Threads invites students ages 12-16 to apply for our 12-week pre-professional dance training program, NexGen> Youth Dance Project (YDP).
NexGen> YDP uses a holistic approach to training future dance artists. The program enables youth to enhance technical skills, explore creativity and manage stress and trauma in a safe, supportive environment. Students will receive 6 hours per week of high – level training and education from professionals in dance and health care professionals in the areas of ballet technique, modern dance technique, dance – movement therapy, and nutrition.
Program Schedule: Tuesdays, 4:30-8:00pm and Thursdays, 4:30-7:00pm
Begins March 7. Ends with a student performance the week of May 23.
Program Cost: $450, with need-based scholarships available.
Who Should Apply? The program is seeking 20 students ages 12–16.
How to Apply: Complete the application. Students will be asked for demographic information and to submit a link to a 2-3 minute movement reel that may include studio and/or performance footage. Video link is required at time of submission.
Applications will be accepted January 23 – February 17. Students will receive notification of acceptance into the program by February 20, 2023.