SSDI & VVDI
Our program offers two distinct, intensive training opportunities suitable for intermediate dancers and to those in the early stages of their professional careers.
Many of our students are now pursing professional dance careers.
Emilie Garrity- NYCB
Mimi Staker- NYCB
Juliet Doherty- Films Gold Medalist YAGP and film On Pointe
Sarah White- Minnesota Ballet
Kiara Felder- Atlanta Ballet & Le Grand Ballet Canadien
Samivel Evans-Boston Ballet
Reagan Kucera- Colorado Ballet
Hailey Dupont- Ballet Austin
Kirsten Linnen- Roanoke Ballet
Angela Mia Belmonte- Vivd Ballet
Brianna Moriarty- Oklahoma City Ballet
Siobhan Howley- Pennsylvania Ballet
Rhea Keller-Central Illinois Ballet
Ashley Klinger-NYC Rockette
Taylor Carlson-Ballet Tucson
With training facilities at Skidmore College, the SSDI program features the highest level of instruction for intermediate to advanced dancers ages 12 and older.
In the historic spa city of Saratoga Springs, dancers will enjoy performances at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, matches at Saratoga Polo, the Victorian city’s huge Fourth of July celebration, strawberry season and a climate and landscape that have attracted the privileged for centuries.
With classes at the Vail Valley Academy of Dance in Edwards, Colorado, this intimate, personalized training program features the highest level of instruction for advanced, preprofessional and early professional dancers aged 14 and up.
Dancers will enjoy evening performances at the Vail International Dance Festival, community events including Master Classes, National Day of Dance, and the Vail Farmers Market and the breathtaking scenery of the Vail Valley area.