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DANCE CLASSES

The Palm Springs Dance Academy (PSDA) is the official school of the Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company. The Academy's mission is to provide comprehensive dance education for pre-professional dancers and to serve the community with enrichment, outreach, and after-school dance programs. The faculty at Palm Springs Dance Academy will nurture and stimulate intellectual, artistic, and technical creativity.

PROGRAMS

The Academy is split into three distinct programs for varying ages and training levels.

INTRO TO DANCE

Intro / Beginners

Ages 4 - 12

*classes return February 21st, 2022

MOMENTUM LEVEL

Beginners / Intermediate

Ages 7 - 12

*classes return February 21st, 2022

ACADEMY LEVEL

Intermediate / Advanced

Ages 11 - 19

*classes return January 3rd, 2022

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INTRO TO DANCE PROGRAM

is ideal for new dancers or those who have little previous training.

General Ages Include

4 - 6 & 7 - 12 years old

New to Dancer or Beginning Level

These dance classes focus on Social and Emotional Learning. 

+ Self-awareness

+ Social Skills

+ Team Work

+ Decision Making

+ Emotional + Artistic Expression

+ Locomotive Skills

Available styles of classes include

Ballet, Jazz, and Hip-Hop

Classes are $72 a month

per class spot

 

Tuesdays

5:15pm - 6pm

Hip-Hop

(ages 4 - 6)

Ms. Lexi

6pm - 6:45pm

Hip-Hop

+ Kids on Camera

(ages 7-12)

Ms. Lexi

6:45 - 7:30pm

Jazz

(age tbd)

Ms. Lexi

Wednesdays

5:45pm - 6:30pm

Ballet

(ages 4 - 6)

Ms. Hailee

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Jazz

(ages 7-12)

Ms. Hailee

7:15pm - 8pm

Ballet

(ages 7 -12)

Ms. Hailee

INTRO TO DANCE CLASSES

 
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MOMENTUM LEVEL

Does your dancer have prior training, but is not quite at a higher level yet?

They are gaining momentum!

General Ages include

7 - 12 years old

Beginner / Intermediate Dancer

Available styles of classes include

Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Hip-Hop

Classes are $80 a month

per class spot

 

MOMENTUM LEVEL CLASSES

Classes resume the week of February 21st, 2022

Tuesdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Ballet 

Ms. Hailee

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Modern 

Mr. Chad

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Jazz 

Mr. Chad

Wednesdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Ballet 

Ms. Hailee

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ACADEMY LEVEL

The Academy provides comprehensive dance education for pre-professional dancers to train among industry leaders in a curriculum of in-depth studies that include; concert dance, theory, composition, and pedagogy. Students will receive valuable performance and traveling opportunities.

General Ages Include

11 - 19 years old

Intermediate / Advanced in Ballet

Available styles of classes include

Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Choreography  

Classes are $18 per hour and will be charged monthly based on the number of hours you enroll in.

 
 

ACADEMY LEVEL CLASSES

Mondays

 

 

5pm - 6:45pm

Ballet 

Prof. Gail

6:45pm - 8pm

Modern

Prof. Chad

8pm - 9pm

Jazz

Prof. Chad

Tuesdays

 

 

5:45pm - 7pm

Ballet

Prof. Hailee

7pm - 7:30pm

Pre-Pointe 

Prof. Hailee

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Hip-Hop 

+ Kids on Camera

Prof. Lexi

Wednesdays

4:30pm - 6pm

Ballet

Prof. Alessandra

6pm - 6:45pm 

Variations Class

Prof. Alessandra

6:45pm - 8pm

Modern

Prof. Michael

8pm - 9pm

Contemporary

Prof. Hailee

Saturdays

Starting April 2022

 

10am - 12pm

Dance Production 

Prof. Michael

(Students will choreograph their own dances for the summer showcase 2022).

Enrollment for this class opens in February 2022.

 
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WHAT WE DO

 

The Academy 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.

Gaining Momentum? Classes for beginning-level dancers who have previous training but aren't quite at the level of our core academy programming. Ideal for ages 7 - 15.

 

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