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Ankeny Dance and Performing Arts Academy

Ankeny Dance and Performing Arts Academy is a family-friendly and age-appropriate studio with a teaching staff who loves to share their passion for dance and performance! At Ankeny Dance, we feel it’s important for the star in every child to have the opportunity to shine!

Dance Masters of America Certified Instruction

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Certified by Dance Masters of America, Ankeny Dance and Performing Arts Academy is a proud member of the Ankeny Chamber of Commerce and has been a locally-owned studio for more than three decades. We feature a professional staff of dedicated and talented teachers who can challenge students of all abilities. It is our focus and mission to provide a warm and supportive environment for your student to grow both in dance technique and as an individual.

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Your child will learn good character and the rewards of a solid work ethic; growing not just in dance skills and ability, but also in poise, self-confidence and self-reliance. We believe in tailoring our programs to develop both well-rounded dancers and individuals. At Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Academy, your student will not only grow in their knowledge and passion for dance and the performing arts, they will learn to become more confident, motivated, and self-assured.

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It is our philosophy and mission to provide each of our students with the training and opportunity to become the best dancer he or she can be. We offer classes for all types of students; from those who enjoy dance and just want to learn more to those who enjoy competitions, higher levels of training and dedication who might want to pursue dance as a career. You and your student will love the caring, fun, and positive environment we offer with individual attention to the development of each and every child!

Voted Ankeny's Best Dance Studio!

Real Words From Our Customers!
  • 💗Sarah, Mark and the entire staff are committed to making every student feel welcomed and teach their students so much more than just dance technique. Thank you!
    This studio is more than just a place where children learn to dance. It's a place where they gain confidence and strength, where they grow into even more amazing versions of themselves.
    We feel so blessed to be part of the Ankeny Dance family. My daughter has gained confidence and friendships that will last a lifetime. The recital is ALWAYS fabulous and professional in quality