Saturday, October 24, 2009

ZUMBA is Here!!!!

JOIN US FOR ZUMBA!! Zumba is a blend of latin and carribean rhythms that create an easy to follow, and great workout ! Classes are held on Monday @ 6:30, Thursday @ 6:30 and Saturday at 11 a.m. Space is limited but there is always time to register. Drop ins are welcome! Call to reserve your space or sign up at the front desk! SUMMER CLASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE. Check scheduling by mid-May.
Instructor: Kristen Gill

Saturday, September 26, 2009


Join in the fun! Adult dance classes are currently being offered in Ballet, Tap and Hip Hop. Jazz and Theatre will be offered beginning in November. Call today for a free trial class.
Ballroom semi private or private lessons are available by appointment. Wedding Couples...learn your "first dance". Call today for further information.

Monday, July 13, 2009


Our Competition Dance Companies competed in That's Entertainment Nationals in Atlantic City, from July 15 thru the 19th. Congratulations to our performers on a job well done!
Special Awards include...Junior Scholarship winner-Nora Bannister; Senior Overall High Score Soloist-Catie Simon; Senior Overall High Score Duet-Anisa Nieves and Caitlin Sanford; Senior Overall High Score Group-"A Walk in the Park", Senior Tap Company. Also, Highest scoring routine of the competition.."A Walk in the Park", scoring a 297.6. This routine, choreographed by Miss Julie and Miss Brittany, was also awarded Best Choreography.

Monday, June 29, 2009


Tyler Holloway (Hollywood Vibe, Regional winner of Junior Dancer of the Year), and Dion Pratt (Hollywood Vibe, Regional winner of Senior Dancer of the Year), recently competed in Orlando, Florida at the Hollywood Vibe Nationals. Tyler and Dion performed a duet in the Pre-qualification competition and National competiton, and received a PLATINUM, and OVERALL HIGH SCORE WINNER in the Intermediate division.
Tyler also performed a Lyrical solo and received a 1st place HI GOLD and OVERALL SCORE for both her prequalification and National score.
They also had the opportunity to perform as with the Dancer's of the Year winners, at Universal Studio on July 2nd.
CONGRATULATIONS to Dion and Tyler!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Don't forget that Photos can be viewed from our recent performance of Once Upon a Season. Please visit Click on "client proofs", and then "events". Photos can be purchased on the website. DVS's have arrived at the studio for pickup. You can still order a DVD of the June performance.
Thank you, and see you in September!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

NU DELTA ALPHA (National Dance Honor Society)

Congratulations to the NDA Senior Company, for their recent performance at the Joyce Theater in NYC. A great experience and fun for all! This performance was a fundraising event for Dancers Responding to Aids.

Nu Delta Alpha Dance Honor Society expresses their thanks to all who visited our face painting booth at Stratford Day, and our performance at the Baldwin Center.

We appreiciate your support of the Arts! Proceeds from face painting benefit the NDA Scholarship Foundation for tuition scholarships.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Congratulations to Najja Salmon, Miss Hal Jackson 2009-2010!!!

Najja Salmon was recently crowned the new Miss Hal Jackson for 2009-2010! We are so very proud of her!
Najja has been dancing with Stratford Academy of Dance for over 10 years and a member of our dance company for 6 years! Miss Amber Choreographed her dance solo, "Kiss from a Rose" that she performed as her talent portion of the Miss Hal Jackson Pageant.
This marks the 4th Miss Hal Jacksaon Pageant winner that Miss Amber has choregraphed a dance solo for! She also coached some of the winners in modeling through the modeling program offered at Stratford Academy of Dance.
Best wishes from your dance family, Najja!!!

Monday, May 18, 2009


Welcome to our first blog post.
We are excited to be sharing news and information about our dance academy!
We hope you visit our blog often as we will be posting frequent updates on upcoming events, etc.
Best wishes from all of us at Stratford Academy of Dance!