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About the Academy
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.
Schedule and Fees
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Meet the Ensembles
Dallas Black Dance Academy’s Performing Ensembles Students that show exceptional performance skills are encouraged to audition for the Academy’s Performing Ensemble.