keshet’s pre-professional dance training

Keshet Dance offers two Pre-Professional Programs that incorporate a diverse curriculum for students ages 6 to 18. Designed to develop well-rounded young dancers, experienced pre-professional faculty offer a graded curriculum of contemporary dance, classical ballet, jazz, and hip hop. With the discipline and confidence cultivated through Keshet Pre-Professional Programs, students are equipped to pursue careers as professional dancers, dance in higher education, or find success in other fields.

Buy tickets to KP3’s 12th Position – Spring Concert Performance – HERE

Friday, May 4th @ 7pm
Saturday, May 5th @ 7pm

Upcoming Pre-Professional Dance Training Information Meetings*

KP3/JUMP Info Meeting
*Meeting attendees receive two free tickets to 12th Position
Friday, May 4, 2018; 5:30 – 6:30 pm

KP3/JUMP Info Meeting 
*Meeting attendees receive two free tickets to 12th Position
Saturday, May 5, 2018; 5:30 – 6:30 pm

KP3/JUMP Info Meeting
Saturday, July 28, 2018; 1:30 – 2:30 pm

KP3/JUMP Info Meeting**
Saturday, August 4, 2018; 1:30 – 2:30 pm

** This day is also KP3 Placement Auditions (see details below)

JUMP Info Meeting

Sunday, August 12, 2018; 9:30 – 10 am

AND
By appointment

* A Parent/Guardian is required to attend with each interested dancer under 18 years old.

 

KP3: Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program

Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program (KP3) provides a comprehensive training curriculum for dancers ages 8 to 18 who are committed to intensive dance training. The KP3 program combines rigorous training in modern dance, ballet, jazz, and hip hop to create well-rounded and versatile dancers.

Audition

KP3 Auditions only take place in the fall. Our next round of auditions will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018 [ Ages 14-18yrs – 11:30am – 1:30pm; Ages 8-13yrs – 3 – 5pm ]. KP3 students register for the full school year and should be prepared to commit themselves for this entire period of time.

Program Participation 

Participation in the KP3 program requires a serious commitment from both the student and his or her family. As part of KP3, students participate in a minimum of six classes weekly and are required to perform in Keshet Dance Fall and Spring productions. KP3 dancers choose their own flexible schedule, studying contemporary dance, classical ballet, pointe, jazz, and hip hop in a nurturing class environment focused on proper alignment and technique.

Required Class Attire 

KP3 dress code is designed to encourage unity, discipline, and improved concentration among our students. All KP3 students are required to attend classes in dress code indicated in the KP3 Handbook.

Non-competitive scholarships and work-study are available.

If you have questions about the KP3 program, please contact Sarah Gonzales (Sarah@KeshetArts.org) or call 505-224-9808.

JUMP: Just Unlimited Movement Possibilities

Keshet Dance’s JUMP Program is specifically designed to meet the needs of dancers ages 6 to 18, preparing them for participation in Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program. JUMP dancers choose their own flexible schedule, choosing to study contemporary dance, classical ballet, jazz, and/or hip hop in a nurturing class environment focused on proper alignment and technique.

Program Participation 

Registration for the Fall Semester of JUMP will begin on August 13, 2018. JUMP students may enter the program at the beginning of the Fall or Spring semester. No audition is required. As part of JUMP, students participate in a minimum of three classes weekly and may choose to perform in Keshet Dance Fall and Spring productions.

Required Class Attire 

JUMP dress code is designed to encourage unity, discipline, and improved concentration among our students. All JUMP students are required to attend classes in dress code indicated in the JUMP Handbook/ Packet below.

Final JUMP Packet Spring 2018

Non-competitive scholarships and work-study are available.

If you have questions about the JUMP program, please contact Sarah Gonzales (Sarah@KeshetArts.org) or call 505-224-9808.

 

ABOVE: Hear from parents of KP3 (Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program) students

ABOVE: The most common feedback we receive from KP3 (Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program) students and parents is how much they appreciate the exceptional teaching faculty. Take a sneak peek at a few of those excellent dance instructors.