• Welcome to the Academy of Dance Arts

    Serving the Chicagoland Dance Community in the Magnificent Art of Classical and Contemporary Dance

    The Academy of Dance Arts is located in Downers Grove, Illinois and is home to the Academy Dance Alliance (ADA) – a competitive and performing dance company and National Award-Winning Team headed by Sherry Moray and Ricky Ruiz.

    The Academy has a superb Ballet Training Program which imparts all dancers with superior technique for the Dance Arts.  From Pre-Ballet through our Pre-Professional Division, Academy students learn the Art of Ballet through dedicated Master Instructors.

    The Academy also has many excellent programs for recreational dancers in Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Tap, and combination classes for Tap and Jazz or Tap and Musical Theatre.  Our Young Children’s Dance Programs and Classes for Adults and Teens are also a wonderful conduit for health, fitness, and learning the Art of Dance in Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, etc.

  • The Academy of Dance Arts offers professional training for a full range of dance styles.

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    About the Academy

    About the Academy

    The Academy of Dance Arts offers professional training for a full range of dance styles.

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  • Instructors at the Academy are dedicated to helping students achieve excellence.

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    Dedicated Instructors

    Dedicated Instructors

    Instructors at the Academy are dedicated to helping students achieve excellence.

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  • From Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Tap, and Hip Hop, the Academy offers instruction on all popular styles of dance.

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    Classes Available

    Classes Available

    From Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Tap, and Hip Hop, the Academy offers instruction on all popular styles of dance.

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  • The Academy is home to the award winning Academy Dance Alliance Performance and Competing Company.

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    The ADA Team

    The ADA Team

    The Academy is home to the award winning Academy Dance Alliance Performance and Competing Company.

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  • Getting Involved at the Academy of Dance Arts

    When enrolling in dance classes at the Academy, the benefits to each dancer are boundless. Students make new friends, improve confidence, train to be in excellent shape, and express themselves the fun way through the joy of dance!

    If you are not sure which of our dance classes are the right fit for you or your child, you are welcome to attend a free trial class at any time, in any of the dance disciplines of your choice.

    At the Academy, we believe that dancing is a joyful gift, and we want you to have a positive experience in the class that is a perfect fit for you.

  • The Academy of Dance Arts is a National Award Winning Studio that also serves as the pre-professional training center for dancers who wish to have a career in Contemporary Dance (Contemporary Jazz, Hip Hop, Broadway, etc.) as a professional Ballet Dancer, or seek to continue dance training in an excellent College Dance Program.

    Questions or concerns? We are always happy to help...you may speak with school administrator Pam Gazdziak at 630-495-4940, or any of our office staff.

     

  • The Academy is easily accessed from I-355 and Butterfield Road, I-88 and Highland Avenue, Roosevelt Road or Ogden Avenue to Finley Road, and serves the following communities: Downers Grove, Darien, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Westmont, Wheaton, Lemont, Lombard, Oak Brook, Woodridge, Naperville, Villa Park, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Addison, Warrenville, Western Springs, Bloomingdale, or for those interested in excellence in dance training throughout the Chicagoland area.

    1524 Centre Circle Drive 
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Info@TheAcademyOfDanceArtsHome.com
    Phone: 630-495-4940
    Fax: 630-495-4983

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