With our highly professional, qualified teaching staff and a 2000 square foot floating wood-sprung floor, our students at DDA easily develop a great appreciation for all aspects of dance and art. Dawson Dance Academy is the premier dance academy in Tampa Bay; serving Tampa, Westchase, Lutz, Odessa, Oldsmar & Palm Harbor.
Ballet 1 (Ages 6-10) This class continues ballet education using beginning techniques and turns to appropriate choreography.
Ballet 2 (Ages 11-15) This class continues ballet education using intermediate techniques and turns to appropriate choreography.
Ballet 3 (Must have completed Ballet 2) This class is an advanced ballet class with expert style techniques and turns.
Pointe (Must be enrolled in Ballet 3) This class uses advanced ballet choreography to create the beautiful art of ballet.
Tap & Jazz Combo (Ages 4–6) This class is an introduction to fun and basic tap and jazz techniques.
Tap 1 (Ages 6-10) This class is an introduction to the exciting world of tap and tap choreography.
Tap 2 (Ages 11-15) This class continues tap education using intermediate techniques and requires heeled tap shoes.
Tap 3 (Must have completed Tap 2) This class is an advanced tap class with expert style and choreography to master and enjoy the art of tap.
Jazz 1 ( Ages 6-10) This class is an introduction to the dance styles of jazz, lyrical and hip hop using exhilarating choreography. This action packed class will fill quickly!
Jazz 2 (Must have completed Jazz 1) This class continues to explore jazz, lyrical and hip hop styles of dance with intermediate combin-ations and techniques.
Jazz 3 ( Must have completed Jazz 2) This class is an advanced jazz class with expert style and choreography to master and enjoy the art of jazz.
Hip Hop (Offered at different age levels) This class uses funky modern dance styles and urban choreography to enjoy this cutting edge dance style.
Tiny Stars. This class is a fun creative movement class for ages 2-3 years old. This class allows Mommy and child to dance together and bond with one another. DDA is certified to use official “Mommy and Me” curriculum.
Private Lessons Offered with your favorite teachers/choreographers to enhance dance skills and techniques. These lessons are a half hour in length and these students will perform solo performances in the recital.