Birmingham Dance Theatre

Birmingham Dance Theatre


โ€ฆ and weโ€™re off to Orlando for & Invitational National Event! Wishing everyone safe travels and the best of luck this coming week!๐Ÿ’•

Thank you to and for an amazing two days of Surgeโšก๏ธ Our dancers had an absolute blast๐Ÿ’•

Next stop: ๐ŸŽ‰N A T I O N A L S๐ŸŽ‰
- We canโ€™t wait๐Ÿ”ฅ
Yesterday was a great dayโ™ฅ๏ธ Second annual water gun fight with level 6 & 7 after Summer Intensive & team bonding and positive affirmations with level 5! Going into nationals stronger than ever๐Ÿ’•โœจ๐Ÿ’ฏ

We love these kids so much!!

๐Ÿค๐Ÿค week two of summer intensive is off to a great start!โ€ฆ&& nationals is exactly TWO WEEKS AWAY! LETS GOOO! We canโ€™t wait โ™ฅ๏ธ
WHAT A WEEKEND! Hundreds of dancers, 180 numbers, and 4 AMAZING showsโ€ฆOur teachers, staff, dancers, and parents blew us away as we celebrated a legacy of 60 years of dance education! From our two year olds to our Seniors, the stage was lit up with cuteness and passion. We are so thankful to Samford University and their staff for welcoming us in and being a part of this monumental year. A HUGE shout out to the extremely talented Jake Olson for producing the lighting for all of our shows. After a week to recoup, we are in awe of the talent, teamwork, and drive of the Birmingham Dance Theatre family.

weโ€™re ๐‘ถ๐‘ต๐‘ฌ ๐‘พ๐‘ฌ๐‘ฌ๐‘ฒ away from BDT RECITAL & we canโ€™t wait โญ๏ธ 60 years of passion, dance & love!
New this year is our Friday night Solo Showcase! โœจFREE and open to the public! Come watch our award winning solos Friday, May 27th @ 6pm! ๐Ÿ’•

16 DAYS UNTIL RECITAL!! And so it beginsโ€ฆ our faculty and dancers canโ€™t wait for you to see these amazing performances! ๐Ÿ”ฅโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฏ
BDT Company Banquet 2022โœจ Thank you to the Parents Club for the best one yet! We will cherish these memories forever๐Ÿ’• We are going to miss our seniors next year, but still so excited for nationals this summer! Beyond proud of our Company dancers on a highly successful season!



What a way to close out our regional dance season! Every number received a platinum/platinum star score - placed first in every division we competed โ€“ named the Star Power Top Elite Studio Winner and Studio of Excellence Winner. Big shout out to - Caroline Maner, Caroline Powell, and Globetrotters on being the Top Score Star Elite Numbers for the weekend โ€“ โ€œHolding Your Ownโ€ and โ€œGlobetrottersโ€ for being the intermediate and elite level high scores for the entire weekend โ€“ Kaileigh Grace Whitt and Caroline Maner on being named the Junior and Teen Fusion Title winners. Thank you for an AMAZING weekend! We are so proud of all our dancers and to have end our regional season on such a high! Way to go BDT!

Saturday night แดแดแดแด… โœจ๐Ÿ’™

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SEE YALL TOMORROW NIGHT for another Wine & Werk Wednesday!!! ADULT HIP HOP ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œbeginner-advanced dancers welcome!!!

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๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐’—๐’Š๐’ƒ๐’†๐’” ๐Ÿ’Ÿ ๐Ÿ’Ÿ


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โ™ฅ thank you for capturing the most beautiful moments from our 61st BDT Recital!! You guys continue to blow us away every single year!!! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

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THIS WEDNESDAY โ€ข JULY 12TH! Join McCall Scofield & Abby Southerland for another night of ADULT HIP HOP!! BEGINNER-ADVANCED WELCOME!! $25 cash at door & letโ€™s have some fun gettinโ€™ down!!

