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School of Dance

A Sample Day at the School of Dance

A typical schedule may look like the following:

TimeActivity Description
7:15am
Wake up and grab breakfast at Skidmore College
8:00am
After breakfast catch the bus to the National Museum of Dance
9:00am
Technique class
10:30am
Repertory class in smaller groups
12:00am
Catch the bus to Skidmore for lunch and get ready for the afternoon
1:30-5:00pm
Afternoon Classes change daily and may include: Repertory, Body Conditioning, Composition, Dance History Lectures.
5:00-7:00pm
Head back to Skidmore and grab dinner in the Dining Hall and enjoy some free time (rest, stretch and do laundry!)
7:00pm
After dinner, depending on the evening, students will participate in a full recreational program (may include activities such as a trip into Saratgoa Springs, Health and Wellness Nights, Bowling Night, Spa Night, Movie Night, Show and Tell, Talent Shows) where appropriate students will attend select performances at SPAC.
11:00pm
Lights Out!