EXPLORE YOUR AREA IN THE ARTS!
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 & Young Adult Programs of The Academy are led by Co-Artistic Directors and the dynamic mother/daughter team, Denise McClendon and Jai McClendon Jones. It 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!
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!
Come participate in one of our unique Workshop experiences, led by notable choreographers, and/or instructors in the Arts & Entertainment industry! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!
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 VIEW CALENDAR!