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Established 1974

The Official School of Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Physical Address: 2700 Ann Williams Way Dallas, Texas 75201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 131290 Dallas, Texas 75313-1290
Phone: (214) 871-2376
Fax: (214) 871-2842


Dallas Black Dance Academy Recital



Saturday, May 20, 2017



Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre 

2400 Flora Street, Dallas, Texas 75201



SHOW A – 10:00am – 12:00pm

Ballet/Tap Combo, Level [A], [B] and [C]

SHOW B – 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Level [D], Pre-Professional I-IV


Complete Details on Tickets and Costumes will be on website by March 15.
It is important that you not miss any classes.

Academy Staff (214) 871-2387


Recital tickets will go on sale May 1st.
  • Tickets can only be purchased through ATTPAC in person or by phone (214) 880-0202.
  • There will be no tickets sold through the Academy office.
  • The cost of each ticket is $22.50.
  • All tickets will have an assigned seat number.
  • Everyone attending the recital must have a ticket – all ages, no exceptions!


Each dancer will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the show in which they are performing.
  • The complimentary tickets will be given out when the students pick up their costumes.
  • The complimentary tickets cannot be exchanged for different seats.
  • Lost complimentary tickets or complimentary tickets forgotten on the day of the show will not be replaced.


Beginning May 1st students may begin picking up their costumes (and complimentary tickets).
  • Account balances MUST be cleared before costumes are released, beginning April 29th thru May 6th.


It is important that you not miss any classes.

For further information please contact Academy Staff at

(214) 871-2387

Dallas Black Dance Academy, founded in 1974 by Mrs. Ann Williams, is the official school of Dallas Black Dance Theatre. The Academy emphasizes that through directed dance studies in a learning environment, the mind is disciplined to control one’s total body in making better decisions for life and developing self-esteem. The academy offers classes for beginner thru advanced students. Classes are available in Ballet, Jazz, African, Modern, Hip-hop and Tap. Adult classes in Ballet, Modern and Dance Cardio are also available. Students age 4-14 are required to take ballet each year. Students ages 6 and older are encouraged to enroll in additional classes such as Jazz, African, Tap and/or Modern. Regular academy classes are offered September through May. A separate schedule of classes is offered during the summer.

Dallas Black Dance Academy’s Performing Ensembles Students that show exceptional performance skills are encouraged to audition for the Academy’s Performing Ensemble. These group of students performs locally at festivals and various events in the Dallas area. Some ensembles have traveled to perform in Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC and even Uganda, Africa. Students, who further progress through the professional level, will have the opportunity to audition for DBDT II, and later audition for the main company, Dallas Black Dance Theatre.


Senior Performing Ensemble

Junior Performing Ensemble

Ensemble Photography by: Brian Guilliaux