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Fall 2022/2023
Registration

NOW OPEN
Classes begin
August 8

 

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.

CLASSES BEGIN AUGUST 8

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Dallas Repertoire Ballet
presents
The Nutcracker

Performances are 

December 9-11, 2022
The Eisemann Center

Auditions held on
Saturday, August 20

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.

CLASSES BEGIN AUGUST 8

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Photo by Michelle Standerfer
Photo by Michelle Standerfer
Photo by Michelle Standerfer
Photo by Michelle Standerfer
 

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. 

CLASSES BEGIN AUGUST 8

SCROLL DOWN FOR A FULL LIST OF CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 

Ballet

  • Combo Ballet/Tap  Ages 3 - 6

  • Elementary Ages 5 - 9

  • Beginner Ages 6 - 11

  • Intermediate  Ages 8 - 12

  • Advanced Intermediate Ages 9 - 13*

  • Jr High/High School Ages 11 - 18

  • Pre Advanced Ages 11 - 14*

  • Advanced Ages 12+*

  • Pre Professional (by staff placement only) Ages 14+*

*It is recommended that students have some dance training for the following levels: Advanced Intermediate, Pre Advanced, Advanced, and Pre Professional

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Tap

 

  • Combo Ballet/Tap Ages 3 - 6

  • Elementary Ages 5 - 9

  • Intermediate  Ages 8 - 10

  • Advanced Intermediate Ages 9 - 13*

  • Jr High/High School Ages 10 - 18

  • Pre Advanced Ages 11 - 14*

  • Advanced Ages 12+*

  • Pre Professional (by staff placement only) Ages 14+*

*It is recommended that students have some dance training for the following levels: Advanced Intermediate, Pre Advanced, Advanced, and Pre Professional

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Jazz

  • Combo Ballet/Jazz Ages 3 - 6

  • Elementary Ages 5 - 9

  • Beginner Ages 6 - 11

  • Intermediate  Ages 8 - 10

  • Advanced Intermediate Ages 9 - 13*

  • Advanced Intermediate Leaps and Turns Ages 9 -13*

  • Jr. High/High School Turns/Leaps Ages 11 - 18

  • Jr High/High School Ages 11 - 18

  • Pre Advanced Ages 11 - 14*

  • Advanced Ages 12+*

  • Pre Professional (by staff placement only) Ages 14+*

*It is recommended that students have some dance training for the following levels: Advanced Intermediate, Pre Advanced, Advanced, and Pre Professional

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Lyrical or Contemporary

  • Elementary Ages 5 - 9

  • Beginner Ages 9 -11

  • Intermediate  Ages 8 - 10

  • Advanced Intermediate Ages 9 - 13*

  • Jr. High /High School Contemporary Ages 11 - 18

  • Pre Advanced Ages 11 - 14*

  • Advanced Ages 12+*

  • Pre Professional (by staff placement only) Ages 14+*

*It is recommended that students have some dance training for the following levels: Advanced Intermediate, Pre Advanced, Advanced, and Pre Professional

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Hip Hop

  • Elementary Ages 5 - 9

  • Intermediate  Ages 8 - 10

  • Advanced Intermediate Ages 9 - 13*

  • Jr High/High School Ages 11 - 18

  • Pre Advanced Ages 11 - 14*

  • Advanced (by staff placement only) Ages 12+*

  • Pre Professional (by staff placement only) Ages 14+*

*It is recommended that students have some dance training for the following levels: Advanced Intermediate, Pre Advanced, Advanced, and Pre Professional

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Pointe

ALL POINTE CLASSES REQUIRE

INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL

  • Beginner Pointe Technique Ages 9 - 14

  • Advanced Beginner Technique Ages 9 - 14

  • Intermediate Technique Ages 10 - 16

  • Intermediate Variations Ages 10 - 16

  • Advanced Technique Ages 12+

  • Pre Professional Technique Ages 14+

  • Adv/PrePro Variations Ages 12+

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Specialized Dance Classes

  • Beginner Ballroom  Ages 9 -13

  • Intermediate/Advanced Ballroom Ages 12 - 18

  • Strength and Stability Ages 9 - 12

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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 well as sensory-friendly version to the delight of local audiences.

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7 Prestige Circle
Ste. 100 
Allen, TX 75002

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