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September 5 – Classes begin October 15-Tuition due, Christmas Performance Fee due, Costume Deposit due! October 31- Halloween! No dance November 15- Costume balance due November 21- Final day for fall dance November 23-27- Thanksgiving break November 27-December 8- Christmas performance rehearsals December 9- Christmas performance at Western High School January 8- Classes resume February…

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Jackson Dance Company News

              2017-18 Season Christmas Show December 8 & 9, 2017 @ 2 PM and 7 PM Western Performing Arts Center JDC Showcase & Choreography Show January 27th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM Western Performing Arts Center Dancemakers Inc. Competition/Convention February 2-4th, 2018 Dearborn, MI Academy of the Arts Spring Show Weekend of May 19th,…

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Nutcracker 2012 was a huge success! Check out our photo gallery for pictures of the beautiful performance!

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Kate Price – Artistic Director

                    Kate Price is the Artistic Director and Co-owner of the Academy of the Arts. Kate and her husband Nate Price purchased the studio in 2010. She is a graduate of Spring Arbor University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Kate began dancing at the…

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Erin Miller – Senior Ballet Instructor

              Erin Miller has trained in both the Cecchetti  and the Russian Vaganova  methods of ballet. She earned her bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Western Michigan University with majors in English and Spanish and a minor in dance.  She earned her master’s degree in education from Oakland University.…

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Jesyka Beers – Irish Director and Studio Manager

              Jesyka Beers is the Director of the Irish Step Dance Program at the Academy of the Arts. Jesyka started dancing when she was 4 and studied Ballet. She danced under the direction of Wendi DuBois and was a member of the Youth Dance Theatre in Chelsea Michigan (currently…

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