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SHE DID IT!!!! Carrington Hodge is the new Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2023. She walked away a preliminary winner in Interview, Talent, Fitness, and Self-Expression closing out her national winnings at $45,000 in cash tuition scholarships. We are so unbelievably proud of you Carrington! Your BDT family loves you๐Ÿ’™โœจ

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The last 3 weeks of Summer Intensive & Surge were absolutely amazing.๐Ÿ’žFrom our third annual water-gun fight, to the awe-inspiring guest faculty, and of course our own remarkable faculty, every moment was perfection. We are so thankful for all of you! Hereโ€™s to an amazing summer and wishing all of our students going to nationals the best of luck! โœจ

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๐“๐Ž๐Œ๐Ž๐‘๐‘๐Ž๐– ๐๐ˆ๐†๐‡๐“ ๐Ÿ’œ join McCall & Abby for a night of fun!!! All levels โ€ข ALL welcome! SIGN UP GENIUS BELOW!
We will see you tmrw night from 7-8:15!! $25 cash at the door! #!/showSignUp/10c0c44aaaa2ba3f5c34-wine

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๐Ÿงก itโ€™s officially ๐’๐”๐‘๐†๐„ week!! we are so excited to have these 3 incredibly talented guest teachers at BDT for the next 2 days!! ๐Ÿงก

๐‰๐จ๐ซ๐๐š๐ง ๐ƒ๐จ๐๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ซ
Jordan has performed with artists such as Nick Jonas, Becky G, Fifth Harmony, and Kelly Clarkson. Jordan has also worked on TV shows such as Glee, The Voice, Lucifer, Shake It Up and Two and a Half Men. He has also appeared on THE OSCARS, EMMYโ€™S, and AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. Jordan currently tours the country teaching with Hollywood Dance Jamz Dance Convention.

๐€๐ฅ๐ž๐ฑ๐š ๐€๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง
Alexa has been featured in several television commercials and music videos and has danced on television shows such as Glee, Xfactor, American Idol, Americaโ€™s Got Talent, Dancing With The Stars, All The Right Moves, and was a contestant on Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance. Alexa has toured the country as a cast member of contemporary dance company, Shaping Sound. She has also performed with many artists such as Kanye West, Queen Latifah, Colbie Caillat, Paramore, The Wanted, Icona Pop, LMFAO, Fifth Harmony, and Demi Lovato. Alexa continues to tour the country as a Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor and dedicated dance teacher/choreographer.

๐Š๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ง ๐Œ๐š๐ก๐ž๐ซ
Kevin is a Choreographer & Creative Director from Los Angeles California.ย 
He has worked with Rihanna, Madonna, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, J-Lo, New Kids on The Block, Missy Elliot, Becky G, Rihanna and so many more.ย 
You can catch him teaching with Monsters of Hip Hip & Hollywood Vibe!

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๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™Meet our ๐†๐”๐„๐’๐“ ๐…๐€๐‚๐”๐‹๐“๐˜ for Summer Intensive๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™All the fun begins on Monday, June 5th!! Register today at

๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐๐ž๐ง
Chase is a choreographer with Season 17 So You Think You Can Dance. He was also a choreographer on Dancing With The Stars in 2021 and 2022. Chase choreographed at the 2023 ACMS and also at Revel Dance Convention. He has choreographed for Dolly Parton, Michael Buble, Donny Osmund, Derek Hough and World of Dance. Chase has danced with Ciara, Bebe Rexha, Ne-Yo, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough. He also danced on The Emmyโ€™s, The Voice, Teen choice Awards and Dancing with the stars.

๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Ž๐ฅ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง
Carly is a current resident of Dallas, Texas and has received her BFA in dance, BA in Arts Management and a Minor in Psychology at SUNY Purchase college. She is currently a company member with Gregory Dolbashians DASH Ensemble. Carly has worked with choreographers such as Sean Bankhead, where she starred on the reality TV show โ€œDance Kids ATL '' on Lifetime, and Kiki Ely and breakdancer Beejay Harris on UPtvโ€™s reality dance series โ€œDancinโ€™ the Dreamโ€. Other credits include Jade Novah, Jordan Sparks, Nate Butler, Chris Tomlin, CBS the Couch, Huffington Post live, Chick-fil-A, and the BMI Gospel Music Awards. Carly also has certifications in Yoga, Beginner through Advanced Pilates Mat, and Personal Training through American Council on Exercise. You can find more information on Carly at her website;

