Pre-Professional Dance Company (PPDC)
PPDC Dancers: Specific Info about Rehearsals and Competitions will be sent to you via email. Please contact your PPDC teacher with any questions.
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Our PPDC is by invitation only and based upon staff recommendations. Consideration is given to a student’s Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Exam scores, performances, attitude, teamwork spirit, passion and desire to excel in dance. Students will perform dances in Classical and Contemporary groups choreographed by our faculty and guest artists at competitions (at the instructor's discretion) and our Annual Showcases. Students who are invited to join will be given a contract specifying a set of rules and are expected to follow those rules if they accept the invitation.
Youth America Grand Prix Competition (YAGP)
Rachel's Ballet began entering students into the YAGP in 2009. We have had students place in the Pre-Competitive Solo, Junior Classical, and Intermediate Ensemble categories and earn invitations to the New York City finals competition and workshops with top choreographers and teachers. We are so proud of our students for their dedication and long hours of rehearsals. They danced beautifully and represented our school well. Frequently Asked Questions about YAGP.