Driftwood Dance Academy is a professional dance education centre in North Vancouver providing excellent dance training, classes and lessons for dancers of all age groups from preschool to adult at all skill levels in a variety of dance styles including: Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Modern, Tap, AcroDance, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, and Musical Theatre


Driftwood also serves as a rental space for events, workshops, private dance lessons, rehearsals and teachings by artists and professional instructors of many disciplines. More information about dance studio rentals along with photos of the studio can be found on our rentals page.

Come join us and be inspired to learn, grow and take your skills to the next level in a positive atmosphere with talented and supportive instructors.

Located just over the Lions Gate Bridge in North Vancouver, 1819 Capilano Road is the home of Driftwood Dance Academy.  Offering experienced dance instructors, beautiful dance studios, and variety of lessons in multiple genres.
Drawing on the experiences of two dancing lives, Laura Killeen and Jen Cole have combined their knowledge as educators, administrators, entrepreneurs, performers and choreographers to create a warm and inspiring environment for anyone to become a confident dancer.
Driftwood boasts two freshly invigorated dance studios with sprung, hardwood floors, lots of natural light and a welcoming atmosphere for students and their families.
Driftwood Dance Academy offers dance lessons in ballet, PBT, tap, jazz, lyrical jazz, modern, hiphop, acrodance, creative movement, conditioning, and musical theatre for the full age spectrum.  In addition to teen and adult dance classes, we have creative young children’s programming specifically for toddlers and preschoolers.