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Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

September 3rd-January 24th

Orientation and Placement All Students: September 3rd
Classes Begin: September 4th
Yom Kippur: October 9th
Midterm Week: October 28th-November 1st
Midterm Evaluations Due: November 8th
Closed for Thanksgiving: Novemeber 27th-December 1st
Winter Production: December 13th-14th (Subject to change)
Winter Break: December 16th-January 5th
Classes Resume: January 6th
Final Evaluations Week: January 20th-24th
Last Day of Classes: January 24th
Final Evaluations Due: January 31st

Spring 2020

January 27th-June 5th

Classes Begin: January 27th
Midterm Week: March 23rd-27th
Midterm Evaluations Due: April 3rd
Spring Break: March 30th-April 3rd
Classes Resume: April 6th
Final Evaluations Week: May 25th-29th
Last Day of Academic Classes: May 29th
Rehearsal Weeks: June 1st-12th
Final Evaluations Due: June 5th
Spring Production: June 13th-14th

Testimonials

"I've grown in so many ways, not only as a dancer but as human being. There's always somebody that cares about how you feel not only in the technical aspect but in the personal, too."
-Vale González, Commercial Track '15

"I love how enriching the academic classes are and the infinite variety of teachers we get to learn from."
-Akane Koizumi, Ballet/Contemporary Track '16

"Being surrounded by such talented classmates, professional dancers and teachers with an outstanding career and proficiency level plus the multiple performance opportunities the program offers, has done a lot more than only pushing me forward, it has been an eyeopener for me and has broadened immensely my scope, perspective and expectations towards dance and my personal path within the dance world. In addition, being so close to people from so many different origins and backgrounds makes that perspective even wider. "
-Paulina Espinosa, Ballet/Contemporary Track '14

"It was a perfect substitute instead of going to grad school, the experience has been amazing and my technique and artistry have improved so much. It's a great opportunity to build good connections."
-Stacie Cannon, Ballet/Contemporary Track '14

"I feel that I'm the right place to become a complete dancer."
-Alex Navarro, Commercial Track '16


Student Handbook

The Certificate Program Student Handbook is issued by the Certificate Program office and is published by Peridance Capezio Center to introduce students to the opportunities, services, and regulations relating to life on campus. It is the responsibility of each student to be familiar with the Student Handbook, Peridance’s Rules of Conduct, and general school policies. Peridance reserves the right to make changes in school regulations, policies, procedures, and other matters as it deems necessary. We hope that you will find this handbook useful and if you need assistance with any part of this book, please contact a faculty member or administrator for help.