South Coast Conservatory

27652 Camino Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Call us at (949) 367 - 0099

Pre-Academy Ages 4-7

One week, half-day camps combining fun themes with music and movement. Students will perform a showcase at the end of the camp.

Register for Pre-Academy Camps & Intensives

Ballet Princess Camp w/ Sara Sanders & Amelia Barron

June 12 - 16 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

July 10 - 14 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

July 31 - Aug 4 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Join us for a magical week of being your favorite ballet princess. Students will engage in daily ballet class, princess crafts, and will learn the dances from timeless fairy tales.


CHEERNASTICS CAMP w/ Sara Sanders & Serenity Harry

June 26 - 30 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Learn fun dance routine, cheers, flexibility and gymnastic skills for cheer leading, combining cheer, jazz and tumbling with upbeat music. This camp is unique and fun!


NINJA WARRIOR CAMP w/ Mychal Gabb

July 10 - 14 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Do you have what it takes to be a ninja warrior?! This camp teaches our youngest students an all new sport, with concentrations in both athletic skill and character development. Improve your strength, agility, creativity, and discipline while you become an unstoppable ninja legend!


Mini hip hop w/ Mychal Gabb

July 17 - 21 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

July 24 - 28 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

This camp will incorporate age-appropriate pop and hip-hop music for boys and girls to learn basic choreography, body isolations and perfect their hip-hop swag through combinations and dance games.


Song and Dance w/ Amelia Barron

July 24 - 28 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

A super fun one-week camp for girls and boys, with acting, singing and dancing to songs from Beauty and the Beast. Students will work with directors and singing coaches for an abridged showcase in our studio theatre.


Academy Ages 8-11

One week, half-day camps combining various styles of dance and performing arts. There will be a showcase at the end of the camp.

Register for Academy Camps & Intensives

TUMBLING CAMP w/ Michele Gerlach

June 12 - 16 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

July 17 - 21 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Tumbling camp is held in our state-of-the-art tumbling room with trampolines, mats and other equipment to help students focus on balance, jumps, rolls and flexibility. Students will work on handstands, cartwheels, back bends, splits, rolls and basic tumbling fundamentals.


Hip Hop & Break Camp w/ Mookie Washington & Jada Smith

June 12 - 16 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

July 31 - Aug 4 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

Boys and girls alike will enjoy learning the basics of hip-hop, break and funk. While developing creativity, coordination and musicality, students will perfect their hip-hop swag through combinations and dance games.


BALLET CAMP w/ Renee Fox-Moore

July 10 - 14 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

July 31 - Aug 4 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

Practice graceful movements in a nurturing environment with classical ballet music. In this camp we focus on fundamental placement of the body, legs, arms and head through exercises at the barre and center floor. We will also work on strong technical skills such as jumps, leaps and turns.


Jazz/Lyrical Camp w/ Sarah Gabb

July 17 - 21 @ 9am-12pm (San Clemente)

Our instructors focus on jazz and ballet technique, while challenging dancers to use emotion to individually interpret music and express themselves. We will teach expressive, fluid movement that is soft, flowing and graceful.


Musical Theatre Camp w/ Nyquita Wilson & Marji Himes

July 24 - 28 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

A one week Musical Theatre camp for beginning and intermediate level performers. Students will rehearse and perform songs from “Beauty and the Beast”. Performance will be in our studio theater on the last day of camp.


Rockette camp w/ Renee Fox-Moore

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel)

New this summer! Learn Rockette-style moves and choreography taught by a former Rockette dancer! Experience tap and jazz dance combinations just like the dancers at Radio City Music Hall and get ready to join the kick-line!


ACCELERATED Ages 5-16

One week, full-day camps combining various styles of dance and performing arts. There will be a showcase at the end of the camp.

Register for Accelerated Camps & Intensives

EA/Bc/DT Auditions w/ SCC’s Accelerated Instructors

June 26 - 30 @ 9am-3:30pm (Laguna Niguel)

This intensive is your chance to audition for next year’s Ballet Conservatory, Dance Teams and Commercial Conservatory (known as Elite Academy). Classes will include Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Acro/Stretch for all. Tap and Hip Hop classes for Elite Academy only. Pointe and Character classes for Ballet Conservatory only.


Ballet Conservatory Intensive w/ Maria Tikhomirova & Enton Hoxha

July 17 - 21 (Laguna Niguel)

BC 1 & 2 @ 9am-1:45pm BC 2 & 3 @ 9am-2:45pm

This program will start with a one week audition intensive (above) in June and a one week Summer training intensive in July which will consist of Master Classes, technique, choreography, and new classes such as costuming, nutrition, make-up instructions and audition techniques. The intensive will conclude with a photo shoot and a showcase.


Elite Academy Intensive w/ SCC’s Accelerated Instructors

July 24 - 28 (Laguna Niguel)

Pre-EA and EA 1 @ 9am-12:15pm EA 2 & 3 @ 9am-2:45pm

This program starts with a one week audition (see above) in June and a one week Summer training intensive in July. This fun-filled intensive will consist of Master Classes, technique, choreography, and new classes such as musical appreciation, acting, and improvisation. The intensive will conclude with a photo shoot and a showcase.


Acro Intensive (ages 8-13) w/ Michele Gerlach & Theresa Turner

July 31-Aug 4 @ 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel)

This 5 day intensive is for intermediate to advanced level tumblers. The program includes classes focused on the development and mastery of skills through strength, flexibility, and conditioning. The intensive will also include learning acro routines synchronized to music demonstrated at the end of the camp.


