THE ULTIMATE DANCE EXPERIENCE

Generation IV Dance (G4) is a week of action-packed non-stop dancing and fun, with an impressive faculty comprised of over 20 of today’s top choreographers and dance professionals. Dancers also perform with the faculty in three live sell-out shows at the gorgeous Academy of Music Theatre. 

 

  • Dancers take classes in hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, ballet, modern, tap, ballroom, musical theater, yoga, conditioning, and more.
     

  • The fully chaperoned G4 Dorm Experience* enables dancers to live on campus for the week with room and board provided. *There is an additional cost for the G4 Dorm Experience and some restrictions apply.
     

Take your dancing to the next level and become one of the thousands of dancers who have called G4 their home-away-from-home for the past ten years.

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July 31 - August 7

GENERATION IV DANCE LEVELS* & TUITION

Tuition includes all classes and rehearsals and an event t-shirt. 

* Sign up by age on registration form. Levels assigned based on total number of registrants.

JUNIORS

Ages

7 – 10

$630

PRETEENS

Ages

11 – 13

$745

TEENS

Ages

14 – 15

$745

SENIORS/

TEACHERS

Ages

16 & UP

$745

ADVANCED/

PROFESSIONALS

Ages

14 & UP

BY AUDITION

$825

Registration TBA

ADD-ONS INCLUDE

Add-ons can be selected on registration form

G4 Dorm Experience – $TBA

(includes 8 days / 7 nights accommodations, 3 meals a day and snacks.
Some restrictions apply)

Shuttle Transportation – $40 – $220 (depending on options chosen)

Shuttle transportation provided to and from Bradley International Airport, and local train and bus stations. See Transportation FAQ for more info.

G4 Show Flashdrive = $50

A recording of one of our three shows, shot and quickly edited for quick turn-around.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

  • $75 Non-refundable deposit at the time of registration

  • 50% due by March 31st

  • Balance due by June 20th.

  • A late fee of $75 will be assessed after June 20th to all accounts with remaining balances.

  • Full refunds are given for cancellations until June 1st (minus the non-refundable deposit). No refunds after June 1st, with the exception of medical cancellations.

  • Medical cancellations will only be accepted with a doctor's note.

  • Checks & Money Orders - Mail to: Generation IV Dance, 11 County Road, Hadley, MA 01035

  • To make installment payments online, log into the dancer’s CampDoc account and follow the directions.

ADVANCED / PROFESSIONAL AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Must be 14 or over (no exceptions)

  • Must have extensive training with a strong ballet foundation

  • Ability in ALL dance styles

  • Interested dancers must audition each year. Previous placement in the Advanced / Pro room does not guarantee placement in subsequent years.

  • Auditions by video submission - Follow the directions below carefully

  • Deadline: June 1st

  • :30 video of contemporary demonstrating ballet technique, and :30 video of hip hop (any choreography whether from a solo, group number, convention, etc.)

  • Video submission should begin with dancer stating their name, where they are from, their age, and whether or not they have been in the Advanced Pro room previously

  • Send video clips to Teddy Forance at teddy@clistudios.com

  • The email subject line MUST read “<Dancer’s Name> Advanced Pro GenIV Audition 2020”

  • Attach a recent headshot to your e-mail (does not have to be a professional photo)

  • Once ALL the videos have been reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email by Mid-July stating whether you have made the AdvancedPro Room or need to be re-evaluated during the Sunday evening Master Class with Teddy.

  • All dancers who submitted a video audition (whether or not they are selected for Advanced/Pro) are invited to attend private master classes on Sunday evening. 

SHOW INFORMATION

  • Three shows, Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 1pm and 7pm, Cost is $40 per ticket plus fees

  • Venue: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main St., Northampton, MA

  • Each show will be identical, and runtime is approximately 2.5 hours

  • Tickets will be sold online, beginning in June, with a pre-sale period for GIV families. Detailed information will be emailed to all GIV families closer to the event
     

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SHOW

  • Every dancer will be selected to perform in at least one piece in the style they selected upon registration (90-95% of the time a dancer will get their first choice of style)

  • Advanced/Pro dancers are placed in two pieces

  • Dancers participating in the Pre-Intensive Workshop (see above) will be in an additional piece (opening number)

  • The only other option for being in an extra piece is for 14 and over advanced tap dancers who are chosen by audition on Sunday night

  • The faculty may reserve the right to occasionally request particular dancers to carry out a theme, etc., and this may result in a small handful of dancers being in more than two numbers. There are also sometimes specialty numbers that only specifically trained dancers can participate in (such as ballroom). These dancers are allowed to be in another number in a style of their choosing.

SHOW ATTIRE/COSTUMES FOR ALL DANCERS

The following is a list of clothing items to have on hand. Keep in mind that dancers are selected for one dance with the exception of older dancers being selected for two. So although only one outfit will actually be required, we won’t know as to which will be designated until all choreographers have been given their group of dancers. Those traveling in who may not have a particular item needed, no worries at all, we will borrow from other dancers, as we realize this is an extensive list to pack. The majority for girls will be either leggings, booty shorts or leotard with a specific color top. Majority of these items that can be found within your existing wardrobes with no need to go out and purchase anything.

ALL DANCERS (Male & Female)

  • Any all black outfit

  • Any all white outfit

  • Earth tone outfit (Brown, deep green, burgundy...etc)

  • Neutral tone outfit (beige, taupe, tan...etc)

  • Colorful Hip Hop outfit

  • Jeans & any solid color top

  • Any pastel colored clothing

  • Navy and any Grey tones

  • Deep jewel tones (Teal, Sapphire, Purple, Red, etc...)

  • Any & all dance shoes except Pointe shoes (do NOT buy dance shoes~ if necessary we will borrow from other dancers)

 

GIRLS

  • Age 14 & over Ballet outfit (black leotard, pink tights, pink shoes)

  • Any Sundress

  • If age 14 & over & selected jazz for style choice, have tan character shoes, and tan fishnets (if possible) and 50’s inspired dress.

 

GUYS

• Cargo/Khaki shorts and solid color tee

• Black dress pants

• White long sleeve button shirt

• Black long sleeve button shirt

• Red accessories

Any questions regarding this list, please reach out to Christine at info@genivdance.com.

TYPICAL DAY AT G4

  • 7:30-8:45 - Breakfast (for dorm students)

  • 9:00-12:30 - Morning Classes

  • 12:30-1:30 - Lunch (Note: Juniors may have a modified lunch schedule)

  • 1:30-4:00 - Afternoon Classes (Note: Juniors end at 2:30)

  • 2:30-4:00 - Juniors Rehearsals

  • 4:15-5:15 - Optional workshops and classes

  • 4:00-5:45 - Rehearsals for some dancers

  • 5:00-7:00 - Dinner (for dorm students) Meal times adjusted to accommodate rehearsal and show needs on Thursday – Saturday

  • 6:00-7:45 - Rehearsals for some dancers

  • 7:45-9:30 - Rehearsals for some dancers

  • Note that not all dancers rehearse during all time slots. When not rehearsing in the evenings, dancers can take advantage of optional workshops and classes, and enjoy some free time.

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