The NutcrackerThis classic holiday favorite is presented annually by our intensive Program and Adagio Dance Company
Intensive Technique Showing in Adagio's Black Box TheaterThis technique demonstration follows the Vaganova Method syllabus and counts towards the winter session level exam. Students benefit from the supportive audience while exhibiting technical achievements and stage presence.
Spring ConcertThe end-year performance held in May
Intensive Summer Camp & Performance1-2 week full day programs are offered in ballet, jazz and modern. Tap division attends the Adagio Youth Dance Camp. Adagio Dance Company members attend the mandatory rehearsal week at the end of the summer to properly prepare students fot the upcoming performance season.
Adagio Dance Company (ADC) auditionsAudition for one of the 3 divisions of ADC - Ballet, Jr Ballet, Contemporary
Pointe AssessmentsOnsite assessment by school's physical therapist who specializes in dance to determine when student is ready to go en pointe.
Youth American Grand Prix CompetitionBy invitation, students are coached to compete in the regional finals in ballet and contemporary solos and group pieces.
Master ClassesProfessional dancers and choreographers visit the school when on tour in the DC region.
Professional performancesAdagio's Black Box Theater host professional dance performances.
Audition guidancePreparation for Summer Intensives, College and Kennedy Center student opportunities.