Performances & EVents
24Seven Dance Convention & Competition
March 12-14, 2021
24Seven Dance convention is a dance workshop and competition that tours to 24 cities in the United States each season. A typical convention weekend offers three days of classes with some of the world’s leading dance educators and an exciting dance competition.
We look forward to seeing our dancers in the workshop classes and on stage during the competition! Good luck and best wishes to: Marissa C, Tori S, Clara T, Jocelyn W, Melissa H, Celena M, Lilly G, Sam G, Isabella G, Ronan M, Mia W, Emmie W, Sadie C.
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)
March 19-21, 2021
Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest network of dance. It fulfills its mission of dance education through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, educational and outreach activities, performances, and film. YAGP’s mission is to support and develop world-class dancers, ages 9-19, or all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance and education opportunities, and by serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.
YAGP reaches over 12,000 dance students annually by holding workshops, scholarship auditions, master classes and audition classes in 25 US cities and 8 international locations. Each season culminates in the week-long New York Finals, where more than 1,200 of the world’s most promising dancers receive in-depth mentoring and greater scholarship, professional, and performance opportunities.
We are happy to announce the following dancers who will be representing Draper Center as such a prestigious competition: Madison B, Sarah S, Clara T.
New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) Dance Convention & Competition
April 30 – May 2, 2021
Atlantic City, NJ
NYCDA leads the industry in offering professional weekend conventions – exciting workshop classes from our distinguished faculty, a thrilling competition and a professional audition experience – all in a supportive, positive, and fun environment!
We look forward to seeing our dancers in the workshop classes and on stage during the competition! Good luck and best wishes to: Madison B, Sadie C, Lilly G, Sam G, Isabella G, Abigail J, Summer K, Celena M, Ronan M, Anna N, Ava P, Alina R, Bella R, Gloria R, Sarah S, Tori S, Morgan T, Emmie W, Mia W.
Empire Dance Challenge Competition
May 7-9, 2021
Draper Center Solo Showcase
Saturday, June 12 at 6:30 PM
Jewish Community Center (JCC)
2020-2021 School Year Demonstration Performance
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Jewish Community Center (JCC)
An end of school year celebratory performance showcasing each student level, curriculum, and our dancer’s progress since September.
Draper Center Summer Intensive
June 29 – July 22, 2021
Includes Creative Movement; Pre-Ballet; & Level 1
Two Week Intensives
July 5-16, 2021
Eligible for students ages 7 and above; auditions required.
Four Week Senior Intensive
July 26 – August 22, 2021
Eligible for students ages 12 and above; auditions required.
Draper Center offers an array of options in its well-respected and nationally renowned Summer Programs. Whether your child is just starting dance, would like to improve their abilities in a short time, or is training to become a professional dancer, we offer all levels of study and intensity.