[vc_row bg_style=”bg-normal” center_row=”yes” typo_style=”light” css=”.vc_custom_1449804373199{padding-top: 35px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css_animation=”appear”][zozo_vc_section_title title=”WELCOME TO EDNA MANLEY SCHOOL OF DANCE”]The School of Dance had its early roots in the Contemporary Dance Centre (CDC) established by Sheila Barnett, Barbara Requa and Bert Rose in the late 1960s. The CDC offered training in Dance for physical education teachers as well as a┬ájunior programme for children. In 1970, the National Dance Theatre Company, which was founded by Professor Rex Nettleford in collaboration with Barnett, Requa and Rose, formed the Jamaica School of Dance.[/zozo_vc_section_title][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”appear” css=”.vc_custom_1462038628633{background-color: #edc836 !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1458559722344{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][interactive_banner banner_title=”Overview” banner_desc=”The School of Dance had its early roots in the Contemporary Dance Centre (CDC) established by Sheila Barnett, Barbara Requa and Bert Rose in the late 1960s. ” banner_image=”1450|http://emc.edu.jm/schoolofdance/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/12/10556248_10153221801160955_8458402836864059778_n-2.png” banner_height=”ult-banner-block-custom-height” banner_height_val=”400″ link_opts=”more” banner_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Femc.edu.jm%2Fschoolofdance%2Fabout%2F||” banner_link_text=”Find Out More” banner_overlay_bg_color=”#81d742″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1458559733456{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][interactive_banner banner_title=”Entry Requirements” banner_desc=”Our courses are degree-level, and all applicants, regardless of age, are required to demonstrate the ability to meet the full academic requirements. ” banner_image=”1452|http://emc.edu.jm/schoolofdance/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/12/10410763_10153103300975955_2091139363363361537_n-1.jpg” banner_height=”ult-banner-block-custom-height” banner_height_val=”400″ link_opts=”more” banner_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Femc.edu.jm%2Fschoolofdance%2Fadmission%2Frequirement%2F||” banner_link_text=”Find Out More” banner_overlay_bg_color=”#81d742″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1458559746496{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][interactive_banner banner_title=”Financing Your Education” banner_desc=”Make financing your Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts education one less headache” banner_image=”1510|http://emc.edu.jm/schoolofdance/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/revslider/Dance/11039799_10153795507520955_3266874702486110777_n.jpg” banner_height=”ult-banner-block-custom-height” banner_height_val=”400″ link_opts=”more” banner_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Femc.edu.jm%2Fschoolofdance%2Fadmission%2Ffinancial-aid%2F||” banner_link_text=”Find Out More” banner_overlay_bg_color=”#81d742″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1458559762727{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][interactive_banner banner_title=”Student/College Handbook” banner_desc=”View the Student/College Handbook to learn about our accredited degree programmes, credit and non-credit certificate courses plus admission requirements.” banner_image=”1517|http://emc.edu.jm/schoolofdance/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/12/2014-2016_handbook.jpg” banner_height=”ult-banner-block-custom-height” banner_height_val=”400″ link_opts=”more” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fissuu.com%2Febos.emcvpa%2Fdocs%2Femcvpa_studenthandbook2014-15_cd||target:%20_blank” banner_link_text=”Read More” banner_overlay_bg_color=”#81d742″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”appear” css=”.vc_custom_1450951058870{margin-top: -55px !important;background-color: #81d742 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”NEWS & EVENTS” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” heading_tag=”h4″ spacer=”line_with_icon” spacer_position=”middle” line_height=”1″ line_color=”#ffffff” icon_size=”32″ main_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:30px;” line_width=”150″ spacer_margin=”margin-bottom:30px;”][/ultimate_heading][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”4″ element_width=”3″ gap=”20″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1462042536445-98d95f88-751e-5″][/vc_column][/vc_row]