Program Details

One of our most popular programs, the Open Program is appropriate for International dancers of all levels including absolute beginners! No audition required. Students in this program can choose from over 250 weekly classes at varying levels in: Ballet, Mo
Location:
New York City, United States
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
For over 30 years, Peridance has been a leader in New York City's dance community, making it possible for students of all levels to live and study in New York. The International Dance School at Peridance Center offers a number of different programs to international students all on the F-1 visa. Our current international student population is comprised of over 150 students from over 30 countries. Our world-renowned faculty and remarkable selection of classes and workshops make for a highly rewarding educational dance experience. We welcome you to our state-of-the-art facility, which includes large studios, an in-house Theater, a Cafe, and a Capezio Dancewear Boutique. Peridance is an easily accessible major hub, where students come to network with nationally and internationally established dancers, teachers, and choreographers. Peridance provides both new students and transferring students with step-by-step guidance from their initial application to their arrival in the United States. Peridance also assists with acclimating to the city, finding housing, taking English lessons, and enjoying student discounts. The School helps students easily transfer from other U.S. schools and, when applicable, change their status from other types of visas.

One of our most popular programs, the Open Program is appropriate for International dancers of all levels including absolute beginners! No audition required. Students in this program can choose from over 250 weekly classes at varying levels in: Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Theater Dance, Jazz, Hip-Hop, House, Tap, Salsa, African, Pilates, Yoga, Stretch, and much more.

Setting Description:
The Open Program is designed as a 4-year renewable program that may be initially applied for in 3, 6 or 12 month study sessions. In this program, students are required to take 52 classes per month. The majority of our classes are 1.5 hours each, but some of the stretch, yoga and other strength building classes are only 1 hour long. You will be required to take a minimum of 10 - one and a half hour classes, and 3 - one hour classes per week. The one hour classes can be substituted for hour and a half classes, but 13 classes will still be the requirement. This program begins on the first of every month and ends on the appropriate last day of the calendar month. Extensions are required between each session and students may request to transfer to other in-house Programs. Please note that some Programs require an audition to be accepted.
Cost:
Session Length 3 Months 6 Months 12 Months Full Tuition $2,496 $4,836 $9,672 Minimum Tuition Payment Required Upon Enrollment $2,496 $2,418 $4,836 Total Tuition and Living Expenses Required for Immigration $8,496 $13,836 $21,672 Vacation None 1 week 4 weeks Classes per Month 52 52 52 Savings None $200 $550*

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