About Our Studio
All competitive companies study ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, flexibility/conditioning, and improvisation 6-8 hours a week. Additional competitive level classes in Leaps and Turns, Ballet and Pointe are also available. They compete between 4 and 6 times a year, and attend several dance conventions, studying with some of the top teachers and choreographers in the country. Dancers must audition for a place in the company each year.
For nearly 20 years, Studio A Dance Co. has been a leader in dance education in the Quad Cities. With a state of the art, 16,000 square foot facility, a top notch faculty, and limited class sizes, Studio A provides a safe, inspiring environment for kids to learn and create.
Studio A Dance Co. is home to an incredible faculty which includes credits such as the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana B.A. of Dance Program, University of Arizona B.A of Dance Program, Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive, Northwestern University Summer Intensive, Captain of the University of Iowa Dance Team, Member of the nationally ranked Iowa State Dance Team, UDA Instructor. The Studio A faculty has over 200 combined years of performing and teaching experience, ensuring a consistent, professional, and positive experience.
Studio A prides itself on its family friendly atmosphere. We strive to instill values and discipline in a fun and safe environment where students can express themselves through dance. We encourage dancers to find what gifts they have as an individual, as well as what they can achieve as a team.
Dancers at the studio are able to excel in the areas of Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary, through weekly classes. All classes have age appropriate material and music, and are geared towards correct technical placement and expression. We hope you will join us!
We are proud to offer the Princess Ballerina Curriculum to our combo class students ages 3-6
Studio A provided a safe space for me to let go & be complately myself whenever I walked through the doors. I made lifelong friendships there and was given amazing training that prepared me for my professional dance career. I don't know where I'd be without the Studio A family, & I am so gradteful that I got to be a apart of such a great studio.
Studio A is a place where my daughter is allowed to be creative in new ways while being fearless and strong.
We are so grateful and love being part of Studio A Dance. It's not just a dance studio, it's a family! The staff of teachers are beyond talented and dedicated to each dancer. My girl has not only learned dance over the years, she's also learned valuable life lessons. The teachers have helped shape her into a beautiful dancer and the person she is today! We will forever cherish the unforgettable memories and friendships we've gained with our Studio A Dance family!
Combo Classes ages 3-4 will be required to purchase one recital costume, a ballet.
Combo Classes Ages 5 and Up will be required to purchase 1 recital costume but will perform two routines in our recital, a jazz and a ballet.
Each hip hop class will have one recital costume
Each Teen Class will have one recital costume.
Costumes have an average cost of $70 each. This will be the only required additional cost for the year.
Studio A does not have a recital fee, however, recital tickets do need to be purchased for $15 each.
Please check your email and our facebook page for any weather cancellations. Please know that we absolutely love teaching your kids and having to cancel class is frustrating to us as a studio. However, the safety of our families and staff has to be a priority and when weather causes unsafe conditions, sometimes we have to make that difficult decision to close.Unfortunately, cancelations for weather are just part of living in Iowa.There will be no refunds for classes missed due to weather. Please remember that your tuition payments go toward not only your dance classes, but to many other things that allow us to make Studio A a great experience. We thank you for your understanding and your trust in us that we will only close when absolutely necessary.
We greatly appreciate a call to let us know if your dancer will not be attending class. As a result of COVID, make up classes will not be permitted in an effort to keep the mixing of students to a minimum. Thank you for your understanding.
Studio A requires one month's notice of class cancellation. To cancel, please send a drop request via your parent portal. Cancellations will not be taken over the phone or in person, only online.
2314 Spruce Hills Drive Bettendorf, IA 52722