Scholarship Program Reimagined: Professional Certificate in Dance and Certificate of Study in Dance.
Beginning August 2019, The Dance Fund/EDGEPAC scholarshp program will become two new Certificate programs at Academy at EDGE, EDGE Performing Arts Center's newest venture. Now EDGEPAC is part professional studio and part professional SCHOOL. Introducing three Certificate programs that award educational credit and a Certificate that graduates may be able to transfer to another institution.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN DANCE
CERTIFICATE OF STUDY IN DANCE
Inspired by EDGEPAC's renowned scholarship program, our professional dance and career training taken to a new level in a 36-week and 12-week format. Multiple dance styles and Pro-Modules covering topics specific to professional dance.
IMMERSION CERTIFICATE IN DANCE
A 12-week program that provides participants with greater flexibity in choosing courses and begins each month.
Graduates can audition for an optional 6-week Summer Performance Session (June-July). No additional tuition fee.
The Academy at EDGE is awarding $500-$5000 tuition scholarships by video and live audition (May, June). The Dance Fund will offer tuition scholarships in the future. Details to come.
ENROLLMENT IS OPEN
2019-2020 school year begins August 19, 2019
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Applications and video demonstrations are reviewed in ten days.
Academy at EDGE
Summer Session Catalog
The Academy at EDGE is licensed to operate as an educational institution by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
1988-2019 EDGEPAC TRAINING AWARD
This opportunity is for serious dancers who are able to commit up to 36 hours per week (36-plus hours during rehearsals and performances) to study at the world renowned EDGE Performing Arts Center for one year. Scholarship is for dancers whose schedule is flexible allowing them time to take class from a wide range of participating EDGE teachers. It’s for dancers who are passionate, dedicated and ready for the challenge.
Selected by audition, up to twenty dancers are chosen to receive this one-year scholarship. Weekly, it includes up to 18 classes from edgepac's open-schedule, three 2-hour dance and professional development workshops and five hours of apprenticeship. It also includes the opportunity to rehearse and perform in our annual show. The program is guided by the Directors, with expert advice from the teachers.
Professional development workshops include dance, choreography, acting improvisation, audition technique, preparing an audition song, trade discussions and other know-how. Special opportunities include taking headshots, becoming acquainted with dance agencies and being showcased in our annual show. Past participants have had the opportunity to gain additional performance experience in film, video and live productions. Workshops may be open to other premium membership.
EDGE is the host for this amazing opportunity that’s presented by The Dance Fund. Created by Randy Allaire and Bill Prudich in 1988, some 540 dancers are among a select group who has shared in this opportunity. Participants include Laney Filuk, Lisa Coppola-Lindholm, Gil Duldulao, Shawnette Heard, Bobby Newbeey, Tracy Phillips, Becca Sweitzer, adam Parson, Malaya, Nancy Anderson, Liana Blackburn, Khasan Brailsford, Hannah Douglass, Kelli erdmann, KC Monnie, Jasmine Perri, Brittany Russell, Michael Stein, Dani Vitale, Charlie Williams and many others. Allaire and Prudich continue to direct the program working closely with the participants.
This opportunity is part of EDGEPAC studio. It is not part of a postsecondary school, accredited, vocational or part of a curriculum. It is not graded and does not issue academic credit, certificate, degree associated with an academic or vocational school. It does not guarantee professional representation or employment.
*Participants are not guaranteed to be cast in one or all numbers is the show.
Audition required for each choreographer. There is no compensation.
July 2018 Annual Show
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