Where our Love of Dance is our CentrÈ


Our recreational program that strives to achieve a fun atmosphere while teaching the core fundamentals of ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop. Dress code included.


Our competitive program that drives students to push themselves and train in a pre-professional atmosphere.


We love having lots of different events for our programs from fun guest choreographers and workshops to fun team outings.

Westside Dance Academy

Westside Dance Academy is dedicated to the education of all our dancers. Our curriculum is skill-based to carry a student from beginner to advanced, with the proper building blocks to ensure their strength as a dancer. Our dance program embraces the recreational dancer, the competition dancer and the pre-professional.


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Inferno Dance Competition February 14-16 at Valley High School, West Des Moines

Competition Pictures February 22 at WDA

Competition Showcase February 22 at Waukee High School at 4:45.  Tickets are available for purchase at WDA.

Observation for Studios A and B February 24-27.  Observation for Studio C March 2-5. Observation for Studios A, B, C Technique classes and Combo II March 6-8.

Bravo Dance Competition February 29, March 1 at Stephens Auditorium in Ames

Spring Break March 14-20

Talent on Parade Dance Competition April2-5 at HyVee Hall and the Convention Center

Academy Pictures April 18

No Classes on April 19

KAR Dance Competition May1-3 in Omaha

Stage Rehearsal May 12-14

Hindsight is 2020 Recital May 16 Stephens Auditorium in Ames

Summer Classes will run from June 15-July 23

Bravo Nationals July 6-12 at Stephens Auditorium in Ames

Competition Auditions July 17-19

SATURDAY, July 18, 2020 – Picture Schedule

Iowa State Fair Parade August 12

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