, 2019, Fee: $800
Multi-Disciplinary Dance Intensive - two age groups (ages 8-11) and (ages 12 + up) - one 2 week session, individual weeks optional
Week 1: August 12 - August 16, 2019
Week 2: August 19 - August 23, 2019
Fee for 1 week: $400; Fee for 2 weeks: $750
PRESCHOOL PRIME TIME SUMMER ARTS FAQs
(ages 3-5 / must be potty trained)
• All children must be potty trained – no diapers or pull-ups
• Smocks or an old T-shirt are required for art
• A leotard and bare feet for Creative Movement/Pre-Dance
• Leotard and ballet slippers for Pre-Ballet (tights and skirts are optional)
• Imagination is needed for Spark (drama)
• The love of singing is needed for Music
• Children should bring a healthy snack from home
• Previous dance experience is not necessary
• Students who have not previously attended SMAPA classes are welcome
• Students may take any combination of weekly theme-based sessions
• See above for fees
PRIME TIME SUMMER ARTS FAQs
AGE REQUIREMENTS: Campers Should Be 6 Years Old At The Start Of Camp Or Entering 1st Grade In September.
What do students wear?
Comfortable clothing should be worn daily. Shorts and a t-shirt are suggested (no jeans).
What kinds of shoes are needed?
All students are requested, though not required, to have jazz shoes or sneakers for hip hop classes. West African Dance is barefoot.
What clothes are needed for the final performance?
Generally the students wear black or navy blue bike shorts, regular shorts, skorts or capris with a bright solid color T-shirt (no decorations). Additional “costume” pieces may be needed based on each individual group dance project. A 10% discount is given at our dance store.
Are all camp shows the same?
No, all three shows have different songs, dramatic pieces and group projects. The show will be the final Friday of each session from 2:00pm - 3:30pm.
Do children need previous training in order to participate in the Primetime Arts program?
No, all hip hop and West African classes are basic level. Chorus and drama classes are designed to build skills and stimulate creativity while encouraging and nurturing each child's love of theatre arts.
Are lunches provided?
Lunch is not provided. Students are required to bring their lunch in soft cloth or plastic bags labeled with their name. Refrigeration is available for all lunches. No bulky lunch boxes as space is limited.
Are snacks provided?
One daily snack is provided. A second snack should be provided from home and packed separately from lunch bags.
How long is the program day?
The day begins at 9am and concludes at 4pm. Each age group participates in 4 classes per day - 2 before lunch, separated by a snack, and 2 following lunch also separated by a snack.
Are before and aftercare provided?
Before-care is available from 8am to 8:45am for an additional $10 per week. For an additional $75 per week, aftercare is provided until 6pm at SMAPA's studio at 14 South Park Street, Montclair, NJ.
Who do I call in case of emergency?
Call the SMAPA Studio at 973-655-9819.
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DANCE INTENSIVE (ages 8 + up) FAQs
is designed to give the intermediate to advanced level student exposure to and experience in different dance forms on a weekly basis
3 hour choreography workshops held each Thursday and Friday and led by instructor offer students the opportunity to create movement pieces
over the three weeks, this process of creating and collaborating culminates in an informal presentation on Friday, Aug 23, 2019
participation in full 2 week program is preferable, but not mandatory
only students registered in the final week will participate in the performance
each dancer should bring each day: proper dance attire (including knee pads, ballet slippers and jazz sneakers), reusable water bottle AND a passion for dance!