The Dance Program
The Gifted and Talented Dance Programs at SCVTHS celebrates more than 20 years of Dance instruction, offering students professional preparation for careers in the field of Dance. While learning and refining technical skills, young artists are encouraged to discover their creative potential.
Students from sending schools in twenty-one communities participate in our
Dance Program, receive up to 16 high school honors credits annually.
(12.25 for Dance, 3.75 for Physical Education and 1.25 for Health)
Beginning in 2017-2018, seniors who have attended the program for two or more years graduate with a Pilates Mat Certification.
This commercial was created by SCVTHS dance students, as part of their final project in their Dance & Film class.
Colleges & Universities that have accepted our Dance Program students:
University of Massachusetts
Mason Gross School of the Arts
University of the Arts
Montclair State University
Ohio State University
George Mason University
Virginia Commonwealth University
New York University (NYU)
North Carolina University at Greensboro
Point Park University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
All students are required to audition for acceptance into the program. The program encourage growth in individuality and creativity, which assists the students in making future dance education career choices. Students wishing to continue their education in Dance are offered the opportunity to visit local colleges, attend productions, as well as meet with speakers, alumni and guest artists. Scholarship opportunities, auditions, workshops, intensives and NJ & NY performances are posted daily to keep students aware of the great number of resources that are available in this dynamic field.
Just a reminder to anyone who attends our performances, no one is granted the right to take photos or to video tape our performances.
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The Gifted and Talented, Honors Dance Program at Somerset County Vocational & Technical Schools accepts students from: Bedminster Township, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Bound Brook, Branchburg Township, Bridgewater Township, Far Hills, Franklin Township, Green Brook Township, Hillsborough Township, Manville, Millstone, Montgomery Township, North Plainfield, Peapack-Gladstone, Raritan, Rocky Hill, Somerville, South Bound Brook, Warren Township and Watchung
The program also accepts students from surrounding counties that may not have a vocational dance program in their area - such as Hunterdon County.