Ages 8-10 | Levels 3IP, 4IP, and 5IP
The Intensive Program is designed for students who wish to advance their technique, with classes in ballet, jazz, character, contemporary, conditioning, and Cecchetti Exam Preparation. All dancers are required to take the full program as designed, attending 3-5 classes per week.
After completing Level 5IP, students may audition for Pre-Elementary, APT Junior, or continue with General Program Level 6.
Dancers enrolled in 3IP, 4IP, and 5IP must attend one week of our Junior Summer Dance Intensive each summer.
Admissions are made in consultation with Dance Faculty.
Ages 11-12 | Levels 6-7
This after-school program introduces dancers to the rigour and physical demands of professional training, with a primary focus on ballet. Students take 12-16 hours of class per week, receiving an in-depth education with an emphasis on technique, vocabulary, and style. In addition to regular classes, advanced students work with renowned guest artists and perform world-class choreography through participation in Arts Umbrella Dance Company. Performances are an integral part of the program, through which students develop a strong sense of community and a thorough understanding of their craft.
Dancers enrolled must attend one week of our Junior Summer Dance Intensive each summer. Admissions are by audition.
Afternoon Professional Training Program
This after-school program is designed for committed teen dancers. The APT student is interested in devoting time to the development of their dance education and performance opportunities. Discipline, focus, and time management are required, as students will maintain a full-time school schedule while dancing 12-15 hours per week, including three classes and a weekend rehearsal.
Dancers enrolled must attend one week of our Junior or Teen Summer Dance Intensive each summer, depending on age. Admissions are by audition.
For uniform requirements, please visit our Dance Uniforms page.