Performance Group Audition
Time & Location
About the Event
The Academy Performance Group
September 4th - December 11th, 2021
(some additional dates in 2022)
The Dance Ensemble
Work with the Internationally Renowned, Artistic Director, Michael Nickerson-Ross, who will set new choreographic works on the Academy Dance Ensemble.
Higher Level Dance Classes
Train in a higher-level Ballet class, lead by Professor Kathleen Whitney, and higher-level Modern, lead by Professor Michael Nickerson-Rossi
The East Coast Tour 2021
Travel with the Academy Dance Ensemble. This upcoming season will perform in Pennslyvania, New Jersey, and New York.
Palm Springs International Dance Festival 2021 & 22
Everyone's in your home now. Sixteen high schools, dance schools, and universities travel into Palm Springs to showcase their talent and participate in masterclasses. Represent your Academy at performances for these events.
The Competition Team
January 3rd - May 19th, 2022
Looking for a competitive edge?
Be lead under the Direction of the Academy Faculty, Chad Allen Ortiz, Alessandra Di Pierro, Gail DeZon, and other guest choreographers as the competition team prepares for regional dance conventions.