Intensive Training Program

Our Intensive Training Program is founded on the principles of (a) technique, (b) performance, (c) community, and (d) character. Our goal is to provide as many meaningful opportunities as possible to cultivate talent and leadership in our students!

Perks include:

  • Personalized Experience & Individualized Instruction

  • Enhanced Feel of Community & Belonging

  • Executive Functioning Skills

  • Adaptability & Flexibility

  • Discounted Workshops and Events

  • Leadership Opportunities as Studio Ambassador 

  • Unique, Resume Building Travel and Performance Experiences


  • Open to Dancers Ages 6-12 (Ages 13 & up are recommended to participate in the Brier Creek ITP Program)

  • Enroll in Summer Technique Intensive Series

  • Enroll in a Minimum of One Class (Ballet/Jazz Preferred)

  • Enroll in ITP Friday Session and Pay Monthly Fee (August-May) (details discussed at info session)

  • Purchase Apparel and Pertinent Costumes

  • Actively Participate in Philanthropic Components 

  • Attend the ITP Retreat Day on August 24th, 2019

  • Participate in Raleigh Christmas Parade (11.23.19), Produce and Perform in Benefit Show (5.3.20), and All Lake Boone Recital Performances (6.7, 2020)

  • Tentative Bonus Experiences will be discussed at the info session!

  • Interested in Learning More? We will have a Parent Info Session at SDD Lake Boone on Thursday, May 2nd from 5:45-6:15pm (current and prospective parents welcome!). There will also be an Info Session on Wednesday, May 1st from 7:00-7:30pm at SDD: Brier Creek.

Questions? Email!


Stage Door Dance Productions’ students and alum have participated in the following events: A Christmas Carol at Theatre In the Park, Billy Elliot at North Carolina Theatre, the Matilda National Tour, Carolina Ballet's The Nutcracker, Theatre Raleigh Performances, The King and I on Broadway, A Bronx Tale on Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, the Debbie Allen Summer Intensive, The Ferryman on Broadway, the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California, Dance Masters of America National Conventions, UNCSA, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC.

The students performances are fixtures in the local community. They've performed at Marbles Kids Museum, the Raleigh Christmas Parade, danceSpark, the VA Hospital, the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping Spree, Letterland, Relay For Life, and Artsplosure. 

In addition to performing, our students are focused on philanthropic service initiatives. In 2017,  the students completed their Make A Splash! Service Initiative, which raised $7589 to fund a clean water well in Uganda via Global H2O. In 2018, the students produced A Concert For The Kids, which raised $6000 for the Me Fine Foundation. The 2019 Benefit Performance, Luck Be For Lemmon, raised money for the Frankie Lemmon School. Our 2020 Benefit Show will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020!