is committed to the intellectual vitality of the community by providing a foundation for development of the art of dance. Vitacca fosters emerging dancers, choreographers and educators through world-class coaching, artistic collaborations, and professional performances that advance dance as a medium and provoke thought.
Under the Artistic Direction of Kelly Ann Vitacca, the school's training programs are designed to push each dancer beyond their technical and artistic abilities. Created for the focused and driven dancer, Vitacca's programs offer the education needed to pursue dance as a career.
Vitacca provides primary, pre-professional and professional training opportunities, including an accelerated program for home-schooled students. The Vitacca curriculum combines advanced training in ballet, modern and contemporary movement, which sets a strong foundation for healthy careers. Students aged five to nine are placed by age while students aged ten and up are auditioned and placed by knowledge, ability and potential.
Among many achievements, Vitacca has received: Outstanding School, Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), Outstanding Choreographer YAGP, and both junior and senior Top 20 YAGP NY Finalist in 2015 and 2017.
Vitacca dancer’s have been accepted into prestigious conservatories and professional companies including: The Juilliard School, Alberta Ballet Company, Sarasota Ballet Company, Ballet West Trainee Company, Boston Ballet Trainee Program, Boston Conservatory Dance Program, Fordham University, English National Ballet Training Program, and San Francisco Ballet Training Program.