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MUCAI Academy is a non-profit, performing arts school designed to make dance accessible for students of all ages, abilities, creeds,  ethnicities, and social economic backgrounds, regardless of ability to pay. For thirteen years, MUCAI Academy's unique performing arts program has been one of Central Ohio's best kept secrets. MUCAI Academy students, of all physical and intellectual abilities, are trained for rigorous college programs and professional careers in the performing arts. Students have two performances per year, in addition to participation in community dance and musical theater productions, like  the award nominated productions Heathers, CATS, West Side Story, and Ragtime. Students have also participated  at events like Dance Downtown, Worthington Market Day, and the Old Town East Festival. Indian Dance students have a unique opportunity to participate in community performances with Natya Nirvana, a professional Indian dance company in Central Ohio, at the discretion of the director. Students h