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Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy

Ballet art academy

Enroll your child in the Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy and observe as their confidence, focus and leadership skills develop through ballet. This partnership with the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission teaches a strong technical foundation for those seeking to advance to a pre-professional level in the discipline of ballet.  

Benefits

Training at the Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy will:

  • Cultivate poise, self-confidence, and an enduring respect for the art of dance
  • Guide dancers through all levels of training
  • Provide dancers with a sense of artistry and purity of ballet style

Registration

Beginning Fall 2016, the Academy will offer classes in the Dance Studio at Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center. 

Visit the official Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy website for more program information and registration.  Prince George's County residents will receive discounts on class registration fees and/or scholarships. 

About The Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy

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The Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy provides the community with a dance environment devoted exclusively to the study of classical ballet. In addition, the Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy offers complimentary enrichment activities that provide an enduring appreciation for music, art, and aspects of stage production and performance.

The primary focus is a comprehensive course of instruction in classical ballet in the Vaganova method of training. In addition, the Oscar Hawkins Ballet Arts Academy provides students:

  • Sponsorship Opps Content PhotoService to the community through educational outreach and scholarships
  • Enrichment by engaging local and regional artists for workshops and seminars