DANCE DEPARTMENT

Patel Conservatory Dance Department

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 patel StudentsThe Patel Conservatory dance department, directed by Philip Neal, consists of four entities that offer instruction for both pre-professional training and enrichment for students from age 3 through adult.

• Next Generation Ballet (NGB)
• Patel Conservatory Youth Ballet (PCYB)
• Patel Conservatory Popular Dance (PCPD)
• Open Dance Program



 

/Patel-Conservatory/Dance/Don-Q-Juliette performance photoNext Generation Ballet (NGB)

A stepping stone for great dance talent, NGB is a
pre-professional auditioned dance company that prepares serious young dancers for professional employment through instruction, coaching and performance opportunities and is
the resident ballet company of the Straz Center.



Patel-Conservatory/Dance/PCYB-performance imagePatel Conservatory Youth Ballet (PCYB)

The Patel Conservatory Youth Ballet's disciplined course of study enables students to grow from beginning ballet to major performing opportunities at the Straz Center including Nutcracker.
Each PCYB division has a sequence of levels designed to meet
the students’ developmental and technical needs. Classes impart a technique combining an American speed and lightness in the lower limbs while maintaining a classical port de bras.


Patel Conservatory Popular Dance (PCPD)Patel PCPD dance performance

The Popular Dance program is a serious structured program
preparing dancers in grades K through 12 for popular dance opportunities in areas such as Broadway, Television, Industrials,
Cruise Ships, Theme Parks and Las Vegas.



 

Patel Conservatory Open Dance program performance photoOpen Dance Program

The Open Dance program classes are for young people and adults, both the newcomer as well as the more experienced, who want to increase their level of fitness, artistic expression and appreciation of dance.

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