August 2021

Monday, August 2nd

Summer Session 2 begins

Thursday, August 19th

Summer Session 2 ends 

September 2021

Monday, September 13

Classes begin for Fall semester (Both campuses)

Monday, September 13

Early Childhood classes, Session 1 begins (Main Campus – UES)

Wednesday, September 15

Early Childhood Classes, Session 1 begins (North Campus – Washington Heights)

Thursday, September 16

Yom Kippur – we are open for classes, but students will not be penalized for an absence due to religious observance (Both campuses)

October 2021

TENTATIVE Saturday, October 2

MANDATORY senior recital rehearsal for the following classes: Broadway 5, Ballet 3, Ballet 4, Ballet 5, Intermediate Ballet and Advanced Ballet, Contemporary (11:30-6:00; exact times for each class TBA) (Main Campus – UES)

Monday, October 11

Columbus/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (no classes) (Both campuses)

TENTATIVE Saturday, October 23

MANDATORY senior recital rehearsal for the following classes: Broadway 5, Ballet 3, Ballet 4, Ballet 5, Intermediate Ballet and Advanced Ballet, Contemporary (11:30-6:00; exact times for each class TBA) (Main Campus – UES)

Wednesday, October 27

Early Childhood Classes, Session 1 ends (North Campus – Washington Heights)

November 2021

Wednesday, November 3

Early Child Classes, Session 2 begins (North Campus – Washington Heights)

TENTATIVE Saturday, November 6

MANDATORY senior recital rehearsal for ALL NUTCRACKER DANCERS & ADVANCED TAP (2-6 pm at AYDT studio, exact times for each class TBA) (Both campuses)

Friday, November 12

Early Childhood Classes, Session 1 ends (Main Campus – UES)

Monday, November 15

Early Childhood Classes, Session 2 begins (Main Campus – UES)

TENTATIVE Saturday, November 20

MANDATORY senior recital rehearsal for ALL NUTCRACKER DANCERS & ADVANCED TAP (2-6 pm at AYDT studio, exact times for each class TBA) (Both campuses)

Thursday through Sunday, November 25 – November 28

Thanksgiving break (no classes) (Both campuses)

December 2021

TENTATIVE: Monday – Thursday, Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 1, 2

MANDATORY Senior Holiday Dress Rehearsals (no Senior classes) (Both campuses)

TENTATIVE: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 3, 4, 5

Senior Holiday Recitals (no Senior classes on Friday or Saturday) (Both campuses)

TENTATIVE: Saturday & Sunday, December 11, 12

Junior Holiday recital (No Junior classes on Saturday; Senior classes will be held earlier in the day than usual.) There are two days of junior recitals, with different classes performing on each day. You’ll receive full details once the program is finalized. (Both campuses)

Wednesday, December 15 

Early Childhood Classes, Session 2 ends (North Campus – Washington Heights)

Saturday, December 18

Last day of classes before Holiday break (Main Campus – UES)

Saturday, December 18

Fall semester ends (North Campus – Washington Heights)

December 19 through January 2

Holiday Break (no classes) (Main Campus – UES)

January 2022

Monday, January 3

Classes resume for Fall semester (Main Campus – UES)

Monday, January 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes) (Main Campus – UES)

Friday, January 28

Early Childhood Classes, Fall Session 2 ends (Main Campus – UES)

Saturday, January 29

Fall semester ends (Main Campus – UES)

Monday, January 31

Spring semester begins (Main Campus – UES)

Monday, January 31

Early Childhood Classes, Spring Session 1 begins (Main Campus – UES)