Dance


Elegance   •   Graceful Strength   •   Confidence   •  Joy

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Collierville Arts Academy’s dance training syllabus is rooted in the Royal Academy of Dancing and the Dance Masters of America Syllabi.  This allows our instructors to maintain consistency in the long-term development of our dancers' technique.  

Each of our dance instructors offers their own unique, professional experience coupled with their teaching credentials from prestigious companies.  Our instructors are not only great artists, they are high-caliber instructors that understand how to teach the dance arts to students at all ages and levels of ability.

Collierville Arts Academy offers the very best in dance classes for students as young as three years of age through adults.  Our group dance classes are structured by age, ability, and experience.  We offer class levels for the beginning recreational student all the way through the advanced and pre-professional level dancer.


The Benefits of the Dance Arts

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Dance training develops life-long benefits that carry students far beyond the learning basics steps and positions including:

• Determination, self-discipline, and the importance of commitment to success

• Patience and the ability to set goals and achieve them individually and within a community

• Appreciation for the arts and the joy of artistic expression

• Development of a graceful, strong, and healthy body for life

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Styles of Dance Offered At Collierville Arts Academy

• Preschool Ballet & Creative Movement

• Classical Ballet (Levels One through Eight)

• Pointe, Variations, Pas De Deux

• Lyrical / Contemporary Dance

• Jazz & Broadway Musical Theatre

• Modern Dance

• Hip Hop & Street Dance

• Tap & Broadway Musical Theatre


Master Classes and Performance Opportunities

Collierville Arts Academy regularly hosts master dance teachers and guest artists from all across the nation and the globe right here in Collierville, TN.  This affords our students amazing opportunities to train with working professionals from major  ballet companies, Broadway touring companies, and the entertainment industry.

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Performance opportunities abound at Collierville Arts Academy: from simple in-studio demonstrations to full scale, full-length ballets, and everything in between.  Our dancers get lots of performance opportunities and it shows in how professionally they conduct themselves in all that they do on and off the stage.

Our students in level four and above have the opportunity to join our Jr. Company and students in level six and above can audition to become full members of the Collierville  ballet company. The Collierville ballet company membership further enhances their performance opportunities locally and regionally.  Sharing the stage alongside dance professionals offers our dancers unique and fulfilling performance experiences.

Collierville Arts Academy gives our students wonderful access to a network of working professional dancers, teachers, choreographers, and company directors year-round.


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