Programs

Summer Camps are STILL open for registration

REGISTER ONLINE!
CLICK HERE FOR SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION


FALL REGISTRATION IS
NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

CLICK HERE TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES for 2017/18

You will need to create a new UserName and Password
even if you have registered online in the past

Students already registered for the 2017-2018 Season,
please contact the office for your Online Password


 2017/2018 Schedule


Driftwood Performing Companies

Driftwood Dance Academy’s Performing Companies are groups of enthusiastic students who wish to train more intensively and pursue extra performance opportunities during the season, in addition to regular studio involvement.

Company members train with other dedicated students in Company Class, as well as their weekly technique classes, enhancing their creation and performance skills, awarding them the prospect of participating in festivals and other special events.

Company members must study ballet as part of a well-rounded dance schedule, and are required to commit to a minimum number of technique classes per week.

The 2nd Round Placement Auditions for DDA’s Season 5 Performing Companies will be held Friday, September 1, 2017

Auditioning dancers will be required to prepare a short piece of their own choreography and a personal statement as to why they wish to be in Company.


Driftwood Half-Day Program

(For students applying for the Peak Performance & Super Achievers Programs)

SAMPLE

Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
1:45 – 3:00pm  ISTD Modern  Choreography  ISTD Modern  ADAPT Jazz  RAD Ballet
1:45 – 2:45 
3:00 – 4:00pm  Choreography  RAD Ballet  *Flex*  Health Sciences 

ADAPT Jazz
2:45 – 3:45 


What Driftwood Dance Academy offers

AcroDance

AcroDance is a style of Acrobatics used specifically for dancers. It is a genre of dance, which seamlessly fuses elements of lyrical gymnastics tricks, balancing, tumbling, and jazz.

Full description here

Ballet

Ballet is a form of dance, often used as a foundation for any serious dance genre. It is known for aesthetics and rigorous training. Students at Driftwood follow a British ballet syllabus from the Royal Academy of Dance.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop dance is a form of street dance performed to Hip Hop music. It includes a wide variety of styles, such as locking + popping, breaking + stalling.   It has evolved into a more commercial form, picking up large elements of Jazz.

Jazz

Jazz dance has much of its roots in the music, which inspired it. It has many branches, including Broadway, commercial, and modern. It can be heavily syncopated and unpredictable, fast or slow, with dynamic use of body shapes and timing.

Lyrical Jazz

An offshoot of Jazz, the tempo is often slowed to become dreamlike, with a focus on grace. Lyrical jazz generally tells a story, allowing dancers to use their body as narration.

Modern

Modern dance was originally created to rebel the strict rules of ballet. With a feeling of freedom (no shoes), and less emphasis on rotation (a cornerstone of ballet), modern dance allowed new and different ways to express emotion.

Musical Theatre

A program focusing on singing and dancing, stage performance, and drama.  Musical Theatre encourages students to develop confidence in the performative arts, make friends, and have great fun!

Tap

Students of Tap will explore many patterns and speeds while learning a large vocabulary of unique steps. Dancers will focus on refining their footwork, improving their balance and sharing space and rhythms with fellow tappers. Tap dancing is also a wonderful way to learn improvisational skills!

Preschool

Click for Tots & Preschool Class Descriptions

Young dancers are introduced to multiple styles of movement through imagination activities using themed music, storytelling and prop aids. Students are led through a well-balanced class with plenty of opportunity for self-expression.

Adult Programs

Tots + Preschool

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