General Information

The dance curriculum of the STRIVE Leadership Academy is designed to develop and enhance its participants’ knowledge and awareness of dance through the following objectives:
  • Construct and develop the language of dance through a variety of technique classes including African, modern, jazz, and Latin
  • Explore history and development of dance in America and the pioneers that have forged the way for some of today’s contemporary dance styles
  • Observe and critique a variety of American dance companies through taped and live performances
  • Acquire and incorporate dance terminology through classes, workshop activities, and project assignments
  • Investigate and report on dance related career paths
  • Participate in production related responsibilities to support dance performances
  • Showcase their skill level with performances after each 14 week period

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Youth Bureau at (914) 654-2045.