Introducing ICON Arts Academy, Iowa’s Brand-New Performing Arts Boarding School, Features an Interdisciplinary Pre-Professional Dance Curriculum

Over the 23 years that Leslie Nolte has run her Iowa City–based performing arts school, Nolte Academy, she has noticed a trend: During their teenage years, many of her most dedicated students moved out of state to attend residential, pre-professional programs—including Nolte’s daughter, who joined Houston Ballet Academy’s professional program at age 14. “I realized […]