Musical Theatre Intensive (ages 8-13) w/ Marji Himes & Amelia Barron

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel)

The MT intensive is geared toward intermediate level students who have had at least 1 year experience of acting, singing and dancing. The week will be focused on learning the songs, script and choreography from Beauty and the Beast and auditioning for the Musical Theatre program.


Contemporary intensive (ages 8-13) w/ Mika Mitsu & Guests

Aug 7 - 11 @ 9am-1pm (Laguna Niguel)

This intensive will focus on technical and choreographic elements of contemporary dance. The schedule will include contemporary classes and repertoire with Mika and guest choreographers. Concludes with a showcase.


PRE-PRO Ages 14-21

Intensives for intermediate and advanced dancers. Incredible faculty, exciting choreography and a chance to be placed in our companies.

Register for Pre-Pro Camps & Intensives

Production Design w/ Amelia Barron & Jena Minnick

June 12 - 16 @ 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel)

This intensive will focus on the elements of theatre design including: sets, lighting design, costuming and sound. We will cover all concepts and skills required to plan and implement small to full scale productions. Work opportunities available to select students that complete this program.


Artists Emerging w/ Jacquelyn Sutkowi & Guests

July 31- Aug 4 @ 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel)

This intensive is for those students who have a strong ambition towards working in the dance and entertainment industry. Classes will include technique, choreography and career building opportunities. Includes auditions for the Artists Emerging Company.


Choreography w/ Amanda White & Chard Gonzalez

Aug 14 - 18 @ 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel)

This intensive will guide students through the choreographic process including: movement exploration, composition, rehearsal and performance. This program emphasizes the creativity in the conceptual development and the use of choreographic devices. Will conclude with a student showcase.


teacher training Retreat w/ Jena Minnick, Chard Gonzalez & Guests Teachers

Aug 26 & 27 @ 9am Sat until 3:30pm Sun (overnight)

A training retreat for teacher’s assistants or students interested in becoming a teacher. Enjoy fun activities to emphasize building a student’s confidence, classroom management, lesson plan development, dance methodologies, and the SCC secrets of how to create happy healthy dancers.


Calendar and Pricing


June 12 - 16

Register for June 12 - 16 Camps & Intensives
Production Design (ages 14-21) Amelia & Jena 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel) $295
Ballet Princess Camp (ages 5-7) Sara Sanders 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Tumbling Camp (ages 5-7) Michele Gerlach 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Hip Hop & Break (ages 8-11) Mookie & Jada 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

June 26 - 30

Register for June 25 - 30 Camps & Intensives
EA/BC/DT Auditions (age 5-10) Various Instructors 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $245
EA/BC/DT Auditions (age 12 only) Various Instructors 10am-1:30pm (Laguna Niguel) $245
EA/BC/DT Auditions (age 11-16) Various Instructors 12:30-3:30pm (Laguna Niguel) $245
Cheernastics (ages 5-7) Sara Sanders 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

July 10 - 14

Register for July 10 - 14 Camps & Intensives
Ninja Warrior (ages 5-7) Mychal Gabb 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Ballet Camp (ages 8-11) Renee Fox-Moore 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195
Ballet Princess Camp (ages 5-7) Amelia Barron 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

July 17 - 21

Register for June 17 - 21 Camps & Intensives
Ballet Conservatory Intensive Enton & Maria 9-1:45 (BC 1 & 2) / 9-2:45 (BC 3 - & 5) $245/$295
Mini Hip Hop (ages 5-7) Mychal Gabb 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Tumbling Camp (ages 5-7) Michele Gerlach 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Jazz/Lyrical Camp (ages 8-11) Sarah Gabb 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

July 24 - 28

Register for July 24 - 28 Camps & Intensives
Elite Academy Intensive Various Instructors 9-12:15(pre-EA 1) / 9-2:45(EA 2 & 3) $245/$295
Song and Dance (ages 5-7) Amelia Barron 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Musical Theatre (ages 8-11) Nyquita & Marji 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Mini Hip Hop (ages 5-7) Mychal Gabb 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

July 31 - AuG 4

Register for July 31 - Aug 4 Camps & Intensives
AE Intensive (ages 14-21) Jacquelyn Sutkowi 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel) $295
Acro Intensive (ages 7-13) Michele Gerlach 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel) $295
Ballet Princess Camp (ages 5-7) Sara Sanders 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Hip Hop & Break (ages 8-11) Mookie & Jada 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Ballet Camp (ages 8-11) Renee Fox-Moore 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

August 7 - 11

Register for Aug 7 - 11 Camps & Intensives
Contemporary Intensive (ages 8-13) Mika & Guests 9am-1pm (Laguna Niguel) $245
Musical Theatre Intensive (ages 8-13) Marji Himes 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel) $295
Cheernastics (ages 5-7) Sara Sanders 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Ninja Warrior (ages 5-7) Mychal Gabb 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Rockette Camp (ages 8-11) Renee Fox-Moore 9am-12pm (Laguna Niguel) $195
Song and Dance (ages 5-7) Amelia Barron 9am-12pm (San Clemente) $195

August 14 - 18

Register for Aug 14 - 18 Camps & Intensives
Choreography Intensive Amanda & Chard 9am-3pm (Laguna Niguel) $295

August 26 - 27

Register for Aug 26 - 27 Camps & Intensives
Teacher Training Retreat (ages 14+) Jena & Chard Aug 26 (9-3) & 27 (9-overnight) $195