The training at The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre produces well-rounded and seasoned dancers ready for the American dance industry and secondary educational programs throughout the country. Mastery of classical technique in all dance forms is essential for dancers who desire a professional career. The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre is located at 329 Gradle Drive in Carmel, Indiana.
Many area schools focus on competition or one dance style and/or teaching method. With over 75 years of accumulated teaching experience from the faculty, degrees from nationally recognized institutions, and a combined curriculum, the Academy of GHDT is able to provide young aspiring dancers unequaled training and performance opportunities.
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2017-2018 Class Schedule
MONDAY (Studio A)
4:30-6:30 PM – Ballet and Pre-Pointe 3-4
6:30-8:30 PM – Ballet and Pointe 5-6
MONDAY (Studio B)
4:30 – 5:30PM – Acting 5-6
5:30 – 6:30PM – Stretching and Conditioning 5-6
6:30 – 7:30PM – Modern 2-4
TUESDAY (Studio A)
4:30 – 6:00PM – Ballet 5-6
6:00 – 7:30PM – Jazz 4-6
7:30 – 8:30PM – Repertoire – G2 ONLY
TUESDAY (Studio B)
4:30 – 6:00PM – Jazz 2-4
6:00 – 7:30PM – Ballet 2-3
WEDNESDAY (Studio A)
4:30 – 5:30PM – Modern 3-4
5:30 – 6:30PM – Modern 5-6
6:30 – 8:30PM – Ballet & Pointe 4-6
WEDNESDAY (Studio B)
4:30 – 5:30PM – Tap 5-6
5:30 – 6:30PM – Tap 2-4
6:30 – 7:30PM – Ballet 2
THURSDAY (Studio A)
5:00 – 6:00 PM – Modern 5-6
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Middle Eastern Folk Dance 5-6
7:00 – 8:00 PM – Repertoire – G2 ONLY
THURSDAY (Studio B)
5:00 – 6:00 PM – Middle Eastern Folk Dance 2-4
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Stretching and Conditioning 3-4
FRIDAY (Studio A)
4:30 – 8:00 PM – G2 Class and Rehearsal
SATURDAY (Studio A)
9:30 – 10:30AM – Ballet Barre/ Pre-Pointe
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Modern 2-6
11:30AM – 12:30 PM – Jazz/Hip-Hop 2-6
SATURDAY (Studio B)
10:00-11:30AM–Ballet, Tap, Modern Combo Class 1
The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
The only academy affiliated with a professional company in the area and the styles of dance offered in classes at AGHDT are unsurpassed throughout the Midwest. All students receive individual attention in class and all students with professional aspirations, as well as those who may not be interested in a professional dance career, have the opportunity to grow through the Academy’s unique combination of classroom training and stage opportunities.
All of our students, who have graduated high school and desired to enter secondary college dance programs have been accepted into universities throughout the USA. Students have continued their training with majors and degrees in Ballet, Performance, Contemporary Dance, Dance Pedagogy and Jazz at Alma University, MI, Butler University, IN, De Paul University, IL, Florida State University, FL, SUNY Purchase, NY, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, TX and the University of Oklahoma, OK. and have performed with professional companies around the world including Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Nashville Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre as well as careers in musical theatre and with cruise lines.
The Academy offers year-round training from a fully professional faculty including guest professionals. Curriculum includes: Modern Dance, Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Broadway Jazz, LA Jazz, Bollywood Jazz, Tap, Scottish Highland Dance, Kathak (Classical Dance of India), and more. Classes are available for dancers age 3 through adult.
With decades of accumulated performing and teaching experience, the faculty of the Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre includes degreed and professionally trained instructors which include the following institutions: American Ballet Theatre, Butler University, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Utah University, Colorado Ballet, and Point Park University.Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre students enrolled in The Academy of GHDT receive high quality training, and have the opportunity to appear in selected productions with the professional company, the annual production of THE NUTCRACKER as well as opportunities to participate in G2 (the pre-professional company of GHDT).
We would be happy to speak to you about classes, schedules and placement.
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
329 Gradle Drive
Carmel, IN 46032