The Academy of Dance Arts

Academy of Dance Arts (732) 842-9262
70 Apple Street, Suite A
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Dance Classes

Ballet – A major focus at the Academy is Classical Ballet. Student’s ballet training includes Pointe work, performance classes and incorporates the Vaganova and Royal Academy of Dance methods. Ages 3+.
Modern – The Academy’s Modern dance students are challenged with the Graham and Horton techniques. Cutting edge Contemporary classes are also offered for students to learn what’s at the forefront of dance today. Ages 8+ for Modern; Ages 11+ for Contemporary.
Jazz – Academy students are trained in classical Jazz and learn Jazz Funk choreography. The Academy also offers Hip Hop Dance for students to cut loose! Ages 6+.
Tap – The Academy’s Tap classes are a fun and exciting way to develop rhythm & coordination! Ages 6+.
Pilates, Yoga & GYROTONIC® – The Academy is the only area dance school to provide its students with the immense benefit of Pilates and GYROTONIC® training on specialized equipment as well as Yoga. Ages 10+.

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Uniform

To maintain a focused classroom and professional environment, all classes require a uniform, available at Kelly’s Dance Boutique in Eatontown.

Performing Opportunities

The Academy holds a Workshop Performance at the end of the year for specific classes, instead of an all school recital. Workshop classes are marked with a “W” on the schedule. The 2017 performance was held at the beautiful Mastrobuono Theater at Rutgers University!

Academy students may audition for the Company of Dance Arts’ annual production of The Nutcracker as well as their spring performance, which are both held at the Count Basie Theater. CODA is a non-profit, pre professional dance company affiliated with The Academy.

Select students may participate in the Youth America Grand Prix competition each spring. This competition is a great opportunity for pre professional students to hone their skills and perform in front of an esteemed panel of judges who could further their dance career. Please see the Calendar on our Resources page for selection criteria. Academy students competing in solos and ensembles have received scholarships to prestigious dance schools and advanced to the finals in New York City!

Exam Opportunities

Qualifying students may have the opportunity to take ballet examinations with a guest examiner or the Royal Academy of Dance. The vast majority of ADA’s exam candidates receive scores in RAD’s highest category of “Distinction”!

Registered rates

Tuition at the Academy is based on the full school year. Tuition is pro-rated for students who start mid year. For rates beyond 4.25 hours per week, information on ballet scholarships for Male students ages 3-18 as well as financial aid & merit scholarship information, please contact the Academy.

Private Lessons

Private lessons with our teachers & accompanists are available for all styles of dance, piano & percussion, as well as Pilates, Yoga & GYROTONIC® . Rates vary per teacher and will be given upon request.

Studio Rental

If you are interested in using a studio for your group class please contact us for a price quote! We offer fully equipped spaces for all types of group dance and fitness classes!