SPECIALIZATION IN DANCE EDUCATION
SPECIALIZATION IN DANCE EDUCATION
Carolina Performing Arts Center offers dancers year long training in our state-of-the art studios located in downtown Southern Pines, NC.
Our 2019 - 2020 School Year Program, spanning from September 3 to May 29, offers a nurturing and structured learning environment that encourages individuality, creative expression, and an appreciation for the art of dance. Our program promotes positive personal growth while providing unparalleled instruction and performance opportunities to students of all ages and ability.
Training up to six days a week, dancers ages 2 to 18 work with resident and guest instructors who are invested in each dancer’s artistic growth. Offering a wide variety of classes in Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Acrobatics, Musical Theater, Pilates, Yoga; CPAC is sure to have a class that is perfect for every student! Be sure to check out our Adult Classes and Private Lesson opportunities as well!
Dancers also have the opportunity to develop their artistry through our Summer Program.
We look forward to delivering the best ballet instruction and all-around dance experience in the Southern Pines, Pinehurst, and surrounding areas!
Carolina Performing Arts Center has been inspiring young dancers and audiences in the Sandhills area since 2000 when it first opened it’s doors in the charming downtown of Southern Pines, NC.
Over the years, CPAC has earned a reputation in the community as a beacon of excellence in dance education and production. CPAC is renowned for its strong dancers, unparalleled faculty, and for offering a diverse array of disciplines and repertoire ranging from beautiful classics to thought-provoking, creative works that push the boundaries of ballet.
CPAC is dedicated to expanding the reach of dance and performing arts while inspiring and transforming our student's lives. Arts education empowers one's character by instilling creativity, self-esteem, discipline and responsibility. At CPAC, these principles will become a part of each student for life.
We are so very proud of the many bright young dancers who have graduated our studio with solid work ethics, personal integrity, and a positive sense of self.
In a continued effort to contribute to the enhanced reputation and ever-increasing quality of life in our community; Carolina Performing Arts Center is committed to challenge, stimulate, educate, entertain, and thereby enrich our students and audiences.
We proudly call CPAC a family and invite you to join it!
Our faculty possesses a shared passion for the performing arts and is fully committed to the development and training of our students. You are sure to find a favorite teacher in this diverse group! Our instructors come from various training backgrounds with an impressive list of credentials including dance degrees, professional dance careers, and countless years of teaching experience. Having worked in various aspects of their field, they each bring their expertise and knowledge into the classroom. CPAC's faculty members place a strong emphasis on technique, proper placement achieved through anatomical awareness, and overall performance quality. Our instructors strive to develop strong, versatile dancers who will be recognized for excellence.
CPAC has created a carefully structured program designed to produce technically proficient dancers within each class level. Our friendly, motivating staff members use positive reinforcement to help inspire and challenge CPAC students as they advance through our progression of class levels. CPAC is dedicated to offering each student a solid technical foundation within a safe, nurturing learning environment. CPAC promotes a positive, non-competitive learning atmosphere in which dancers are encouraged to excel and challenged to reach their full potential. Our goal is to cultivate young dancers into well-rounded individuals who have not only an appreciation for dance but who reach for high achievement in academic and community service, as well. We are deeply committed to helping create and nurture lifelong values in each of our students.
Whether your child dreams of pursuing a dance career or simply attends class just for fun, CPAC's amazing staff is sure to instill strong character qualities and inspire a passion for dancing that will last a lifetime!
We invite you to get to know us! Please visit our Faculty page to learn more about the individuals who make up Carolina Performing Arts Center. Information on each instructor is also accessible in our Faculty Bio Book available in our studio office.