Summer Classes at AAD

Summer Intensive

 Monday, June 19th through Thursday, June 22nd.

This intensive is for students who want challenging and innovative classes taught by an amazing guest faculty.  Students will have an opportunity to audition for our 2017-18 competition teams during this week. Participants should bring Jazz, Tap and Tennis shoes daily; will be barefoot for contemporary.  Bring Lunch and Drink. 

Cost for Summer Intensive is $375.00 if paid in full by June 10th.

(After deadline the fee will be $400.00.)

  • Daily Schedule is:  

  • 9:30 AM Student Drop Off

  • 9:45 AM Group Warmup

  • 10:00-1:00 Classes

  • 1:00-2:00 Lunch

  • 2:00-5:00 Classes

  • Student Showcase for Family is: Thursday, June 22nd.                                 Silver and Red Groups -5:30-6:30 PM. White Group:  6:30-7:30 PM 


Our amazing guest faculty is:  Antoine and Anthony Hart teaching Hip Hop (Jungle Boogie Crew seen on Americas Best Dance Crew, and many Disney movies).  Alyssa Daniello teaching Contemporary (master teacher, performer and choreographer throughout the country and internationally), Katie Carol Fontanetta teaching Tap (Rhythm Dance Center in Atlanta), Seth Stewart will teach Jazz/Musical Theatre (Broadway performer- In the Heights, Hamilton).

Mini Intensive

For intermediate-advanced students age 7 through 10


July 10-July 14

10:00 am-2:00 pm daily

Cost:  $200.00


This intensive is for students currently on the AAD Mini Competition team and students in that age range who want a challenging technique based curriculum.  On Wednesday we will have a pizza party and a Dance Showcase (Pick up time that day is 3:00). There will also be an opportunity for students to audition for our AAD Mini Competition Team.

Our intensive faculty is Michelle Fortner (Jazz and Tap), Leslie Reeves (Ballet), Ben Blevins (Hip Hop)

Students may wear dance shorts and tops (no big tee shirts) or a leotard.  Bring Ballet, Jazz and Tap shoes.  Will do contemporary barefoot or with foot thongs.  Bring a sack lunch. There will be a student showcase the last day at 2:00 PM.

Cost for the Mini Intensive is $200.00.

Student drop off is 9:45.  Classes will start promptly at 10:00 AM. 

Pick up is at 2:00 PM on Monday and Tuesday

Children's Classes
The following classes, designed for young children, will meet Jul 5th (Wed.), Jul 11th (Tues), Jul 18th (Tues) & Jul 25th (Tues)
  • 4PM – 5PM  Class for children with prior dance experience having completed  K  - 2nd grade 

    • Class consists of ballet, acro & basic jazz

    • Cost 65.00

    • Online registration code:  K-2nd 

  • 5:15PM – 6PM  Class for 3 year olds and young 4’s                                

    • Class consists of pre-ballet, acro and rhythms

    • Cost 60.00

    • Online registration code: 3/4’s  

  • 6PM – 7PM  Class for older 4’s and 5 year oldsno prior experience required

    • Class consists of ballet, acro & basic jazz.

    • Cost 65:00

    • Online registration code:  4/5’s


All students will need leotards and ballet shoes. Dancewear & shoes available at AAD Boutique.

Jazz / Contemporary Classes

 for experienced dancers ages 8 and up taught by Bradley Johnson & William Harris.  

Classes will be held Thursday afternoons.  This is a 5 week session beginning  June 29th and running through July 27th. 

The cost for this class is $80.00

  • Level 3-  Teen/Adult Advanced.  1:00-2:00 PM

  • Level 2-   Junior/ Pre Teen.  2:00-3:00 PM

  • Level 1-  Children 3rd through 5th grade.  3:00-4:00 PM

Ballet Classes

for experienced dancers taught by Thom Yzaguirre

This class will be held on Tuesdays in July (the July 4th class will be held on Wednesday July 4th due to the holiday).  This will be a 1 1/2 hour class. 

The cost for this class is $80.00

  • Intermediate-Advanced for Teens/Adults  2:00-3:30 PM.

  • Intermediate for students  8 and up-  3:30-5:00 PM

Please “Be Our Guest” at American Academy of Dance for 4 fun filled days of magical tea parties, arts and crafts, and Princess photo shoots. Our little Belles will be dancing, singing, and acting to all of thier favorite songs from Beauty and the Beast. All of our Belles registered by May 25th will receive a beautiful Belle ball gown. Space is limited REGISTER TODAY!!! 


Main Phone:  615-822-9620

Satellite Phone:  615-447-3932 

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American Academy of Dance

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Hendersonville, Tn 37075

Satellite Facility and Dancewear Boutique

13 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 200

Hendersonville, Tn 37075