General Information

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    The Dance Program
     
     
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    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.

     

    A sampling of the Colleges and Universities that have accepted our Dance graduates:

    • University of Massachusetts
    • Rutgers University
    • Mason Gross School of the Arts   
    • Marist College
    • University of the Arts
    • Emerson College
    • Northwestern University
    • Montclair State University
    • Ohio State University
    • SUNY Buffalo
    • SUNY Brockport
    • SUNY Purchase
    • George Mason University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Goucher College
    • New York University (NYU)
    • Temple University
    • North Carolina University at Greensboro
    • Boston Conservatory
    • Point Park College
    • Ellon University
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Indiana University

    The Dance Program is free of charge to all Somerset County students. 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 that absolutely no one is granted the right to take photos or to video tape our performances. 

     

    DANCE at SCVTHS

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    Applications

    Click here to view the 2017/18 Dance Program Application

    2018/19 applications should be posted by November 1, 2017

      Click here to view the 2017/18 SCVTHS general application

    2018/19 applications should be posted by November 1, 2017

    Please note that applications are due before February 16, 2018

     

    Dance Day!

    Click here for information about Dance Day at SCVTHS Open House on February 3, 2018