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The Academy of Dance Arts is celebrating the joy of giving through two fable-inspired performances on Saturday May 7, 2022 at the Monument Fine Arts Theatre. Both 1pm and 5pm productions of The Quiltmaker’s Gift follow a greedy monarch, a generous quiltmaker and her wise cat, whose lives are sewn together through a magical journey…Read More →
Red Light A red light pop-up means no in-studio classes for the week (you will also be notified via the email you provide at registration). Yellow Light A Yellow light on our website means that we have additional safety measures in place with limits to the number of people in the buildings at one time…Read More →
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…Read More →
“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…Read More →