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Visit Augusta West Dance to Get Your Child’s Toes Tapping!

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Tap those toes, and get ready to twirl because Augusta West Dance is the best of the best when talking about dance studios in the Augusta area. Whether your little one is a beginner or a pro, no matter what type of dance you are looking for, Augusta West Dance has it all! This studio strives to share the love and fun that dance can be and make lifelong friends along the way.

Captured 4 year old girl in white lace dress during child portrait session.

Augusta West Dance

With over 40 years of experience, Augusta West Dance Studio has won several awards, including the Chronicles Best in 2018 and Metro’s Best in 2017. They have countless competitions and put on various shows throughout the year and their end-of-the-year recital showcase. Augusta West Dance Company offers everything from tap to ballet, daycare, and dance camps! Five performing companies call Augusta West Dance Studio home. With sixty-one members collectively, the Pee Wee Troupe, Mini Troupe, Junior Company, Apprentice Company, and Senior Company train year-round in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, musical theater, and various other styles of dance. For the Pee Wee group, your little one must be between 3 and 7 and have at least one year of dance under your belt. For all other companies, dancers must be at least 8 years old and have completed level two ballet, tap, and jazz. 

Performances and classes are held all over the country by the nation’s finest choreographers and instructors. Augusta West Dance companies travel all over to attend and perform. Additionally, they have won numerous regional and national awards at some of the most prestigious competitions in the country. If you want to be a part of this fantastic company, you must audition every year to be placed on the appropriate team. If you are not looking to join the company, you can begin taking individual classes starting as young as three. Whether you want to be in the company or take casual courses, there is something for everyone. 

Summer Intensives

Augusta West Dance Studio offers intensives every summer. For a week-long summer intensive, your dancer can train with some of the country’s best teachers and choreographers. This is an excellent opportunity to train in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater, ballroom, and much more. This studio also offers to dance at childcare centers, including Cornerstone, Old Evans, Greenbrier, Learning Junction, Oakbrook, Open Door Preschool, St. Teresa, and Wheeler Pines. So if you have a little one in one of these schools, they will bring the dance classes to your daycare center. How fun is that?! What is unique about this fantastic dance studio is that they offer classes specifically for homeschooled dancers. The cost is $55 per month, they meet twice a week for an hour. Additionally, the course counts as a Homeschool PE Credit. Augusta West Dance Studio has so much to offer! 

Year-Round Classes

Augusta West Dance classes run all year long, starting in August. There are many ways that you can pay. You can pay by the class, or you can pay monthly tuition. They are prepared to help with what is best for you and your schedule. Your first class will cost $20, and each class after that is $15. So if you casually just want to take classes, that is no problem. Because you can come and go as you please without obligation and pay for every class you attend. If you are part of the company, you can pay monthly. The company monthly payments are $75 monthly for 1.5 hours per week, $55 monthly for 1 hour per week, $45 monthly for 45 minute class per week, and $35 for a 30-minute class. 

This incredible dance studio opens Monday through Thursday and closes Fridays and Sundays. Also, they open Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM. You can visit the studio anytime to check them out, take a tour, or even observe a class. You can also check out the newest news and updates on Augusta West Dance Facebook and Instagram. 

Captured a close up image of this sassy 4 year old during child portrait session
Captured close up image of a smiling 4 year old face during child portrait session with Molly Berry Photography.

Augusta West Dance

Get those toes tapping and those kicks high, as your little one will have so much fun at Augusta West Dance Studio. Whether you are taking weekly classes or want to be part of the company, this fantastic dance studio has something for every child and teen. Above all, they ensure that they will not only learn the fundamentals of dance but also gain lifelong friends! 

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