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โœฐ โœฐ that (almost) ๐‘๐„๐‚๐ˆ๐“๐€๐‹ feeling ๐Ÿคฉโ€” we canโ€™t wait to showcase our dancers hard work ๐“๐‡๐ˆ๐’ ๐–๐„๐„๐Š๐„๐๐ƒ at the BJCC Concert Hall!
Join us โ€”> Friday 6:00pm for our Ballet & Showcase
โ€”> Saturday Matinee at 11:00am & Solo Showcase at 3:00pm!


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Yesterday we had our 15th annual Company Banquet! We want to thank Kelley Brown, Katie Cullen, Cori Prier, Margaret Powell, Steve Shoemaker, Casey Ritchey, Nancy Melton, Bridges Swift, Casie Patterson, Angie Albano, Jessica Waid, Elizabeth Fisher, Lisa Ambrose and the Zimmermanโ€™s for such a beautiful event. It was a wonderful way to recognize all of our accomplishments this year and to celebrate our 8 graduating seniors! We are going to miss you all so incredibly much๐Ÿ’žโœจ

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BDT Performance Team and Connection recently competed at and and they absolutely killed it๐Ÿ”ฅWe are so proud of everyoneโ€™s love and dedication of dance throughout the year!! We received double & elite platinums, diamond, โ€œUp in the VIPโ€, overalls and judges choice awards. We ended the year w/ a bang and are ready to see what next season holds๐Ÿ’ž so proud!



๐ป๐’ถ๐“…๐“…๐“Ž ๐’ฎ๐“…๐“‡๐’พ๐“ƒ๐‘” ๐ต๐“‡๐‘’๐’ถ๐“€! ๐ŸŒˆโœจ

We hope everyone enjoys their time off and has loads of fun & sun!๐ŸŒž Donโ€™t forget to tag us in your photos!


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We want to congratulate one of our students .burt on winning Miss Alabamaโ€™s Teen 2023! Elaina is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the out. We know you will do big things and are so proud of you!!!! โœจ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ‘‘

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We are absolutely PUMPED about attending this weekend! Only 2 more sleeps๐Ÿ’œ Letโ€™s gooooooooo!!!!


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WOWZA! This past weekend at was one we will never forget! The energy the our BDT family brought was on fire!!!! We are so incredibly proud of each one of our students!

We started the weekend off strong with our soloists. We had 21 Top 50% soloists. Congratulations to Milly Powell on 1st overall Petite solo, Lina Patterson on 1st overall Junior Solo, Caroline Powell on 3rd overall Teen solo, Caroline Maner on 1st overall Teen solo, Kylie Nequette on 1st place overall Senior solo and lastly Briana Harvey on GRAND CHAMPION 13 & OVER SOLOIST.

Our group numbers Saturday brought down the house! Every๐Ÿ‘single๐Ÿ‘group๐Ÿ‘number๐Ÿ‘ received a platinum award! California Dream received the highest score of the weekend with a 99.3!!! Our groups walked away with 2 Competitive Edge awards, 5 Grand Champions, 9 Most Entertaining Awards, 9 Best Choreography Awards and 9 First Overall awards!

Title Competition was a blast! Congratulations to our queens- Fleming Haughton on being crowned Little Miss Dance, Nora Leigh Packard on being crowned Petite Miss Dance and Jovi Zimmerman on being crowned Teen Miss Dance๐Ÿ‘‘
Lilah Mayfield- 1st Runner Up- Petite Miss Dance
Jocelyn Fisher- 3rd Runner Up - Petite Miss Dance
Kaleigh Grace Whitt- 4th Runner Up- Junior Miss Dance
Maryn Brown- 3rd Runner Up- Junior Miss Dance
Gia Nelson- 2nd Runner Up- Junior Miss Dance
Katie Ambrose- 1st Runner Up Miss Dance

Closing out the weekend with all of our scholarship winners. Congratulations to our 17 Protรฉgรฉ winners- 3 Dancers of the Weekend - Addison Whitt, Lilah Mayfield and Briana Harvey. To- Sophia Melton and Tanner Watts on placing in the Top 3 Overall Interview Experience. Scholarship Audition Placements were awarded to Jovi Zimmerman - 1st place Overall 13 and over winner, Caroline Powell - 2nd place Overall 13 and over winner, Lina Patterson - 1st place Overall 12 and under winner, and Kaleigh Grace Whitt - 3rd place Overall 12 and under winner.

