The Carr Center  Summer Dance Intensive in partnership with The Debbie Allen Dance Academy Returns July 17th – 29th

The Carr Center’s annual Summer Dance Intensive, presented in partnership with The Debbie Allen Dance Academy (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.

The Detroit Summer Dance Intensive is a full two-week program which runs 9am – 5pm, Monday  through Saturday and culminates with a recital presented in the state-of-the-art Ford Theater inside of Detroit School of Arts. Dancers will be given instruction in the following areas of study:

  • West African
  • Dunham
  • Modern
  • Hip Hop
  • Ballet 
  • Tap
  • Jazz Dance History

All students must audition to participate in the Intensive. Auditions for the Intensives will be held next Spring so stay tuned for details. For more information about the summer dance intensive contact Arts Academy Coordinator, Gina Ellis