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Michael Nickerson-Rossi 

& 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."

-Michael Nickerson-Rossi

 

Train in the following core classes:

Modern

Ballet & Pointe

Contemporary

Partnering

Choreography/Composition

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

 

CORE CLASSES

ADVANCED

Ages 13 - 18

INTERMEDIATE

Ages 10 - 13

BEGINNER

Ages 7 - 10

INTRO TO DANCE

Ages 5 & 6

PRIVATES | all ages | all styles 

WEEKEND PROGRAMMING

NRD2

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Ages 12 - 18

ELECTIVE

MASTER CLASSES

Any age

APPRENTICESHIP

PROGRAM

Ages 18 - 24

DANCE EDUCATORS

FORUM

Ages 18+

PSDA may move students based on experience.

 

PRICING

6 CORE CLASSES PER WEEK

Ages 10 - 18

Per Class

$12.80

with 9 month contract

 

SAVE AN ADDITIONAL $920.00 WITH 6 CORE CLASS SPECIAL

Offer Expires August 15th

+ Monthly Payments of $307 with nine month contract

+ 6 Core Classes of choice per week

+ Save $173.00 a month on classes

+ Spot in June 2021 Performance 

+ Add on another class at the same rate of $12.80 per class

+ 1 hour private with Directors Michael or Chad

6 CORE CLASS OPENING SPECIAL with 9 Month Contract

+ Monthly Payments of $207 with nine month contract

+ $8.65 Per Class with 9 month contract

+ 6 Core Classes of choice per week

+ Save an additional $100.00 a month on classes ($273.00 savings)

+ Spot in June 2021 Performance

+ Add on another class at the same rate of $8.65 per class

+ 1 hour private with Directors Michael or Chad

+ Offer Expires August 15th, 2020

3 CORE CLASSES PER WEEK

Ages 7 - 18

Per Class

$16.40

with 9 month contract

1 CORE CLASS PER WEEK

Ages 5 - 18

Monthly Payments of $72.00 for nine month contract

+ 1 Core Class of choice per week

+ Save $8.00 a month on classes

+ Spot in June 2021 Performance 

+ Add on another class at the same rate of $18.00 per class

Drop in Rate

$20 per class

+ Available for All Ages

+ Ideal for trial class

FALL CONCERT 2020 DETAILS

Requirements

+ Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 Core Classes at PSDA

+ Ages 12 - 18 at an intermediate to advanced technique level

+ Attend professional development class

+ Attend scheduled rehearsals with minimal absences

Audition

August 14th, 2020

Rehearsal schedule 

+ Every Saturday 

+ September 12th - October 17th, 2020

+ 9am - 10am Professional Development Class

+ 10am - 2pm Rehearsals (TBD on cast and rehearsal needs)

Performance

October 24th, 2020

During the Palm Springs International Dance Festival Fall Preview

Cost

+ Professional Development Class   $16 x 6 weeks = $96

+ Rehearsal Time                          $30 x 6 weeks = $180

+ Production Fee                                                 = $100

               NRD2 Performance Group Fee               = $376

               Plus your choice of 3 or 6 Core Classes

Performance Fee Payment Due for Fall Concert 2020

September 10th, 2020

+ Monthly Payments of $197.00 for nine month contract

+ 3 core classes of choice per week

+ Save $43.00 a month on classes

+ Spot in June 2021 Performance 

+ Add on another class at the same rate of $16.40 per class

Per Class

$18.00

with 9 month contract

FALL CONCERT

October 24th, 2020

6 week program

$376

plus core classes

WINTER CONCERT

December 12th, 2020

6 week program

$376

plus core classes

SPRING CONCERT

Spring 2021

6 week program

$376

plus core classes

BUNDLE PACKAGE

buy all three performances at $999

plus core classes

Expires September 10th

NRD2 PERFORMANCE GROUP

Ages 12 - 18

DROP IN

SCHEDULED PERFORMANCES for NRD2 Performanace Group

Palm Springs

International Dance Festival

Fall Preview 2020

October 24th, 2020

NRD2 PERFORMANCE GROUP

WINTER CONCERT

in Palm Springs, CA

December 12th, 2020

Palm Springs

International Dance Festival

2021

March 2021

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