2018 Summer Camps

Cirque Stars Performance Camps (ages 5-12 years)

Week #1: June 11th – June 15th, 2018: 9:00am-1:00pm

Week #2: July 16th – July 20th, 2018: 9:00am-1:00pm

Cost: $225

This fun filled circus camp, for kids ages 5-12 years old, will focus on learning new aerial and ground circus techniques on a variety of apparatuses. Circus themed relays, games, obstacle courses and circuit stations will be featured to keep kids engaged and learning circus in a variety of ways! Camp participants will work together to build a group performance routine throughout the week to be performed on the last day of the camp. Parents, family members and friends are all welcome to watch the show!

A 30 minute lunch break from 11:00-11:30am will be given each day. All students must bring their own lunch. Please email iluminaraerial@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This camp is recommended for those new to aerial and students in Iluminar’s AirKids Beginner level classes. This camp is also geared towards any child interested in joining the Cirque Stars Performance Company starting in the fall of 2017. See our “Youth Companies” page for more information about this youth performance company.

Each camp week runs from 9:00am-1:00pm Monday through Friday, price is per week.  A $20 discount will be given for enrollment in two or more camp weeks and for siblings.


Iluminar Youth Performance Camp (ages 7-18 years)

Week #1: June 18th  June 22nd, 2018: 9:00am-2:00pm

Week #2: July 9th - July 13th, 2018: 9:00am-2:00pm

Cost: $275

This intensive youth aerial camp is specifically designed for beginner and intermediate level students ages 7-17 years.  This camp is also geared towards any child interested in auditioning for the Iluminar Flyers or TOO Youth Performance Company starting in the fall of 2018. See our "Youth Performance" page for more information about this youth performance company. This intensive camp will focus on aerial technique, tumbling/acrobatics, dance technique, flexibility/contortion, and partnering in the air. Camp participants will work together to build a group performance routine throughout the week to be performed on the last day of the camp.

Two different weeks offered for the summer, price is per week. A $20 discount will be given for enrollment in both camp weeks and for siblings.


Youth Company Aerial Focus Camp

June 4th-8th, 2018: 9:00-3:00pm

Cost:$350

This intensive camp is designed specifically for current youth company members to concentrate on two different aerial/circus disciplines. Students will pick from the list of disciplines and will focus solely on the training in those fields during the entire camp. Spots are limited in each discipline to be able for the coaches to work in smaller groups. When enrolling in the camp, please email your desired disciplines plus a back-up option. 


Dance Intensive Camp (ages 12+)

June 25th-29th, 2018: 9:00-12:30pm

Cost: $215

This intensive contemporary dance camp for experienced dancers will explore the principles of modern dance. Emphasis is placed on alignment, manipulation of the spine, locomotor skills, and phrasing.  In this camp students will be able to:

1. Participate in movement experiences to facilitate the discovery of vertical alignment and spinal articulation.

2. Explore gravity, rhythm, musicality, and the elements of space and time through various combinations and floor work.

3.Develop coordination skills of different body planes.

4. Utilize knowledge of the body for ease of motion and safety in this movement genre.

Students will work together to create a group performance piece to be performed at the end of the camp week. Students must have at least one year of technical ground dance technique to participate in this camp. 


TOO Audition Prep Camp: 2018-2019 Season

Monday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 26th, 2018: 9:00am-1:00pm

Auditions for TOO 2018/2019 Season: Friday, July 27th at 9:00am

Cost: $215 + $15 Audition Fee (Audition fee due on day of audition)

This camp is specifically for those students interested in auditioning for the 2018-2019 Iluminar TOO season. Iluminar TOO is our youth performance aerial dance company contracted from August, 2018- May 2019 for the upcoming 7th performance season. TOO is Iluminar’s highest commitment level, youth performance company that focuses on the creation of full length theatrical productions in a team based atmosphere. Company members focus their hard work on creating a full length, theatrical production which is performed at a professional theatre at the end of their season. TOO members participate in their own full length production as well as being guest performers in Iluminar's Professional Company production. TOO members also perform in events around the Boulder/Denver area and in Iluminar's studio shows. TOO is an audition based, contract program with the requirement of at least 8 hours of training a week.


Iluminar Flyers Audition Prep Camp: 2018-2019 Season

Monday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 26th, 2018: 12:30-3:30pm

Auditions for Flyers 2018/2019 Season: Friday, July 27th at 9:00am

Cost: $195 + $15 Audition Fee (This is a progressive camp, must sign up for the entire week)

This camp is specifically for those students interested in auditioning for the 2018-2019 Iluminar Flyers season. This performance company will offer students the ability to take their love for the circus arts to the next level, without having to sacrifice too much of their free time.  The Flyers will focus on the creation of aerial acts in a fun and experimental environment while learning the importance of teamwork. This company will meet for 6 hours a week over a 8 month contracted period, working on choreography for two to three shows throughout the season. The program also includes aerial, and ground dance classes throughout the week.