Youth Winter Dance Intensive

For Dancers 9 to 19 — Registration Open

Winter Dance Intensive

Our Winter Dance Intensive is designed to support developing young dancers through daily classes in classical and contemporary movement styles, as well as special workshops in improvisation, choreography, and conditioning.


All dancers 12+ will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 and all dancers must comply with organization masking mandates.

DEC 28 to DEC 31 / 2021
Our 2021 Winter Dance Intensive features NW Dance Project’s extraordinary roster of faculty and teaching artists mentoring participants through technical dance training, creative development, and artistic expression. With an open and inclusive environment that values the individual creative process, our Winter Dance Intensive focuses on technique, movement, strengthening and conditioning, versatility, and creativity to support a balanced dance training experience.

INTERMEDIATE / Recommended for Age 9 to 13
TUE to FRI – 10:00AM to 2:00PM
includes daily ballet + conditioning + contemporary + hip hop + musical theater

ADVANCED / Recommended for Age 14 to 19
TUE to FRI – 11:30AM to 3:30PM
includes daily ballet + conditioning + contemporary + hip hop + improv + composition

BONUS: Our Youth Winter Dance Intensive can be used as placement for our Pro Track and Junior Track Programs.

REGISTER HERE – you may need to set the “Active Session” dropdown in the top right corner to “Intensives + Workshops” – then click on the “INTENSIVES + WORKSHOPS REGISTRATION” button – and then the appropriate boxes in the “Select a Program” area.

Winter Intensive Fee: $325*
Registrations and payment must be received by DEC 22 / 2021

Have questions? Give us a call at 503.421.7434 or email us at

Photo Credit: Blaine Truitt Covert | Dancer: NW Dance Project company artist, Santiago Villarreal 

Our Youth Winter Dance Intensive will be led by NW Dance Project’s renowned company artists + faculty.
Santiago Villarreal
LeeWei Chao
Maranda Jory
Casey Davenport
Bryan Solante
Annie Borden
Kylie Dimick

Ballet + Conditioning
Female-identifying – Leotard (any solid color) + pink or flesh tone tights + ballet shoes (must match the color of the tights)
Male- identifying – Fitted white t-shirt + black shorts or tights + ballet shoes (black, flesh tone, or white if worn with white socks)
Non-binary – Attire of choice
Hair – Long hair must be secured away from the face, neck and shoulders. A bun is preferred if practical. Braids are accepted, but should not exceed a length much lower than the shoulder. The thickness of the braids should allow for a safe, secure, appropriately sized ballet bun that does not move. Shorter hair should be secured with a headband.

Contemporary + Musical Theater + Hip Hop + Workshops
Form fitting dance, yoga or athletic wear. Long hair should be secured back. Bare feet or socks only.

No Jewelry Allowed

Don’t forget to bring a water bottle for breaks!