Arts Umbrella Dance by David Cooper
About the Program

Arts Umbrella Dance is a vanguard of developing relevant and wide-reaching dance arts and education. Our holistic and integrative approach is unique, nurturing young dancers to achieve their full potential.

With graduates that go on to perform with some of the world’s most prestigious companies, Arts Umbrella students are applauded as valuable company members for their maturity and understanding of the tenets of professional dance.

Our program has fostered integrity and inspired creativity in a generation of performers. And that growing legacy moves us forward, from a dancers first steps to a professional career

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Our Faculty

Arts Umbrella’s exceptional faculty members are dance artists who have achieved great success in their careers. Their commitment shows in each class, as they collaborate to further the level and standard of dance. Each instructor’s unique expertise strengthens the program foundation in classical ballet, jazz, and contemporary. Our program also offers opportunities to perform world-class choreography, and work with local and international guest artists.

Our Curriculum

Our Dance Program commits to every dancer, from first dance class through elementary, secondary, and into post-secondary schooling. Unique, rigorous, and supportive, the program offers challenges in order to develop the tools needed for success in and out of the studio. The curriculum balances physical development with emotional and intellectual growth, allowing each dancer to build confidence and fully realize his or her own potential. We provide a dance education that is life-changing, having an impact long after graduation.

Support Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella donors, volunteers, and sponsors share the same belief: that arts education can transform a child’s life. Whether attending an event, making a monthly gift, or donating time, our supporters are vital to helping us inspire creativity for good through the arts.