Diploma in Performance

The Diploma in Performance is designed for talented and motivated students aged 12 to 20. The students are instructed and encouraged in a motivating way in order to determine and exploit their maximum potential. The aim is to provide the students with a professional dance education in addition to the school and academic path.

Junior Diploma in Performance

Age: from 12 years (lateral entry possible)
Duration: 3 years

The course is held after school hours. Students can pursue their artistic and academic education in parallel.

We are a partner school of the Kriens Sports Schule, which allows students in the secondary school to develop their sporting or artistic talents in addition to the school.

This special development program is designed for talented and motivated students aged 12 to 15. Students are instructed and encouraged to motivate in order to reach their maximum potential.

The students develop their skills in a wide range of dance styles:

  • Classical Ballett, incl. points & Character Dance
  • Contemporary
  • Modern Dance
  • Jazz Dance
  • Hip Hop & Urban Dance
  • Acrobatic
  • Stretch & Conditioning
  • Musical Theater – Singing & Acting
  • Repertoire & Choreography
  • Students gain stage experience at our annual performances

Students are assessed internally each year and have the opportunity to take Royal Academy of Dance examinations.

Successful students receive the 'Junior Diploma in Performance'. In addition, graduates are entitled to transfer to the pre-professional education, 'Diploma in Performance'.

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Diploma in Performance

Age: from 15 years (Pre-Professional)
Duration: 4 years

The course is held after school hours so that students can practice their artistic and school education in parallel.

We are a partner school of the Frei's Talents School, which offers a Kauffrau / Kaufmann EFZ in Kompination. We also coordinate the K + S programmes with various cantonal schools, thus enabling the students to graduate from high school.

This special build-up program is designed for talented and motivated students aged 15 to 20. Students are instructed and encouraged to motivate in order to reach their maximum potential.

Students develop their skills in a wide range of dance styles with focus:

  • Classical Ballet & Contemporary Dance, or
  • Commercial Dance & Performing Arts

Students who live further away have the possibility to board at ,Pilatus Akademie'.

The students develop their skills in a wide range of dance styles:

  • Classical Ballett, incl. points & Character Dance
  • Contemporary
  • Modern Dance
  • Jazz Dance
  • Hip Hop & Urban Dance
  • Acrobatic
  • Stretch & Conditioning
  • Musical Theater – Singing & Acting
  • Repertoire & Choreography
  • Independent Composition
  • Audition Technics (in the last year)
  • Students gain stage experience at our annual performances

Students are assessed internally each year and have the opportunity to take Royal Academy of Dance examinations.

Successful students receive the Diploma in Performance specialising in either Classical Ballet & Contemporary Dance or Commercial Dance & Performing Arts.

Students of the Frei's Talents School also have the opportunity to obtain a degree in Business Studies EFZ.

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