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Teen Academy

Teen Academy StudentsJune 24 - 30, 2018


This weeklong, in residence dance program, is geared towards dancers ages 12-18 and requires that applicants have at least 3 years of prior dance experience. Faculty includes current WVU Dance Program faculty as well as guest artists. The Teen program offers daily dance technique classes in a variety of styles as well as daily classes in Yoga, dance fitness and other specialty movement classes. A showcase is presented on the last day of the academy, featuring student work and original work choreographed by SDA faculty.  A one-on-one performance coaching session with the SDA faculty is offered to each student performer presenting a piece. The final showcase is presented on the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre stage. Students have the option to live on campus in a designated residence hall chaperoned by WVU Dance students. Student may register to earn ACCESS, undergraduate or graduate credit for their participation in the program.