ABOUT TRAINEE PATHWAY
The Trainee Track offers focused and intense training pathways, preparing pre-professional level students for a smooth transition into college or a professional career. Led by award- winning choreographer and director Jai Jones, students are afforded the opportunity to have a structured training and professional development regime, but also work with other renowned professionals in the entertainment and arts industries, teacher apprenticeships, professional company apprenticeships, and commercial realms.
The Trainee Track 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 preparedness and stability in Pathways including: Educator, Choreographer, and/or Performance. This track requires artists to train a minimum of 8- hours a week in their required training classes, plus participate in required professional development, workshops/conventions, and performance requirements. Ages 13-22 years
This structured Pre-Trainee track curriculum is for serious students who have been selected by the Artistic Director to continue on a serious foundational training and development track. Students have chosen the Arts as their primary focus, and must take required coursework of 3-times per week for this Level and demonstrate a mastery of intermediate-advanced level skills, vocabulary, flexibility, and coordination. Ages 8-14 years