Intensive training programs are offered for those students who are interested in focusing on the art of dance as their primary extra-curricular activity. The programs are designed to offer students a well-rounded, diverse education in dance training. Age, dance experience, as well as ability are considered for placement. Intensive training programs offer performance opportunities, guest teachers, and extensive individualized instruction. In addition to the end of the year production, intensive study students present an annual holiday performance, as well as various smaller performances throughout the year. Curriculum includes classical ballet and point, modern, jazz, hip-hop/street jazz, tap, lyrical, Pilates, musical theater, improvisation, pedagogy.
This program consists of two to four hours of weekly studies in ballet, jazz, tap, modern and improvisation. Supplemental studies such as hip hop, Irish step and dancers’ gymnastics are available options to be incorporated into studies.
This program consists of two to four hours of weekly studies in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, improvisation, pedagogy and dance history. Optional classes include hip hop, Irish step, dancer’s gymnastics and/or others.
Advanced, intensive training program designed for the advanced high school student. This program consists of six to eight hours of weekly studies in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and repertory. Regular classes also include composition, choreography and improvisation. Increased concert and community performance opportunities are offered.