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FROM THEIR PERSPECTIVE In the Spotlight


I just wanted to give you an update from Interlochen.  I am really enjoying my time here... I was really happy to receive one of the 8 solos. I am in a large tap number as well as the core group of jazz dancers. The dancing is rather challenging but I am keeping up thanks to all of my great PAA training!
Thanks again for all of the ways that you have helped and supported me!

- Jana, 14 year old ballet & tap student

Thank you so much for a wonderful semester with ballet and the wonderful recital tonight.  I thought it couldn't have been more perfect and I felt secure with your check-in/check-out system that my daughter was safe!  Thank you for providing this program.  It's been exciting to watch Katie grow with confidence each week and try new things!

- Mom of Katie, 3 year old ballet student

Thank you for all you do and have done for Kirstie. The love of dance and  self-expression you have instilled in her will be a large part of her life forever. The confident glow on her face as she feels music displays your fingerprint. Forever grateful...

- Mom of Kirstie, Graduate of ballet, jazz & hip-hop programs

Please know that you are doing wonderful things with your studio and I am proud to say that I was part of it. I will definitely be back as often as I can, and keep you updated on my Disney adventures.

- Jenna Dennis, Graduate of ballet, tap and jazz programs
 


Congratulations to Natasha McCandless, who was selected to attend the Rockettes New York City Summer Intensive!

Congratulations to Jenna Dennis, who is currently working at Walt Disney World!

Congratulations to Dayna Hasson, who is currently working in L.A. for Answers4Dancers!

Congratulations to Kaleena Rallis, who works closely with and represents the most esteemed tap talent in the world, including Chloe Arnold, Jason Samuels Smith, Lee Howard, and more!
Have You Heard? Click Here to Read...

Bring in da' Noise, Bring in da' Funk's George Patterson burns the floor in our Broadway Connection series.

International tap diva Roxane Butterfly graces the stage with PAA students in Broadway Connection!

Ballerina Amy Brandt of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet instructs at PAA!


Students dance at Chicago Human Rhythm Project with Dr. Jimmy Slyde!

Concert tap pioneer Heather Cornell featured on faculty!

Emmy Award winner Jason Samuels Smith teaches master tap classes

PAA hosts producer, tap dancer & actress Ayodele Casel

Achieving Dreams - The Story of PA Academy of the Arts 

PAA Blog - Artistic Director's blog, complete with pictures, updates and other tidbits for students and parents

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