Train at your local studio with an enhanced training schedule that can now be cleanly programmed to avoid conflict with a traditional high school schedule. Your studio will be plugged in and supported by IAE Academy.
Local mentors teamed with our top educators bring a comprehensive developmental approach to each student being embraced as an artist, emerging professional, and responsible adult. Together we are equipped with complete information to provide the needed support to each and every student.
Your community now expands to include the IAE Academy national network of Authorized Training Sites, IAE professional educators, and career counseling and assessments provided by IAE mentors prior to your graduation.
Originally Founded as Sonoma Ballet Conservatory in 1970, Patricia O’Reilly re-envisioned the studio as Sonoma Conservatory of Dance in 2005 after 12 years of directing the Vallejo Ballet Conservatory. Under the Artistic Direction of Ms. O’Reilly, scd continues to offer the very highest quality classical ballet and dance instruction to youth and adults. scd fosters curiosity, creativity, joy and compassion, through the art and discipline of dance in a learning environment that ignites the creative spirit.
Los Angeles, CA
Founded by Alexandra Blackbird Pierre, Blackbird fuses accredited courses in artistic movement, performance enhancement techniques and leadership coaching strategies guided by her life long study in shamanism. Blackbird has been a member of the CID; International Council de Danse since 1992 (the UNESCO of the dance world.) Alumni credits include Gotham, Glee, Nickelodeon, Broadway, Vegas, ABDC, SYTYCD, DWTS, Power Rangers, Emmy and Oscar nominees as well as world dance champions and Olympic-bound athletes.
Founded in 1979 by Nancy Hayden, Nassau Dance Force is one of Long Island’s most professional dance studios. Its alumni have gone on to work in all aspects of the dance industry. From Broadway to major films, NDF training bolsters creative spirit, nurtures growth, and supports a healthy lifestyle so that dancers can spend their life doing what they love. Expert instructors combine decades of specialized experience with a dedication to helping students learn.
Long Beach, CA
Founded by Paula Vreulink in 1994, Southern California Dance Academy has provided a springboard for professional performers in the greater Long Beach area to expand their craft by developing leadership opportunities through choreography, coaching, and back stage skills.
Founded by Jennifer Tisdale, d2b Studios Conservatory provides technical and industry relevant dance training to talented & passionate students in an inclusive environment that is inspiring, innovative and impactful to their future as artists. The cutting edge Cinematic Arts Theatre (CAT) serves as home to the conservatory under Jennifer's leadership and that of experienced dancer and educator, Henry Graham.
Once approved, each studio will receive: