Global Academy of Performing Arts (G.A.P.A)

Supporting Performing Arts in Greater Atlanta

 

2300 Holcomb Bridge Rd. Suite 309 Roswell GA 30076

Home of Atlanta Seeds, Inc. Federal 501(c)3 EIN: 38-394-2855

Atlanta SEEDS

Girls Mentoring

Atlanta S.E.E.Ds Inc® Global Dance Girls After School Leadership and Dance Academy(Self-Esteem Empowerment and Education through Dance)

This is a Leadership Program under Global Academy for Performing Arts

Only 30 girls are accepted in this program on a rolling year basis (it does not end or conclude at the end of each school year). Once a girl is accepted she is part of the program until she has achieved all her goals. Girls can be waitlisted. The program will “pause” during the summer for summer camp.

Why is the program special?

  • 1 Girls are collected from their respective schools Mon-Friday.
  • 2 Each girl will get daily one-on-one attention from the Exec.Director.
  • 3 Qualified tutors will be on site for 1 hour everyday to assist not only with homework but also learning.
  • 4 Each girl will be taught the rigor and discipline in performing arts (choices will include singing, acting, dancing, modeling, music).
  • 5 Life-skills and Leadership Development will be a daily curriculum item.
  • 6 The girls are given world-class performance and leadership opportunities that will help in assisting them with college readiness and scholarship opportunities.
  • 7 Teacher workdays are included in the price.

Eligibility

  • Girls 3rd to 10th grade are eligible
  • 6 girls accepted from Esther Jackson
  • 6 girls accepted from River Eves
  • 6 girls accepted from Hillside
  • 6 girls accepted from Holcomb Bridge Middle School
  • 6 girls accepted from Centennial High School

Pre-requisites

  • Registered at the above mentioned schools
  • A/B student
  • Self-directed and disciplined learner
  • Have to be enrolled in a min of 5 performing arts classes at Global Dance

What does a typical day look like?

2:20 PM – Elementary school pick-up

2:30 PM – 4:00pm - School/Life-skills/Leadership Segments

4:00 PM – (Middle School pick-up) – Break and snack for students at the studio

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Performing Arts Segments

*** Girls who are currently part of the SEEDs program AND who cannot be part of Global Dance Girls After School Leadership and Dance Academy will NOT be affected – their classes and arrangements will stay the same.

Life-Skills/Leadership Development Lessons (Age appropriate): - not exhaustive

  • Sewing
  • Knitting
  • Finances (credit cards, budgets)
  • How to use tools
  • First Aid
  • Doing Laundry
  • Car Maintenance and Safety
  • How to study
  • How to speak in public
  • How to make conversation
  • How to handle conflict
  • Self-Reflection
  • Personality/Interpersonal Strengths

Performing Arts Lessons

  • Ballet/Pointe/Contemporary
  • Modern
  • Cultural Dance
  • Hip-Hop/Tap
  • Step
  • Temple Dance
  • Acting
  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Drumming
  • Modeling
  • Flamenco
  • African
DayTimeClassRoomMandatory/ Optional
Monday4:30 – 5:30 PMModern 2TheaterMandatory
Monday4:30 – 5:30 PMBeginner GuitarRaqsOptional
Monday4:30 – 5:30 PMFlamenco BeginnerShukumaOptional
Monday5:30 – 6:30 PMModern 1TheaterMandatory
Monday5:30 – 6:30 PMAdvanced Ballet & PointeShukumaOptional
Monday6:45 – 7:45 PMMusic & VocalsTheaterOptional
Tuesday4:30 – 5:30 PMBaby Ballet & Tap ComboShukumaOptional
Tuesday5:00 – 6:30 PMIntermediate Ballet & Pre-Pointe TheaterMandatory
Tuesday5:30 - 6:30 PMIntermediate TapTheaterMandatory
Wednesday4:30 – 6:00 PMCultural Dance/PropsShukumaMandatory
Thursday4:30 – 5:30 PMChoreography ProjectsTheaterMandatory
Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 PMTeen/Adult Contemporary DanceTheaterMandatory
Thursday 6:30 – 7:30 PMTeen/Adult Hip-Hop & TapTheaterMandatory
Friday4:00 – 4:45 PMDumbek Drumming 1RaqsOptional
Friday4:45 – 5:30 PMDumbek Drumming 2RaqsOptional
Friday5:30 - 6:30 PMFlamenco AdvancedShukumaOptional
Saturday9:00 - 10:00 AMAfrican Dance with DjolikelenTheaterOptional
Saturday10:00 – 11:00 AMJazzTheaterMandatory
Saturday11:00 - 12:00 PMContemporaryTheaterMandatory
Saturday12:00 PM – 1:00 PMHip-HopTheaterOptional
Saturday1:00 – 2:00 PMTapTheaterOptional

Starts: March 1st 2018

Cost: $500 per month payable on the 15th (1st 15 days will be pro-rated)

Sibling Discount ($200 per month) will apply 

Atlanta S.E.EDs Inc.® Leadership Development Dance Schedule 2018-2019

(Updated 8/12/2018)

  • If you’re on time, you’re late
  • Students MAY NOT leave class before class it’s over
  • Black Leggings, Black Tank Tops and the right shoes!
  • Hair Tied up
  • Water Bottles only in class