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2023-2024 Schedule and Fees

Registration is open for our next season! Classes begin Monday, September 11th!

 

Click HERE for 2023-24 Schedule/Fees

It's not too late to JOIN!  

 
 

 

2023 Recital Video Info

 

RECITAL DVD/BLUE RAY/FLASH DRIVE  Order Link- Click HERE

If you were part of our 2022-2023 dance recital we now have the DVDs and flash drives and final order of shirts.  Pick-up can be at the following times:

 
 

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ADA DANCE ATTIRE

Warm-up Jackets are available for order ALL YEAR
but Christmas orders & Dance Company orders must be in by 10/15
Click HERE
 
 
 
 

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We have an Apolla Socks Storefront! You can order here.
 
 
 
  
 
 
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ADA National Honor Society of Dance Arts

& Presidental Volunteer Award

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF DANCE ARTS

American Dance Academy is a secondary chapter of NHSDA and is eligible to nominate dancers to the National Honor Society of Dance Arts.  

Below are the goals and requirements.

* NHSDA Secondary Program (grades 9 - 12) Goals

  • To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
  • To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.
  • To identify honor students (grades 11 & 12) for nomination to the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award, one of the highest honor programs for dance in the United States.

NHSDA Secondary Program (grades 9 - 12)  Requirements

~ Dancer must be in 9th-12th grade

~ Dancer must have & maintain a 3.2 or higher 

~ Dancer must be studying dance for a minimum of 7 hours a week at ADA and maintain attendance and commitment in the class.

Once these criteria are met, the forms below need to be filled out.  I have samples from previous years I can share in which points are accepted.   

NHSDA Letter

NHSDA Form

NHSDA Points


THE PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

*ADA is now a Certifying Organization that has been granted authority through an application and review process to give out the PVSA to volunteers. Certifying Organizations verify and certify that a volunteer has met the requirements to receive a PVSA within a 12-month period. 

Click HERE for more info on Eligibility Requirements.   Submission of hours worked at ADA this past year, along with proof of any other volunteer work (for example signed letters from school) is required.  

 
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GRADUATES:
 

Graduates NHSDA

Claire W (Graduate of St Mark's High School) 

Claudia K (Graduate of St Mark’s High School)

Caroline M (Graduate of Padua Academy)

Brianna W (Graduate of Cab Calloway School of the Arts)

Ashton A (Graduate Kennett High School)

Kate C (Graduate St Mark’s High School)

Gabi P (Graduate of Cab Calloway School of the Arts)

Asia B (Graduate of Sanford School)

Cali C (Graduate of St Mark's High School)

Isabella M (Graduate of Archmere Academy)

Marisa P (Graduate of Delaware Military Academy)

Audrey G (Graduate of Tower Hill School)

 

Current Students Presidents Volunteer Award

Sarah Cho (Cab Calloway School of the Arts class of 2026)

Angela Zhang (Archmere Academy class of 2026)

 

  View our September Newsletter

Important Dates To Mark In Your Calendars

The first week of each month October- May
SPLIT CLUB AUDITIONS IN JAZZ CLASSES

Our 2023-24 Season will begin on Monday, September 11th!

Our 2024 Spring Recital date is TBD

 

2023-2024 Season Calendar

SEPTEMBER

September 11th-First Day of Classes

Payment #2 due

September 14th: WEE Dance begins

September 25th-Special Attire Orders Due

Click HERE for order form

 
OCTOBER

October 1st: Payment #3 due (will come out 10/2 as the 1st is a Sunday)

October 24th-30th: Bring A Friend Week & Halloween Attire permitted

October 31st: Studio Closed~Happy Halloween

 

NOVEMBER

November 1st: Payment #4 due

November 6th-11th: Recital Costume measurement week

November 20th: Recital Costume $$ Due-comes out automatically unless other plans made

November 19th-26th: Studio Closed~Happy Thanksgiving!!

November 27th: Classes Resume

 

DECEMBER

December 1st: Payment #5 due

All of Dec is Holiday Spirit Month: Wear dance attire in Red/Green or Blue/White the entire month

December 16th-21st: Holiday PJ Week!!

December 22nd-Jan 5th: Studio Closed for Winter Break

 

JANUARY

Jan 1st: Payment #6 due

January 6th: Classes Resume

 

FEBRUARY

Feb 1st: Payment #7 due

TBD: Spirit Week & Parent Observation Week

 

MARCH
March 1st: Payment #8 due
March 1st: Recital Costume distribution begins & Recital Ad forms distributed
March 29th-April 5th-Spring Break
 
APRIL

April 1st: Payment #9 due (This is the final payment for adult ballet)

April 6th: Classes Resume

April 6th: Stage Mom Sign-Up begins

 

MAY

May 1st: Payment #10 due

RECITAL WEEK: May 6th-11th More info to come

May 23rd: Last Day of Classes for the year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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