1415 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 482
P: 980-343-5500  |  F: 980-343-5593 
Principal: Melody Sears
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-12
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DANCE aNorthwest and you’ll learn what it means to become a classical or contemporary artist, be prepared to enter a rigorous college program or any of a wide range of careers in the field of dance. 

You’ll work with professionally credentialed and acclaimed dance instructors who use methods designed to develop and refine your skills. At Northwest, all dance programs are intensive and performance-based, with special coaching programs designed for both men and women.  

In addition to daily instruction from NWSA teaching staff, students work with visiting choreographers and guest teachers and enjoy performance opportunities to showcase their talents. 

Express yourself through dance at NWSA 

  • Ballet 

  • Ballet en pointe 

  • Jazz 

  • Modern 

  • Tap 

  • Dance for stage 

Visit the Dance Department website (opens in new window) to stay up-to-date with all things DANCE at NWSA!

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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