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Season 2022/23

DANCE PROGRAMS

Pre-Professional Track Begins August 22nd, 2022

Training Track Begins

September 12th, 2022

PROGRAMS

PRE-PROFESSIONAL TRACK

Intermediate / Advanced

Ages 11 - 19

Limited to 15 students

Begins August 22nd

Enrolled Closed

TRAINING TRACK

Intermediate / Advanced

Ages 11 - 19

Begins September 12th

 Start Enrollment 

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TRAINING TRACK

THE TRAINING TRACK

The Academy’s "Training Track” is built for committed dancers who are seeking to elevate their dance training. The best way we describe it is like “AP classes for dance.” By maintaining lower enrollment numbers we are able to provide quality care to each individual student. Attendance is vital to fostering our student’s growth. Therefore, select classes are required for students to participate in this program.

Ages:

11 - 19 years old

Styles of Classes:

Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, and Jazz.

Cost:

$448 a month

Includes:

9 hours of weekly training

Requirements:

Attend Mondays & Wednesdays classes

 

TRAINING TRACK

Intermediate / Advanced Dancers

Mondays

(Required)

5pm - 7pm

Ballet

(includes pointe option)

Alessandra Di Pierro

7pm - 8:15pm

Modern

Michael Nickerson

Tuesdays

(Optional)

 

6pm - 7pm

Modern

Chad Ortiz

7pm - 8pm

Contemporary

Chad Ortiz

Wednesdays

(Required)

5pm - 6:30pm

Ballet

(includes pointe option)

Hailee Whiddon

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Jazz

Cristina McKeever

7:45pm - 8:45pm

Contemporary

Cristina McKeever

Questions about enrolling?
Call 760.992.6075   |   Email Hello@PalmSpringsDanceAcademy.com

PRE-PROFESSIONAL 

TRACK

THE PRE-PROFESSIONAL TRACK

The Academy’s “Pre-Professional Track” is built for students that want to train and perform.

 

Students will receive all the benefits of the training track program, plus they will be invited to join the Performance Group directed by Michael Nickerson-Rossi and Chad Allen Ortiz. 

 

Accepting 15 students

Ages:

12 - 19 years old

Styles of Classes:

Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Choreography, and Performance.

Cost:

$600 a month

Includes:

12.5 hours of weekly training

Admission to the Palm Springs International Dance Festival Fall and Spring Series 2022/23 

4 masterclasses from working professionals in various dance industries.

Choreography set on them by Academy Directors, Faculty, and Guest Artists. 

Requirements:

Attend Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays classes & Additional Performances

 
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WHAT WE DO

 

The Teen Classes were created for the gifted young dance artist in recognition of their need for highly specialized and rigorous training to prepare young talent for the intense competition they will meet in colleges, conservatories, and the professional dance world.

 

The Palm Springs Dance Academy also provides Intro to Dance as an introduction for new dancers ages 5 - 11 years old. These dance classes will provide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Focuses include Self-awareness, Social Skills, Team Work, Decision Making, Emotional & Artistic Expression, and Locomotive Skills.

 

Adult Classes have been programmed to engage the community. It doesn't matter if you're new to dance or if you've been dancing your whole life. We have a class for you!

 

The Apprenticeship Program provides comprehensive dance education for pre-professional dancers ages 18 - 24 to train among industry leaders in a curriculum of in-depth studies that include; concert dance, theory, composition, and pedagogy.

 

The Academy Performance Group provides students with valuable performance opportunities that will include, but are not limited to; traveling and performing a company repertoire by the directors of the PSDA and guest choreographers.

Interested in enrolling at the Academy?

Give us a call at 760.992.6075

or email hello@palmspringsdanceacademy.com

PRE-PROFESSIONAL TRACK

Intermediate / Advanced Dancers

Mondays

(Required)

5pm - 7pm

Ballet

(includes pointe option)

Alessandra Di Pierro

7pm - 8:15pm

Modern

Michael Nickerson

Saturdays

(Required)

10am - 11am

Stretch/Conditioning

Chad Ortiz & Guests

11am - 12pm

Jumps & Turns Technique

Chad Ortiz & Guests

12pm - 1:30pm

Rehearsal 

Michael, Chad & Guests

Tuesdays

(Optional)

6pm - 7pm

Modern

Chad Ortiz

7pm - 8pm

Contemporary

Chad Ortiz

Wednesdays

(Required)

5pm - 6:30pm

Ballet

(includes pointe option)

Hailee Whiddon

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Jazz

Cristina McKeever

7:45pm - 8:45pm

Contemporary

Cristina McKeever

Questions about enrolling?
Call 760.992.6075   |   Email Hello@PalmSpringsDanceAcademy.com