Dancers have the opportunity to learn choreographed dances and perform them in local community events if needed and requested. Must be nine years old or by special invitation from the Studio Director to audition.
Academy registration begins in August and is a nine month program; however, we have ongoing registration throughout the year up until the first of March. Students that will be in the Academy Unleashed Production (recital) and will need to register by December as that is when we are focused on the spring Academy Unleashed productions for Academy students. Please visit the LSDA Calendar for specific dates and information. Dancers can choose from a variety of dance classes such as ballet, tap, jazz and more! LSDA also offers a great Summer Program as well with our classes running June & July. These classes are instructed by a team of Lone Star Ballet qualified instructors that take great pride in working with their students. Dancers enrolled in the Dumas Academy will have the opportunity to learn choreographed dances and perform them in our Academy Unleashed Production each year. (Lone Star Dance Academy is the official school of Lone Star Ballet)
Rebecca Smith began dancing before she even talk. She has been moving to her own rhythm ever since. In the first grade, Rebecca began her formal training at Macoilek School of Dance in Hobbs, New Mexico. Under the direction of Karen Salb, Rebecca studied ballet, jazz, tap, and Irish tap. Determined to pursue her passion, Rebecca found herself dancing at West Texas A&M University. It was here that Rebecca discovered several genres such as African, hip-hop, lyrical, and modern. While studying for her undergraduate degree, Rebecca taught at WTAMU's Dance Academy and made it a point to encourage her students to dance with their hearts. She is excited to have the opportunity to continue teaching in the Panhandle of Texas.