All the long hours & hard work paid off!!! Way to go dancers, teachers, choreographers and parents!!!

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DMA #33 WEEKEND is here!!! We are beyond excited to see all our groups and soloists perform throughout the weekendโค๏ธWe want to give a special shout out to our talented dancers competing for title! Title contestants go through three rounds of competition: interview, auditions (in 4 styles of dance) & solo competition. We know you all will rock it๐ŸŽธโœจ

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We were blown away by our company dancers this weekend at Hollywood Vibe. We loved sharing the weekend with so many incredible studios. These dancers showed heart, grit, and a true love for the art of dance. Congratulations on receiving 10 Vibe Awards, 25 Platinums, 1st place overall Junior Small Groupโ€ Congaโ€, 1st Place Overall Pre-Teen Small Group โ€œCreatures of Snowโ€, 1st Place Overall Senior Large Group โ€œMy Wayโ€, 2 Most Entertaining awards, 3rd Highest score of the weekend, 16 scholarship winners, 2 Artistry Award winners, and 5 LA Agency awardsโ€ฆjust to name a few. A big shoutout to Gia Nelson and Quincy Wilson on being named Grand Champions and to Lina Patterson who was named Junior Dancer of the Year for New Orleans.

To Hollywood Vibeโ€ฆthank you for inspiring our dancers, encouraging them, and filling them with positive energyโ€ฆand incredible fun- yโ€™all are (beyond) top notch!!

And to our teachers, staff, and parentsโ€ฆthank you for making weekends like this possible. Your continued support of dance and the studio is part of what makes the BDT family so special. We love you all!!!!!

Watch outโ€ฆnext stop Dance Masters of America chapter 33!!!

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What an ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•”๐•ฃ๐•–๐••๐•š๐•“๐•๐•– weekend we had at โ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ thank you to the faculty & staff for making the weekend one our dancers will never forget! We are so proud of our company students & we canโ€™t wait to see what else this dance competition season will bring!! Also, BIG SHOUTOUT to our new NRG Prodigies โ€”- Gia Nelson, Addison Shoemaker & Cece Ferguson!

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Wow! What a way to start off the competition season at โ€ฆ We are beyond proud of our teachers, dancers, and parents and thank you all for an awesome weekend! We cannot wait to see what the rest of the season will holdโœจ๐Ÿ˜

We are proud to announce we received 15 Stop the Clock Scores, 1st Place Sidekick Line, Mini Production, Teen Production, and Senior Production, 1st Place High Scores in Sidekick Jazz, Mini Hip Hop, Mini Musical Theatre, Junior Ballet, and Teen Hip Hop, And the only studio who was awarded an 11 Oโ€™Clock award in every age divisionโ€ฆRevolting Children (Sidekick), Bieber Fever (Mini), Creatures of Snow (Junior), Ladies (Teen), and The California Dream (Senior). Way to represent ladies๐Ÿ’•

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We hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving week! Today we kicked off competition season with our annual Company Pep Rally.๐Ÿ’• We are competing in just ONE WEEK ! We are so proud of our dancers and choreographers hard work, growth and commitment to our craft! Letโ€™s go Ladies!!!


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๐’พ๐“ƒ๐“ˆ๐“‰๐’ถ๐‘”๐“‡๐’ถ๐“‚ vs ๐“‡๐‘’๐’ถ๐“๐’พ๐“‰๐“Ž ๐Ÿ’• we sure do love these cute minis โ€ขโ€ข happy thursday!!


