Advance Dance Studio NC

Dance studio offering dance instruction for children age 2-18.

I have been trying to promote kindness this year at the studio. It is a work in progress. I continue to strive to be more positive. Even though this isnโ€™t the most positive message, it made me chuckle! #killthemwithkindness #laughalittle ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ’š

I am not sure how many dance studios can say they have a Dr on staff... welcome Dr. Caitlin Hines to the AD Staff! She is a professor at WFU during the day and we are so excited about another Alum being back home ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜Š #bigbrainsbigtalent #drindahouse #ADalum #ADstaff #proud #lookingforwardtothingstocome #hardworkpaysoff

I am already sore from tonightโ€™s Jazz classes. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Sunday, June 2 2019. I spent today Making Memories with 368 dancers in 4 shows including 129 dance routines and 5 very special ladies! I am truly blessed ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜Š

Dress rehearsal wasnโ€™t perfect, but it was perfect practice for us to be ready for Sunday! We did end up ahead of schedule. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’š#dancers #stage #advancedance

Today is the AD costume dress rehearsal. Mrs Sunni, Mrs Kaycee, Miss Devan, Miss Kasey, Miss Hope and Mrs Gena canโ€™t wait to see their dancers on the stage. #dance #dancers #practice #rehearsal #costumes #onstage #advancedance

Advance Dance will run normal Monday class schedule. Wear your red, white and blue โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™

Ababco Native Americans

AD team girls when Katie Lovejoy is trying to teach barre work in ballet. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Bear Dance ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

I am no expert when it comes to teaching hip hop but I had fun subbing last night. #genashiphopcombo #mybackupdancerslookthrilled #itisoktonotbeanexpert
#genapostsavideo ๐Ÿ˜‚

AD Moms...

So...I stepped out of my comfort zone and wore a white floral shirt today! Yes, I am tired and have a headache but I wanted to congratulate the AD dancers who attended Encore. Shoutout to Madi and Kylee for placing in the top 3 of intermediate solos. Gena doesnโ€™t like photos or selfies!

While I am judging, some of our AD ladies took the stage at Encore for an optional competition. Thank you Kasey McKnight for taking care of business for me! Congrats to all of our dancers who placed in the top 5 or were selected for a judges award. A big shoutout to Friend in Me top score rec duet and Piper for top score intermediate solo. Way to go AD ๐Ÿ’š

Revenge of the fifth

May the 4th be with you. (Pic by April Nicole)

[04/28/19]   Congrats to all AD solos, duets and trios. I apologize for not getting pics of all. 5th Kylee, 3rd Allison, 2nd Kayln, and Jada 1st overall teen solos. Abbie 3rd, Izoma 2nd and Hope 1st senior solos. Go get it 2, wings 1st teen duet. Chasing cars 1st senior duet. Lots of judges awards & a special shoutout to Jada for overall high score. Way to go AD!

Congrats to all AD dancers. Jayden won the spot the truck social media award. Crazy train 1st overall Sr small group and a costume award. Dust in the wind 3rd, In the water 2nd (with platinum elite score)and Ice 1st overall small teen group (with a platinum elite score). Circus 2nd overall and One Woman Army 1st overall teen large group. Spelling Bee 1st overall teen super line. Special shoutout to Ice for the highest scoring group of the day. Yay! Way to go AD. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

Congrats to AD junior groups. Blue and white 4th overall junior small group with a platinum elite score and a most inspirational judges award. Humble and Kind 3rd and Beauty of the Rain 2nd overall junior large group both with platinum scores. Piper and Maggie were the photogenic winners. Way to go AD ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

Congrats to all AD petite and junior solos and duets. Andrea 3rd overall solo, tell my mama 3rd overall duet, frozen 2nd overall duet, Level Up 1st overall duet. And special shoutout to Piper for 1st overall and highest score of the morning session with an platinum elite score. Way to go AD! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

These girls are starting us off this morning with their solos. #goAD #inspire #dancers #dancecompetition #ADteam

Thanks to Kathy Miller, Mrs Kaycee and Mrs Emily. AD costume pictures went well at our Clemmons location. The dancers looked beautiful in their pretty costumes.

Brag alert #2 today! I subbed for Mrs Kaycee at Arcadia tonight. This 5:45 class of 3-5 year olds (birthday girl far right turned 4 today) knows their ballet and tap recital dances! Mrs Liz and I sat in the front as the audience and they performed like pros. I also taught 2 other classes that worked really hard for me tonight. I enjoyed spending a little time with the Wednesday Arcadia dancers. #advancedance #advancedancers #arcadiastudio #danceteacherlife #dance #balletandtap #cuties ๐Ÿ’š

I have to brag on this kid for a moment. She landed a perfect front aerial last night. I think I was more excited than she was! The best part was that her 6 other teammates in class were happy for her too. I love seeing these kids getting better and better. It is hard to believe we can learn so much in 30 minute team classes. Staying focused and using every minute is the key. I am one proud teacher of not only Piper but the entire AD Team. #loveADdancers #workhard #proudteacher ๐Ÿ’š

Reminder: Advance Studios are closed today. Happy Easter Monday Break

We are so proud of Madi and Madelynn for making the Davie Dancing Boots! Yay ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿงก

Miss Kasey is ready to hand out costumes Monday! Mrs Gena sent you a sneak peak of some costumes she has been bagging today. We canโ€™t wait to see these costumes on our dancers ๐Ÿ’š

Update: Hopeโ€™s Arcadia Tuesday Classes costumes are ready to go home ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’š

Day 1, step 1! Stay tuned for Mrs Genaโ€™s progress getting recital costumes sorted, labeled and ready to start going home next week. #boxafterbox #costumetime #tobecontinued #advancedance

Jasmine spreading kindness and gifts ๐Ÿ’š

[04/08/19]   5th Izoma with a passion and heart judges award, 3rd Abbie, 2nd Maddie Grace, 1st Hope senior solos. Senior duets- 3rd Carry You, 2nd Chasing Cars and 1st 100 ways. shoutout to the Davie girls who went to prom last night and started dancing this morning at 7:00am. Sorry for no photos. Looking forward to getting home and getting some rest. Thanks for a fun weekend AD!

