21st Year • Endicott College • Beverly • Massachusetts • USA

The information on this page is for Beantown Camp 2016. Get on the mailing list to get notified when further information for Beantown Camp 2017 is available.

Provisional Schedule Information (subject to change)

Class names and descriptions are being added as they become available. Your track class schedule will be available at camp. Please note, there may need to be changes before the start of camp, but every effort will be made to keep this schedule up to date. Get on the mailing list for updates on Beantown Camp 2016.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30–​10:30am Check-Out (Extended Weekend Monday Night Add-On) Callahan
Mini-Track 1
11:00am–​12:00pm Solo Jazz (All Levels) Jazz Routine with N&N Naomi & Nina Footwork/Rhythm Variations (Int/Adv–Adv) Free Your Feet Jon & Jenna Let's take a "choose your own adventure" approach to your feet, and give you the tools you need to start building your own variations, and finding your voice as a dancer. Jazz Routine Mini-Track (Int–Adv) Jazz Part 3 Jenny Balboa Mini-Track (Beg–Int) Javier & Sylvia Partner Charleston (Beg–Int) Charleston Challenge Richard Basic tandem Charleston required.
12:10–​1:10pm Lunch Dining Hall
Mini-Track 2
1:20–​2:20pm Momentum & Flow (Beg–Int) Whoa Where'd You Go Dan & Jenny Using relative orientation between partners we'll show how unexpected outcomes can be created from the same base. Suspect the Unexpected! Specialty (Beg–Int) Play with Timing Bobby & Gaby Let's get creative with one of the simplest tools available to us, pacing and timing. In this hour, we'll consider different ways we can use our timing in different ways to thrive during mid-tempo and fast songs. Prepare to accomplish great musical feats! Competition/Show (Int–Adv) Conquering Performance Anxiety Michael & Evita Whether it's level auditioning, a Jack & Jill or presenting a showcase routine, we all feel excited, nervous, anxious or petrified. This class will offer insights and ways to address and overcome negative emotions that can prevent you from putting your best foot forward. Solo Jazz (Int/Adv–Adv) Solo Jazz Routine Skye Learn a Jazz routine with some classic steps and a few new ones. Hip Hop Combo Hip Hop Part 4 Eric
Lindy Hop Tracks
2:35–​3:35pm Other Tracks Other Tracks Example Track Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks
3:50–​4:50pm Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks Other Tracks Example Track Other Tracks
5:05–​6:05pm Open Practice Tara Chapel 5:35–​6:05pm Stretching Lori Aerobics Room A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Presentation Big Apple—Roots & Offshoots Judy Pritchett Rose Using excerpts from her documentary, Dancing the Big Apple, and sharing actual memorabilia, Judy Pritchett will talk about the phenomenon of the Big Apple dance craze and its historic roots. The history and authenticity of Frankie Manning's Big Apple choreography will be discussed.
6:10–​7:10pm Dinner Dining Hall
8:00–​9:00pm Beantown's Got Talent Rose
9:15pm–​12:30am Evening Dance Callahan
9:30–​10:30pm Camp Shop Callahan
9:30pm–​12:30am Endicott Pub Gully's
9:30–​10:30pm Talk Adventures In Swing Practice Bobby White Gully'sHow to get better at getting better at swing dancing.
10:30–​12:30pm Gordon Webster & Friends Callahan
12:30am–​Late Late Night Swing & Blues Dance Callahan