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February’s Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Miranda

Miranda has been a member of the Academy family for 20 years! Her dance career started at the Academy of Dance Arts with ballet, tap and clogging. She has also explored jazz, modern and hip-hop styles, and truly enjoys all forms of dance. Her passion for children and dance led her back to our studios, which […]
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January’s Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Joleen

Our resident hip-hop queen, Ms. Joleen, has been dancing since the age of 4. In 2013, she joined our Academy faculty to lead Hip Hop classes and also has 3 dancing children. Now, in her 5th year of teaching, she is expanding instruction to include offerings in breakdancing and street styles of hip-hop. Joleen is a very active […]
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December’s Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Lisa

The lovely lady who guides many of our students’ very first steps onto the dance floor is the one and only Ms. Lisa! Our Early Childhood program director, Ms. Lisa has been teaching at the Academy of Dance Arts for over 17 years! She is an expert in patience, compassion, and celebrating every accomplishment large […]
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Candy Cane Party

  You bring the kids, we bring the fun! Our first annual Parent’s Night Out gives you the chance to get some Santa time, enjoy a night downtown, see a movie or just enjoy a slice of Peace this Season! Best for ages 4-12, we will have games, crafts, dancing and movie fun. Register by calling […]
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Take Master Classes with TOP Choreographers!!!

The Academy of Dance Arts is partnering with CLI studios to give students access to the dance industry’s TOP choreographers! Register for live, interactive, online master classes with “So You Think You Can Dance” legends tWitch and Allison Holker! Classes will be held at our 230 Main Location for intermediate through advanced level dancers. Hip […]
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Fox News: “Black Hills Biz: Dance & Photography”

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Downtown Grand Opening!

We are expanding our dancing dreams to include a New Location Downtown at 230 Main Street! You are invited to explore our new space, meet our incredible team of dancing teachers, register for our Fall Season, shop for dancewear, and much more! August 18th, 2017 @ 10:00 AM August 19th, 2017 @ 9:00 AM Click […]
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Academy of Dance Arts Presents: "Starfishing" & "A Mermaid Tale" 2017

Starfishing: Celebrate life under the sea with our youngest and brightest stars from our Sturgis and Rapid City dance studios! A Mermaid Tale: Be a part of our world and dive in with our mermaids, as the Academy of Dance Arts presents it’s heartfelt contemporary dance adaptation of A Mermaid Tale, inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s fairytale, […]
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South Dakota Public Broadcasting Radio: "Dancers Choose Art Over Drugs"

Reported By Chynna Lockett. Aired February 24, 2017 For full written transcript and audio recording, please click here.
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