The Carr Center  Summer Dance Intensive in partnership with
The Debbie Allen Dance Academy

The Carr Center’s annual Summer Dance Intensive, presented in partnership with The Debbie Allen Dance Academy of Los Angeles, CA. (DADA), is a world class dance program designed for dancers ages 8 – 21. The staff of DADA is composed of nationally and internationally recognized dance masters under the direction of the iconic Debbie Allen.

All students must audition to participate in the Intensive. Ms. Allen will be present and conduct the audition.

The audition will be Sunday on April 30, 2023 from 12:00PM-4:00pm at Detroit School of Arts, 123 Selden Street. Doors will open at 11:15AM. Be prepared to stay for the entire audition. 

Dancers should dress in appropriate dancewear; girls-black leotard with flesh tone tights, boys: white tee shirt with black jazz pants. Please bring Ballet and Jazz shoes.

The dance intensive dates are July 17, 2023 to July 29, 2023, Monday through Saturday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Classes will be in the following techniques: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, African and Tap. The intensive culminates with a final showcase performance on Saturday July 29th in the Ford Theatre at the Detroit School of Arts. 

Audition registration fee is $25.00 and is non-refundable. For more information about the summer dance intensive contact Arts Academy Coordinator, Gina Ellis