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365 Days Later, Silver Linings in an Anniversary: Our 5-Star Studio Safety Pledge

Friday the 13th of March, 2020, Governor Noem announced school closures for South Dakota in response to a global COVID-19 pandemic.  Continuously serving our dancing families was top priority! Within 48 hours the Academy of Dance Arts restructured to “open” Monday on a virtual platform, one of the first studios in the nation to continue […]
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How we returned to safer celebrations: Oz Reimagined 2020

“Thank you for being a catalyst and leading the HOW to return to safer gatherings!” The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center shared news of the impact the Academy of Dance Arts’ September performances have already had on the greater Rapid City Community in their Monday meeting with Studio Artistic Director, Julie A. McFarland. According to Theatre […]
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Academy of Dance Arts Presents: Oz Reimagined

Your dancer will experience this new performance event, with fun additions in a new way of performing together in safer ways. There will be a “Red Carpet Experience,” limited micro-seatings and mask required for audience members.
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Miss Sara featured on KOTA Territory Morning News!

Miss Sara was guest on the morning show for KOTA Territory News on June 29, 2020. She gave a little preview of the choreography Miss Allie will be teaching in the Frozen Dance Camp this week! Click here for more details on the Frozen Dance Camp: Frozen Dance Camp – Ages 3-6 Frozen Dance Camp […]
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Academy of Dance Arts Presents: “Munchkinland” & “Over the Rainbow” 2020

The Academy of Dance Arts presents: “Munchkinland” & “Over the Rainbow” Saturday, September 19, 2020 Tickets available: 1-800-GOT-MINE or GotMine.com
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Over the Rainbow and Munchkinland Costume Preview!

Preview “MUNCHKINLAND” Costumes!!! Preview “OVER THE RAINBOW” Costumes!!!
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Register for the Fun-Alie Recital Finale 2020

Register here: $60 per person
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Fall 2019 Open House

Please join us for our OPEN HOUSE! August 17th • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4251 Canyon Lake Dr., Rapid City • Register for Fall Classes • Meet Teachers • Get Dance Wear • Free Trial Classes • Bonus Prize Wheel Gifts
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Over the Rainbow Senior Cast List 2019-20

For Ms.Julie’s 20th Anniversary monthly announcement, we are thrilled to share the preview of our Over the Rainbow Cast of 2020 Seniors! Congratulations to this group of kind and beautiful dancers who are eager to bring our Season’s tale to life! 🙂  
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20th Anniversary Production Themes

We’re so excited to announce our 20th Anniversary Production Themes for May 2020:
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