Pizarts dance college tour and performance program gives teens 16-18 the opportunity to explore different dance schools and certification programs in the New York metropolitan area.
3 Month Summer Program (Dance College Tour, Performance Experience & Life Skills) Building
Pizarts Dance Gap Year provides an integrated course schedule of learning through exploration, assessment, and self-reflection. Participants will take part in dorm life, take classes in a variety of styles, and present a final performace.
What To Expect While Living In New York City
Each week teens focus on a specific history and style of dance, working with specialists and pioneers. This program is a blend of (1) LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT from cooking lessons to personal life management workshops, (2) DANCE DEVELOPMENT with classes, lectures and massive exposure to city performances, and (3) POST SECONDARY TOUR to universities, colleges and independent study programs that offer B.F.A and professional dance certificates.
Week 1: Musical Theater & Jazz History (weekend trip- Beacon)
Week 2: The Birth of Hip-Hop (weekend trip- TBA)
Week 3: History of Modern Dance (weekend trip- Coney Island)
Week 4: The World of Ballet & Its Contemporary Scene
What Is Included
All meals are included, 24/7 security in Upper East Side housing facility, travel within the country, weekend getaways, college tours, and our family filled weekend with tickets to a Broadway show, our Central Park activity day ending with a private dinner and teen dance performance.
- Phone Interview
Cost and Session Information
$12,500 New York City Arrival Date & Orientation