A rigorous dance training program that builds ability, artistic integrity, and leadership skills. Our dancers gain the opportunity to grow through an increasingly challenging program that incorporates contemporary and ballet technique classes, rehearsals with renowned choreographers, and a variety of performing opportunities. Our proven effective training, based on the Dancewave Culture Model, provides young artists with leadership development, individual mentoring and restorative whole-person education.
Rena Butler ○ Mark Morris ○ John Heginbotham ○ Meredith Monk ○ Trisha Brown ○ Doug Varone ○ Ronald K. Brown ○ Paul Taylor ○ Julia Ehrstrand ○ Annie B. Parsons ○ Antonio Brown ○ Shen Wei ○ Yin Yue ○ Mike Esperanza ○ Jamal Jackson ○ Larry Keigwin ○ Kyle Abraham ○ Camille A. Brown ○ Bill T. Jones ○ David Dorfman Dance ○ José Limón Dance Company ○ Martha Graham Dance Company ○ Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance ○ Urban Bush Women ○ and many more
Aberdeen International Youth Festival ○ Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival ○ Pocantico Rockefeller Estate ○ Joyce Theatre ○ DanceNOW Festival ○ PBS ○ The Metropolitan Museum of Art ○ The Jimmy Fallon Show ○ Paul Taylor Youth Ensemble Showcase ○ National Development Council's 50th Anniversary Gala at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre ○ RBC - Race for the Kids ○ New York Live Arts ○ Roulette Intermedium
Company Tuition includes required classes, rehearsals, company Regroup sessions, coaching and mentorship, peer leadership opportunities, and community performances. Students are expected to sign and agree to the Company agreement and attend all of the scheduled sessions and actively participate in Dancewave activities and fundraising campaigns.
CREATIVE MOVEMENT COMPANY
AGES 7-9 (GRADES 2-4)
$2,418 // year
YOUTH MODERN COMPANY
AGES 10-12 (GRADES 5-7)
$2,626 // year
DANCEWAVE COMPANY II
AGES 13-15 (GRADES 8-10)
$3,556 // year
DANCEWAVE COMPANY I
AGES 16-18 (GRADES 11-12)
$3,659 // year
THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED, IN PART, BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL
Semester-based classes, Youth Company Program, and Summer Dance programs are all eligible for a personalized and flexible tuition packet, as well as access to a payment plan option.