Serving the Upper Peninsula with professional dance.
Our Dance Studio
U.P. Dance Academy provides an excellent dance/gymnastics education in a positive learning environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect and responsibility. Our team of professionals are all adults and are are devoted to teaching children through all styles of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Kick, Broadway, Hip Hop, Tap, Gymnastics, Acro and more. Our classes are perfect for all ages and dance levels. All new students are welcomed and made to feel comfortable. We use only age appropriate music, dance style and costuming. All classes include proper technique, stretching, choreography and terminology. The combination of our expert faculty and our encouraging learning environment helps to develop our dancer's self-confidence and technical skills which remain with our dancers for a lifetime. We do this by developing our students' minds and personalities through learning self-discipline, responsibility, mental alertness and cooperation while keeping the entire process fun!! Established in 2012, UPDA provides a well-rounded dance education and an opportunity for your child to discover the joys of dance. Whether dancing just for the fun of it, or training with a career of dance in mind, we do our best to help all of our students reach their goals, and their full potential.
What Makes Our Studio Different?
•All of our classes follow a core curriculum geared for success and injury prevention.•All of our instructors have experience teaching and performing in the styles they teach.•All of our instructors are required to participate in continuing education.•Affordable Classes•We are firm believers of giving back to our Community; volunteer work, performances and more •Age Appropriate Costumes, Music, and Choreography•Each class follows a syllabus to give our students a more complete class each week.•All Core teachers are adults and are certified; First Aid, CPR and Concussion
In 2013, U.P. Dance Academy was named:
People’s Choice Best Dance Studio
People’s Choice Best Gymnastics Studio
On our website you will find everything you need to make the right choice in dance training. With locations in Kingsford, Crystal Falls and Norway, we are so proud to be one of the most reputable dance studios in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We feel that after you have reviewed our website, visited our studio and spoke with our director and faculty, you will choose to join our dance and gymnastics family!