& BFA Dance Director of Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute, Danah Bella
Under the guidance of Artistic Director Michael Nickerson-Rossi, who has provided residency work and is adjunct professor at prestigious institutions such as NYU, Princeton Ballet ( American Repertory Ballet ), Johns Hopkins University-Peabody Conservatory BFA Dance and Drexel. The faculty at Palm Springs Dance Academy will nurture and stimulate intellectual, artistic and technical creativity.
The Palm Springs Dance Academy ( PSDA ), the official school of the Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company, was created for the gifted young dance artist in recognition of their need for highly specialized and rigorous training. The mission of the Academy is to prepare young talent for the intense competition they will meet in colleges, conservatories, and the professional dance world.
The Academy provides a comprehensive dance education for pre-professional dancers to train among industry leaders in a curriculum of in-depth studies that includes; concert dance, theory, composition, and pedagogy. Students will receive valuable performance opportunities that will include, but are not limited to; traveling and performing company repertoire offered annually through auditions.
"Our students will be well equipped to self advocate for both professional / college tracks."
Train in the following core classes:
Ballet & Pointe
Academy Schedule runs:
September 8th 2020 - June 25th, 2021
End of the year performance:
End of June 2021
Holidays off include:
October 19th - 25th, 2020
November 26th - 28th, 2020
December 21st 2020 - January 3rd, 2021
PRIVATES | all ages | all styles
PSDA may move students based on experience.