pre-pro

ACADEMY is the award-winning performing arts training & development school of AREA. 

ACADEMY is designed for talented and gifted dancers between 6-16yrs to be developed for a professional career in Dance/Performance.

 

Students are selected based upon their dance skills, commitment, physical strength, desire to improve, and coachability. These students are evaluated by the Director, and have set Program class structures over a 12-month training cycle (August-July). 

2021-22 ACADEMY SEASON

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SUBMIT

reGISTRATION PAYMENT

Please complete the ACADEMY registration via the Link below.

TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

  • SEASON: Training & Performance

  • SEASON+: Training, Performance, Industry Development, Bookings & Castings

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enrollment& session payment

After Registering your child(ren) and submitting payment, anticipate an Email from our AREA Staff to finalize your Enrollment, Tuition and Level Placement by the Academy Director.

Levels will be placed based upon skill level and age.

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confirm enrollment

Welcome to the ACADEMY! Check your email to confirm enrollment, and next steps for  Orientation Day! Season starts August 2, 2021! 

Questions? Info@myAREAatlanta.com

academy BENEFITS

TRAINING 

Weekly progressive classes in Concert & Commercial Dance styles, Musical Theater, and Industry preparation.

WORKSHOPS

Exclusive experiences with AREA partnering resources, organizations, and professionals 

INDUSTRY PREP

Access to exclusive opportunities and preparatory options for success in the Entertainment industry. 

PERFORMANCES

At least 3 performances a Season, with other options available based upon Performance Track.

COMPETITIONS

Elevating students showmanship, skill, and next level opportunities

MENTORSHIP

Receive guidance and advice from AREA Alum, and other notable professionals in the Arts & Entertainment industries.

academy skill levels

PRE-STARS


This curriculum is the perfect transition for our youngest stars transitioning from our Happy Kiddies foundational program to a more structrued and serious pre-professional training. Students must take required coursework 1-x per week for this Level, and demonstrate a mastery of beginner level skills, vocabulary, flexibility, and coordination.




IMMERSION


This structured curriculum is for focused students who has been selected by the Artistic Director to continue on a serious foundational training and development track. Students must take required coursework 2-x per week for this Level and demonstrate a mastery of intermediate beginner level skills, vocabulary, flexibility, and coordination.




STARS


This structured curriculum is for focused students who has been selected by the Artistic Director to continue on a serious foundational training and development track. Students must take required coursework 3-x per week for this Level, and demonstrate a mastery of advanced beginner/intermediate level skills, vocabulary, flexibility, and coordination.




TRAINEES


The Trainee Professional Lower Program is designed for serious-minded artists who want to become versatile multi-disciplined performers. It adheres to professional standards and grounded in classical techniques, and complemented by a variety of performing art styles to assure in depth training in technique and performance for a smooth transition into a professional career or educational advancement. This pre-professional track requires artists to train a minimum of 8- hours a week, as well as participate in required rehearsals, workshops and/or intensives, and professional development options.




RISING STARS


This structured curriculum is for focused students who has been selected by the Artistic Director to begin a serious foundational training and development track. Students must take required coursework 2-x per week for this Level, and demonstrate a mastery of beginner/intermediate level skills, vocabulary, flexibility, and coordination.