Creative Movement | Pre-Academy | Ages 3-6

Creative Movement Students, ages 3-4 are trained weekly for 1-hour in the developmental dance curriculum in Rhythm Acting & Movement (RAM). These classes include:

  • African

  • Afro-Caribbean

  • Ballet

  • Dance Composition

  • Hip-Hop

  • Jazz

  • Liturgical

  • Modern

  • Tap

  • Theater

Pre-Academy Students, ages 5-6, continue their weekly training with classes for 2.75 hours. As they grow in dance skills, they are enrolled in the Rhythm Acting & Movement (RAM) class.  In addition, students, begin a 45-minute Pre-Ballet and an additional hour technique class in preparation for their transition into the Pre-Professional Academy.

Creative Movement and Pre-Academy Seasons:

  • Fall Season (September - December)

  • Spring Season (January - April)

  • Summer Season (May - July) | 2021 Tuition $370

Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT)

2900 Bedford Avenue

Second Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15219


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E.A. Smith

Hill Dance Academy Theatre is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization located in the Historic Hill District, Pittsburgh, PA.


The Mission of Hill Dance Academy Theatre, to develop and train students 3 to 18-year-olds, in Black Dance Traditions, expand knowledge of Black Dance Traditions and develop emerging Dance Artists to sustain Black Dance as an Art form in Black communities.

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