In our traditional dance studio setting, students will develop discipline, good posture,
grace, respect for others, high self-
WDA students enrolled in our weekly classes do not attend dance competitions. Our
primary focus is on the dancer’s growth, culminating in an end of season Spring Dance
Concert for ages 6-
Students looking for more performance opportunities may audition for our Company,
WATERFORD DANCE ENSEMBLE, a performance based company. We have a Mini’s/Petites Company
for ages 7-
There are 2 program options available for our regular class season:
Beginner students will develop a love for dance and obtain a solid foundation of
technique to build upon. Students with experience will be challenged on a weekly
basis, building on the strong technique they have established, while nurturing their
passion for the art. All students in our 9-
Our Summer program is quite different from the regular school year. We offer 1-
Whether a student is taking class just for fun, or has aspirations of becoming a
professional dancer or pursuing a teaching career, our instructors focus on helping
each and every student become a well-
All classes are taught by a staff of knowledgeable, well-
Established in 2000, WDA is independently owned and operated. Our class fees are competitively priced and we offer excellent discounts for students who attend multiple classes as individuals or as a family. Several payment options are available to meet any budget.
Over the years, many students who have gone through our program have majored or minored in dance in a college program, have auditioned for the famed Julliard School in New York, the School of the Milwaukee Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet summer program.
Giving Back to the Community:
In addition to our food drives for Open Arms Mission, every Holiday Season, WDA partners up with One Hope United in Lake Villa. To this date, our students and families have donated gifts to over 1,100 local foster children. We also assist local organizations with fundraising by hosting dance workshops. If you are interested in a fundraiser for your organization, give us a call!