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Arkansas Academy of Dance working in partnership with Arkansas Festival Ballet

Developing the Next Generation of Accomplishish Dancers

through Training and Performing

- Young Dancers to the Stage -

Arkansas Academy of Dance Students will join the Arkansas Festival Ballet Cast of Peter Pan, May 19-22.  The Cast of Peter Pan will present 8 shows of the well loved story by J M Barrie.  Arkansas Festival Ballet opens auditions for each spring Story Book Ballets to dance students from any dance school.   Peter Pan and his friends will soar in this production, thanks to the special effects of ZFX Flying.

- Behind the Scenes -

Rehearsals continue for Arkansas Festival Ballet 2016 Story Book Ballet of Peter Pan.  The cast of 75 dancers will take the stage this May www.ArkansasDance.org


-In the Studio-  

Summer information is now available for a 2-Week Summer Intensive, 3 Week Summer Sessions and June & August Dance Camps.  Class Schedules and Enrollment  Information for the 2016-2017 Season will be available soon.  The academy offers Classical Ballet and Creative Movement for all ages,  Modern, Pilates, Training on a Progressive Track, Pre Professional Training Program and Performace Series September-May.  Families my register online to secure class or choice (levels are to be assigned).  Limited space available.


- On Stage with Arkansas Festival Ballet 2015-16 Performance Season -

Dracula October 29-31, 2015

Nutcracker with the Conway Symphony Orchestra December 5, 2015

Before the Stage - Adjudication Performance, February 7

Romeo & Juliet with Conway Symphony Orchestra March 5, 2016

Regional Dance America/SW Festival April 8-10, 2016

Peter Pan Storybook Ballet May 19-22, 2016


Registered Now - Click Online Registration tab (above) or email Rebecca@ArkansasAcademyofDance.com


Welcome to Arkansas Academy of Dance

Since 2000, Arkansas Academy of Dance has become established in the community as the premier training institute in classical ballet.  Our service comes in partnership with Arkansas Festival Ballet Performing Company.  Our goal is simple:  high caliber training with a focus on our students and their progress.  Our emphasis is placed on students’ progress with approved curriculum, appropriate teaching techniques and appropriate choreography. There are no expensive costumes for our families to purchase and through consistent training in the academy; students will become engaged in enriching opportunities.

Arkansas Academy of Dance is focused on the education of children in the discipline of classical ballet and traditional styles of dance with an offering of enriching performance opportunities.  Through their love of dance, young dancers will build character, gain self esteem and control of the mind and body.

Our professional faculty ensures that students receive the highest standard of dance training. This knowledge and experience will guide and assist them in achieving their goals. From our nurturing environment these students will form a love for the art of dance.

We believe that each young artist's experience in the Arkansas Academy of Dance will be influential in their lives and future. From preschool age children to college students, our faculty is geared to your dancer's goals.


Arkansas Academy of Dance and Arkansas Festival Ballet are housed in a 6400 square foot facility with three large studios equipped with state of the art flooring including sprung floors and marley surfaces.  All studios have one wall of mirrors and wall barres with portable barres.  The facility has a water fountain, separate bathrooms for boys and girls - with handicap accessibility and large waiting area. Small viewing windows/ areas are available for each studio.