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DANCE This Camp at Centrum

2023 DANCE This Camp at Centrum

August 13-20, 2023
Ft. Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA
Grades 9-12


Presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Centrum, The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere.

Each day includes technique classes and repertory sessions, with time for meals and exploring the Fort Worden campus. At the end of the week, students share their work at a Sunday showcase for friends and family.

  • Classes include Modern, Hip Hop, Jazz, Cultural and other dance forms
  • Residency program with private dorm rooms, counselors and staff
  • Beach, Bon Fire, Talent Share and more!
  • Final share performance at McCurdy Pavilion at Ft. Worden

DANCE This Camp at Centrum

Open to high school students grades 9-12 with all levels and experience

Centrum is located at Ft. Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA
Renovated Fort buildings serve as students’ home and dance studios during residency. Perched on the Northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, Fort Worden offers 450 acres of sandy beaches, wooded hills, wetlands, and a historic campus, with stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic and Cascade ranges. Renovated Fort buildings, including classrooms, dormitories, performance and studio spaces, serve as students’ homes during their time at Centrum. Dorm wings are supervised by experienced dorm counselors.

Photos by David Conklin

We will be using the following protocols for DANCE This Camp:

  • Rapid Testing upon arrival, and as needed throughout the week
  • Masking is optional

For questions and/or to inquire about group rates contact, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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DANCE This Camp at Centrum


Rex Kinney – STG Associate Director of Education, DANCE This Program Manager
Andrea Freed – DANCE This Administrator

Yaw Amponsah (West African Drumming)
Kirsten Barron Kinney (Contemporary)
Etienne Cakpo (West African Dance)
Nia-Amina Minor (Jazz)
Erick “Spider” Paul (Hip Hop)
Ellie Sandstrom (Modern)


Seattle Theatre Group (STG) is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization that operates the historic Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres in Seattle. Our mission is to create enriching experiences in the arts, engage diverse communities, and steward historic theatres. Our vision is for STG to be the people’s theatre. All are welcome and represented.

Centrum is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Centrum promotes creative experiences that change lives.