Dance Classes for Ages 13-18 in Tucson, AZ

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At Music & Dance Academy, anyone can learn to dance

We recognize that each teenager has their own distinct style and passion for dance. This is why we offer a wide variety of dance classes specifically designed for teens, catering to their unique needs and interests.

Our teen classes emphasize key dance elements, focusing on advanced techniques and intricate choreography, all while maintaining an engaging and dynamic environment. We select music that resonates with teens, from the latest chart-toppers to genre-specific tracks, to connect with their personal tastes and keep them motivated. This approach of blending challenging dance skills with contemporary music ensures that our teen dancers remain passionate and excited about each class.

Our Approach to Dance Classes for Teens

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Dance Lessons Should Be Fun!

We understand that for teenagers, dance is more than just a hobby; it’s a form of expression and a path to self-discovery. Our aim is for every teen dancer to absolutely LOVE their dance classes, experiencing a journey filled with advancement, creativity, and personal growth. We infuse “fun” into the fundamentals and beyond!

Our experienced team combines high-level dance instruction with a creative, teen-centric approach, offering a space for teens to deepen their dance skills and explore their artistic expression. Whether they’re beginners or aspiring professionals, our instructors are dedicated to helping them make significant strides in their dance journey, all while ensuring the experience is enjoyable, inspiring, and socially enriching.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the dance. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including safe stretching, technique, vocabulary, and choreography. We believe that thoughtful instruction is essential to dance development and safeguards students from injury.

Once the fundamentals are in place, you can design your journey. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing your dance and exploring different styles and programs. Learn with us as we infuse elements of performance throughout the year along with year-end recitals into our well-rounded approach to fostering dance excellence.

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“My daughter has been attending Music & Dance Academy since January 2023. She started with and is still taking tap and ballet. She loves it! She looks forward to going to each class, especially with Miss Giulia! On days she has dance her eyes shine in anticipation.”

— Donna

“My three kids enjoy their lessons here! Everyone is friendly and Ms. Tamara and Mr. Santacruz are very talented musicians and teachers.”

— Lynn

“My kids have been learning piano at the Music and Dance Academy for about 6 years now. I have to say it’s a great place for learning and also to build expertise in music. We have had a great experience with the teachers there.”

— Manju

Starting dance is as easy as 1-2-3!

Together we explore students’ dance goals.

We match students with one of our expert instructors.

Start dancing! Parents get progress updates as we prepare for performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the qualifications and experience of the dance instructors?

Our team is comprised of passionate and qualified professionals. All teachers participate in our classroom training and background checks. Many have performance experience and/or relevant degrees and are passionate about sharing their love for the art form with the next generation.

What dance styles do you offer for teens?

We offer a diverse range of dance styles to spark the creativity and passion of our young dancers. From classical ballet to energetic jazz and modern hip-hop, there’s something for every child to explore and enjoy at Music & Dance Academy.

What are the fees for your dance classes, and are there any discounts or packages available?

Tuition is based on the season and paid either in one annual fee or monthly installments. You can find all the prices and packages here.

How does the dance school group dancers?

We carefully group dancers based on both age and skill level. This ensures that each class provides an appropriate level of challenge and support for every student. For those interested in a more competitive track, we offer specialized classes and teams, allowing dancers to further advance in their training.

What should I wear to the dance class?

Comfort is key! We recommend dancers wear appropriate dance attire, such as leotards, tights, and ballet shoes. For other dance styles, comfortable activewear and clean, non-marking dance shoes are ideal. Detailed dress code information can be found here.