Happy Halloween from BDT & our Petite Connection cuties! Everyone have a ๐Ÿ‘ปspooky and fun night๐Ÿ•ท



Itโ€™s ๐•™๐•’๐•๐•๐• ๐•จ๐•–๐•–๐•œ at BDT! ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿง›๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
2-3-4 year old olds, 5K through Prep 1-3, Minis and Petites wear a costume! Everyone else wear your favorite โ„•๐”ผ๐•†โ„• outfits! No classes on Halloween!


โ€ฆ something about ๐’ƒ๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ ๐’—๐’†๐’๐’—๐’†๐’• in ๐’๐’„๐’•๐’๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“ ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŽƒโ˜•๏ธ


โ€œYes, Salem, weโ€™re ๐•“๐•’๐•”๐•œ๐•œ๐•œ๐•œ๐•œ๐•œ!โ€

In honor of Hocus Pocus 2โ€™s premier we had to have The Sanderson Sisters on our feature wall this ๐“ˆ๐“…๐‘œ๐‘œ๐“€๐“Ž ๐“ˆ๐‘’๐’ถ๐“ˆ๐‘œ๐“ƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ Our level one darlings sure love it๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’›

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The BDT Company Big / Little pajama party last night was such a blast๐Ÿ’•Thank you so much to the volunteer parents, Parents Club and .jessica.waid for throwing a bomb party! We are looking forward to the best season yet!!!!


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BDT Connection and Performance Team Big/ Little was a huge success! It was a super fun Silent Disco Glow Party! Thank you to the village of Moms who put this together! It is going to be a wonderful year๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿชฉ


โ€ขDonโ€™t forgetโ€ข tomorrow morning starts week 2 of Saturday Ballet! Come take from our world class Ballet Director โœจ and you will not be disappointed! ๐Ÿฉฐ





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Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Hollywood Vibe and Hollywood Dance Jamz Company Members! We are so proud of you all๐Ÿ’• Way to Representโญ๏ธ


Week 2 of classes and our students are off to a fabulous start! We know this will be the BEST year yetโญ๏ธ letโ€™s keep it up!



Welcome Back!๐Ÿฉฐ The first day of dance is going strong! We are looking forward to seeing all our dancers (old & new) sweet faces this weekโœจ

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Dance starts back in ONE WEEK! Come dance with the best!!! Call 822.3012 or visit to register today๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽ‰


Summer is ~๐’ป ๐“ ๐“Ž ๐’พ ๐“ƒ ๐‘”~ by! Fall registration is booming๐Ÿ’• Call the office or visit our website to register todayโœจ See you all in 3 weeks!

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Congratulations to Carrington Hodge on being named the DYW Shelby County 2023. ๐ŸŽ–You are the definition of a distinguished young woman! We are so so proud of youโ€ฆyour journey awaits, and we will be cheering you on all along the way!โœจ

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2x NATIONAL CHAMPIONS at the Hollywood Invitational in Orlando Florida! We are truly humbled with the kind words and support from the and faculty! Thank you for the greatest week ever!

โ€œCalifornia Dreamโ€- Senior National Champions

โ€œCotillionโ€ - Teen National Champions

โ€œShelterโ€-3rd Runner Up to the Intermediate Champions

โ€œGreat Balls of Fireโ€- 1st Runner Up to the Mini Champions

We have been so inspired by the talent and art seen this week by all the studios! Many congratulations to everyone!

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Wow!! We are having an absolute blast at The Hollywood Invitational!โœจ We canโ€™t believe tomorrow is the last day! We are soooo incredibly proud of each and every one of our dancers and how they delivered on and off the stage. We are happy to announce we have 4 numbers competing in the โ€œBattle of the Starsโ€ tomorrow night at the final gala. ๐Ÿฅ€Letโ€™s Go!!!

โ€œGreat Balls of Fireโ€- Mini
โ€œShelterโ€- Intermediate
โ€œCotillionโ€- Teen
โ€œThe California Dreamโ€- Senior

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1694 Montgomery Highway
Hoover, AL

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 6pm
Tuesday 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday 12pm - 6pm
Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 6pm

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