2014 Summer & Fall Schedules are Now Available!

2014-2015 Summer & Fall Schedules are available! Please visit our “Classes” page for our most current schedules and more info.

Dance Arts Academy • 88 East Francis Ave • Spokane, WA 99208 • 509.368.9763 • info@danceartsspokane.com • Mailing address: P.O. Box 18810, Spokane, WA 99228

Dance Arts Academy is committed to providing the highest quality of dance education in a fun and positive atmosphere. We offer classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical, acro, and hip hop to students ages 3 through adult. Dance Arts Academy also has a performing group, The Dance Arts Company Dancers, which are chosen by audition and compete at local and national dance competitions. Our highly qualified staff focuses on proper technique while fostering a true love for the artistry of dance, establishing positive self-esteem in our students through performance opportunities, and improving balance, flexibility and agility. Our Fall Class schedule is available now. Space is limited, so pre-register today! Our instructors are accomplished and passionate about dance and look forward to teaching and inspiring all the dancers in your family.

 

Offerings

Ballet

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance. It is essential to the development of poise, grace, balance and discipline required to become an excellent dancer. Our beginner ballet classes meet once a week for 45 minutes, intermediate ballet classes meet twice a week for 1 hour, and our advance ballet classes meet twice a week for 1.5 hours.

Pointe

Pointe

Pointe will be offered to students who show the strength and technical ability necessary to advance to this class. Students taking pointe classes must also be enrolled in a twice-weekly ballet class. Students will be placed in the pointe class at the teacher’s discretion.

Tap

Tap

Tap focuses on rhythm and musicality. Tap class teaches coordination and proper tap technique through barre work and center and across the floor combinations. This class is a favorite for dancers of all ages.

Jazz

Jazz

Based on ballet and folk dancing, jazz is a stylized theatrical kind of dancing. This high energy class improves coordination, flexibility, stamina, and musicality. Current pop music and classic favorites add to the fun atmosphere of jazz class.

Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop is a freestyle, dynamic type of dance. Started by street dancers this style of dance is fun, fast paced, and a great cardio workout.

Combo Class

Combo Class

Combo Classes are specifically designed for pre-school students ages 3-5 years. This 45 minute class introduces young dancers to the basics of pre-ballet, tap, and creative movement.

Pre-Ballet

Pre-Ballet

Pre-Ballet Classes are specifically designed for pre-school students ages 3-5 years. This 45 minute class introduces students to basic ballet movement and terminology.

Contemporary

Contemporary

Contemporary classes combine ballet, modern, and jazz in a unique way to portray a feeling or tell a story. In this class, dancers learn to go beyond basic technique and perform choreography in such a way that their audience is taken on an emotional journey. For intermediate and advanced dancers this is a wonderful class to strengthen their technique and heighten their showmanship and quality of movement.

Acro

Acro

Acro focuses on tumbling and flexibility. Students will learn tumbling skills from gymnastics that blend beautifully into dance routines. Students are introduced to everything from cart wheels and chin stands to back handsprings and aerials in this fun class.