High School for {the Performing Arts} High School for {the Performing Arts}
Dance

 

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 The goal of the Dance Academy is to develop versatile dancers and prepare them for the technical demands of a career and post-secondary education in dance. The foundation of dance for every student in the academy is ballet. In addition rigorous training is received in modern, jazz, tap, contemporary and hip-hop technique. The academy offers a positive, yet demanding, environment where dancers are guided to explore their potential as technicians, artists and young adults.

Conservatory style program
Based on a four-year foundation of ballet and modern dance conservatory-style program, the academy transforms dancers into powerful and expressive artists with the skills and versatility to perform in any dance genre.

Conditioning & Care
Essential to promoting the life of a dancer students learn to to appreciate and care for their bodies though proper conditioning, dance technique, rest and nutrition.

Holistic Learning
Taught by a faculty of professional dancers students are challenged to develop critical thinking and awareness through study and performance of work from master choreographers, they learn about the historical and contemporary influences.

The depth and breadth of training received by dancers in the academy results in versatility and excellence that prepares students for a wide range of career and educational opportunities.