Prep Dance

Prep Dance

Cornish's Prep Dance program is back and better than ever, offering an exciting opportunity for children between the ages of 3 and 12+ to explore the art of dance. After a pause during the pandemic, Cornish is thrilled to once again offer this 100-year old program, providing children with a safe and supportive environment to develop their skills and passion for dance.

young dancers wearing blue leotards in class

About Cornish+ Prep Dance

The Prep Dance program is designed to introduce young dancers to the foundational techniques of ballet and contemporary dance, while also emphasizing creativity and self-expression.

With a team of experienced and dedicated instructors, Cornish's Prep Dance program ensures that each child receives personalized attention and guidance, allowing them to grow and develop at their own pace. 

Cornish Prep Dance students will have the option to participate in Marie Chong's Nutcracker presented in partnership with ARC Dance at the Cornish Playhouse on December 1st. 

Photo (below): Cornish Prep Dance Nutcracker

Photo Credit: Colleen Dishy

photo of nutcracker (test)

”This process made me want to pursue a Dance degree at Cornish.”

Teaching Artists

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Cornish is committed to making our courses available for anyone who demonstrates financial need and interest through discounts and financial assistance.  Seniors 55+ receive a 15% discount with proof of age. Students of any age or military may request financial assistance.  For senior, military, or student financial aid, please fill out the form prior to registration.