One of New Jersey’s leading dance companies, Nimbus Dance Works strives to meld the company’s professional excellence with dance education programs that provide life-changing impacts on youth. Nimbus has extensive experience providing classes to youth from ages 2 to 17. With fun, age-appropriate curriculum, the program integrates high standards dance training, first-hand exposure to working with professional dancers, curriculum-integrated arts education, and performance opportunities. Nimbus’ instructional dance programs are based on the belief that active participation in the arts builds personal understanding and growth in the areas of communication, responsibility, self-confidence, teamwork, self-awareness, and creativity/problem solving. Additionally, all Nimbus programs promote active, healthy lifestyles through elements on nutrition education and exercise science made relevant through first-hand experience.
Nimbus Dance Works’ teaching artist staff is comprised of some of the most active and qualified professional dance artists in the World with teachers from New Jersey and New York region, Holland, South Africa and Japan (see nimbus website for teaching artist bios). These artists bring their expertise and love of dance to the classroom with the intention of making a direct impact on the youth they serve. Nimbus’ curriculum-design team includes national experts on dance education. The company regularly integrates new training and staff development into company teaching practices.