Mission: The mission is to provide excellent dance training, promote the art of dance through performance, and provide students the opportunity to advance through the imperial society of teachers of dance (istd) and/or royal academy of dance (rad) testing program(s) and curriculum.
Programs: Omaha academy of ballet (oab) provides instruction and training in classical ballet to approximately 300+ students and gives them the opportunity to perform their individual accomplishments at a dance recital held in late may or early june of each year.
halsey dance camp-each summer oab arranges for a summer dance camp experience for dancers ages 10 through adult. This affordable intensive dance experience is held at the halsey 4h camp allowing for the real camping experience. Oab arranges the teachers, choreographes, the camp, camp counselors, camp nurse, transportation to and from the camp, as well as scholarships for those who need financial assistance.
omaha dance project (odp) is our community engagement project. Each year area dancers audition for the opportunity to come together to perform and gain valuable experience in a community dance performance. Oab arranges for the choreographers, directors, performance venue, rehearsal space, and costumes. Performing opportunities are extremely important in the complete development of dance. Professional performing opportunities increases the dancers awareness of what it means to be a professional dancer.