keshet’s pre-professional dance training
Keshet Dance offers Pre-Professional Dance Training in a variety of programs designed to develop well-rounded dancers. Experienced pre-professional faculty offer a diverse curriculum of contemporary dance, classical ballet, jazz, and hip hop.
Keshet Pre-Professional Dance Training includes:
Upcoming Pre-Professional Dance Training Information Meetings*
* A Parent/Guardian is required to attend with each interested dancer under 18 years old.
JUMP: Just Unlimited Movement Possibilities (ages 6-18)
JUMP: Just Unlimited Movement Possibilities
Keshet’s Just Unlimited Movement Possibilities (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 (KP3). JUMP dancers choose their own flexible schedule, studying contemporary dance, classical ballet, jazz, and/or hip hop in a nurturing class environment focused on proper alignment and technique. The JUMP program provides dancers unlimited access to Keshet Community classes!
Registration for the 2020 Spring semester of JUMP will begin in December 2019. 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 perform in Keshet Dance Fall, Winter and/or 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 – Download the packet here: JUMP Spring 2020 Final Packet
KP3: Keshet's Pre-Professional Program (ages 8-18)
KP3: Keshet’s Pre-Professional Program
2018-19 KP3 Students
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.
KP3 Auditions only take place in the fall. Our next round of auditions will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020; 1:30 – 5:30pm. KP3 students register for the full school year and should be prepared to commit themselves for this entire period of time.
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.
- Click to Download the complete KP3 Information Packet, including KP3 Handbook: KP3 Final Packet 2019-2020
- 04 KP3 Year Long Calendar 2019-2020
Youth and Adult Dance Intensives
2020 Summer Dance Intensive
WEEK 2: JULY 27 – 31, 2020
10AM – 4PM – $295 PER WEEK or $500 for both weeks
Designed for motivated and experienced dancers, attendees will take daily classes in contemporary, ballet, jazz and hip hop, and refining technique while broadening understanding of various dance styles. Dancers must have significant prior training in contemporary and/or ballet in order to attend this Intensive. Placement auditions take place on the first day in ballet class. Pre-registration required. For dress code requirements, see notes below. This is a great way to kick of the 2020-2021 pre-professional training season!
Registration opens 1/15/20; Early Bird Registration $25 Discount prior to 4/15/20, applies only to One Week Registrants.
STEPS TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE
- Click the “Register online” link – HERE
- Choose “Dance Camps” tab
- Click the “Sign Up Now” button next to Summer Dance Intensive (Tip: use the calendar at the top of the page to advance to 7/20/20 (for 1st week) to show only Intensive options with future dates)
- Create an account with the dancer’s name – not the parent’s name. Create a separate account for each dancer
- Follow the prompts
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship you must do it in person or on the phone.
2020 Summer Dance Intensive Dress Code
Keshet 2020 Summer Dance Intensive dancers are expected to be attired appropriately. No bootie shorts, low riders, gaucho pants, crop tops or bare midriffs are allowed. Students not adhering to the dress code will not be allowed to take class. All students must be fully dressed in more than leotard and tights when entering or exiting the building. Dancewear is not appropriate attire for the street and students must wear street clothing over their leotards and tights. Each Keshet Faculty member may specify specific dress code preferences.
|Hip Hop||Rehearsal dance clothing is acceptable, but no street clothes. Pants and sneakers are preferred.|
Any questions about proper attire may be discussed with the Pre-Professional Education Director. If you have questions and or alterations needed related to gender identity, please contact the Keshet Pre-Professional Education Director (Sarah Gonzales, firstname.lastname@example.org), so that an appropriate alternative may be identified.