AREA are proud to present Convergence 2019!

Atlanta’s premier summer dance intensive Convergence, gears aspiring talent for a serious career in Dance, and led by AREAs award-winning Executive Artistic Director and Founder of AREA, Jai Jones! This Program of professional Training, Choreography, and Performance includes a renowned faculty from all genres of dance and offers a rigorous, unique and focused environment to not only further enhance the students technique but artistry as well. Students also learn how to create and self-produce their own work on and with the other artists.

Designed to offer professional level instruction while fostering both technical and artistic growth, this experience provides dancers with the opportunity to be challenged, grow, and flourish to many dimensions and genres of dance they may have never tapped into before, and culminates with a professional performance at the end of the Intensive!

AREA is excited to team up with Beyond the Steps ( this year for The Convergence Intensive! Beyond the Steps is a full service entertainment company with three main branches; castings, production and consulting.  Their mission is to help aspiring talent excel by providing the tools, resources and team needed to succeed.

Participants will have the opportunity to audition to be apart of the Beyond the Steps Roster for professional job opportunities, as well as The AREA Experience: An Atlanta Dance Performance Hybrid.







  • FULL TIME: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday
  • PART TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • SINGLE DAY: Saturdays