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The Cool School Dance Collective


Tuesdays + Thursdays  4:30PM-6PM

The Cool School Dance Collective  is a select group of dedicated dancers between the ages of 10 and 17. Members are offered advanced level instruction from the Artistic Director, Zetta Cool and guest teachers and choreographers. The Cool School Dance Collective dancers are challenged on an intense level to achieve their greatest potential. Dancers perform on various occasions throughout the year and attend workshops and master classes in the New York City area. Members of The Collective are selected based on proficiency, dedication and ability to represent the our brand  in school performances, town performances, and county performances. We are extremely excited to offer this fun and educational dance experience to our young stars!



AGES 4-17


The aim of the Cool School Preparatory Dance Program (PREP) is to ensure that all students experience the joy of movement, develop a lifelong appreciation for the art of dance, and are prepared for their next step in dance when they leave our program. Classroom work and performance opportunities instill in each student focus, discipline, accountability, efficacy and satisfaction through achievement.
PREP provides a learning environment for all students interested in receiving classical dance training of the highest caliber. Whether our students’ aspire for a professional career, to dance in college, or study dance for recreational enjoyment; our faculty nurture potential at every level of interest and ability.  
PREP provides comprehensive classical ballet training, as well as additional classes in a variety of dance genres, creating an inclusive dance education program. Curriculum is based upon rigorous standards and is taught by experienced and distinguished dance educators.
Faculty members of The Cool School of Performing Arts are committed to somatically sound principles of dance training integrated with thoughtful consideration of students’ mental well being. These core values provide opportunities for all students to discover individual creativity within traditional disciplines integral to the art form of dance.

2019-2020 SCHEDULE


Winter + Summer

Dance Intensive 2019

Winter Dance Intensive-  Saturday December 28 9AM-4PM
Summer Dance Intensive Week One- August 10-14 9AM-4PM
Summer Dance Intensive Week Two- August 17-21 9AM-4PM


Cool School’s Winter and Summer Dance Intensives provide rigorous training for dancers ages 10-17 on all levels. The program is designed to create thoughtful dance artists who exhibit personal integrity while expanding the understanding and appreciation of various dance styles.

The program progresses throughout a period of five days so students leave feeling more knowledgeable, with stronger technique and confidence.  Students will have the opportunity to perform before a panel of artists and talent agents during a mock audition on the final day.

Cool School’s Winter and Summer Dance Intensive is certain to be a life-changing experience that increases skills, builds confidence, and develops a sense of self-worth.

Take classes in modern, ballet, Afro-fusion dance, hip hop, and more with our amazing faculty and guest artists!


G.E.M.  (Girls Embracing Manifestation)

Power Hour Workshop

Date(s)  TBA

Girls Embracing Manifestation is a workshop, lead by founder Mrs. Frances Lee, geared toward introducing girls and women to the power of the mind and the idea that you can create anything for yourself through visualization, affirmations and positive thinking.  It is designed to give young visionaries tips and tools to take their ideas from thought to action using five researched based principles. With heavy emphasis on training our thoughts to support our desires girls are encouraged to explore their goals and create action plans in a supportive environment to assist in goal execution.

G.E.M’s are inspiring girls and women who have manifested their visions to ultimately come to fruition.  Through faith or spirituality they knew something bigger was destined and made a conscious decision to work toward a goal.  They did not stop at a beautiful collage of photos, they put an action plan in motion to achieve each set goal and voilà!


Summer Performance Workshop

Week One: July 6-10 for Ages 4+5

Week Two: July 13-17 for Ages 6+7

Week Three: July 20-24 for Ages 8-10

Week Four: July 27-31 for Age 11-14


Cool School’s Summer performance workshop offers an exciting programs that focuses on stage presence, performance quality  and tons of fun in the New Jersey area. Our goal is to enrich,enhance and challenge the artistic skills of young performers and future stars.

 Any young performer who will be age 4-14 at the time of camp may register.

No experience is necessary!