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General Division – This division follows a September to June timetable. Students will focus on learning the foundation techniques for the style of dance. They will also work on a choreographed routine which they will perform at the end of year recital.

Performance Division – This division is very demanding and requires a high level of commitment and work. Entrance into this program is by invitation only. Selected students will have the opportunity to perform and compete in various events throughout the year. They follow a September to June schedule, however some competitions extend into the summer months.

Examination Division – Entrance into this program is by audition. Students in this program will work towards taking dance examinations in either the R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dancing) or ISTD (Imperial Society Teachers of Dancing) curriculum. Both are internationally recognized certification bodies and are considered the industry standard for ballet dance. For more information visit:

R.A.D. Website:
I.S.T.D. Website:

Students intending to take their exams must enroll in summer school to begin their course work.  Entrance to examinations is at the discretion of the faculty.