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Aspiring Professional Dancer Intensive 

YAF Aspiring Professional Dancer Intensive an exciting ten-day program for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 11- 16, this is a rigorous program, with the goal of providing the highest level of professional training that will challenge students to reach for their fullest technical and personal development. Dancers will be challenged technically and artistically through daily Classical Ballet Technique, Improvisation, Contemporary, Jazz, Choreography and Modern. Dancers will also be challenged in personal development and enriched through daily discussions / workshops which will explore topics important to aspiring dancers such as college choice, nutrition & fitness, injury prevention and treatment, economic environment, self-improvement and the lifestyle of a professional dancer. 


Students will participate in personal enrichment workshops:

  • Photo session - Head shot, Body shot and Costume feature shot

  • Portfolio creation and First impressions

  • Make-up choice / application and style awareness

  • Understanding the Audition process

  • Injury prevention and treatment

  • The anatomy of a Dancers paycheck

  • Personal Development ‘Mental’ - self-improvement – self-esteem

  • Meal prep plan and nutrition guide


Guest Speakers:

  • College choice - Local University dance department 

  • Dance company life - Dance Company member

  • Professional dancer life – Working commercial dancer (print, touring, television)



Next Dance Intensive TBA


Classes meet from 9:00am-4:00pm.
Tuition: $200 (includes daily lunch)
          $50.00 Non-refundable Deposit due TBA
          $150.00 Balance due by TBA




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