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YOUTH BEG - ADV ACADEMY

The Academy is the award-winning performing arts training & development school of AREA for novices to professional level dancers. With an emphasis on the McClendon Technique & Philosophy, our students are postured as not only masters of their artistic craft, but leaders of their community.   

The Kids & Pre-Teen Program of  The Academy is led by Denise McClendon with over 40+ years of experience and a track record of creating skilled technical artists, the Academy consists of 2-Program Tracks: Developmental (12-months) and Mold (10-months); and broken up into Training Levels, based upon each students skill, commitment, and next level development. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

PRE-PRO ACADEMY

The Academy is the award-winning performing arts training & development school of AREA for novices to professional level dancers. With an emphasis on the McClendon Technique & Philosophy, our students are postured as not only masters of their artistic craft, but leaders of their community.   

The Trainee Program offers focused and intense training pathways, preparing pre-professional level students for a smooth transition into college or a professional career. Led by award- winning choreographer and director Jai McClendon Jones, students are afforded the opportunity to have a structured training and professional development regime, but also work with other renowned professionals in the entertainment and arts industries, teacher apprenticeships, professional company apprenticeships, and commercial/concert opportunities. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

COMMUNITY CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

AREA !gnite offers “industry ready” open daytime & evening classes, sessions, workshops, and intensives opportunities for every day people!  No matter your age or level of ability, our unique selection of offerings will guarantee an enjoyable experience that will !gnite your passion for the ARTS! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

AREA Events offers a range of performances and events over the course of our Performing Arts season for all audiences and interests! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!






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No matter your age or level of ability, our unique selection of offerings will guarantee an enjoyable experience
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Community Driven!

We believe the arts can uplift and transform our community. That’s why AREA is consistently engaged in community efforts and events to bring awareness throughout Atlanta, and beyond.
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