PRE-PROFESSIONAL Studio Company

ABOUT

The Pre-Professional Studio Company for ages 10–18 offers Vitacca School for Dance, Houston students the opportunity to build seasonal repertoire, rehearse with leading industry choreographers and perform ensemble works throughout the season. The Vitacca School Company prepares the dancer for the Vitacca Professional Program and/or offers a focused environment for study and artistic exploration. School Company Dancers must train exclusively with Vitacca Dance with the exception of private/public educational institutions.

Program Includes

Vitacca's Pre-Professional School Company offers aspiring dancers the opportunity to train in cohesive, dual focus program including: 

  • Advanced Technical Training in ballet, modern and contemporary

  • Choreographic Laboratories

  • Rehearse seasonal repertoire weekly

  • Master Classes

  • Career Mentorship and Evaluation

  • Potential Variation and Contemporary Solo Coaching (by invitation)

  • Performance within competitive events (by invitation)

  • Performance within school productions (by invitation)

2019-2020 Season DRESS CODE


To Participate

For participation in the Pre-Professional School Company, dancers 10+ are required to attend an audition or submit an audition video. Please visit our Audition Page to learn more about our upcoming August 10, 2019 Audition.

Pre-Professional ACCELERATED Division

ABOUT

Among the many dance education programs Vitacca School for Dance, Houston offers is the Accelerated Division for home-schooled dancers ages 11–19.  The Accelerated Division offers three placement options (AC1, AC2, AC3) with a daily training and rehearsal schedule. Accelerated dancers benefit from a cohesive technique class and rehearsal schedule while achieving their academic goals.

Program Includes

Utilizing classical ballet as a foundation along side modern and contemporary movement, we give aspiring artists the opportunity to participate in:

  • Advanced Technical Training in ballet, modern and contemporary

  • Choreographic Laboratories

  • Rehearse seasonal repertoire weekly

  • Master Classes

  • Career Mentorship and Evaluation

  • Variation and Contemporary Solo Coaching

  • Resident Artist Program with guest choreographers

  • Professional Performances and Competitive Events including: YAGP, ADC/IBC and WBC

2019-2020 Season DRESS CODE


To Participate

For participation in the Pre-Professional Accelerated Program, dancers 10+ are required to attend an audition or submit an audition video. Please visit our Audition Page to learn more about our upcoming August 10, 2019 Audition.


CLASS SCHEDULES

TERM ONE
August 12 – December 18

SCHOOL CLOSURES

Sept. 2
Nov. 25–31
Dec. 19–Jan. 5
March 16–22
April 10–12
May 25–26


I chose Vitacca School for Dance Houston because it has a reputation for very strong ballet and contemporary training. It has a very well rounded program that helps train pre-professional dancers interested in pursuing dance as a career.
— Brittany Broussard, Vitacca School for Dance Houston graduate, current Alberta Ballet company member