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Fall 2023/2024
Enrollment

NOW OPEN
Fall classes begin
August 7

 

Academy of Dance Arts

For the love of dance

Welcome to the Academy of Dance Arts. Owners, Kathy Willsey and Megan Buckland, have established a studio focused on achieving exceptional standards of dance. We believe in nurturing creativity and artistic development, and offer a warm and positive environment to foster the growth that all dancers want and need. Reach out today to learn more about the classes we offer and how to get involved.

Fall classes begin august 7

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Dallas Repertoire Ballet
presents
The Nutcracker

Performances Dates 

December 8-10, 2023
The Eisemann Center

Ticket information coming soon.

About Us

Dance helps to foster creativity, individuality, self-discipline, athleticism, and social development

At Academy of Dance Arts, we’ve been educating and inspiring young dancers for over 30 years. Our highly trained and certified instructors have a wealth of experience in teaching and performing various styles and disciplines. We have a passion for the art of dance and for helping others discover their inner dancer.

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Photo by Michelle Standerfer
Photo by Michelle Standerfer
Photo by Michelle Standerfer
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Classes We Offer

Let us help you discover the true potential of your child in a fun and safe learning environment

Your quest for the perfect dance studio can end right here. Our extensive list of classes includes many types of dance and a variety of skill levels, so rest assured there’s an option that’s perfect for you. We’re constantly updating our offerings, so check back often to make sure you don’t miss out on a new dance opportunity. 

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SCROLL DOWN FOR A FULL LIST OF CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 

Ballet

  • Combo Ballet/Tap  Ages 3 - 6

  • Combo Ballet/Jazz Ages 3-6

  • Level 1 Ages 5 - 7

  • Level 2 Ages 7 - 9

  • Level 3 Ages 8 - 10

  • Level 4 Ages 9 - 11

  • Level 5 Ages 10 -13*

  • Level 6 Ages 12 - 14*

  • Level 7 Ages 12 and up* (by staff placement only)

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance training for Levels 5-7

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Tap

 

  • Combo Ballet/Tap Ages 3 - 6

  • Level 1/2 Ages 5 - 9

  • Level 3/4 Ages 8 - 11

  • Level 5 Ages 10 - 13*

  • Level 6 Ages 12 - 14*

  • Level 7 Ages 12 and up* (by staff placement only)

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance training for Levels 5-7

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Jazz

  • Combo Ballet/Jazz Ages 3-6

  • Level 1 Ages 5 - 7

  • Level 2 Ages 7 - 9

  • Level 3 Ages 8 - 10

  • Level 4 Ages 9 - 11

  • Level 5 Ages 10 -13*

  • Level 6 Ages 12 - 14*

  • Level 7 Ages 12 and up* (by staff placement only)

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance training

for Levels 5-7

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Lyrical or Contemporary

  • Level 3 Ages 8 - 10

  • Level 4 Ages 9 - 11

  • Level 5 Ages 10 -13*

  • Open Contemporary Ages 12 and up 

  • Level 6 Ages 12 - 14*

  • Level 7 Ages 12 and up* (by staff placement only)

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance training for Levels 5-7

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Hip Hop

  • Level 1/2 Ages 5 - 9

  • Level 3 Ages 8 - 10

  • Level 4/5 Ages 9 - 13

  • Junior High/High School Ages 11 - 18

  • Level 6 Ages 12 - 14*

  • Level 7 Ages 12 and up* (by staff placement only)

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance training for Levels 6-7

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Pointe

ALL POINTE CLASSES REQUIRE

INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL

  • Level 1 Ages 9 - 14

  • Level 2 Ages 10 - 18

  • Level 3 Ages 12 - 18

  • Level 4 Ages 12 - 18

  • Level 3 Variations Ages 12 - 18

  • Level 4 Variations Ages 12 - 18

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Specialized Dance Classes

  • Ballroom  Level 3 Ages 9 -13

  • Ballroom Level 4/5 Ages 10 - 13

  • Ballroom Level 6/7 Ages 13 and up

  • Jazz Fundamentals Ages 11 - 18

  • Contemporary/Lyrical Fundamentals Ages 11 - 18

  • Junior High/High School Jazz

                     Leaps and Turns Ages 11 - 18

  • Jazz Leaps and Turns Level 4 Ages 9 - 11

  • Jazz Leaps and Turns Level 5 Ages 11 - 15*

  • Jazz Leaps and Turns Level 6/7 Ages 12 - 18*

*It is recommended that students have at least 5 years of dance

training for Levels 5-7

Competition Team

The ADA Competition Team has been awarded Overall and National Competition Titles for over 3 decades! Former members have been granted over $500,000 in college scholarships, grants, and early acceptances. Our teams strive to stress the importance of discipline, friendship, and personal growth within a strong, positive, and creative environment. Team members are required to take a specified amount of technique classes in addition to their weekly team choreography classes.  All team members will attend 2-5 competitions during the spring season. Audition required at specified fall dates for Ages 5-18. Email us at danceadadrb@gmail.com to inquire.

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Dallas Repertoire Ballet

DRB is a pre-professional non-profit ballet company comprised of students from the Academy of Dance Arts. Each December, DRB performs a full-length production of "The Nutcracker" as to the delight of local audiences.

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If you would like more information on Danceada.com, we’d be more than happy to help. Please fill out the form below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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7 Prestige Circle
Ste. 100 
Allen, TX 75002

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