General Information

Office hours: Starting JULY 5–AUG. 11, 2022 Tues.–Thurs. 5:45–7:45pm
Please come by the Academy or leave a message at DDA 972–259–1258


We are glad you have chosen Dana’s Dance Academy for your dance education. Classes are offered (beginner through advanced) in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, gymnastics, acro/conditioning, contemporary, modern, leaps/turns, choreography and creative movement for 2 year olds. Polynesian, Bharatanatyam, and Belly dance are offered through specialized instructors. We have several dancers that are Kilgore Rangerettes, Dallas Cowboy’s Cheerleaders and Maverick Dancers. Many of our former students are on full dance scholarships at universities, teaching dance in the metroplex and return to teach for us when they are in town. Please come by DDA to pickup additional information and to enroll.


CREATIVE MOVEMENT: (age 2) develops coordination, rhythm, and motor skills using movement, music and dance. Stimulates imagination.
TAP/BALLET (T/B), TAP/BALLET/JAZZ (T/B/J), HIP HOP/GYM: combination of various styles of dance.
BALLET: the basis for all dance. Should be studied with other forms of dance. All classical styles are introduced.
JAZZ: develops versatility in the various styles including lyrical, classical, musical theatre and hip hop.
TAP: develops coordination, and rhythmic abilities. Various tap styles are explored.
CONTEMPORARY: a style of expressive dance that combines elements of modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet.
ACRO/CONDITIONING: focus on pairing gymnastics with dance combinations to strengthen the body.
MODERN: a technique based form of dance created by borrowing from ballet and other classical styles while pushing the boundaries of movement and incorporating improvisation.
HIP HOP: more freestyle than jazz, however, based in jazz curriculum and terminology.

COSTUME PAYMENTS (NON–REFUNDABLE) DUE OCT. 25. (fees to be determined)
PERFORMANCE FEE DUE MAR. 1. (NON–REFUNDABLE) (fees to be determined).

Dance Sessions

Fall/Spring session runs August–June. Summer dance session runs July & August. Class space will be reserved when the registration fee is received. Students are responsible for full month’s tuition in advance. Regular attendance is essential for proper dance development. There are no refunds for missed lessons or holidays. If you have a change in address or phone number, or decide to drop, please notify the office or you will be financially responsible for monthly tuition and accrued late fees.


All students should be appropriately dressed and ready to begin class on time.
Girls–leotards and tights, skirts, optional. Boys-plain T–shirt–tucked into dance pants or dance shorts.
GYMNASTICS/ACRO: Girls–leotards and open foot tights. Boys-fitted tank top/shirt and stretch shorts.

All Ballet Students 8 years old and above

You may wear a solid color leotard, any style and light pink, matte finish tights. Skirts are optional. Dance sweaters may be worn during warm–up and/or barre. NO recital costumes are allowed and girls may not wear T–shirts in class, except hip hop. All students, please wear cover up garments to and from the Academy.


Please tie hair securely away from face. Ballet students please put hair in a bun.

Inclement Weather

Please call the Academy to see if classes will be held. 972–259–1258

Tuition and other fees are located on the back of the dance class schedules.

Thank you for being a part of Dana's Dance Academy and for giving us the opportunity to teach the art of dance to our students.

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