All platinum scores! 4th gimme dat, 3rd circus (with an entertainment award), 2nd last dance and 1st over all teen large groups one woman army. congrats to Miss Morgan and the Crazy Train Tappers for winning a golden ticket! Best of all...AD was chosen for the Studio Award. #proud ๐Ÿ’š

All platinum scores this morning.
4th Disturbia, 3rd Dust in the wind, 2nd Ice, 1st overall teen small group In the water. 2nd Colorblind 2nd and Crazy Train 1st overall Sr small group. 1st overall teen line Spelling Bee.

Way to Go AD! Thank you Katie L for being the teacher in charge tonight! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

Passion- platinum, 2nd place overall

To build a home- platinum, 3rd place overall

Fabulous- platinum (โ€œdivas on the dance floorโ€ award), 1st place overall

Somewhere over the rainbow- platinum, 2nd place overall

Tell my mama- platinum, 3rd place overall

Friends like me- platinum, 4th place overall

Wildside- platinum, 5th place overall

Believe again- elite gold, 6th place overall

Congrats to all AD Dancers for Platinum Scores and 2nd overall petite large group this is me, 5th supermarket flowers, 4th Wake me Up, 3rd humble and kind and 2nd beauty of rain (also judges award) overall junior large groups. ๐Ÿ’š

Congrats to the AD dancers. Salute 10th, Blue and White 4th and Level Up 2nd overall. ๐Ÿ’š

Congrats to Madi 5th, Allison 4th, Jada 3rd, Kylee 2nd, and Kayln 1st in the rec teen solos. Call On Me 5th, Frozen 3rd, Go Get It 2nd, Wings 1st for our rec teen duets. Madi with a Rockin Rhythm judges award & Kayln with the Cool Calm and Collected judges award. Go AD ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

[04/04/19]   If anyone is coming to dance class at the Advance Studio today...give yourself extra time. Traffic is backed up and moving very slowly on 158.

This little stinker tried to April Fool Miss Kasey and Mrs Gena today with her fake poop! LOL
Miss Kasey fooled her first class into thinking their jazz dance would be in the dark at recital. So they practiced jazz with the lights out. They were upset this wasnโ€™t true. Hahaha
Mrs Gena got the Last Dance class with โ€œBring Your Petโ€ to dance next week! Puppy Pirouette class, Cat Contemporary and even Bunny Ballet. They were bummed to find out it was an April Fool prank.
Fun times tonight ๐Ÿคฃ

AD finished strong with Maddie Grace 6th overall extreme Senior solo and a high platinum photogenic score, Hope 5th overall extreme senior solo. 5th Izoma and Jada And a special judges award, 3rd Kylee and Hope and 2nd madi and Kadence in extreme teen duets. Shoutout to Hope for a scholarship and the senior extreme grand soloist.

Congrats to In the Water and Crazy Train who tied for 7th overall small group extreme. Spelling Bee 1st overall excel teen line and a special shout out to one woman army 1st overall AND the highest scoring 13 and over excel teen large group. Yay! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ†

Congrats to the AD girls that finished up our day 2. Gracie and Ashley were 2nd overall excel teen duet. Allison platinum score, Jada 10th overall and Madi 7th overall extreme level. Yay AD! Thank you Kasey! ๐Ÿ’š

Congrats to Maggie Richard the Junior Photogenic winner. Small group jr excel 5th overall salute and 4th blue and white. Humble and kind was 3rd overall large petite excel. Beauty in the rain large jr excel 3rd overall. (Sorry didnโ€™t get a photo because of quick change) Ice placed 2nd overall extreme jr small group with a high platinum score. Go AD ๐Ÿ’š

Congrats to Level Up 7th and Over the rainbow 6th excel petite and excel junior, 10th believe again, 7th wild side, 5th call on me, 4th fabulous, 3rd friend in me, 2nd tell my mama. And extreme junior 2nd overall frozen. Way to go AD

Congrats to AD Junior Solos. Andrea (pic in blue) excel level 2nd overall. In the extreme level Kylee Platinum (pictured in purple) 5th overall Piper (pictured in pink) and 4th Overall Kayln (pictured in black lace) also won a star experience scholarship and the junior extreme title winner. Way to go AD

We finished our week strong and are ready for 2 weekends in a row of competition. Who needs a spring break week when you can have a spring week of dance? #letsgoAD #nobreaksforus #hardworkers #dedicateddancers #yayspring

Look at Ashley Toups Raborn on a billboard! Jane Ashley was on the AD team and her Mom Is in a dancing with the stars contest in her hometown. You can vote for $1 per vote. Letโ€™s show her some #ADFamily love and vote for this NC gal to bring home the ๐Ÿ†

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Advance Dance Studios offer dance instruction for dancers age 2-18. Various dance styles are offered.