The Upper School Dance program is designed to create well-rounded, strong technicians and artistic, powerful performers regardless of experience. The program caters to the specialists who wish to work on an intense and advanced level as well as those who’d like to discover and learn a more personal development process through dance.
The Middle School program is designed to make dance accessible to all students regardless of experience. It introduces them to basic principles of movement, such as a heightened sense of body awareness, coordination, strength, flexibility, balance, and poise. Middle-School students experience a quarter of dance in which they will explore hip-hop, east-coast swing, Pilates, choreography, musical theatre, West African styles, modern dance, yoga and much more.
In addition to a full range of dance classes offered during the school day, Episcopal offers Middle and Upper School dance ensemble companies which audition in the fall and meet after school to work towards multiple performances, including chapels, Grandparents’ Days, Touring Day, Homecoming, the spring dance concert and much more. Students have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge choreographers and teachers from around the globe as well as with excellent resident faculty.