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Pre-Professional Path:
Preparatory Academy

Preparatory Academy Path requires 8.5 hours per week.

(Acceptance by Audition or Teacher Recommendation)

* Required


Proposed Schedule:

5:00 - 7:15 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

12:00 - 1:45 pm Saturday, plus rehearsals when called

Classes include: Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pre-Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop


Summer Requirements: This program requires each dancer to complete 2 weeks of summer intensives at AABD.

This path allows your dancer to continue to focus on ballet technique and will introduce multiple genres necessary for today's dancers. This level builds on basic classical ballet training, vocabulary, and musicality. Your dancer will connect with a group of dancers while developing technical and problem-solving skills. Classes include barre and center work incorporating ballet theory and traditional exercises with floor work for strength and conditioning. A minimum of 2 years prior training recommended.

Additional genres offered include Tap, Musical Theater, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary/Improv, Progressing Ballet Technique.

Dancers may be involved in 3 Performances: Christmas Show, Winter Ballet and the Year-End Recital Production with additional Saturday required rehearsals.  *Additional Show fees


Discounted Monthly Cost $300

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Please email the office if you are interested in pursing the Pre-Professional Path at AABD 

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